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How to Have a Non-Tourist Experience in Switzerland

How to Have a Non-Tourist Experience in Switzerland

For all the perks and benefits that being a tourist allows, it undeniably has a few limitations. Mostly, it’s the fact that you’re confined to a ‘looking in from the outside’ perspective, and so never feel truly part of the culture that’s happening around you. […]

5 Reasons to Visit Paros

5 Reasons to Visit Paros

Paros is an island in the Aegean Sea that may not be as popular as other islands in the region. We usually think of Mykonos and Santorini when talking about islands in the area, mainly because they are very popular among international travellers. However, that […]

Niagara Falls – A Romantic Place to Visit!

Niagara Falls – A Romantic Place to Visit!

There is something so eternally romantic about the idea of visiting Niagara Falls.  There are many wonderful waterfalls in the world, so why are these so famous and so desirable a location to visit?  I think it’s because we see them represented so often in […]

Port 9 Island Family Resort Review – Korčula in Croatia

Port 9 Island Family Resort Review – Korčula in Croatia

Port 9 Island Family Resort Review.  What we wanted for our family holiday this year was somewhere with better weather than the UK,  somewhere we could explore,  enjoy local cuisine and somewhere where the sea is calm so that we could snorkel. Korčula in Croatia […]

Splashaway Bay – New Waterpark on Independence of the Seas

Splashaway Bay – New Waterpark on Independence of the Seas

Splashaway Bay – the new waterpark on board Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas is perfect for younger kids (and some older ones too!).  I have done a short video for you – but there are lots more photos below too. Do have a look […]

Butlins Skegness Seaside Apartments Reviews and Tour

Butlins Skegness Seaside Apartments Reviews and Tour

Butlins Skegness Seaside Apartments Reviews – We’ve just returned from a fab weekend at Butlin’s Skegness, where we stayed in the lovely Seaside Apartments.  Video Review of the Seaside Apartments Butlins Skegness These are the highest priced apartments in Butlin’s and with good reason.  Before […]

5 Great Things to do in Orlando that are not Disney!

5 Great Things to do in Orlando that are not Disney!

1) Wonderworks is an indoor amusement arcade inside a quirky upside down building. You can also see the Outta Control Comedy Show there (with unlimited pizza and beer!).  WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with 35,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with […]

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

Christmas Around the World – Festivals and Markets

I think Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to travel and visit Festive Christmas Markets and events!  I have gathered suggestions of some of the most magical festivals of Christmas around the world, written by other travel bloggers.   Bolzano Christmas Market, Italy […]

Planning a trip to the Yorkshire Dales

Planning a trip to the Yorkshire Dales

I am planning another trip to the Yorkshire Dales soon and have been researching online where to stay.  I’ve never used Airbnb before but of course have heard a lot about them.  A friend of mine used an Airbnb in Ireland a couple of weeks […]

ARCTIC 4X4 WINTER EXPEDITION LAUNCHED

ARCTIC 4X4 WINTER EXPEDITION LAUNCHED

Experts at Off the Map Travel have created an exclusive new luxury travel opportunity for guests to drive off-road across Lapland in the same off-road Arctic Explorer trucks designed and built for the filming of the Top Gear Polar Special TV show. With guests taking […]