Some of the most lasting marks of Scotland's history on its landscape are the country's famous castles. Once fortifications over past conflicts, today they offer a glamorous glimpse of the past as well as a history lesson.
What holiday do you associate the color orange with? Can’t think of one? Try King’s Day, the enthusiastically celebrated holiday in Amsterdam. On this day, the city turns into a street party, market and festival all rolled into one.
As anyone with kids will know, travelling as a family treads that very fine line between bliss and misery. And the worst part is that you never really know when, where or why it might swing from one extreme to the other. The simple fact of the matter is that kids and long journeys have never made the best of bedfellows. In turn, you find yourself walking on eggshells for much of the journey, hoping and praying it passes without incident.
Logically speaking therefore, you’d assume that the quicker Read more [...]
To put it simply France is a beautiful country with a lot to offer and is a great place to enjoy a holiday. For those lucky enough to visit this wonderful country, there is so much to see, do and visit. This article will talk more about some unforgettable places to see in France.
The French Alps are a perfect place to visit and it doesn’t matter what the season is. In winter you can go on a family skiing holiday in France, but if you prefer you can visit the alps in the summertime Read more [...]
We will always want what’s best for our children. There is no exception when it comes to education. We are not talking about pricey private schools though, we just want our kids to exceed in academics. Often when a child isn’t doing well in school we as parents may not know where to turn for answers. Is it the schools fault? Is our child not applying themselves? Are we as parents to blame?
Each case is different, but we as parents certainly need to be on top of our kids' education. Read more [...]
Dorset is probably not the most well known place in the UK when it comes to holiday destinations, but thankfully it is a hidden gem that quite a few people are frequenting each year. This is no coincidence, so read on to find out some good ways to spend time with your family in a Dorset holiday cottage and see what Dorset is all about.
The Tank Museum
Previously known as The Bovington Tank Museum, this is a collection of tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles in Dorset. It is situated Read more [...]
Tenerife is an island that is literally filled with things to do and what better place to do it than a place that has great year round weather. To me there really is no surprise that people are coming here at any time of the year to get some sun, so read on to find out a few of the reasons why Tenerife should be your next holiday destination.
Tenerife is the ideal place to enjoy the beach, especially with its abundance of them and also the quality of the weather as I mentioned above. Read more [...]
Bali has long been one of Indonesias favourite tourist hotspots. In Ubud However, it seems that the traditional Balinese lifestyle has been able to move in harmony with the many tourists visiting the small village. While travelers move around amazed by Ubud’s beauty, the local people are still able to proceed with daily life, such as participating in their ceremonies to honour the gods and placing offerings along the roads to show the gods their faith. With so much to see and Read more [...]
For a fun family holiday with an exotic twist, there can be few more compelling places than Rio de Janeiro. The Brazilian city has become synonymous with beautiful beaches, samba rhythms and massive sporting occasions that have become the focus of some seriously attractive betting odds.
So for the ultimate family excursion amidst the palm trees and beautiful people of Rio de Janeiro, here are some of the attractions that you must check out!
Rio de Janeiro Read more [...]
When you were younger it was all about you. You could go on a spur of the moment holiday and only worry about your costs. However as life went on you were lucky enough to start a family and now your travel adventures require a little more thought and a lot more finance. To help you out, we have pieced together some great tips for saving money leading up to and during your next family holiday.
Plan Well in Advance
You may be surprised to find that many families often plan their holidays one Read more [...]
The ESTA Visa Waiver program (or Electronic System for Travel Authorisation) is a waiver program that can be a little confusing for those that have never used it before, but this article will talk more about what it is, things to remember and how to help you to use it successfully on your next visit to the United States.
What is it?
The ESTA is a web based system that determines whether visitors to America are able to travel under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This means that if the Read more [...]
My wife and I decided that, together with our two children, we needed a well-deserved break and we opted to go on holiday to Tenerife. We booked a flights and hotel package on line and it was so simple. I had been to Tenerife as young man but I wasn't prepared for the colossal changes that had taken place with the explosion of hotels, restaurants and other amenities.
We were booked into one of the smaller family operated hotels in Los Christianos. This suited us just fine with it's friendly lack Read more [...]