Beach holiday vs active holiday…

Looking for a holiday but torn between a week sunbathing or a more adventurous holiday? Well of course, there are pros and cons to both types of holiday and which you choose depends very much on your personality and personal tastes…

Kitesurfing Dakhla - Morocco
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If you’ve got a high-powered, stressful job then a beach holiday where you have little more to worry about than when to take a dip in the pool and when to get changed for cocktails might be just what the doctor ordered. Make sure it’s truly relaxing and remember to turn your phone off and leave your Blackberry and laptop at home! Continue reading “Beach holiday vs active holiday…”

The magic of the Spanish Isles

People who have visited Spain already will know that it’s a fantastically diverse country, full of different landscapes and history. You can find a different side to Spain every item you visit, and this is really apparent if you go to any one of the Spanish islands.

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The most popular islands belonging to Spain are Ibiza and Majorca in the Mediterranean and the Canaries, just off the coast of North Africa, in the Atlantic Ocean. Each island has its own particular charms and you can find both a party scene and splendid isolation on all of them. Continue reading “The magic of the Spanish Isles”

Windsor: Well Worth a Visit

You can be forgiven for thinking ‘London 2012’ or ‘Olympics’ when anyone says visit the UK at the moment, but now the games are over and the country is settling back to normal there are still plenty of reasons to head to London and surrounding areas. The city of London is of course an amazing place to visit, with world class everything at your fingertips and the chance to see some of the most recognisable iconic buildings and sites on the globe. However if you’d like to explore a bit further afield then just a short journey away lies picturesque Windsor which is a fantastic tourist destination in its own right.

Windsor Castle
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Top of the list should be Windsor Castle which is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, and is an official residence of the royal family with a fascinating story going back almost 1000 years. Immerse yourself in the rich history and enjoy such fascinating experiences as the Changing of the Guard and the panoramic view from the top of the tower. Windsor is one of the royal households where the Prince of Wales holidays and indeed his wedding was celebrated at the castle in 2005 with a lavish reception. Continue reading “Windsor: Well Worth a Visit”

The World Is Your Oyster With A Caravan

Caravan holidays can be a great way to see different parts of the country, and other countries too. The freedom that you have with a caravan is that you can change your planned itinerary at the drop of a hat, with no concerns about finding accommodation as you always have it with you.

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Whether you are travelling in the UK or in continental Europe there are so many camp sites available that even if your first choice is full, you’ll always be able to find another place to stay nearby. Continue reading “The World Is Your Oyster With A Caravan”

Quick And Easy International Money Transfers

A round the world trip can be a dream come true for those who set off on one. After years of saving and careful planning, you’re finally able to pack your bags and go and see all those places you’ve been reading about and anticipating seeing one day in the future.

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However you’ve decided to travel – whether you’re living it up in 5-star accommodation all the way, or you’re at the other end of the scale with your backpack on your back – one thing you’ll need to make sure is that you have access to more cash as and when you need it. Continue reading “Quick And Easy International Money Transfers”