Month: July 2017

Backpacking through Europe on 4 wheels

Backpacking through Europe on 4 wheels

Europe Travel, UK Travel, Worldwide Travel
We all think of backpacking as something that is synonymous with being a student and taking a gap year, it’s become almost a rite of passage for many youngsters to travel to Europe with just a backpack and stay in cheap hostels and travel on foot. This classic vision however is not the only way. A backpacking trip taken by car instead of on foot, can be just as rewarding, exciting and enjoyable. There are lots of roads leading across various parts of Europe, but one epic road trip that has proved tempting to many from Europe and indeed beyond is the 500 mile long stretch of road from Lac Leman in Geneva to Florence in Italy. The scenic roads stretch through glorious mountains and along beautiful coastal terrain offering wonderful views and sweet sea air. Pop the roof up on your converti
Five Flavours of Marrakech You Need to Experience

Five Flavours of Marrakech You Need to Experience

Europe Travel, UK Travel, Worldwide Travel
Last year I went to Marrakech for the very first time and I came away about a stone heavier – it was worth it though as I had never tried such delicious food on holiday before. It’s something that needs to be experienced to fully appreciate though, and I think I can probably entice you into booking a trip by simply telling you what to try whilst you’re there. Some people describe the city as a lot of hustle and bustle, and whilst that is true in the souks, you’ll find Marrakech hotels are little slices of heaven where you can rejuvenate after a long day exploring. Don’t let the idea of bartering put you off as you really will discover a wondrous place. And you’ll forever be trying to recreate the food that you tried whilst on your trip! Here are just five of them… Mint tea Exchange yo
What to Pack for your Walking Holiday

What to Pack for your Walking Holiday

Europe Travel, UK Travel, Worldwide Travel
Knowing what to pack for your next adventure can be the bane of some people’s existence. Trying to figure out what the weather will be like and what to pack just in case, without overloading yourself, can be a bit of a guessing game. With some holidays, it’s easier to plan ahead – skiing and walking holidays can be simple; just remember to pack light and don’t take anything unnecessary. Use this list of essentials as a guide: A Waterproof Jacket to keep the rain off your clothes, should the skies open Lightweight Trousers – don’t pack things that will take an age to dry. Jeans should be avoided. Opt instead for chinos or camo trousers, which will also take up less space in your bag Lightweight Layers – Avoid chunky knits, and similar. Choose more light layers which can easil