Best city in the world

Best city in the world

San Miguel de Allende was voted best city in the world in 2018 by Travel & Leisure readers for an unprecedented 2nd time. This colonial-era city located in Mexico’s central highlands has a thriving arts scene and is home to many weekend cultural festivals. ...
Early Bird Travel Deals 2019

Early Bird Travel Deals 2019

It’s that time of year again.   Early bird travel deals are now available.  Great bargains to be had on early bird flights to Europe and beyond.  Whether you fly economy or business it’s worth checking online or with your preferred travel agent to secure...
Day room access in hotels goes one step further

Day room access in hotels goes one step further

Day room access in hotels goes one step further with the introduction of ‘by-the-hour’ rates.  Not a novel concept in red light districts for hotels with a reputation for being used for illicit purposes. But now, some high end hotels are targeting...
Chasing the Northern Lights in Norway

Chasing the Northern Lights in Norway

It is something we had talked about, on and off, for over 20 years since the last time we caught a quick glimpse of a green flash in the black sky on our way home, driving north from Oslo. It was just the one but it caught my imagination and ever since I have wanted...
Day out in the Pyrenees

Day out in the Pyrenees

It is currently high summer here in Catalonia. Fortunately it doesn’t get nearly as hot here as it does further south in Spain, but sometimes you just feel like going up into the mountains for some fresher air. Last Monday was just one such occasion. It was 35...

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