With the festive season fast approaching, Europe truly embraces the Christmas spirit. From the authentic, traditional markets of Vienna, to a charming international-oriented display in Nuremberg, Europe stands out with its impressive offering of beautiful Christmas-themed markets that promise to delight and enchant all visitors. Where better to pick-up last-minute gifts, wander around the enticing […]

People are constantly asking me why travel agents still exist in this cyber age of the internet The answer is simple: TRAVEL IS LIKE A CUP OF COFFEE Just like holidays, the choice of coffee is vast and, let’s face it, a little overwhelming. Sure, you can make a cup of coffee at home and […]

Fish and chips; afternoon tea; the weather; roast beef and Yorkshire puds; Morecombe and Wise – all great British institutions. And, in my opinion, Thomas Cook was right up there with the best of them. How such a long-standing venerable brand was allowed to disappear is beyond sad, and there are still many questions to […]

It may come as no surprise that these are heady days for tourism to Japan. With tired perceptions changing and visitor numbers accelerating, the country is, without doubt, the long-haul star of the moment. And why shouldn’t it be? Japan is an intoxicating country of contrasts with stunning landscapes, fascinating history and age-old traditions. Its […]