Holidays & Travel

5 ways to make your Spanish vacation meaningful

S pain is a beautiful place to spend your vacation. It has the best festivals, idyllic coastlines, and a warm climate, making it a popular travel destination. Whether you'll spend your holidays or your longer summer vacations here, you can make it more meaningful through the following activities:

  1. Learn Spanish

The first is to learn Spanish, a language that half a billion in the world speak. This means you can make friends with many people worldwide, especially if you visit Spain. Although you can take a Spanish vacation even without learning their language,...

Val Watson

Val Watson


Top 7 places to visit in the UK during the pandemic

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 09/08/2021 - 12:08pm

After the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine has been approved for use in the UK and more people are being vaccinated, travel is on the mind after 360 days of lockdown. The tourist places plan to open in phases rather than opening up simultaneously.

Some countries are easing the lockdown in phases while some countries are still planning to re-open. For your next vacation the local covid protocols will vary from place to place. Even if most people are vaccinated, there remains a possibility of many others not vaccinated yet. Hence following face mask, social distancing still remains a...

Revealed: Exeter is one of the best locations to own an Airbnb

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 09/08/2021 - 11:43am

With a rise in the number of staycation holiday-makers, Airbnb is once again becoming a reliable source of income for many in the UK.

With this in mind, Crafted Beds have conducted a study to determine which UK locations will increase the value of an Airbnb listing per night.

The study by Crafted Beds found that Exeter was 4th on the list, with Newcastle taking the top spot for the most profitable location to own an Airbnb , earning £122 per night. They were closely followed by Leeds and York, whilst Edinburgh is charging the least at an average of £64.40 per night....

Lympstone Manor unveils a new series of vineyard tours for September

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 09/01/2021 - 3:14pm

Lympstone Manor, the UK’s renowned luxury vineyard hotel has unveiled a new series of vineyard tours, welcoming guests to its idyllic location on the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast. Just two years ago, the team planted approximately 17,500 vines to produce high-quality sparkling wines using classic Champagne methods inspired by the outstanding quality of wines produced from grapes grown in Devon and the ideal south-west facing position of the grounds. From wine tastings to tours of the vineyard and impeccably paired dinners at its Michelin-starred restaurant – this...

New holiday company helps South West holiday-makers cut emissions

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 08/30/2021 - 4:06pm

South West holiday-makers will be doing their bit for the environment when booking their travel through the UK’s first carbon neutral coach holiday company, operating out of the region from November.

Toureasy automatically offsets 100% of the carbon emissions of all their affordable short coach breaks, including transport, hotels and excursions. Toureasy is the first and only coach tour operator in the UK to take this approach.

The operator chose the South West to launch their inaugural tour programme. Departure points across the region include, but not limited to, Bath...

New holiday site opens for luxury lodge viewings

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 08/28/2021 - 1:08am

Viewings can now be booked for the luxury holiday lodges that are for sale at the newly refurbished Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa , a stunning 80-acre holiday destination that is set to be one of the most desirable leisure locations in the UK.

The exclusive Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa is offering viewings on its range of lodges that will offer buyers a unique, private and tranquil ‘home away from home’ in a beautiful and easily accessible location. The site is 22 miles north of Dartmoor National Park, and just a 30-minute drive from Cornwall’s north coast, making it a perfect...

Travel: Underrated destinations of the US East Coast

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Wed, 08/11/2021 - 6:41am

If you're looking forward to a return to truly epic travel experiences, you may have already spent time pondering where to go next. Perhaps, like many people, you are no longer interested in weekend-long minibreaks to Europe and would rather have a more substantial travel experience. A recent report in the Washington Post highlighted how more of us are eschewing shorter trips and instead opting for long haul travel experiences, in which we can truly soak up a destination and go at a more leisurely pace.

If you count yourself among the ranks of 'slow travel' aficionados, you might...

The best spots to go spearfishing around the world

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Mon, 08/02/2021 - 7:47am

If you enjoy spearfishing, then you understand the thrill and excitement this amazing sport can be. The adrenaline rush combined with the stunning scenery around you makes this activity one of the most exciting things you can try.

Spearfishing enthusiasts are always looking for the best spearfishing spots, and if you are one of them, you are in the right place. If you are traveling with family on vacation or going on a spearfishing expedition around the world, then you know you also have to have the right equipment for the sport from .

With that said, let’s...

The best motorhome sites in Exeter

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 07/29/2021 - 1:25am

The summer is finally here and it’s time to get back out into the world and make the most of the glorious sunshine. Make the most of the fresh air this year and visit one of Exeter’s many campsites, all perfect for motorhomes. Travelling with a motorhome is one of the most cost-effective holidays because you simply load up your van, find your spot, and your home is already set up; no need to faff around with a tent.

You may think that getting a motorhome is an unnecessary expense, but it’s a long-term investment that opens up a lot of doors. For example, if you’ve got a family...

A guide to finding a doctor in Barcelona for foreign patients

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Wed, 07/28/2021 - 9:32am

If you are fortunate to visit Barcelona, not only one of the most beautiful places in Spain but also the whole of Europe, you will certainly be hoping that you won’t get ill or require a medical emergency while you there. Also if you find yourself moving to Barcelona from abroad, either for work or to retire, you will want to know that you can access medical care should you require it.

This short guide will take you through what you need to know if you are a foreigner who needs to find a doctor in Barcelona for a medical emergency . The guide will consider what you can do to in...

Mexico leads hospitality sector recovery in Latin America

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Fri, 07/23/2021 - 11:30am

According to a report published by eRevMax, data indicates that advance hotel bookings in Mexico reached 76% late last year as traveller numbers begin steadily rising and stable growth returns with the COVID-19 pandemic displaying a V-shaped recovery.

Leisure travel optimism is back in Mexico

eRevMax says it has been tracking key metrics and reservation trends for its properties across markets and noted Mexican reservations saw a sharp fall in between March and April last year at the beginning of the pandemic, but it is now witnessing a strong recovery that began in June 2020....

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