Travel Directory Article Archive
If you’re tired of going on the same kinds of holidays year in, year out, why not consider breaking the mould in 2014 and doing something a bit different? There’s certainly a lot more on offer than your standard break in a resort – check out our suggestions.
There is no doubt that Dublin is a world-class city with lots to hold the visitor's interest, but what are the truly great things to do? Read on for a selection of the must-see attractions to tick off if you are only in town for a limited amount of time. Then hire yourself a vehicle with Auto Europe to ensure you get round them all.
If you’ve never been on a sailing holiday before, you may think that organising one is as simple as hiring a yacht, choosing a destination and then setting sail. While that is, in a nutshell, how it works, there’s a bit more to the booking process than that.
When you go on a sailing holiday, you don’t necessarily want to spend all of your time on your yacht – it’s amazing to go ashore and see what you can find in different places as you cruise. If you’re searching for a varied destination, look no further than the British Virgin Islands.
Although Nepal is best known for its outstanding hiking opportunities, there are many facets of the country that you should aim to uncover during a holiday here. As well as the stunning mountain scenery, there is much history and wildlife to see.
Indian cuisine may be something that you feel you’re relatively familiar with, but nothing will prepare you for the taste sensation you’ll enjoy if you try some of your favourite dishes – or are brave enough to sample something new.
If you’re looking for the ideal destination for a varied and exciting sailing break without having to travel too far, you can’t beat Greece. With more than 6,000 islands and islets dotted around its coastline, you’ll never be short of places to explore.
If you want to feel as though you’re standing on top of the world, but don’t have the time or inclination to learn complex mountaineering techniques, never fear, because there are plenty of mountains you can climb without requiring technical rock climbing abilities.
France is a wonderful place to travel to, being popular among those who have a passion for fine gastronomy, sunshine and lovely landscapes. It also has a fascinating recent history, with its shores having international historical importance.
There are many wonderful holiday options out there, but one of the best has to be a luxury crewed yachting break. Sailing is fantastic, because it allows you to see several places in one trip and gives you a chance to experience more of a destination.
The French Riviera is the kind of holiday destination that really does have something for everyone – which is probably why everyone loves it! From movie stars to your average Joe, it's a place that attracts holidaymakers of all types and interests, so whatever you're looking for in a getaway you're sure to find it here.
Geneva is deservedly famous for sites like its glorious lake, the UN headquarters and its contributions to the world of science – but alongside these international attractions is a lot of local colour. It's these unique, fascinating areas we will be focusing on today.
The world is a truly wonderful place and there are some outstanding sights that you can discover on your holidays. While there are many beautiful spots, we’ve selected a few of the most breathtaking to get you in the mood for a bit of globe trotting.
The Italian lakes are some of the most famous beauty spots in the world, and exploring them is something that should be on everyone's bucket list. Below, you can find out more about the lakes themselves, as well as how to make the most of them during your trip.
If you’ve never been on a sailing holiday before, you could be forgiven for thinking that one yachting break is very much like another. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many types of sailing holiday available – the following are the main options.
Antigua honeymoons are probably just about as romantic and as luxurious as you can get, think 365 beaches with soft sugar sand, palms swaying the the warm Caribbean trade winds, aquamarine waters filled with colourful coral reefs, steel drum bands and plenty of unique culture and heritage to get suck into. Pair this with luxurious world class resorts and you’ve got the recipe for the perfect honeymoon.
The South Pacific is well-known for being home to some of the world’s most beautiful and unspoilt tropical islands and, naturally, it lends itself incredibly well to sailing holidays. Read on to find out more about island hopping in this stunning region.
When most people think of the south-east of England, they tend to imagine London and nothing else, although the truth is that there's far more to discover in this region of the country than just the capital. Known as the Garden of England, Kent is a wonderful place to explore if nature is your thing, with a wealth of national parks and wildlife centres waiting to be discovered.
Some places seem to be made for alfresco dining, and Sydney is certainly one of them. This iconic destination is famous for having some of the best views in the world, with the spectacular harbour, of course, particularly standing out.
There are certain things that you come to expect from a holiday in Alicante – sun, sea, sand and great food to name but a few. It is therefore unusual to do something out of the ordinary, but this is exactly what we suggest in this article.
If castles, churches, towers and pretty much anything historic are the things that really interest you on holiday, then Fingal is the place to go. This area, which is part of the greater Dublin region, is dotted with all sorts of monuments to times gone by.
Geneva in Switzerland is renowned for being a city rich in cultural attractions, including world-class museums and stunning galleries. If you're a night owl, though, you might be wondering what you can do when the sun goes down.
Mexico City is a truly magnificent place to explore
The region of Andalucia in Spain is the perfect destination for scenic, sun-soaked drives. Base yourself in Malaga and you'll be in the perfect position to explore some of the area's most scenic, historic and interesting towns and villages.
Mount Everest is well known for being the highest peak in the world and, although hundreds of people have now made it to the summit, this is still an incredible feat. Anyone who’s hiked to the Base Camp will tell you just how tough it can be.