Archive for May 2012

Munro Bagging in Scotland


In Scotland, the term ‘Munro-bagging’ is used to describe the popular yet exhausting hobby that sees thousands upon thousands of people ascend the country’s highest mountains every year. A Munro is any mountain in Scotland that exceeds 3,000ft in height, and with 284 of them at the last count, there are plenty of challenging peaks to keep even the most adventurous traveller occupied.

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A beginner’s guide to Manchester


This summer, The Stone Roses and The Happy Mondays will play reunion concerts in Manchester’s Heaton Park. This might bemuse anyone born this side of 1980, but for those of a certain age, the gigs mark an emotional return to Manchester’s heady late ‘80s musical heyday.

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The Top 5 Sights of Seville


The name ‘Seville’ no doubt conjures up fragrant orange groves, warm, lazy days of terrace lunches under a bright blue sky, and siestas in a hammock. And you’ll find all this on a visit to Andalucía’s largest city, as well as a whole range of historical and cultural points of interest covering everything from the city’s heritage as the ‘Gateway to the Americas’ to its involvement in the Spanish Civil War. If you’re looking for a Spanish city that has the exotic feel of Moorish architecture and palm trees, combined with some of the best parks, museums, restaurants, entertainment and culture in Spain then this is the place.

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20 Tips to Travel More In Less Time


Any traveler worth his or her salt will have the same complaint – they wish they could see more of this world in lesser time. Not everyone has unlimited vacation time. So how do you travel more in less time and enjoy all the delights this world has to offer?

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Ruins and Castles in Scotland


Apart from being known as the home of “Nessie” the Loch Ness monster and the popular immortals from Highlander, Scotland has a rich and fascinating heritage filled with tales of fierce warriors decked in tartans defending their castles and fiefs.

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5 Reasons to visit the Geres, Portugal


If you’ve been looking for a reason to visit Portugal, and if you’re a trekking adept – this article should interest you. We will show you some lovely highlights of the Peneda-Geres reserve, which is the only National Park in Portugal. Located up North and encompassing three districts (Braga, Viana do Castelo and Vila Real), these awe-inspiring mountain ranges stretch all the way to the Spanish frontier.

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Why Spain Is Still the Most Popular European Tourist Destination


The most popular tourist destination in Europe has to be the wonderfully diverse country of Spain which has seen tourists visiting there since the 1960s. Spain offers not only the budget holiday maker an affordable package deal in the thousands of different beach-side resorts, but it also offers much more with its rich culture, beautiful countryside and the exceptional flavors of its unique cuisine. The following tips and suggestions will make your holiday experience more enjoyable.

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Staying in Devon


Devon is the home of the British Riveria, of some of the most glorious beaches in the UK, it also proudly boasts the national parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor, largely untouched areas of outstanding beauty which also have a mystical and tantalising past. Devon is a county which holds much for the holiday maker looking for their own slice of tranquillity and serenity.

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Skiathos: A Unique Greek Island


What do you do if you only have two days to spend on a vacation? You have been itching for a taste of Greece… Your bag is ready to go but where to? If you have a limited time to spend on Greece and touring Greek Islands seems impossible, take this small piece of advice… [...]

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Party Europe – 5 Of the Best Clubs in Majorca


Majorca is famous for some of the hottest nightlife action in Europe. There are huge clubs that accommodate up to 5,000 people each night and attract the best known DJs, and there are also more intimate clubs with smaller crowds and more privacy. Visitors and locals will find a dazzling nightclub to suit every taste. And with flights to Majorca at great rates now is a top time to go get your dancing shoes on.

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