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Don’t miss out on seeing the most visited prehistoric monument during your Menorca holiday. The Naveta d’es Tudons is the oldest roofed building in Spain – a Bronze Age burial chamber which has been restored. The word naveta is used to describe a burial chamber in the shape of an upturned … Read more about Bronze Age Monument in Menorca

Most of Amsterdam's canals only carry pleasure boats. However the Amstel still plays an important commercial role, carrying small cargo to the port of Amsterdam. It is worth a walk along the river to see the barges going to and gro, and the workings of Amsterdam's famous double-leaf drawbridges … Read more about Amsterdam Bridges

Three Coins in the Fountain is the name of a 1954 film that introduced a song of the same name.  The film tells the story of 3 American girls looking for romance in the Italian city of Rome, and were employed at the American Embassy. The fountain mentioned in the song is the Trevi Fountain in … Read more about Trevi Fountain in Rome

When you're on your holiday in La Gomera in the Canary Islands, you may hear people talking about something called El Silbo, or Silbo Gomero.  This is the native language of the island.  El Silbo is the ancient whistling language developed by the Guanches who first inhabited the island. The … Read more about Whistling Language of La Gomera

Looking for something different when you’re on your holiday in Fuerteventura? Perhaps you’d like to consider a trip to see the aloe vera plants on the island. The island has the ideal soil, and coupled with the dry weather conditions makes Fuerteventura the perfect match for the plant.  Developed … Read more about Aloe Vera in Fuerteventura

Take a look at our latest blog we’ve written on A Luxury Travel Blog – Enjoy The Freedom of a Luxury Villa Holiday in Mallorca.  We have looked through the many luxury villas in Mallorca and brought you our favourite 5.  Perhaps there’s one which you would particularly like to stay in. Including … Read more about Luxury Villa Holidays in Mallorca

Travel within the EU during 2021, and onwards, is subject to new rules regarding passport validity. If you are planning a trip, we recommend you check the expiry date. You never know, you may need to apply for a renewal. We are used to being able to travel right up to the passport expiry date.  … Read more about Passport Validity After Brexit

They say happiness comes in waves, and that’s certainly true about surfing in the Canary Islands. Located just 100km off the west coast of Africa, the Canaries benefit from a year-round mild climate, making this an ideal destination for a surfing holiday any time of the year. However, probably … Read more about Canary Islands Surfing

If you’re after peace and quiet, unspoiled landscape, and nature at its best, then a holiday in El Hierro is ideal.  Don’t expect brash nightclubs, bustling resorts, or fast paced activities here as life is much slower and tranquil on El Hierro. The smallest of the islands at just 269 km² (with … Read more about Spotlight on El Hierro Holidays

A holiday in Tenerife is always a popular choice for families, but sometimes you just want to get away from the beach or hotel swimming pool ritual.  You may find yourself searching for something different to keep the children amused.  The good news is, Tenerife has plenty of activities for … Read more about Top 10 Things for Children on a Tenerife Holiday

If you are in need of some winter sun, but simply don’t have time for a week away, then Santa Cruz de Tenerife (the capital of the island of Tenerife) may be the ideal destination for you.  Tenerife is a year-round destination with an average temperature of around 23º during the winter months.  In … Read more about Top 5 Hotels in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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