Sinai: Sun, sand and history

Sinai: Sun, sand and history

Hearing the name Sinai sparks mostly biblical images, particularly of Moses receiving the Ten Commandments. You think of a sand-filled desert landscape baking in the hot sun. But the reality of Sinai is so much better. This part of Egypt seems like it is in another country entirely, well away from the chaos of Cairo. On the other side of…

Contest: Explore Cuba, Still Definitely Different

Cuba has always been on my dream list of countries I'd like to visit. The beaches, the music, the people, Havana with its colonial architecture and vintage cars ... there's just something appealing about a holiday in Cuba. The Cuba Travel Network have recently launched a travel contest with a grand prize of a 5000 Euro all expenses paid trip to…

Get a taste of London at the top five Christmas markets

If you are holidaying in the UK and have yet to finish off your Christmas shopping, then you will be glad to know there are plenty of exciting places to go shopping in London. The great thing about the city is it doesn't just have an array of luxury and popular retailers to visit, it is also renowned for its…

Spending Your Winter Holiday in Rio

If spending another winter holiday bundled up in sweaters around the heater doesn’t sound appealing this year, maybe a trip south of the equator is what you are looking for. Soaking up the sun in South America can be a nice change from the chilly Christmas you are used to every year. You can find great deals on flights from…

Enjoy a winter break in Berlin

Celebrating Christmas and New Year’s Eve in a foreign country can be an amazing experience and should be included on everyone’s Bucket List. It’s a chance to experience how other countries celebrate the festive season and enjoy some quality family time away from all those daily tasks that can get in the way of relaxing over this time. Christmas in…

Managing your money on a long term holiday

Managing your money overseas usually while on a short holiday isn’t too hard. It's often as simple as estimating how much money you are going to need, withdrawing it from your account and converting it. And of course, making sure you have a card that will work overseas in case you go on a crazy shopping spree or run into…

Exploring the English countryside

When most people talk about their next holiday they usually mention escaping to the beaches of Thailand or another exotic destination. After four years of travel, visiting many of those exotic destinations, there are certainly a few places that stand out in my mind as stunning. But ask me to list the 5 most beautiful places that I've visited and…

The Top 5 Hotspots For a European Coach Holiday

Searching for a new travel destination for your next holiday? These five destinations suggested by Shearings Holidays range from cultural hotspots to scenic wonderlands, making them excellent choices for road journeys or coach trips across Europe. From the Continent’s top historical destinations to its creative hotspots, its beautiful scenic areas to its excellent entertainment cities, read on to discover the top…

Great Family Ski Resorts in North America

With snow starting to fall on the mountains, it's time to think about packing your ski bags for some family fun on the slopes. There are tons of great ski resorts across North America, but not all of them are the perfect choice for a family ski holiday. To be considered one of the best family-friendly ski resorts, they must…

A Beginners Guide to Caravanning

The caravan parks in the Lake District, located in Cumbria County in the UK, are ideal for those of us who love going on picnics, walking, cycling and hiking. If you are an outdoor kind of person and enjoy the tranquillity of being surrounded by nature, caravanning would be the ideal holiday! Here are some caravanning tips for beginners: The…