14 September

Discovery Now Accepting Bitcoins

Discovery Now Accepting Bitcoins

DISCOVERY HOLIDAY HOMES AND NETWORK NOW TAKING BITCOINS FOR VACATION RENTALS In June 2014, Expedia announced its intention to accept Bitcoins (BTC) and to enter the world of cryptocurrencies for payments of holidays! We are following suit with holiday home rentals. We have activated a number of properties with Bitcoin payment options and will be ...

9 August

Food Fight: Who’s got the Best Local Grub?

Food Fight: Who’s got the Best Local Grub?

After Richard’s fantastic blog on beers, ciders and wines, I knew that the next thing to follow had to be a blog on some fantastic local foods to accompany some of his spectacular choices. There’s loads of great food out there in the world to try, and let’s face it: we’ve all got our favourite ...

4 August

OPEN LETTER TO GOOGLE INC

OPEN LETTER TO GOOGLE INC

A CRY FROM THE SEARCH WILDERNESS! Dear members of the Google Search team, its VP’s, company Board members, advisors, shareholders and anyone with a couple of minutes to spare……. I write this letter in the forlorn hope that somebody within the vast Google network may pick up on this plea and relay it to somebody who counts ...

26 July

Beer, Cider & Wine: A refreshers guide!

Beer, Cider & Wine: A refreshers guide!

This summer in Devon is blistering and  begs continual refreshment! We occasionally pop out of the office and enjoy the local fare! Here are some of our favourite drinks this week! Mr Moretti at Ansteys cove! He’s over from Italy! On the Rocks, Torquay sea front! Don’t mention the Rugby!

17 July

GUEST’S GUIDE TO BOOKING A RENTAL!

GUEST’S GUIDE TO BOOKING A RENTAL!

With the large number of companies, owners and agents now marketing holiday homes and with so many properties to choose from, where do you start? Add in the opportunity to “Book Now” on so  many sites, it is no wonder many guests get nervous about who they are dealing with! We have created a short ...

7 July

Take a Break in Beautiful La Clusaz, France

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Take a Break in Beautiful La Clusaz, France

 Take A Break in Beautiful La Clusaz, France.  Looking for somewhere to holiday this year? Come sun or snow, you won’t be disappointed when you choose to visit La Clusaz on the Swiss border of France.  La Clusaz is a ski resort in the French Alps close to the Swiss border. This commune is part ...

2 July

Lost Gardens of Heligan as a Daytrip from Devon

Lost Gardens of Heligan as a Daytrip from Devon

Beautiful Devon is full of nature, countryside and gardens to explore, but if you fancy a daytrip out of the county and deep into the heart of the Cornwall, then why not visit the fantastic Lost Gardens of Heligan, situated in Pentewan. Easily reachable from the heart of Devon by an approximate 75 minute car ...

29 June

Gorgeous Galmpton

Gorgeous Galmpton

Nestled along the River Dart between the two coastal towns of Paignton (2.8 miles) and Brixham (3.1 miles), the quaint and historical village of Galmpton offers an enviable spot for soaking up the year-round delights of Torbay and Devon. The picturesque setting of Galmpton has beguiled and inspired many throughout the ages, from the future King Edward ...

28 June

The 8 Wonders of North Devon

The 8 Wonders of North Devon

The world might only have 7 wonders, but North Devon has 8. 1) Lundy Island With nothing but the Atlantic Ocean between Lundy and America, this secret Devonian paradise beckons any wanderer. The clandestine corner of the Bristol Channel offers a patchwork of activities; you can safari with snorkels, rollick in rockpools and letterbox to ...

20 May

Changing Travel Habits Within The UK

Changing Travel Habits Within The UK

The rise of business trips and visiting friends and family Younger people are more likely to extend business trips into personal holidays, unlike their peers, according to one study. Additionally, 80% of young people. who travel on business, believe that travel reviews are extremely important in making decisions. This coincides with the increasing popularity of ...