28 February

Stay in, keep warm, bake a pie!

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Stay in, keep warm, bake a pie!

With a bitter North Easterly today, take brisk walk in the country or on the beach, light the fire and bake yourself a Squab pie! Although it is not known exactly where squab pie was first made, it is clear that it was somewhere in the south of England. Although it appears that squab pie did ...

29 November

Celebration Time!

Celebration Time!

The baby boomers are coming! With the baby boomers now hitting their 60′s and the increased levels of travel and opportunity to travel, we are seeing the rise of family celebrations. People are living longer, some have enjoyed exellent investments and families can stretch across the globe. Bubbly for all What evidence is there for ...

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 ...

13 May

17 Ways To Spend The Perfect Weekend In The English Riviera

17 Ways To Spend The Perfect Weekend In The English Riviera

Let’s go to the English Riviera 1. If you arriving at Torquay train station saunter along Torquay seafront Be sure not to spend too long in Torquay’s train station! Head straight to the seafront and follow it around! 2. Make your way to Abbey Park and stop for snacks at One World Cafe Adjacent to ...

1 May

Holiday Home Google Search Trends Look Like Batman

Holiday Home Google Search Trends Look Like Batman

UK Google search trends have followed the same pattern for over 7 years. The Google Trends tool allows you to see a visual representation of the popularity of search terms, used in Google, over time. After analysis of search terms and variety of terms used for holiday homes, the most common term used by guests ...

23 April

Top 6 Cultural Things to See in Dartmoor

Top 6 Cultural Things to See in Dartmoor

With a diverse and rich cultural heritage, Dartmoor has a wealth of things to see, from prehistoric tombs, medieval buildings and settlements over four thousand years old, to 23 conservation areas and 1,208 scheduled monuments. It has customs and traditions which remain present to this day, including the famous Widecombe Fair. Together, this contributes to ...

28 January

The Milan Day Trip

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The Milan Day Trip

Milan Day Trip   (content provided by discovercomo.com) The metropolitan city of Milan gives a radiant contrast to the rural glamour of Lake Como, making it a great day trip. Although Milan is widely regarded as the financial sector of Italy, it has far more character and history than many people give it credit for. ...

28 January

The Booking Conundrum

The Booking Conundrum

THE BOOKING CONUNDRUM This blog post designed to simplify the booking of a holiday home in the increasingly confusing online holiday rental market and to help guests in the labyrinth  of the net! The holiday home market has exploded online in recent years for several reasons:- There have been a substantial number of people who ...

22 December

Crowd Rentals! – The Time for Team Work

Crowd Rentals! – The Time for Team Work

COLLECTIVE GEO RENTAL MARKETING (CGRM)  For many owners and agents/managers the changes to the rental industry over the last few years have been very disturbing. The natural fragmentation of the industry has seen a number of  investors and institutions attempt to centralize the guest booking experience online, with little consideration for the product, the support ...

7 August

Epic Maho Beach Plane Landings in Saint Martin

Epic Maho Beach Plane Landings in Saint Martin

Maho Beach on Saint Martin Island (the dutch side of the Caribbean) is famous for its airport and plane landings which fly extremely close to the beach. Maho Beach isn’t your typical blue sea, golden sands relaxing soak up the sun beach. In fact tourists flock to Maho Beach for the exact opposite reason; it’s ...