21 December

Not a guest was stirring …

Not a guest was stirring …

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a guest was stirring, not even a mouse, The log burner was stacked and handled with care, The bathrooms cleaned, not so much as a hair. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of Xboxes danced in their heads. And ...

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 ...

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 ...

16 February

Uber, Food, Locks, Washing & More

Uber, Food, Locks, Washing & More

Over 60% of people are running smart phones these days and it seems everybody is glued to them daily. Messaging, games, photos, social media and even telephone conversations. The Internet has invaded holiday rentals in an unparalleled way for research and bookings but is now seeing the benefits brought at the sharp end of a ...

24 January

Exeter Gets Animated This February Half Term!

Exeter Gets Animated This February Half Term!

Animated Exeter, the leading animation festival in the South West, is back in town this February half term for its 15th year! A plethora of workshops, exhibitions, screenings and talks will run wild in Exeter next month, keeping everyone on their toes with top quality national and international animations. The key aim of Animated Exeter ...

20 January

Segways In Cyprus, Say No More

Segways In Cyprus, Say No More

We all love to come back from holiday and tell everyone what we’ve been up to; something decent for the postcard is essential. We’ve heard it all…banana boats, fishing trips, hotel talent shows which took a sinister turn with some cross-dressing dads,  but how about something totally different? We’re talking a Segway ride in Aphrodite ...

14 January

Aphrodite Hills Jazz Festival!

Aphrodite Hills Jazz Festival!

Aphrodite Hills has firmly placed itself on the music map. The annual Jazz Festival, which takes place at the 5 star Paphos resort, which attracts world-class musicians and emerging Jazz sensations, offers an evening of spectacular music on the Cypriot coast.   What am I going to be tapping my toes to? For one night ...

13 January

10 Historical Places You’ve Got To See

10 Historical Places You’ve Got To See

Narrowing this down to ten is a bit of an impossible task, but there are certain historical places in the world which cast spells. If you tick these off your list, you will have seen some of the world’s most ancient magic, original thinking and pivotal landscapes. Get searching for your Discovery holiday homes nearby! ...

30 December

Things We’ve Seen In 2013

Things We’ve Seen In 2013

It’s nearly time to close the door on 2013 and draw the curtain on a brand new and fabulous 2014. But before we call it a day this December, let’s relish small celebration, local inspiration and understated achievement around the globe; what else do we travel for if not to be a little bit inspired? ...