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 ...

16 December

Winter Sports in Lake Como

Winter Sports in Lake Como

For most visitors to the Italian lakes, it’s all about sun and swimming, but when Lake Como casts off its summer skin — and with it, its summer crowds — it makes room for wintery delights. Down around the lake’s edge in winter, the atmosphere is peaceful and serene, but in the nearby mountains, there’s ...

23 December

11 Christmas Traditions From Around The World

11 Christmas Traditions From Around The World

We all know what we’ll be doing this Christmas time…but what about quirky little festivities from other cultures? Australians get festive by the barbecue whilst we curl up by a roaring fire and Germany revels in the celebrations of Christmas Eve whilst we save the crackers for the big day itself. Here’s a little insight ...

14 November

Tick Off Travel Bucket Lists with Discovery!

Tick Off Travel Bucket Lists with Discovery!

Everyone has a travel bucket list tucked away somewhere, whether it’s a niggling desire to throw yourself off of a plane or a crumpled piece of paper in your journal which you’ve been adding to for years. Well, today is the day to start ticking things off! Listed below are not only travel wishes, but ...

21 October

World’s Most Superb Swimming Pools!

World’s Most Superb Swimming Pools!

With what feels like enough rain to fill a million swimming pools falling in England this week…it’s time to dream away dreary October days and check out some of the world’s coolest swimming pools…dive in! 1) Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena, Spain 2) Mardan Place, Turkey 3) Ubud Hanging Gardens, Indonesia 4) San Alfonso del Mar, ...

22 September

Italian Lake Homes – New site

Italian Lake Homes – New site

We are always trying to improve our service and business. This involves redeveloping websites, improving the look and feel of the system and ensuring that all prospective guests can find what they are looking for quickly and secure the ideal property via an online booking or find out more quickly and easily. Lakecomohomes.com was our ...

19 September

6 Ways to Keep Life FUN

6 Ways to Keep Life FUN

Surprise and spontaneity often provide the best things in life, from an unplanned trip to finding a new quirk in your age-old best friend. Here are some ways to keep life fun, interesting and full of those little perks 1) Be Modest Being the one to surprise people is exciting. It’s so much better to ...

9 March

Villas – Everywhere!

VILLAS – what types, where are they , why rent? Travellers when asked where they would like to stay on their dream holiday, will often say “A villa on the slopes of a well-known ski resort, or a villa overlooking a clear tranquil Mediterranean sea with an infinity pool. Others may decide on a villa ...

5 December

Merry Christmas from Discovery Holiday Homes

Christmas is a time that conjures up all sorts images and is a time of festivities, with much of this based on personal reflections and experiences.  Christmas therefore means many things to many people, but we do like the ethos of “Peace and Goodwill to all Men” and we hope that all your wishes for ...

25 November

Villas of Lake Como

Lake Como Villas Some of the worlds most famous villas are on Lake Como.  The reasons for this are down to history and celebrity status such as that of Hollywood stars and very wealthy businessmen.  For example, where stars go, others follow, including the Paparazzi.  The most famous of these on the Lake and popularized in the press, has been ...