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Posted by on Mar 12, 2017 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Spain |

Fun things to do in Barcelona and Saving Tips

Fun things to do in Barcelona and Saving Tips

Barcelona is a city in Spain where you can probably find something to do at any time, any day, anywhere.  The thing is that normally, as it is one of the most touristic city of Europe, it is not simple to find cheap activities and places to go, even some parts of the Guell’s Park are payable now. Thanks to OK Apartment, the specialists of Barcelona, we wanted to share our list of funny things to do around the city and how to save some pennies having the most of your day. If you’re interested you can keep reading below: Saving tips: So here you have a nice list of alternative activities to do in Barcelona, avoiding the typical touristic routes and its elevated costs. As to get the most of the city without having to sell a kidney, I personally recommend avoiding hotels here in Barcelona, as they have (in the majority) excessive rates. There is a nice local company, OK Apartment Barcelona, which has a nice offer...

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Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel UK |

Why Opt for a Bed & Breakfast in UK

Why Opt for a Bed & Breakfast in UK

Looking to visit the United Kingdom soon? If yes, you might want to stay at a Bed and Breakfast. Also, referred to as B&B, it is a form of accommodation for travelers to sleep and have breakfast at. Guests sleep in private rooms of the host of a private property. B&Bs make for an excellent lodging option with several benefits. In fact, British Bed and Breakfasts are rated as the best in the world since 2016. B&Bs are widely popular as they offer a great way to know more about the local culture. When you are staying with a resident of the region, you will know their customs, cuisines and other aspects of their life much better than you would when you put up at a hotel. Also, as it is the owners themselves who are looking after you, you can enjoy a personal touch that you wouldn’t find in a hotel. B&Bs usually serve authentic home cooked food, so you can enjoy the best of local produce without...

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Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Italy |

What to do in the Grand Region of Tuscany

What to do in the Grand Region of Tuscany

Travelling to Tuscany should be on anyone’s bucket list. If you’ve had the chance to visit the iconic and beautiful location in Italy’s north western coast, then you’ll understand what a magical place it is to live in. If you’re planning to travel to Tuscany any time soon, then here are few things to see and do along with places to stay, that will surely make your trip a memorable and unforgettable experience. History:  Understanding the history behind any place you visit in the world, enhances your experience worth it even more. Tuscany is primarily known for its culture, stunning scenery and artistic legacy. If you didn’t know already Tuscany’s regional capital is Florence or ‘Firenze’ as the Italians say. Italian Renaissance originated in the heart of Tuscany. This was a period that started in the 14th century, where literature and the arts reached a level of high importance. Italy also has some of the best vineyards in the world. In Tuscany specifically, there are two main grapes that...

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Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe |

Why You Should Experience a Helicopter Ride When Visiting London:

Why You Should Experience a Helicopter Ride When Visiting London:

Ever wanted to do something completely different when visiting the UK? Just browse the internet for helicopter rides London and you will find a huge range of companies offering this service at very reasonable prices . Imagine the feeling of suddenly being suspended in mid air and then propelled across the skies of London taking in all of the major sights that you’ve only ever understood from the ground. It’s difficult to visualize moving across London streets and avoiding all of those crazy traffic jams as if in a dream. London bridges look totally different from the air and considering that you are not speeding across the skies as if in a jumbo jet, but rather drifting calmly with time to savour the beauty that London sky views have to offer. It is the perfect treat for your family or friends to mark a special weekend. Alternatives to London Helicopter Rides You could visit the London Eye and pretend you are in a helicopter when you are right at...

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Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel France, Travel Style, Winter Holiday |

Plan the Perfect Stag Christmas Holiday in Exciting La Tania

Plan the Perfect Stag Christmas Holiday in Exciting La Tania

The buzzing French ski resort of La Tania is the kind of place where a glorious stag Christmas holiday can be enjoyed. This is a magical time of year here and the resort is perfect for groups of fun loving buddies to have a good time in. There are some tremendous reasons for choosing this resort for making the trip into the kind of unforgettable experience that everyone will remember for a long time. The following are some of the best reasons for making this your next stag destination. A Wonderful Party Town The biggest reason for heading to La Tania with your buddies is that it is the sort of party town where you can enjoy letting your hair down. For a start, your group will be amazed at how many fantastic places there are to go out for a drink here. Like all of the best French Alpine ski towns, La Tania is packed with a number of fantastic pubs and bars. If the plan is to...

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Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Travel Asia, Travel Brazil, Travel Destinations, Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel Netherlands, Travel North America, Travel South America, Travel Thailand, Travel USA |

Here are 5 Iconic Film Locations You Should Visit Once in your Lifetime

Here are 5 Iconic Film Locations You Should Visit Once in your Lifetime

Have you ever watched a movie and fell in love with a specific filming location? For sure, at one point, it has already happened to you. Whether it is a nice part where the stars are seen hanging out or a beautiful hotel where they slept in the movie, there are many places in films that can automatically awaken the wanderlust within you. Keep on reading and we’ll take a quick look at some of the perfect examples of such places.  Koh Phi Phi Thailand is rich with magnificent beaches, which are considered as amongst the best in the world. If you are a movie buff, on the other hand, one that should not be missed is Koh Phi Phi. On its western side, you can see the famous Maya Bay, which has been the filming location of The Beach, a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio. This tiny island attracts swarm of tourists who are wanting to have a slice of this paradise. Rio de Janeiro The beauty of Brazil’s...

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Posted by on Oct 9, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel France, World Culture and History |

6 Must-see Cultural Festivals in France

6 Must-see Cultural Festivals in France

Planning the ultimate vacation to experience an authentically French cultural festival? Well, what a good way to understand the French it if not going to local cultural festivals? Whether you love music, sports, movies, theater, dancing or history, the country has many annual local festivals just for you. What’s more, flights connecting France with other countries are quite affordable and efficient such as flights from Edinburgh to Paris . Here’s are six of the must-see annual cultural festivals that you would not want miss while visiting this beautiful European country. You’ll also find details about the location of the festivals to help you schedule your next visit. Kindly have in mind that the exact dates of cultural festivals listed may vary every year. Bastille Day: Across the country (July 14) July 14 is a very important day in France as it commemorates and celebrates the invasion of the Bastille. Bastille Day is considered a special day to the birth of democracy in France and is one of the country’s...

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Posted by on Sep 17, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Ireland |

5 Top Reasons to Visit Belfast for a Weekend

5 Top Reasons to Visit Belfast for a Weekend

If you haven’t been to Belfast, you might not know what a great city it is and you might not know how it’s grown in confidence and in top class visitor attractions over the past decade or so. You might have heard about world-famous tourist sites like the Giant’s Causeway or maybe even caught sight of the beauty of the landscape in episodes of Game of Thrones but you’ll only caught a glimpse of what the city and environs of Belfast has to offer. Don’t delay, read on for our list of five top reasons to visit Belfast for a weekend and grab a comfortable room in a budget hotel like Travelodge in Belfast so you can get over and see the sights for yourself as soon as possible. 1: St. George’s Market in Belfast St. George’s Market isn’t new to Belfast shoppers, it’s been on the same site since the 17th century and trading in the current market building since Victorian times. And when you step into the...

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Posted by on Jul 21, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel France |

4 Ways To Visit Paris In Style

4 Ways To Visit Paris In Style

There is something special about Paris. It is a city full of romance and inspiration. It is a place so full of history that it will leave you positively speechless. The city of love is by far one of the most incredible places to visit in the world. Are you looking for a travel destination unlike any other? Want to feel pampered on your next getaway? Here are four ways that you can visit Paris in style.   Take a Limousine To Your Hotel. Nothing says luxurious getaway quite like a limousine ride. The beautiful interior (not to mention the extra leg room) is one sure fire way to start your vacation off on the right foot. Instead of settling for a cramped cab ride from the airport…. choose a fabulous limousine ride. It is the best possible way to get from the airport to your hotel. You will feel amazing as you check out the sights from the comfort of your seat. If you are looking for a...

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Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Finland |

Experience Finnish summer like the locals do: sunlight, sauna, celebration

Experience Finnish summer like the locals do: sunlight, sauna, celebration

Have you ever been to the land where the sun ever sets? In large parts of Finland, the sun is up for almost 24 hours a day during June and July. With day temperatures between 64.4°F and 95°F in the summer, Finnish summer days can be quite warm and long. These days are welcomed with great enthusiasm by the locals, since the winters can be dark, cold and long. The best way to experience these long summers’ days, is to do this is by car. Take your swimming clothes, some food and a camera to capture the beautiful views. Enough prepaid refill for your cell phone should be included on your packing list as well, in case you get lost in the extensive woods. Ready to go? Here are a few tips to experience Finnish summer like a local:   Hire a cabin In the land of a thousand lakes, locals know best how to spend these -literally- endless days. Most people own a cabin by the lake, where...

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Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Italy |

What to Know About Sardinia

What to Know About Sardinia

Many of our private jet charters at evoJets are designed to safely and comfortably visit remote locations when booking enjoyable flights is not otherwise easy. That is often the case with Sardinia – the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, and a part of the Italian cultural experience. Sardinia is accessible through three airports: Cagliari-Elmas Olbia-Costa Smeralda Alghero-Fertilia These airports experience a large passenger volume every year, so those who want to land a bit more privately often arrive in a private jet charter. Sardinia is a wonderful island, perhaps even more so because while many islands rely on tourism for their economy, Sardinia has its own successful economy, giving the island significantly more wealth to expand on its culture and activities, so tourists can enjoy more of what the locals enjoy, rather than simply the restaurants and activities designed for attracting tourists. Vacationing or Traveling in Sardinia If you are planning on traveling to Sardinia, there are a variety of nice hotels, including: Hotel Il Castello Forte...

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Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources |

History Buffs Will Love Traveling in Ukraine, But They’re Not the Only Ones

History Buffs Will Love Traveling in Ukraine, But They’re Not the Only Ones

Ukraine is a beloved vacation spot for millions of people each year. Most of these people live in Eastern Europe. For the rest of the world, Ukraine doesn’t usually make top 10 “Must Visit” lists. But perhaps it should. One common phrase that you’ll see when checking out Ukraine tourism sites is that it’s a great spot for history buffs. And while this is true, it doesn’t take into account so many other elements that make Ukraine great for people on holiday. We’ll cover some of both sides of the story, for history lovers and everyone else as well. As far as history goes, you won’t find many places more stuffed with it than Ukraine. Ukraine has a long history, including wars, colonization, famine, riches, royalty, poverty, and everything in between. Many of the families of Ukraine have been in this huge land through it all, and this connection to the past gives Ukraine a rich history. Lovers of Russian history, Ukrainian history, or anything old and beautiful, will...

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Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Accommodations, Transportation, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Scotland, Travel Tips |

The Edinburgh Experience

The Edinburgh Experience

This is an account of my Edinburgh experience – yes, that is what I am calling it because it was unique to Edinburgh! As soon as I had received clearance from my boss for a vacation, I knew my destination was going to be Edinburgh. The first thing I had to do was find the cheapest and best deals for my flight to the place. Once I had booked a flight, I was on to the next thing on my list. It involved finding the ideal hotel to book so that I could enjoy my time in the Scottish capital.  Having found the perfect place to vacation in, I wanted to ensure that nothing cramped my enjoyment. I did have mates in Edinburgh who would be happy to drive me around but I was taking no chances. On the off chance that they were busy or had things to do, I decided to reserve an Edinburgh taxi. Armed for all eventualities, I waited impatiently for the day of departure....

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Posted by on Dec 5, 2015 in Accommodations, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Spain |

4 Luxurious Places to Visit in Holiday to Madrid

4 Luxurious Places to Visit in Holiday to Madrid

Whatever your holiday expectations are, they will be met in Spain. For family holiday’s, business trips, international conferences or just a simple weekend break, Spain is worth considering. With perfect beaches, rich and diverse cultures, climate a geography, this is the ultimate holiday destination. Authentic Spain has a lot to offer to you. From The Costas, Spain’s magical and legendary coastline, the stylish cities spanning many centuries and eras, The Balearics and The Canary Islands amongst many other delights. And Spain has year round sunshine making it a great delight. However, you have not visited Spain if Madrid is not one of your destinations for your family holiday. It is a must to visit this great ad awesome city. You will be spoilt for choice as on where to stay in magical Madrid. The following are the four most luxurious hotels to stay in while you visit and sample this city. 1. Hotel Hesperia Madrid Among several great hotels in Madrid, Hotel Hesperia is the premier hotel for your accommodation....

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Posted by on Oct 3, 2015 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Italy |

How to Explore Italy in 3 Different Ways

How to Explore Italy in 3 Different Ways

Do you want to know why Italy is an ever-present destination on the list of places that most people would like to visit? Travel to Italy and you will understand why a lot of travellers fall in love with the country. Below are three of the best ways that you can enjoy the wonderful country: City Break in Rome When talking about Italy as a holiday destination, for sure, most people would instantly think of Rome, especially devout Catholics. It is not just the capital of Italy, but also the capital of the old Roman Empire, which provides plenty of opportunities to explore its rich history through its numerus attractions and iconic landmarks such as the historic coliseum. One of the most popular sites to visit in Rome is the Vatican City, where you can see the basilica of St. Peter. Make sure to be there early as it gets crowded as it gets late, especially during peak season. The Pantheon, Colosseum, St. Peter’s Square, and Navona Square should...

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