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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 Oct 2, 2015 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel UK |

3 UK Boltholes for a Cosy Winter Getaway

3 UK Boltholes for a Cosy Winter Getaway

Winter in the United Kingdom can lead into freezing temperatures, and can ruin your holiday. The key here is to be intelligent in choosing where to go. Three of the top picks will be mentioned below, providing you with an idea on where you should stay if you plan to have a quick winter escape.   Bonawe House Bonawe House offers a wide array of accommodation choices including holiday cottages and lodges that are perfect for those who are traveling in large groups. They offer the ideal alternative for hotels because they are self-catering and cheaper. These are some of the best holiday cottages near Oban. When you choose to stay at Bonawe House during your winter getaway, you will not run out of ideas on how to have fun. You can keep yourselves busy because of having an abundance of activities that can be enjoyed. With photographic landscapes that are visible anytime of the year, this is surely a place for winter break that deserves your attention. Some...

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Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Travel England, Travel Europe, Travel UK |

5 Tips to Get the Best From a Tour of London

5 Tips to Get the Best From a Tour of London

From panoramic views to world-class shopping, eclectic dining to vibrant nightlife, London is one city that has it all. It is a cosmopolitan destination that offers plenty of activities one can enjoy, whether you want to splurge out on luxury or travel on a budget. To make the most out of your trip in London, consider the tips that are mentioned below.  Go for a Walk When in London, taking the tube can be a good choice for going around. The metropolis has ultra-modern modes of public transportation, making it effortless to explore the city. Nonetheless if you want a more authentic way to discover London, go for a walk. It is not only cheap, but also good for the health. It is a good thing that many of the attractions are just within a walking distance from each other. Get a City Pass One of the first things that you should do upon setting foot in the city is to obtain The London City Pass. You can buy...

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Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel UK | 1 comment

5 Unique Things to Do in Wales

5 Unique Things to Do in Wales

If you’re travelling in the UK or Europe and looking for a bit of eccentricity, action or just something a little bit different, Wales might not be top of your list. But don’t be so quick to rule it out; this wonderful Great British country has a lot more to offer than you might think! Don’t believe me? From leisurely canal boat rides to trampolining inside a Victorian slate cavern, check out these five unique things to do in Wales: you’ll soon be packing your bags for a trip to Wales! Cross the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on a barge or canoe Whether you’d prefer a leisurely canal boat ride or up for a bit of kayaking, the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on the Llangollen canal is not to be missed. Thomas Telford’s 307 metre long aqueduct carries the canal over the River Dee, and is easily the most impressive piece of engineering on the UK canal system. Not one for those with a fear of heights, it stands 38 meters above the...

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Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 in Budget Travel, Only The Best, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK |

7 Great Ways to Explore Liverpool on a Budget

7 Great Ways to Explore Liverpool on a Budget

There are so many fun and free things to do in Liverpool, so you don’t have to pay an arm and a leg to enjoy your break. We have therefore picked out some of our favourite free attractions to fill up your itinerary. Museums Liverpool offers a plethora of fantastic museums that explore international history, as well as the city’s own. For example, the World Museum offers amazing collections of Egyptian mummies and dinosaur bones, whilst the Merseyside Maritime Museum offers a wide variety of artefacts from RMS Titanic, RMS Olympic and other ships. There are plenty more where that came from, too, and it won’t cost you a penny to pay a visit.(Image by Francis Prior) Cathedrals Liverpool’s cathedrals of the crown jewels of the city, and are both unique and stunning. You cannot help but fall in love with their interior, which are simply breathtaking. Liverpool Cathedral is as beautiful on the inside as it is on the out, whilst the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral offers a spiritual...

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Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Accommodations, Expats, Only The Best, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK |

Fly to London and Discover its Beauty

Fly to London and Discover its Beauty

Do you want to spend your holidays in the best everlasting tourist destination in the world? Well, here is a list of glamorous destination for your perfect vacation. Check it out! Hotels in London The bustling metropolis of London provides you with a variety of hotel deals for all price ranges at its best. A travelers from the different parts of the world who visit the city, will always rush for the hotels in London. The star attraction of Hotels among London is the most famous hotels in Paddington London near station that offers its accommodation service at its best.(Image by Stephen Potter) The hotels in Paddington London is connected well in terms of transport as you can find out the spot easily by public transport. This hotels is ideal for business and leisure travelers. Tourist and visitors from all over the world entering the hotels in London would be captivated with the lovely ambience and also offers with daily prepared fresh dishes with spoilt of choices. Keep in...

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Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Accommodations, Extreme Travel, Only The Best, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Tips, Travel UK |

Some Luxury Hotels near the Surrounding Areas of Queensway

Some Luxury Hotels near the Surrounding Areas of Queensway

Hotels of Queensway in London present a huge option of cheap, lavishness, and bed with breakfast and many more. All of these types of hotels near Queensway are situated in close proximity to tourist attractions such as Serpentine Gallery, the famous Hyde Park, the popular Holland Park, as well as Notting Hill and so on.  A number of lodges in Queensway include on-site bistros that present sumptuous dining conveniences and mouth-watering dishes. There are lots of bars and inns in the locality as well. These hotels in London offer first-rate amenities and marvelous services to gratify both leisure and also business travelers equally. Grange St. Pauls Lying near Queensway tube station in the city, this hotel is just 5 minutes distance from London Stock Exchange. It is one of the finest accommodations in the mid area of the city.(Image by fotoisto2005) This striking hotel has 433 luxury rooms, which provide first-rate amenities as well as services for tourists. The women visitors will have a variety of female friendly rooms,...

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Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Accommodations, Expats, Only The Best, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK |

Where to Stay in the UK in 2015

Where to Stay in the UK in 2015

Having a vacation in the UK is a pretty good idea to implement, especially for 2015 since this lovely European haven has a lot of good things in store for visitors. For your accommodations, though, you will need to stay in any of the best ones in the country. A stay in one of the best lodgings will make your stay in the UK in 2015 a really memorable one. Plus, it gives you a cozy place to unwind and slumber, allowing your body to recover after spending a day filled with fun and thrills in the UK. Here are the likely places that you can stay in and its benefits. Staying in Large Stately Homes Stately homes have roots that go way back in the medieval age. As a matter of fact, some were even built from scratch during the 18th century. These homes had owners and are still owned by some of the wealthiest people of the country and some who have positions in politics. If you...

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Posted by on Dec 14, 2014 in Extreme Travel, Only The Best, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK | 1 comment

Enjoy the Breathtaking Moments in London

Enjoy the Breathtaking Moments in London

Planning to explore one of the finest destinations in the world? London is the best option for you to be. Most of the people would think that London is one of the most luxurious destination, which require lots of money to explore all the attractions. But there are large number of tourist attractions that are free making them affordable places to soak up some culture. If you are interested to explore the fascinating London, then check out the following places that everyone should visit without missing any of the following attractive spots. Go ahead and fall in love. Attractions in London The attractions in London are some of the most exciting and the top most interesting spots in the world that has been captivated with various range of topics from historic buildings and monuments to the finest dining. While in London, British Museum is the first and the fore most place that must be visited, where you will get to find out and experience the works of man from...

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Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Accommodations, Extreme Travel, Only The Best, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK |

Affordable Hotels and their Services in London

Affordable Hotels and their Services in London

London is really one of the most attractive and popular tourist spots in the globe. The city is indeed the abode to a range of prominent tourist spots. Being the most expensive city of the whole world, it is hard to find a low-priced hotel in London. But, with a careful research work on the web you can locate a number of cheap hotels London. Cheap yet luxurious hotel available A cheap lodge in London does not essentially have to be a small or any older home transformed into a hotel or a grimy place in a narrow street of the town. It is, actually, a hotel that presents nice room where all the required needs of the visitors are accomplished. For example, there must be a latest technology TV sets, air-conditioning, and phone booth, comfy bed with excellent linen, sweet blossoms, and hairdryer in addition to toiletries. Service of internet access has turn out to be an integral point of hotel stay and is provided by nearly all...

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Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Family Travel, Only The Best, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel France, Travel Greece, Travel Italy, Travel Portugal, Travel Resources, Travel Spain, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK |

5 FANTASTIC PLACES FOR A FAMILY VILLA HOLIDAY

5 FANTASTIC PLACES FOR A FAMILY VILLA HOLIDAY

MALLORCA Mallorca is an established family holiday destination, it mostly famous for its spectacular beaches, mountain villages, stunning seafront resorts and enchanting olive groves. It has a lot to keep the family entertained for the rest of their holiday including excursions, nature trails, aqua parks, safari parks, sea life centers and adventure playgrounds. Villas offer fabulous accommodations for families to stay and explore Mallorca. Some of the best places destinations for villa holidays in Mallorca include the ancient traditional town of Pollensa and the chic Calad; Or, SaRapita and C’an Pica fort. The villas offer fantastic sea views, most have swimming pools and excellent facilities for the whole family. MARTINHAL, PORTUGAL The Algarve in Portugal is a popular family holiday destination not only for its sun and sand but also for its fabulous options for family friendly accommodations. One of the best family friendly destinations is the Martinhal Beach Resort, which sits magnificently between the land and sea in a protected park. The resort offers exquisite luxury villas that...

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Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Accommodations, Food and Travel, Money and Travel, Resorts and Hotels, Transportation, Travel UK |

Secrets of the Hotel Industry – The Bed!

Secrets of the Hotel Industry – The Bed!

Everyone in the hotel industry knows how important a hotel bed is and the impact it has on a customer’s perception of the hotel. Too hard, too bumpy, too soft, or too uncomfortable – there’s a whole range of problems that go with beds and cause all sorts of problems. We all know how bad we feel after a bad night’s sleep and how amazing we feel after the opposite and hotels need to provide the former. In addition, hotel beds and hotel mattresses have to be the best quality possible so as to withstand the wear and tear that they have to undergo. In fact, the sort of beds a hotel purchases is one of the biggest decisions they make. It’s simple as this – a good night’s sleep for customers, gives a hotel a significant advantage over the opposing hotels. Hotels are Different but the Same However, an interesting thing is that a lot of the beds in hotels are actually made by the same companies and...

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Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Extreme Travel, Only The Best, Outdoor Nature Travel, Resorts and Hotels, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Italy, Travel Resources, Travel Spain, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK |

Top Destinations for Celebrity Spotting

Top Destinations for Celebrity Spotting

For those that enjoy popular culture and are always living in hope that they might one day spot a celebrity ‘out in the wild’, holidays are usually a particularly opportune time to keep eyes peeled for a famous person taking a break abroad. An online travel agency, Sunshine.co.uk, has done some research into the holiday experiences of Brits to continue to improve your trips abroad, and as a result have found out that almost two fifths of you, 39%, have seen a celebrity during their travels. They polled almost 2000 people who had taken a holiday abroad during the past year, asking them whether they’d seen a celebrity while traveling, and questioned as to what the person they had seen was famous for, so that they might find out who you’re more likely to see. The responses that came in showed that actors and actresses are most commonly seen on holiday, with 37%. The list was as follows: Image Via flickr The USO Actors/actresses – 37% Sports stars –...

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Posted by on Sep 10, 2014 in Only The Best, Outdoor Nature Travel, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK |

5 UK Hotspots to Visit This Summer

5 UK Hotspots to Visit This Summer

If you’re looking for something fun to do to finish this summer on a high, then look no further than our list of the top five UK hotspots for you to enjoy… 5. Yorkshire Think of Yorkshire and you instantly imagine moody scenery and breathtaking views. Amongst these is the Yorkshire Sculpture Park; an open air art gallery featuring striking sculptures and the opportunity to enjoy a fun walk with all the family. The park is free to enter, but parking charges apply. Dogs are welcome and there is also a café serving hot and cold food and a gallery shop, so you can take away a little piece of art and a souvenir of your visit with you. (Image by 21stCenturyEden) 4. Stockton-on-Tees Not the usual destination when it comes to UK hotspots, but if you are a wildlife fan, then Butterfly World in Preston Park is worth a visit. Open seven days a week – but closed between November and February – the attraction boasts of 80-120...

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Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in Expats, Only The Best, Transportation, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK | 2 comments

4 Great Facts About London

4 Great Facts About London

The capital city of England is none other than London, one of the most popular tourist destinations and important cities in the world. Crossed by the Thames River, the city has more than 13 million residents speaking over 300 different languages coming from all four corners of the globe. London is one of the most diverse cities in the world with an extensive underground system. Get ready to get your mind blown because here’s a list of 4 great facts about London that you should know before you travel there: Travel with Trains Do you know that you can easily travel from Paris to London via trains for just AU$64? Or, if you want to travel to the nearby cities or towns, you can get the best travel duration and prices at Rail Europe easily. From London to Calais is AU$64 and to Lille from London would cost you about AU$100. This is because to reach any city or town in Europe, it is better to take the trains....

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