Many will travel to the UK for the London 2012 Olympic Games only to find that they have been swindled by bogus booking sites – don’t let this happen to you! You know what they say: “One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel”. And with the Olympics 2012 just around the corner, it seems a lot […]
2012 looks set to be an exciting year in London, with the buzz building up to the Olympics in July. The theatre world is no exception, with a number of exciting productions being announced for the West End. If you’re planning a trip to London, seeing a musical or play in the West End is […]
As the British Big Chill sets in even further, many are finding comfort in thoughts of this year’s summer holiday. Instead of jetting off to Spain or Portugal this year, why not try the Med’s somewhat forgotten island, Sardinia, and sample a culture which is more independent and unique than you may have first thought.
Some concert aficionados appreciate more than just whatever band or artist is on stage at the moment. Sometimes it is about the venue itself. It’s not strictly about acoustics either. An argument can be made that a true concert experience is the atmosphere of the venue and the surroundings. No matter how far technology has […]
Holidays to Tenerife in the Canary Islands have the potential to be a relaxing beach holiday all year round, as the temperature rarely dips below 18C (65F) even in winter months. With excellent nightlife, an action packed activity holiday with every sport and water sport that you could wish for, Tenerife is the ideal winter […]
If the current BBC TV series ‘Sicily Unpacked’ is anything to go by then our fascination with the beauty of Sicilian food and culture continues to grow. The show features Giorgio Locatelli, widely considered to be one of the best Italian chefs working in the UK, inspiring his travel companion, Andrew Graham-Dixon with some of […]
After wandering around the La Ramblas and familiarising yourself with the Gaudi masterpieces, there is a danger of taking Barcelona for granted.
With its lavish architecture, nightlife and peerless attractions, the boredom factor might seem impossible but how many times can you scale the Sagrada Família without wondering what lies beyond the city’s borders?
The 1930s and 1940s might seem like an unlikely era to emulate when it comes to partying, but the combination of swing music, kitsch Union Jack-bedecked decor and the chance to dress up in polka dots, stockings and pin-up icon make-up provide a hip escape from the monotony of daily life and drum and bass music! From cabaret bars to big band dances and interactive cinema, here’s a brief introduction to the retro revival evoking the romantic spirit of Blitz-era London.
The Caribbean, the Seychelles, Barbados; while these are all great romantic destinations, they can also be, well, a little clichéd! One up-and-coming destination is Puglia – often referred to as the next Tuscany or Italy’s biggest secret. Puglia is situated at Italy’s south-easternmost region (known to many of us as the heel of the boot) and is […]
Not all of us want to escape the cold, now do we? Wicked Good Travel Tips has already touched on Quebec City, but for those who are looking to linger in the winter, here are a few can’t miss travel suggestions :
The UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites now sits at over 900 – but how many are truly awe-inspiring, must-see places to visit before you die? We’ve whittled the list down to just five, ranging from a city carved from rock to a world-famous mausoleum…
Anyone making the trip to Barcelona will be well-aware of the almost limitless variety in day-time activities that keep visitors flocking to the city every year. After a day of sight-seeing there’s bound to be a few pangs of hunger within your party though, so make sure you conduct some research before you travel to […]
The cuisine of Florence is one of the most scrumptious delicacies in the world. There are numerous restaurants which offer all types of cuisines such as Continental, Chinese, Fusion, Caribbean, Latin American and certainly Italian. Restaurants in Florence which offer delicious cuisines are generally expensive however there are some cheap and budget friendly restaurants where lip-smacking food is served at affordable prices.
A family sailing holiday is a fantastic way to build confidence in and on the water, and also enjoy a fun and exciting vacation together. Sailing encourages team work and helps each member of the family stay active and healthy, whilst enjoying an entertaining family holiday that gets everyone off the sun-loungers and onto the […]
Make the most of your end-of-year holidays and spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve abroad. As well as the big city celebrations around the world, some hostels have also arranged parties on-site to create a friendly and festive atmosphere. Party where you’re sleeping and there will be no expensive taxis home or late night waits for the bus.
For most, going on holiday is not only about leaving your stresses at the check-in desk at the airport, but also about sampling a new culture, exploring foreign traditions and of course, indulging in the very best of local cuisine. Authentic restaurants in holiday hot spots can sometimes be hard to find, and with so much choice on offer with holidays to Tenerife, it’s worth taking the time to distinguish the hidden gems from the tourist traps.
Winter sports are huge in Germany. If you’re a fan of German cuisine, beer and schnapps and want to book your ski chalet in Germany, there is much more to German skiing than the large Alpine resorts of the northernmost slopes of the Alps. Bavarian Chalet GermanyIf high-speed lifts and comfortable Apres-ski lounges are what you seek, then head to the Austro-German border in Bavaria. If you’d prefer smaller resorts with cheaper passes and less people, Germany has a lot to offer.
Anyone who thinks of Edinburgh is likely to first associate it with the regular and fantastic festivals, which the city does a great job of organizing and hosting each year. For many people this is the only reason to visit the city, but there is a lot more to Edinburgh and many reasons to seek […]
Winter is the perfect time to visit the ‘big smoke’ with the numerous shopping streets selling everything from sweaters to mulled wine, and for its historic and infamous Theatreland. The options of shows are boundless, with classic musicals such as Wicked, Billy Elliot and The Phantom of the Opera being permanent fixtures in the city, as well as long-lasting plays like Mousetrap and The Woman In Black. If you are looking to see a show that is directly geared towards Christmas, however, then here are some to check out.
What do you look for in a holiday? A 5 star resort with heated swimming pools and an exotic bar open 24 hours a day? Everybody is different, but whatever your idea of a good holiday is, consider a visit to Paphos. Here are top reasons to whet your appetite