Discover Jersey, the Curiously Brit…(ish) staycation

Straddled between two nations with a cultural atmosphere all of its own, Jersey is not your typical staycation. There’s an adventurous, going-abroad feel to it, with quick and easy flights or ferry transfers needed to get there. Jersey is wonderfully hassle-free, with no testing, no isolation or travel forms to complete for UK travellers. Throw in gorgeous coastlines and the sunniest climate in the British Isles, and you have the makings of a curiously Brit…(ish) staycation. Continue reading Discover Jersey, the Curiously Brit…(ish) staycation

A Ghentish winter wonderland

Quirky and captivating, bubbling with cultural treasures and chilled out haunts, Ghent is a city quite unlike any other. As winter settles over its medieval cobblestone streets, Ghent sparkles into life with its unique flavour of magic. Old world vibes meet contemporary flair and energy, and the result is a city escape where you can indulge, explore and experience everything from cutting edge music, vinyl-soundtracked … Continue reading A Ghentish winter wonderland

City guide: Dublin

Between hearty Irish eats and indie street-food hangouts, a stout and singalong or cocktail with a view, Dublin’s repertoire is a diverse one; should you feel you need more, one of the city’s true beauties is its proximity to gorgeous outdoor destinations. Nestled between mountains and sea, a half-hour train can whisk you to beautiful seaside towns before returning to the electric draw of this spirited city.  Continue reading City guide: Dublin

Our guide to Spain’s regions

Spain generally tops the charts when it comes to popular Mediterranean holiday hotspots. Whether you are looking for an exciting city break, a relaxing sunny holiday or a culinary tour cross-country, Spain is an obvious candidate. Deciding on which part of the country is a difficult decision to make (although one we’d all like to have) as they are all fascinating and varied in equal measure! We’re here to inspire your next sojourn across Spain and give a little more insight into the seven sun-drenched regions of the country. Continue reading Our guide to Spain’s regions

City Guide: Belfast

If you’re looking for a UK city break with a difference, then don’t miss the enigmatic capital of Belfast. From talked-about restaurants to thought-provoking heritage, the city has a rich repertoire of cultural experiences to unpick. Divided into characterful quarters, you’ll find old-world pubs singing with trad music, bustling foodie markets, a proud portside heritage, and sleek, modern waterside spots perfect for sundown evenings. Unravel this captivating city here and book that much-needed staycation.  Continue reading City Guide: Belfast

Five spectacular places to watch the night sky in the UK

A velvet-black sky alight with shooting stars, the magic of distant twinkling planets and the unforgettable sight of the Milky Way – night skies have captured the imaginations of people for millennia, and luckily, you don’t have to venture too far to catch a glimpse of it. From some of the UK’s most scenic natural parks and remote regions, to surprising havens close to its busy cities, find some of the best locations to watch the stars. Just pack a blanket, a hot flask and your telescope, and prepare to make a wish. Continue reading Five spectacular places to watch the night sky in the UK

Five postcard-perfect walks along the Thames Path

Stretching for 184 miles, the Thames Path is perfectly carved out for an unparalleled experience. There’s a bit of everything to please everyone on this long-distance walking trail, and we’ve cherry-picked some of the finest walks, taking you across wetlands in the Cotswolds, past the historic wonders of Oxford, and through London’s greenest spaces. Continue reading Five postcard-perfect walks along the Thames Path