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Month: March 2014

How to pack your suitcase like a pro: 10 tips

How to pack your suitcase like a pro: 10 tips

We asked our Victoria, a seasoned traveller who’s had more holidays than most folks have had hot dinners, for her top tips on how to pack your suitcase. Here’s what she told us: Roll your clothes as they will crease much less than if folded – and who wants to do ironing while they’re on holiday?! Place any liquids such as shampoo and sun lotion in plastic bags and then tie them securely to avoid your clothes getting wet if…

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City break: Beautiful Bruges in Belgium

City break: Beautiful Bruges in Belgium

The ever-popular city of Bruges is one of the top attractions in the West Flanders region of Belgium. Its prime location, its ease of access, and not to mention its long and rich history, have all helped to establish Bruges as one of the most visited destinations in the whole of Northern Europe. Heritage It is often said, but Bruges really is a city like no other: its picture postcard scenery and architecture will instantly transport visitors back to a…

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The Canary Islands: which one will you choose?

The Canary Islands: which one will you choose?

If you’re planning a trip to the Canary Islands this spring, you’ll find plenty to see and do. Most people know about Tenerife, and we’ve written about it in a previous issue of the newsletter, so in this short guide we’ll be focusing on the other islands: Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro. The average highest temperatures are 22C (71F) in April and May, so it’s a good place for some early sun without the…

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