One of the most fun travel tales we’ve heard this month comes from a customer who visited Lanzarote and had dinner cooked on a volcano! They went to the El Diablo restaurant in the Timanfaya National Park, where a grill is placed above the hot rocks. Apparently the food is delicious! Lanzarote is one of […]
According to the Foreign Office, only 14% of British people know that the equivalent of dialling 999 when you are in Europe is dialling 112. You will usually get through to a call centre with English-speaking operators.
If you’re fond of winter weather, Norway and Sweden can be stunningly beautiful in February and March, with cross-country skiing, dog-sledding and ice fishing all available. February is also one of the best times of year to see the Northern Lights in Norway, a stunning natural spectacle in the sky.http://www.visitnorway.com/uk/What-to-do/Attractions-Culture/Nature-attractions-in-Norway/Let-there-be-northern-lights/ At this time of year, […]
If you’ve been shivering in the British snow, take a trip to Tenerife to warm up! According to the Met Office, the next few days will see temperatures of 18-20C (65-68F) – not surprising when you consider that the Canary Islands are south-west of Spain, and are actually as close to the equator as African […]
With the weather being so cold, there’s a chance your flight could be cancelled. See our Christmas newsletter for some good advice; here’s some more: 1. Queue at the gate desk, but phone your airline’s customer service number at the same time. Then you can speak to whoever you reach first. 2. If you or […]
Snow, fog and floods are just a few of the weather elements that can lead to your flight being cancelled. When flights are cancelled due to adverse weather, airlines usually have a policy set up for passengers. Here’s what to do: Contact your travel provider (airline or agent): You should be offered re-routing to your final […]
1. Eat well – eating regular, warm meals will help to keep your energy levels up this winter. 2. Dress in layers – instead of wearing one thick layer, you will get better results by putting a few thinner ones instead. 3. Keep active – even a small amount of exercise every day can make […]
Looking for snowy adventures, the best place to see the northern lights or just a great place for coffee? Europe offers a superb choice of winter holidays. If you want guaranteed snow on the pistes this Christmas and New Year or beyond, there’s still time to book a bargain ski break. If you are going […]