A great weekend in Sheffield with the kiddies – and for less than a tenner for the full day!

A great weekend in Sheffield with the kiddies – and for less than a tenner for the full day!

Sheffield offers some of the cheapest cost-of-living anywhere within the UK, and equally, some of the best attractions. Contained within the remit of the city’s boundaries are myriad free attractions, and this article helps to pick out some of the best. Peak District The city contains some of the largest green-spaces anywhere in Europe, and only a cheap bus-ride away from the city centre are the peaks. World-famous in the climbing and walking communities, they offer some of the most spectacular views imaginable, and the chance to try your hand at a number of free activities, from biking to climbing and orienteering. The rolling hills and sweeping views have inspired some of the country’s finest artists, and you can follow their footsteps on one of the...

Travel Around London in Style

Travel Around London in Style

London is a remarkable city. Whether you’re on a night out or simply doing some sight-seeing, the simple act of touring London’s vast breadth is a truly marvellous experience. However most people will find themselves restricted by crowded underground trains and buses eternally stuck in traffic jams. In order to guarantee a great time like no other, why not seek alternate methods of transport, vehicles that free you from the constraints of public transport and provide a much more exciting and sociable experience for one and all. Chauffeur-Driven Car This is a great option for all of you classy cats out there. Private chauffeur services are popping up all over the Capital and provide a premium car service tailored to the needs of their clients. They use...

UNFORGETTABLE LOCATIONS IN INDIA

UNFORGETTABLE LOCATIONS IN INDIA

India is indeed an interesting country to visit with lots of exciting destinations. The sub-continent has lots of memorable locations that will offer any tour enthusiast and traveler a breathtaking and a exclusive experience. This is a blissful country that has some of the most welcoming and accommodating population, which will not only treat every guest with the decorum it deserves but it is also endowed with marvelous and exciting spots and places that are worth visiting. This country is characterized with magnificent art and craft as well as a cultural orientation that denotes some of its historical features and cultural activities not to mention the countries beautiful sceneries and a cool climate as well as exemplary architecture that are exhibited in some of...

In London on Business? 5 Things to do in Your Free Time.

The jet-setting life isn’t for everybody; long hours, tiring flights, streets of strangers and no bed to call your own, save for the one your company pays for by the night. It can get tedious, even if travel is normally wrapped up in strains of excitement and curiosity. Don’t let the business fatigue beat you out of a trip of a lifetime, even if you live a lifetime every month, there are always hidden corners of the city yet untapped, and the roving eye isn’t always satisfied by tourist attractions. Take our advice and dive into London, but not as you know it. The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising Do you work in advertising? Consider yourself highly media savvy and clued up on your marketing history? This Notting Hill pocket of history was inspired...

A Narrow Boat Holiday on the Broads!

A Narrow Boat Holiday on the Broads!

In modern day Britain, a family summer holiday or long weekend away with the kids more often than not means jumping on a plane and jetting off to foreign shores. However, while air travel to far away climes is easier and more convenient than it’s ever been, for a fraction of the cost, you could stay here in the UK, where it is possible to enjoy unique adventures, like a family boating holiday on the Norfolk Broads. The Broads offer a relaxing break with your children, while your husband is on deck playing captain, and there won’t be a grumpy custom official in sight. Paying for your trip Although a boating holiday with the family on the Broads won’t break the bank, it still won’t hurt to raise a few more funds to help cover expenses. An easy...

Choosing Your Cruise: The Cruise Line, The Ship & The Destination

Choosing Your Cruise: The Cruise Line, The Ship & The Destination

Picking a cruise ship to take for your next holiday can throw up a number of different things to consider. First you need to choose which cruise line you go with. You may have perceptions about different providers already and this may impact your decision. Secondly, each cruise operator has their own fleet of ships – all of which offer different experiences to its passengers. Finally and probably most importantly are the destinations that the ship will sail to on its itinerary. The Cruise Line You’ll quickly realise that each cruise line has a particular ‘vibe’ associated with it. The easiest and quickest way to immerse yourself in the cruise world is to pick up a brochure at a travel agent or to go online to a cruise provider...

Roald Dahl Ideas

Roald Dahl Ideas

Roald Dahl stories will never go out of fashion with families. London is lucky to have the award-winning ‘Matilda the Musical’ at the Cambridge Theatre and ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The Musical’ is opening at London’s Theatre Royal in June 2013. But you don’t need to come to the capital to enjoy Roald Dahl; do some car rental comparison and head out to discover the Roald Dahl connections around the country. Great Missenden This is the Buckinghamshire village where Roald Dahl lived. The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is well worth seeing here. It has galleries devoted to his life story and a wall that looks like, and even smells like, chocolate. There are lots of craft activities on offer every day and you can even...

Set Sail from Southampton

Set Sail from Southampton

It is often difficult to choose which port to leave from when you are deciding which cruise you would like to go on. Britain has several ports where cruise liners depart from. The most popular port is Southampton and is renowned worldwide as being the port where the Titanic departed on its maiden journey. Sitting on the south coast of England, the port of Southampton is used by thousands of cruise passengers each year. In this article we will give you an overview of some of the most popular cruises which leave from the city. Baltic and Scandinavian Many Baltic and Scandinavian cruises leave from Southampton. Along the way you will get the chance to wonder at the magnificent Geiranderfjord. Celebrity Cruises actually dock in Geirander so there will be plenty of...