Want to wake up in the city that never sleeps? Then a weekend break in New York is the ideal trip for you. For fabulous shopping, superb nightlife, Broadway shows and the buzzing vibe that comes from being one of the world’s great cities, New York is still hard to beat. Read more →
Narrowboats hold an iconic place in British history, and through the careful preservation of canals and the narrowboating tradition, today they are one of the best ways to view the beautiful British countryside. Originally built for transporting goods in the 1700s, greatly expanded by the early Victorians, they were quickly outmoded by the railway system. Over time, many of the canals that criss-cross Britain and traverse historic towns and villages have been transformed into scenic waterways ideal for a boating holiday. Today, canals still exist as far north as Inverness and as south as London, Bath and Bristol. Read more →
New York is one stop-off where you won’t be short of things to do. Landmarks, museums and galleries that are famous the world-over, the electric atmosphere and the honk of the iconic yellow taxi horns, it’s a city that needs several days to be truly experienced. Although you’ll be seeing the fabulous Manhattan skyline from the water and wandering the sprawling oasis that is Central park, you’ll want to use all five senses in a trip to New York City. For the essential gastronomic experience, forget the swanky restaurants of the Upper East Side and head for the nearest deli counter. Read more →
Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria state in Australia. It is among the most exciting and beautiful cities in the world. The city is an attraction to most tourists from different countries and Australian states hence it has become a popular destination. There are numerous activities and attraction sights that are appealing to tourists and Melbournians alike. If you are looking for the latest experiences, groovy places and exploration then this is the city to visit. The atmosphere there is relaxing and the residents are friendly and welcoming. Here are some of the charming places to visit in Melbourne. Read more →
Going abroad? Make sure you’re clear on how you plan to manage your money, or you could very easily find yourself making expensive decisions!
The best approach usually tends to be the flexible one. This means combining a mix of cash and cards, so that you have a valuable back-up approach if your primary source of cash is stolen or lost. It also helps you to have flexibility over your payment decisions whilst you are away, particularly if one payment method turns out to be unavailable in certain places, or comes with charges attached. Read more →