Five best girlfriends, an introduction to red kites and a boutique hotel in the bucolic Chilterns. What more could you want for a good old weekend away?! We arrived in our gladrags to a puzzled reception. ”Are you the walking group?” enquired the hotel manager, sounding sceptical. “Hmm – well, we’ve booked a short-break package that
Guest blog by Chris Wright, Managing Director at GIC The Villa Collection and Sunvil: Summer 2012 brings with it the long anticipated Olympic Games. But even at the beginning of the bidding process, back at the start of the millennium when the country was more prosperous, the nation was divided as to whether the Games
So, at the age of 37 and unmarried, I found myself committing to be a bridesmaid to my god-daughter. No, my god-daughter was not a child bride, she was 27; she asked me to be her god-mother when she was 17. Ten years on, perhaps I had fallen short of being a dutiful god-mother (what
Noel Josephides, Managing Director of Sunvil Holidays, was invited to speak on Radio 4 at 12.30 pm today, 7th February, 2011, about the difference in travel advice on travelling to Egypt while demonstrations were underway given by the UK Government compared with that, for example, of the American and German governments. He was interviewed alongside travel writer Alison Rice.
We’re guessing the recently-freed Chilean miners can’t get enough fresh air right now. Here’s Travel PR’s selection of the ultimate wide-open-space holidays…ideal for anyone who’s been stuck inside a lot lately. Highlands and Islands – Wilderness Scotland Not best friends with enclosed spaces? Feel like filling your lungs with some pure air? Escape for a private
It was only last week that Britons travelling abroad were voted the worst-dressed holidaymakers in Europe by a TripAdvisor survey so we were horrified to learn that Speedos are tipped to become an unlikely fashion hit this summer. Worryingly, searches for the skimpy swimming trunks are up 400% according to price comparison website Ciao. Here’s
The thought of a motorway jaunt to the south of France last week brought me out in a cold sweat as all kinds of potentially stressful situations raced through my mind
Each year in December, Rodney Bay – on the lush, tropical island of St Lucia in the Caribbean - is the finishing destination for the ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers), a 2,700 nautical-mile passage across the Atlantic from Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. The largest transocean sailing event in the world, it usually takes between 14 and 21
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I’ve collated various tips for hot travel destinations in 2010, and displayed them all, with explanatory description, in one Google Map. Click the grab below to go through to the map itself – and enjoy! Richard.