Bridesmaid abroad

November 15, 2011

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; ...read in full

Koks’ cuisine in the Faroes

September 7, 2011

A strong contender for any compilation of ‘unusual places to dine around the world’ has to be the newly-opened ‘Koks’, in the grass-roofed Hotel Føroyar in Torshavn, quirky capital of ...read in full

Summer’s no holiday for ticks

July 26, 2011

The school holidays are finally here, with children across the UK excitedly swapping classroom life for summer fun. All too often, though, they – and their parents – will be ...read in full

Going crazy for competitions

June 27, 2011

Flick through a magazine and you’ll always come across a competition or two. I have often wondered who actually enters them. Well, it turns out that an awful lot of ...read in full

London’s Unknown Airports

June 24, 2011

(Written by Account Manager Richard Mellor, this article originally appeared on Londonist) The news that Southend is to join the ranks of London’s chief international airports took many of us ...read in full

The Alentejo, Portugal

May 31, 2011

I had only previously visited the Algarve and Porto in Portugal, so a week in another region of the country (which I confess I knew nearly nothing about), courtesy of ...read in full

A Perfect Day

May 27, 2011

At 4.30am on Sunday 22 May 2011, a group of 45 – journalists, travel agents and tour operator staff, together with a few Sunvil clients – gathered at Heathrow’s Terminal ...read in full