Travel advice

Immersive language holidays: answers to your frequently asked questions

Immersive language holidays: answers to your frequently asked questions

Staying with a native speaking teacher can be an amazing way to learn a language at an excelled rate, along with a wonderful cultural experience. Below, we’ve answered some of the typical questions people tend to have before signing on for a language immersion experience to help you better understand your time abroad: […]

by November 12, 2017 Language holidays, Travel advice
Best photography kit for a beginner: advice from professional photographer, Mike

Best photography kit for a beginner: advice from professional photographer, Mike

As we all know, taking on a new hobby can be overwhelming at times, when you don’t know where to start or how to prepare. We asked our experienced host Mike Southon, who runs incredible photography courses in France, for some insight into photography, along with a few questions to help […]

by November 10, 2017 Creative holidays, Travel advice
Last minute Halloween costume ideas inspired by activity travel

Last minute Halloween costume ideas inspired by activity travel

While autumn hails the start of three months of copious amounts of food and beverage consumption, it also means Halloween and the all-important costume that accompanies it. Maybe you had intentions of planning and buying your Halloween costume early, but are now left scrambling last minute for something to wear. […]

by October 25, 2017 Creative holidays, Travel advice
15 photos to inspire you to join an activity holiday on the Côte d’Azur

15 photos to inspire you to join an activity holiday on the Côte d’Azur

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, so here are 15,500 words (we couldn’t help but write a few) to inspire you to join a multi-activity holiday in Saint-Jeannet on the Côte d’Azur: The activities This activity holiday is unlike most — instead of standard activities each day, a […]

Top 5 easy-to-master yoga poses for beginners

Top 5 easy-to-master yoga poses for beginners

Yoga continues to dominate the workout and health world as the up-and-coming ‘super’ fitness, promising strength, flexibility, and higher overall wellbeing. It’s been proven to improve your mental health, touts success as a relaxation and stress-relieving technique, and has cute workout gear to boot. As a beginner, though, joining a […]

by September 23, 2017 Travel advice, Wellbeing holidays
A complete guide to the best places to learn Spanish in Spain

A complete guide to the best places to learn Spanish in Spain

Fiery and sophisticated without sacrificing the finer things in life, Spain constantly surprises and refuses to be defined by stereotypes. Spanish is the perfect embodiment of this — passionate, relaxed, and every bit as diverse as the country itself. From the dramatic Pyrenees and snowcapped Sierra Nevada range to the sun-baked […]

by September 21, 2017 Language holidays, Travel advice
5 holidays to help you take a digital detox

5 holidays to help you take a digital detox

Thanks to smartphones, typical days include an onslaught of Facebook notifications, email pings, Twitter drafts, and general text messages, making it nearly impossible to cut out the noise. While potentially unimaginable, we’re here to suggest a holiday sans technology. Switch off, unplug, and live one of these five holidays without […]

by September 2, 2017 Travel advice
Make the most of your holiday to Provence

Make the most of your holiday to Provence

Picture Provence: its iconic lavender fields, vibrant rows of sunflowers, lush forests, olive groves, craggy hillsides, bountiful vineyards, blissful beaches, pétanque players, and quaint villages. The extraordinary variety of the region, steeped in ancient history dating back before the invasion of the Romans, deserves to be celebrated through active engagement with […]

by August 24, 2017 Cooking holidays and wine, Travel advice
Holidays to take before school breaks up for every type of traveller

Holidays to take before school breaks up for every type of traveller

Before the beaches are overrun with families and your schedule is taken over by kids’ summer activities, use this last pre-school holiday time for a you-centric holiday. Regardless the type of traveller you are, there’s a learning holiday experience out there to reset your mind before the summer madness begins. […]

Tips for beginner cooks from a French chef

Tips for beginner cooks from a French chef

We recently sat down with French chef, Marlene to chat about her cookery school and her top tips for beginner cooks hoping to improve their skills.

13 solo travel tips for your first trip

13 solo travel tips for your first trip

If you’re a bit worried about travelling solo for the first time, we’ve collected the top 13 tips around the key solo travel need-to-know items for singles holidays. 1. Pack light Make sure you’re able to carry everything you’re taking. You don’t want to arrive at your destination and find […]

5 annoying solo travel problems and how to solve them

5 annoying solo travel problems and how to solve them

As much as we love solo travel, sometimes its a real struggle. Luckily, most solo travel issues are easy to overcome. Don’t believe us? Here’s the top 6 annoying solo travel problems and how to improve them. Dining alone Not many people relish the idea of going to a restaurant and […]

5 must-do things for when you travel solo

5 must-do things for when you travel solo

Travelling solo is the ideal time to try something new; you won’t need to compromise with anyone and can edit or scrap your plans with complete independence. Below we’ve given a few tips to help you get the most out of your solo travel adventures. Learn something new If you’ve […]

Experience your own Big Painting Challenge

Experience your own Big Painting Challenge

The newly-launched BBC One’s The Big Painting Challenge – or as we fondly call it, the Great British Paint Off – follows 10 fresh painters as they compete to be Britain’s newest amateur artistic star. It’s inspiring the nation to pick up their easels and brushes and let their creative spirits free. While the […]

by April 13, 2017 Creative holidays, Travel advice
Save up to 30% on flights by booking your summer holiday now

Save up to 30% on flights by booking your summer holiday now

With the high-travel, high-temperature summer approaching quickly (even if it doesn’t yet feel like it), now is the best time to get your summer holiday sorted… especially your flights, according to the experts. Though planning a fun summer holiday is sure to bolster your mood, overpaying for flights definitely won’t. […]

by March 6, 2017 Travel advice