Travel advice

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
The ultimate Mother’s Day gift: a weekend away with you

The ultimate Mother’s Day gift: a weekend away with you

For Mother’s Day this year, treat your mum to some quality time away together on a short break holiday. And if your first questions are, “Where will we go?” and “What will we do?”, we have an answer. Consider a learning holiday in a beautiful location that wraps travel and […]

by March 4, 2017 Travel advice
The side of Ibiza your mum would actually like to visit for Mother’s Day

The side of Ibiza your mum would actually like to visit for Mother’s Day

Get some quality time with your mum this Mother’s Day… in Ibiza! Erase mental images of clubbing with your mum and replace them with a serene beach setting that shows a new side of Ibiza, away from the stereotypical party spots. We have recently partnered with a wellness holiday host, Tracey, who […]

by March 2, 2017 Travel advice, Wellbeing holidays
How to save money travelling solo (while still maintaining your privacy!)

How to save money travelling solo (while still maintaining your privacy!)

Solo travel has plenty of perks: loose itineraries, spontaneous decisions, no compromise, and plenty of ‘me’ time. Yet independence comes at a cost – literally. Without anyone there to split expenses, the price tag of this freedom rises substantially, especially if you prefer privacy over sharing your space with strangers. […]

by February 28, 2017 Solo travel articles & advice, Travel advice
Ditch your day job to experience your dream career for a week

Ditch your day job to experience your dream career for a week

Ever wonder what it would be like to actually pursue your dream job? It’s easy to find out, with a different style of travel—learning holidays—to give you a taste of what a week of living your passion would be like… without actually having to quit your 9-to-5. Below we’ve compiled […]

by February 24, 2017 Travel advice
Spend the same on a Valentine’s weekend in France as you would at home

Spend the same on a Valentine’s weekend in France as you would at home

Surrounded by lavender, jasmine, and violet fields, this quiet setting will make you swoon. Plus each year you can celebrate by re-ordering your personal scent, whose recipe is locked in the factory vault and only available for you (or your partner) to access. Scent is the sense most linked to memory, so make this Valentine’s Day one that will never be forgotten with an incredible holiday away together.

by February 5, 2017 Travel advice