• getting to nice
    Destinations,  Europe,  France

    Nice France in the French Riviera

    Located in the French Riviera, Nice is France’s fifth largest city and is just under 35 km from Cannes. Popular for its Promenade des Anglais and its 7 km of beach alongside, Nice has one of the largest stretches of beach in the French Riviera. The old port of Nice is a marina today, lined with the luxury yachts of the super-rich visitors and residents. Enjoy a stroll along the narrow streets and admire the houses painted in warm colours, reds, yellows and ochre. Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is the third busiest airport in France. It is the principle arrival port for the passengers of Cote d’Azur and it is…

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  • spanish walking holidays
    Europe,  Spain

    Spanish Walks & wildlife

    Walking in Spain, Ramblers paradise and Spanish wildlife White washed houses can be seen just past the next orange grove, and it is here that you find the ‘lost village’. You are rewarded after climbing the rugged mountains, with stunning landscapes and intriguing wildlife. And this is just a small part of Spain’s fascinating countryside. Yes, Spain is a real walker’s paradise. A place where it is possible to have your ‘rambler’s cake and eat it! Fresh air, cloudless light blue skies, and miles and miles of varied pathways are a real walker’s paradise. With such contrast between North and South of Spain, interesting walks can be planned to suit…

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  • Best beaches in Spain
    Europe,  France

    Spain’s Culture & Coast’s appeal

    Spain has long been known as an addictive place to visit. You may have been initially inspired by a walking tour, city break or beach holiday in Spain, but did you know that it offers so much more. From its Intriguing fiesta’s, Barcelona’s contemporary architecture, the culture and nightlife of Madrid to the insatiable climate of the Costas, Spain really has a lot to tempt even the experienced traveller. True, the keen adventurer may rightly expect more ….and Spain delivers for the first time visitor or the well equipped traveller. We have even done our homework researching family friendly Spanish holiday resorts, offering honest none biased trip reviews, so that you can book a bargain holiday to Spain without having…

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  • Cannes festival & the French Riviera
    Europe,  France

    Cannes & the French Riviera

    The French Riviera otherwise known as the Côte d’Azur, is the Mediterranean coast of south eastern France. It includes famously noted beach resorts such as Cannes & Saint Tropez. The popular resort town of Cannes has an ideal location being situated on the pretty side of the French Riviera with its upmarket hotels, golden sandy beaches and top michelin star restaurants that all add to the appeal of this glitzy city. The superb beaches here in Cannes seem continuously packed with people. But have you ever wondered who still visits all of the beautiful beaches here during the famous Cannes Film Festival? Why are they are so busy whilst everyone…

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  • alicante beaches
    Destinations,  Europe,  General,  Spain

    Alicante beaches

    Alicante beaches, coasts and holidays With over 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline Spain is ideally placed as a top summer beach destination and nowhere in Spain has better beaches than the province of Alicante. Located in south-eastern Spain the Province of Alicante is a micro climate with over 300 days of sunshine a year that the World Health organisation calls one of the best places to live on the planet. The entire Spanish coastline is divided into 10 costa’s (coasts) with Alicante Province being home to Costa Blanca, the “White Coast” named for its fine white sandy beaches. Stretching from the beaches around Torrevieja in the south to Denia in…

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  • nerja costa del sol
    Destinations,  Spain

    Malaga’s Nerja – the hidden jewel for a family holiday

      Nerja is a classic Spanish beach resort on the Costa del Sol that has resisted the ambitions of developers allowing its centre to retain a traditional white-washed village charm. Located just a 65 km taxi ride from Malaga airport on the N-340 coastal highway Nerja sits at the base of the Almijara Mountains gazing out at the Mediterranean Sea. Meaning “abundant springs” in the language of the Moors, Nerja is steeped in history dating back to cave dwellers of Palaeolithic times and the Balcón de Europa a former 9th century Moors fortress that is now a palm fringed pedestrian promenade with majestic views. Despite the history, most people visit…

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  • Destinations,  Europe,  Spain

    Majorca for family holidays

    Mallorca’s best family-friendly resort Mallorca has long been a popular tourist destination for families looking for a fun and exciting place to spend their summer holidays and it’s no wonder why. With picture perfect weather except for the odd storm or two during the winter and spring, Mallorca averages around 300 sunny days a year. Add to this a coastline dotted with secluded coves white pristine sandy beaches and gin-clear turquoise water and you have on paper at least the ideal summer beach destination. Now you have decided that Mallorca is for you which part of the island is more suited to families with children? First of all, we can…

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