5 AMAZING Reasons To Make Your Next Holiday Self Catering

Self catering accommodation is a great option for families looking to book a relaxing holiday together.  Hundredrooms is an excellent resource for finding self catering holidays around the world to suit your needs.  Not only does it compare prices so that you get the best deals but you can also specify your family’s specific requirements.  So if you can’t live without…

Solving The Mysterious Case of Tipping on Holiday

We like to think that humankind generally has a pretty standard idea of what constitutes good manners, although in reality this common ground between different countries and cultures ends at ‘please’ and ‘thank you’. And what is one of the most divisive of all niceties? It has to be tipping (that’s ‘gratuity’, if you’re fancy). Do you tip? Even in England,…

My Weekly Photo: The Eiffel Tower #Paris

This week I am dedicating My Weekly Photo post to all the people who lost their lives in the terrible Paris attacks that took place in the city on Friday 13th.  I wanted to share with you a picture that I took of the Eiffel Tower during a weekend visit to the beautiful French capital.  It stands so bright against the…

5 Reasons To Discover Picardy

Picardy is a relatively undiscovered region in northern France and somewhere that I’m really interested in visiting.  After our recent holiday to Spain I have very much caught the travel bug again. I have been looking into places to visit close to the UK.  I’ve discovered the beautiful and historic region of Picardy, known in French as Picardie.  I have been finding…