Category Archives: UK

The British Hotel Experience

I don’t know if it is my imagination but there seems to me to be very little consistency in the standards at British hotels. Unless you do your research you don’t know if you are going to get a lovely bright modern room or a time warp, a sizeable space or a shoe box and the prices don’t necessarily reflect the quality of the establishment. I have never stumbled across a nasty room in America nor leaking taps, malfunctioning showers and crumbling furniture but in Britain it is a very different story. Continue reading

4 UK Activity Holiday Ideas

Are you looking for something a little different for your next holiday? Perhaps a world of action and adventure awaits!

Of course, even if you want to take on an activity holiday, it’s not always the case that your partner, your family or your friends want to do the same. That’s when compromises come in. Perhaps they don’t fancy something as active as skiing, but might prefer a walk that takes in a lot of the local scenery. There’s a lot of variety when it comes to activity holidays, and you can choose the perfect break to suit you. The great thing about holidaying in the UK is that you’re always comparatively close to a somewhere that has the right set up or facilities for such activities.

Here are four activity holiday ideas for your next trip! Continue reading

International Dirt Bike Show


Motorsports fans looking for an interesting day out in the autumn should head for the annual International Dirt Bike Show at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.  The event is a vibrant showcase for off road biking and fans of motocross will absolutely love it! The 2013 show runs 31 October to 3 November and tickets can be purchased in advance or on arrival. Continue reading

Flamenco in London


Flamenco probably conjures up memories of holidays in the sunny Spanish costas, lots of sangria, castanets and late nights in the resort bars. Although the culture of flamenco is definitely most popular in Spain, the appeal of the music and dancing has caught on in all parts of the world, and if you know where to look, you can find music, dancing and the flamenco vibe in London too. Continue reading