How to choose the Langeudoc beach that’s right for you

Languedoc in the south of France is a popular holiday resort. Sunshine, great food, great wine and some great beaches. But not all beaches are ideal. Designed to help holidaymakers sort the wheat from the... Read more

The growth of Dark Tourism

When you go on a holiday, do you enjoy poking around people’s graves, visiting places where hundreds were murdered or marvelling at ruins left behind by a catastrophic natural disaster? At first, you might answer: “Of... Read more

Ten Reasons To Visit The Sahara Desert

1. The beauty and tranquillity …of the Sahara is unsurpassed, and the scale and sight of a clear 360° horizon is awesome. The landscape changes constantly and is anything but bare and barren, with high... Read more

Welcome to the Pleasure Dome

For hundreds of years the nomads of Central Asia roamed over an enormous territory that stretched from the Caspian Sea to the Tien Shen mountains and as far south as Afghanistan.Fought over, at first by... Read more

City break in Tunis – an overlapping of cultures, religions and history

Think of a city break and one thinks of Paris, Prague or Rome. Point your compass further south and the Tunisian Capital of Tunis comes sharply into focus. A chance to flirt with the continent... Read more

Top 10 English seaside towns

The seaside holiday has always been an intrinsic part of the British culture; a bucket and spade heritage that spans several generations. And so we have compiled a round-up of fabulous English beaches, including a couple... Read more

Soviet Bunker in Vilnius, Lithuania: back to the USSR

In the run up to 2009, when Vilnius officially becomes European Capital of Culture, an eclectic mix of events reflecting Lithuania’s tumultuous history, culture and identity are already in full swing. One bizarre living history... Read more

Travel Guide to Paris, France

Name: Paris What: Capital of France Location: On the River Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region (“Region Parisienne”). Language: French International dialling code: +33 Population: c. 2,153,600 city limits – urban... Read more

Hamburg, Germany – the Capital of Cool with a thriving cultural, art and nightlife scene

Berlin may be the traditional German city of ‘cool’ but Hamburg, Germany’s second biggest city, is hot on its heels. Europe’s second biggest port evokes an image of cranes, container ships and dour faces, but... Read more

My flight has been cancelled, can I claim compensation?

If you have contacted an airline because you were denied boarding or because your flight was cancelled, the likelihood is that were fobbed off by the airline claiming ‘extraordinary circumstances’. Critics say that this is... Read more