An introduction to Greek Island hopping

The Greek Islands are a traveler’s delight – picturesque blue and white towns, sparkling waters, delicious food and a laid back atmosphere. There are historical sites to visit, outdoor activities aplenty and golden beaches strung out like jewels along the coastline. To help you on your journey to mastering Greek Island hopping, here’s a primer,…

3 days in Berlin, Germany

Buzzy, vibrant, gritty, grown up – Berlin is all of these and much more besides. A polarised, dissected, ravaged city, Berlin has seen her fair share of recent 20th century history and still she rises, still she stands. If you have the time, a week or two in Germany’s capital is perfect; failing that, this…

A Circle of Stones: Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom

We jump on the train to Salisbury from Waterloo, and there is a mild altercation with regard to seating, but we pick another pair of empty seats and settle in. The city is only about two hours away, and a day trip to Stonehenge is eminently doable. So we sit and we watch the grey…

Hidden Gems: Amposta, Spain

Located in the region of Catalonia in the north east of Spain, Amposta is a short 2 hour drive and a world away from Barcelona’s busy streets. This traditional town, perched between the river Ebro and the Costa Dorada, is a haven for local Spanish tourists in the know, who come to reconnect with nature,…

3 days in Krakow, Poland

One wintry December, we headed off for 3 days in Krakow, Poland. The temperatures ranged between -2 to 6 degrees Celsius, and although it was chilly, there was also sunshine and blue sky, which was more than what perpetually-grey-London offered. There are also far less tourists during the off-season, and hotels and flights are correspondingly cheaper….

Visiting Tenerife: Churches

Tenerife is a tourist hotspot that attracts many different types of people from all over the world. This is unsurprising as there is so much to do and with such great value accommodation when booking Tenerife Hotels with Hotels4U.com, holidaymakers return again and again to this sunny island. Some come purely for the weather and beaches, whilst…

Top Ten: Barcelona

Barcelona is one of Spain’s most popular destinations. There is the fantastic architecture everywhere you look, from the genius of Antoni Gaudi to the quirky lines of the Modernistas and the Gothic details of the Barri Gotic. There’s a surplus of colour and life in Barcelona’s streets, delicious food to be sampled in the markets and…