How to get to the UKs top day festivals

How to get to the UK’s top day festivals

We’ve only got today 🎶 Love music but hate spending several days cooped up in a tent and smelling a tad, eh… au-natural? Or maybe you’ve done Glasto once or twice and are not sure you are willing to commit to another full weekend of camping and dry shampoo. Well, maybe a day festival is for […]

Summer in the alps

The Alps: Spend Summer in the Mountains

Treat yourself to a summer in the Alps Ski buffs might beg to differ, but my favourite time to visit the Alps is in summer. It’s an idyllic scene. The tinkling of cow bells floats on the breeze, the scent of flowers wafts from countless window boxes and cloudless cerulean skies complement the craggy greys […]

Take the train

7 reasons to stop travelling on autopilot

Whether you are planning a trip up north, or heading across the channel, chances are, when it comes to booking travel, flying is what automatically springs to mind. And when you plan your journey by plane once or twice, you tend to switch to autopilot (pun intended) and not consider the alternatives. Take the train for […]

South of France

Summer in the South of France by Train

A family trip to the South of France, easy by train. If you’ve set your sights on seeing some of Southern France this summer, then taking the train to Lyon is a good start.  The fastest trains from London to Lyon take under five hours and with fares starting at just 51 euros, it’s both […]