Visit Tobago

Diary: Day 1 Visiting tropical Tobago

It’s not every day that Visit Tobago ask you to come and discover their island (the smaller of the two islands which make up the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago), so what to do? Well, I jumped at the opportunity of course!  Mr Foodie was sad not to make it along...but someone has to give our cats cuddles while

easyHotel USB bedside phone chargers

Hotel News: USB Charger points for easyHotel

Each time we go away I always say I'm going to keep x, y or z in the case so I'm not going argh I've left it behind.  But you know, I never do! easyHotel have polled holiday makers to find out what they have left behind.  Answers have  included Fondue set, chest hair mousse, (???)

Caledonian sleeper

News: New Caledonian Sleeper trains put through tests

Carriages arrive in Czech Republic for tests The first of 75 new carriages for the iCaledonian Sleeper service have arrived at the Velim test centre in the Czech Republic, where they are to undergo several weeks’ testing. The new carriages are being manufactured in Northern Spain. The Five carriages, two seated, one Club and two

Lokrum island day trip Dubrovnik Croatia

Travel: Day trip from Dubrovnik to Lokrum Island

Escape the crowds in Dubrovnik with a trip to Lokrum Lokrum island is just off the coast of Croatia, considered a nature reserve and special forest vegetation reserve, it's a short ferry ride from the town of Dubrovnik which can get VERY hectic during the summer when the cruise ships dock so take the ferry

Caledonian sleeper

News: First look at New Caledonian Sleeper trains

New Caledonian Sleeper trains - first look Caledonian Sleeper have released  a glimpse of its brand new £150m fleet of trains ahead of their introduction next year. A dedicated website has been launched today at where details of the trains will continue to be revealed ahead of their phased introduction to service from Spring

Marmite London city airport

London City Airport Marmite Swap

MARMITE UNVEILED AS THE MOST SEIZED ITEM BY AIRPORT SECURITY London City Airport has crowned Marmite the number one prohibited branded food item confiscated from travellers’ hand luggage and in the top 10 overall for food items. Marmite and London City Airport have come together, taking over the security gate at the East London location

Camping prep tips

Travel: 5 ways to prep for a camping trip

5 Essential tips for preparing for a camping trip It's camping season so we have pulled out our camping gear from the back of the hall cupboard! Now, in the process of packing, we've put together 5 tips to help prep for a camping trip. These might seem a bit common sense like, but as

Game of thrones Girona self guided tour

Travel: Girona for Game of Thrones fans

Geek out on Game of Thrones sight seeing in Girona Girona is a beautiful city and an ideal destination for a short break in Europe.  If you are a Game of Thrones fan you should know about Girona.  The historic centre is extremely walkable and you can easily geek out at GoT sites from Braavos,

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Travel: Discover Ayrshires hidden gems

Undiscovered Gems of East Ayrshire A new VisitScotland eBook is shedding light on East Ayrshire’s hidden delights to show you that there's more to Ayrshire than Robert Burns! Undiscovered Gems, highlights some of the other fantastic things to see and do in the region from outdoor adventures and star gazing to culinary quests and historical

Norwegian airline Belfast to New York and Boston

Travel News: Belfast to US flights launched

Airline launches only direct transatlantic flights to US East Coast Norwegian have launched  direct transatlantic flights from Belfast International Airport.  There are two new routes to the US East Coast. Norwegian will be Northern Ireland’s first direct service to Stewart International Airport, New York and Providence Airport, Rhode Island offering travellers affordable travel to the