Akaroa near Christchurch Photo by jonnykeelty, Creative Commons

New Zealand is divided into North Island and South Island, and with so much on offer in each many travellers choose to just visit one. But how can you possibly decide? Our helpful guide will help you make the most of your trip to New Zealand and uncover the very best places for foodies, culture vultures and nature buffs. North Island Food & Wine Wine lovers will feel right at home on the North Island as Hawkes Bay and Gisborne are the country’s second largest wine-producing regions. The North Island is also home to major cities such as Auckland and…

Modern architecture in Valencia by Ka13 (Creative Commons)

If you’re looking to plan a family holiday in Spain, then you may be interested to hear about the most appealing destinations. The reality is that many Spanish cities and resorts offer entertainment for people of all ages, but there are 4 locations that really stand out from the crowd. Calpe The town of Calpe, located on the Costa Blanca, boasts beautiful beaches and a bustling atmosphere. Whether you are looking to relax on the beach, or spend your days walking around the narrow streets of the town centre, you’ll discover that Calpe has much to offer. The two local…

While there are undoubtedly cheaper cities than Paris to visit, the capital has an allure that many of us find hard to resist. Whether you want to go because you’ve never been before and want to see what all the fuss is about, or because you want to take a romantic break with a loved one or simply because you love the city it is possible to get there without spending a fortune. From London Paris is an eight hour bus ride – longer than it would take by bus or plane but at a fraction of the cost. So,…

Quad biking in Mauritius

The island of Mauritius, located in the Indian Ocean, is a diverse destination. The island is a natural choice for vacationers who are looking for a refined and luxurious getaway. With expanses of beach and a diverse selection of animals, fish and birds, Mauritius is the perfect place to relax and let go of all your worries. If it’s an adrenaline rush you’re after however, the island has many options to appease your adventurous side as well. Trail Exploration Why not experience Mauritius from a different perspective on a scout-led tour? The tour gives you access to lookouts and viewpoints…

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While the phrase ‘cheap Egypt holidays’ might seem like something of an oxymoron, if you know how, it’s actually very possible to enjoy a sunny break in the north African country without breaking the bank. Time of year What month you head to Egypt can make a huge difference to both the cost and the temperature. Summer in Egypt is not only incredibly hot and uncomfortable, with average highs of 35C, but is also the most expensive time of year to visit. This part of the world is sunny all year round, so by travelling in the winter or spring…