Category: Travel

9 alternative festive cities to visit this Christmas

Move over Munich: we’ve discovered the most unusual Christmas markets and festivals around the world. From Hong Kong’s decorated skyscrapers to Gothenburg’s arty pop-up markets, book now for an amazingly different Christmas break 1. Dutch Ice Sculpture Festival Where: Amsterdam, Holland Why: For a cool way to celebrate the holidays, Amsterdam’s annual ice festival is the…
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10 ultimate breaks to focus, reset and recharge

Take time to reenergise and leave the stress behind with these perfect escapes From energising mountain treks to calming meditation retreats, these life-changing breaks will help you take time out to relax and focus on what makes you happy. 1. For a mountain adventure Where: Slovenian Alps Trek, Slovenia Why: Swap the daily grind for…
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5 stunning UK summer staycations

Mr & Mrs Smith travel expert Jenny Grace rounds up her five favourite boutique retreats for a summer at home. For foodies… Thyme, Cotswolds An elegant estate lovingly restored, the Thyme hotel is a collection of honey-hued stone cottages with modern yet rustic interiors – think timber eaves, roll-top baths and log burners. The impressive…
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Travel packing hacks for your holiday

As you look to jet off on your holidays, we’ve teamed up with the experts British Airways to give you 11 travel hacks to help you on your way.  1. Remove any old baggage tags to help ensure that your baggage doesn’t go astray. 2. Carry valuable and important items such as medication in your hand…
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