Nearly one in three flights to Spanish winter sun destinations delayed

Nearly one in three flights to Spanish winter sun destinations delayed By Neil Kook  Tenerife worst for delays from UK, with Lanzarote, Mallorca, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria close behind Incredibly one in three (30%) flights to Spanish winter sun destinations is delayed, according to new figures from flightright.co.uk, the consumer portal for air passenger compensation for delayed, cancelled or overbooked flights. Flights to Tenerife South, Palma de Mallorca, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria have all seen a high number of delays...

Tenerife’s First Walking Festival

The highlights of Tenerife’s First Walking Festival By Neil Kook   For those who wish to venture to the rugged and beautiful north of the island, now is the time, as organisers of the first Tenerife Walking Festival announce highlights of the four day event. Taking place in Puerto de la Cruz from 10th – 14th March 2015, individuals who have an interest in walking and a good sense of adventure, could find what they are looking for. Nestled in...

Last Minute Special Halloween Experiences

By Steve Taggart Halloween is upon us and if you don't have a party, pumpkin or even a some cheap plastic fangs yet, don't worry, we have teamed up with lastminute.com to tell you about some great deals you get still get for that evening. The only thing that isn't scary about these activities is the price (boom boom) 1. Ghost hunting experience –  £69 for 1 or £138 for 2   This ghost hunting experience is available in 120 locations nationwide. Lasting...

Brits’ bad hotel behaviour

By Steve Taggart Ever stole the posh soaps? nicked a towel? maybe even a tv?! Well you are not alone, research has today revealed almost a quarter of Britons disregard manners in hotels and treat rooms with far less respect than at home. The survey by lastminute.com has revealed Brits’ wasteful behaviour in hotels with 33% of those polled saying they have no problem leaving the lights on all day and a fifth (21%) using fresh towels everyday whether they...

Transatlantic flights for £99 one way

It's been a long time coming, but an airline may have finally cracked the low-cost transatlantic flight market. The trick to their success; the half way house that is Iceland. Iceland’s only low-cost airline, WOW air, has today launched flights from London Gatwick to Boston and Washington DC via Reykjavik with fares from as little as £99 one way including taxes. The routes will be operational from April 2015 and will be the cheapest connection between Europe and North America. Flights to...

Top Ten Wonders of Hong Kong

By Alex Ure Hong Kong is the place to be. Here are the top ten places Alex Ure, a visitor and short-time resident of Hong Kong, feels fascinated by. 1. Victoria Peak With 360 degree views towering over Hong Kong’s distinguishable skyline and mountainous sea views this is undoubtedly one of the best ways to see Hong Kong in all of its glory. Where else can you see skyscrapers, mountains and ocean views simultaneously? I visited the peak in the...

Cambridge: Naked on the riverbank

Albinia Stanley revisits a Cambridge nudist colony that is still going strong despite the weather. Cambridge comes into its own on clear days, flowering into the ghost of a city that only really exists in Inter-War novels. It’s damp October now; the heavy chestnuts which lined the river in May, and the green-leafed glow of June, are long gone. But the early evenings bring in their own beauty. Virginia Woolf said once said it’s easy to feel as if you...

Top 10 London Tours and Sightseeing

By Steve Taggart You know what it's like when you live and work in the capital, you never do any of those touristy things on offer. But believe it or not, you might actually be missing out on some really fun stuff to do that gives you a very different perspective on what London is all about. For a while now we've been partaking in a bit of what we call 'dirty tourist behaviour' of a weekend and going full-on...

Top Ten Most Enviable Beach Locations

  Everyone loves a relaxing and sunny beach vacation, but where can you find undiscovered and hidden sandy gems? Beach vacations are a source of relaxation and happiness for many. Taking a leisurely break from working life, filling up the Vitamin D supply and getting a tan describes the ideal getaway for most city dwellers. However, these vacations can sometimes be pricey and overcrowded, somewhat reducing the relaxation effect. Global property portal Lamudi has compiled a list of the most...

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