Fashionable hotels for a Fashion Week Tour

By Steve Taggart It is fashion season and New York is already behind us, but London is in full swing and Paris and Milan are getting prepared for their most stylish week of the year. If you want to be part of the world of fashion take a look at these great last minute deals and treat yourself to a luxurious stay this February/March. Mingle amongst the fashionistas in these four beautiful hotels. LONDON The fourth international fashion showcase in London opened on...

A tour round Mexico City: death, dolls, witchcraft and fun.

By Florrie Grigson.  Mexico City is typically described as a sprawling, urban metropolis; full of fumes, full of fun and full of fascination. And all these things it certainly is, but it’s also full of wonderful weirdness. Mexico has a reputation for dealing in one way or another with the macabre. We all know about Day of the Dead, but this is only the beginning, being just one day in a country packed to the brim with superstition. If you’re...

Top 10 Things to do in Nicaragua.

By Neil Kook Last time we covered Peru, now we explore the Top 10 Things to do in Nicaragua this year. Topping some of the most prestigious ‘go to’ lists for 2015, Nicaragua is fast becoming one of the hottest destinations on the planet. The rich intoxicating mix of engaging indigenous culture, faded old-world colonial charm, contemporary political intrigue, warm welcoming friendly people, and stunning natural beauty & wildlife are all set against a backdrop of breath taking volcanic scenery...

Five Ways You Can Work and Travel the World

Five Ways You Can Work and Travel the World By Sean Revell  Got a friend or family member who’s been lucky enough to travel the globe and earn a wage while they’re at it? If you ever felt a tinge of envy alongside your initial excitement for them, maybe it’s something you’d secretly like to do too. The fact is, as with most dreams, they rarely become a reality as that little old thing called life gets in the way....

Brits love to get away for Valentine’s

 By Steve Taggart Huge number of British couples are taking their partners to hotels, making the most of Valentine's Day...by staying in bed, according to lastminute.com More than a fifth of Brits (over ten million people*) will set off to get off this weekend (33% more than last year) and a quarter (24%) will even take time off work on Friday to extend their love fest. A fifth (20%) revealed they are planning the weekend away, 33% more than last year....

WWF calls for urgent action to protect Great Barrier Reef Under Threat

Photo Credit: WWF. via Canon Global Photo Network By Spence Holmes. WWF calls for urgent action to protect Great Barrier Reef Under Threat - Tourism generates 94 % of reef jobs and over $6.9billion revenue -  We must look after the world. Reckless industrialization alongside the Great Barrier Reef could cause severe damage to one of Earth’s most important environmental systems, according to a new report commissioned by WWF, The World Wide Fund for Nature.  ‘The Great Barrier Reef Under Threat’ found...

Have you ever wondered how travel was born?

By Neil Kook Have you ever wondered how travel was born? A new online visual tool that charts the evolution of global travel created by ‘Journeys are made @ gapyear.com’ (www.gapyear.com) helps out a little. The ‘History of Travel’ is an education tool that curious travellers and history buffs can use to learn about the journey undertaken by the human race so far, travelling the globe and beyond. The project, which features parallax scrolling, reveals the epic journey undertaken by the...

Spotlight on Trinidad and Tobago: 2015.

By Neil Kook. Stuck as to where to travel to? TLE Travel is here to help. With a host of star-studded Football Legends due to hit Tobago shores to compete at The British Airways Tobago Football Legends Challenge tournament in June, Trinidad and Tobago are getting ready to allure visitors with a vibrant and exciting calendar of events for 2015. The twin islands traditionally renowned for their picture postcard beaches, crystal clear waters and lush green rainforests also have a...

Are British Hotels Short on Free Wi-Fi?

By Lana Marshall Britain's hotels are regarded across the world for offering a premium service unrivalled by most other destinations, but the provision of free WI-Fi in London hotels is notably short. Despite living in a digital world that is reliant on us being constantly connected, the number of hotels in the capital that don't include free Wi-Fi in the cost of the room is rather shocking. Indeed, the price of simply hooking up to the web has become one...

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