Winter is often overlooked when it comes to planning when to take a mini-break, however, it can be the perfect time of year to escape. Cities nationwide are buzzing with the excitement of the impending Christmas season, with exciting attractions and events planned to aid celebrations. You can also take advantage of a change of shopping scene to pick up fantastic gifts and festive treats for you and your loved ones. More…
There is nothing new orÂ extraordinaryÂ about water in the streets of Venice – well just as long as it flows in the channels andÂ doesn’t flood the streets and squares. Venice has been fighting high water for years, because of the rising sea level and theÂ subsidenceÂ of the sandy grounds, threatening the city to sink into the sea. A barrier to protect the city from repeated winterÂ flooding, which has been planned for decades, is due to be finished by 2015.
Great Britain is getting ready to celebrate “Bonfire Night”, which is a yearlyÂ celebration on November 5. On this day we remember the failed gunpowder plot by GuyÂ Fawkes in 1605. During this celebration “guy” dolls that represent Guy Fawkes areÂ set alight and burned on the bonfire.
Whether itâ€™s warm sunshine in the middle of winter youâ€™re after or a sub-tropical summer escape suitable for all the family Tenerife certainly does deliver. On The Beach has been offering holidays to Tenerife since it started operating in 1995.Â Tenerife deals from On The Beach are packed full of family value, including 50,000 free kids places at hotels throughout its network. It saw something in Tenerife early on: itâ€™s ability to offer affordable, fun-filled holidays for families combining beach life, culture and adventure into one beautiful, cost-effective package.
Greece is truly one of those places that has everything.Â Â Venture to any of its 227 inhabited islands and you will find an abundance of beautiful beaches, breath-taking architecture and enough history to satisfy even the hungriest of culture vultures.
Given the current economic situation, Greece now offers holidaymakers incredible value for money; you can get aÂ holiday to GreeceÂ from only Â£134 per person from On The Beach for example.Â Â Now all you have to worry about is choosing where you want to go.