Posts Tagged ‘ Europe ’

Istanbul: a true Turkish delight

Oct 1st, 2012 | By

Only a short four hour flight away, Istanbul – with its minarets, mosques, markets, bazaars and bars – will seduce travellers in search of a city break. Kaye Holland has the low-down



The kids are all white

Sep 25th, 2012 | By

We asked MarryAbroad for their top 10 tips for child friendly destination weddings



Abu Dhabi revealed as ultimate beach holiday destination

Sep 18th, 2012 | By

Abu Dhabi revealed as ultimate beach holiday destination



Gap year medical claims have doubled in two years

Sep 10th, 2012 | By

The average cost of backpacker medical claims has increased from £370 to £750 in last two years



Brits really can’t live without their yearly holiday abroad

Aug 3rd, 2012 | By

Despite Prime Minister, David Cameron, urging holidaymakers to stay in the UK for their summer break this year, only a quarter of us say a ‘staycation’ is the ideal holiday



Britons overspending on travel money by €215 million euros

Jul 22nd, 2012 | By

People travelling to the Eurozone this summer will potentially miss out on an extra €215 million as a result of purchasing their foreign currency in person rather than online



There’s more to Europe than the Eurozone

Jul 16th, 2012 | By

Britons heading to Europe this summer, hoping to cash in on the Eurozone crisis, may do better to look at some of the countries outside of the Eurozone, according to research carried out by Moneycorp.



What’s hot: July 2012

Jul 1st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s good news for motorists and mobile phone users in Europe but anyone heading to a malarial country should take extra special care



Letter from London June 2012: London for everyone

Jun 7th, 2012 | By

Jane Egginton and her discerning three old let us in on some of their favourite quintessential London experiences and share some of their city secrets



Big Apple beckons Brits away from event filled summer

May 31st, 2012 | By

New York is the most searched for holiday destination by Brits looking to get away during the Diamond Jubilee long weekend and the three weeks of summer sports according to travel search site, Kayak



What’s hot: June 2012

May 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Kenya and Kazakhstan are both back on the map for all the right reasons, but it’s bad news for BMI Baby and Barbados’ Almond Village Resort



Is Britain open for business?

May 17th, 2012 | By

Earlier this week the UK’s Immigration Minister, Damian Green, appeared before the British parliament’s Home Affairs Committee to answer questions about queues at passport control in Heathrow Airport



What’s hot: May 2012

May 2nd, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Bhutan and the Black Sea resort of Batuni get the thumbs up, but readers are advised to avoid the Big Apple’s JFK airport



Letter from France: April 2012

Apr 21st, 2012 | By

Whether you’re a novice or seasoned traveller, France will steal your heart. Each month, Frederic – our French correspondent – gives us the low-down on what to see and do across the channel



Madeira to host inaugural film festival

Apr 13th, 2012 | By

Next month, Madeira will join the ranks of Cannes, Berlin and Venice as the island plays host to its very first film festival



Bournemouth beats Ibiza

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By

Which place boasts the better beach: Bournemouth or Ibiza? Somewhat surprisingly the Dorset resort has been beaten Ibiza – plus the likes of Benidorm and Gran Canaria – in a list of Europe’s top beaches!



Top tips to help your money go further

Mar 20th, 2012 | By

Here at CD-Traveller towers, we suspect that there are two types of people reading this website. There are those who will look back on Easter and say “that was an eggscellent trip” and there are those who will have laid in bed worrying about the recession. If you fall into the second category, then we have some good news for you! There are plenty of places you can visit this Easter, that don’t require you to remortgage the house



Malta & Gozo

Mar 18th, 2012 | By

With a sunny climate, a short flight from the UK, wonderful food and affordable accommodation, Malta & Gozo make excellent destinations for a family holiday, says Dr. Jill Nash



Carry on cruising

Mar 17th, 2012 | By

Whether you’re new to cruising and need help planning your first voyage or are a seasoned cruiser searching for inspiration for your next holiday at sea, don’t miss The Cruise Show at London’s Olympia next weekend



Four fab ski resorts in the US

Mar 12th, 2012 | By

Europe or America? For Megan, the overcrowded Alps can’t compete with the winter sports experience that can be had the other side of the Atlantic. Here she reveals her four favourite US ski resorts exclusively with CD-Traveller readers



Do summer festivals sizzle or fizzle?

Mar 9th, 2012 | By

Friends and family are beginning to book tickets for this summer’s slew of festivals. I flattered they thought to invite me along, but as regular readers of CD-Traveller will know: I am not a fan of festivals.



Top five hen/stag weekend destinations

Feb 29th, 2012 | By

Two of my best friends are getting married in May and so the talk has turned to hen dos. One has suggested a long weekend in Paris while the other is thinking about a break in Brighton.



Whetting your appetite for Paraguay

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

Times are hard, money is tight and credit is in short supply. But life is short too, so don’t pass up Paraguay. Frederic reports on one of South America’s best kept secrets



Get ready to wake up to snow

Feb 4th, 2012 | By

The CD-Traveller team dug ours out days ago, but if you haven’t already done now is the time to start searching for your scarves and thermals. Forecasters have warned that snow is on its way this weekend, as Arctic conditions tighten their grip across the country



There’s an app for that. Or not

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller reader, Kirti Sharma, is seething over the cost of downloading an app abroad. Read her rant and tips on how to keep the cost down, here



The great British benefit debate

Jan 21st, 2012 | By

More than 371,00 immigrants who were admitted to Britain, claimed state benefits in the UK last year, according to official figures compiled by the government for the very first time.



Out of Africa

Jan 21st, 2012 | By

Lynn journeys to Livingstone and gets up close and personal with Namibia’s desert elephants



Skiing in… Spain?

Dec 28th, 2011 | By

As a country Spain conjures up images of sun, sangria and siestas. But there Spain is looking to become known for a fourth S – skiing.