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5 Last Minute Holiday Ideas In Europe This Winter

Posted on December 10th, by Peter Parkorr in Europe, Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 2 comments
If you’re considering a winter break this year, I’ve put together a few off-beat options to stimulate your travel taste buds! Whether you want a cheap last minute holiday or if you’d rather splash out on some of Europe’s best food and drink, there’s something here for you to consider. Never let it be said that I don’t value a good ‘staycation’ (see my Instagram feed for photos from an autumn road trip in Scotland), but sometimes it’s nice to start the year as you mean to go on, exploring somewhere completely new and exciting.…

Flipkey – another place to look for cool apartments when you travel

Posted on January 10th, by Peter Parkorr in Roaming Resources. No Comments
Hands up if you’ve heard of Flipkey? Probably not, right? I’ve written about London holiday apartments before, so this is an addition to places you can shop around for the place to suit you. Well Flipkey is TripAdvisor’s answer to the private rentals market. Yep, the holiday review experts at TripAdvisor also have their own property rental portal. But unlike AirBnb, Flipkey doesn’t market as many cheap properties on rates that beat the hotels.…

Ten Tips for Travelling to Turkey

Posted on September 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 2 comments
Ten Tips for Travelling to Turkey Turkey is a place where you can kill two birds with one stone. (Excuse the pun.) The country straddles two continents, so a visit to Turkey lets you visit part of Asia and part of Europe, in one vibrant nation with an impressive history.…

Unmasking a summer of Euro exploration with #MustLoveFestivals!

Posted on June 4th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Video Adventures. 3 comments
*Drumroll please!!* A grand announcement for you today, about a shiny new blogging project that is going to be delivering reports to you from the coolest and quirkiest festivals happening across Europe this summer… Please be upstanding for; Must Love Festivals, Europe 2014.The project – What is Must Love Festivals about? Together with 15 fellow bloggers, we’ll be bringing you photos, video and stories this summer, from an eclectic mix of festivals that deserve your attention.

Discovering a different Tuscany: Photos from Versilia

Posted on August 17th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect. 7 comments
A recent invitation to explore Versilia in Tuscany had me expecting corn fields and countryside, traditional Italian cooking, and picnics after a good days hike. I’m sure you can do all those things quite easily, but this trip to Tuscany was a little alternative… You can see my musings and photos from Tuscany in the trip write-up for BudgetTraveller.org, called ‘Five ways Versilia won’t be the Tuscany you expected’, and below I’m publishing a few more photos from Versilia that show yet more of the alternative side to Tuscany.…