If you love eating out, then Lisbon is the place for you. Portugal’s capital city is renowned for its seafood and Pasteis de Nata (custard tarts) but you can find traditional local cuisine, as well as fine dining, modern eats and international fare everywhere you turn. (more…)
Catching an early morning fight always seem such a good idea at the time, the thinking being, we’ll get to our destination and have a full day to explore on the other side. But the reality isn’t so great is it? (more…)
It makes for sober reading. Recent figures from Action Fraud report that holidaymakers ripped off by booking scams rose by almost a fifth last year. There were 5,826 reported cases in 2016, up 19 per cent on the previous year,
And the most common scams are related to airline tickets and bogus accommodation bookings, with victims losing, on average, around £1,200. While 26 per cent of those affected said the fraud had also had a significant impact on their health or financial well-being.
There has been somewhat of a tourist explosion in Lisbon. The Portuguese capital city has been described as the ‘Hottest Destination for 2017’; the ‘Coolest European City Ever’; ‘The New Barcelona But Better’. You catch my drift… (more…)
Ham House sits on the edge of the River Thames in Richmond and, having promised ourselves on countless occasions we’d visit this Grade I listed building, we finally hopped in the car and made our way there.