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.
When I got sent a Tilly Two Stitch Doodle Mat, I genuinely thought it was an ingenious idea. For parents who like to get out and about, eating in restaurants or travelling abroad, this small, clever piece of kit, is not only fun for youngsters, but a great way to keep them occupied – without resorting to tech.
In years gone by, luxury and family were words rarely associated with one another. Over time, however, this has changed. No longer are parents just content with a basic holiday package and run-of-the-mill accommodation. Hard working families want a little luxury to their sought after time away together, which means that every member of the family, young and old, need to be catered for.