To Benidorm with Love


Wish you were here? Of course you do! Sometimes the perfect holiday is all about getting off the beaten track and discovering an idyllic location known only to locals and a well-briefed smattering of travel magazine editors. Sometimes it’s just about having fun. And if fun is on your agenda, then there are few resorts […]

Pier into Paradise

Ready to swap the winter blues for the blue skies and seas of the Caribbean? Angela Taylor from our Howard Street branch did just that recently as she visited St Kitts & Nevis as the (very privileged!) guest of Azure Collection … and it was luxury all the way The Caribbean is of course hugely […]

Magnificent Mallorca

Mark Davidson revels in the understated luxury of one of the island’s favourite hotels, the ultra-charming Belmond La Residencia, a jewel of ‘the other Mallorca’. Set in the town of Deià, nestling in the Tramuntana Mountain Range in Western Majorca, Belmond La Residencia has long been a favourite of those who know a thing or two […]

Ciao, Sardinia … and Arrivederci!

Mark Davidson from Oasis Travel in Howard Street fell under the spell of the magical island of Sardinia when he visited as guest of the superbly stylish Azure Collection. The stunning Costa Smerelda on the northern shores of the enchanting island of Sardinia has long been a favourite destination of the Jet Set and no […]

The Cream of the Channel Islands

Melanie Tomlinson explores the lovely island of Jersey as a guest of Travel Solutions If you love to travel but hate the faff, there are few destinations to match Jersey.  Easy and fast to get to … manageable size to explore … no language barrier … great climate … an island famous for its wonderful […]

Spice it up in Grenada

Melanie Tomlinson from our Holywood branch hot-foots it to the sun-kissed ‘spice isle’ of Grenada in the Caribbean, travelling with The Inspiring Travel Company and Virgin Atlantic Spice crops have been at the heart of Granada’s culture and economy for more than a hundred years, (the nutmeg even features on the national flag), but these days […]

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Jennifer Ford from our Portfolio Suite in Howard Street, Belfast visits Sicily, famously dubbed ‘the land of lemons’, as guest of Kirker Holidays. The gloriously scented lemon groves which colour the beautiful Sicilian landscape add zest to its culture, cuisine and economy.  This is a truly beautiful, largely rustic, island destination, dotted with remote and exceptionally pretty […]