From Wine to Wildlife, Gardens to Gastronomy

African adventure beckons for Jennifer Ford from The Portfolio Suite as she visits the southernmost tip of the Dark Continent as a guest of Africa Collection, checking out some stunning hotels and picking up insightful advice for travelers who have The Garden Route of South Africa in their sights. The first thing to think about […]

Dubai: Where Dramatic Desert Meets Sensational Skylines

Jill McBurney from Oasis Travel in Bangor gets a taste of Dubai as a guest of MSC Cruises and Emirates. When it comes to escapist breaks, Dubai is very much front of mind.  Its great weather guarantee, fantastic hotels, stunning setting and general good value make this exotic destination a firm favourite with all sorts of […]

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 […]

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 […]