Stuart

Stuart

Stuart discovered his passion for all things travel during one of his first jobs overseeing the travel section of a well-known bookshop. He has worked in publishing for 15 years, most recently as a freelance travel writer. He's always planning his next adventure away. Favourite destination? It has to be the Canadian Rockies. Next trip? Rio de Janeiro.

Updated 31st January 2018

...such a beautiful horizon! With its unique city-meets-beach vibe, it’s hard not to fall for the youthful energy and immersive culture of this cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia. Situated on Spain’s North East Mediterranean coast, the city...

Updated 31st January 2018

...big lights will inspire you! Loud, glitzy, sprawling and relentlessly busy, New York is the ultimate megalopolis...the city of cities that never sleeps! Made up of five boroughs, of these Manhattan conjures up the primary iconic images most people think of. Situated where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic, with so much to see and do you’d be hard-pushed not to be wowed. But a word of warning… you may feel like you need a relaxing holiday when you get back! ...

Updated 12th September 2018

With late summer daylight beginning to lose its battle with encroaching autumnal darkness, thoughts inevitably begin to...

Updated 31st January 2018

This Black Friday (November 24th) offers an amazing opportunity to snap up a mega flight deal with Air New Zealand who...

Updated 31st January 2018

...you’ll leave your heart in San Francisco! A vibrant, hilly city in Northern California, surrounded by the...

Updated 30th January 2018

As with most things in Britain post-EU referendum, it’s just been announced that the cost of a British passport is set to rise. From 27 March 2018, anyone applying for a new passport by post will have to pay £85. That’s a £12.50 (17%) increase on the £72.50 that you’d currently pay.The cost of online applications is also set to rise by £3 to £75.50. Children’s passport applications - for anyone under the age of 16 - are going up an enormous 27%...

8th February 2018

From May 4th 2018 Delta will be flying non-stop from London Heathrow to Portland, the largest city in Oregon, Pacific Northwest USA. Return air fares start at £844ppVoted the 8th most popular city in America, Portland is renowned for its street...

6th February 2018

Get ready to throw another shrimp on the barbie to celebrate March 25 2018: that's the momentous day that passengers...

Updated 16th February 2018

Honeymooners and exotic holiday-lovers rejoice! British Airways are going to be flying to the Seychelles again after a...

Updated 13th February 2018

Croydon: City of Love? Sure, Croydon doesn’t seem an obvious first choice to spend a romantic evening with your...

Updated 23rd August 2018

Great news! Eurostar have announced the start date for their highly anticipated direct service from London to the Netherlands as Wednesday 4th April 2018. Tickets can be purchased on their website from Thursday - 22nd February 2018, but you could...

1st April 2018

It's been a soaring week for Norwegian Air. The third largest low-cost carrier in Europe has expanded their long haul destinations to include American cities Chicago and Austin, bringing their US destinations tally to 14.The London Gatwick to Chicago service began on Sunday 25th March and will be flying four times a week to Chicago O'Hare International: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. They'll depart from Gatwick at 10am, arriving in Chicago at 12.25pm (8h25min...

Updated 11th June 2018

We haven't even encountered much of 2018's spring sunshine yet, but from April 5th 2018 TUI will begin taking Summer...

Updated 11th May 2018

Futuristic, cutting edge, hip and innovative mixed with traditional and multiculturally-infused: its an expansive,...

Updated 12th April 2018

It's a tricky modern dilemma while on holiday in the mobile phone era...to switch off, or not to switch off? It's...

Updated 18th April 2018

Oh, mon Dieu!  It's "baguettes at dawn" as the row between the city of Paris and online home rental company...

Updated 18th April 2018

Europe's largest independent regional airline, Flybe, will be offering the first direct flights between Cardiff and...

Updated 15th June 2018

"My, my" (don't worry, I'll avoid the full ABBA rendition)Eurovision is upon us!Yep, it's that time of year again -...

16th May 2018

Not sure that Ryanair are going to win many new fans with this news...From Wednesday 13 June, the budget airline will...

Updated 13th June 2018

If, like me, you're a fan of using online home rental company Airbnb, then keep an eye on the current influx of...

Updated 13th June 2018

Feel the force! Disney have announced the launch date for their new Star Wars land at their parks in Los Angeles and...

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