Five Amazing New Train Trips Opening Up In 2023

Five Amazing New Train Trips Opening Up In 2023

The era of slow travel is surely but certainly returning and with it the age-old glamor of the train journey is catching our imaginations once again. And as 2023 chugs inexorably forward, there are plenty of comfortable, deluxe and even magnificent new cars to board and routes to follow around the world. Trundle into 2023 … Read more

Thinking about booking a villa in 2023? 7 tips on who to invite, where to stay and what to bring

Thinking about booking a villa in 2023?  7 tips on who to invite, where to stay and what to bring

Let’s face it. Planning a group trip usually falls to one person and in my friendship group, that’s me. I’m the one who suggests dates, books the venue and plans activities. For 2022, I was dreaming of getting a crowd of friends together for a big group holiday, something I’ve been craving since moving from … Read more

Venice Announces Additional Details of Tourist Entry Fee

Venice Announces Additional Details of Tourist Entry Fee

Officials in Venice, Italy have revealed additional details about a new entrance fee designed to reduce “tourist peaks” and “manage tourist flows” that will take effect on January 16, 2023. At a press conference on Friday, Venice’s councilor for tourism, Simone Venturini called the new tax a solution for the overtourism problem that has long … Read more

14 days in Italy: A complete guide to traveling by train for a whistle stop tour of the country

14 days in Italy: A complete guide to traveling by train for a whistle stop tour of the country

Looking for a greener, cheaper holiday to round off your year of travel? Then Italy is the place to be. Tea Italian railway network is extensive. In fact, its tracks cover a whopping 25,000km. The impressive infrastructure has made cleaner travel possible at pocket-friendly prices, and it’s fair to say it’s changed the travel map. … Read more

European markets climb as global markets rally; Stoxx 600 up 1.6%

European markets climb as global markets rally;  Stoxx 600 up 1.6%

Stocks on the move: Greggs, Accelleron up 5% Shares of British bakery chain Greggs gained 5.6% in early trade after reporting a rise in quarterly sales despite the deepening cost of living crisis and plummeting consumer confidence in the UK Accelleron shares added 5% as investors picked up the stock at a discount following the … Read more

What are the best business hotels in Europe: London, Paris, Frankfurt

What are the best business hotels in Europe: London, Paris, Frankfurt

International travel may still have its challenges. But finding a solid hotel for a business trip isn’t one of them. CNBC Travel and the market data firm Statista today release a ranking of the “Best Hotels for Business Travelers” in Europe. This is the first ranking of its kind between CNBC and Statista, who are … Read more

Best Gifts to Get Your Friends When Traveling Around Europe

Best Gifts to Get Your Friends When Traveling Around Europe

When traveling in Europe, you take in the sights, sounds, food, and culture. Often, you want to take back memories of the fun times with you. Even better, purchasing gifts for friends and loved ones allows you to share your wonderful experience with others. One of the best gifts to give are items like watches, … Read more

Sites To See And Insider Tips For A Better European Vacation

Sites To See And Insider Tips For A Better European Vacation

Zagreb’s Ban Jelačić Square in the fall of 2022. Christopher Elliott On a Sunday afternoon in September, Zagreb’s Ban Jelačić Square is mostly empty. A statue of Josip Jelačić on horseback stands in the town square. It’s one of the most iconic sites in Croatia, and just a few weeks ago, you couldn’t get a … Read more

From the Alps to the islands: Italy’s best places for remote workers

From the Alps to the islands: Italy's best places for remote workers

A holiday in Italy is one thing. But a holiday that stretches into cheeky ‘aperitivi’ in between Zoom calls is something else. Remote working is the best way to get to know a local community. You can really get under the skin of your adopted home and maybe even start to complain about it like … Read more

I was anxious about traveling with ADHD – but this is how I coped

I was anxious about traveling with ADHD – but this is how I coped

Everyone loses their passport occasionally, but for the UK’s 1.5 million Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) sufferers such mishaps are all part of daily life. Absent-mindedness is just one of a myriad of frustrations that beset those of us with the condition. Studies of brain scans have shown that our particular gray matter lacks sufficient … Read more