Monthly Archives: May 2016

Where are Brits heading for Euro 2016?


Three countries from the United Kingdom have qualified for the 2016 European Championships, which kick off in France next month. Fans haven’t got long if they wish to renew European Health Insurance Cards ahead of the big tournament, and the supporters from England, Wales and Northern Ireland should note which cities are likely to be…

Explore the French Riviera this summer


Summer is just over the horizon, and as the days get longer and the sun gets warmer, thoughts turn to the summer holidays and the adventures that can be had. This is the time of year that the Cannes Film Festival is held, and the sight of celebrities soaking up the Côte d’Azur sunshine may…

The best festivals in Europe for summer 2016


Summertime has become synonymous with festivals. Thousands of us, of all ages, relish the chance to enjoy live music, camp out in the fresh air for a few days, and experience a great respite from everyday life. Now, whatever your musical tastes, there are loads of new festivals taking place all over Europe. This means…

Glorious gardens to visit in Europe


Spring is here, the flowers are blooming and the temperatures are warming up. There’s never been a better time to visit some of Europe’s best kept botanic gardens. We’ve picked out a few which you might like to visit. Monserrate Palace Gardens, Portugal Wander through tangled trees, and discover replica temples which look like they’ve…

Want a cheap getaway with friends? Why not drive to Belgium?


Summer is just around the corner, and with the weather as beautiful as it is at the moment, we are all pining for an adventure. If you and your friends are yet to make plans, why not pile into the car and drive over to North Belgium for a few days? Just don’t forget to…

3 of Europe’s best beaches


Spring is upon us and, as the weather starts to warm up, we are all dreaming of where our summer holiday could take us. If you haven’t booked anything yet, check out our guide to Europe’s best beaches. The only thing left to do is to buy a bikini, pack your passport and EHIC and…

Top tips for entertaining the kids on long journeys


The summer holidays are fast approaching and, if you’re planning a trip abroad, maybe by car to France, Spain or Germany, how can you keep the kids entertained and stop the constant ‘are we nearly there yet’ questions? While you’re packing your passport, travel insurance and European medical card, check out these top tips for…

Will Great Britain decide to remain in or exit the EU?


On 23rd June 2016, voters will take to the polls across the United Kingdom to mark a historic choice. The nation’s continuing membership of the European Union hangs in doubt as heated arguments both for and against attempt to persuade the populace to either remain or leave. Impact on travellers Those UK citizens who travel…