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Top five facts about Christopher Columbus
We thought we’d have some fun and find out more about our namesake - so here are our top five facts about Christopher Columbus:
1) Christopher Columbus was actually Italian – born in Genoa in 1451 (although he always wrote in Spanish). However, some believe he was born on the island of Corsica, wh... Read more
The ten strangest items ever seized at customs
If you've ever been caught trying to smuggle a large bottle of perfume or a smelly foodstuff through customs and you've been caught, you'll probably remember the shame. The look in the official's eyes as they found your contraband item. The embarrassment you felt as it was consigned to the bin.Howev... Read more
Get ready for the start of the ski season with Chemmy Alcott
If you have a skiing or snowboarding holiday booked, you’re probably counting down the weeks until it’s just you and the mountain.
However, don’t forget that you may remember your last holiday with crystal-clear accuracy, but there’s an excellent chance that your body has forgotten, and all the lit... Read more
Top four destinations for winter sun
Are you chasing some well-deserved winter sun this October? Of course you are. Well, you should be.
We spoke to Very Cheap Holidays about the best places to head off to; have a look at our top four destinations for catching some rays.
While Egypt is brimming with enough culture and history... Read more