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For those in the know, Cornwall is a surfing mecca. Surfing enthusiasts from all over the world come to Cornwall because it’s got some of the wildest riptides in Europe. You don’t have to travel to California to live like the Beach Boys – just grab your swimming trunks and get down to the Cornish coast. There are hundreds of beaches and bays dotted across the region. Some are fairly mild surf spots, more suitable for beginners and some can only be conquered by the most experienced guys and girls out there. According to Waves surf...

Hotel shopping just isn’t what it used to be. Ten years ago, millions around the world were stunned to figure out that they could shop for hotels and resorts on the Internet. Websites like Expedia, Orbitz and Hotels.com ran heavy advertising campaigns advocating the idea of a world without costly booking agents. All of the sudden, we were the booking agent. Since then, though, these websites have taken a backseat to more fluid, comprehensive websites who have made the game even easier. These younger, smarter websites can find small...

Many tourists are checking online deals that would help them book luxurious hotels that they would check-in to once they are in their country of destination. However, many of them think twice before buying the deal, simply because they think that it is unsafe and sometimes, ask for too expensive fees. There are those though, which offer reasonable deals that are way better than most deals that travel agents propose. You can even find great deals about luxurious hotels that you shouldn’t pass on through these websites. Many hotels have...

Catering the perfect event is quite the challenge. It tests a caterer’s knowledge, professionalism and endurance in the industry and separates the great ones from the rest.  The skills and hard work required for such a task come from the many experiences of event planning, cooking, communication and preparation, all of which collectively combine to form the necessary skills of catering. Professional caterers everywhere understand what it takes to be the best; delicious food, great presentation and flawless execution.  Preparation Catering...

When planning a holiday to America you might be dreaming of golden shores in Miami, thrill filled theme parks in Orlando, classic cars in Old Havana and blues music in New Orleans; however you would be missing one vital ingredient for the perfect American holiday…food. The United States is a country renowned for fast food, drive thrus and of course the classic diners that have encapsulated our hearts since Grease and Happy Days first arrived on our television screens. However there is more to American cuisine than Hamburgers & Milkshakes...

The word ‘holiday’ conjures up certain images in most people’s minds. Depending on the person you could envision a beach with shimmering sands, a luxurious hotel or you could think of rainy car rides without your mums favourite Céline Dion song blasting out for umpteenth time. They’re nostalgia holidays, taking the nightmare holidays you had when you were a child and reinventing them. With the constant depressing headlines about the recession everyone is pinching pennies at the moment. This includes holidays unfortunately. There’s...

London is a great city with plenty of hotels to choose from.  But how do you choose the best hotels?   The best way to start is to think about your budget.  If money is no object then you want to be looking at saying in one of the more luxury hotels. Below are my top 3 luxury hotels, all 5-star. The Savoy Top of my list is The Savoy.   The Savoy is a well known luxury hotel in central London close to the Victoria Embankment Gardens, Covent Garden, and Royal Opera House. The hotel has lots of recreational amenities including an indoor...

South Africa is one of those countries that you have always thought about without ever having to be brave enough to visit. You know it is a country where you can experience unsurpassed nature, get up close with some of the world’s most amazing wildlife, and with a people renowned for their warm welcome and hospitality but it still always seems just a little bit too far to go. Now is the time for the umming and arring to stop as this country simply has too much to offer for you to keep putting off what will be a holiday experience...

There are many advantages to exploring a country on a bike. You never have to travel indoors, you get to see a lot more of the countryside than a regular tourist does, you get to set your own itinerary and your own plan and it costs next to nothing. What more could you ask for? Adventurous types have been cycling through the south of France for decades and they always return with gushing praise for the excellent state of the region’s cycle lanes, roads and trails. France might be well known for its wine and its food, but it’s also...

There is no doubt that triathlons are considered the “mother” of all endurance-based competitive sporting events. To literally dive into a lake or ocean and swim for miles, then jump on a bicycle and ride for a long distance and finally run for a couple thousand meters takes a lot of endurance, strength and will power. If you want to test your athleticism and would like to prepare for a triathlon, here are five things you should consider! Running Most people who are interested in competing in triathlons usually are experienced...