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10 Coolest Road Trips in Europe

We Brits are privileged to have some of the most spectacular driving routes in the world right there on our doorstep. You can rant and rave about Route 66 all you like, but check out just a sample of what Europe has to offer and you won’t be disappointed.  Make sure your car is ready for the road trip; giving your car a service is always a good idea to make sure oil and tyres are all ready for the journey ahead. You can of course buy much of what you need online from websites such as eiretyres.com. So if you’re planning to hit the road anytime soon in search of the most incredible driving routes in Europe, you will go far with any of these tend top picks: 1. Amalfi Coast in Italy Drive along the Amalfi Coast in Italy, and visit the charming towns of Positano, Ravello, and Salerno.…

Sponsored Video: Experience the famous cherry blossom (hanami) in Tokyo

Amongst Tokyo’s many claims to fame, cherry blossom season (hanami) is high up on people’s bucket-lists as a must-see when in Tokyo. Every year, you can feel the excitement as the pink petals known as sakura fill the city in a picture-perfect welcome to spring and parks fill with revellers armed with tarps, blankets, bento, beer and sake to enjoy cherry blossom viewing season. Despite being a huge city, Tokyo is full of beautiful hanami spots. Here’s what you need to know to plan your trip to see these fleeting beauties. When to go? Although exact peak bloom dates known as mankai change each year due to weather patterns, Tokyo reliably turns pink between early March and late April. A quick search on the Internet will help you find this year’s cherry blossom flower forecast. How long does the Cherry Blossom Festival last in Japan? The cherry blossom season is relatively short. Full…

The Best Casinos in the UK

These days, it’s all about online casinos. Instant access and gratification being the order of the day for most. Still, there’s nothing quite like the buzz you feel when walking into a premium land-based casino. Here in the UK, we’re lucky to have some of the most incredible casinos in the world. If you thought the action was limited to Las Vegas and Monaco, think again! Not convinced we can keep up? Check out any of the following and you might think differently. Alternatively, you can head over to this UK casino catalogue for more information on Britain’s best. The Casino at the Empire (London) First up, one of many entries to the list that can be found in London. In fact, about 90% of the best casinos in the UK call the capital their home. This prime example, located right at the heart of the West End, is spread…

Travel Guide To Picos De Europa National Park

On the borders of Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y León, Picos De Europa is arguably the most beautiful national park in Spain. Certainly the most dramatic, with 300 square miles of largely untouched, unspoilt landscapes which contrast with their surroundings quite spectacularly. The Picos De Europa national park features deep vertical gorges, rocky mountains that peak at over 8,000 feet above sea level, sprawling forests, glistening lakes and endless opportunities for adventure. A Few Facts About the Picos De Europa The mountain range itself is the third highest in Spain Some of the mountains have vertical drops of more than 2,300m There are 200+ peaks at over 2,000m above sea level The park is relatively compact – around 25% the size of the UK’s Lake District The world’s sixth deepest cave can be found in the park – the Torca del Cerro at 1,598m deep Some shaded areas remain covered in snow 365…