Visit Cape Town, South Africa

Best Time to Visit Cape Town

The best time for a Cape Town beach holiday is from late January to late April, the tail end of the city’s dry summer months.

Cape Town enjoys a temperate climate with warm, dry conditions from October to April. Temperatures peak between December and February, which is the most popular time for a Cape Town beach holiday. Expect busy beaches, a vibrant nightlife and gloriously sunny festive cheer. Cape Town’s fierce south-easter wind blows hard during this time, occassionally clearing the beaches and blanketing Table Mountain in cloud.

By February the wind calms and most visitors head home, making late January to April absolutely […] Read more

Visit Toronto, Canada

9 things you HAVE to experience if you visit Toronto

FANCY visiting Toronto, Canada but not quite sure where to start? Here are 9 things we GETTY

Check out Toronto’s incredible landscape from the Islands

CN Tower’s Edge Walk

Toronto gives you the opportunity to break records by completing the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk on a 5 ft wide ledge encircling the top of the CN Tower’s main pod, which is 356m/1168 ft (116 storeys) above the ground.

Just looking at the Tower may scare you to death, but the views that you get once up there are absolutely breathtaking, with Lake […] Read more

20 reasons to visit Monaco

The Principality of Monaco measures just two square kilometres, but it sure puts on a show.


A fairy-tale principality wouldn’t be complete without a palace, a resident prince and princess, and a bit of historical argy-bargy. Built in 1191, the palace has been home to the Grimaldi family since 1297, when Francois Grimaldi disguised himself as a monk, seized the fortress and saved the day. Today, the State Apartments of Prince Albert II’s lavish abode are open for daily tours (April to October), while during summer concerts are held in the courtyard.


Built in […] Read more

Things not to miss in Cyprus

It’s not possible to see everything that Cyprus has to offer in one trip. What follows is a selective and subjective taste of the island’s highlights: superb ancient sites, outstanding buildings and natural wonders.

1. Salamis – The gymnasium collonade is one of many highlights at ancient Salamis, just north of Farnagusta.

2. Golden Beach – Sea turtles and humans alike flock to Nangomi, one of the best on the remote Karpaz peninsula, and indeed the island.

3. Palea Enklistra – The fifteenth-century ceiling frescoes of this rock-cut church are unique on the island for showing the Holy Trinity.

4. Avgas (Avakas) Gorge – […] Read more