Holiday Ideas & Travel Inspiration

Oliver’s Travel Blog features travel advice, tips and destination information to inspire you for your next great holiday. Written by Oliver’s team, plus guest travel journalists & bloggers.

19th November
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Top 10 Party Houses in the UK

It doesn’t matter how old you are – nobody needs much of an excuse to have a party. Whether it’s for a big birthday, a wedding (or the stag or hen do) or even just getting a few people together for no other reason than you haven’t seen them in a while, why do ordinary when you can…

17th November
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Owner’s Tales: Classic French Cookery at Clos de Chinon

Barbara is one of the owners of the beautiful Clos de Chinon, a luxury chateau rental in Aquitaine, and she’s taken time out of her busy schedule to entertain us with some thoughts about running her chateau and what you can get up to in the surrounding area. Better yet, she rounds things off with three…

12th November
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Top 10 Mediterranean Villas With Breathtaking Views

One of the best things about heading off on holiday is getting away to somewhere a little out of the ordinary and breaking up that daily grind. Some people enjoy leaving work and home behind for a week or two, some people enjoy the challenge of adventure, and some people just want to kick back…

5th November
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Top 10 Villas for Cycling Holidays

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of freedom you get on a bicycle, and if you couple that with a beautiful natural landscape you’ve got an utterly spellbinding natural experience right there. The fact you’re getting fit at the same time is just the extra-tasty icing on an already delicious cake. Cycling holidays in Europe and the…

4th November
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Real Weddings: Living The Life of a Wedding Consultant – An Interview with Stephanie Methven

If you’re a bride-to-be (or perhaps have just watched too many trashy, mid-90s rom-coms) you might have spent a little time wondering what working as a wedding consultant is actually like. Is it a life of boundless romanticism, tugging the strands of true love together until they pop into a rainbow of smooches, confetti and…