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.

31st October
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The Vampire Weekender Gets The Front Page Treatment for Halloween!

Oliver’s Travels has finally hit the headlines! To celebrate Halloween, The Daily Star has featured Oliver’s ghoulishly grand Vampire Weekender on its front page, as well as going into more detail on a whole page spread later in the paper! We have to take our hats off to the “Hell-iday” pun, too (even if we are…

29th October
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Top 10 Villas for Luxury Family Holidays in Spain

Though there’s loads of ideal destinations for a family holiday, Spain is a country that comes up time and time again. It’s not difficult to figure out why - it’s close, sunny and has a vibe and character all of it’s own, from the beautiful architecture of the northern cities to the mountainous olive groves of…

28th October
Fenton Tower - Scotland - Large Luxury Houses to Rent - Oliver's Travels

Yahoo Travel Names The Vampire Weekender As The Spookiest Place to Spend Halloween

When listing all the spookiest places you can spend Halloween this year, Yahoo Travel couldn’t help but include our out-and-out chilling Vampire Weekender, where guests at Fenton Tower in Scotland can indulge all their most bloodthirsty Vampire fantasies and really live just like a member of the undead! As well as coffins to sleep in…

Fenton Tower - Scotland - Party Houses to Rent - Oliver's Travels

Mirror.co.uk Features Oliver’s Halloween Spectacular

Mirror.co.uk has featured our new Halloween spectacular – the Vampire Weekender – in their lifestyle section. According to their site, we’ve managed: “to capture Brits’ morbid fascination with doom, gloom, and gore over the Hallowe’en weekend. A disturbing experience designed to thrill the 15,000 vampires of the UK countryside, Fenton Tower is the ideal location…

27th October
Smiths Castle - Ireland - Large Holiday Homes - Oliver's Travels

What We Did on Our Holiday – Day 5 at Smiths Castle – Oliver’s Travels

Thursday, August 14, Day 5: After a good hearty breakfast, Lord Peter led us on a walking tour of the Burren. Six of us (Francis, Caroline, Marie, Peter, Mauro and myself) started out from the Burren Museum in Kilfenora and followed a map—at least we think Peter was following a map—that took us through the…