kefalonia travel guide

Kefalonia Travel Guide: A Greek Oasis

Although Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands, it’s also the least trodden. Once overlooked for Corfu and Zante, this jigsaw piece-shaped island is stepping out of the shadows of its siblings. And wit...
Things to do in Kefalonia

Top Things to Do in Kefalonia

Kefalonia’s fine shingle stretches, bleached white in the sun and lapped by pale teal waters, tend to steal the show – but there’s more than just beaches in Kefalonia.  Underground lakes, stalactite-framed...
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Things to Do in Madeira out of Season

Madeira should be considered a holiday destination at any time of year. As a result of its mountainous landscape, Madeira has a microclimate, which allows guests to experience temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius...
Northern France

Top 5 Places to Visit in Northern France

Sadly, Northern France is often overlooked when planning a French getaway, while Southern France never fails to be a popular choice for family holidays and romantic retreats. However, here at Oliver's Trav...
Northern France Travel Guide

Northern France Travel Guide

Most people only see Northern France from behind a car window as they drive south towards postcard-pretty Provence or the chateaux-studded Dordogne. But look beyond the flat, barren expanses edging the A26 to d...
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Top of the Props: Algarve

Alluring tourists since the 60s, the Algarve is famed for its cliffs, scalloped bays and sandy beaches. It's the perfect holiday destination to reconnect with families and friends, especially after a couple of ...
Top 20 Chateaux to Rent in 2020

Top 20 Chateaux to Rent in 2020

It’s no secret that France is always a hit holiday destination for the whole family. Superb food, breathtaking scenery, world-famous wine and, of course, the romance. But here at Oliver's Travels we like to tak...

Family Christmas Breaks: Top 12 Places to Stay

Unwrapping gifts by the fire, kisses under the mistletoe and bottomless bubbly- yes, it's the most wonderful time of the year! It's time to swap sangria for mulled wine, dust off your Christmas jumper and celeb...

Best Beaches in Rhodes

The beauty of Rhodes is that it not only has a fascinating mix of culture and history, but it also has more beaches than you could shake an ice-cream cone at. From craggy bays and calm lagoons to silky swathes ...
To do in Rhodes

Top 10 things to do in Rhodes

With its dizzying mix of culture, history and beaches, Rhodes is ripe for exploration. There’s a labyrinth of medieval cities to get lost in, pretty whitewashed villages to admire, turquoise bays to plunge into...

Rhodes Travel Guide: A Land of Cultural Wonders

Rhodes is a land of glorious contrasts: crusader castles rub shoulders with frescoed churches; medieval walls skim past modern villas; Art Deco buildings sit alongside ancient stones. Dating back to 408 BC, the...
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Top 10 Places You Can Live Like A Royal

If we needed another reason to sit like sloths on our sofas and binge Netflix, award-winning historical drama, The Crown, has just released its third season and we can’t get enough. New casting chatter aside (w...

Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

Everyone knows it, Europeans don't mess about when it comes to Christmas shopping. For centuries before hygge started trending on Twitter, the old towns of Europe have been creating atmosphere, togetherness and...