Everyone loves a tip, recommendation or advice when it comes to travelling. Whether it's tips on how to travel with a toddler, to advice on the best places to go on holiday in the winter, our collection of travel tips are a 'helping hand' for your next trip.

Ideas for your Stag Do

Of course, every husband-to-be deserves the perfect stag do to send him off to the biggest day of his life. Such an epic gathering of family and friends only happens once in every guy's life, and it should be g...

Great Holiday Reads for Kids of All Ages

Hands up if love jetting off on holiday and nose-diving into the next adventure. I'll be real, I love it too and my favourite way to engross myself on holiday is by reading - after all, it often proves too...

How to get a good night’s sleep away from home

If you find you’re having trouble sleeping on holiday, don’t blame yourself: it’s your animal instinct kicking in. A new study has shown that one side of our brain remains on special alert when we sleep in a ne...
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The Ultimate Half-Term Survival Guide

Half term. It's the two weeks of the school year that creep up on you with no warning. And before you know it, you're frantically looking for childminders and an array of activities to keep your brood happ...

Celebrate Your 50th Birthday in Style

The big 5-0 may be fast approaching, but we refuse to sweep this milestone under the carpet. Fifty is no longer what it used to be, and although age is just a number, we are ready to go all out. We've organised...
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Top 10 Tips for a Perfect Family Holiday

Holidays are arguably the highlight of anyone’s year, and taking the kids away with you is an experience that’ll stay with you (and them!) for years to come. And while travelling with kids is never easy, it’s a...

10 Reasons Why a Villa Trumps a Hotel

It’s hardly surprising that here at Oliver’s Travels, we know what we like when it comes to holiday accommodation (spoiler: it’s not a hotel). When our co-founders Oliver and Ravi went on their first villa holi...

10 Tourist Faux-Pas To Avoid In Italy

What’s the point of travel if you’re not going to experience everything that’s wonderful about other cultures? If you don’t have any curiosity about the customs, character and cuisines of other climes, you migh...