The online hotel booking business is huge, and there is a constant stream of new sites all claiming to be the best.
It’s all very well being able to save money, but if you have to spend several hours searching different sites then it may feel like it wasn’t worth the saving.
With this in mind, I have completed an analysis of the most popular sites available as of October 2017.
There are lots of factors that people need to consider when choosing a meta search engine, and I’ve tried to cover all of those with a range of searches and result criteria so that we can see if different services work best for different needs.Continue Reading
I have written and read many articles claiming that a lack of money should be no obstacle to travel and there are countless hints and tips on making budget trips, but one costly aspect of seeing the world is almost unavoidable…flights.
There is so much to consider when choosing your flight and it seems that an equal amount of considerations need to be given when choosing your flight comparison site.
The site needs to be easy and pleasant to use, it needs to come up with the best prices, there needs to be a clear display of results so that all factors can be considered, and there need to be useful search options that are relevant to individual travelers while not making the process too complex. Continue Reading
Having collected the car from Zagreb airport, we set off for Sibenik, a town near the world famous Krka National Park and a drive of about 3 hours.
Or so we thought…As with many Mediterranean climates at the height of summer, forest fires are an ever present threat.
Earlier that day 8 teenagers had been arrested for deliberately setting a small area of forest on fire, which soon became a big area of forest.
Unfortunately for us and the thousands of other cars heading south towards Croatia’s popular coastal destinations, this meant the authorities having to close a whole section of highway and everyone having to take a little country road the whole way.Continue Reading
Having made our way back to Ljubljana from beautiful Lake Bled, we found ourselves with a couple of hours to kill before needing to catch the train to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.
When planning our road trip, Ljubljana didn’t feature on our list of stops, having been overlooked for the more traditional tourist hotspots in Slovenia and Croatia, but with time on our hands we decided to do some exploring.Continue Reading