Home vs Abroad

holiday abroad

Why has there has there been a significant rise in Brits escaping to holiday abroad? When the weather is good, the UK is a green and pleasant land, which offers holidaymakers diverse landscapes, intriguing towns and stunning coastal opportunities. Steeped in history there are a million and one narratives to discover and immerse yourself in. …

Comparing costs in the Canary Islands

Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are a popular destination for British travellers throughout the year. Offering attractive temperatures this collection of seven islands is an ideal escape from the seasonal gloom of the UK winter months. However, the weather isn’t the only attractive feature of this attractive archipelago. Is island life cheaper? If you have the opportunity to …

Money saving tips for your next holiday in Spain

How to save money whilst abroad with holiday experts On The Beach According to Tesco Money, the average cost for a family summer holiday in Europe is £2,000. That’s a lot of money! With family purse strings up and down the country getting tighter and tighter because of the economic situation in the UK – …

European Exchange Rates 2012 Update

Interestingly our original 2009 article on whether the Euro was overvalued discussed the chances of a Eurozone meltdown. At that time we were getting less than €1.20 to the pound.  Professor Hans-Werner Sinn, President of the International Institute of Public Finance, was quoted as saying that he felt the Euro was overvalued. Professor Sin was …