Absinthe Festival Switzerland

Every year (for the last 6 years), I have visited the Val-de-Travers for the Fete de l’Absinthe – The Absinthe Festival in Switzerland.  This seems a long way to go for such a specialist subject, but the joy of the festival is the community of

5 Top tips for finding hotel deals

  When building a DIY holiday, the hotel is often one of the biggest costs – but it doesn’t have to be.  People often ask how I manage to get a great hotel in a great location at a great cost, so here are some

7 useful tips for finding cheaper flights

  Fly out of a hub airport – You can often find cheaper fares out of major hub airports such as Frankfurt or Amsterdam.  Grab yourself a budget flight or train to get to there and save over all.   Book Early – Airline companies apply