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Discovering Portugal: The Other Side

Coimbra Portugal | Book FHR Travel Blog

Where to travel next? You want somewhere accessible where you feel safe? Somewhere not extortionate where you are able to experience a genuine traditional holiday that isn’t over touristy. Portugal has become a very popular tourist destination with good reason. It is a stunning country with breath taking scenery, abundant history and beautiful people. You Continue Reading »

Package Holidays vs Independently Booked Holidays

Poolside Cocktails | Book FHR Travel Blog

Back in the 1970’s we saw the big ‘Package Holiday’ revolution, enabling thousands of Brits to travel abroad for the first time. They were a great deal; with flights, accommodation and transfers all included, organised by your local travel agent. All you had to do was choose from the brochure, pay your deposit and pack Continue Reading »

Travel Money: The Best Options Available

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Fifty years ago, obtaining foreign currency was virtually impossible to the holiday traveller. Your only real option was to purchase travellers’ cheques. Each cheque had to be signed by you at the point of purchase and countersigned at exchange in your holiday destination. Long winded and time consuming. Those days are long gone, travellers’ cheques Continue Reading »

How Easy is it to Travel with Young Children?

Boy Birds Holiday | Book FHR Travel Blog

You have a young family, maybe a new baby, but want life your life as you know it to continue as normally as possible! Maybe that includes travelling, possibly abroad, just as you have done in the past but with one or two changes to the method. Planning, Preparation and Packing for Young Families The Continue Reading »

Guide to Our Favourite Wine Tours and Festivals

Cape Town Vineyard | Book FHR Travel Blog

Every time we visit a country, we want to capture new experiences and savour them for all time. We have expectations of what our latest trip will bring to us, but different types of holidays suit different people. A wine tour is right up our street! There is something unique about taking in the atmosphere Continue Reading »