Jaillen Yehia

Christmas Travel


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Written by Jaillan Yehia

I absolutely love Christmas – mainly because it’s a great excuse to travel to Christmas markets, drink Gluhwein and eat lots of stodgy food without any guilt. One of the other great things about the festive season is that you can indulge your artistic side  – like choosing the cutest gifts and wrapping them up […]

Planes, Trains & Automobiles: 6 Tips For Saving On Christmas Travel

Written by Jaillan Yehia

It comes around once a year  – yet every Christmas is totally unique, isn’t it? Some years you get into the Christmas spirit by mid-November and find yourself eating mince pies, watching Elf and drowning in gift wrap weeks before the big day. Other holiday seasons sneak up on you  – and before you know […]

Hotwire Hotels Will Pay For Your Luxury Stay In Vegas

Written by Jaillan Yehia

  UPDATE 23rd November 2017 – Not surprisingly this incredible deal has now sold out. BUT you can still get $10 off $100+ hotels rooms in Vegas at Hotwire.com If you’ve been dreaming about a luxury Vegas getaway now is the time to make it happen. Leading discount travel site Hotwire are having an insane sale […]

Christmas Travel: Does Devon Have The UK’s Most Historic Mince Pies?

Written by Jaillan Yehia

Munch on mince pies made with flour dating back to the Domesday Book I travelled to Devon this December to discover the festive history behind the first Christmas card ever designed. But while in the southerly English county, famous for its beautiful beaches and picture postcard villages, I discovered the area has another incredible – […]

Travel To The Home Of The First Christmas Card

Written by Jaillan Yehia

Christmas crackers, the Queen’s speech, mince pies, Boxing Day, Christmas pudding – England has plenty of festive traditions which are regarded with complete puzzlement by the rest of the world. England also has an even bigger Christmas claim to fame – one that is somewhat of a secret. The first Christmas card was invented right here, conceived and designed in the English county of Devon. […]

All I want for Christmas is……To Visit 10 European Christmas Markets

Written by Jaillan Yehia

At the start of winter I usually struggle with the idea of weekends away to colder European countries – ever clinging onto that last bit of winter sun. But that all changes come Christmas when I’m a sucker for short breaks to snowy cities and can’t wait to hit the European Christmas markets to stock […]

How To Do Christmas, Belfast Style

Written by Jaillan Yehia

When I booked my flight to Belfast I was looking forward to a pre-Christmas weekend of shopping at the Continental Market and drinking Gluhwein and Guinness in equal measure whilst discovering the Yuletide side of the Northern Irish Capital. I had no idea that my trip would fall on the most contentious weekend Belfast has […]

Top 3 European Christmas Markets

Written by Jaillan Yehia

If you don’t fancy elbowing your way around your local high street this Christmas to stock up on the usual gifts, you still have time to take in one of the best of the European Christmas markets, to combine your Christmas shopping with a festive mini-break.