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Posts in the ‘Our Top Places to Stay’ Category

Sunday, January 29th, 2017


A record-breaking 70 million holidaymakers visited sunny Spain in 2016. Thousands of home-owners are benefiting from the tourist boom by renting their properties out commission-free with Eventful Stays.


Thursday, January 19th, 2017


If you are looking for unusual attractions in the UK, away from the tourist hordes, here are 5 of the best.


Friday, January 13th, 2017


The eternal city may boast some of the most famous historical attractions in the world, but Rome is also home to plenty of lesser known, but equally interesting hidden gems.


Monday, January 9th, 2017


As Ernest Hemingway quoted in 1950: “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you may go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for all of Paris is a moveable feast.”


Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Woman shopping online with a tablet and a credit card

The online shopping revolution continues to dominate the retail industry at Christmas. Clothes shoppers can now even ‘try before they buy’ online with virtual mannequins that allow them to look how items will look on their body shape.


Monday, November 21st, 2016

Christmas Decorations
Christmas markets originated in Germany and their history dates back to the Late Middle Ages. Dresden’s Strietzelmarkt was first held in 1434, and the Munich market in 1310.

Nowadays you will find Christmas markets all over Europe. Towns and cities are transformed into winter wonderlands, full of colourful stalls selling gingerbread, German sausages, decorations, hand-made gifts and mulled wine. (more…)

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Halloween party with children having fun wearing fancy dress costumes

Halloween has emerged as one of the top children’s events in the UK, when spooky goings-on, frightening zombie themes and terrifying treats feature at parties up and down the country.


Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Anyone who has visited Disneyland Paris with a fidgety child will know that avoiding the queues is a priority.

Disneyland Paris is for most people, the trip of a lifetime. Who wants to be stuck in a long queue when you could be spending valuable time on the rides and amusements?


Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Days out for toddlers

Wondering where to go on a family friendly adventure? Here’s our pick of the finest festivals, attractions and days out the UK has to offer. (more…)

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Haunted forest

Headless horsemen, agonising screams, witches curses, plague islands and more await in our round up of the scariest places to spend Halloween.  (more…)