Whether you’re crossing the Great Wall of China in Beijing, exploring skyscrapers in Shanghai, or cooing over giant pandas in Chengdu, a holiday to China is sure to be filled with unforgettable memories. Currently the fourth most visited country in the world, China’s growing popularity means it’s on track to steal the top spot from France by 2030.

The chance to experience new people and places is probably what attracted to you China in the first place, and excitement and exploration are at the heart of any great trip. That said, there are still a few things you may prefer to know before take off. Here are five details to keep in mind before you travel to China.Continue reading

You heard us! It may sound crazy, but we at House of Silver are here to persuade you that whatever all the adverts say, winter is the perfect time to head on down to the coast for some sea-break fun. We’ve tried it, ad it’s completely revolutionised our holiday life. Some of our best memories come from rocking the waves in early February. But don’t just take our word for it—here are six reasons why you should consider a sea break in winter:Continue reading

Heading out on a city break together is a great way for you and your partner to rekindle the romance, spend some quality time together, and bond like never before. Taking the time to explore a new place can give you the quality time that you really need. It is hugely important that we take the time to do things out of the ordinary with our partners, and making that time as special as possible should be your top priority. Here are some of the ways that you can make your romantic city break away the best one yet! Continue reading

Do you dream of trotting the globe in search of discovering not only different cultures and experiences, but also yourself along the way? Then it may be time to start planning your first travel experience! Wonderlust is a beautiful disease. It infects those of us looking to expand our cultural and societal knowledge, and well as our interpersonal selves. We can learn a lot from travelling, but making sure that you have the time, disciplinary skills and organisational abilities to really enjoy and make the most out of your travels is a totally different matter. If you are planning your first travel adventure then take a look at this comprehensive guide to ensuring that you have the best possible time! Continue reading

For some of us, the mighty hike is just one of the outdoor activities that we look forward to at the weekend. Spending time outdoors and in the fresh air is a great way to promote not just our physical health, but our mental wellbeing as well. Walking and hiking has been known to help cure depression, increase moods and positively impact problem solving abilities. So with all the benefits that come with walking and hiking, it really is no wonder that you are looking for a few hints and tips. Heading out on a hike can be a powerful, difficult and even life changing activity, but making sure that you are well equipped and readily prepared for your walk is hugely important to its success. Take a look at a few of the tips that we have outlined below and have the best hike yet! Continue reading

It is an astonishing success that there is a city in Baltics with little more than a half of million residents that attract more than two million visitors each year. The Baltic princess as we all know it better is the cosmopolitan and party epicenter in this part of Europe.

This ancient harbor attracted millions of eager partygoers through its history and the trend of the unstoppable party is on the rise ever since. Find out how it came to be that Latvian capital is one of the most thriving party hubs in all of EU.Continue reading

Every year for as long as I can remember, I have gone on a summer road trip with my dad. We pack up the car and head out into Europe. The target of our adventure is a changing destination with a very fixed theme.

We run to the sun and find a Grand Prix to watch. It is something both of us love and it gets us a week of just father and son time. We put all of our worries aside and make sure we have a tent in the boot. The car goes via a garage for the safety check and then we hit the road.Continue reading

The Lancashire town of Blackpool isn’t necessarily the first place that many couples consider as a romantic destination – indeed, it is a resort more commonly associated with high-octane theme-park excitement than it is with lovers wishing sweet nothings into each other’s ears.

However, perusing the broad selection of Blackpool accommodation currently on offer for Valentine’s Day actually makes sense for more than a few reasons – such as those below. Continue reading