Monthly Archives: August 2015

Greek islands – advice for holidaymakers

by Crusader Travel - August 18, 2015

We have arranged holidays for many people to the Greek islands this summer and all have had a great time, without any problems from either the financial crisis or the number of refugees arriving. But we are aware that holidaymakers have been concerned about trips to these destinations as refugees and migrants arrive on Greek islands such …Read More

Low Cost flights to Israel for a Winter Break

by Crusader Travel - August 13, 2015
tel aviv

Good news for anyone who fancies a bit of winter sun without breaking the bank, because this winter sees the introduction of four weekly low cost flights from Luton to Israel – three times to Tel Aviv, and once to Eilat.

So if you want Red Sea diving and parasailing, you can hang out on swish Eilat’s …Read More

Edinburgh Fringe Festival – finding accommodation at the Fringe

by Crusader Travel - August 11, 2015
Edinburgh street

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival – the world’s biggest arts festival – is a mind-blowing explosion of comedy, theatre, music and all sorts of other stuff that pretty much defies definition. If you’re looking for Marxist jugglers – and who isn’t? – the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the place to find them.

For three weeks in August, the …Read More

Yotam Ottolenghi tries foodie travel in Florence and Tuscany

by Crusader Travel - August 9, 2015
Florence food

Yotam Ottolenghi, the Israeli chef and food writer, has been waxing lyrical in the Guardian about childhood trips to Tuscany to sample the food with his father, who was born in Florence.

As a boy, Yotam didn’t care so much about the architecture and history of Florence, but about the Florentine food – ice creams …Read More

Cecil The Lion and how safaris have changed

by Crusader Travel - August 5, 2015

Who shoots lions? To most people in the 21st century, the idea of three men gunning down a big cat seems as mad as it is vile. But as Cecil the lion found out, there are people out there willing to spend $40,000 doing just that. American dentist Walter Palmer could have …Read More

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