You won’t believe how close this plane comes to this beach

We at Concordia Travel do like to experience those things out of the ordinary,  and we don’t usually shy away from things.

But lazy on this beach in St Maarten (Dutch Antilles in the Caribbean) is possible a step too far, even for us ardent travelers.

I mean we love laying around on a stunning white sandy beach in the Caribbean as much as the next person. Who doesn’t? But the best thing about this is relaxing and chilling out, and that certainly isn’t possible when there is a giant 747 only a few feet above your head. Continue reading “You won’t believe how close this plane comes to this beach”

Closest winter sun

Winter here in the UK can be a long, dark and bleak time. It’s dark when get up for work, your stuck in the office all day long and then its dark by the time you leave to head home. Ontop of seeing less daylight than your average vampire, you have deal with the constant rain, and bitterly cold winds.

The only respite to this horrid existence is the euphoria of the Christmas season and the festivities that brings. But come January the 1st the deep realization that spring is still moths away sets in.

Its no wonder then that winter breaks in the sun are rising in popularity and everyone now wants to get over the January blues by soaking up some rays.

If you don’t have the time or finances to jet off to the traditional winter sun destinations like SE Asia or the Caribbean, where can you go on a budget and still enjoy the sun?

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