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Category Archives: European Travel

Travel Phrasebook: Five Essential Phrases in Spanish

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Spanish is spoken from Argentina to Venezuela, either as a mother tongue or a significant second language. Get what you need, find your way around and keep the locals happy with our must-use essential phrases. Whether you’re booking train tickets or finding a lost friend at a festival, we’ll keep you rocking the lingo this summer!

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Top tips for tipping!

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Some folks do and some folks don’t – and if you walk the wrong way through the tipping minefield, you can ruin your whole trip. Avoid bad service, moody stares and downright offence caused, with our handy guide to who to tip; when to tip them; and what to do if you get it wrong…

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14 travel resolutions for 2014

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How are your New Year’s resolutions going? It’s usually round about now that all those good intentions start to buckle under the weight of normality. Well, fear not – because the good people in the redspottedhanky.com Facebook and Twitter community have come up with these brilliant travel resolutions for 2014! We reckon it might just be fun committing to keep one or two of these…

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The redspottedhanky.com Valentine’s Survival Guide for Singles!

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Valentine’s schmalentines. If you’re sick of cutesy e-cards and saccharine status updates, it’s time to fight back. Trouble is, it can be hard to find quick break destinations that aren’t going to be overrun by doe-eyed couples. Well, fear not – because we’ve put together a list of single friendly destinations for you. Room for one, please captain. We’re going on holiday!

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2014 Sporting Highlights

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2014 Sporting Highlights

2014’s set to be another great year for sport. Whether you’re travelling to the city to watch England’s 2014 World Cup effort get under way, or heading up to Leeds to get involved with Stage 1 of the Tour de France, redspottedhanky.com can help bring those costs down with winning discounts on everything from trains to hotel rooms!

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How to keep a Travel Journal

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How to Keep a Travel Journal

Fancy yourself as the next Bill Bryson? Every great travel writer keeps a journal, and every great journal is the perfect reminder of your adventure. It can be pretty hard to know where to begin, though – so we’ve put together some top advice on how to make those memories count. From saving those all-important train tickets to writing it while it’s hot, this is how to do it right!

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5 Ways to Save Money for Your Travels

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New Year euphoria already given way to the January blues? We’ve got the perfect tonic. When it’s cold outside and the nights are long, what better time is there to start planning – and saving – for your next adventure? Get the laptop out, fire up your favourite travel guides and start putting those pennies away. And don’t worry if you’re no good at squirreling your cash: redspottedhanky.com’s here to help with some saving suggestions!

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Ring in the New: the Best Places to Be in Europe on New Year’s Eve

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Fancy spending New Year’s Eve somewhere a bit more adventurous than the pub? We’ve scoured the continent for some of the hottest spots to get down as the big moment approaches. Get your train tickets (including European Rail) through redspottedhanky.com and save on the party of the year!

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Christmas Markets: The Best of Europe

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Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way…to Europe! The continent’s got some of the best Christmas markets on earth, and with redspottedhanky.com’s cheap train tickets, flights and hotel bookings you can get there without spending too much stocking money.

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Snow Business Like Snow Business – Top Wintery Getaways

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Winter is coming, and redspottedhanky.com reckons that’s cause for celebration. Who needs shorts when you can wrap up warm and enjoy the best winter breaks Europe has to offer? We’ve made it super-easy to find the destination of your dreams: you can book train ticketsflightshotels and European rail tickets from us. And if you book your train tickets in advance, they’re cheaper – giving you more cash to spend on mulled wine. Prost!

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