Top Ten EU Music Festivals 2012 – Part 2

Well, here it is; the eagerly awaited yet difficult second album – part two in my run down of the top ten European Music festivals in 2012. Check out my last post if you’re feeling a little lost, the rest of you hop on board as I count down the final five must-go EU destinations [...]

Top Ten EU Music Festivals 2012 – Part 1

Music festivals have been going through something of a purple patch in recent years, attracting tens of thousands of revellers with ease – evergreen annual events for teenagers and trendy parents alike. The UK music festival market is a multi-million pound industry; Leeds, Glastonbury, Download, Latitude, Reading – all tastes and genres are catered for [...]

Rio Carnival 2012

With the current cold spell which has swept over Europe, you may be thinking of fleeing to sunnier climes in search of some winter sun. What better place to escape to than the Rio de Janeiro carnival, which kicks off on 17th February till the 21st. A long weekend of sun, sea, sand and samba; [...]

Winter sports festivals 2012

Skiing & snowboarding holidays are about more than just hitting the slopes these days – and there a number of well organised winter festivals to visit and combine with a trip away. We’ve added a pick of the best festivals coming up in 2012 below. Winter TEVA Mountain Games, Vail, USA Feb 10-12 The inaugural Winter Teva mountain games [...]

Welcome to the Insure & Away Blog!

In our inaugural blog post I’d like to welcome everyone to what we hope will be an essential source of travel and travel insurance information. We’re busy preparing our new site for its UK launch right now but we intend to bring you some fresh daily content in the form of policy advice, travel guides, [...]