On the 25th January 1759, Robert, was born to a poor tenant farmer in Kincardineshire in north east Scotland. He went on to become the national poet of Scotland best known for songs and poems such as Auld Lang Syne, To a Mouse and A Red, Red Rose.
The feast day of Saint Antony (San Anton in Spanish), is a popular festival in the Spanish white village of Mijas. Held on the 17th January it is beloved by animal lovers and local women looking for love. The feast day of Saint Anthony, was the Middle Age equivalent of internet dating.
January 5th will witness spectacular parades, known as Cabalgatas de los Reyes Magos, in every city, town and village in Spain as sweets and presents are distributed to all as part of the celebrations of Dia de los Reyes. Santa Claus´ work is over, now it is the turn of the Kings.
The Christmas season is upon us and with it comes the wonderful family atmosphere that the Costa del Sol does so well. From street parties to beach bars and everything in between, Malaga city and province offer limitless opportunities for fun and festive cheer.
The West Country comes into its own in winter with its mild climate and wonderful scenery. Here are 7 very good reasons to visit Cornwall in the winter months. Cornwall boasts 300 miles of coastline encapsulating both dramatic cliffs and sandy beaches.
Austria embodies everything that Christmas should be – crisp white snow, bright and bustling markets filled with the aroma of gingerbread and mulled wine spices, and an air of merriment. Salzburg’s Christmas market is one of the most famous in Europe.
With its warm tropical climate, the Island of Eternal Spring is the ideal location for taking to the water – and sometimes above it – whatever the time of year. So if you’re staying at one of CLC World’s six Tenerife resorts why not give one of these thrilling water activities a go!
As the nights draw in, we put on our winter woollies and brace ourselves for snow but the romantic feeling that winter also brings, warms us up. Crisp, star-filled nights curled up in front of a log fire with a loved one is a romantic ideal that you can easily achieve with a Scottish holiday.