About Dave Holcroft

He's seen a bit of the world on a shoestring shorter than you can care to imagine. He writes with flair, comedic value in a satirical and often thought provoking manner. He also enjoys writing in the 3rd person...

The Best US Cities to Visit for a Long Weekend

A Short Break Stateside
A vacation is the perfect way to relax and unwind, especially for those that have been working long and hard. Yet not everyone finds the time to set aside for a long vacation, which is why many […]

Aussie Quiz – How Much Do You Really Know About the Land Down Under?

There are many stereotypes which surround Australia, some of which are a little closer to life Down Under than others. Is it really a land of sunny beaches, barbeques every day, and kangaroos hopping around everywhere?

Austravel set out to find out […]

The Wild Side of Florida – More than Mickey Mouse

Natural Holidays in Florida
Orlando is known around the globe as the capital of all things Disney and home to sixteen world-class theme parks packed with pulsating rollercoasters, real-life cartoon characters and enough stimuli to feed a child’s imagination until adulthood… […]

Some of the best caravan parks in the UK

The UK loves caravanning more than most nations and because of that we have some of the most amazing caravan parks to choose from. Some are exclusive for members only, where as others will allow touring caravans just for weekends. […]

The Routine is the Enemy of Time – Travel Video by Jedidiah Jenkins

If you ever needed a rationale as to why you should travel, or ever wondered why some travellers embark on the most extrordinary life changing journeys then you should invest 4 minutes of your life and watch this video. It […]

Bubble Hotels – Bursting onto the Scene

Never mind the bricks and mortar…
Conventional hotels are getting a little run of the mill these days. We’re not just talking about boutique, elaborate spa ridden luxury either. The diversity and variation of ‘very’ alternative places to stay these days […]

Travelling by Campervan – So Cool!

The Benefits of Hiring a Campervan on Holiday 
Everyone loves going on holiday and it is a great opportunity to explore a new destination that you have never been to before. However, know how to get around and explore somewhere new […]

Travel Essentials App Shpock – The Car Boot Sale App in Your Pocket

With the nights becoming noticeably longer, now might be the perfect time to get a head start on that (now almost critical) spring holiday. March and April are slack water as far as travel companies are concerned and you may […]

Zanzibar in 10 Amazing Insightful Pictures

A PhotoEssay of Zanzibar
Perched off the coast of Tanzania, the tropical paradise of Zanzibar even sounds like a location worthy of a Bounty chocolate bar commercial. For armchair travellers, there’s nothing better than a quick photoessay to get the wanderlust […]

A Piste of Cake – Guilt Free Apres-Ski Calorie Burning

Taking a week away skiing or snowboarding on the majestic, snow lined mountains of Verbier, Whistler or Val Thorens might smack of endorphin releasing, physical activity but there’s a tipping point when it comes to calories burned vs calories consumed when […]