Spring has finally sprung, so we took the chance to celebrate the warmer weather and longer days over on our latest Twitter #HolidayChat! Spring is the perfect time for a getaway as the holiday season is just beginning and you can grab a bargain break. Be sure to read on for some great tips…
A1) I always do short haul around this time. Last year I did Cannes and Monaco in a weekend, filled with plenty of wine and culture! #HolidayChat— Char (@char_x0) April 3, 2019
A1 has to be Rome in April.. it was absolutely boiling and so I expected! Felt like a summer getaway but less busy than July or August... perfect time to visit #holidaychat— Melis Living (@melisliving) April 3, 2019
Oooh that’s a tough one!— Trippa (@TrippaTrips) April 3, 2019
Probably my Innsbruck to Venice mini voyage.
The train journey through the Alps was stunning pic.twitter.com/CLekPajO3v
Paris in spring is always a good idea! pic.twitter.com/kwLyPsNmIp— Han (@HanMeetsWorld) April 3, 2019
Last year we visited Venice in March. It was fantastic with less crowds than in the high season.#HolidayChat— Christine B (@MrsMoneyPennyUK) April 3, 2019
A2. Can I say my fave Australia? There's loads to do over there! #HolidayChat— Tasha (@tashajsteel) April 3, 2019
I do appreciate the pun!— Han (@HanMeetsWorld) April 3, 2019
I was in New York a couple of weekends ago and it definitely inspired me! Creatively anyway. I don’t need a lot of motivation to ‘spring’ into action though #holidaychat
A2 I’m not that active on holiday but I think Australia is a fab destination to try loads of different activities! #holidaychat— Melis Living (@melisliving) April 3, 2019
A2) Malta is probably quite good as there are lots of diving areas and hidden pathways to explore in the old town! #HolidayChat— L (@Franglais27) April 3, 2019
A3: Camera. iPhoneX. MacbookPro. Can't function as a photographer / travel blogger without those things ;-) Also, am addicted to Twitter ;-) #HolidayChat— HH Lifestyle Travel (@HHLifestyleTrav) April 3, 2019
#HolidayChat A3: it's weird, but apart from photographs, I tend to not keep anything from trips. And everything I take initially is stuff that I'd potentially take for a night at a friends.— Barefoot Backpacker (@RTWBarefoot) April 3, 2019
I don't consider passport as a holiday item - it's my only form of ID!
Sensible list: passport, phone and laptop.— Han (@HanMeetsWorld) April 3, 2019
Fun list: vintage briefcase from Paris, Peruvian throw from the Sacred Valley, @AperolSpritzUK beanie from the slopes of Zakopane (we earned that!!) #holidaychat
A3 passport, reusable water bottle and my camera - they’re all I need for exploring new places #holidaychat— Melis Living (@melisliving) April 3, 2019
A3) Passport, suitcase and luggage tags #HolidayChat— Char (@char_x0) April 3, 2019
Costs down: avoid holidays, but also consider going on weekends where possible to avoid taking annual leave.— Han (@HanMeetsWorld) April 3, 2019
General advice: check the weather before you go! Actual local weather reports. 15 degrees here is not necessarily the same as in New York (yes I made that mistake)
Portugal is lovely during the spring for a bit of warmer weather. Always my go to and if you head to the Algarve, you can actually have the beaches to yourself (though it's a little chilly for sunbathing). #HolidayChat pic.twitter.com/jhcLfT4337— April (@aprileveryday) April 3, 2019
A4 definitely look at places where spring is out of season... like Istanbul is perfect in spring not too hot to explore and less busy! This is a photo from there last month #holidaychat pic.twitter.com/ZObR2goaBJ— Melis Living (@melisliving) April 3, 2019
Spring time in Lithuania— Trippa (@TrippaTrips) April 3, 2019
Hired a car and drove from Kaunas to Klaipeda, stayed in a beautifully restored old rice mill on the dock and drove the length of the Curonian Spit to Nida.
Ended with a visit to beautiful Trakai Castle. @LithuaniaMFA pic.twitter.com/zovJiOFswg
10 points if you can guess where this is...! pic.twitter.com/AOAUceJTwT— Lucy Ruthnum (@Absolutely_Lucy) April 4, 2019
Join us on Wednesday 17th April 2019 at 8pm over on Twitter for our next #HolidayChat! Got a topic suggestion? Drop us a tweet - @icelollyholiday!