What puts the WOW into self-catering?
Sally Shalam, national newspaper columnist,
travel writer and Anglophile blogger, tells us what makes her happy when she's on her travels
'Lovely home from home’ people write in guest books the length and breadth of Britain. I know, because guest books are my bedtime reading when I’m away reviewing. They are a fast-track vignette of others’ experience. What I don’t understand is why anyone would want a home from home on holiday.
A word from Alastair: It is - simply - fun being alone with your loved one
My son Toby and Miriam perched in a tiny one-up-one-down cottage for their Cornish wedding in early July. It was so small that the bath was outside. But all that mattered were the bed, the tiny kitchen, the view and the fun of being in someone else’s place without any responsibility.
Every year legions of couples go away for a self-catering break, but why?