Mexico Rocks


Refreshing margaritas, Aztec ruins standing side-by-side with modern glass and steel constructions, a vibrant nightlife and a stark contrast between overwhelming wealth and excruciating poverty; that’s what Mexico City is all about. It’s also the most polluted, most dangerous city in the world, but that’s part of the appeal. Because travelling through Mexico is a real adventure, a thrilling, wild and interesting road trip.

Flythomascook offers flights to Mexico to Cancun Airport,…

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Mallorca – Palma Boat Show


The glitz and glamour of luxury yachts and motor cruisers will fill the harbour in the port of Palma, Mallorca between 24th April and 2nd May. This year sees the 27th running of International Palma Boat Show and gives the island a chance to show it’s marine credentials to international companies and potential buyers. For the general public the boat show also creates a cosmopolitan atmosphere that…

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Admiral Collingwood Celebrated on Menorca


The link between the island of Menorca and Britain was once very strong. In fact, the British ruled the island for almost 100 years during the sixteenth century. Strategic naval aspirations were the reason for the initial takeover during the War of the Spanish Succession in 1708. To cater for the strong British Naval fleet the capital of the island was moved from Ciutadella to its current location in Port Mahon. When…

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Music Styles on Malta


Two contrasting styles of music were set to be performed on the island of Malta during March and April, and the culturally aware audiences on the island were bound to appreciate both.

Each year the BOV Opera Festival is a popular week long series of different operas, taking place at Manoel Theatre in the capital Valletta. On the 17th and 19th March Malta’s own Philharmonic Orchestra accompanied some of the island’s top vocalists…

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Music in Monastir


Relatively few resorts were promoting large events during march, preferring to wait until the new holiday season really starts at Easter. In Tunisia, music festivals are relatively thin on the ground anyway, so it was unusual to find a new festival taking place during March this year.

The Festival de Musique Fusion a Monastir started on the afternoon of 12th March and continued through until Sunday evening on 14th March. The…

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