Archive | November, 2008

Italy triumphs at the Telegraph Travel Awards

Siblu had the pleasure of hob-knobbing with the great and good of the travel industry last night at the Daily and Sunday Telegraph’s Travel Awards. Italy again picked up the prize for best European country and Eurostar was named favourite cross-channel operator, much to the horror of our ferry friends who pointed out that Eurostar goes [...] [...more]

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Learn a language in 60 seconds

Konnichi wa! Here’s a great idea if you want to learn basic French before your next siblu holidays. I first read about One Minute Language lessons on the excellent website This French Life. One Minute Language lessons are basically short podcasts that you can download or listen to on your computer, that give you phrases and [...] [...more]

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Mum of the Year – what a response

10-days in and we’ve already had more than 700 entries to the Mum of the Year awards, that siblu is supporting with Netmums. The entries have been funny, sad, heart warming, inspiring, moving and emotional. I’m not a mum, so the responses I’ve seen so far really show just how much of their own time mums give up [...] [...more]

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25 years of siblu brochures – big hair and frilly lampshades

Exciting news for siblu brochure watchers, I can exclusively reveal the new look for our second edition 2009 holidays brochure… and it’s more of the same. We asked a group of siblu customers to choose a picture for the front of the siblu brochure and their feedback was surprisingly straightforward. [...more]

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Siblu meets Sarkozy

Dropped in at our Les Charmettes holiday parc recently to catch up with Steve Smith, the parc director, and check that all is well. Steve apologised that he had received a letter just the day before and had opened it by mistake before realising it was for me. I was just a little surprised when [...] [...more]

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