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Q&A: New & improved Live Chat

We are excited to launch our new and improved Live Chat service – enabling you to chat to our Live Chat Adviser, Morgan O’Hanlon, online in real-time about any aspect of our holidays, including making a booking online. Here’s more information from Morgan… Time at Headwater It will be two years, come the beginning of August […]

Walking in the Loire

The last time I was met by The Rep on holiday, an 18-year-old with a bun and a blazer force-fed me sangria hopeful that the volume consumed would be proportionate to the number of excursions I succumbed to. Happily, this time I’m not on the Costas and I’m with Headwater – clearly an ethos with […]

4 tapas-loving towns on the Camino de Santiago

A hike around the valleys, rivers, hamlets and vineyards of northern Spain will work up a serious appetite. The Camino de Santiago is certainly no mean feat, but it is made so much easier by the prevalence of delectable tapas available throughout a route that spans about 500 miles from Navarra to Galicia. The genesis stories […]

Springtime on the Côte – a seasonal update from our Burgundy Rep

Spring is a fantastic time here in central Bourgogne, with the landscape changing dramatically over a matter of weeks. Warmer days and lighter evenings give us the ideal opportunity to walk and cycle through some of the oldest and most famous wine villages in existence. From the beginning of May, the vines begin growing in […]

200 years of bicycle design – infographic

To celebrate 200 years of the bicycle, we have created an infographic portraying the changes in design throughout the years – from the first-ever bike, the ‘Dandy Horse’ running machine in 1817 to the high-wheeler Penny Farthing in 1878 and the modern e-bike that’s still used today. Which one is your favourite? Take a look […]

 The 9 best places to see wildlife around the world

When visiting a destination, it’s always a pleasant experience making friends with the local wildlife, who add a splash of colour and various sounds to a region. From the chattering, colourful birds in Costa Rica to the big brown bears in Transylvania, wildlife make for fabulous photographs and add to the charm of an area. […]

Ireland in Pictures – by bike

The magnificent Ring of Kerry allows you to explore the ‘real’ Ireland, away from the crowds amongst beautiful scenery. Travelling by bike on our Unspoilt Ring of Kerry Cycling trip you’ll travel off the path to enjoy a more leisurely and quieter mix of inland and coastal scenery. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

Ireland in Pictures – on foot

Ireland – or the Emerald Isle – has inspired authors and poets from CS Lewis to Yeats and its dramatic and beautiful landscapes have provided scenery for the Star Wars and Harry Potter films. Let’s take a look at some of the images you can expect to see whilst on our Mystical Walking on the […]