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Why Self Catering Holidays Are A Great Way To Travel

May 20, 2008
The growth of the self catering holiday has been greatly helped by the growth of the internet. It is now so easy to look up self catering holidays on the internet and then decide where you would like to stay.

Self catering holidays are very popular with holiday makers going on a family holiday. The great thing about looking for a holiday that is self catering is that they are available in most countries around the world.

One of the most popular holiday destinations for self catering holidays is Ireland. Many holiday makers choose to go on a family holiday to Ireland and choose self catering accommodation. Ireland is so popular with holiday makers on self catering holidays as it is a country full of warm welcoming people and has some of the most beautiful countryside in Europe.

While on a self catering holiday to Ireland families feel that they get to experience the real Ireland. They can sample the world famous Irish beer and also try some of the mouth watering local cuisine that they would not have got the opportunity to try if they had not been on a self catering holiday.

France is another favourite holiday destination for self catering holidays. Families go to France and choose a self catering holiday as they feel that it helps them experience the real way of life in France. By choosing self catering on a holiday in France, families can choose to eat out in local bars and restaurants. This enables them to get a true feel of the local culture and really appreciate the French cuisine. It is also fun to shop in the local markets and shops and then take the produce back to your self catering accommodation to cook.

By going on a self catering holiday to France enables you to try different foods that you would not try on a normal holiday. Normandy is a popular destination with holiday makers going on a self catering holiday to France. Many families go back year after year to France on self catering holidays as they fall in love with the flavour of the local food. By selecting a self catering holiday, tourists to France are able to experience the many mouthwatering foods specific to individual regions.

Scotland is another popular self catering holiday destination. Tourists are attracted to Scotland by its stunning scenery and warm and friendly people. Self catering holidays are so popular in Scotland as it can work our to be a very good value money. By choosing a self catering holiday you are able to choose when you want to eat and also where you want to eat. Scotland is famous for having some mouth watering food and whisky and holiday makers have the choice of eating out or back in their self catering holiday home.

In England some of the most popular self catering holidays are in Devon and Cornwall. Many families like to take self catering holidays in Devon and Cornwall and go there for the beautiful beaches and stunning views out over the sea. Self catering holidays are also popular in Devon and Cornwall as they help to reduce the price of the holiday.

Many lovers of the great out doors go on self catering holidays to the Lake District. They are so popular here because holiday makers like to go on long walks and explore the local mountains. They are then not restricted by meal times and can spend a full day out on the beautiful mountains in the Lake District.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It has holiday villas, ski chalets and self catering holiday apartments to rent on line as a holiday home rental. To see an example of a self catering holiday have a look at Self Catering Holidays
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