This week's tips for travellers
Sunday 18 May 2008
Budding Ronaldos will be put through their paces at Eurocamp's (eurocamp.co.uk) Soccer Stations, starting this summer. At selected French sites, FA-qualified coaches will tutor football-crazy boys and girls.
You thought camping was all about getting some fresh air? Yet Coleman (coleman.eu) has just introduced an air-conditioning system in some of its tents. Not quite as crazy as it sounds if you plan to go camping abroad in a hot destination.
Fresh off the production line at Samsonite (samsonite.com), a new range of 'four-wheel' luggage, called Spinners. The high-performance cases are designed to be tough yet light and have a handbrake for handling on slopes. From £250.
Get 50 per cent off at L'Andana (andana.it), a former hunting lodge in Tuscany. The hotel, which has a restaurant by Alain Ducasse, is offering the discount on Sunday and Monday nights, with b&b from £254 per room per night, 30 May to 30 June.
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