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About Juliet Samis

Juliet worked in the travel industry for 8 years as a booking agent and part-time blogger. Now a full-time mum and blogger based in London, she writes for Holiday Hypermarket about ways to find the best holidays when your schedule is already packed with family, work and all the rest. She is a sucker for shoes, sun and sandy beaches, particularly in and around the Mediterranean!

Fishnets, Facepaint and Sardines-on-fire in Santa Cruz

One of the most important events in Tenerife’s calendar is the Santa Cruz Carnaval, which is linked to Easter and originates from the old Catholic tradition of feasting before giving up your favourite things. Carnaval in Tenerife is...

Introducing Tenerife: A Canary Island Beach Guide

We’ve packed our bags and travelled from the Red Sea to somewhere equally gorgeous but different in so many ways: Tenerife. Technically closer to Morocco than the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands identify with Spain, and they’re a great...

Interesting Facts for Kids: Red Sea

Wrapping up Red Sea holidays Month, we thought we’d share some fun facts about Egypt and the Red Sea, just to whet your appetite until you’re on the plane to one of the most tantalising places in the...

4 Activity Holidays that will Leave you Breathless

Sunning yourself on a beautiful white beach might sound like the perfect holiday to some, but to others the idea of spending a week doing absolutely nothing is unimaginable. For those who need to keep moving, activity holidays...

Where Happy Couples Go on Holiday

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, and always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin Many couples go on honeymoon immediately after their weddings, but how many take the time out to go again? Doctors...

The Scuba Scene in Sharm el Sheikh

During Red Sea Month, we’d be remiss not to talk about one of the most exciting things there is to do on Egypt holidays: scuba diving. Obviously, this is a huge topic that we could dedicate a whole...

A Love Letter to Pinterest

Since February is traditionally the month of love, we thought we’d write a love letter to one of our favourite travel resources, Pinterest. For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure, Pinterest is a network of theme...

Say No to Siestas! Top 5 Adventure Holiday Destinations

For some people, it’s difficult to believe there’s more to a holiday than lounging on the beach with a cocktail nearby. At Holiday Hypermarket, we appreciate you might be satisfied with sunsets and siestas, but if you’re keen...

Got an Extra-Special Valentine? Take Them to the Stars

Sometimes clichéd, Valentine’s Day chocolates and flowers don’t always get the message across. Going on a romantic getaway is a step in the right direction, but then you’re overwhelmed with options: do you take your loved one to...