Leaving familiar soil to explore other destinations is a privilege that not everyone gets. Whether you’ve been planning this trip for years or it was spur of the moment, the hope is that you’ll have a good time. You’ve probably already decided where you’re going to go and what you’ll do when you get there, so all that’s left to do is pack. You’re probably excited to get going, but before you do, make sure you have these things with you. [Read more…]
We’ve always had our core biking community, and with the emergence of gadgets and devices aimed to make camping a more comfortable experience, travelling around the UK on a big bike for the summer break is a very attractive proposition. The modern tent can be folded into a pocket sized bag, and with a set of panniers, you have more than enough storage space, and if you have never considered taking a bike tour of the Lake District or the Norfolk Broads, here are a few things to bear in mind.
Some travelers are interested in excitement and engagement, or wild nights that you’re probably going to forget most of by the next morning. Other folks are more interested in quiet, peaceful excursions, that refresh the mind and the soul. [Read more…]
From the simple act of driving your car to work everyday, to taking a road trip vacation, traveling on the road poses different dangers all the time. While you don’t want to be so worried about these dangers that you have a panic attack every time you get behind the wheel, you do still want to be aware of them. [Read more…]
There are a lot of things you can experience or be a part of that can have a profound impact on your life. Especially if you’ve spent some time living a life you’re not particularly proud of, whether you were in a harmful relationship or had issues with addiction, there is one thing that can drastically make your life better in a number of ways: travel.
The sanctuary that is your home provides comfort and safety in so many different ways and there are undoubtedly quite a few measures you put into place to secure your home for added safety. The biggest threat against which you’d naturally want to secure your home is indeed invasion by an intruder because heaven knows what their intensions are. Things could get really nasty and you or a loved-one could get seriously injured if the intruder is capable of doing much more harm than just stealing some of your valuable household goods. [Read more…]
The eyes of the world will be on Brazil next summer, when the Olympic torch burns above Rio de Janeiro, but our tip for a more off-the-beaten-track experience in South America is Peru. It has been 33 years since there was a direct air link between the UK and Lima, but that will change on May 4, when British Airways starts three-times-a-week flights from Gatwick. Take in foodie Lima as well as the iconic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, before discovering lesser-known sights in northern Peru.
Family vacations are a great way to make memories, but if you ask most any parent, they’ll tell you that they need a vacation to recover from their vacation with the kids in tow. It’s no surprise of course – when you take a child out of their familiar environment, disrupt their normal schedules, offer new or unusual foods, or otherwise, they’re likely to be cranky, tired, and otherwise out of sorts. There will be plenty of fun, but also likely more than a few tantrums. [Read more…]
There are many reasons behind people falling in love with Bali like the down-to-earth lifestyle, exotic weather, spicy food, laidback atmosphere and rich heritage. Once you visit Bali, you will simply love the ample sunlight and the lovely blue skies even when there are densely populated areas due to the absence of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings. Nevertheless, there are certain things which give Bali its magical appeal and which attracts some of the best travelers. So, what are the different reasons behind choosing Bali as their favorite destination? Let’s have a look at some of the worthy good reasons. [Read more…]
When you’ve got older children, or those of the teenage variety, it can be a real challenge to find something to keep you all interested and having a great time away. Why not try something completely different? Here are a few ideas to fire up your imagination. [Read more…]