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…]
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…]
Packing for a cold winter trip may seem like a daunting task because the tendency is for us to bring most of our warm clothes, for fear of being cold in a strange place. [Read more…]
Britons are the most travelled people in the world, according to research. A study published today found that 84 per cent of people from the UK regularly venture abroad — almost three- quarters more than in the US.
The great thing about travel is that it’s a great opportunity to relax and recuperate, stepping away from the work life even for a week is enough to recharge your body even if you spend your time out and about exploring new places. [Read more…]
Asia is on a cruising roll at the moment, with voyages on offer for every budget and sailing style. There’s a rush to visit Burma, both by river boat and ocean cruise, before commercialisation gets too strong a grip, but there are also plenty of new itineraries on offer. In-depth Japan, remote islands of the Philippines, the best dive sites
in Thailand… we’ve got it all here.
Stay in a five-star hotel in Bali, with flights, all for less than £900. That’s what Tropical Sky is offering at the Grand Nikko hotel on Bali’s south coast on certain deals from December to February. Although this is during Bali’s wet season, downpours tend to come in short bursts and temperatures reach about 27C each day. Overlooking the Indian Ocean and right by a sandy beach, the Grand Nikko has tennis courts, a spa and four pools. There are Japanese, Chinese and seafood restaurants.
Details Seven nights’ B&B costs from £879pp until December 25, with return Singapore Airlines flights included; the price between January 6 and February 29 is £889pp (01342 886941,tropicalsky.co.uk) [Read more…]
Whatever your travel goals are, there is always one thing that everyone’s travel plans have in common…they cost money. Many of us dream of winning the lottery and travelling the world, unfortunately it isn’t likely it will ever happen. However, there is no need to panic, there are ways you can make money to fund your adventures alongside your main income. Here are six great ideas to help you save money for a life-changing adventure: [Read more…]
To each person, travel holds a different place in their heart. Travelers come in 3 distinct categories. You have the business travelers, the vacationer travelers, and you have the die hards.
Grand Canyon, Arizona
Around two billion years in the making, America’s 1.6km-deep masterpiece is a justly famous geological marvel. So it’s no wonder it was a pilgrimage site for native peoples — the Havasupai Indians still live here.