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Making the Most of Your Stay in Edinburgh

Having the desire to visit a place such as Edinburgh is certainly understandable. After all, it’s a tourist hotspot filled to the brim with all sorts of different attractions. It’s capable of making its visitors feel a myriad of emotions, whether excitement or wistful nostalgia. It’s certainly a wonderful place to visit, however there are some things to keep in mind when planning a visit. It’s never without tourists One of the side effects of being such a wonderful place to visit is the fact that everyone does exactly that. It’s important to take note of the fact that even…

Top Holiday Health Hacks

From ensuring you have all the necessary medication with you at all times while abroad, such as generic Viagra, to finding out a little more about your destination before you go, read on to find out how you can stay healthy throughout your trip.

5 Interesting Facts About the Modern Tourism Industry

Anyone with their pulse on the modern tourism industry will be familiar with the new trends that are driving its growth and pushing in new directions year by year. Tourism is not all it used to be, and both industry insiders and tourists themselves do well to be informed about the “new tourist scene.” Here are 5 key facts about tourism as it exists today that seem likely to have huge impacts on the future of the industry as well: 1. Adventure Tourism on the Rise More and more of today’s travelers are Millennials, and this is, if anything, a…

All about the Stunning State of Alabama

The state of Alabama is one of the most beautiful in the nation in terms of its scenery and terrain. It is a perfect destination for tourists, but also for those who want to live and work here, and particularly for those who wish to study. Alabama A&M University (AAM) has been at the heart of educating people in this state for over 150 years, in fact. There are huge disparities between the north and the south of the state. The north is covered in virgin forests with amazing views. The northwest is home to Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and…

Top tips for a stress-free holiday

Whilst life can indeed be stressful, the one time where even the thought of stress should be unacceptable, is on holiday. However, sometimes it can seem almost inevitable to pack your own internal baggage, along with your other suitcase, when getting ready to go on holiday. Not to worry though, as there are a few helpful tips to help your holiday reach its full potential, so you can enjoy a stress free experience. Plan in advance Whilst it may seem like a no-brainer, once people have fallen into the famed “holiday mode,” all organisation goes flying out the window. It…

How to avoid sunburn on holiday

Picture the scene: You’ve had a tough year at work but at least your holiday is around the corner. You, your partner and the kids are headed for sunnier climes and the plan is to lounge by the pool or the beach, sip on a few cocktails and work on that tan. However, more and more people heading off on holiday are failing to take adequate precautions against the sun and are exposing themselves to the dangers of sunburn. The number of holidaymakers that laugh off sunburn and don’t appreciate how serious it can be is staggering. Aside from the…

Reasons to take a gap year

Often, people become frustrated when their life is planned in advance and this can lead to feelings of discontentment. After finishing school, for example, young people sometimes feel forced to choose between further education and work. Whilst both further study and job opportunities are viable options, there are other ways to further your career and gain experience in a real-world environment. Taking a gap year, for example, is a great way to experience new things and there are plenty of advantages when it comes to taking a year off… Travel the world When planning your adventure, you may want to…

Where to see history in Europe

Whether you like jaw-dropping artefacts from the continent’s Greek and Roman days, the trappings of the region’s monarchies or relics that are a bit more recent, Europe is teeming with history. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the best places and cities to sightsee on the continent if you’re searching for a slice of history with your holiday. The Pantheon Situated in Rome, this age-old temple was originally a pagan worship site designed to celebrate all gods. Now, it is used as a Catholic church and is dedicated to St. Mary and the Martyrs. Supported by gorgeous…

Top tips for travelling with limited mobility

Travel opens up a wealth of opportunities for those looking to explore a little bit more about the planet that we reside on. We believe that regardless of your age or whether you are living with a disability that the chance to travel should not be limited in any way. While those with limited mobility may face more initial challenges than those travellers that do not have mobility problems, that is not to say that seeing the world is not a possibility. Here are our top tips to help you travel further afield: Use your railcard If you are someone…