Posts Tagged‘travel’

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…

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…

A Visit to Sicily’s Hidden Gem

What could be more dramatic or memorable than visiting a town carved into the side of a still-active volcano? Taormina, an up-and-coming popular Sicilian holiday destination, was founded in the 4th century BC at the foot of the volatile Mount Etna – a volcano that actually erupted twice in March of this year. Of course, Taormina has only become a popular tourist resort in the past few years; however, this scenic town has been popular with celebrities and even royalty for centuries. Notable visitors have included Elizabeth Taylor, Oscar Wilde, D.H. Lawrence and Greta Garbo who all fell for this…

Here’s how to travel organised to maximise your trip abroad

You can be unorganised in most areas of your life, but when it comes to traveling, you have to devote your time and energy preparing your stuff and planning. Different destinations will require different levels or organisation. In this article, we’ll talk about creating itineraries, acquiring travel insurance promotions, packing carry-ons, returning to work after your travel, organising travel mementoes and others. Cut your stress down and maximise actual fun by following these simple organising tips. Use a simple travel planning checklist   Whether you’re planning months or a day ahead, making use of a travel planning checklist will help you tremendously, especially if you’re the forgetful kind. 3-6 months ahead: – Contact your travel agent if you’re working with one. Tell them your planned destination, what you…

Things to do on a visit to Ottawa

Headed up to Canada on summer vacation this year? If so, make time to check out Ottawa. As this nation’s capital city, it contains a number of attractions that cut to the heart of what it means to be a Canadian. Below, we’ll go over a few points of interest you’ll want to hit while in the National Capital Region. 1) Tour Parliament Hill Start your time in Canada’s capital by taking a look at where this nation’s laws are debated and codified. Constructed in the Gothic Revival style, the appearance of this federal legislature is worth a visit on…

Visit Top LA Tourist Attractions in Style

If you want to visit Los Angeles, then the best way to really see all the sights is by finding the best limo service Los Angeles (LA) has to offer. Not only does that mean you travel in comfort and style, you will also have a chauffeur at your disposal who knows the area better than anyone else. So what are some of the key things you should go and see? Los Angeles Lakers Getting a ticket to see the Lakers is almost impossible. However, your limo company may have some connections! Who knows, you could end up sitting next…

Seven of the Best Places for a Family Holiday in 2017

Choosing your next family vacation destination can be a tricky task indeed. From snowy wonderlands to tropical getaways, these seven destinations will inspire even the pickiest of kids. Maui, Hawaii One of the most beautiful places for a family vacation is the stunning Hawaiian Island of Maui. It’s famous for its pristine beaches, nature and dramatic scenery with plenty of activities to keep all ages entertained. A stay in Hawaii will come with a hefty price tag, so you may want to consider Asian alternatives if you are travelling on a smaller budget. South African Safari A really fun way…