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Behave yourselves on flights or you could be shamed online
The next time that you're on a flight and you're tempted to kick off your shoes and relax, you'd better think again.
Ever since January 2013, former flight attendant Shawn Kathleen (not her real name) has been uploading pictures of outrageous passenger behaviour to her Facebook page, Passenger Sham... Read more
Off piste Skiing and Avalanche Dangers
Avalanches are a way of life in the mountains. There are many risk factors but, if you take note of some sensible pointers, you will have minimised any risk as much as you possibly can.Avalanches occur because snow is deposited in successive layers during the winter and then, subsequently, one layer... Read more
Flying Etiquette: How not to be 'that passenger'
Yay! You're about to go on holiday! However, first of all you've got to tackle the thorny issue of the flight...
Some of us are nervous flyers, while others have been on more flights than they've had hot dinners. Some of us get excitable and chatty, while others are looking forward to a few hours o... Read more
Ten excellent reasons to book an autumn getaway
If you've got some holiday left over but you're planning on sitting on it until something better comes along, don't. Here at Columbus Direct, we urge you to seize the day and make the most of the big wide world - and here are ten reasons why you should book that autumn break.
1) Apart from Gogglebo... Read more