Weird and Wonderful World Records

World records have been referenced since the inception of the Guinness Book of World Records in 1955, and over the 63 years it’s been published there have been a huge amount of world record attempts, some broken and inevitably, some not. You may have watched Guinness World Records on ITV between 1999 and 2001, which encouraged people to come and try to beat that specific world record live on TV. People would come on and try all sorts, even getting their dog to pop as many balloons in a specific time! But it’s not the amount of records that we are looking at; it’s the weird and the wonderful! M... Read more

Hike around the World

There are miles and miles of hiking trails to conquer around the globe, and while trekking along the long and winding paths can be tiring, the rewards in the form of some of the best views you could ever imagine make it all worthwhile. But why a trekking holiday? Easy - you keep fit, which means you... Read more

Average weight time: Airline looks to weigh flyers and their bags

It was a running joke among passengers until it no longer was. After everything the airlines did starting a few years ago to charge passengers for extras they used to get for free, many passengers comically asked, "what's next, weighing each passenger?" Well, the answer appears to be yes. But it's n... Read more

Booking Early v Booking Late - The pros and cons

It’s a question that many travellers ask, and no one really knows which answer is right and which is wrong. But is there a right or wrong answer? We’re looking in to some of the pros and cons of each, and will leave it to you to make a decision Booking Early Obviously everyone loves looking for holi... Read more

Candies with a difference

Yes, we all know the M&Ms, Kit Kats, Haribo’s and Milky Ways, your standard run of the mill candy which you can buy pretty much all over the world. But this National Candy Day, we wanted to show you how some countries have their own tastes which are a bit more…unique Musk Sticks An acquired tast... Read more

Give your pets a helping hand this fireworks season

Many pets are nervous at the sound of the booming fireworks that light up the night sky this time of year, with some even needing to receive medical care during these stressful times. If you’re worried about your pet, then try some of our suggestions: Small Pets - Bring hutches/cages in to a quieter... Read more

Where to head for some winter sun that won’t break the bank

It’s that time of year where summer seems to have been an age ago, and your attention is focused on the clocks going back, making the days shorter, the inevitable frost is on its way and you’re searching your wardrobes for that thick winter coat. All that may seem a bit gloomy, so when the British w... Read more

Halloween around the World

Whether you’re trick or treating, carving pumpkins, lighting bonfires or bobbing for apples this Halloween, in many other parts of the world you will find church services and lighting candles on graves. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up what you could expect to see taking place around the world, i... Read more

Partnerships help budget airlines expand destinations, go long-haul

European budget airline easyJet has formed partnerships with two other airlines to do what larger airlines have easily done for many years – allow passengers to book an entire journey from its website involving more than one airline. It might not seem like much of a big deal to the average flyer but... Read more

First moves to make in a zombie apocalypse

It's not every day that you should have to think about what your plan would be should it turn all Walking Dead on us, but sometimes it is good to have a little idea about how you would survive. There has been a huge amount of zombie-related TV and film which you may want to look back on to assist in... Read more


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