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 not exactly what you might think. Finnish airline Finnair is looking to weigh passengers and their luggage in order to more accurately calculate its weight and balance figures. Like most airlines in Europe, Finnair has been relying on formulas and measures standardized by safety agencies like the Eu... Read more

How will Brexit affect European travel?

On June 23, Britain will vote to decide whether or not we stay in the EU.  It's been a hotly-contested debate so far, with both parties claiming they know what's best for our economy, our jobs, our savings, and our laws. We decided to wade into the debate, and take a look at how leaving the Europe... Read more

Barcelona guide for Brits who want to live like locals

Travel blogger Justine Ancheta is an authority when it comes to Barcelona. She’s been living there since September 2008, and started her blog, Latitude 41, in December 2013. Originally from Southern California, Justine studied in Seville, and loved Spain so much that she vowed to return. When her h... Read more

Four easy tips to help you move abroad

Lots of Brits find the idea of moving to a foreign country incredibly exciting. The prospect of experiencing life in an exotic new place can be extremely tempting. According to estimates from 2015, between 4.5 and 5.5 million UK citizens have moved abroad – that’s 7-8% of the country’s total popula... Read more

A beginner’s guide to Spanish culture

There’s something irresistible about the Spanish way of life, isn’t there?  Us Brits imagine it’s relaxed and easygoing, yet fiery and passionate. However, what’s it like for someone living in Spain, who’s experienced day to day life first-hand? We figured that travel blogger and Spain resident Jos... Read more

Ten French habits you should adopt before the year is out

Euro 2016 is almost upon us, and the football tournament of the year will be kicking off with France v Romania on Friday, June 10.  We'll openly admit to being fascinated by the French. Their language is heart-stoppingly beautiful, their food is delicious, and the coffee's far better than the bland... Read more

Saddle up for the holiday of a lifetime on horseback

There’s no denying the allure of a warm, sandy beach or a great spot by the pool – but what if you’re looking for a little bit more from your break? If you’d like to see more, do more, and get closer to nature during your break, a horseriding holiday could be just what you need. You’ll get to meet ... Read more

Why river cruising is this summer’s hottest new trend

Jason Leppert is something of an expert when it comes to cruises – he took his first one at the age of two, and he hasn’t stopped since. His blog, Popular Cruising, attracts huge numbers of cruise fans – and Jason is always on hand to chat to fellow cruisers about their trips, their favourite desti... Read more

How can tourists visiting Spain help end bullfighting?

It’s only natural to want to immerse yourself in a country’s traditions when you’re a tourist; however, what if those traditions clash with your own views? People visiting Spain are often a little shocked by the country’s attitude to pastimes – and there’s one sport in particular which gets them ta... Read more

5 awesome vegetarian restaurants for discerning vegetarians and vegans

It can be hard to stick to a vegetarian diet in Spain – especially when you’re a reformed meat-eater who previously loved chorizo. Temptation is everywhere, and juicy dishes of forbidden fruit (well, meat) can be tricky to avoid. We decided to pick a popular Spanish city, and prove that there’s muc... Read more

How to make the most of Seville’s Feria de Abril

Seville’s Feria de Abril is a tradition which many tourists view as a local’s festival’. However, there’s no need to give it a wide berth, or think you won’t fit in – travel blogger Cat Gaa is on hand to give some insider tips! Cat’s an expert on all things Spain; following university, she wanted t... Read more