Gift guide for travellers

The perfect gift is hard to find especially if you are looking for a gift for a traveller. The best gifts are often a mix of efficiency and distraction. What gift(s) could limit airport anxiety, increase comfort in an airport or on a plane, and put a smile on their face? We’ve collected some of our favourite gifts that you could give to that special person in your life. From practicality to convenience, there’s something on this list for nearly any type of traveller. Noise-cancelling Headphones Other than your personal identification to get through security, there’s nothing more important than... Read more

How skiing can benefit your health

Can’t think of anything worse than being out in the cold? Is your favourite part of the annual ski holiday the food and drink on offer in those mountain top bars that serve up amazing views? That’s fair enough – but actually getting out on the slope for a couple of hours a day can really benefit you... Read more

Top 5 Winter sports; with a difference

While most people who go on winter sports holidays usually stick to the skiing and snowboarding, there’s plenty more out there for you to try when your legs become a bit weary. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the most fun alternatives for you to try out, and what’s more, they’re all included in ... Read more

Travel Deal Tuesday – What is it?

It could be tempting to act early in booking your holiday on Black Friday, or you could try your luck on waiting until the January sales, but research conducted by Hopper shows that you could be better off by booking on what is being called “Travel Deal Tuesday”. Hopper have found that sales spike ... Read more

Black Friday travel deals

The busiest shopping day of the year has arrived, and Black Friday is the subject on everyone’s lips. With some discounts being made available in the week leading up to the big day, there’s already been a huge amount of spending (and savings!) and now there are even Black Friday travel deals to get ... Read more

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 19... 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 yo... 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 ho... 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 ta... Read more


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