We may not all be lucky enough to be able to travel first class whilst jetting off to somewhere new, but that doesn’t mean that those stuck in cattle class should be left with nothing but tasteless, drab food that is barely edible. This guide lets you know how to make the best food choices when flying. (more…)
You have finally braved booking your first solo trip, you made it to the flight on time, found a taxi to take you to your hostel and claimed a bunk in 10 bed mixed dorm. What now?
Well lets face it, one of the benefits of travelling solo is that you get to do whatever you want. No one to demand that you spend the day by the side of the pool when you are longing to go hiking, or want to eat in McDonalds because it is a place they recognise when you want to tuck into the best local street food. Perfect. The truth is of course, that it is always great to share life’s experiences and it is easy to feel lonely and isolated when you have been out exploring by yourself all day. So, how do you go about making friends on holiday? (more…)
Bus travel is certainly not as glamorous as other forms of transport, and it is rare you get the all singing all dancing entertainment you find on many long distance plane journeys. Keeping your mind busy, and boredom at bay, on these long journeys you sometimes have to be a bit more creative.
- Write a postcard home
When was the last time you wrote to your parents, partner, best friend or even your pet dog? If you are anything like me you will have bought postcards earlier in your trip and stuffed them in your bag ready to write them at some point later, which usually ends up being on the plane home. If postcards aren’t your thing then think about writing a letter or recording your adventures in a journal for you to reflect back on in the future.
The Base Trip
This website is just genius. It pulls together all the information that you could hope to find out about your travel destination in one handy page. Visa requirements, currency, living costs, crime rates, vaccinations and of the most important thing if you are British; the weather! This makes planning a trip very easy. If that wasn’t enough, users can add their own tips or experiences so you can read real life advice from previous travellers. Ideal!
The ultimate Instagram tour of Bristol
If you are addicted to Instagram, make the most of your visit to Bristol by following the ultimate Instagram tour of the city to ensure you have loads of great snaps to fill your Instagram feed.
Start with an early morning swim at the Lido, not only will the water in this open aired pool wake you up but will leave you ravenous for one of the on site restaurants beautiful breakfasts. If you have more time on your hands, come here in the evening for a swim, dinner and cocktails by the pool.