13 Travel Resources You Need To Plan Your Next Adventure

Trip Planning

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!

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6 Things You Need To Know To Make Friends At A Hostel

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? Continue reading “6 Things You Need To Know To Make Friends At A Hostel”

The Ultimate Instagram Tour Of Bristol

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.

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EU Flight Delay Compensation: Easy Steps To Help You Claim Today (With Direct Links)

Most people who travel regularly will suffer the frustration of a flight being delayed at least once in their lives.  However, if you are travelling from an EU country or to an EU country on an EU airline then you can expect to be compensated under the Denied Boarding Regulation.

Lets face it, air travel is not cheap, so why not claim back what you are owed!  You do not need to get a solicitor involved, it is so easy to do it yourself! Continue reading “EU Flight Delay Compensation: Easy Steps To Help You Claim Today (With Direct Links)”

12 Ways To Keep Yourself Amused On A Long Bus Journey

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, you sometimes have to be a bit more creative.

  1. 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.  

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