Most of us have suffered with travel sickness at some point in our lives… whether it was going on a family holiday as a child; on a bus journey along that winding, mountain road in South America; or on a particularly choppy boat trip! But is there anything you can do to help (or to… Read More Dealing with Travel Sickness
I had heard a lot about the Hollowell Steam and Heavy Horse Show (to give it it’s full title) from friends but we had never been, even though it takes place only 30 minutes drive from our house. So this year, we were free on the weekend of 7/8 July when it was taking place… Read More Review: Hollowell Steam Show 2018
During my years of travelling I have stayed in all sorts of accommodation (and not all of it good!). Nowadays I tend to stay in hotels (if I’m not camping) but in the past I have used many hostels across the world… so what are the pros and cons of each type of accommodation? Hostels… Read More Hotels vs Hostels
There are some obvious advantages to travelling with only carry-on luggage… On some airlines you have to pay extra for checked in luggage, so travelling without saves you money. It also saves time as you are quicker checking in and, more importantly, you don’t have to queue for ages at the carousel to retrieve your… Read More Hand Luggage Only!
Let me start by saying I love going to new places and seeing the world… but what I don’t love is having to fly to get there! Which is a bit of a problem really, isn’t it?! Love exploring, hate flying! But I try not to let it stop me travelling… after all I wouldn’t… Read More How I Deal With My Fear Of Flying
There’s nothing I enjoy more than getting out and exploring a new place and the best way to do that, in my opinion, is on foot… but what’s wrong with an open top bus tour I hear you ask – surely you get to see more in a short space of time? Well, maybe… I… Read More Exploring on Foot
I’ll be honest, it’s a long time since we were in Canada, but it made a big impression on me… there is just so much to see and do! We hired a car and spent two weeks covering several thousand miles to see everything we wanted to see – it was not the most relaxing… Read More A Road Trip through Eastern Canada in Photos
For many of us, the journey itself is all part going on holiday and can often be an enjoyable experience… unless you have a VERY long time to spend cooped up in an aeroplane course! So, how do you survive a long haul flight and disembark at your destination feeling relaxed and ready to enjoy… Read More My Top Tips for Surviving a Long Haul Flight