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
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
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
I always like the idea of travelling light but, quite honestly, I’m really not that good at it! But I’m getting better… I’ve learnt to get everything out that I MIGHT need and then put approximately half the stuff away again as I probably won’t use it/wear it! Packing is a big part of getting… Read More My Packing Tips
So you’ve got a tent and all the gear, you’ve chosen an area to visit for your camping trip… now what? It’s time to book your campsite of course! And there are a number of key points to consider when looking for a campsite: Is the location suitable, ie can you walk to a town/village/nearest… Read More Choosing a Campsite
There are plenty of things to bear in mind when you are going travelling or going on holiday, and one of them is your safety. Whilst it’s not something that many of us give much thought to, it’s always worth taking a few precautions… Here are a few tips for minimising the risk whilst on… Read More Staying Safe Whilst Travelling