USA: Which Hawaiian Island Should I Visit?

Hawaii is the most isolated chain of islands in the world, so you need to allocate a good chunk of time to visit. A flight to Honolulu from Los Angeles, America’s closest mainland city, is six hours; the same flight time from Boston to LAX. If you are travelling from Europe or further then the flight time (including layover) could be in excess of 24 hours. However, the tropical paradise of Hawaii is totally worth it. Advertisements

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Italy: 3 of Our Favourite Italian Cities and What They’ve Got To Offer

Europe is undoubtedly the continent of life and enjoyment! With endless ways to party, a never-ending list of picturesque destinations, diverse cuisines and lifestyles, Europe is one place that will teach you to live life, king size! You will get to see cities that are extremely beautiful and full of many activities and adventures, It offers so many things that other continents can’t! 

England: Bank Holiday Break In The Seaside Town of Southport

Being from the East Coast of England we have a number of seaside towns right on our doorstep. Therefore, we have never really considered visiting the towns dotted along the west coast to get our seaside fix. However, as we love to travel, especially throughout England, when we were invited to spend a couple of days in Southport, a seaside town in Merseyside, we couldn’t say no. So, we packed our bags, threw them in the boot of the car,…

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USA: 5 Amazing Gardens To Visit On A Cross Country Road Trip

If you love to garden, or even just to look at them, then this is the list for you! For this list, we’ll start on the West Coast and work our way to the east while explaining these beautiful locations. We will also talk about some beautiful gardens in the Northern United States and some in the South. In order to explore each one properly by being able to experience them entirely, therefore if you are planning a cross country…

Norway: 10 Free Things To See & Do In Oslo

Oslo is expensive. Really expensive. That is a fact. If you enjoy eating out and indulging in a tipple or two then be prepared. When we recently visited Oslo, we found that the average price of a pint was around £10 (gulp!). Therefore, as people who enjoy eating good food accompanied by a couple of drinks, we quickly blasted through what we thought we would spend during our 4-day city break. So, we’ve put together a list of 10 free…

Africa: 5 of The Continents Most Amazing Cities

Africa is one of the most diverse and interesting continents on the planet. From its expansive savannas to its varied cultures and cities, Africa proves to be a place of wonder to all that visit. On a continent so vast that has so much to see and do, it’s often hard to decide which places are a must see. Here’s a look at 5 of the most amazing cities Africa has to offer, which we hope will help you when…

What to Know About Travelling on the Cheap

Are pictures of exotic destinations popping up across social media, showing your friends having a blast while you think about all the bills due this month? Travelling, whether near or far, is a goal for many people. Unfortunately, sometimes the price tag associated with travelling tends to deter many hopefuls. When you have to buy flights, meals, accommodation, tours, food, souvenirs, resort fees, and more, your dream trip can quickly turn into a bank account nightmare. Thankfully, there are plenty…

Italy: What To See & Do In Verona, Italy’s Most Romantic City

In terms of a holiday destination, there are so many reasons why Italy is our favourite country and why it is high on many people’s lists of places to go. As a location it has it all – beautiful white beaches with crystal clear seas, the hustle and bustle of incredible historical cities, ancient monuments, mountains to ski down and stunning lakes – the list is endless! And we haven’t even mentioned the food!

USA: Visiting Florida? 5 Things You Need To Do

There are so many things to see and do if you plan to visit Florida. Maybe you even live there and have never really experienced everything it has to offer? The many beaches and amusements parks are among some of the most popular destinations with people flocking to them year round. The various types of boating excursions available are also extremely popular, especially during the summer months. However, Florida also is home to many exciting destinations that are often overlooked by…

August 2018 – Monthly Round Up

Happy September! We are hurtling into Autumn and do you know what? We’re ok with that. After an amazing summer, the thought of cosiness is really appealing. You know what I mean – nights in with hot chocolate, binge watching a box set with ALL the candles lit, perfect. We say that now, but once it becomes too cold, we’ll be scouring Skyscanner for flights to hotter climes instantly. Anyway, we digress, August – how was it for you? We…

Easy Ways to Stay in Shape While Travelling

It’s all too easy to let your regular exercise routine go out the window when you’re travelling, especially if you’re away for a long time. But routines are useful to have. They keep us grounded and they can be comforting when you’re miles away from home. In the case of exercise, staying in shape is good for your health and can also do wonders for your mood. Luckily, getting enough exercise when you travel is more straightforward than you might expect, even…

Business Travel Tips and Tricks

Frequent business trips can quickly take their toll. Therefore, business travellers should find ways to ensure every trip can be as comfortable and successful as possible. Whether you need a professional business environment in order to handle presentations or if you need to pitch a new product to potential investors and clients when on the road. Or perhaps you just need to find ways to make packing for an upcoming trip less of an ordeal? Whatever the case, a few…

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USA: 3 Places Every Space Fan Needs to Visit At Least Once

For every space fan who dreams of becoming an astronaut, space is the most exciting and intriguing place to visit. However, having this dream makes it tough to be interested in destinations here on Earth since space is so stunning and of course fascinating. Fortunately, there are a few locations that will capture the imagination of even the most avid space lover. Here are three places every space fan needs to visit in the United States at least once in order…

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USA: 4 Most Haunted Historical Sites

We have recently booked a trip to New York (one of our happy places) for the New Year. Having been to the Big Apple on a number of occasions, we have done all of the major tourist attractions, some more than once. Therefore, my research for this trip took me down a very different path. And we have subsequently booked a ghost tour, which we are very excited about taking. Being Brits, we didn’t realise there were so many places…

Is Business Travel Insurance Worth It?

If you travel for work you’ll know that an important business trip has enough pressure surrounding it without external problems factoring in. Flight delays, cancellations, illness – hopefully, it will not happen, but the fact is that it could happen. Business travel is distinct from leisure, family or personal trips, and the factors that must be covered are different as a result.

What Kind of Trip Should You Take Next?

Summer holiday season is in full swing so you may be considering what type of trip to take next if you don’t already have something booked of course. There are several options when it comes to planning your next trip. If you want to change up your holiday style or location, the following ideas can help you choose which type of holiday will be the best option for your next trip, both close to home and long haul.

Top 5 Extraordinary Spas Around The World

There are spas, and then there are extraordinary spas – those that tantalise with something a little bit special and out of the ordinary. We love nothing more than enjoying some ‘me’ time and there is no better place to indulge in that than at a spa. Therefore, here we list our top 5 most interesting and quirky spas around the world:

Italy: 8 Top Things To Do In Turin

Every year Mr ESLT whisks me off somewhere different for my birthday. Aren’t I a lucky lady? This year our destination was Turin in Northern Italy. We love Italy, in fact, it is our favourite country in the world and one we never get bored of visiting. Therefore, when Mr ESLT unleashed his surprise, I could not have been happier. We eagerly packed our bags and headed to Turin for 4 days in the hope we would love it as much…

Europe: Things You Need To Remember When Travelling By Car

If you love road trips like we do and are planning to take one across Europe, you must remember laws, roads and the need for certain documentation may be different in different countries when travelling by car. They may not be what we’ve become familiar with here in the UK (or wherever you call home). With this in mind, it is vital that you are prepared for when you get behind the wheel. By preparing yourself now, it can save…

Europe: Top 5 Fashionable Destinations of 2018

There are often reasons why we visit certain cities. It could be its landmarks, its history or even the restaurants. But for some, it is the shops. As a designer handbag addict (sorry bank account) some cities stand out more than others when it comes to the deciding where to head to get my next fashion fix. Zalando, an online fashion retailer, conducted their own research and created a list of the most fashionable destinations in the world. Together with…

UK: Taking a Staycation? Avoid the Gridlock

Did you know that a motorist in the UK will spend on average 31 hours each year in traffic, according to data supplied from traffic information supplier Inrix? As well as being a frustrating experience, being stuck in gridlock will also cost drivers £1,168 due to the amount of fuel and time that is wasted and the heavier the vehicle, the more the cost goes up.