How To Prepare Your Car For A Road Trip?

It is estimated that almost 100 million Americans go on a road trip of at least 50 miles. That’s 25 percent of the population. However, a significant portion of these people will hit the road unprepared, and as a result, run across problems they could have avoided. If you are thinking about hitting the road, […]

Eating Traditions Around The World

We often take our own customs and quirks for granted, and it is not until we go away abroad and compare ourselves to the locals that we really pick up on them. Every country around the world has its own idiosyncrasies which make the dining ritual unique to that specific country. This could be sitting […]

On Good Behaviour In Benidorm

Image credit by Alba Sud Fotografia via flickr A lot of people have heard of Benidorm and quite rightly so. For over the last 50 years Benidorm has been playing host to tourists who visit this once sleepy fishing village and take their annual holiday on their shores. This was the birth place of the modern […]

Don’t Get Caught Listening To The Wrong Kind Of Music When Traveling

We all travel for different reasons. Mobility is the nature of life and whether you find yourself commuting to work or traveling over long distances for business or pleasure, there are stretches of time in between our destinations that need to be filled up with something. Perhaps you enjoy listening to some music and this […]

4 Reasons Children Don’t Enjoy Touring Holidays

Despite touring style holidays becoming more and more popular, they remain very much something that couples or groups of adults should try to keep to themselves.  If you were to make a list of the types of holidays to take children on, then sitting them in a car or campervan for days at a time […]

How Engaging In Personal Development Can Improve Your Travels

Are you a travelling fool who loses their cool? Hitting the road to travel to new spots can be both a fun and stressful experience. If you are not careful you might just ignore all the positive aspects of traveling and fall into a negative Nellie type mindset, complaining about your trips instead of celebrating […]

Car Ferry Horror Stories

If you’re afraid of enclosed spaces, then you might want to avoid taking the Channel Tunnel. However, if you want to travel with your car, then your options are limited to the tunnel and car ferries. But car ferries are some of the dangerous maritime vehicles. Because of their weight and high centre of gravity, […]

3 Reasons To Vacation In Charleston, South Carolina

If you live on the east coast and are stumped as to where to take your next vacation, you should consider Charleston, South Carolina. Family friendly, with plenty of activities for young and old, it is a great place to visit. Located along the coast, this city is rich with history, beautiful landscapes, and delicious […]

Top 3 Tips On How To Prepare For Your Long Flight

Many people are troubled by the extra security routines at airports these days, but the new security measures should actually be the least of your worries before you leave your house. If you are taking a trip out of the country where you will be on a place for an extended period of time, then […]

Experience The Fun Of Orange Beach Vacation Rentals: The Top 5 Activities To Enjoy

Orange Beach vacation rentals bring visitors to the shores of Alabama in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Here are the top five things to see and do here that can make any visitor’s stay more interesting and relaxing. The Gulf State Park Pier, second longest pier on the Gulf, is 20 feet wide and reaches […]

The Benefits Of Furnished Apartment Rentals

Did you know that when you travel for business in Toronto that furnished apartments rentals can save you a lot of money and stress? If you have a family that travels with you, it’s just impossible to find hotels in the area that will fit many people. Even hotel suites are uncomfortable in Toronto. Most […]

Devil’s Own London: Top 3 Haunted Locations Of England

“No Ghost was seen with two pairs of eyes” – Thomas Carlyle had said. We all talk of ghosts and haunted places. The only ones who have had experiences can tell better. The stories and experiences of ghosts and haunted places are never ending. I have my aunt tell me the stories of her personal […]

Best Apps For Travel

Anyone who spends a lot of time on the road will know that owning a smartphone can save a great deal of time and money and one of the reasons for this is the number of apps that are available on them.  There are apps to help with every aspect of travel and as most […]

Deep-sea Fishing Experiences In The Florida Keys

The state of Florida has a very extensive coastline and each area has its own unique character. This unique character also applies to the many types of fishing experiences that are available in the Florida Keys. Different Types of Fishing in Florida For example, in the southwestern part of Florida there are many opportunities to […]

Top 10 Tips For Hiring Cars Abroad (Mileage, Dents, Fuel, Insurance)

Hiring a car abroad has been made much easier by travel sites offering the latest deals from major car hire companies like Avis and Hertz, most of which are now based at airports. Getting the best deals on car hire abroad can still take a bit of research, however, as car hire rates can vary […]

Top 10 Tips For Dealing With A Car Crash On Holiday

If you are off on a driving holiday it is as well to know in advance what the laws are for road users in the country of your destination – not just the highway code and whether you drive on the right or left. Different countries deal with road traffic accidents (RTAs) in different ways […]

Discovering Australia’s Hottest Wineries And Vineyards

If wine and visiting vineyards are passions of yours, then it is likely you have looked to incorporate this in a holiday at some point. Many people mistakenly believe that the only way you can see a working vineyard is to visit a European country such as France, Spain, or Italy. Of course, wine is […]

Splash Out On A Trip Away

Winter is nearly over and spring is just around the corner. It is time to refresh yourself and take a trip away to an idyllic place. Within the United Kingdom, there is a whole host of places to visit, so whether you like chilled out areas or lively, hustle and bustle, there is always somewhere […]

Vacationing At Sam Rayburn Lake In Jasper, Texas

While planning our vacation, we wanted to go someplace that would allow us to relax and enjoy some time off of work. We really didn’t want to deal with a lot of site seeing and wearing ourselves out all day so we chose to spend a few days at Lake Sam Rayburn in Jasper Texas. […]

Free Must Have Android Apps for the Frequent Traveller

If you’re a frequent traveler and you own an Android, you can’t afford not to install some of this smartphone’s incredibly useful travel apps.  The Android’s app store at Google Play offers hundreds of great apps that can help travelers organize their trips, monitor the weather in their destinations, and hunt for nearby businesses and […]

The Top 5 Campervan Routes For A Quintessential Cornish Holiday

Cornwall boasts a variety of breathtaking attractions, from ancient ruins and cascading bluffs to famous surf spots and some of the best driving roads in Britain. If you’re looking for photo-ops with over 100 places to camp along the way, pack up your campervan and check out this guide to the top five routes for […]

There’s No Need To Struggle: The Top Suitcases On The Market For Your Holiday Travels

People who travel domestically and internationally need luggage that is durable, spacious and easy to carry. There are many different types of suitcases on the market including rolling duffel bags, rolling suitcases and tote bags. Some of them are made for long- term travel while others are appropriate for short- term trips. Details about the […]

Top 5 Romantic Locations in Australia

Australia is known for many qualities, but it is probably fair to say that romance isn’t high on the list of characteristics you would associate with the country. However, many locations around Australia are brilliant for escaping to with a loved one and relaxing with nothing but each other for company. We explored the top […]

Popular Mediterranean Cruise Ports In Turkey

Cruises are one of the most well-loved types of holiday for people of all ages. While on board a cruise ship you will feel as though you are in the lap of luxury. You will be able to enjoy  fantastic food; drink and entertainment and then when you dock at a port you can explore […]

Mardi Gras Carnival Holiday Ideas

Carnival! It’s the season to enjoy some of the most extravagant street parades on the planet, as the Mardi Gras specialists party big time in the run-up to Lent. Rio is the obvious choice, but here are three more carnival ideas from the travel insurance experts at Direct Travel Insurance. Mardi Gras is a fantastic […]

10 Best Free Attractions In London

Natural History Museum Some of the best museums in the capital are free to visit and this is no exception. The famous complete diplodocus skeleton greets visitors in the foyer, and the museum proper is chock-full of all things nature from pickled Darwin specimens to a wonderful wildlife garden (open April-September). The Tate Modern While […]

One Stop Shopping – 3 Reasons to Book an Escorted Tour

Do you have an appetite for adventure? Have you ever dreamed of going whale watching off the coast of Kaikoura, New Zealand? Is going on a Kenyan safari and staying in Aberdare’s famous Treetops something that has always been on your holiday wish list? While some types of holidays are easy to plan and organize, […]

4 Roadtrip Tips for an Awesome Adventure

4 Roadtrip tips for an awesome adventure So you’re reading another roadtrip tip article, the difference is this one isn’t copied and pasted from other articles! Yes, that means new and fresh ideas, and of course, the classic ones we have to put in. So before you jump into that car with your friends or […]

Lots to See in NYC

New York City is world-famous for lots of reasons:  its diverse people and neighborhoods, its amazing food, its vibrant attractions, and its vast array of entertainment.  No matter whom you are or what you like, you’re sure to find lots to do and see in The Big Apple.  With so many sights to see, it’s […]

Magnificent Mountains for UK Hiking Holidays

The UK offers some brilliant and breathtaking hiking trails for those who wish to wander them. Whether you’re a beginner hiker just looking to meander through some scenery or an advanced hiker wanting to challenge yourself, there are many trails and options available to you. From Ireland to Scotland to England, some of the most […]