Travel Tips

Six tips for a stress-free group vacation

Travelling with a group of family or friends is always exciting, but may be as equally stressful. There are quite a few things to consider that if put in place can ensure a blissful vacation for the entire group. If you’re planning the next family getaway for the festive season, or a friend’s bachelorette, here are six things to tick off your list for a smooth and memorable holiday group vacation:

Plan an inclusive itinerary

Your first line of defence may be in accommodating all members of the group. A travel group made up of adults only may differ from that…
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Six tips for a stress-free group vacation

Enjoy a stress-free festive season with these apps

The festive season is a time to enjoy family and friends, explore our the country and the world, or indulge in some much-needed downtime. With a never-ending gift list and the long queues at the shops, however, heading out in December can be a nightmare. Navigate your way through the festive season mayhem with this handy tech survival kit.

  1. REFUEL

December has a bit of a reputation when it comes to overcrowded eateries, a lack of quality service and hiked-up food prices. Skip eating out altogether and get your food delivered directly to your door with OrderIn. Discover the…
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Enjoy a stress-free festive season with these apps

Five tips to stay safe at airports

As you make your way to your dream holiday destination, or return from a well-deserved vacation, it’s important to not let your guard down completely, but to stay alert at all times as you move through and from the airport.

Here are five safety tips to always keep in mind when travelling though the airport:

Do thorough research

According to AIG Ireland, a provider of car, property, travel, health and identity theft insurance products, travellers are “at [their] greatest risk of being a victim of crime in the first 24 hours of a trip abroad”.

It is therefore important to conduct as much information on…
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Five tips to stay safe at airports

Travel the world without quitting your job

The idea of travelling to your dream destinations, crossing each one off your bucket list may sometimes seem far-fetched, especially with the demands of our day-to-day lives, financial restraints, or the anxieties that come with considering taking time off work. The idea of a “indefinite” or “permanent vacation” is not an option for most, even though there are stories of individuals, couples and even families quitting their jobs to do so.

Here’s how you can take that much-needed holiday without having to quit your day job.

Decide on the “when” and the “where”

The first step to going on holiday quite simply put, begins with…
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Travel the world without quitting your job

5 best long walking trails in the UK

It is said there is no single place in the UK where you’re more than 112km from the sea. This means that the country is dotted with a wide variety of epic coastal, country and historic walks, all easily accessible via public transport. Based on natural beauty or historic relevance, we present our top five multi-day treks in the UK.

The Thames Walk 

This iconic 296km walk follows the course of the River Thames, starting at its source in the Cotswolds and finishing at the Thames Barrier at Woolwich in South-East London. It’s an easy course with few elevations, making it ideal…
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5 best long walking trails in the UK

How to keep your little one entertained on long-haul flights

Travelling with young kids may bring about all kinds of anxieties for both children and parents. Parents are often worried about the comfort of their little travellers, and that of fellow passengers.

A study by hotel metasearch engine HotelsCombined, which surveyed 1 000 travellers, found that some parents keep their little ones calm through extended screen time, while 36% said they used fast food as a reward, as reported by Yahoo!.

The study also went on to find that 10% of the parents of young travellers aged four and younger said they have used either cough syrup or sleep supplements to sedate their children when…
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How to keep your little one entertained on long-haul flights