February 2014

How to have a stress free holiday in Zante

Zante is such a popular destination that even if you haven’t visited the place I am sure that you know someone who has. The sun is always shining and everyone there just seems to be in a good mood and happy about life, why wouldn’t you be? You’re next to the beautiful beaches, with great weather and amazing food to eat! It has now been a favourite of people from the UK for many, many years. Each year thousands of […]

Staying healthy when backpacking in Africa

Backpacking is a great way to explore foreign countries, however, when visiting exotic locations, such as Africa, there are sensible precautions you should take in order to stay healthy. Africa is home to some of the deadliest diseases in the world, including tuberculosis, malaria and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) leading to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Medical kit Doctors and hospitals are few and far between in remote areas of Africa so it’s essential to pack a comprehensive first aid and […]

What are package holidays and their advantages?

People love to holiday and when they picture themselves in popular holiday destinations, they talk about package holidays. What is a package holiday? Let’s have a look at what is a package holiday. Whenever you go for a holiday overseas it is not only the hotel accommodation that you have to pay for there are other elements also included in the package. Flights add up to a costly element in the package. In case you are flying more than 5 […]

The Best Sites and Attractions in Tenerife

For those of you that have been lucky enough to visit Tenerife you will know just how amazing the place is and what a fantastic choice it is for a holiday. If you haven’t been yet, then why not? The sunshine and beaches are waiting for you right now, it is just a couple of hours away on plane. If you booked your holiday now you could be lounging on the beach, forgetting about the horrible weather and stresses of […]

Cancun to Costa Rica

If you’re looking for a trip of at least a month that takes in fabulous beaches, mountain scenery, indigenous and colonial history, great nightlife and tasty meals, try this for size – a journey down through Central America. It can get pretty wild along the way, but the start and end points are well-developed cities with easy transport connections. San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital, is a great spot for nightlife with a fantastic casino scene. It’s like Vegas for backpackers, […]

Getting an upgrade: The facts

I don’t think it is just me that always hopes I am lucky when I check in for my flight and hope that I am upgraded to business class, lots of fellow travellers have told me that they are always hopeful that the person at the check in desk is having a good day and feeling generous. An easy way to get upgrade is to be a frequent flyer with an airline, they are more likely to upgrade you if […]

The Endless Delights of Naples

When you think Naples you might think pizza, the city which lays claim to this worldwide concept more than any other but equally you first port of call may be a trip to Pompeii and Vesuvius, a dominant feature on the skyline. Either way Naples is an unforgettable experience on Italy’s western coast. Cuisine Italian cuisine’s popularity goes without saying and an Italian holiday will allow you to enjoy it at its best after seeing the wonderful mix of art, […]

20 Things You Might Not Know About Travel

It can be difficult to get answers about travel but this list of 20 lesser-known travel details will help. 1.     Do I need a visa for short stays? This is dependent on the country you are visiting.. Consult the country’s embassy or government website for specifics. 2.     Do I have to write to the embassy and explain why I’m visiting? Sometimes you do. Taiwan is one of these countries but this process is only required for a stay of over […]

Take a Flight To Barbados and Enjoy a Tropical Paradise

The amazing island of Barbados is situated in the Eastern Caribbean Sea and while it is less than 200 square miles in size it is packed with tropical beauty, interesting sights and fun activities. It has a perfect mix of sun, sand and value for money and is only four or five hour’s flight time from many major east coast destinations. There are no language difficulties with English being the national language of Barbados so driving is also easy although […]

Infograph: Best Travel Apps and Gadgets

Discover the essential travel apps and gadgets for 2014 that will help you get the most from your holiday! Infographic by Villa Plus