Travel Tips

Why Slow Travel Is Healthy

Layne Lieberman | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

People who have the time and resources enjoy the sense of adventure that comes along with the travel experience. However, traveling from one place to another creates challenges and often feels more like work than a vacation.

Yurt So Good

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

As we adventure-hungry Gen Y's lead the charge for experiential travel with our selfie-sticks held high, the demand for authentic accommodation is growing faster than our bucket lists.

How to Budget Whilst Travelling

Frontier | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Travelling on a budget is not so hard though, once you get the hang of it, and it makes your travels that much more special as you can really appreciate what you've worked so hard for! So here are some useful tips for keeping your spending under control whilst also making the most out of your travels!

Nine Tips If You're Planning to Visit Central Asia

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Central Asia; it's perhaps the lesser known segment of the continent to many travellers. If this is your first travel experience of the "five 'Stans" (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan), there will be some guaranteed surprises along the way. Here are nine tips to bear in mind before you head to this incredible part of the world...

Night Walking

Dixe Wills | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dixe Wills

Over many years of wandering across country at night, I've picked up a few insights into how to do it better. I share these with you now. The fact that there's a nice round number of tips is purely accidental, though admittedly pleasing.

Eight Awesome Tips to Travel the World While Studying

Patricia Evans | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Patricia Evans

As a student, you are probably on a budget. And even weekends can be tight. But are you just going to let the months and years pass without going out there? Hell, no. Here are awesome travel tips while studying abroad.

Nis: Travels in the Real Serbia

Zorica Loncar | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zorica Loncar

Serbia is still insufficiently known country in terms of tourism and the first associations related to it are usually great nightlife of the capital and the world-famous Exit festival. However, if you decide to look deeper you'll find more fascinating gems that wait to be discovered by more travelers.

Seven Ideal Holidays for Sports Lovers

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

If relaxing on a sunbed and watching the day go by isn't your vision of a dream holiday, here are seven wonderful vacation ideas to get your blood pumping, adrenaline running, and limbs moving. Sports lovers - read on for active breaks that will quench your thirst for outdoor adventure.

Nine Reasons NOT to Travel Solo - Seriously

Janet Newenham | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Newenham

Here are nine good reasons why you should do whatever you can not to travel solo on your next trip. For the love of God, find yourself a travel buddy. An acquaintance. A lover. Anyone who will turn your solo adventure into a trip to remember and one you can share and reminisce on in years to come.

How to Book Cheap Flights - A Beginners Guide

Janet Newenham | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Newenham

Everyone loves cheap flights and everyone wants to know where to find them. This guide to flight comparison sites will, hopefully, help you to find the absolute cheapest flights out there and ensure your itchy feet are cured at anytime.

The Colourful Revolution of The Rainbow Steps, Istanbul, Turkey

Chloe Gunning | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

£500 and a few tins of paint could be all it takes to transform your neighbourhood into a tourist attraction! Well, that's if you follow the beautifu...

This Is What It's Like To Travel Alone As A Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Exploring the world by yourself can be intimidating, lonely and sometimes dangerous. But it can also be one of the most rewarding things you will ever...

LGBT Travel Advice

Dean Eastmond | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Dean Eastmond

On returning from holiday in Portugal, a friend of mine and his boyfriend of two years revealed that they had encountered problems due to their sexuality at the resort they were staying at...

Seven Great Places for a Road Trip

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

The classic road trip vacation; it's an all-American, wholesome, and cultural pastime, one that dates back to the Second World War. But not all road trips have to begin in America. If you're after a thrilling driving holiday with views to make you feel alive, here are seven great places for a classic, old-fashioned road trip.

Travel Eye: Whale-Watching in Eco-Friendly Kaikoura, New Zealand

Karen Edwards | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

It's not only sperm whales that are found in Kaikoura's waters. Other species include Blue, Minke, Southern Right, Beaked and Pygmy Sperm whales. Vicky tells us about their migrating cycles, the way they feed and bring up young. I'm genuinely bowled over by how much the team know.

How to Find Peace in the Big City

Alice Stevenson | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Stevenson

The terrifying financial burdens that come with living in London, the sense of it increasingly becoming a steel and glass playground for the super wealthy, can make us ordinary Londoners feel disenfranchised. The huge pressure to achieve and succeed, if not just survive, leaves little scope for moments of awe and genuine peace in our frantic minds.

Top Tips To Help Beat Jet Lag

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Nothing quite trumps the horrendous holiday aftermath that is jet lag. You feel cranky, confused and, given half the chance, you could probably sle...

Have a Great Hotel Stay in Berlin With the Kids

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

When most people think of Berlin, it's of the city's legendary club scene, or its culture and history - not that it's a great place to take children. But it is, and exceptionally so. Here, The Good Hotel Guide lists five ways to make the most of a family visit to Berlin.

A Letter for Your Journey

Susan Leigh | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

A gap year provides many wonderful opportunities, beyond those that may have initially anticipated. Yes, there is the freedom to travel wherever he wants, to literally be able to turn left or right as the mood takes, but a trip like this offers much more than that.

Oman for Adventure Lovers

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Unlike the cities of its closest neighbour United Arab Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman hasn't quite let go of its exotic past just yet. If you're expecting the glitz and glam of Dubai or the skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi, you'll be disillusioned.

Hurghada and St Anthony's Monastery

Petra Shepherd | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Shepherd

Egypt's Red Sea coast runs from the Gulf of Suez in the north to the Sundanese border in the south. It is, effectively, the east coast of mainland Egypt looking across the sea to Sinai. Looking away from the desert and out from the coastline, you will find islands reachable on short boat trips and each with their own individual appeal.

Five Amazing Tours to Feel Like a Tourist in the UK

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

It doesn't take much to get a new perspective on a city and whether you know it like the back of your hand or are just visiting for a few days, an inspirational tour could help you see somewhere in a whole new light. Increasingly popular among tourists around the world, unique walking tours and niche guided tours can now be found in cities everywhere.

The Unbearable Kindness of Strangers

Chloe Palmer | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Palmer

I have been travelling for just over six months and haven't put finger to keyboard for the whole time beyond the weekly reassuring email home. The good English girl that is still left in me feels like I should apologise for being so slack and not meeting expectations.

Three Jaw Droppingly Beautiful Places to Visit in Burma

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

A journey to Burma is something of a surreal experience. Scenic mountains, endless forests, enchanted temple ruins and a captivating culture with a distressing past running through the veins of the sovereign state.

The Most Expensive Place To Book A Hotel In The UK Isn't Where You'd Expect

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The most expensive places to book a hotel in the UK have been revealed and London has been knocked off the top spot by a small Scottish town. If yo...