Travel Tips

Discovering Downtown Miami

Katie Monk | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Monk

Dubbed the 'Manhattan of the South', Brickell (rhymes with pickle and nickel) is Miami's financial district, and used to be an all-work-no-play kind of hood. These days, however, there's a decent post-work scene, with new bars and restaurants popping up all the time, plus excellent hotels for those who prefer to stay in the heart of things.

Accessible Tourism. My Weekend In Turin

Damiano La Rocca | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Damiano La Rocca

I have recently been to Torino, in the north west Italy, and I pleasantly discovered that it is a city that has chosen to dismantle many of those insurmountable barriers; thus becoming one of Italy's favourite destination of tourism for the disabled.

Travel: A Great Builder And Repairer Of Sibling Relationships

Emily Leary | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Parents
Emily Leary

Of course travel doesn't need to be a huge holiday abroad - a trip to the local adventure playground, a couple of days in a B&B at the seaside, or a jaunt to an unfamiliar city can all be done on a budget, and can be just as rewarding and productive when it comes to sibling bonding

Best Travel Apps

Jim Roberts | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Tech
Jim Roberts

If you're worried of breaking your phone then remember you are as likely to drop it after a few too many breezers at home as you are on a moped. If you're still worried get a case that is actually going to protect it.

An Easy And Luxurious Way To Travel With Kids

Jessica Brown | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Parents
Jessica Brown

We have a baby and a toddler (nine months old and two years old) so telling friends "we're going away for the weekend, staying in a hotel", usually results in them commenting, "oh nice, that'll be interesting." And what they mean by "interesting" is a pain in the arse.

The Snobbishness Of Backpackers, Or Competitive Travelling

Rosie Neve | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Neve

So if you want to boast about spending seven pence in three years in Cambodia then go ahead, but I'm sure that maybe it might have been slightly more fulfilling if you hadn't spent all your time thinking about where you were saving your pennies, rather than where you could be spending them.

Personal Advice For Travelling With OCD

Jodie Randell | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jodie Randell

As a lover of travel and long-term OCD sufferer, I know how the two can sometimes create an ugly mix! The stresses sometimes uncovered by being out of your comfort zone can make it harder to shhh that OCD bully inside your head. This article aims to assist anyone wishing to travel with OCD, by outlining some personal tips I have learnt on my travels. It is important to note that I am not a healthcare professional, and you should always consult a doctor for professional advice.

Sri Lankan Safari Adventure

Conor Phelan | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Conor Phelan

It's 4.45 and my alarm is going off on the other side of the room. I made sure to leave it on the other side of the room so I'd actually get out of bed when it went off; half smart, half annoying.

Athens Greece: Best Spring Holiday

Maya Danielle Nissim | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Maya Danielle Nissim

According to National Geographic Traveler Magazine, spring is one of the best times of the year to visit gorgeous Greece. It is the time of year when you will find magical blooming wildflowers, wonderful weather, great options for hotel accommodations and not too many crowds. You can enjoy exploring this vibrant country comfortably by foot or car, and in March and April the temperature will feel just right.

20 Essential Things To Remember When Packing Your Suitcase For Your Vacation

John Camacho | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
John Camacho

We all have been in that position of forgetting sunscreen when in the desert or no gloves when in the snow. With your flights and accommodation already booked, packing is the last thing on your perfect vacation preparation. We don't want you to be worried about anything when you're traveling. Follow this ultimate guide on things to remember when packing. We promise you will not have anything to worry about on your perfect vacation!

10 Things You Should Know Before Going To Australia

Alexis Zahner | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alexis Zahner

Like, huge! Australia is it's own continent and for a good reason, most of Europe can quite literally fit into the same land mass that Australia occupies. This is a really important factor when you are considering the time and number of destinations you want to visit whilst in Australia.

Dos And Don'ts Of Travel Tattoos

Zoe Ambrozewska | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Zoe Ambrozewska

Some people collect postcards or shot glasses, others keep a journal or write songs, and some people will get a tattoo to commemorate the time they have spent away. A tattoo is a perfect way to remember your life-changing travel adventure forever, but it's important to follow a few guidelines to keep your inking experience a positive one.

5 Questions You Need To Ask Before Volunteering Abroad

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK
Georgina Wilson-Powell

No matter how old you are, spending time working abroad and helping a local community or environment, is always worth doing. But how do you make sure you get the most of out of the trip and ensure the projects you're working on make a real difference?

MY Favourite Eats Around The Yucatan Peninsula

Cassie Pearse | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cassie Pearse

This post has been published on The Huffington Post's blogging platform. The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and should not be taken as those of The Huffington Post. The Huffington Post does not allow bloggers to acquire products, access or accommodation for review in the site's name.

How To Book Best Price Airline Tickets!

Frank Brehany | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Frank Brehany

This 'golden' digital age exposes consumers to a plethora of articles and commentary, which 'offer' advices on how to get the best from booking an airline ticket or how to get that low price for your journey. Some of those consumer advices and simple Internet searches will provide a mind-boggling return of search results, backed by the gloss of dynamic websites

Two's Company: Travelling In A Couple

Zoe Ambrozewska | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Ambrozewska

This Valentine's Day, my second with my current partner, it felt appropriate to look back on a year of shared travel trials and tribulations. We have had the opportunity to travel to some amazing places as a couple, with some big ups and downs, but hopefully you can learn something from our experiences!

Finding Fun For Kids In Merida, Mexico

Cassie Pearse | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Parents
Cassie Pearse

Actually, come to think of it, maybe it isn't them who has an eternal quest for good playgrounds, but their dad and me, well, maybe just me. I am completely obsessed with trying to find the best play options for them.

Top Sustainable Travel Experiences for 2017

Black Tomato | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Sustainability is here to stay. It's been one of the biggest travel trends in recent times, and the UN has even declared 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. Galvanized, an increasing number of hotels, restaurants and destinations are taking action to help make tourism better for everyone. So, with sustainable travel firmly in mind, we've sorted the eco-wheat from the chaff to showcase some of the best sustainable experiences across the world right now.

Eight Reasons To Travel Off-Season

Clair Kelly | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Clair Kelly

By waiting until the quieter periods to travel, you can ensure that places relying mainly on tourism have a more even spread of income. Particularly if you are the type that likes to buy local, this will help the people so that their business is not concentrated on the busy months. You can buy a coffee in a local café and be helping the owners. Win-win

How To Explore Yosemite National Park In Winter Time

Selene Nelson | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

This January I visited Yosemite for the first time, and it just so happened that my stay coincided with the worst snowstorm in recent years. I wanted to see snow in Yosemite, and I certainly got it. With the cold spell expected to last for a while, here's how to get the best out of Yosemite during winter.

Three Reasons To Add A Road Trip Through The Canadian Rocky Mountains To Your Bucket List (Just In Case It Wasn't There Already...

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

The beauty of the rugged, crisp terrain is matched only by the warmth of Albertan locals. Whether you're into outdoor activities, wildlife, good food or luxing out, the region is sure to satisfy.

10 Real-Life Adventures You Could Have On Your Next Holiday

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We all look forward to a holiday; a chance to refresh our batteries, step away from work and our daily routine and spend quality time with those we're...

Iceland Isn't In Space But It's The Closest You'll Ever Come To Walking On The Moon

Susan Devaney | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Devaney

Upon landing, I was met with acres and acres of sprawling desolate land. It was cragged, fractured - but solid in it's base. It looked to the naked eye like it had won a long, hard fought duel with nature's unpredictability.

Ways To Make Your Holiday More Sustainable

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Wilson-Powell

2017 has been dubbed the year of sustainable tourism and development by the UN's World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). No longer a quirky aside or limited to the odd off-grid eco-lodge, going green when going abroad is where it's at.

Lessons On Travelling With Kids

Natasha Batsford | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Parents
Natasha Batsford

Over the last four years, we have crossed the globe seven times as a family. I know a lot of travellers who will scoff at that, but personally, I'm very impressed with us.