• 5 Essentials To Pack In Your Carry On

    5 Essentials To Pack In Your Carry On

    When it comes to packing for your next trip, the age-old debate of luggage versus carry-on may arise. What goes into which bag and how much can be packed? Finding a way to pack everything may be challenging, and the urge to pack the overflow into your carry-on may arise – do not do it! You need to plan ahead and be strategic in your approach to packing. To assist you, we have a list of must-pack items to add to your carry-on. 1. Water bottles Most airlines have restricted the consumption of food and drink while flying. However, we recommend investing in a collapsible water bottle that can easily…

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    5 tips for going on a Cruise

    It is time to shake things up and try something completely new for your next family holiday. While a lot of potential holiday options exist, a cruise can bring together so many different elements that one singular holiday destination cannot offer. So, to help you take on the seas, we have a few tips for taking your first cruise holiday. 1. Trust the professionals When it comes to ensuring that you are going on a safe, well-organized holiday, always seek out the assistance of a travel agent. This will ensure that you are able to do everything that you want to do, have an idea of additional costs that you…

  • How To Travel With Your Pet - 6 Tips

    How To Travel With Your Pet – 6 Tips

    The assumption that traveling with pets is something that we need to change. Traveling with your pet is no different than traveling with other members of your family – they need to stay hydrated, entertained, and safe throughout the journey. Depending on where you are headed, it could be as simple as planning your car ride accordingly or preparing them for a quick flight. Regardless of how you choose to travel, you need to plan this properly to make sure that both you and your pet reach your destination safely and with the least stress possible. 1. Do not make assumptions When it comes to traveling, do not assume that…

  • How to stay safe while traveling

    How to stay safe while traveling

    The world is full of so many threats. At present, we are battling a global pandemic that requires its own set of safety guidelines, while pre-existing threats such as theft remain a cause for concern. Now, when it comes to traveling, we need to consider all these concerns and find ways to address them to ensure our safety. Here are our top tips for staying safe while traveling. 1. Research The first thing that you need to do is research your destination. Look at the crime stats as well as the COVID-19 infection rate. If the figures are alarming, then you may want to re-think your travel plans. This is…

  • 5 Tips for choosing a House Sitter

    5 Tips for choosing a House Sitter

    Deciding to go on your next family holiday can be exciting but managing the admin that goes along with this can be tricky. To start with, you need to choose someone trustworthy to look after your home and pets. Depending on how you are going to be away, as well as the tasks required daily, you will need to make sure that you’re giving unrestricted access to your home to a reliable person. To help ensure the safety of your home while you are away, we have a few tips for selecting the best person to look after your treasured belongings. 1. Live-in or not? The first factor that needs…

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    Top International Destinations for Hiking

    For some travellers, the primary catalyst for visiting other countries is to explore the diverse wilderness. From epic, multi-day treks to the tiniest footpaths, one of the best ways to forge a connection with a place is by exploring its wilderness on foot. Fortunately for hiking enthusiasts, it’s one of the few activities that hasn’t been ruined by the coronavirus. Whether you’re into scaling monolithic mountains, delving deep into untouched jungle, exploring remote villages, or visiting cultural heritage sites, this article is bound to provide some inspiration for your next adventure. Peru Spanning across a remarkable 6 countries, the Andes Mountain Range plays host to some of the most challenging…

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    Top Activities to Try in Amsterdam

    Amsterdam is a popular choice for many tourists, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s relatively safe, it’s full of culture, art, friendly people, and the scale of the city itself is one that encourages you to feel welcome and at ease. Bustling, overdeveloped cities such as New York and London tend to leave you feeling dwarfed and vulnerable – an ant among giants. Amsterdam is unique in that it has much to offer without being overwhelming or overstated. A visit to this unique and exciting destination is a rare and wonderful opportunity – one that should not be wasted. Delve deeper into this article to find out how…

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    The Best Alternatives to Air Travel

    As a global society, we have become overly reliant on air travel. We have gotten used to the idea that buying an air ticket gives us the ability to be halfway across the world within a matter of hours. While this is miraculous and convenient, it also comes with its fair share of stresses and downsides. Air travel is rapidly increasing the amount of greenhouse gasses in our atmosphere which contributes heavily to climate change. It is also a costly method of travel which makes it largely inaccessible to a significant portion of the population. While other means of long-distance transport are slower, they tend to be cheaper and less…

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    How Solo Travel Can Enrich Your Life

    Venturing out into the big, wide world all by yourself can be terrifying, especially for those who have never set foot outside their home countries. However, it is one of the best ways to broaden your horizons (literally) and learn important things about yourself. While family holidays have their place, every young adult should endeavour to travel alone at least once in their lives, should the opportunity be available. Indulge Your Fantasies One of the foremost perks of solo travel is the ability to be entirely selfish in your decisions. Trips taken with friends or family are generally strictly planned well in advance to ensure all-round satisfaction. When it’s just…

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    Hacks for Making Air Travel Less Stressful

    Let’s face it, nobody enjoys being cramped into a tiny, non-reclining seat amongst a hundred strangers who are just as uncomfortable as you. Whether you’re catching a short, domestic flight or embarking on a long journey with multiple layovers, preparation is key. While the prospect of arriving at your destination is always exciting, the flight itself is usually far from pleasant. Fortunately, there are a few simple and inexpensive ways to ensure that your journey is as comfortable and easy as possibleat any age. A few hours of pre-trip preparation can go a long way toward making that dreaded flight easier on the nerves. Bring Earplugs We’ve all been there…