Panda Day

They’re cuddly, full of mischief and ready to play always.  Panda Day grew out of the recognised need to help protect these beautiful bears.  Although at the moment, you can’t visit the breeding centres in China – hopefully in a few months, very soon travel will open up again.

Coronavirus

You can’t miss this – it’s all over the news channels and all anyone seems to be talking about online. Update 23 March – It’s best to keep an eye on the news in this rapidly changing situation. How is this affecting the travel industry and what are we doing about it?  It’s affecting us…

Today’s travel news – 10 March

Updates on everything that affects travel Coronavirus – the UK government keep updating their website.  Check here for the latest updates or check the entry for the country you’re visiting Coronavirus – again the NHS update their website daily The Paris Marathon due to take place on 5 April has been cancelled. Thailand’s Full Moon…

Coronavirus – some facts, ready for your holiday

There a lot of myths and rumours about this.  It is a serious issue, but there are a lot of questions being asked and some extreme reactions which aren’t necessary. Can I still travel on holiday?  Yes, of course you can.  The Foreign Office has issued some travel advisories, which you can see on this…

Holidays for solo travellers

Holidaying alone?  According to Conde Nast Traveller, 75% of Brits have travelled alone or are considering doing so.    Choose your destination carefully – the right place can be wonderful, the wrong place can make for a lonely trip. Cities can be good to mingle and meet people.  Look at cities like New York, Stockholm and…

Penguin Awareness Day

Today is Penguin Awareness Day, who doesn’t love these cute creatures. However where can you go and see them in their natural habitat?

What is a touring holiday?

Sounds a strange question – but there are lots of different types of tours.  The common theme is that you move on every day or every few days and enjoy lots of different experiences.  Escorted and coach – here you join a tour at the start of the journey and have a guide or tour…

New York offers

Some great offers for the Big Apple – our Destination of the Week – call or message for more dates, hotels and deals

Holidays for disabled travellers

Travelling with limited mobility can be a challenge, but not something that should stop you doing anything.  Definitely more planning required but a holiday with a wheelchair or other mobility aids is possible. Planning and research is essential to make sure you get accessible bathrooms, hotels with lifts and wheelchair accessibility and attractions that work…

Slow Travel

We’ve all experienced some kind of annoyingly slow travel at times – ever been on the A303 past Stonehenge?  However Slow Travel is becoming a trend in travel, with deliberate slowing down of the journeys you take.  No traffic jams, no rail delays – just enjoyment of the journey itself. Lots of ways to enjoy…

Best museums in the World

For many people – sangria and sunbeds make the perfect holiday.  For others, museums are an essential part of the trip. The Musee d’Orsay in Paris is full of beautiful impressionist art in a beautiful building.  Its a former railway station, so there is plenty of space and light. The National 9/11 Memorial in New…

7 top tips to make your next flight more comfortable

Whether you’re a frequent flyer or about to take your first flight – there are always questions and sometimes nerves about your journey. My tips – The best thing is to be prepared.  There are several things you can do in advance to ensure your flight will be comfortable. Firstly wear loose fitting clothing.  No…