Holidays & Travel

Visiting London from Plymouth for the First Time: What Do You Need to Know?

Authored by Mike Page

London is one of the most exciting cities in the world, and it makes a great day trip or weekend break from Plymouth. If you plan on driving, it’s approximately 4.5 hours to get from Plymouth to the heart of the city, while the train is approximately 3.5 hours, dependant on whether you choose to go direct or make a change. If you have never been before, you may be overwhelmed at the idea of...

The Best Countryside Breaks in the UK

Authored by Sarah Parker

If you long to breathe in crisp air, absorb exquisite rural landscapes and enjoy a walking trail or two, you should consider taking a trip to the British countryside.

Thankfully, there are numerous options to choose from if you want to enjoy a much-needed escape with your loved ones. If you are looking for rolling hills, charming pubs and a chance to reconnect with nature, here is a...

Awesome travel destinations for the autumn

Authored by Sarah Parker

Although summer has now passed, you may already be planning another holiday for the remaining part of the year. For many people, autumn is actually the best time to go as prices are cheaper, resorts are a bit quieter, and the weather is still warm in many places. Jetting off on an autumn jaunt therefore makes perfect sense and can be a real pick-me-up heading into Christmas.

Of course...

Holiday hotspots charging over the odds for sun cream

Authored by Mary

Some of the sunniest destinations in Europe are charging far more for sun scream than vendors in the UK – resulting in many British holidaymakers paying over the odds to stay protected. A poll commissioned by online travel agent Holiday Hypermarket has revealed the scale of the problem. Among the key findings were:

  • 25% of Brits don’t take any sun lotion at all when travelling
  • ...

Simple ways to deal with delays on summer holiday flights

Authored by Sarah Parker

You have been planning your summer holiday for the past year, ever since you were unhappy with spending your break time in the UK instead of getting out and about in a world that seems to be growing smaller by the year. This year, you had planned on flying with EasyJet from Plymouth to Malta and had even booked flights early with the discount you were offered. However, you’ve heard that there...

The big summer getaway begins with record numbers taking to the skies

Authored by Mary

With schools now broken up for summer, the next few days will see the peak of the summer for flights with NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services, expecting to handle well over 8,000 flights per day.

2018 was the busiest summer on record for air traffic in Europe with peaks of 37,000 flights a day and 2019 is expected to be even busier.

This summer has...

Tips to Consider in Planning a Short Break

Authored by Sarah Parker

You don't always get the chance to relax or bond with your family. You're busy with work, and you barely have enough time to sleep at night. Therefore, if there's an upcoming break, you need to make the most of it. Make sure that you go elsewhere with the people you love and have a remarkable trip. Before you get excited, these are some tips to help you as you plan.

Ask your kids...

Most popular series of Love Island ever causes huge surge in Majorca holidays and sales of merch

Authored by News Desk

Hit ITV show, Love Island, may be influencing more than just our love lives - as new data has shown that it’s also influencing our wallets. Data released today from online deals site, Wowcher , has revealed a 73% year-on-year increase in the number of units sold of Love Island inspired merchandise, along with a 32% spike in trips to Majorca.

As viewers of the show have increased, so...

Top Reasons Why Spending Quality Time with Your Family Is a Great Thing to Do

Authored by Mike Page

An average employee is only required to work for an average of forty hours a week. However, many people have two or even three jobs at the same time. Some people choose to work more than the required limit of hours because of high financial needs. The effects of working long hours can significantly affect your physical health causing you to fall ill more often. You also are inclined to feel...

Pioneering app transforms way people experience the history of Florence

Authored by Mary

The incredible history of Renaissance Florence can be explored through the eyes of characters who lived in the city hundreds of years ago thanks to a pioneering new app.

Hidden Florence is written by an international team of leading historians and voiced by professional actors. By linking unconventional tours of Florence to the everyday lives of Renaissance Florentines, the app brings...