10 must have travel apps

1. Expedia iOS and Android (free) A fantastic all round travel app for the free-wheelin' globe trotter, Expedia helps you search and book flights and hotels across the planet, as well as helping you plan and arrange your travel itinerary. In addition, users can find cheap deals on over 205,000 hotels. Handy. Image:Expedia  2. Localipedia [...]

Alternative Ideas For A Classier Hen Party

Hen dos have generally got quite a bad reputation for being parties of drunk women marauding through the streets of some unfortunate city dressed as schoolgirls or nuns, usually ending the night passed out in a heap or vomiting on their shoes. However, they don’t have to take such a messy turn, and there are plenty of [...]

Travel Essentials: Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush

Ok, so you might get away with forgetting your toothbrush but there are some holiday essentials that you need for a happy, safe break away. So grab a pen and paper and copy this handy checklist for a stress free sojourn: Passport If you’re planning on heading off abroad then your passport really is essential. Check that [...]

Top 5 Tempting Winter Sun Getaways

Tomorrow is officially the first day of Autumn! So, if like me you’re sitting here wondering how we managed to be duped out of yet another British summer – why not consider some winter sun instead? Many people are making the wise decision to take a winter sun holiday and top up their diminishing supplies [...]

Who’s Your Perfect Travel Companion?

When it comes to holidays, who you go with can be just as important as where you go. Consider your travel companion carefully, as the wrong choice can mean the difference between a great trip and a dreadful one. Different trips tend to lend themselves to different people, and matching the perfect travel companion to [...]

Which Orlando Theme Parks to Hit

Florida is an ideal holiday destination for the whole family. Sunshine, beaches, world-class theme parks, American hospitality, and much more besides. And those lucky enough to be heading off to Orlando are sure to find themselves overwhelmed by the acres upon acres of fun theme parks that await them. Hitting the Florida theme parks doesn’t come cheap [...]

Top Five Air Travel Tips

Air travel can be an uncomfortable experience, and at times can feel like a bit of a test of endurance. Whether you’re flying short-haul with a low-cost airline, or preparing to endure a seemingly endless long haul flight to the other side of the world, there are some things that you can do to make your [...]

Top 5 Olympic Inspired Holidays

Many of us are still buzzing from the Olympics, having backed athletes and been glued to our televisions for 3 weeks solid. Following that we’ve now got the Paralympics to keep us occupied as we cling onto this great British sporting summer! Play homage to London 2012 by visiting one of these wonderful destinations. Ready, [...]

Girls in Barcelona

Barcelona is an amazing destination for a girly weekend. And with flight times of less than two hours from the UK, you can be there before you’ve had chance to finish reading Cosmo. The sunny Spanish climate makes Barcelona perfect for a girls only trip at any time of year, but what to do when [...]