Mile High Meet And Seat

For me, one of the most exciting things about air travel is not knowing who you’ll be sat next to for the duration of your mile-high hike. Perhaps I’m in the minority, but I think there’s something poetic about those chance encounters with interesting characters – you never know what unexpected friendships you’ll forge during [...]

Tips for upgrading to business class

Have you ever been on an excruciatingly long-haul flight and looked longingly towards the front of the cabin where those business class folk recline in luxury? Perhaps enjoying their soft, padded, leather-bound, luxury seats whilst being waited upon by immaculately turned out, smiley flight attendants? You may have thought to yourself, that they’re lucky they [...]

In-Flight Cuisine to look forward to!

This heading is a statement that you're unlikely to hear very often, so when a fellow traveller regales tales of in-flight cuisine that is actually palatable, you should really stand up and take notice! The arrival of food on a flight often comes as a source of entertainment in itself, along with the usual feelings [...]

Space Tourism – Book your flights now!

Tenerife, Sharm el Sheikh, The Moon, Kavos, Benidorm, Mars… yes one day all these ‘holiday destinations' could be a reality! Soon, space travel will be a viable option for everyone and Virgin Galactic is offering anyone with a sizeable sum of money the chance to book their tickets now. Southern New Mexico’s Jordana Del Muerto [...]

Toxic Tours In Chernobyl

The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. An explosion and resulting fire released huge quantities of radioactive contamination into the atmosphere, which spread over much of Western USSR and Europe. What is Chernobyl Stalking? In recent years, the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone [...]

Survival Holidays – Amazon Rainforest Survival

Sitting on a warm beach and sipping an ice cool cocktail out of a coconut might sound like the perfect holiday to 90% of us, but there are ‘holidays’ you can take which literally strip back all of the comforts you might usually look for and yet still offer a rewarding experience. ‘Survival holidays’ are ideal for [...]

Shining a light on ‘Glamping’

Thinking back to my childhood holidays earlier with a wry giggle – I wonder how many people of a certain age can remember that timeless classic, the UK camping holiday? Many of us will have spent a wet and windy weekend somewhere in the wilds; the cold, rain and soggy socks not enough [...]

Try something different this year: Edutourism

You work for 224 days a year, often saving up your precious holiday entitlement just so you can escape from the rat race and jet off to somewhere exotic and inspiring. If the generic beach break holiday package just doesn’t cut it for you anymore, and you want to come home with more than just sunburn and [...]

Mobile Roaming, Mobile Moaning…

Mobile phones are increasingly integrated into our everyday lives. So much so that many of us don’t realise how close the bond is until we become separated from our little friends by fate or misfortune. We seem quite happy to tie ourselves to lengthy contracts with never ending usage tariffs and to be fair there [...]

Top Last Minute Valentine’s Getaway’s

With Valentine’s Day almost upon us, many of you will be looking for last minute gifts for your partner. Whilst a trip abroad at this time of year seems out of the question – it really needn’t break the bank, and imagine the look on their face when you surprise the one you love with [...]