Campervan Scotland
Covid travel restrictions has turned 2020 into the year of staycations and has subsequently witnessed the biggest uptake in the hiring and purchasing of campervans, caravans, and motorhomes – especially in Scotland. With its vast remoteness, its accessibility, and its award-winning landscapes, Scotland is one of the most ideal countries for campervan-based holidays in the world. By James McKean As much...
Backpacking over 40
Backpacking at 40, 50 and beyond doesn't necessarily mean staying in hostels and surviving on $10 a day. Though it can do if you want it to! However, for a new breed of 'flashpackers' in their 40s and beyond, financial freedom means they can add a few luxuries to their trip. By Bev Cleary They used to say that life ‘begins...
It is an issue that divides travellers. Do passengers have a right to bring their own food onto a plane, especially on a long-distance flight, or is it rude and inconsiderate to fellow passengers and cabin crew to stink the aircraft out with fast food?   By James McKean Airline food, across the board, doesn’t exactly have the best reputation;...
When spending thousands on a vacation to Florida's theme parks, you want everything to be stress free. But for some big and tall tourists, whether they will be able to fit onto the rollercoasters they have saved all year to ride is front and centre of their minds. What help is out there to address concerns before visitors arrive...
The travel and tourism industries will be changed forever by the coronavirus pandemic with less focus on major tourist destinations, Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky has stated. Some might argue that Chesky is eyeing an opportunity here - to expand AirBnB bookings in new markets. But as far as Chesky is concerned, tourism and travel has been forever changed by the coronavirus...
Wanting to visit Edinburgh, but can't because of lockdown restrictions? Fear not, there are several ways you can visit Scotland's capital from the comfort of your own armchair.. By Bev Cleary Stuck in ‘lockdown’ wishing you had already made that trip to the second most visited city in the UK as you had always planned? Don’t worry, you can still enjoy the...
Travel need not just be about the 'sights' of a country. For blind travellers, there are certainly obstacles to overcome, but with a little planning, a wonderful sensory holiday experience is not only possibility, it is a reality for many blind travellers and adventurers! By Jordan Hambleton Whenever we think of travel, we think about the places we’ve always wanted to...