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...
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;...
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...
Geotagging Environment
Is Geotagging on Instagram causing long-lasting environmental to natural beauty spots? Many would say 'yes', and some tourist boards are even going as far as to running campaigns on social media to discourage tagging. By Sam Roberts Instagram has had a significant impact on the travel industry since 2014. I have been lucky to have travelled worldwide. And I have seen...
Eating restaurant alone
Going to a restaurant is a pleasant experience and one that many people enjoy as a group but why do so many people struggle with going to a restaurant on their own? By Phil Taylor Restaurants can be off-putting places for solo travellers and diners. Surrounded by couples and families, many dread the question, 'table for one?'. With two for one meals...
Visting London on the cheap
London is renowned as an expensive city to travel. From pricey pints to costly cabs, a visit to the capital can be an ongoing assault on your wallet. But it does not have to be this way. Visiting London on the cheap - it is possible! By Sam Roberts I love London – not because it is my home city –...