Flying after a stroke – The hidden challenges

  • 26 May, 2016

May is Stroke Awareness month and after writing articles about flying with Autism, Diabetes, Sensory Impairments and Claustrophobia, we thought it would be a great idea to shed some light on the hidden challenges that some stroke survivors encounter at airports and when flying. You’ll also hear from stroke survivors and their experiences of flying after a stroke. For the following article, we teamed up with Different Strokes, who provide active peer support for young stroke survivors and families.

Flying after a stroke

Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the UK and there are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Every year in the UK there are 152,000 new cases and at least one in four happens to somebody of working age or younger. Read More

The perfect post exam getaways!

  • 13 May, 2016
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A post exam blowout has become somewhat of a rite of passage for many youngsters, and it’s certainly a trend that isn’t going anywhere soon!

From dancing until the sun rises in one of Ibiza’s biggest nightclubs, to taking an awakening and cultural, totes amazing Gap Year across Burma, it seems every want, need and short lived passion has been covered. Read More

2016 Travel Trends – Why these destinations deserve a visit! Pt. 2

  • 14 Apr, 2016
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At the beginning of April, we brought you 2016 Travel Trends Pt.1 and we promised you more – don’t worry, we know just how patiently you have been waiting for the highly anticipated second instalment. So without further ado, shall we jump straight into Pt. 2 of our three part miniseries? Read More

2016 Travel Trends – Why these destinations deserve a visit! Pt. 1

  • 04 Apr, 2016
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So now that the 4 day Easter Weekend is a distant memory, isn’t it about time we started thinking about our summer getaways and winter sun breaks?!

With new flight routes and airlines continuously added to the World’s airports, jetting off around the world has never been easier. 

In their 2016 Travel Trends report, The ABTA have highlighted 12 top destinations to visit this year, so we thought we’d bring you a mini spotlight series to showcase why these places deserve a stamp in your passport! Read More

Adventure holidays for the over 55s

  • 21 Mar, 2016
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Adventure holidays for over 55s

According to the ABTA, one of the biggest travel trends for 2016 are adventure holidays for the over 55s.

Last year, 6% (1) of over 55s that went away opted for an adventure or sports based trip, with this year looking to be the same, if not higher. Read More