2016 Travel Trends pt 3 – Even more amazing destinations!

  • 02 May, 2016
  • Alice Fowler
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Oh yes, there’s more! The final part of our travel trends series  based on the findings from the ABTA brings you the last few destinations that everyone is talking about. It’s about time to get booking those flights!


Peruvian Farmers Market

Average flight time from Heathrow: Under 13 hours direct to Lima.

You’ve got to go in: May – September is an ideal time to go as the weather is dry and you will be able to enjoy most of the attractions that have pulled you to Peru. Read More

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

  • 14 Apr, 2016
  • Franki Napolitano
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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
  • Franki Napolitano
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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
  • Franki Napolitano
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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

Flying with Diabetes

  • 08 Mar, 2016
  • Franki Napolitano

flying with diabetes

It is estimated that 3.5 million people in Britain have been diagnosed with Diabetes, with 10% of adults being Type 1. Of the 31,500 children that have been diagnosed, 95.1% of them are also Type 1.

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

When the body is no longer able to produce insulin because the insulin producing cells in the body have been destroyed.

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

This occurs when the insulin that’s produced in the body doesn’t work correctly, or when insulin producing cells are unable to create enough insulin.

Flying with Diabetes

As we know, when it comes to hand luggage, security in UK Airports is pretty strict; no liquids over 100ml, restrictions on the size of your bag and of course, no sharp objects!

So what happens when you come to fly but happen to have Diabetes for which you may need a high glucose drink or an injection of insulin? Are airports willing to let you take your 150ml can of Coke and your glucose monitor through security without question? Read More