The Ultimate Whistle-Stop Guide to Japan: Where, What, and Why!

  • 23 Nov, 2015
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The Ultimate Whistle-Stop Guide to Japan: Where, What, and Why!

Japan

So you wanna go to Japan? It’s an incredible country, rich in culture with some beautiful towns, cities and scenery. Having spent a year living there, I thought I’d put together this whistle-stop list of areas you should consider going to!

A few things before I begin, if you are flying from Europe do be prepared for the long flight.  If you fly direct you are looking at around 12 hours, and if you make a stop your total travelling time can be anywhere from 18-24 hours! These top tips on how to survive long haul flights may help you cope with the journey.

Secondly, the time of year you choose to go is also important. Here’s a quick summary of what to expect!

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“A Day out on the Slopes”

  • 14 Nov, 2015
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“A Day out on the Slopes”

skiing

Do you like the idea of a skiing trip, but not too sure what to expect?  We spoke to Alex, an experienced and well-travelled Skier and Snowboarder, who brings you “A Day Out On The Slopes”…
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How to survive those dreaded long haul flights

  • 12 Nov, 2015
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How to survive those dreaded long haul flights

How to survive long haul flights

Whether it’s for business or pleasure, long haul flights are … well, not much fun, especially if they are frequent in your schedule. After all, spending any more than 6 hours in a (usually) cramped seat, surrounded by people you don’t know can feel like an extremely long time, but spare a thought for those who fly routes such as Dallas to Sydney, that’s almost a 17 hour flight NON STOP. If you’re planning on boarding a long haul flight anytime soon, then you’re going to need to know how to survive. We’ve put together some our best tips for you – Bon Voyage!

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12 Amazing Airport Hacks To Change How You Travel

  • 10 Nov, 2015
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12 Amazing Airport Hacks To Change How You Travel

Airport Hacks

Keep It Simple Stupid” – how often do you hear that phrase? It applies to air travel too! These tips are not difficult, or ground-breaking, but they will help to ensure a stress-free journey. Read on for 12 hacks that you should know! Read More

How to beat Claustrophobia when flying

  • 04 Nov, 2015
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How to beat Claustrophobia when flying

People walk through busy terminal Photo credit: Scott

Claustrophobia affects tens of thousands of people in the UK alone. It can cause many problems within your life, especially when it comes to flying. As part of BlogVember, we thought it would be interesting to explore this and speak to the people it affects everyday.

Claustrophobia is the fear of being enclosed or shut in a small space and not being able to get out. Sufferers are often looking for the nearest exit and will sometimes avoid busy and crowded places.This feeling can grow from a past experience and can affect people’s lives daily for many years. Sufferers can experience claustrophobia in cubicles, small rooms and crowds and often these feelings are increased when on a plane.

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