A guide to Amsterdam and just beyond

  • 25 Nov, 2015
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A guide to Amsterdam and just beyond

Canal houses in Amsterdam

The capital city of the Netherlands has become a thriving tourist hotspot and attracts tourists from all corners of the globe, around 5 million each year in fact! It’s hard to name a capital city in Europe that can compete with Amsterdam’s diversity; in just 20 minutes you can walk from Europe’s epicentre of ‘Naughtiness’, The Red Light District, to Vondelpark and find yourself in 120 acres of beautiful vegetation, winding paths and large ponds. In this short guide of the city we look at where to stay, things to do and the best times of year to visit. Enjoy!

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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