LGBTQ+, Transgender: How to change your passport

  • 26 Mar, 2018
  • Lauren Perry
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LGBTQ+ Transgender how to change the gender on your passport

To celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility, we’ve put together a step by step guide to help you change the gender marked on your British passport.

We began our journey by sending out a survey to LGBTQ+, transgender and transsexual groups to see what hurdles they came up against and what advice they have. 88% of those surveyed said it was definitely worth changing your passport and would recommend it to someone else.

Transgender survey response: Would you recommend changing your passport?

First, let’s answer some questions about changing your passport in the UK.

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Doing 72 hours in New York the right way

  • 20 Oct, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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72 hours in New York

Okay so what would you do with 72 hours in New York? With so many activities, sights and parks, not to mention the food and shopping available to you, it can seem rather hectic to cram in as much as everyone tells you “you have to do!”

I must admit, this was me; all of the bright lights of Time Square, the endless shopping opportunities and gastronomical food? How about all of the traffic you hear about and the ferry to catch to explore Ellis Island? It certainly seemed a daunting task, but I was up for the challenge. Read More


21 phrases to master in different languages!

  • 19 Sep, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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Make your trip a little easier by mastering these key phrases in another language!

When you go abroad, it’s always useful to know a little of the local language, don’t you think? Even if it’s just being able to say hello, goodbye, knowing your P&Qs or being able to order a drink, it makes you feel a little more polite than just expecting the locals to know English.

Given this, we thought it’d be helpful to bring you the 21 most useful phrases to learn before your next trip! Read More


Tried and Tested: Packing Hacks Worth the Hype

  • 22 Jun, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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We’re a well travelled bunch in the APS team as you’d expect; Over the years we’ve all read the packing hacks blogs, all telling us the same hacks over and over again.

While these are great and sometimes useful, which ones are really worth trying? Our team have been busy putting some of them to the test as they pack for their own trips to bring you a list of the ones we think are worth trying and those that are maybe best left to the blogs that mean well. Read More


Top 10 travel destinations for 2017

  • 13 Jan, 2017
  • Will Davies
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Popular travel destinations for 2017
Looking for some travel inspiration for the year ahead? You’re in the right place.

Take a look at the top 10 travel destinations for 2017 below …

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