- 14 Oct, 2016
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Last month, it was announced that London Heathrow is set to become the World’s first Dementia Friendly Airport. This will mean all 76,000 staff will be trained to help passengers with what is referred to as a ‘Hidden Disability’, mainly dementia.
What is dementia?
The term dementia refers to symptoms experienced as a result of disease to the brain. It can present itself in several ways, the most common being memory loss, and difficulties with communicating and problem solving.
The effects of dementia can range from the person becoming frustrated and confused by seemingly normal day to day activities, to having to rely on a loved one or carer to look after them when they can no longer do said activities, or even remember who they are. Read More
- 29 Sep, 2016
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With so many beauty spots and hidden gems dotted around the UK, it’s easy to see why the appeal for a staycation is on the rise! Even as we edge into Autumn, Newquay remains the UK’s favourite holiday destination. Whether you like to set up camp out in the elements, or rent a quaint cottage on a clifftop, we’ll tell you why venturing to the most western part of the UK will give you a holiday experience that rivals those in the rest of Europe. Read More
- 23 Aug, 2016
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As we approach the end of the summer holiday season, it’s only natural to want to reflect back on the fun we’ve had and memories we’ve created. We are visual creatures and we clearly love a pretty photo, so what’s the bet we’d be right to guess that your social media news feeds have been awash with pre, mid and post holiday brags?!
“Look, I’m on holiday!”
Last month, we sent out the below Bingo card and asked our followers how many of them they are guilty of taking and posting. Read More
- 12 Jul, 2016
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One of the biggest changes Britain could face after last month’s referendum decision to Brexit the EU is the cost of our annual holidays soaring. We could see the cost of flights and currency exchange rates rocket due to the declining pound value which may mean Britain sees the rise of the staycation; that we opt to holiday here, rather than venture overseas.
It wouldn’t be a bad choice – The UK is home to hundreds of hidden beauty spots, glittering coastlines and romantic hideouts, suitable for all types of trip.
Let’s take a look at our 10 most favourite UK staycation locations that rival our overseas counterparts… Read More
- 22 Jun, 2016
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If you’ve booked flights in the last, well, few years, you’ll know that on top of the cost of your flight, many airlines now charge you to check a bag into the hold – my recent experience with a budget airline saw the cost of a 20kg bag cost £50 EACH WAY!!
Yes I know, the fares are cheap on budget flights for a reason (Oh my, do I know!) but whacking on an extra £100 surely negates the whole “budget” thing, doesn’t it?! Read More