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My favourite road trips in the UK and Europe

Summer is the season for road trips! In this post, I’m going to share some of my favourite road trips with you guys so you can be ready to explore on four wheels. If you’re planning a road trip, #TyreKnowledge is power. But it’s crucial that you check your vehicle before you and your family get onto the open road. TyrePlus has created a super-informative ebook which taught me a lot about the importance of tyre safety. It makes sense that tyres are so important- after all, they’re the only part of the car that actually makes contact with the road. You’ll need to check your tyre tread, pressure, and any signs of aging. Keep an eye on your valves, and if in doubt, get your tyres checked before you go anywhere. Once you’ve checked your car, you’re ready to get on the road. Here are my favourite road trips…

Planning a Milestone Holiday: A Guide

There are occasions in our life which call for an out-of-the-ordinary celebration. Whether this is hitting a certain age, retiring, or a honeymoon, one way which is gaining in popularity to mark the event is to travel with those closest to you to create lifelong memories. The world is a vast place, so whatever way you want to celebrate, be it beach break, urban exploration or embracing nature, there’s a destination to make it a trip you’ll never forget. How do you plan the perfect milestone holiday? Below are three ways to ensure you stay on track and organise something everyone will love. Where to Stay A milestone holiday calls for luxury accommodation; somewhere you can call home for the duration of the trip, and somewhere you can truly relax. While 5-star hotels may be your first thought, if you are travelling with a large group, it can be challenging…

5 Incredible Honeymoon Destinations

If you’re in the stages of planning your honeymoon – congratulations! A honeymoon is a special time when a newly married couple can relax after all the planning and chaos of a wedding. It’s a time to reconnect, spend some quality time together and bond with your life partner. If you’re planning where to go for your honeymoon, you might find yourself a little overwhelmed: there are so many great places around the world, it can be hard figuring out where to start. I’ve made this list of 5 incredible honeymoon destinations to get you motivated. My criteria were that each place have some incredible natural beauty, locations where you can relax and enjoy this time as newly weds, and some fun activities to ensure that it is an exciting honeymoon. Here are my top 5 honeymoon destinations around the world: 1. The Maldives This collection of islands is the…

Planning a trip? Check out these top destinations

If you’re planning a trip, you may wondering where to go. It’s a big world out there, with many different destinations to visit. Here are some of the top places to consider: Bosnia and Herzegovina If you’re looking for a destination that’s a little different, Bosnia is the way to go. This incredible country is packed with incredible sights, delicious food, and interesting people. And best of all, it won’t break the bank. People are beginning to realise how incredible Bosnia is though, so get there before it’s packed with tour buses. United States Sure, politically the US isn’t doing so well. But there are still many amazing places to visit in the US, and the country is incredibly diverse, both in terms of scenery, and in terms of people. Head to San Diego and take the kids, eat deep dish pizza in Chicago, explore the museums in Washington D.C,…

The 4 Best UK Cities for Student Nightlife

While all students will want to select the best cities for their education, degree course, and facilities, many will also take the standard of nightlife into account when making their decision. With so many fantastic cities to choose from, you might be undecided on the best university destination for your needs. If you need a little help making up your mind, here are the four best UK cities for student nightlife. Newcastle, England Top of your list should be Newcastle. It’s home to two fantastic universities: Newcastle University and Northumbria University. In fact, in a 2017 study by Which? reported the northeast city came out on top for the second year in a row. In addition to exceptional university facilities and stylish student accommodation, Newcastle offers sleek bars, atmospheric clubs (Bijoux and Tup Tup Palace), and exciting restaurants, with many offering superb student discounts if you have an NUS card.…

Top 5 Adventurous Holidays to Go On This Year

With summer starting, you might already have a few great adventures already planned. If you’re a little slow to plan, or maybe considering what you could do for the autumn or winter, then here’s a little inspiration for some great adventurous holidays you can go on for this year. Whether you want to plan something a little outside the box you can do with your family, just with your partner, or with a group of friends. Here are my top 5 suggestions for adventurous holidays: 1. A Walking Holiday It might not sound super adventurous, but it is whatever you make it. One of the reasons I love walking holidays is because it’s really inclusive: you can talk all family members with you, so long as they’re fit and able to keep up with walking. You can choose different journeys based on your fitness level, the length of vacation you…

Five of the best destinations for your next girls holiday

No matter what your idea of a holiday is, it’s hard to deny that a full girls-only vacation can be a great way to relax and spend some time with your closest friends – as long as you pick the right destination. With the help of travel comparison experts, Compare and Choose, we’ve rounded up the five best destinations for your next girls holiday. Amsterdam Despite its reputation, theres far more to Amsterdam than legal drugs and prostitution! Beautiful countryside and fantastic historical buildings mix together perfectly with the over-the-top nightlife and the well-known red light district, making it a city that can cater to any kind of holiday! Whether you’re there to party 24/7 or looking for a relaxing week of coffee and cycling, Amsterdam is not only able to provide the perfect holiday, but it can offer something new no matter where in the world you’re coming from!…

Seaside Sensations in Sunny Mexico

In order to make the most out of your trip to Mexico, it’s best to head to the coast. This article maps out some of the things to look forward to if you’re heading to Mexico’s incredibly beautiful and remarkably affordable coastline, whether for a solo adventure or for a long-awaited trip away with the girls. All-Inclusive Bonanzas If you’re headed to the Mexican coast, the chances are you’re going to one of the resort centers which are located on sprawling white beaches with crystal clear waters. Whether you’re a thrill-seeking water sports junkie or someone who’s packed your beach clothes for every day of the week you’ll be sunning yourself on the beach loungers, booking into an all-inclusive hotel will keep those margaritas and mojitos headed your way with no stress about the additional costs. Romance in the Air If you’re taking your significant other away on a holiday…

Here’s why you should prioritise travel this year

These days, millennials in particular are increasingly making travel a priority. You’ve probably heard all about how many millennials have accepted that they won’t be able to own their own homes, and have instead resolved to spend their money on experiences instead of things. However, it’s not just millennials that are prioritising travel- people from all generations are increasingly realising that life is too short to focus solely on material things. Here are a few reasons why you should prioritise travel this year: It’s cheaper than you think When you constantly see advertisements for five-star resorts and peak-season flights, it’s easy to assume travel is only for the uber-wealthy. But it’s possible to have an incredible trip without breaking the bank- especially if you do some planning in advance. Thinking about taking a road trip? Rent a car with Webjet. Want to do a group tour? There are tons of…

Things to Do in Mykonos

Mykonos is a Greek island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea, known for its lively summer atmosphere and beautiful sandy beaches. This party island attracts thousands of people each year who visit for the music, massive dance clubs, beautiful bars, and the world-renowned DJs who come to play sets. In addition to the party vibe, Mykonos is an island steeped in history, with many an iconic landmark dating back as early as the 16th century. We think that Mykonos is a great place to visit not just because of the party atmosphere but because of all its history too; it is a gem of a Greek island and you would be foolish to miss out. If you are thinking of booking villas in Mykonos for your gang this summer, check out some of these gorgeous villas in Mykonos by BlueVillas! #1: Explore the Old Town Chora (the main…

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