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How to maximize enjoyment of a museum

June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is nothing worse than visiting a museum when a) a school trip has rocked up at the same time, b) it’s boiling hot, or c) when it’s simply packed. You might be seriously looking...

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A weekend in Manchester

May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are wanting a change of scene from London for the weekend, then the obvious answer is Manchester. The only sensible way to get to Manchester from London is by train – it takes...

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A weekend in Glasgow

May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

In many ways Glasgow is a bit of an underrated city. Admittedly, first impressions can be a bit bleak – compared with the dazzling architecture and grandeur of Edinburgh, Glasgow can seem a bit grim...

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Weekend minibreak to Copenhagen

May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Contrary to Shakespeare’s assertion (in Hamlet) that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, this land of tall, blond, calm, and confident people seem to have it all. Denmark is a beautiful country and...

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My favourite short trip and why

April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It goes to prove that you don’t have to travel too far from home to find somewhere that suits your needs down to the ground. I found that exact theory to be true when I...

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How to spend your birthday abroad

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy birthday to you! Whether you enjoy celebrating your birthday, or whether it’s just another day, when you’d prefer not to focus on the fact you’re a year older, spending your special day out of...

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My biggest travel mistakes

April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Travel is not without it’s problems, believe me, I know. If anyone could trip up over thin air, miss the most well advertised flight, or fall down a hole that wasn’t there for anyone else,...

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Helping your Mum catch the travel bug

February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s a wonderful thing to have your mum understand your travelling, and enjoy it with you also. Seeing sights together really is something to behold, and you will have memories and photographs to cherish. Despite...

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How to plan a home visit without going crazy

January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you’ve been away from home for a considerable length of time, and I’m talking a year or so here, planning a visit home can be full of pitfalls. Overbooking yourself, trying to cram too...

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How to make the most of Christmas away from home

December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just because you’re not at home, surrounded by extended family, doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate and enjoy Christmas in the same way. Of course, logistics might mean there are a few differences, but celebrating can...

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