Photography Part 2 – These Tips Will Make You a Better Adventure Photographer

Following the first installment of our travel photography series, this segment discusses all things adventure. Whether ‘adventure’ photography to you is capturing white water rafting and bungee jumping, or more sedentary (but still thrilling!) activities like safaris, that exact moment can vanish within the blink of an eye. So how can you prepare? Here are tips from photographers that are familiar with this predicament.

Photography Part 1 – These Tips Will Make You a Better Cityscape Photographer

Cities are a wonder to explore. Stumbling across a quirky shopfront, interesting architecture or cultural goings-on are all charming facets of city photography. But a problem in this kind of photography often arises – how do you take images that aren’t carbon copies of thousands before? Think Times Square, Las Ramblas and Champs-Élysées and you will know what we mean! Below are tips from photographers on how to achieve a more nuanced ‘take’ on cities.

Our Pick of the Best Airport Hotels in the World

The prospect of having to stay in an airport hotel often doesn’t exactly elicit exclamations of joy. But sometimes it is unavoidable – whether it is to minimise jet lag, have international business meetings, or for reasons outside of your own control, i.e. a flight delay or cancellation. Whatever your circumstance, can help you.

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for Travel Lovers

The keenly-awaited John Lewis advert has been released, lights are twinkling brightly above town centres, and surely Love Actually will be aired in the not-so-distant future; all these are signs that herald the inescapable commencement of the Christmas season. Like it or loathe it, keen partaker or begrudging bystander, we have assembled a comprehensive gift guide for the travel lover.

10 of the strangest flight delays

Many of us have experienced the heart-sinking disappointment of the airport tannoy announcing our flight is delayed. More often than not the cause of the hold-up is fairly run of the mill; caused by bad weather or cabin crew illness. But sometimes planes and their passengers are kept waiting for far more elaborate reasons.

Duty Free: What Will Really Save You Money

Everyone loves a good browse in the duty free shops while waiting to board a flight; however we have looked into the items that will give you some big savings and those that won’t even save you a penny.

Best Budget Travel Bloggers To Follow

Whether you’re dreaming of quitting your office job to go on a backpacking adventure, or just want advice on how to go on as many low-cost holidays as possible throughout the year, there’s inspiration for everyone from our ‘10 best budget travel bloggers’.

10 Airport Stereotypes: Who To Look Out For

Although we all love to travel, the journey to our final destination can take its toll on our stress levels. We have selected some of the most common airport folks and how much they may or may not raise your stress levels.

Seat SOS: How To Guarantee A Comfy Journey

Do you dread getting on the plane to find you are in the worst seat ever; right next to the toilets, directly under a TV screen, or in the very last row? Well read our Seat SOS guide to ensure you have the best seat in the house…well plane!

Snacks On A Plane: The Healthy Selection

It’s hard to resist the temptation of splurging out on sweets and chocolate when you arrive at the shops at the airport, especially when you have little ones that you know will need some snacks on the flight. So instead, treat yourself and the kids to some healthy but delicious snacks, that are fun to make at home and won’t break the bank.

7 Packing Tips and a Downloadable Packing Check List

We’re created a few packing tips and a free printable packing check-list to make sure you don’t overpack or underpack! ‘Will I need my hair dryer?’, ‘Should I bring 10 pairs of shoes?’, ‘Is five pairs of shorts a bit excessive?’. We’ve all been there so follow our tips to ensure you don’t have any problems!

8 Tips for Planning a Group Holiday

Whether it’s a girl’s group holiday or a lad’s holiday, the thought of planning a group holiday altogether can be a daunting task. Hopefully you’ll always have one member in the group who likes to be the organised one and does it all for you so you don’t have to worry about a thing. But what happens when no one wants to be the organiser and you might have to take control? We’ll take you through a plan to help you overcome the fear of planning a group holiday.

How to Plan the Perfect Holiday

The summer is approaching and the longer you wait to plan the perfect holiday, the harder it will be. According to a study, British holidaymakers spend an average of 30 hours preparing for a holiday abroad, the equivalent of four working days! Planning a holiday can be an exciting time to some, but a stressful time for others. We’ve created a list of tips to help take the stress out of planning a holiday and make it enjoyable!

Best Family Travel Bloggers To Follow

Travelling on holiday with children can be challenging at times, especially when you constantly hear “Are we nearly there yet?” but with our top family travel bloggers, this can be made easy. Whether you’re looking for tips on a family adventure, luxury holidays, city breaks or all-inclusive resorts, we have all the information you’ll need.

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

The festive season is upon us and what better way to get in the mood than to visit some of Europe’s best Christmas markets. Stroll around the cute Christmas stalls, and enjoy the Glühwein and Bratwurst Sausages. Large or small, here are 10 of Europe’s best.

Desmond’s Top Ski Resorts in Europe

Whilst many are mourning the loss of summer, many of us are excited for the ski season to begin! If you’re looking for the best skiing destinations to visit this winter then look no further. Desmond has compiled a list in the table below of his favourite ski destinations across Europe.

Travel Outfits: What To Wear On A Plane

When the bags are packed, passports ready, online check-in is done and tickets are printed there’s only one thing left to think about… what to wear for the flight. Most people just go with comfort which is great especially if you are on a long-haul flight but we have found the truly best items to wear on a plane.

10 Best Winter Sun Destinations

So the British winter has well and truly set in (did it ever leave?) which means there’s only one thing left to do, escape to the sunshine! We’ve found 10 of the best winter sun destinations so you can top up on that much needed vitamin D and get that summer glow. From short-haul to long-haul destinations, we’ve got it covered.

Best UK Holiday Destinations: Yorkshire

Yorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom and is full of historic culture and memories. The famous emblem of the White Rose is widely recognised in England due to its link to the Royal House of York. We’ve taken a look at some places that are definitely worth a visit when you are next holidaying in Yorkshire.

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