Staycations in the UK: The Greener Way to Holiday

According to The Telegraph Online, more and more Brits are now vacationing at home, despite the improving economy. What started off as an affordable alternative to jetting off for sun, sea and sand in warmer climes during the recession, has now become something that many British families are choosing to do. The growing trend for busy working parents or career couples is to take short breaks closer to home instead of going for week long breaks in exotic destinations. It seems that the quirky ‘staycation’ Read more [...]

Your Utah Hiking Trip: Pointers for Packing for Any Season

When you are planning a hiking trip in Utah, one of the most important things you have to consider is the gear that you will pack. If you pack the wrong equipment, this can affect your enjoyment of the hike, so it's always best to go prepared. Here are some of the most important things to keep in mind when packing your hiking gear. Pack According to the Season The time of year that you go hiking will determine the items that you take with you. In the winter, snow can cover trails and hiking can Read more [...]

BackPacking In Style

Backpacking around the world is an incredible experience for those who love a sense of adventure. Roughing it up staying in hostels whilst experiencing the amazing intrigue of other cultures, it is something that seems almost like a rite of passage for young people. With that being the case, although backpacking lends itself to only bringing the bare minimal of gear; that does not mean that you cannot travel in style! Here are a few key pieces to bring along with you that will keep you looking trendy Read more [...]

Take A Volunteer Vacation!

If wanderlust is calling you, consider taking a volunteer vacation to South Africa. You’ll see this beautiful and interesting country from a totally different perspective, experiencing South African culture unlike any tourist. As a volunteer, you’ll work alongside community members to make a difference in the lives of children and animals who need your help. If you’ve always wanted to see wild animals up close, there are over 10 packages available that place you right on rehabilitation reserves. Read more [...]

A Skier’s Class Act: Snow Schools on Whistler Blackcomb

If you are planning a ski holiday to Whistler Blackcomb, you may be keen to brush up on your skills. If so, you will have plenty of opportunities to improve your technique through the various programs provided by the official ski school. Here is a guide to the ski school and what they have on offer so you can start planning your instruction when you arrive. Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard School There is only one school in Whistler, but it provides a huge range of classes and lessons including Read more [...]

Ironman Mont-Tremblant: Bigger and Better Than Ever

In the world of sports, few events can boast a reputation for endurance that comes close to the Ironman. This race is known across the world as one of the toughest events there is, and every year it arrives in Mont-Tremblant for one of the qualifying races for the world championship. Here's what you need to know if you want to spectate or take part in the race. Overview of the Ironman The Ironman is a race that is held in locations all over the world and is organized by the World Triathlon Corporation Read more [...]

Not for the Faint of Heart: Skiing Corbet’s Couloir in Jackson Hole

If you’re a professional skier, one of the toughest things for you is finding a slope that challenges you. Well, look no further than the Corbet’s Couloir at Jackson Hole. It’s More Than Just Steep Yes, it’s a steep drop, but getting in to the Couloir can be challenging in and of itself. If you’re not comfortable with “drop ins,” then you’re not going to like this. You literally have to scoot down an uneven terrain or jump into the slope to get going. And, once you’re in, the Read more [...]

Luxury Hotels with Budget Prices

Dubai, United Arab Emirates is a city that focuses on attracting visitors. It boasts one of the most expensive and amazing-looking hotels in the world with a self-proclaimed seven stars, as well as many other resorts and hotels that are not cheap. However, the city is a fun place to visit, and there are five-starDubai hotels that offer affordable prices. When to Visit Dubai As with most vacation destinations, the weather plays a big part in the travel industry in Dubai. From May through September, Read more [...]

How to Make your Partner Feel Loved While You Are Travelling

When you travel, whether your work frequently takes you far from home or you are undertaking a bucket list backpacking, it can be difficult spending so much time apart from your partner. While you can talk, text or Skype, when you spend so much time apart, it can be hard to feel really connected. Here are some ways to reconnect across the miles and make your partner feel loved while you are travelling. Set Reminders on their Phone The age of the love letter is not dead, it has just undergone a Read more [...]

Things to include on your holiday checklist

Holidays. The very word might put a smile on your face. Being able to snatch a week or two away from the stresses and strains of everyday life can help you to relax and unwind, and it provides you with a chance to see the world. However, if you’re to get the very most from your vacations, some careful planning is required. Before your next adventure, it’s worth taking a look at the following checklist. Choose the perfect accommodation It’s difficult to enjoy even the very best holiday destinations Read more [...]