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  • The origins of Halloween

    The origins of Halloween

    The first record of what we now know as Halloween dates back to the ancient Celts, who called it “Samhain”. The ancient civilisation would don their scariest outfits to ward off spirits. They did this in preparation for their new year, which began on November 1st, when they believed the cold dark winter to begin.…

  • Autumn traditions from around the world

    Autumn traditions from around the world

    Autumn is here and we all have our own traditions, be it the first pumpkin spice latte of the season, or the ceremonial Changing of the Coats. But what about the rest of the world? What do they do when the leaves start to fall from the tree and the nights get darker? Let’s find…

  • Wish you were here: Who’s still sending postcards in 2023?

    Wish you were here: Who’s still sending postcards in 2023?

    With most people now owning a mobile phone or a laptop, long gone are the days of needing anything more than an internet connection to get in touch with your family or friends. But for those who grew up with postcards being as big a part of international travel as passports, foreign currency and travel…

  • Sustainable micro-habits to use on holiday

    Sustainable micro-habits to use on holiday

    Want to enjoy your holidays while limiting your environmental impact?  If so, here are some sustainable micro-habits you could try before and during your next trip. These are small, easy and practical actions to reduce your carbon footprint and support local communities.  Before you go: You can take a few simple steps before you even…

  • 6 inspiring destinations to visit this autumn

    6 inspiring destinations to visit this autumn

    Autumn is a beautiful time to travel. You can enjoy the beauty of nature, the crisp air, and the lower prices. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, a cultural adventure, or a scenic exploration, there are plenty of destinations to choose from.  Get inspired with some of the best places to visit in autumn,…

  • Family Road Trip Tips

    Family Road Trip Tips

    Getting away with the family is a great experience, and can make memories that last a lifetime. If you’re hitting the road, check out our top tips before you get the kids and the luggage loaded up.

  • Keep your pets and plants happy and healthy while you’re away

    Keep your pets and plants happy and healthy while you’re away

    Most of us like to have some familiar things with us when we go on a trip. However, travelling with your pets is not always easy, and travelling with a plant is even harder. So, how can you ensure they are well looked after when you’re not home? Taking care of your pets According to…

  • How to avoid the most common travel scams of 2023/2024

    How to avoid the most common travel scams of 2023/2024

    We’ve analysed hundreds of posts on Reddit subforums about travel, in order to discover the most frequently discussed scams you need to be aware of. Reddit has long been a place to find useful  travel tips, with over 8 million subscribers on the r/travel subreddit alone. You can also find real value in exchanging your…

  • Top 10 low emission flight routes in Europe

    Top 10 low emission flight routes in Europe

    Do you want to reduce your carbon footprint while enjoying some of the most beautiful destinations in Europe? We’re sharing the top ten low-emission flight routes between the UK and Europe. These flights have been calculated to emit less CO2 than the average European flight, based on data from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). 1.…

  • Go Solo: 6 Tips for Epic Adventures!

    Go Solo: 6 Tips for Epic Adventures!

    Heading off on a solo journey is like discovering a secret passage to the most amazing adventure of your life. No travel buddies to coordinate with, no compromises – just you and the world.  Are you ready to embrace the thrills of travelling alone? Take our top tips with you when you go! 1 –…