It’s not difficult to plan and book independent travel these days. As long as you have internet access, there’s a world of holiday options at your fingertips. But you need to spend time researching your trip to make sure that it all works out as you’d like it to. Here are my top tips for
“The world may be small, but it still can’t come to you, so get out there” runs one cruise line’s slogan. But if you’re feeling all at sea when faced with the cruise options, let’s navigate through choppy waters and find out how to choose a cruise. It’ll soon be plain sailing… Do I pick
As we roll further into May, thoughts of summer vacations start to grow in our minds and we begin to look forward to our well-earned breaks away from the day-to-day routines. However, for many of us there is still a niggling problem associated with the summer trip abroad – money. While no one will question
The want and need to go on holiday is just as prevalent in those with lung cancer, as those without. Like anyone else, you should be able to enjoy a break away with friends and family, just make sure you take into consideration these points before you book anything. Speak To Your Doctor Your doctor
As a person with diabetes, there is absolutely no reason why you should not travel to long haul destinations. However, long journeys will require a bit of careful planning and forward thinking to minimise the risk of any health issues. Here are some of the main issues you should keep in mind when travelling with
Jetting off on holiday is a great way to escape the winter blues. However, nothing spoils that after-holiday glow more quickly than coming home to find that you’ve been burgled. Improve the security of your home and put your mind at rest during your trip by following these simple steps. Hide the signs Nothing
Using the Internet to book your holiday offers a way to surf for the perfect break at a time that is convenient to you. However, there are various things that you do need to bear in mind when virtually organising your trip, not least because you’re parting with your hard-earned cash. Package or Independent Travel?
One of the great things about getting a little older is that you have more time for travel. Whether you’re retired or winding down your working life, opportunities to visit those places you’ve always wanted to see become more frequent. Of course, you have to fund this globe-trotting, so ways to save money are always
Travelling with arthritis needn’t be difficult. Make sure you’re prepared for your holiday with our top tips. Arthritis and other types of musculoskeletal pain affect around ten million people in the United Kingdom. Contrary to popular belief, joint pain is not confined to the over-sixties. Around fifteen thousand arthritis sufferers are aged under eighteen. Despite
Travelling for business or pleasure? Here’s how to avoid common germs and bugs, and what to pack in your hand luggage to help you arrive refreshed and healthy. It doesn’t matter whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, there is one thing all travellers have in common: a fear of being ill. Catching cold
As thousands prepare to jet off to Spain this summer, the country is revealed as the worst destination for holiday food poisoning. Here are some top tips to prevent you falling ill. Sunny Spain evokes mouth-watering images of sangria, paella and tapas. But is food poising also on the menu this summer? A recent survey
Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT can be a serious complication of travelling on long-haul flights. Find out the best ways to prevent the development of blood clots here. Deep Vein Thrombosis, which is often referred to as DVT, is the formation of a blood clot in your vein, often in the legs, which causes blood
It is estimated that 42 million pieces of luggage are lost globally each month. If you are one of the unlucky ones, what action should you take? It’s a holidaymaker’s nightmare. You’ve carefully chosen and packed your belongings, only for your suitcase to fail to make an appearance when you arrive at your destination. If
We discuss the importance of planning your medication schedule before you travel across time zones. Many passengers are able to enjoy travelling, even when they have existing medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes or epilepsy. As long as your doctor has confirmed that you’re safe to take your trip and you’ve taken precautions
You’ve booked the flights, chosen a great hotel with a sprawling pool and a stunning view, packed the sun tan lotion and a few good books. You only have a few days left at work and all you can think about is getting away from it all and enjoying a few weeks in the sun.