Category Archives: Travel Tips

5 top tips for planning a Northern Lights holiday

Northern Lights over the Ersfjord in Tromsø. Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen/

Aurora Borealis. Speak to anyone and the Northern Lights is definitely on the list of top things to experience.

This spellbinding, natural light display appears when high speed solar particles collide with atoms and molecules in the earth’s atmosphere, resulting in vivid bursts of … Read More

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5 Top Tips for the Perfect Travel Wardrobe

I’m thrilled to welcome Sylvie Morton, founder of In One Clothing, as guest blogger this week. In One Clothing is a fabulous range of multiway clothing that’s perfect for travelling light.

Sylvie shares with us her 5 top tips when shopping for the perfect travel wardrobe:

Synthetic Fabrics

Stick to synthetic fabrics such … Read More

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5 Holiday Planning Tips for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee 2012

The emblem is the winning design following a national competition for children aged between 6 and 14. It was designed by 10-year-old Katherine Dewar, from Chester.


It may seem a long way off, but it would be wise to start planning NOW for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday week.

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How Steve Jobs changed the way I travel

By Ching Lee

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died yesterday. It’s natural to reflect on how his innovations have changed our lives and I certainly have been reflecting on how he has changed the way I travel.

Yes, I know it’s only my view, but the iPhone was, and still is, the coolest phone around. It … Read More

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Make Holidays Greener Week 2-9 July 2011: Travel Tips for Things to Pack

Take a refillable water bottle with you

One of the best purchases I ever made for travelling were refillable water bottles for the whole family and I’ve been raving about them ever since.

Why do I think refillable bottles are a good idea?

Safe alternative to plastic

Both bottles are made from BPA-free stainless steel … Read More

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