• Tips & Tricks

    Top 10….Plane Journey Distractions

    To me there is something about being on the move that makes me feel perfectly content. I’m teased by many companion for my happy smile and infectious travel spirit and nowhere does this appear more than when I am nestled in an aeroplane seat, flying off to my next adventure. My most frequent companion however, is not blessed with the same joyful carefree mood when they take flight for a faraway place. Anxious to the point of gripping the seat arms whenever there is a bump in the cloud and the need to drown out the sound of the engine at take-off mean that throughout our journeys together have been…

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    Top 10… Reasons to visit the Guiness Storehouse in Dublin

    The Guiness Storehouse and factory is the most popular attraction on the green isle of Ireland. With over a 1,000,000 visitors passing through the gates of this inclusive experience, we decided to investigate for ourselves and find out what is in the heart of the brand that have been providing the world with pints of the black stuff for almost 250 years. 1. The buildings at the storehouse are all originals. Walking up to the famous black gates with the Victorian factory buildings and warehouses around you, you can imagine the bustling cobbled streets busy with workers and the smoking chimneys of the factories billowing malty aromas around the plant.…

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    Top 10…Things to see in Winchester

    Winchester is a City you always hear good things about from others. After many conversations and comments heard about this pretty place, my curiosity overtook me and I decided to make my way over and find out what all the fuss was about. Just an hour and a half from London or for me, a pleasant train ride along the South Coast lead me to my destination and I found myself among a few other tourists all trying to find our way to the town centre. Fortunately as long as you go down hill from the station, you can’t really go wrong. The Westergate with its square structure and archway,…

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    Top 10…things to do in New York City

    New York City is an adventure to be sure. For those not used to a busy pace of life, NYC is like a crash course in the in’s and out’s of the business world.  The list to do here is endless and everyone will have their personal priorities. I was lucky enough to get two looks at New York on my last trip to the States and they couldn’t have been more different. With New York being my initial and last location of the trip, it could be said that I got the perfect glance at this much loved destination. It has to be said my first taste of New York…

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    Top 10…ways to make it feel like Summer every day

    Cocktails – Mixing up a favourite holiday cocktail will spark those memories of balmy holiday nights past and give that drink an extra twist by adding a cocktail umbrella and cherries. Sounds cheesy but its sure to give you that holiday feeling. Duvet day – Having a lay-in is one of those guilty pleasures we get to indulge in on a break away. Grab a travel mag and spend some ‘you’ time exploring the world from the comfort of your own bed. Sunshine Top-up – You might feel like hibernating the whole winter away, but we do get some crisp, sunny days too. So when you notice the sun peaking…