With a big trip planned for later in the year – three years after I did interrail in Europe – I’m looking forward to trying new things and discovering some adventure in the US. With this on the horizon, it’s time to think about how to travel and if you travel regularly, how to keep it fresh and exciting.View Post
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Do you love entertaining yourself while driving? It’s almost obvious that everyone needs company when travelling long and even boring distances to get to their chosen destination, especially when travelling on their own (like I did when I went interrailing).View Post
As we age, how we travel is likely to change. Sometimes as you get older or travel with the elderly, you realise there are a few extra concerns when it comes to planning a trip that’s safe and fun, at home or abroad. Here’s a look at how travelling changes as you get older and how you can help yourself, or those around you, enjoy the experience whilst staying healthy (see my guide on eating healthy whilst travelling here).View Post
Road trips can be an energising experience and give you a fantastic chance to see and explore new places. However, long road trips can also take a strain as you’ve got to concentrate on safe driving and can be on the road for many hours at a time, perhaps feeling tired and hungry, even disillusioned with travelling. For any big trip, even interrailing, you have to put the effort in to overcome these challenges in order to make your time comfortable and ultimately rewarding.View Post
When you travel in the way I do, space is limited, to say the least. It means that you really cannot afford to be carrying things you do not really need. However, you have to get the balance right. If you are not careful, you can end up having no choice but to wear the same things day in day out. That is OK, but you soon start to feel scruffy. Even well-laundered clothes start to look worn. It is not a lot of fun going to a party and feeling underdressed. Fortunately, there is a lot you can do…View Post