Category Archives: Travel Tips

How to bag a role as Cabin Crew

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It’s one of the most sort after roles a travel enthusiast can hope for and with thousands of men and women competing for the same roles within the same organisations how can you make yourself stand apart from the crowd?

To help you on your mission to bag that job of your dreams we spoke to some of the people in the know. We went to the very horses mouth to find out the tips they wish they were given before they set out on their mission to succeed.

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20 Beach Reads for the Summer

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You know the feeling when you get to the airport and realise you haven’t given your beach read a single thought, then you panic buy the most attractive book in the top 10 section in Manchester Airports WH Smiths, and yes, you pay a premium. Well this year we’ve got you covered, I’ve called upon some wonderful bloggers to share with you their favourite reads for the summer, so grab a notepad and take down these 20 top reads for the summer!

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Packing; the top 10 essentials you’ll need for your trip

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I’ve been asked a on a number of occasions how I travel so light when I’m on a trip, honestly? I really really don’t. It’s important to keep the number of items you take on a trip with you to a minimum, so I’ve given it my best and collated my list of the top 10 items when travelling.

1. Fitbit – yes, I’m a Fitbit addict and after over a years’ worth of ownership I swear by my fitness friend. My Fitbit tracks my steps taken/distance covered/calories burnt whilst on the road and is my number one pick for travelling. It also doubles up as a watch too!

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How to plan an unplanned trip

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This month, we travel to Asia for a 3 week trip. We land in Bangkok airport on a Saturday afternoon and we leave the same airport 3 weeks later, I have a short list of ‘if we get time I’d like to see’ but we are going with the intention of seeing where the wind takes us.

Free-styling our trip got me thinking, how many people are comfortable to travel with no concrete itinerary? So here I’ve put together my top tips of how to plan for an unplanned trip abroad.

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10 cheap places to fly in Europe

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If you, like me, base in the UK then you are fortunate enough to have the wonders of Europe right on our doorstep, whether it’s by flight, boat or train that you choose to travel to access mainland Europe you really can pay only pounds.

So, if your looking to get away this year on the cheap here’s my top pick for Europe breaks.

1. Destination: Prague, Czech Republic
Flights: from £27.49 one way from Manchester Airport

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When’s the cheapest time to book a flight?

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So, if your like me and you constantly search for cheap flights then you’ve probably done a lot of experimenting with different dates, incognito browsers, you get the gist. Well, I read somewhere this week in a Cheapair.com article that the best time to book your flights is EXACTLY 47 days before you fly

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USA; a guide to hiring a car abroad

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Our post today is from the wonderful Sylvie Hall, life-loving, health and well-being enthusiast from Leeds and is the founder of www.mycottontales.com

Sylvie hopes to travel the world and write for a living, she provided us with this wonderful article aimed to help anyone looking to hire a car abroad for the first time.

“When you start driving, it’s hard to imagine life B.C (before car) as the freedom to go anywhere, at anytime soon begins to feel like a right rather than a privilege.

So next time you go away on holiday or travelling, will you take the plunge and hire a car abroad? Having a car gives you so much auto-nomy (ha!), as you can pick somewhere completely random to explore for the day, put on your Ray Bans and go. Of course, you can always use public transport, but it’s definitely not as spontaneous or as rock star an experience as cruising around in your rental, with your music blasting and the wind in your hair.

I’ve hired a car in many countries such as Croatia, Spain, Sweden and the USA and found it so easy to do and incredibly rewarding, which is why I want to share with you my Guide To Hiring A Car Abroad.

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