New York in a nutshell!

My wife and I visited New York for seven days last year to celebrate a significant, round numbered birthday! It was an amazing week with a full day of sight-seeing every day and, although we visited ...

Summer Holiday tips for travel with the Grandkids

Travelling with grandkids is undoubtedly fun,  allows you to see the world through younger eyes, and get away with doing outrageous and age-inappropriate things with them (like climbing a tree, ...

Top 5 Travel Insurance Tips for Older Travellers

All travellers should take the precaution of buying a travel insurance policy for trips away from the UK, and it is especially sensible if you’re an older traveller.  You may be in good health, ...

Apps to keep you h – app – y while you travel!

  Most of us have got mobile phones these days, and apart from the usual functions of calling, texting, staying social, and emailing, you can also install apps (most of them free) that have all ...

Barcelona – the Jewel in the Crown of Catalonia

On a recent family holiday to the Costa Dorada, we decided to have a day out in nearby Barcelona. Barcelona is the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, and is famed for quirky art ...

Around the World in over 180 photos!

We recently held a travel photography competition, which had so many fantastic entries, that it seemed churlish to keep them all to ourselves…we were inundated with traveller’s favourite ...

Get insured for your Summer Camp adventure!

  If you’re looking for an alternative way to spend your Summer break this year, you may have booked onto a cultural exchange, or work program. or be considering the idea. If you’re ...

The Grand Chocolate Survey 2016

Way back in 2012, we carried out our very first Grand Chocolate Survey, documenting the dimensions, prices and weights of a whole host of the UK’s most popular chocolate bars and sweets. It is ...