• Travel

    15 Ways to Save For Your Next Holiday

    Are you dreaming of your next getaway but feeling held back by financial constraints? Fret not! With some strategic planning and commitment, you can make your dream holiday a reality without breaking the bank. Saving for a trip requires discipline and foresight, but the reward of experiencing new destinations and creating cherished memories is undoubtedly worth the effort. Here are 15 practical ways to save for your next holiday Set Clear Goals Determine the destination, duration, and estimated cost of your trip. Having specific goals will help you stay motivated and focused on saving. Create a Budget Track your income and expenses to identify areas where you can cut back…

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    Nurturing Your Mental Health in Colder Months

    Winter, with its shorter days and colder nights, can be a challenging season for mental well-being. The lack of sunlight and the tendency to remain indoors can sometimes lead to feelings of sadness, lethargy, or even seasonal affective disorder (SAD). But with some proactive steps, winter can be a time of rejuvenation and self-care. Here are some winter wellness tips and tricks to boost your mental wellness during the winter season. Embrace the Power of Light During Winter There are two ways to get more light during the winter period – with natural sunlight where you can take advantage of daylight. Even a brief walk outside or sitting near a…

  • 10 Ways British People Refer To Hot Weather

    10 Ways British People Refer To Hot Weather (Is This You?)

    Seeing as we Brits just love to chat about the weather (or complain about it), I thought it would be fun to outline ten different ways British people in the UK refer to hot weather.  The Met Office has forecasted more sunny spells this coming week, which could see temperatures even higher than the ones we enjoyed last Bank Holiday weekend.  You’re probably going to hear quite a few of these expressions over the course of next week… but let me know in the comments which one catch yourself saying the most! “I like it hot, but not this hot”  Come rain or shine, Brits just never seem to be fully content…

  • The Best Dog-Friendly Beaches In The UK

    10 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches In The UK

    Looking for dog-friendly beaches in the UK? Over the past few weeks, beaches across the country have made headlines after they imposed bans on dogs visiting.  While this is fairly common during the spring and summer period, especially in holiday hot spots such as Devon and Cornwall, councils have argued in other areas of the UK that the ban is to keep people safe from various health hazards.  So which beaches in the UK can you and your four-legged friend visit this summer?  The research team at tails.com have analysed Instagram hashtag data to determine the best dog-friendly beaches in the UK to visit, if you’re looking for inspiration this bank holiday…

  • Unique Accommodations In Costa Brava & Girona Pyrenees

    Discover 5 Unique Accommodations In Costa Brava & Girona Pyrenees

    Beyond the beautiful landscapes and stunning beaches, the captivating region of Costa Brava & Girona Pyrenees offers a collection of unique accommodations. Whether it’s perched on a cliff, nestled in a forest, or embracing the beauty of sustainable living, these remarkable stays will leave a long-lasting impression…  Hotel el Far is nothing short of a fairy-tale. This charming hotel sits perched on a steep cliff, providing spectacular beach views of Tamariu, Llafranc and Calella de Palafrugell. The nine bedrooms are decorated in an elegant nautical style and are designed to mimic the lighthouse next door.  Small Boutique Hotel in Costa Brava | El Far Hotel For those adventure seeking guests, Cabanyes entre valls offers…

  • How To Choose The Right Boat For Your Holiday

    How To Choose The Right Boat For Your Holiday

    One of the most frequently asked questions we are asked is  ‘what sort of boat should I charter for my holiday’? Choosing a charter yacht can feel like a minefield, with thousands of different options available, and it’s a highly personal thing. We always suggest an initial consultation with your broker to discuss exactly what you want to get out of your holiday, and we then work back from there to find the ideal yacht to suit your group’s size, plans, and budget Here are four boats to consider for your holiday – a sailing boat, catamaran, motor boat and gulet. Each as spectacular as the last and it is…

  • Rent A Boat In Amsterdam and Explore The Canals

    Rent A Boat In Amsterdam and Explore The Canals

    Rent a boat in Amsterdam Amsterdam’s attractive boat-filled canals twist beneath stone bridges and past gabled townhouses, hiding cobbled lanes filled with fashionable boutiques, galleries and a thriving restaurant scene. Rent a private boat from Amsterdam Noord, Centrum or Oost to fully explore the watery veins of the city by sloop, private canal boat rental, or an eco-friendly electric motorboat. Serious boaters can arrive (or depart) Amsterdam’s canal laced centre without ever leaving the water, sailing the River Vecht from Utrecht or the lengthy scenery of the North Sea Canal as trade ships from all over the world would once have done during Amsterdam’s Golden Age. Hiring A Boat In…

  • Cuba,  Travel

    Where To Go In Cuba: 7 Cities You Need To Visit

    Cuba is a fascinating and diverse country with a rich cultural heritage, stunning natural beauty and a vibrant atmosphere. This island nation is home to a variety of cities, each with its own unique charm and attractions. Here are some of the must-visit cities in Cuba that you should add to your travel itinerary. Havana Havana, the capital of Cuba, is a vibrant and colourful city that is a true treasure trove of cultural, historical and natural attractions. This city is known for its beautiful colonial architecture, vintage cars, lively streets, and delicious food. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway or a family holiday, Havana offers something for everyone.…

  • Cuba,  Travel

    Things To Do In Havana, Cuba

    Havana, the capital city of Cuba, is a vibrant and lively place that boasts of a rich history, stunning architecture, and a unique culture. Whether you’re an art lover, a history buff, or just looking for a fun-filled vacation, Havana has something to offer for everyone. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the must-visit places and things to do in Havana, Cuba. Read more: Cuba Bucket List: The Ultimate Top 10 Travel Experiences 1. Explore the Old Havana Old Havana, also known as Habana Vieja, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is home to some of the city’s most important landmarks, museums, and historical…

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    Lifestyle,  Travel

    The History Behind The Pittsburgh Salad

    Well-known to all Pittsburgh natives is the infamous Pittsburgh Salad. But what exactly does a Pittsburgh salad consist of? Well, it’s your typical layered salad of lettuce, vegetables, meats, cheeses, and salad dressing. But there’s one big difference to this salad and it’s the french fries that are also included. Whether they be curly, waffle, or however you prefer your fries the warmth, salt, and texture of the fries bring an entirely new layer to your traditional salad. While, it’s not exactly known how the Pittsburgh salad came about it, it’s believed to be have been from a customer at Jerry’s Curb Service who ordered a steak sandwich without a…