New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centres. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theatre is staged in neon-lit Times Square. If you are visiting NYC, here are 10 things not to miss whilst here.
Do you love the thought of going on holiday but as your trip gets closer you begin to feel anxious about the thought of a flight? Maybe 1 in 4 people have some degree of nervousness when taking a flight so you are not alone. There are lots of things that make us nervous such as public speaking, what to wear to an event, noises on an aeroplane etc. Here are our 10 top tips to help combat nervousness so your flight is more enjoyable.
Once upon a time a holiday to European beach resort was a big deal. Places such as the Middle East, South America, Asia and even Australia and America were unthinkable unless you were super rich. Nowadays these kinds of holidays are commonplace.
We often write about the best places to visit in exotic locations including incredible world heritage sites, popular American tourist spots, attractions in Australia and the best hotels around the world and often overlook the incredible places we have right on our doorstep in the UK. So, we’ve put that right with our top 10 tourist attractions in the UK.
There are over 1100 world heritage sites across the globe with over 30 in the UK alone. Italy is the country with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites with 48 which considering its size is some feet. From Mount Etna to Venice and its lagoon there are plenty of great places to visit in Italy but sadly none of them feature on our list of 5 incredible world heritage sites.
If you are getting restless and thinking of getting away in the next few months or need to travel for business but haven’t booked anything you will find the prices you see on flight comparison websites are getting dearer and dearer. Don’t worry, get in touch with us with your travel plans and we will save you money on hotels and last minute flights this summer to long haul destinations across the globe.
Chicago is a great city. Often referred to as The Windy City, it is one of the biggest cities in America located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Illinois. The name ‘Windy City’ is often suggested as being down to the gusts of wind that come off the massive Lake Michigan but many believe it is in fact attributed to the hot air bellowed by Chicago politicians aimed at New York to attract the World’s Fair to the city. However it came about The Windy City is its most common nickname.
Australia is a vast country (the 6th largest in the world) and although it is the most populated country in Oceania it is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. The interior of the country often referred to as the outback is mostly uninhabited and 90% of the population live in a handful of cities which are nearly all located on the beautiful coastal areas of the country.
When flying long distances, the last thing you want when touching down is a long wait to get your luggage and an even longer transfer to your hotel or accommodation. Some airports that share their name with their city namesakes are unfortunately located so travel takes time and it feels like an eternity before you can kick off your shoes and get settled at your final destination.
Flying to an exotic destination is exciting for everyone but long-haul flights can be stressful for parents with young children. Keeping a child entertained for 12+ hours in a confined space can be challenging but these tips may give you some ideas for making flying with your children less stressful.