A no-nonsense guide to Chicago

With its iconic architecture, wide-open streets, rowdy sports bars, delicious fast-food joints, and abundance of pretty parks, Chicago is an American city that’s easy to love. Those visiting the city of big shoulders in winter months can spend their time skating below the city’s lofty skyscrapers, dipping between cosy dives bars or shopping the Magnificent Mile. And if you're in town when the city thaws out, you’re spoilt for choice for things to do. You could catch a gig in...

Summer staycations with a difference

Going on a summer holiday doesn’t have to mean airports, security checks and the stress of trying not to forget your passport. The UK staycation is becoming more and more popular with families and couples alike, and if our summer continues the way it is, then there really is no need to jet off for some decent weather. Whether you’re keen to head up North to Scotland, or go south for some Cornish air, here’s our round up of six,...

5 of the best holiday destinations to travel solo

Travelling solo can be quite daunting for some people. Women often worry about their safety whilst others like to be around people and fear going on holiday on your own will be a little lonely. Despite what you read in the mainstream news, the majority of tourist destinations are safe - even for females travelling solo. You also find great people everywhere too so unless you go out of your way to avid people, you’ll not be short of great...

Essential camping checklist for every trip

When planning a camping trip, the excitement and adrenaline can make you forget essentials that you simply can’t do without. This is where an essential checklist comes in handy, to ensure you don’t forget anything important. Create a ‘must-bring’ checklist you can refer to while packing and before setting off.   Essential checklist for a successful camping trip 1.Shelter and beddings It’s not really camping unless you have a tent and some kind of bedding. As a basic essential it’s...

5 ways to share your travel photos

A lot of people love travelling and they also love to take photos of the sceneries of the places where they have been. When they return from their vacations, they go through all the photos on their cameras and wonder what they can do with these photos. Since you have taken those photos, why not share it with others and contribute something from your trip? Otherwise, it will be useless to just keep them on your camera storage card. The...

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