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Does Priority Pass Give Free Meals? Find Out Here ✈

One of the ways I like to get the maximum value from my Priority Pass membership is to use airport lounges that have hot meals available. This means I don’t have to worry about buying something at the airport, or even eating on the plane. Check out this post for all the lounges in the UK that provide hot meals. Does Priority Pass Give Free Meals? As mentioned above many Priority Pass lounges do have hot meals included. Most are buffet type dishes with a selection of dishes available. These meals are free in the sense you don’t pay anything… Read More »Does Priority Pass Give Free Meals? Find Out Here ✈

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Are Drinks Free At Priority Pass? Yes and No! ✈

If you are wondering whether drinks are free at Priority Pass, the simple answer is that most drinks are free. However, there are some things to bear in mind about drinking in airport lounges. Read on for all the information you need to enjoy drinking responsibility. Are Drinks Free at Priority Pass? In most airport lounges most drinks are free and unlimited. For example, hot drinks, soft drinks, juices, wines, beers and spirits are always free to guests using the lounge. Some lounges charge for premium drinks. For many lounges, this is champagne or prosecco. In some lounges, this can… Read More »Are Drinks Free At Priority Pass? Yes and No! ✈

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Which UK Airports Have Priority Pass Lounges? Here’s A List

Here’s a list of all the UK airports that have Priority Pass lounges that members can access. You can find more details on the lounge facilities, opening times and whether they do meals in my full Priority Pass UK Lounges post Which UK Airports Have Priority Pass Lounges? Priority Pass is of course a membership scheme, rather than a lounge operator. This means that the lounges members access are operated by different companies rather than Priority Pass itself. Priority Pass Membership gives access to airport lounges at a reduced price. There are 3 different levels of membership based on your… Read More »Which UK Airports Have Priority Pass Lounges? Here’s A List

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Can You Do The Scottish Highlands By Train? Yes You Can!

If you have been wondering if you can do the Scottish Highlands by train then I have great news – you can do it easily, either yourself or as a touring holiday. Read on for everything you need to know about this great way to explore the Scottish Highlands. Can You Do The Scottish Highlands by Train? Train Journeys in the Highlands We are so lucky here in the Highlands to have some wonderful train journeys available to enjoy. I would say that every one of our railway lines are worth exploring and given we have lines going North, South,… Read More »Can You Do The Scottish Highlands By Train? Yes You Can!

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Prime Energise Hotel Review – 4 Night Half Board Stay

The Prime Energise Hotel is a fitness and wellness hotel located at the Eastern end of Monte Gordo. It has the following facilities; Check out this review based on a 4 night stay in November 2023. Prime Energise Hotel What I Loved The spacious room with a separate bedroom and two balconies. Prime Energise Hotel Professional Traveller Review I booked a junior suite package for 2 people at this hotel including half board. It was November 2023 so out of season which caused some issues. Whilst the room was good the issues with facilities and service let it down a… Read More »Prime Energise Hotel Review – 4 Night Half Board Stay

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Is Monte Gordo Worth Visiting? Yes It Is and Here’s Why

Monte Gordo is on the Eastern side of the Algarve, close to the border with Spain. It’s a popular spot with Portuguese holidaymakers, many of whom have holiday apartments in the town. Read on to decide why I think it’s worth a visit. Is Monte Gordo Worth Visiting? What Is Monte Gordo Like? Monte Gordo is a mix of hotels, apartment buildings, and residential buildings. In terms of size, it is small with only around 3,500 people living there but it can accommodate many more in the holiday accommodation. We stayed at the Prime Energise Hotel, set on the edge… Read More »Is Monte Gordo Worth Visiting? Yes It Is and Here’s Why

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I Went to Vilamoura & Discovered A Beautiful Scenic Drive

The circular scenic drive that I planned while I was on holiday in Vilamoura was the highlight of my trip. It’s one of the happy places and memories that I frequently go back to in my mind. Read on to find out what I discovered and the easy driving route you can easily do in a day from Vilamoura, or anywhere in that area of the Algarve. My Gorgeous Vilamoura Scenic Circular Drive Vilamoura was the base for a 4-day holiday that I took with a friend of mine. However, a parting of the ways after the first night saw… Read More »I Went to Vilamoura & Discovered A Beautiful Scenic Drive

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Is It Worth Going to Loch Ness? Well It Depends Really!

Wondering if it’s worth going to Loch Ness? Well, wonder no more. I am a tour guide and I have been taking people to Loch Ness for over 20 years. Let me tell you a bit about what to expect and some pros and cons to help you decide if you should visit or not. Links You Might Find Helpful:Shore Excursions from InvergordonPrivate Half-Day Car Tour to Loch Ness for Up to 3 PeopleMore Private Tour Shore Excursion Options Is It Worth Going to Loch Ness? It may surprise you to know that Loch Ness is one of 30,000 lochs… Read More »Is It Worth Going to Loch Ness? Well It Depends Really!

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Is Vilamoura Worth Visiting? Yes It Is & Here’s Why

Wondering ‘Is Vilamoura Worth Visiting?’ Yes it is! Read on for why I think Vilamoura is a great spot to stay in the Algarve and why I chose it for my stay. Is Vilamoura Worth Visiting? Many people head to Albufeira in the Algarve. It’s a very busy destination that attracts a large number of British visitors. As such there are lots of places catering to the British. They offer full English breakfasts and menus in English for example. That’s absolutely fine if that’s what you want but for me, Albufeira is a little too busy. Vilamoura is a quieter… Read More »Is Vilamoura Worth Visiting? Yes It Is & Here’s Why

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Pestana Hotel Vila Sol Review – Lovely Resort-Style Hotel

Check out my Pestana Hotel Vila Sol review based on a 3 night solo stay in 2018. The hotel cost £160 in total. What I Loved Cute little bungalow-style room with a terrace. Lovely green areas set around ponds and swimming pool. Lots of lovely trees and plants. Pestana Hotel Vila Sol Professional Traveller Review I stayed at this hotel for three nights in Vilamoura. I loved the accommodation and the lovely green areas to enjoy. The indoor swimming pool was great, the staff were super friendly. It was a lovely relaxing stay. Pestana Hotel Vila Sol Review I stayed… Read More »Pestana Hotel Vila Sol Review – Lovely Resort-Style Hotel

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Vilamoura Garden Hotel Review – A Great Value Hotel

Looking for a Vilamoura Garden Hotel review, based on a real person (me!) staying in the hotel? A 4-night stay for 2 people including breakfast and flights from the UK cost £250 in total (2018). What I Loved Lovely suite with lounge area and bedroom area, all of which was spotlessly clean. Vilamoura Garden Hotel Algarve Review Professional Traveller Review I stayed at this hotel for one night in Vilamoura. The location was great, with plenty of free parking onsite. The restaurant did a nice breakfast and the pool area was pretty and attractive. Vilamoura Garden Hotel Algarve Review I… Read More »Vilamoura Garden Hotel Review – A Great Value Hotel

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How an Argument Led to My Solo Female Holiday in the Algarve

Here’s how an argument led to my first solo female holiday in the Algarve and started my love for solo female travel. Several years ago I took a trip with a friend – an ex-partner. We had travelled together several times before and things were mostly OK. It didn’t start well but I am grateful for that argument because without it I may not have experienced the joy of solo travel. Solo Female Holiday in the Algarve – A Very Bumpy Start Previously when travelling together we had stayed in adjoining rooms. This had worked well given we both live… Read More »How an Argument Led to My Solo Female Holiday in the Algarve

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What is the Currency Used in Invergordon Scotland? It’s the £

If you are wondering ‘what is the currency used in Invergordon Scotland’ – then The currency used in Invergordon Scotland is British pounds sterling. You also have the option to pay in Euros or Dollars at some stores. Most shops and businesses take contactless payment, allowing you to use your card. Links You Might Find Helpful:Private Tour Operator Shore Excursions from InvernessPrivate Half-Day Car Tour to Loch Ness for Up to 3 PeopleMore Private Tour Shore Excursion Options What is the Currency Used in Invergordon Scotland? British pounds sterling is the currency used in Invergordon, as it is throughout the… Read More »What is the Currency Used in Invergordon Scotland? It’s the £

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Is Priority Pass Worth It? Here’s How to Work it Out ✈

Wondering whether Priority Pass is worth it? Wonder no more! Read on for this guide to help you decide if Priority Pass is worth it for you. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Priority PassUltimate Guide to Priority Pass MembershipPriority Pass Tips to Get the Most Benefit Is Priority Pass Worth It? To decide if Priority Pass is worth it for you there are a few things to consider. How Many Flights Are You Likely to Take in a Year? The first step in calculating if Priority Pass Membership is worth it is to think of how many… Read More »Is Priority Pass Worth It? Here’s How to Work it Out ✈

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Why I Nearly Said No To Visiting Shetland (Omg!)

I’m not a great traveller which is why I nearly said no to visiting Shetland when I was first offered the chance to take tours there. It may be a surprise to read that despite being a Tour Manager, and therefore paid to travel I am not a great traveller. I get travel sick, on boats, on coaches and in cars. I am also an anxious flyer, which was previously so bad that I stopped flying for many years. Getting There Travel Planning Here’s Why I Nearly Said No To Visiting Shetland I didn’t think I could cope with the… Read More »Why I Nearly Said No To Visiting Shetland (Omg!)

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Self Guided Walking Tour Invergordon – Check It Out Now

Looking for a self-guided walking tour Invergordon? I am a tour guide working with cruise ships in Invergordon. I always recommend taking some time to visit the town of Invergordon because there is plenty to see. My downloadable walking tour includes historical information, optional stops, details of what you can buy in the various shops, and suggestions for local items and gift ideas. It’s just £4.00! Self Guided Walking Tour Invergordon – Starting Point The walking route starts from the exit gate of the Port of Cromarty Firth. Just turn right at the end of the gangway when leaving the… Read More »Self Guided Walking Tour Invergordon – Check It Out Now

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Is Shetland Worth Visiting? Yes It’s Amazing and Here’s Why

Wondering ‘Is Shetland worth visiting’? Shetland is a place that gets under your skin. You will find yourself dreaming of this magical place when you leave. My guests tell me that once they get home. I can’t wait to get back and see the huge skies and seas, and marvel at the wildlife which is incredible and I’ve been 15 times, more than anywhere else I’ve ever been. Check out why I think it’s well worth a visit plus some of the important things you need to know before visiting. Is Shetland Worth Visiting? Getting to Shetland Getting to Shetland… Read More »Is Shetland Worth Visiting? Yes It’s Amazing and Here’s Why

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Is Valencia Worth Visiting? Yes It Is and Here’s Why

If you have ever wondered ‘is Valencia worth visiting?’ then wonder no more. It’s a fantastic city – read on for my review having had a lovely 4 night solo stay here. Here’s why I think it’s well worth visiting. Is Valencia Worth Visiting? Valencia is less visited than some other Spanish cities. Barcelona is one of the most popular cities to visit in Spain and I’ve been there also. I liked the fact that Valencia was not quite so busy, crowded and a little quieter. There were plenty of visitors when I went, but the majority of them were… Read More »Is Valencia Worth Visiting? Yes It Is and Here’s Why

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Premier Inn Inverness Centre Review – All You Need to Know

🛏 Lived for more than 10 years in hotels all over the world What I Liked? Great location next to the River Ness. Everything is on the doorstep. Also a great all you can eat buffet breakfast. Premier Inn Inverness Centre Professional Traveller Review This is a great hotel right beside the river. It’s ideal if you like the certainty of Premier Inn. There is very limited parking so it’s ideal if you are travelling by public transport, with the bus station and train station within easy reach. Premier Inn Inverness Centre River Ness Premier Inn Inverness Centre 19-21 Huntly… Read More »Premier Inn Inverness Centre Review – All You Need to Know

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Why Do Cruise Ships Stop At Invergordon?

Read on to find out more about Invergordon Cruise Port and what makes it attractive to cruise ships. There’s a bit more to it than you might think at first. 🚢 Short on time? Here’s a quick summary Invergordon Port Depth 13.5 metres Tender Boats Needed? No Number of Ships at One Time 3 Maximum Size Ship 4,000 guests Distance to Town Centre 0.3 miles Distance to Inverness 25 miles Distance to Loch Ness 39 miles Why Do Cruise Ships Stop at Invergordon? Links You Might Find Helpful:Private Tour Operator Shore Excursions from InvernessPrivate Half-Day Car Tour to Loch Ness… Read More »Why Do Cruise Ships Stop At Invergordon?

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Best of Scottish Highlands Excursion Review

Thinking of taking a ‘Best of Scottish Highlands’ shore excursion when you visit Invergordon Cruise Port? Read on for all the practical information you need to know so you can decide if this is the perfect tour for you. Links You Might Find Helpful:Invergordon Shore Excursions Available from Private CompaniesPrivate Tour for 4 People to Cawdor Castle & Urquhart Castle from InvergordonLoch Ness Private Car Tour for Up to 3 People Best of Scottish Highlands Excursion Best of Scottish Highlands Excursion Route to Cawdor Castle Click here to see the route on Google Maps Best of Scottish Highlands Excursion Cawdor… Read More »Best of Scottish Highlands Excursion Review

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Shore Excursions from Invergordon – All You Need to Know

Links You Might Find Helpful:Private Tour Operator Shore Excursions from InvernessPrivate Half-Day Car Tour to Loch Ness for Up to 3 PeopleMore Private Tour Shore Excursion Options Invergordon Shore Excursions Shore Excursions from Invergordon Let’s start with a few bits of practical information you should know before you book any shore excursions in Invergordon. Shore Excursions from Invergordon Invergordon Is Not Inverness Shore Excursions from Invergordon Roads In the Highlands Are Slower Shore Excursions from Invergordon Public Transport is Often Very Busy Shore Excursions Invergordon Ship Organised Excursions Each cruise ship company will have slightly different spins on their shore… Read More »Shore Excursions from Invergordon – All You Need to Know

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Inverness On Your Own Shore Excursion Review

Thinking of taking an ‘Inverness on Your Own’ shore excursion when you visit Invergordon Cruise Port? Here is all the practical information you need to decide if it’s the perfect excursion for you. Links You Might Find Helpful:Invergordon Shore Excursions Available from Private CompaniesHow to Get From Invergordon to Inverness by Public TransportLoch Ness Private Car Tour for Up to 3 People Inverness On Your Own Shore Excursion Here is the location of the drop-off point; Inverness On Your Own Shore Excursion Route to Inverness Click here to see the route on Google Maps Inverness On Your Own Shore Excursion… Read More »Inverness On Your Own Shore Excursion Review

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50 Minute Cruise on Loch Ness Review – All You Need to Know

Links You Might Find Helpful:50 Minute Cruise on Loch Ness2.5 Hour Cruise on Loch NessCombined Tour with Bus to and from Inverness and Urquhart Castle visit Short on Time? Here’s what you need to know; Cruise on Loch Ness Cruise on Loch Ness Getting to the Clansman Hotel Cruise on Loch Ness Clansman Hotel Facilities Cruise on Loch Ness Getting to the Boat The steps are large and uneven, and there is only a handrail at the top part of the steps. Once you pass through the tunnel you need to walk down the sloping path to the pier area.… Read More »50 Minute Cruise on Loch Ness Review – All You Need to Know

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Yotelair Gatwick Review – Great for Layovers

Gatwick Airport YotelAir Gatwick – What I Loved Super convenient as right in the terminal building. Ideal for layovers. Beds super comfy and showers great too. YotelAirGatwick Professional Traveller Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐ I’ve used YotelAir for long layovers a number of times. Being able to sleep and shower after a long haul flight really helped with jet lag. I’ve only ever used the Premium cabins which I thought were good value. Yotelair London Gatwick Airport YotelAir Gatwick This hotel is right in the South Terminal building. Infact it’s under the floor of the arrivals hall! The accommodation is based on a… Read More »Yotelair Gatwick Review – Great for Layovers

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Bloc Hotel Gatwick Review – It’s In the Airport Terminal!

Gatwick Airport Bloc Hotel Gatwick – What I Loved Amazing to be able to lay in bed and see the runway. We also loved being able to step out of the hotel and be in the airport. Bloc Hotel Gatwick Professional Traveller Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐ This hotel is super handy being right in the Gatwick Airport South terminal next to departures. You’ve got all the airport facilities on your doorstep. It’s handy for long layovers and they also do day-use options for daytime layovers too. Block Hotel Gatwick Bloc Hotel Gatwick Room Hotel Dining Bloc Hotel Gatwick What’s Nearby There are… Read More »Bloc Hotel Gatwick Review – It’s In the Airport Terminal!

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Where is Castle in Traitors? Here’s All You Need to Know

Wondering where the castle in Traitors is? Traitors is filmed at Ardross Castle which is 25 miles North of Inverness. Traitors Castle Scotland Where is Castle in Traitors? Here’s the exact location of the castle If you are driving from Inverness head North on the A9. Travel 20 miles North and turn left on the B9176. When you reach Ardross turn left on the road by Ardross School. Keep going for approximately 3 miles and you will see the entrance gates of the castle. That’s as close as you can get. This is a single track road. You can turn… Read More »Where is Castle in Traitors? Here’s All You Need to Know

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Sandman Signature London Gatwick Hotel Review

Horley, Surrey Sandman Signature – What I Liked The room size and facilities were good. It was nice to have a restaurant on site, with a good breakfast. Sandman Signature London Gatwick Hotel Professional Traveller Review This hotel is nice with a good restaurant, swimming pool and gym. The rooms are well equipped and the microwave and fridge are handy if you want to eat in your room. There are also family rooms available. Sandman Signature Gatwick Sandman Signature London Gatwick Hotel Room Hotel Dining Sandman Signature London Gatwick What’s Nearby There is not much within walking distance of the… Read More »Sandman Signature London Gatwick Hotel Review

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Radisson Blu Riga – Professional Traveller Review

Riga, Latvia Radisson Blu Riga – What I Loved Wonderful views over the park. Great location in the city centre. Public transport on the doorstep. Lots of places to eat all around. Great food in the hotel. Spa looked amazing. Radisson Blu Riga Professional Traveller Review I stayed at this hotel when on a group tour. It was easy to walk everywhere from this hotel. The rooms were well equipped, the food was amazing with a great buffet breakfast. Request park view rooms if want the best views. Radisson Blue Latvija Riga Radisson Blu Riga As I was working I… Read More »Radisson Blu Riga – Professional Traveller Review

Bellvue Park Hotel Riga – Professional Traveller Review

Riga, Latvia What I Loved About This Hotel Being on the edge of a park was great. The tram and bus connections meant we could easily travel into the old town, or walk if we preferred. Bellvue Park Hotel Riga Professional Traveller Review This hotel was great value for our visit in March. £75 for 3 nights for 2 people in a front facing room with buffet breakfast included every day. It was nice to be a little bit outside of the city centre, but we could easily travel in on the tram or by foot. Bellvue Park Hotel Riga… Read More »Bellvue Park Hotel Riga – Professional Traveller Review

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Is Riga Worth Visiting? – Yes Absolutely and Here’s Why

I’m lucky enough to have visited Riga a couple of times. The first time I visited I was taking a group on a tour through the Baltic States. We stayed for 2 nights in Riga. I was able to explore the city and knew it wouldn’t be too long before I was back. I went back for a short trip on my own and in January 2023 took my nephew for his first overseas trip there. If you wondering ‘Is Riga Worth Visiting?’ this post should help you answer that question. Is Riga Worth Visiting? My Experience of Visiting Riga… Read More »Is Riga Worth Visiting? – Yes Absolutely and Here’s Why

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Invergordon Banking & Currency for Visitors

Want to know about Invergordon banking and currency? Read on for the details to help you plan your visit. Links You Might Find Helpful:Invergordon Self-Guided Walking TourThings to Do in InvergordonInvergordon Places to Eat (with locals recommendations) Invergordon Banking Invergordon Banking and Currency Invergordon Banking and Currency ATMs (Cashpoints in Invergordon) There are two cashpoints in Invergordon. Mike Ross Arts If you are visiting on a cruise ship follow the signs for private tours (turn right when disembarking the ship). Exit the port security gates. At the crossing go straight over and straight ahead walking along King Street. At the… Read More »Invergordon Banking & Currency for Visitors

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Invergordon Shops – What You Can Buy Inc Souvenirs & Art

Want to know more about Invergordon shops? Here is my local guide with everything you need to know when you visit. This is based on shops that are on the main High Street in Invergordon. (If you are interested in places to eat check out my guide to Invergordon Restaurants & Takeaways) Invergordon Shops There are a variety of shops in Invergordon where you can buy all sorts of things. Here’s my guide to what you can get where. Invergordon High Street is just a few minutes from Invergordon cruise terminal. Just cross over at the pedestrian crossing and walk… Read More »Invergordon Shops – What You Can Buy Inc Souvenirs & Art

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Invergordon Distillery Tour – What’s Available?

Coming to visit and want to do an Invergordon Distillery tour? Well, despite having one of the largest distilleries in Europe in Invergordon there are no distilleries in Invergordon that you can visit. (You can visit a lovely and massive whisky mural though!) However, there are some great ones nearby so read on for the details. Links You Might Find Helpful:Ship Shore Excursion Reviews including Half Day Whisky TourSmall Group Tour (Max 8) From Invergordon to Distillery & Loch NessPrivate Car Tour to Loch Ness That Can Include a Great Distillery Visit Invergordon Distillery Tour There is a huge distillery… Read More »Invergordon Distillery Tour – What’s Available?

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Is Invergordon the Same as Inverness?

Invergordon is not the same as Inverness. Read on to see why the question ‘Is Invergordon the same as Inverness’ causes so much confusion! Links You Might Find Helpful:How to Get from Invergordon to Inverness by Bus, Train or TaxiThings to Do in Invergordon Is Invergordon the Same as Inverness? The confusion comes about because Invergordon is often described as Inverness on cruise itineraries. Invergordon is the closest cruise port to Invergordon. It is in fact 25 miles by road from Invergordon to Inverness. In travel time that is around 45 minutes to 1 hour travelling between the two. Many… Read More »Is Invergordon the Same as Inverness?

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Hotels in Invergordon – Find Your Favourite Here

Are you looking for hotels in Invergordon? Here’s my review of the hotels in Invergordon based on my local knowledge. Find the one that suits you best quickly and easily. You can also do a map search quickly and easily right now 🙂 Hotels in Invergordon The first thing to say is that Invergordon is a small place so there aren’t lots of hotels – infact there are 3. I am going to start with the one that is nearest to Invergordon Port. Hotels In Invergordon The Ship Inn The Ship Inn is located right across the road from Invergordon… Read More »Hotels in Invergordon – Find Your Favourite Here

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Things To Do In Invergordon – Plan Your Visit Today

Are you planning on visiting Invergordon cruise port? Check out this guide to things to do in Invergordon which I’ve put together to help you plan your visit. Links You Might Find Helpful:Self-Guided Downloadable Walking Tour InvergordonInvergordon Shore Excursion Reviews With All the Practical Information You NeedInvergordon Places to Eat with Locals Recommendations Things To Do In Invergordon Invergordon Museum Invergordon Museum is a locally run volunteer-led museum that is open from March to October each year. It’s open every day there is a cruise ship visiting. It’s free to visit and a short walk from the cruise terminal in… Read More »Things To Do In Invergordon – Plan Your Visit Today

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Discover the Best Time to Visit Invergordon

Check out my guide to the best time to visit Invergordon in terms of weather. I visit Invergordon regularly and work there during the cruise ship season. Check out my guide to what each season is like so you can choose the best time for you to visit. Links You Might Find Helpful:Things to Do in InvergordonPrivate Tour Shore Excursion Options Best Time to Visit Invergordon Invergordon Cruise Season Invergordon is the busiest during the cruise ship season. In 2024 this starts on the 3rd of April and the last ship is currently due to call on the 5th of… Read More »Discover the Best Time to Visit Invergordon

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Is Everything Free in An Airport Lounge – Yes and No! ✈

Is everything free in an airport lounge? Well the answer to that is – it depends! Here is what is always free in an airport lounge; Bear in mind that although these things are free, you will have had to pay a membership or fee to access the airport lounge in the first place. Links You Might Find Helpful:Airport Lounge Membership Scheme ComparisonPriority Pass Airport Lounge MembershipAirport Lounges – All You Need to Know Is Everything Free in An Airport Lounge? What About Hot Food? Some lounges have hot snacks, hot meals, or buffets for lounge users. These are always… Read More »Is Everything Free in An Airport Lounge – Yes and No! ✈

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56x45x25cm Easyjet Cabin Bag Review – Great Hardsided Case

Are you looking for an 56x45x25cm Easyjet Cabin Bag? Check out this review of a brilliant hard-sided case. It’s super light, with 4 wheels and a long handle. Links You Might Find Helpful:Easyjet Overhead Locker Hard Sided CaseEasyjet Underseat Case – Included in Your FareEasyjet Baggage – All the Costs & Allowances The Professional Traveller Overall Rating for Easyjet Overhead Locker Case ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Quality ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Features ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Value for Money ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pros 👍 Cons 👎 56x45x25cm Easyjet Cabin Bag Why Do I Recommend This 56x45x25cm Easyjet Cabin Bag Currently £35.99 and £3.99 UK delivery (or free delivery with 2 or… Read More »56x45x25cm Easyjet Cabin Bag Review – Great Hardsided Case

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Priority Pass Tips to Help You Maximise Your Membership ✈

These Priority Pass tips will help you get the maximum value from your airport lounge membership. Check them out to start enjoying that extra value now! Links You Might Find Helpful:Find out More at Priority PassAirport Lounge Membership Comparison – Find Your Best DealPriority Pass Membership – All You Need to Know Priority Pass Tips You Can Use Multiple Lounges a Day One of the great features of Priority Pass membership is that there is no limit on how many times you use airport lounges in a day. That means if you are travelling through two or more airports in… Read More »Priority Pass Tips to Help You Maximise Your Membership ✈

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Sweet Chestnut Dunfermline – Video Room Tour & Guest Review

Are you thinking of visiting Dunfermline or looking for a hotel that is close to the M90 motorway? Located just off J3 of the M90 the Sweet Chestnut Dunfermline is perfectly located if you want a convenient hotel North of the bridges before heading into Edinburgh. It’s also located in the leisure park so there is plenty around including a cinema, bingo hall, garden centre and choice of places to eat. Read on for my review of the Sweet Chestnut Dunfermline based on a 1 night stay in November 2023. We stayed in a family room which cost £88 not… Read More »Sweet Chestnut Dunfermline – Video Room Tour & Guest Review

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Wondering How to Get Priority Pass – Find Out Here ✈

Wondering how to get Priority Pass? There are several ways to get membership; Read on to find out about the different ways to get Priority Pass. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Priority PassAirport Lounge Membership Scheme ComparisonPriority Pass Membership – All You Need to Know How to Get Priority Pass How to Get Priority Pass Buying Membership Directly from Priority Pass You can buy Priority Pass membership directly via their website. It’s easy and simple to sign up for membership. Here’s what information you need to get Priority Pass online; Just in case you need it here’s… Read More »Wondering How to Get Priority Pass – Find Out Here ✈

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Priority Pass Guest Policy – Learn All You Need to Know ✈

Are you thinking of taking guests into Priority Pass lounges when you visit? It’s lovely being able to share the benefits of membership with friends and family. I’ve enjoyed taking my family into a lounge before a flight and sharing a new experience together. There are some things to be mindful of, so read on for all you need to know about the Priority Pass guest policy. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Priority Pass LoungesAirport Lounge Membership Scheme ComparisonPriority Pass Membership – All You Need to Know Priority Pass Guest Policy Priority Pass Guest Fees Priority Pass… Read More »Priority Pass Guest Policy – Learn All You Need to Know ✈

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Pitlochry Hydro Hotel – Video Room Review and Helpful Tips

Are you thinking of visiting Pitlochry? Looking for somewhere to stay that has free parking but is within easy reach of the High Street? Looking for somewhere with a pool and spa facilities, restaurant and lift? The Pitlochry Hydro has all of those things, alongwith a bar and a pool room and a couple of lounges. Booking.com scores the Pitlochry Hydro as 6.6 with a score of 8.00 for staff. Read on for my review of the Pitlochry Hydro Hotel based on a 1-night stay in November 2023. Check below to find the best prices available online for your travel… Read More »Pitlochry Hydro Hotel – Video Room Review and Helpful Tips

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Enchanted Forest – First Time Visit Review & Helpful Tips

Are you planning a visit to the Enchanted Forest? The Daily Record described the Enchanted Forest as a “mesmerizing underwater voyage of discovery” After our visit, I would say that’s a very accurate description. Read on to learn everything you need to know to plan your trip in 2024. Links You Might Find Helpful:Pitlochry Hydro Hotel ReviewSweet Chestnut Hotel Dunfermline ReviewScottish Highlands Page Enchanted Forest – Summary of Visit 1 = Poor, 5 = Excellent Comments Personal Safety 5 Cleanliness 5 Scenery 5 Amazing light shows Friendly People 5 Stewards and staff great Weather 4 Extremely wet Getting There 5… Read More »Enchanted Forest – First Time Visit Review & Helpful Tips

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Explore Priority Pass Benefits – Get More Membership Value ✈

Do you want to know more about Priority Pass benefits? There’s much more than just great value airport lounge membership. Read on to find out all you need to know so you can get the best value from your membership. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Priority PassAirport Lounge Membership Comparison – Find Your Best DealPriority Pass Membership – All You Need to Know Priority Pass Benefits Flexibility About Lounge Use For me the main benefit of Priority Pass membership is flexibility. Sometimes when travelling I use an airport lounge and sometimes I don’t. With Priority Pass I… Read More »Explore Priority Pass Benefits – Get More Membership Value ✈

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Are Priority Pass Lounges Usually Crowded? Find Out Here✈

If you have ever asked ‘Are priority pass lounges usually crowded’ this article is for you. This article will cover what you need to know about Priority Pass lounges and how busy they might get. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More from Priority PassPriority Pass Membership – All You Need to KnowAirport Lounge Scheme Membership Comparison Are Priority Pass Lounges Usually Crowded? Are Priority Pass Lounges Usually Crowded? Do Airport Lounges Get Crowded? Every airport lounge will have a limit on the number of people they can accommodate at any one time. After all, there are a limited number… Read More »Are Priority Pass Lounges Usually Crowded? Find Out Here✈

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Planning Your Own Invergordon Port Tour – Things to Consider

This post was inspired after meeting more guests stuck at Urquhart Castle who were unable to get on the local public transport back to the ship. They had hoped to be allowed to return on one of the ship’s excursion buses but weren’t allowed. They were panicked that they might not make it back in time. Here are some things to consider if you are planning on arranging your Invergordon port tour. Links You Might Find Helpful:Private Shore Excursions from InvergordonLoch Ness Private Car Tour for 3 PeopleInvergordon Shore Excursion Reviews with Practical Information Invergordon Port Tour – Plan Thoroughly… Read More »Planning Your Own Invergordon Port Tour – Things to Consider

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Priority Pass UK Lounges – All The Lounges You Can Use ✈

Thinking of using Priority Pass UK lounges and want to know what lounges are available? Check out this list of all the lounges available in the UK to Priority Pass members. It includes details of all the locations and opening times. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Priority PassAirport Lounge Membership ComparisonPriority Pass Membership – All You Need to Know Priority Pass UK Lounges Here are all the lounges that Priority Pass members can use in the United Kingdom. I’ve grouped them by country in the UK and then by airport. Priority Pass UK Lounges Priority Pass UK… Read More »Priority Pass UK Lounges – All The Lounges You Can Use ✈

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Dragon Pass Vs Priority Pass – Side by Side Comparison ✈

Are you considering what type of airport lounge pass to use? This comparison of Dragon Pass Vs Priority Pass compares both schemes side by side so you can find the right option for you. If you are unsure if an airport lounge pass membership makes sense then check out my guide which gives you the answer based on your travel plans. (As a general rule an airport lounge membership is worthwhile if you are planning using airport lounges more than 6-7 times a year.) Links You Might Find Helpful:Dragon Pass Lounge Access – Find Out MorePriority Pass Membership – Find… Read More »Dragon Pass Vs Priority Pass – Side by Side Comparison ✈

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Cawdor Castle Shore Excursion Review – All You Need to Know

Thinking of taking a Cawdor Castle shore excursion during your Invergordon port call? Here is all the practical information you need to decide if it’s the perfect excursion for you. Links You Might Find Helpful:Invergordon Shore Excursions Available from Private CompaniesSmall Group Tour from Invergordon to Cawdor (Maximum 8 people)Private Tour from Invergordon to Cawdor and Culloden Cawdor Castle Shore Excursion Cawdor Castle operates timed entry slots for groups. There may be more than 2 coaches from the ship taking this shore excursion. If that’s the case the entry is usually staggered to avoid overwhelming the castle and causing long… Read More »Cawdor Castle Shore Excursion Review – All You Need to Know

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What Is Priority Pass? Find Out All You Need to Know ✈

Have you ever wondered – what is Priority Pass? In the simplest terms, Priority Pass is a membership scheme that gives access to airport lounges for members. I like to think of Priority Pass as one of my travel essentials that lets me cope better with the busy, noisy environments of airports. It also helps calm my pre-flight nerves. It’s much harder to be nervous when distracted by cake! Read on to find out more about what Priority Pass is and how it works. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More From Priority PassAirport Lounge Membership Scheme ComparisonPriority Pass Membership… Read More »What Is Priority Pass? Find Out All You Need to Know ✈

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Gatwick Priority Pass – Find The Perfect Lounge for You ✈

Planning on visiting Gatwick airport and want to know what your lounge options are? Check out this guide so you can choose the right lounge for you. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More from Priority PassGatwick Hotels Reviewed – Find Your FavouriteGatwick Airport Facilities Gatwick Airport Lounge Priority Pass Gatwick Priority Pass – North and South Terminals Gatwick Airport is divided into two terminals – North and South. They are connected by a regular shuttle that runs between the two buildings. If you aren’t sure which terminal your flight departs from check the Gatwick Airport Which Terminal page. Gatwick… Read More »Gatwick Priority Pass – Find The Perfect Lounge for You ✈

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Find The Priority Pass Cost For Your Best Membership Level ✈

The Priority Pass cost you pay depends on the membership level you select. However, you need to know what the right membership level is to choose. Read on for my easy guide to help you find the best membership level, so you don’t pay more than you need to. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More From Priority PassAirport Lounge Membership Scheme ComparisonPriority Pass Membership – All You Need to Know Priority Pass Price Priority Pass Cost There are 3 levels of membership available for Priority Pass. Priority Pass Price Per Visit Priority Pass Standard Membership Priority Pass Standard Membership… Read More »Find The Priority Pass Cost For Your Best Membership Level ✈

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Are Airport Lounges Worth It? Here’s a Cost Comparison

Thinking of using an airport lounge? Airport lounges can be cheaper than eating and drinking in the public area of the airport, but that depends on how often you plan to use lounges, whether you buy access as you go or through a membership scheme, and if you will be travelling with someone else. For example, Priority Pass Standard Plus membership works out to £22.90 per visit for 10 visits a year – that’s cheaper than eating and drinking somewhere in the airport! (If you access my special Priority Pass rates through this website then Standard Plus Membership works out… Read More »Are Airport Lounges Worth It? Here’s a Cost Comparison

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Loch Ness Cruise Shore Excursion Review – All You Need to Know

Are you thinking of taking a Loch Ness cruise shore excursion from Invergordon? Well here is everything you need to know to decide if this trip is right for you. Read on for all the practical information including travel time, steps, stops and more. Links You Might Find Helpful:Loch Ness Tour – private car tour for 3 people including 50 minute boat trip on Loch NessPrivate Shore Excursion Operators in InvergordonMore Private Shore Excursion Operators in Invergordon Short on Time? Here’s a quick summary; Total travel time Around 2.5 hours Stop in Inverness Included? Not always – it depends on… Read More »Loch Ness Cruise Shore Excursion Review – All You Need to Know

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Top Tips When Taking a Shore Excursion from Invergordon

Are you coming to Invergordon cruise port? Thinking of taking a shore excursion from Invergordon? Here are my top tips to have an even better day in the Highlands. Links You Might Find Helpful:Private Tour Operator Shore Excursions from InvernessMore Private Tour Shore Excursion Options Shore Excursion from Invergordon Head the Right Way at the End of the Gangplank If you are taking a ship-organised excursion then you need to turn left when you reach the bottom of the gangplank and head to the coach park. For all other privately organised trips and tours turn right and follow the green… Read More »Top Tips When Taking a Shore Excursion from Invergordon

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Urquhart Castle Shore Excursion from Invergordon Cruise Port

Interested in taking an Urquhart Castle shore excursion from Invergordon cruise port? Want to know if it is suitable for you? Check out this guide for the practical information you need to decide if this is the right tour for you. This guide is based on visiting Urquhart Castle on a ship’s excursion. Links You Might Find Helpful:Private Tour Operator Shore Excursions from InvernessMore Private Tour Shore Excursion Options Urquhart Castle Shore Excursion Visiting Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness is one of the most popular shore excursions available from Invergordon cruise port. Generally, cruise companies offer this… Read More »Urquhart Castle Shore Excursion from Invergordon Cruise Port

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Details of Which Cruise Lines Visit Invergordon Cruise Port

Wondering which cruise lines visit Invergordon port? Invergordon receives visits from many different cruise lines. Below are highlighted some of the larger ships and cruise companies that visit. We have had other lines such as Disney visit in the past. Many of the ships that visit call into Invergordon several times during the year. The itineraries of each cruise ship vary greatly. Often when cruise ships are visiting Invergordon they are heading from Edinburgh to Orkney, Shetland or round to Glasgow or vice versa depending on the direction of travel. In 2023 the first cruise ship to visit Invergordon arrived… Read More »Details of Which Cruise Lines Visit Invergordon Cruise Port

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Days Inn Lockerbie Review and Helpful Tips for Your Stay

Looking for a hotel on the M74 near Lockerbie? This is a great dog-friendly option that is good value too. The Days Inn Lockerbie is at Junction 16 of the M74.There is free parking at the front of the hotel and a lovely duck pond and green area to the rear. The hotel is right beside the service area which has a restaurant, McDonalds, breakfast takeaway and shop selling food items as well. There is also a service station on site. Days Inn also offers dog friendly rooms as well making this a great stop for four legged friends. There… Read More »Days Inn Lockerbie Review and Helpful Tips for Your Stay

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Saga vs. Travelsphere: Touring Holidays to Italy Compared

Trying to decide about touring holidays to Italy? Italy is a very popular destination with 6.4 million visitors travelling there in 2022. That means there is plenty of choice when it comes to Italian coach holidays. In this article, I’ve compiled a side-by-side comparison of all the coach holidays to Italy available from two of the main holiday companies in the UK – Saga and Travelsphere. (Saga Holidays are now the same as Titan Holiday). Read on to compare coach trips to Italy and find your favourite trip quickly and easily. Touring Holidays to Italy with Saga Holidays Saga Holidays… Read More »Saga vs. Travelsphere: Touring Holidays to Italy Compared

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16 Essential Coach Holiday Hand Luggage Items – Expert Guide

Planning on taking a coach holiday? The size available for hand luggage on coach holidays is much smaller than on airplanes. Here on some helpful tips based on my 36 years as a coach holiday tour manager to help you plan and pack your coach holiday hand luggage. Links You Might Find Helpful:Huge Selection of Escorted Tours from Tour Radar10 Must Know Things Before Booking a Coach HolidayCoach Holidays – Everything You Need to Know Coach Holiday Hand Luggage – Luggage Size The overhead racks on coaches are much smaller than the overhead lockers/bins on planes. For most coaches, a… Read More »16 Essential Coach Holiday Hand Luggage Items – Expert Guide

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Coach Holiday Meals – What to Ask Before You Book a Trip

Are you planning on taking a coach holiday? Coach holiday meals vary. Sometimes it’s just breakfast that is included, sometimes it’s all evening meals as well. Meals can often be a source of frustration for guests. This is often because they assume what is included rather than checking. With around 5 million people taking coach holidays each year in the UK – that’s a lot of meals to organise! Here are my top tips to ensure you know what you need to ask in advance. Asking these questions will ensure your coach holiday meals are exactly what you were expecting… Read More »Coach Holiday Meals – What to Ask Before You Book a Trip

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Cairn Hotel Bathgate Review and Helpful Things to Know

Planning on staying at Bathgate? You might have seen the Cairn Hotel Bathgate? Check out this review based on a one night stay to decide if it’s the right hotel for you! 1. Cairn Hotel Bathgate Address The address of the hotel is; Blackburn Road, Bathgate, EH48 2EL Cairn Hotel Bathgate 2. Phone Number The telephone number of the hotel is; 01506 633366 Cairn Hotel Bathgate 3. Getting to the Cairn Hotel Getting to the hotel can seem a little tricky. If coming along the A7066 from Livingston you will pass the Pyramids Business Park on the left-hand side. You… Read More »Cairn Hotel Bathgate Review and Helpful Things to Know

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Discover the Best Seats on a Coach Holiday With These Tips

Thinking of taking a coach holiday? Wondering what the best seats on the coach are? Here’s my guide to where the best place to sit on a coach is. For now, let’s just say that the best seat is not necessarily the front seat! With 49 seats to choose from on a standard coach, there is plenty of choice. Read on to learn what the best seat on a coach actually is. Links You Might Find Helpful:Lots of Coach Holidays from TourRadarRead More About Coach HolidaysTips to Help Travel Sickness Best Coach Seats Best Seats on a Coach – Coach… Read More »Discover the Best Seats on a Coach Holiday With These Tips

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Optional and Included Coach Excursions – What Are They?

Heard the term coach excursion? Not sure what it means? A coach excursion is a tour that takes place during a coach holiday. There is usually a mix of included excursions in a holiday. These are included in the overall price of the holiday. Optional excursions are extra tours that you pay an additional fee for – either in advance when you book your holiday or whilst you are away. With 5 million people taking coach holidays each year, there are an awful lot of excursions being organised. Here’s everything you need to know about each type of coach holiday… Read More »Optional and Included Coach Excursions – What Are They?

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What Crossing the Channel is Like on a Coach Holiday

Does your coach holiday involve crossing the channel? With over 21 million people just using the Channel Tunnel in 2019 there’s a lot of traffic across this busy route. Read on to learn everything you need to know about the differences in crossing the channel on a coach. It’s a very different experience than going as an individual either as a foot passenger or in a car. Links You Might Find Helpful:Huge Selection of Escorted Tours from Tour Radar10 Must Know Things Before Booking a Coach HolidayCoach Holidays – Everything You Need to Know Crossing the Channel by Ferry The… Read More »What Crossing the Channel is Like on a Coach Holiday

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Travelodge Central Edinburgh Review & Helpful Things to Know

Looking for a budget hotel in a great location in Edinburgh? The Travelodge Central Edinburgh is just off the Royal Mile. It’s within easy walking distance of the Haymarket railway station. It really is a fab location. Check out this review of a 1 night stay at the Travelodge Central Edinburgh for all you need to know before you book. If you want to check deals in Edinburgh now just scroll around on the map below 1. Travelodge Central Edinburgh Address The address of the hotel is; 33 St Marys Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TA Travelodge Edinburgh Central 2. Phone Number… Read More »Travelodge Central Edinburgh Review & Helpful Things to Know

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Holyrood Hotel Video Review and Helpful Things to Know

Looking for a hotel beside the Royal Mile? The Holyrood Hotel is located close to Holyrood Palace, Dynamic Earth, and the Scottish Parliament. It’s a quieter area of the Edinburgh city centre that also gives easy access to some lovely green areas including Arthurs Seat. The Holyrood Hotel rooms are bigger than you might expect for a city hotel. There is a convenience store nearby and several restaurants. There Royal Mile is the adjacent street to the one the hotel is located on. Read on for all you need to know about the Holyrood Hotel before you book. You can… Read More »Holyrood Hotel Video Review and Helpful Things to Know

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Lerwick Hotel Video Review & Helpful Things to Know

Looking for a hotel in Lerwick? Well, the Lerwick Hotel is a good option. It’s located on the coast looking out across to Bressay. There is a restaurant and bar in the hotel, with a nice coastal walk also. Read on to get all the info you need to decide if this is the right hotel for you. You can also check prices right now using the map search below. Why not check prices using your preferred booking site? 1. Lerwick Hotel Address The address of the Lerwick Hotel is; 15 South Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PX Lerwick Hotel 2.… Read More »Lerwick Hotel Video Review & Helpful Things to Know

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What is a Cruise Escort and What Do They Do?

Ever wondered what the role of a cruise escort is? Well here’s my guide based on doing the role several times over the course of my coach holiday career. It may be a bit different from what you think! What is a Cruise Escort? Cruise Ship Escort The Role A cruise escort is there to just accompany the cruise on behalf of the holiday company. In theory, there is little for them to do because everything should be organised and resolved with the cruise ship company, who will be arranging all the excursions, activities, accommodation, entertainment, and meals. How the… Read More »What is a Cruise Escort and What Do They Do?

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Planning to Visit Shetland? Here’s All You Need to Know

Shetland is an amazing place to visit. It is very different from the rest of Scotland. In fact, every time I take a group there I introduce them to Shetland which is ‘not like Scotland’. It has its own very distinct culture, language, food, landscape, and history. There is a great deal to see and enjoy when visiting. Check out this guide to help you plan your visit to Shetland including how to get there, how to get around, and ideas of things to do. Planning to Visit Shetland? Visit Shetland Where Do You Fly From to Get To Shetland?… Read More »Planning to Visit Shetland? Here’s All You Need to Know

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Invergordon Cruise Ships – Are There Any Local Benefits?

This article was inspired after hearing, yet again, that there are no benefits from Invergordon cruise ships. At a recent public meeting, there was mention of all the cruise ship guests ‘getting on buses’ and disappearing out of town. Having worked with cruise ships, as a dispatcher and a tour guide, I have a little experience of working with these ships so thought I would share information that might be helpful in relation to this. Links You Might Find Helpful:Private Tour Operator Shore Excursions from InvernessPrivate Half-Day Car Tour to Loch Ness for Up to 3 PeopleCruise Critic For Great… Read More »Invergordon Cruise Ships – Are There Any Local Benefits?

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Coach Holiday Seating: Know the Policy Before You Book

Coach holiday seating is an important part of any holiday. There is nothing worse than spending a week or more in a seat on the coach with a column running through it so there is little view (yes coaches do have these!). Coach holiday companies all have different seating policies so it’s important to understand what this is for your holiday to avoid any disappointment or confusion. With 49 seats on a standard size coach it’s important to know where you will be sitting during your coach holiday! Read on for everything you need to know and ask about in… Read More »Coach Holiday Seating: Know the Policy Before You Book

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Best Compression Packing Cube Set – Saves Luggage Space

Compression packing cubes are a great way to organise your clothes when travelling. They can save lots of space in your suitcase. This compression packing cube set is one of my travel essentials for longer trips. Read on for all the details. Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonPacking Cube Set including a WashbagAll My Recommended Travel Essentials Compression Packing Cubes for Travel Looking for A Compression Packing Cube Set? Compression Packing Cubes Why Do I Recommend This Compression Packing Cube? Best Compression Cubes Compression Packing Cube Set If you want to reduce the size of the luggage you… Read More »Best Compression Packing Cube Set – Saves Luggage Space

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Tour Guide Vs Tour Manager – What’s the Difference?

There is a huge difference between a tour guide vs Tour Manager. The Institute of Tour Guiding gives the following definition; Tourist Guide Person who guides visitors in the language of their choice and interprets the cultural and natural heritage of an area, which person normally possesses an area-specific qualification usually issued and/or recognised by the appropriate authority. Tour Manager Person who manages and supervises the itinerary on behalf of the tour operator, ensuring the program is carried out as described in the tour operator’s literature and sold to the traveller/consumer and who gives local practical information. Read on to… Read More »Tour Guide Vs Tour Manager – What’s the Difference?

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11 Coach Holiday Hacks to Help You Have a Great Trip

Planning on taking a coach holiday? Over 5 million take coach holidays from the UK each year so it’s a great holiday choice. I’ve taken over 9,500 people on coach holidays all over the world. That makes me a bit of a Coach Holiday Expert. I’m sharing my list of 10 Coach Holiday Hacks to help you have an even better coach holiday. Links You Might Find Helpful:Huge Range of Escorted and Touring Holidays from TourRadar10 Essential Things You Need to Know Before Booking a Coach HolidayEverything You Need to Know About Coach Holidays 1. Coach Holiday Hacks – Do… Read More »11 Coach Holiday Hacks to Help You Have a Great Trip

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Understand The Crucial Role of a Coach Holiday Driver

Have you ever wondered what a coach holiday driver does? Over the years I have worked with more than 100 coach drivers, all over the world. Read on to learn much more about the role of a coach holiday driver in particular, including duties, responsibilities, and driving regulations. There’s a bit more to it than just driving! Links You Might Find Helpful:Great Escorted and Touring Holidays from TourRadarUnderstand the Role of a Coach Holiday Tour Manager10 Crucial Things to Know Before You Book a Coach Holiday 1. Coach Holiday Driver – The Driving Bit Let’s start with the actual driving… Read More »Understand The Crucial Role of a Coach Holiday Driver

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4 Coach Holiday Myths – Busted (By A Coach Holiday Expert)

Have you ever considered a coach holiday? Perhaps you have heard that coach holidays are only for older people or people who don’t walk very well? There are lots of myths about this type of holiday. Having spent 25 years taking coach holidays all over the world as a Tour Manager I’m here to help bust some of the most common coach holiday myths. Let’s crack on! Links You Might Find Helpful:Great Escorted and Touring Holidays from TourRadarUnderstand the Role of a Coach Holiday Tour Manager10 Crucial Things to Know Before You Book a Coach Holiday Coach Holiday Myths –… Read More »4 Coach Holiday Myths – Busted (By A Coach Holiday Expert)

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What Seat on a Coach is Best to Avoid Travel Sickness?

Are you thinking of taking a coach holiday? Wondering what seat on a coach is best to avoid travel sickness? Here are my tips on the best seats to help you avoid travel sickness. These tips are based on a regular coach with 49 seats. Links You Might Find Helpful:Lots of Touring and Escorted Holidays from TourRadar10 Things You Need to Know Before Booking a Coach HolidayCoach Holidays – All You Need to Know What Seat on a Coach is Best To Avoid Travel Sickness? What seat on a coach is best to avoid travel sickness? Front Seats The best… Read More »What Seat on a Coach is Best to Avoid Travel Sickness?

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Coach Holiday Tour Manager – All You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered what a coach holiday tour manager does? Read on to discover more about this role, which could be key to your holiday experience. Find out more so you can get the best from your Tour Manager on your next coach holiday. This article is an in-depth look at the role based on my 36-year experience of being a coach holiday Tour Manager for various coach holiday companies. Firstly, let’s just clarify some language. Tour Manager, Tour Director, Program Director – these all generally describe a similar sort of role. For now, let’s find out more about… Read More »Coach Holiday Tour Manager – All You Need to Know

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10 Things You Need to Know Before Booking a Touring Holiday

Are you thinking of taking a touring holiday? Want to know a bit more before you decide what to book? I’ve taken over 9500 guests on coach tours all over the world. This list is based on that experience and it’s here to help you know what to think about and ask before you book. Check it out now. Links You Might Find Helpful:Lots of Touring & Escorted Holidays from TourRadar9 Reasons to Book a Coach HolidayCoach Holidays – All You Need to Know Touring Holiday Touring Holiday 1. Know Exactly What Is Included Before You Book There is nothing… Read More »10 Things You Need to Know Before Booking a Touring Holiday

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Annual Travel Insurance Vs Single Trip – What’s Best For You

Check out this article about annual travel insurance vs single trip insurance so you can decide which is best for you. Links You Might Find Helpful:My Recommended Travel Insurance – CoverwiseHow Does Annual Travel Insurance Work?Annual Travel Insurance – All You Need to Know Annual Travel Insurance Vs Single Trip When it comes to purchasing a travel insurance policy you will need to complete the same information no matter what type of insurance you are buying; Depending on the answers to the medical questions you may have to complete a more detailed explanation of any health conditions You will then… Read More »Annual Travel Insurance Vs Single Trip – What’s Best For You

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Ultimate Alicante Holidays Guide – All You Need to Plan

Interested in Alicante holidays? Alicante is a great holiday destination that offers great value too. It is a coastal and port town located on the South Coast of Spain. It is in the Costa Blanca area, which refers to the coastline and it’s a popular tourist destination. It has a population of around 350,000 people in the town area itself. Alicante enjoys warm temperatures with lows of 11 and 12 degrees Celsius in December and January. There is little rain. It can get very hot in June, July, and August with temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius. Alicante is a friendly… Read More »Ultimate Alicante Holidays Guide – All You Need to Plan

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Scottish Breakfast vs English Breakfast – Both Delicious!

Planning on visiting Scotland? Planning on having breakfast? Read on to find out the differences between an English and Scottish breakfast. Here is everything you need to know about a Scottish breakfast vs. and English breakfast. Links You Might Find Helpful:Everything You Need to Know about the Scottish HighlandsScottish Highlands Road TripHow to See the Scottish Highlands Wondering About A Scottish Breakfast? Similar But Different Items in a Scottish Breakfast Full Scottish Breakfast Vs Full English Sausage Some places offer ‘links sausages’ as well as ‘square’ sausages. Links sausages are your normal tubular sausages, sometimes the frozen variety and sometimes… Read More »Scottish Breakfast vs English Breakfast – Both Delicious!

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11 Invergordon Restaurants & Takeaways (And What to Try)

Are you coming to visit Invergordon? Looking for something to eat while you are here? Well here is a list of places within the town for you to try, with suggestions from me and a few locals of what to try if you need some inspiration. Links You Might Find Helpful:Private Tour Operator Shore Excursions from InvernessPrivate Half-Day Car Tour to Loch Ness for Up to 3 PeopleInvergordon Cruise Port – All You Need to Know Daytime Options for Invergordon Restaurants and Takeaways Invergordon Restaurants and Takeaways 1. Rashos Cafe Rashos is a small cafe located on the High Street… Read More »11 Invergordon Restaurants & Takeaways (And What to Try)

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How To Get Priority Pass for Free? Find Out Here ✈

I have to be onset from the start here. There isn’t a way to get completely free priority pass lounge access (unless someone buys it for you). That said you can get a free priority pass lounge access as a benefit with some travel reward credit cards and there are some other ways to pay the minimum possible. Read on to learn how to get Priority Pass for free with a credit card, or to pay the lowest possible for membership. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Priority PassAirport Lounge Membership ComparisonPriority Pass Membership – All You Need… Read More »How To Get Priority Pass for Free? Find Out Here ✈

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Is The Algarve Worth Going To? Yes! Here’s How & When

Ever wondered ‘Is the Algarve Worth Going To?’ – well read on. I’ve been to the Algarve a number of times, with groups as a Tour Manager and on my own holidays. Check out why you should put this destination on your to-do list and when to go. Is The Algarve Worth Going To? The Algarve is located along the Southern edge of Portugal. It has a fabulous coastline, huge sandy beaches, great places to visit and it’s very easy to travel to from the UK. The Algarve is suitable for family holidays, solo trips, golfing holidays, beach, activity and… Read More »Is The Algarve Worth Going To? Yes! Here’s How & When

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Discover the Best Way to See The Scottish Highlands

Want to know the best way to see the Scottish Highlands? It’s a brilliant place to visit, with so much to see. You can explore by rail and by car or combine them both for the best of both worlds. Read on to get some ideas to start your trip. You can also check all the ways to travel for your journey with Omnio Best Way to See the Scottish Highlands We are lucky to have several beautiful train routes in the Highlands. The first is probably the most famous, the West Highland Line. This runs from Inverness to Kyle… Read More »Discover the Best Way to See The Scottish Highlands

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6 Shetland Hotels Reviewed – Find Your Ideal Stay Easily

Looking to travel to Shetland? Want to know about Shetland Hotels? Here is my guide to 6 hotels that I have stayed in when visiting Shetland – each of them are quite different from each other. Shetland accommodation is always in demand so book early and certainly don’t travel without flights booked. Read on to find your favourite Shetland hotel (or just jump right into searching hotels on the map below) Shetland Hotels Hotel Location Best For Get Rates Lerwick Hotel Lerwick Being in LerwickOverlooking the sea Check Shetland Hotel Lerwick Right opposite the Aberdeen ferry terminalRestaurant and bar in… Read More »6 Shetland Hotels Reviewed – Find Your Ideal Stay Easily

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6 Handpicked Hotels in Riga – From Budget to Luxury

Wondering where to stay in Riga? There are lots of great hotels to choose from – in the old town, across the river or outside of the city centre itself. Check out this guide and find your perfect stay from these hotels in Riga. You can also start searching right now for great deals using the map search below. Looking for Hotels In Riga? Hotels in Riga – Airport Hotels If you need to stay close to the airport then you have two choices – the Sky High Hotel or the Hampton by Hilton. Hotels in Riga Sky High Hotel… Read More »6 Handpicked Hotels in Riga – From Budget to Luxury

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Loch Ness Boat Trips Reviewed – Find Your Favourite Easily

Looking for a boat trip on Loch Ness? Here’s my guide to all the Loch Ness boat trip so you can find your favourite quickly and easily. Short on time? Here’s my quick boat trip finder. Boat Trip Best For More Information 50 minute Loch Ness cruise Those able to walk to pier & with own transport Find Out More 2 hour cruise from Dochgarroch Free parking, flat level entry onto the boat. Seeing some of the canal too Find Out More Coach Trip Combination Tour from Inverness If you don’t have own transport and want to visit Urquhart Castle… Read More »Loch Ness Boat Trips Reviewed – Find Your Favourite Easily

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My Top 5 Things to Do in Riga – Plus How to Get Around

Planning on visiting Riga? You should – it’s amazing! Read on for some ideas of things to do in Riga, including a couple of free and a couple of paid options. There are also a couple of restaurant recommendations too. Riga public transport is great value so keep reading to find out how to use it to get around. My 5 Things to Do in Riga KGB Museum in Riga 1. KGB Building Riga The KGB Building is located in a building called The Corner House. It is around a 15 minute walk from the old town area. If you… Read More »My Top 5 Things to Do in Riga – Plus How to Get Around

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Do I Need Travel Insurance? Here’s Why You Absolutely Do

This is a question I get asked a lot. Having seen travel insurance swing into action in many countries around the world my answer would be yes – it’s just too risky to travel without it. If you are still asking yourself ‘do I need travel insurance?’ then read on. Links You Might Find Helpful:Coverwise Travel Insurance – Get a Quote Super QuickAnnual vs Single Trip Travel Insurance – Which is Best for You?Annual Travel Insurance – All You Need to Know Do I Need Travel Insurance? Travel Insurance Examples Fall Requiring Skin Graft in Russia A guest of mine… Read More »Do I Need Travel Insurance? Here’s Why You Absolutely Do

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Travel Insurance Inc. Cruise Cover: What You Need to Know

Planning on taking a cruise? Here are some things you need to know about travel insurance inc. cruise cover to make sure you are covered no matter what you are doing, or where you are going. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Coverwise and Get a Quote Super QuickAnnual vs Single Trip Travel Insurance – What You Need to KnowAnnual Travel Insurance – All You Need to Know Travel Insurance inc. Cruise Cover Travel Insurance inc. Cruise Cover Selecting Your Policy If you haven’t bought your holiday annual insurance policy yet you need to ensure that all the… Read More »Travel Insurance Inc. Cruise Cover: What You Need to Know

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How Are Professional Travellers Different from an Ordinary Travellers?

Ever wondered what the difference between ordinary and professional travellers is? In this article I will highlight a few roles where the job involves travelling – it’s the focus of the job, as opposed to someone who has to travel as part of their work. Read on to find out more. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out About My Professional Travel ExperienceWhat It’s Like to Be a Tour ManagerOverseas Jobs with Jobs Abroad Definition Of Professional Travellers, Business Travellers and Ordinary Travellers Professional Travellers A professional traveller is someone whose purpose for travelling is to work. Their job is to… Read More »How Are Professional Travellers Different from an Ordinary Travellers?

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What Does Annual Holiday Insurance Cover? Find Out Here

Annual holiday insurance cover works differently from single trip insurance cover. It is more likely to have cancellation cover for example. There are also differences to consider such as the number of trips taken, trip duration, and countries you plan to visit. Read on to find out all you need to know about annual holiday insurance cover. Links You Might Find Helpful:Get a Quote Super Quickly at CoverwiseAnnual Travel Insurance vs Single Trip – What’s Best for You?Annual Travel Insurance – All You Need to Know What is Annual Holiday Insurance Cover? What is the Difference Between Annual Holiday Cover… Read More »What Does Annual Holiday Insurance Cover? Find Out Here

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Where Do Cruise Ships Dock at Port of Invergordon?

Want to know where your cruise ship will dock and what facilities are there? Well, check out this post for all the details. Links You Might Find Helpful:Cruise Critic for Great Cruise Deals and Helpful ForumsInvergordon Shore Excursion ReviewsInvergordon Cruise Port – All You Need to Know 2024 Cruise Ships Coming into Port of Invergordon The majority of the cruise ships coming to visit the port of Invergordon in 2024 going to be moored at the service base. You can check the 2024 Port of Cromarty Firth cruise ship schedule here. 10 ships are due to be moored at Saltburn… Read More »Where Do Cruise Ships Dock at Port of Invergordon?

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Does Invergordon Port Use Tender Boats for Passengers?

Coming to Invergordon port? Wondering if it uses tender boats? Links You Might Find Helpful:Cruise Critic for Great Cruise Deals and Helpful ForumsInvergordon Cruise Port – All You Need to Know Invergordon Port Invergordon Port is located within the Cromarty Firth. This area of the North Sea is very sheltered and protected thanks to a relatively narrow entrance channel. The entrance channel is approximately half a mile wide. It runs between two sandstone headlands, known as the Sutors. The small town of Cromarty is on the Southern side Nigg Energy Park is on the Northern side. The water depth at… Read More »Does Invergordon Port Use Tender Boats for Passengers?

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Check Out The Best Packing Cube Sets for Travelling

Packing cube sets are a fantastic way to organise your clothes when travelling. This set is great value and includes a washbag too – bargain! Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonCompression Packing Cubes for Extra Space SavingAll My Recommended Travel Essentials Looking for Packing Cube Sets? I’ve got two great recommendations here. I am going to start with a recommended regular cube and then a compression cube. Why Do I Recommend This Packing Cube Set for Travel? The Best Packing Cube Sets for Travel Packing and unpacking can be time-consuming. I can’t tell you how many times on… Read More »Check Out The Best Packing Cube Sets for Travelling

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Annual Multi Trip Travel Insurance – What You Need to Know

Heard of annual multi trip travel insurance but not sure how it works? Well, read on because in this article I will cover everything you need to know. Links You Might Find Helpful:Get a Quote from Coverwise Directly (It’s Super Quick)Annual Travel Insurance – All You Need to Know What is Annual Multi Trip Travel Insurance? Annual Travel Insurance Worldwide Multi Trip Where Does Annual Multi Trip Travel Insurance Cover? You choose which parts of the world you will be travelling to when you select your policy. Generally, there are regions to choose from rather than specific countries, for example;… Read More »Annual Multi Trip Travel Insurance – What You Need to Know

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Is It Easy to Drive in the Scottish Highlands?

If you are coming to the Scottish Highlands and planning on driving here are some things you need to know. The Scottish Highlands are a fantastic place to drive but it’s quite different from other parts of Scotland and the UK. Links You Might Find Helpful:Check Out This Great Scottish Highlands Road TripScottish Highlands – All You Need to Know What It’s Like Drive in the Scottish Highlands? There aren’t any motorways in the Scottish Highlands. Once you get North of Inverness there is a short 7-mile or so section of dual carriageway and that’s it. There are some sections… Read More »Is It Easy to Drive in the Scottish Highlands?

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Things to Do Valencia – Food, Walking & A Great Museum

Are you planning a visit to Valencia? It’s an amazing city that is well worth it. It is easy to explore, friendly, and welcoming, with great food and drink. There are some great things to do Valencia, everything from a crazy Spring festival to stunning architecture. Check out my favourite things to do in Valencia. Enjoy! Things to Do Valencia Fun Things to Do Valencia See the Fallas Festival If you want to visit the Fallas Festival you need to go in Spring. Hotel prices can be quite high so you may need to book early or perhaps stay a… Read More »Things to Do Valencia – Food, Walking & A Great Museum

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Wondering What’s The Best Time to Visit Scottish Highlands?

As someone who has lived in the Highlands for over 20 years any time of year is a great time to visit Scottish Highlands as there is always something wonderful to see. Here are some things to help you decide when it’s the best time for you to visit. Here is what the weather in Inverness is doing now (bear in mind that the Inverness isn’t the Highlands, just a very little part of it) INVERNESS WEATHER Best Time to Visit Scottish Highlands Bear In Mind The Highlands are Huge! The Scottish Highlands is 1/3rd of all the land in… Read More »Wondering What’s The Best Time to Visit Scottish Highlands?

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10 Reasons You Should Stay At Busta House Hotel in Shetland

I am lucky enough to have stayed at the lovely Busta House Hotel a number of times when taking tour groups to Shetland. It’s my favourite hotel on Shetland, and one of my favourite hotels anywhere. Here are 10 reasons you should stay at the Busta House Hotel too. Busta House Hotel 1. Busta House Hotel is Run By a Fantastic Team Given the challenges in recruiting any staff, let alone local staff in Shetland, it’s wonderful that Busta House Hotel has several locals working on its team. They work hard to deliver great service. The hotel has a genuinely… Read More »10 Reasons You Should Stay At Busta House Hotel in Shetland

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Discover 26 Fun & Interesting Things to Do in Shetland

Planning on visiting Shetland? It’s a fantastic place to visit, with its own unique character. There is something about Shetland – whether that’s the people, the scenery, the wildlife, or the weather. It gets under your skin. You should – It’s an amazing place to visit and unlike anywhere else. Read on for my list of 26 things to do in Shetland. Things to Do in Shetland Things to Do in Shetland 1. Sumburgh Head Whatever time of year you are thinking of taking your Shetland holiday there is something to see at Sumburgh lighthouse. The views from Sumburgh Head… Read More »Discover 26 Fun & Interesting Things to Do in Shetland

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Coach Holiday to Lake Garda Review – Tips & Insights

Are you looking for a coach holiday to Lake Garda? This is a detailed itinerary review of the Southern Shores of Lake Garda tour which is offered by Saga Holidays. This tour stays in Sirmione, at the Southern end of Lake Garda. It has a good mix of free time and excursions to help you make the most of your time in this wonderful spot. It is quite an expensive option but if you want VIP transport from home, a Tour Manager, 4 included excursions and all your evening meals then it may be worth it. Important: I am sharing… Read More »Coach Holiday to Lake Garda Review – Tips & Insights

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Inverness Hotels with Pools – Side by Side Comparison

Looking for Inverness hotels with pools? They are all right here so you can compare them quickly and easily and find your perfect stay. You will also find quick links to find the best prices available online so you book your stay too. You can also search all hotels in Inverness using the map below. Inverness Hotels with Pools – How Many Are There? Inverness Hotels with Pool Leonardo Hotel Leonardo Hotel Swimming Pool & Leisure Facilities Leonardo Hotel Inverness Hotels with Pool Kingsmills Hotel Kingsmills Hotel Swimming Pool and Leisure Facilities The Kingsmills Hotel Inverness Hotels with Swimming Pools… Read More »Inverness Hotels with Pools – Side by Side Comparison

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Invergordon Cruise Terminal – Helpful Things to Know

Are you coming to Invergordon cruise terminal? Here is everything you need to know including what to look out for on the way in and out, facilities at the terminal, and what’s nearby in the town too. Links You Might Find Helpful:Great Cruise Deals and Helpful Forums on Cruise CriticPrivate Tour Shore Excursion Options Invergordon Cruise Terminal Entering the Cromarty Firth Your cruise ship will approach the Invergordon cruise terminal from the North Sea. As your ship turns into the Cromarty Firth have a look for bottlenose dolphins. They are often spotted in this area. These bottlenose dolphins live in… Read More »Invergordon Cruise Terminal – Helpful Things to Know

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Invergordon to Inverness Travel by Bus, Train or Taxi

Are you coming to Invergordon Cruise Port? Want to know how to get from Invergordon Cruise Port to Inverness? Here are all the details you need to travel from Invergordon to Inverness by bus, train or taxi including timetables, costs and contact numbers. Links You Might Find Helpful:Private Tour Operator Shore Excursions from InvernessMore Private Tour Shore Excursion Options Invergordon to Inverness Bus from Invergordon to Inverness Invergordon to Inverness Bus It is very easy to take the bus from Invergordon to Inverness. Stagecoach runs a bus service to Inverness which is brilliant. Here’s all you need to know about… Read More »Invergordon to Inverness Travel by Bus, Train or Taxi

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Campanile Glasgow Review Inc Video & Helpful Things to Know

Looking to stay at the Campanile Glasgow? Check out this review, including a video room tour of a twin room, plus some helpful information if you are going to an event at the OVO arena. You can also find prices super quickly using the map search below. Campanile Glasgow Campanile Glasgow Location The Campanile is located on the Northern bank of the River Clyde. It is south of the City Centre and right next door to the OVO Hydro. Campanile Hotel Glasgow Address 10 Tunnel Street, Glasgow, G3 8HL Campanile Telephone Number 0141 287 7700 Campanile Glasgow Email Address glasgow@campanile.com… Read More »Campanile Glasgow Review Inc Video & Helpful Things to Know

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Annual Car Hire Excess Insurance – All You Need to Know

Are you looking for annual car hire excess insurance? Great. It’s a fab way to save money when travelling and hiring cars. Links You Might Find Helpful:Get a Quote Now with Coverwise Why Do I Recommend This Annual Car Hire Excess Insurance? Currently £29.99 per year through Coverwise Annual Excess Insurance The Best Annual Car Hire Excess Insurance If you hire a car when you are travelling it is likely that you will liable for a large excess amount. That means if you have an accident when you are driving the hire car you have to pay the excess. This can… Read More »Annual Car Hire Excess Insurance – All You Need to Know

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7 Annual Travel Insurance Policy Tips You Need to Know

Having travelled professionally for over 30 years and taken many groups overseas in my role as a coach holiday Tour Manager I have seen how important it is to have travel insurance that is there when you need it. Here are my top tips, learned through dealing with many different insurance claims with guests, on what you need to know. This article is aimed at a travel insurance annual policy but most of the items apply to any travel insurance. Links You Might Find Helpful:Get a Quote Quickly at CoverwiseTravel Insurance for Travellers with Existing Medical ConditionsAnnual Travel Insurance vs… Read More »7 Annual Travel Insurance Policy Tips You Need to Know

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Point A Hotel Shoreditch Video Review & Things to Know

Looking for a hotel in the Shoreditch area of London? The Point A Hotel Shoreditch is in a great location. It’s handy for the attractions and walking distance to the wonderful Spitalfields food market. Check out this review, including a video room tour of a cosy double room for everything you need to plan your stay. Cost of Stay – 2 Nights in January 2023 for 2 people – £198. That does not include breakfast. You can check prices right now using the map below. Point A Shoreditch Point A Hotel Shoreditch Location The Point A Hotel Shoreditch is located… Read More »Point A Hotel Shoreditch Video Review & Things to Know

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Yearly Travel Insurance – Everything You Need to Know

Want to know all about yearly travel insurance? Check out this guide and get all your questions answered including what it covers, when to buy it, and pros and cons. It’s all here. Links You Might Find Helpful:Get a Quote Quickly at CoverwiseTravel Insurance for Travellers with Existing Medical ConditionsAnnual Travel Insurance vs Single Trip – Which is Best for You? Yearly Travel Insurance – What Is It? Yearly travel insurance is a policy that covers you wherever you travel for a whole year. It is sometimes called annual travel insurance or multi-trip travel insurance. You take out a policy… Read More »Yearly Travel Insurance – Everything You Need to Know

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Traveling Made Easy with a Book Light for Reading

A book light is a great travel essential if you have ever been frustrated by the lack of a decent bedside light when travelling. It’s also great for long-haul flights, especially those which travel overnight. This is also a great book light that won’t disturb your sleeping partner if you like to read and they don’t. You can check this reading book light out on Amazon or buy it from my shop via the link below Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonExtra Long Travel Power CableMore Private Tour Shore Excursion Options Looking for a Book Light for Reading?… Read More »Traveling Made Easy with a Book Light for Reading

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Check Out This Cabin Bag for Easyjet – It’s A Perfect Fit!

This cabin bag for Easyjet is the ideal choice for travellers. Its perfect size allows it to fit snugly under the seat, making it free to take on board. Don’t miss out on this convenient and hassle-free travel companion – buy now and enjoy a stress-free journey. (It is large enough for a 3-5 day journey and means no waiting at the luggage belt – sweet!) Links You Might Find Helpful:Check out my detailed review of this caseCheck out this great selection of luggage at Travel Luggage & Cabin Bags Easy Jet Cabin Bag Great Cabin Bag for Easyjet Easyjet… Read More »Check Out This Cabin Bag for Easyjet – It’s A Perfect Fit!

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What It’s Really Like To Have A Job That Travels the World

Are you interested in finding a job that travels the world? I’m lucky enough to have had one for over 30 years. Read on to find out what’s it really like! A Job That Travels the World – Being a Tour Manager For over 30 years I have been lucky enough to have a job that I have enjoyed and a job that travels the world. A Tour Manager is someone who leads touring holidays and escorted tours. They are responsible for running the tour and sorting out any issues. It’s a complex role and once out on tour, you… Read More »What It’s Really Like To Have A Job That Travels the World

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How to Find Cheap Flights to Anywhere Really Easily

Are you travelling on a budget and want to get the most from it? I love finding great flight deals and this search technique is my go-to way to start planning a trip. Read on and I will guide you step by step on how to find some cheap flights to anywhere quickly and easily. Links You Might Find Helpful:Check Cheap Flights with Cashback on WayAwayFind Flight Deals with These Flight Booking HacksHow to Travel Cheaper How To Cheap Flights to Anywhere Using Skyscanner to Search Flights Skyscanner is such a great tool for finding cheap flights. It’s what I… Read More »How to Find Cheap Flights to Anywhere Really Easily

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Travel Cheaper with 6 Tried and Tested Money Saving Tips

Looking for ways to travel cheaper? Check out these 6 top tips – they will all help get the most from your travel budget. Links You Might Find Helpful:Check Cheap Flights with Cashback on WayAwayFind Flight Deals with These Flight Booking HacksGet Cheap Packages on Loveholidays Travel Cheaper by Using a Reverse Flight Search Skyscanner is a great site for finding cheap flights, and it is very easy to use. However, there is a great way to put together interesting trips based on cheap flights. It’s a reverse search. To do it you just need one destination in mind that… Read More »Travel Cheaper with 6 Tried and Tested Money Saving Tips

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Travel Probiotic – A Great Way To Stay Well When Travelling

Looking for a travel probiotic? This is the one I use when travelling. It helps me deal with changing food and diet better. Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonGinger Sweets to Help with Motion SicknessAll My Recommended Travel Essentials Best Probiotic for Travel Travel Probiotic This is the brand that I use when I travel somewhere I think this might be helpful. Probiotic for Travel Why Do I Recommend This Travel Probiotic? Best Probiotic for Travelling The Best Travel Probiotic During my travels, I have often been in places where food hygiene is a little different. In the early… Read More »Travel Probiotic – A Great Way To Stay Well When Travelling

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Wired Earphones – Great Value and Great for Travelling

Looking for some wired earphones for travel? These are great value and the sound is reasonably good. I always have these as a back up just in case! Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonGreat Travel EarbudsAll My Recommended Travel Essentials Earphones for Flying Wired Earphones Travel Earphones Why Do I Recommend Wired Earphones? Travel Earphones The Best Wired Earphones Wired earphones are great to have when travelling. They are a backup in case your Bluetooth earphones or earbuds run out of battery. They are also great to have in case you are flying with an airline that doesn’t allow… Read More »Wired Earphones – Great Value and Great for Travelling

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My List of Travel Essentials – 10 Things You Absolutely Need

Here are my 10 travel essentials based on years of travelling with thousands of travellers all over the world. During that time I have met all sorts of travellers, travelling on all types of holidays from budget to luxury ones. No matter what the holiday has cost I have seen guests across all types of trips experience similar problems which have adversely impacted their enjoyment of the tour, the country they have visited, and their experience. So here are my top 10 travel essentials to make sure you avoid the problems I most commonly see travellers experience. Links You Might… Read More »My List of Travel Essentials – 10 Things You Absolutely Need

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This Great Travel Documents Holder Will Keep You Organised

This great travel documents holder will keep everything organised. It’s got space for multiple passports/documents, money, cards, pen holder & phone pocket! Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonCheck Out This Great Flight BagSee All My Recommended Travel Essentials Travel Documents Holder Why Do I Recommend This Travel Documents Holder? Travel Documents Holder The Best Travel Documents Holder Keeping travel documents and items together makes travelling less stressful. There is nothing worse than getting to an airport gate and being unable to find your boarding pass. It’s also important to keep all your documents together. When travelling it is easy… Read More »This Great Travel Documents Holder Will Keep You Organised

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Affordable Earbuds for Travel – Lightweight & Great Sound

Check out these earbuds for travel. They are great value, have a long run time with the charger case and they are noise cancelling. They are also comfy to wear. Check out my guide to my favourite earbuds for travel. Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonWired Earphones (Great as Back Up)All My Recommended Travel Essentials Earbyds for Flying Earbuds for Travel Earbuds for Travel Why Do I Recommend These Earbuds? Best Travel Wireless Earbuds The Best Earbuds for Travel Travelling can often be quite a noisy experience. Airports, train stations, hotels, buses, cities and streets – all can be… Read More »Affordable Earbuds for Travel – Lightweight & Great Sound

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This Great Travel Adapter With USB Is The Only One You Need

This travel adapter with USB not only fits multi-power sockets when travelling it also has 4 USB charging ports on it! Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonExtra Longer Travel Power CableCheck Out All My Recommended Travel Essentials Travel Adapter with USB Trave Adapter with USB Why Do I Recommend This Travel Adapter? The Best Travel Adapter with USB This adapter is a multi-power socket and travel adapter in one, which is convenient. It has a smart chip inside it. That means it knows when it has something connected to it and when that something needs charging. That’s great for… Read More »This Great Travel Adapter With USB Is The Only One You Need

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Ginger Tablets for Motion Sickness – Very Effective Relief

I’ve suffered with motion sickness all my life. Having tried every tablet and potion out there I’ve found that ginger tablets are really effective at preventing motion sickness. They don’t have any side effects like travel sickness tablets. These ginger tablets for motion sickness are always in my travel kit. Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonGinger Sweets for Mild Motion SicknessCheck Out All My Recommended Travel Essentials Ginger Tablets for Motion Sickness Ginger Tablets – Caution Please check the information carefully about these tablets. The manufacturer advises that anyone on blood thinners should not use these. Ginger for… Read More »Ginger Tablets for Motion Sickness – Very Effective Relief

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This Extra Long Travel Power Cord Is A Travel Essential

This extra-long power cable has been in my travel kit for the last 5 years or more – it really is a travel essential. Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonTravel Power Adapter Worldwide with 4 x USB OutletsCheck Out My Recommended Travel Essentials Travel Power Cord Why Do I Recommend This Travel Power Cord? The Best Travel Power Cord Everything is on our mobile phones nowadays – it’s so much more than a mobile phone. That’s why when travelling we need to keep our mobile phones close by. How many times have you gone into your hotel room only… Read More »This Extra Long Travel Power Cord Is A Travel Essential

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Travel Flight Bags – Perfect for Keeping Your Belongings Close By

Looking for a great travel flight bags? This is the same one that I have been using for over 15 years – it really is a travel essential. A flight bag is ideal for long haul flights because it helps you keep all your belongings close by. It’s also a great all round travel bag. Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonCheck Out This Easyjet Underseat CaseSee All My Recommended Travel Essentials Best Travel Flight Bags Why Do I Recommend These Travel Flight Bags The Best Travel Flight Bags If, like me, you are a nervous flyer then accessing your… Read More »Travel Flight Bags – Perfect for Keeping Your Belongings Close By

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Ginger Sweets – Simple and Effective Relief for Travel Sickness

These ginger sweets are the best I have found – effective without being overpowering. Some of the ones I tried were so strong they actually made me feel sick! They are ideal for managing low-level travel sickness symptoms with no side effects. Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonTry These Ginger Tablets for More Severe Motion SicknessCheck Out All My Recommended Travel Essentials Ginger Sweets for Nausea Ginger Sweets Travel Sickness Sweets Why Do I Recommend These Sweets? Ginger Sweets for Travel Sickness The Best Ginger Sweets Travel sickness can make travelling grim. If like me you suffer from travel… Read More »Ginger Sweets – Simple and Effective Relief for Travel Sickness

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Travel Fan – Keep Cool With This Really Tiny Powerful Fan

This rechargeable travel fan is always in my bag no matter where I am travelling. This fan is a great way to keep cool when travelling and help keep travel sickness at bay. Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonThese Ginger Sweets Are Ideal for Relieving Motion SicknessCheck Out All My Recommended Travel Essentials Looking for a Great Travel Fan? Why Do I Recommend This Travel Fan? The Best Travel Fan If you suffer from travel sickness as I do then you know that overheating is one of the easiest ways to start feeling sick. It can be difficult to… Read More »Travel Fan – Keep Cool With This Really Tiny Powerful Fan

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An Amazing Travel Sleep Mask For a Great Night’s Sleep

Check out this great mask – it’s great for sleeping at night time and napping. I don’t travel without it! Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonSilicone Earplugs for Great SleepCheck Out All My Recommended Travel Essentials Here Sleep Travel Mask Travel Sleep Mask Why Do I Recommend This Travel Sleep Mask? Sleep Travel Mask Why Is a Travel Sleep Mask Important? Sleep Travel Mask The Best Travel Sleep Mask There are lots of travel masks available. I have tried plenty of them! The one I am recommending has been in my travel kit for the last couple of… Read More »An Amazing Travel Sleep Mask For a Great Night’s Sleep

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The Best Hanging Wash Bag – Ideal for Frequent Travellers

This hanging wash bag is durable, with lots of storage. It makes packing and unpacking toiletries a breeze! Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct on AmazonCheck Out This Packing Cube Set Which Includes A Hanging Wash BagCheck Out All My Recommended Travel Essentials Here Wash Bag Hanging Looking For A Hanging Wash Bag? This one is great, it’s durable and great value too. Hanging Wash Bags Why Do I Recommend This Hanging Wash Bag? Available for £9 including delivery – get your hanging wash bag now Hanging Washing Bag Why Do I Like a Hanging Wash Bag? They are super… Read More »The Best Hanging Wash Bag – Ideal for Frequent Travellers

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10 Top 2023 Travel Trends You Need to Know About

2023 looks like it is going to be an even busier year than 2022 for travel. Here are some of the travel trends for 2023 you need to know about. 1. Travel Trends 2023 – Value-Driven Travel Given the cost of living crisis, it’s no surprise that value-driven travel is going to be much more important in 2023. Surveys show that people are generally planning to travel the same amount as previously, with many travellers saying they plan to travel more. However, they are looking for greater value from their travel spending. All-inclusive bookings are on the increase and there… Read More »10 Top 2023 Travel Trends You Need to Know About

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Monte Gordo Algarve Review – Everything You Need to Visit

Are you looking for a holiday in the Algarve? Monte Gordo Algarve is a wonderful beach resort. It’s close to the Spanish border making it ideal for trips there as well as exploring the Algarve coastline. Check out this Monte Gordo review including everything you need to plan your visit. Monte Gordo Algarve – Summary of Visit 1 = Poor, 5 = Excellent Comments Personal Safety 5 Felt safe walking everywhere Cleanliness 4 Scenery 5 Beautiful beach Friendly People 5 Very friendly welcome & departure Weather 4 20 degrees Getting There 5 Flights to Faro from Glasgow Prestwick Facilities 4… Read More »Monte Gordo Algarve Review – Everything You Need to Visit

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Check Out the Best Time to Book a Hotel & Bag A Bargain

Do you want to find out the best time to book a hotel so you get the best rate possible? Read on to find out what you need to know and start saving! Links You Might Find Helpful:Read How to Get Cheap Hotel DealsGet MoreTips on My Travel More & Spend Less Page Best Time to Book Hotels – What Season? When considering when is the best time to book hotels it can be really helpful to know when it is high season in the place you are planning to visit. A simple way to get the best deals is… Read More »Check Out the Best Time to Book a Hotel & Bag A Bargain

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The Ultimate Guide to Priority Pass Membership

Are you interested in learning more about Priority Pass Membership? Then you are in the right place, this guide has everything you need to know and more. Priority Pass lounge access is one of my travel essentials. It helps me deal with the busy and noisy atmosphere of an airport better and helps reduce my flying anxiety. I like to think of it as an upgrade to the overall flying experience! Read on for everything you need to know about Priority Pass lounges including; Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Priority PassPriority Pass Benefits to Get the Most… Read More »The Ultimate Guide to Priority Pass Membership

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Foyers House Hotel Review – Loch-Facing Room Video Tour

Looking to stay at the Foyers House Hotel? Here is my review, including a video room tour, of a one-night stay in November 2022. I was staying in Foyers because I was attending a photography course. Price for Stay – 1 Night in November 2022 for 1 person – £100. This does not include breakfast. You can check prices easily using the map search below. 1. Foyers House Hotel Location Foyers House Hotel is located in Upper Foyers. It is very close to the Falls of Foyers. Foyers House 2. Foyers House Hotel Address General Wade’s Military Road Foyers IV2… Read More »Foyers House Hotel Review – Loch-Facing Room Video Tour

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Newton Stewart Review – All You Need to Plan Your Visit

Looking for a great town in Dumfries and Galloway to visit, with plenty to do in the surrounding area? Newton Stewart is a pretty little town located alongside the River Cree. There are some lovely places to explore in and around the town and the lovely coast is within easy reach. Check out my guide to this lovely riverside town and get planning your visit. 1. Newton Stewart – What’s In the Town There are some great independent shops including a great DIY store, some interesting gift shops, cafes, and takeaways. Here are the ones I checked out during my… Read More »Newton Stewart Review – All You Need to Plan Your Visit

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Highland Hotel Strathpeffer Review inc Video Room Tour

Looking to stay in Strathpeffer? The Highland Hotel is located right in the centre of Strathpeffer overlooking the square. It is dog friendly, has free parking, and also has a restaurant and bar. Check out this review of the Highland Hotel Strathpeffer, which includes a video tour of a corner dog-friendly room. What is the Highland Hotel Strathpeffer Like? The Highland Hotel is a large hotel in a historic building. The hotel has a wood-panelled lounge and dining area and some stained glass windows. The hotel is set at the top of the hill overlooking Strathpeffer Village. There are trees… Read More »Highland Hotel Strathpeffer Review inc Video Room Tour

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Scottish Highlands Railway Holiday – All You Need to Know

I’m an expert because; I worked for over 10 years as a Tour Manager for Newmarket Holidays and have taken multiple Highland Railway Tours Are you thinking of taking this Scottish Highlands Railway holiday with Newmarket Holidays? Here’s my in depth review of this lovely holiday based on taking this trip many times as a Tour Manager. I’ve included lots of videos and information so you know what you can enjoy on this holiday. I can book this tour for you and also personalise it to suit your requirements! Scottish Highlands Railway Holiday Scottish Highlands Railway Holiday – Holiday Headlines… Read More »Scottish Highlands Railway Holiday – All You Need to Know

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Sleep App for Travelling with Lots of Bedtime Travel Stories

Do you find it difficult to fall asleep? Does your mind have difficulty shutting down? Well then check out this review of my favourite sleep app for travelling which is also great for travellers! 1. Sleep App for Travelling – Calm Sleep App The Calm Sleep App is like a bedtime story app for adults. It’s a paid app and is £36 a year. Calm is actually much more than just a sleep app. Here are some of the features that it has; 2. Sleep App for Travelling? Perhaps it should really be the best sleep app for travellers? The… Read More »Sleep App for Travelling with Lots of Bedtime Travel Stories

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Baku Holiday Review – All You Need to Plan Your Visit

Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan, located beside the Black Sea. It’s a crazy mix of ancient and modern. There’s futuristic architecture alongside silk road inns and oil pumping wells. It’s also not visited so much by tourists so it feels a bit undiscovered. Check out my guide for all you need to know to plan your Baku holiday. Baku Holiday Let’s start with where Baku is. It’s in Azerbaijan on the Eastern coast. The map below shows Azerbaijan. Baku Holiday – Summary of Visit 1 = Poor, 5 = Excellent Comments Personal Safety 5 Safe walking anywhere at anytime… Read More »Baku Holiday Review – All You Need to Plan Your Visit

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Airport Lounge Membership Comparison – Find Your Best Deal

Who doesn’t love an airport lounge? A little oasis of calm and comfort amid the noise and bustle of an airport. Airport lounges are a way to upgrade my flying experience, much appreciated given I am a nervous flyer anyway. I also use them to catch up on work and make better use of my time. This airport lounge membership comparison compares the main airport lounge pass schemes. Read on to find which scheme is the best airport lounge membership for you based on your travel plans. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Priority PassAirport Membership Versus Pay… Read More »Airport Lounge Membership Comparison – Find Your Best Deal

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Valencia Holiday Review – All You Need to Plan Your Visit

Thinking of a Valencia holiday? It’s a popular place to visit, with good reason! Valencia is such a wonderful city. It’s easy to explore on foot and on public transport. There are plenty of great attractions and an amazing park that wraps around the city. It’s a warm and welcoming city with plenty to offer. It’s also easy to get to from the UK. Read on to discover why a Valencia holiday should be on your list! Valencia Considering a Valencia Holiday? Check out everything you need to know to plan your trip. Valencia City Breaks How To Get to… Read More »Valencia Holiday Review – All You Need to Plan Your Visit

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Riga City Break Review – All You Need to Plan Your Visit

Riga is a fantastic place to visit. It’s easy to get to, affordable and has lots of attractions. There is everything from great museums to interesting architecture and the largest food market in Europe. A Riga weekend break is achievable and affordable with great flight connections from the UK but it’s also a good spot for a longer holiday if you want to explore further afield. Read on for everything you need to know about visiting and to help you plan your Riga city break. (My Riga city break review is based on 3 trips to this lovely city.) Riga… Read More »Riga City Break Review – All You Need to Plan Your Visit

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Coach Holidays for Single Travellers – 3 Key Things to Know

Are you a single traveller? Solo travel is on the increase and predicted to grow further, up from 19% in 2019 to 23%. There are several coach holidays for single travellers. Here are the main 3 types of coach holidays available; If you are not sure which option suits you best check out this guide and find the perfect coach holiday for you. Check out this guide below to learn more about the options if you are a single traveller looking to go on a coach holiday, and find your perfect trip. Links You Might Find Helpful:Key Things You Need… Read More »Coach Holidays for Single Travellers – 3 Key Things to Know

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Southerness Holiday Cottage Review – Dog Friendly

Are you planning a Southerness holiday cottage? Check out this review based on a 1 week stay in Southerness in November 2021. It’s got all the information you need to plan your visit. Links You Might Find Helpful:Koulara Holiday Cottage in SouthernessSoutherness Things to DoNewton Stewart Guide – All You Need to Plan Your Trip Southerness Holiday Cottage 1. Getting To Southerness Southerness is a coastal village located south of Dumfries. It is about 25 minutes from Dumfries centre. Southerness Holiday Cottage 2. Southerness Village – What’s There? The village of Southerness is dominated by the caravan park. It stretches… Read More »Southerness Holiday Cottage Review – Dog Friendly

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11 Southerness Things To Do – Cute Cafes & Great Wildlife

Looking for things to do in Southerness? It’s a great spot for exploring the Argyll and Bute coastline. Check out this guide to Southerness things to do for some ideas of places to go and things to do. Links You Might Find Helpful:Southerness Self Catering Holiday Cottage ReviewHoliday Cottages in the AreaThreave Gardens Review Southerness Things to Do Things to Do In Southerness 11 Great Southerness Things to Do We loved the dog-friendly cafes, seeing Red Kites up close, and a museum about one of the biggest factories in the UK during World War 2. Read on for all the… Read More »11 Southerness Things To Do – Cute Cafes & Great Wildlife

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The Bank House Uttoxeter Review – Helpful Things to Know

Are you looking for a hotel in Uttoxeter? Check out this review including a video tour of the Bank House Uttoxeter. It’s definitely a bit quirky! Click below to find the best prices available online; 1. The Bank House Uttoxeter: Address and Telephone Number The Bank House Uttoxeter Address; Church St, Uttoxeter ST14 8AG The Bank House Uttoxeter Telephone Number; 01889 566922 Bank House Hotel Uttoxeter 2. The Bank House Uttoxeter: Directions If you approach the hotel from the Dove roundabout take a right turn in Silver Street and you will come to a car park. Enter the car park… Read More »The Bank House Uttoxeter Review – Helpful Things to Know

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Threave Gardens Review Plus Tips to Plan Your Visit

Thinking of visiting Threave Gardens? It’s a lovely place to visit with a nice cafe (two in the summer months), and great gardens. It’s also a national bat reserve! Check out my Threave Gardens review for all you need to plan your visit. Links You Might Find Helpful:Newton Stewart Review – All You Need to Plan Your VisitSoutherness Holiday Cottage Review Threave Gardens Threave Gardens 1. Threave Gardens Location The first thing to mention is that two locations might be easily confused. Threave Gardens is owned by the National Trust and is located separately from Threave Castle which is owned… Read More »Threave Gardens Review Plus Tips to Plan Your Visit

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Holiday Inn Luton Airport Video Review & Must-Know Tips

The Holiday Inn Luton Airport is a fantastic hotel option for travelers seeking convenience and affordability. With its proximity to the airport and competitively priced rooms, this hotel offers a great stay experience. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to book your stay – check availability now! Holiday Inn Luton Address The address of the Holiday Inn Luton is; London Luton Airport, Airport Way, Luton LU2 9LF Luton Airport Hotel Holiday Inn Luton Contact Number The telephone number of the hotel is; 01582 218111 Hotels Near Luton Airport Getting from the Airport to Holiday Inn Luton (And Back) There is… Read More »Holiday Inn Luton Airport Video Review & Must-Know Tips

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Sleeperz Dundee Review – Helpful Things to Know

Looking for a hotel in Dundee? Sleeperz Dundee is located close to the V&A Museum, beside the city centre and close to the harbour area. It’s also right above the railway station. Check out this review which includes a video tour of a bedroom. You can check prices online using the map below. 1. Sleeperz Dundee Address Sleeperz Dundee Address: 2 S Union St, Dundee DD1 4BF Sleeper Hotel Dundee 2. Sleeperz Dundee Phone Number The phone number is 01382 725888 3. Sleeperz Dundee Location and Directions The easiest way to arrive at Sleeperz Dundee is by train as the… Read More »Sleeperz Dundee Review – Helpful Things to Know

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Brodie Castle Review: All You Need to Plan Your Visit

Thinking of visiting Brodie Castle? With lovely grounds to walk in, a quirky castle, a cute cafe, and a fabulous play area what’s not to like? Check out this guide for all you need to know Brodie Castle Address and Telephone Number Brodie Castle address is; Brodie, Forres IV36 2TE Brodie Castle’s telephone number is; 01309 641700 Brodie Castle Scotland Brodie Castle Location Brodie Castle is located just off the A96. The castle is accessed by following the signs off the A96 for Brodie Castle which is not the same place as Brodie Countryfare. Brodie Countryfare is an upmarket shop… Read More »Brodie Castle Review: All You Need to Plan Your Visit

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Jurys Inn Aberdeen Video Review & Helpful Things to Know

The Jury’s Inn Aberdeen is a super convenient hotel located in the heart of Union Square Shopping Centre. Everything is on your doorstep including the city centre, train station, shopping centre and theatres. Read on to find out more or check prices right now using the map below. (Since writing this post the hotel has been taken over and it’s now the Leonardo Aberdeen) 1. Jurys Inn Aberdeen Address and Telephone Number The address of Jurys Inn Aberdeen is Union Square, Guild St, Aberdeen AB11 5RG 2. Jurys Inn Aberdeen Telephone Number The telephone number of Jurys Inn Aberdeen is… Read More »Jurys Inn Aberdeen Video Review & Helpful Things to Know

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45x36x20 Cabin Bag Review – Free on Easyjet Flights

Looking for an Easyjet 45x36x20 cabin bag? Check out these great case which fits perfectly under the seat in front on Easyjet. It’s an under seat cabin bag with wheels. Links You Might Find Helpful:Buy Direct at Travel and Cabin LuggageOverhead Locker Cabin Bag ReviewCheck Out All My Recommended Travel Essentials Easyjet 45x36x20 Cabin Bag Why Do I Recommend This 45x36x20 Cabin Bag? (Just in case you didn’t know Easyjet have changed all their baggage rules. The only luggage you can travel with, without paying an extra charge, is an under-seat case. Check out my Easyjet Baggage guide for all… Read More »45x36x20 Cabin Bag Review – Free on Easyjet Flights

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Douro River Cruise In Depth Review: By a Tour Manager

Looking for Douro River cruise reviews? Check out this in-depth review of this lovely Douro River Cruise – which includes photos and videos I took while on this trip. I’m sharing everything I learned to help you decide if this is the perfect cruise for you. I’m also comparing two cruises – one operated by SAGA and one operated by Riviera. I have done the SAGA one but they are both very similar in terms of tours and timings. Read on to find your perfect Douro river cruise. Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out All About Coach HolidaysTop Tips for… Read More »Douro River Cruise In Depth Review: By a Tour Manager

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Highland Cottages with Hot Tubs – Find Your Tub Now

Are you looking to visit the Highlands of Scotland? Looking for Highland cottages with hot tubs so you can enjoy some bubbly holiday bliss? Great – well here is a selection picked just for you with some notes from me to help you find you perfect stay! I’ve organised this list in ascending price order. All these properties take dogs too (there is generally a charge for dogs) 1. Highland Cottages with Hot Tubs – Bothan Buie £579-£921 per week Up to 2 dogs 2 Double Beds Bothan Buie is a bothy style accommdation is located close to the pretty… Read More »Highland Cottages with Hot Tubs – Find Your Tub Now

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Inverewe Gardens Review – Essential Tips & Info

If you are going to be up on the West Coast anywhere near Gairloch or Poolewe then you need to consider visiting Inverewe Gardens. They are stunning any time of the year, with a nice cafe (you can visit the cafe without having to pay to go into the gardens). Inverewe Gardens Reviews What Are Inverewe Gardens? The house is now open to visit. It’s well worth a stroll through. Don’t miss the quirky light fitting in the entrance doorway. Once inside the main door, you will find a guide who can help with any questions you might have. There… Read More »Inverewe Gardens Review – Essential Tips & Info

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Dog Friendly Cottages Inverness – Find Your Perfect Stay

Great – then this post is for you! I’ve handpicked a selection of houses, cottages and apartments around the Inverness area which are all pet friendly. They all include WIFI, linens and heating too. I’ve given a sense of the location of each property so get reading and find your perfect stay today. Dog Friendly Cottages Inverness Dog Friendly Cottages Inverness 1. 2 x Double Bedrooms, 2 x Bathrooms, Quiet Location & Enclosed Garden 2 Dogs Nessie’s Nest is set in a residential area of Inverness, yet within 2 miles of the attractions of the city centre. The house is… Read More »Dog Friendly Cottages Inverness – Find Your Perfect Stay

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Lodges with Hot Tubs Inverness: Find Your Tub Now

Looking for some super cute lodges with hot tubs Inverness? Well, you are in the right place! Inverness is a great base for a stay in the Highlands, giving you great access to all the attractions that the Highlands has to offer. For now, let’s get cracking finding you a great lodge with a hot tub to stay in! Lodges with Hot Tubs Inverness 1. Amazing Hot Tubs Views & BBQ Hut As Well As a Super Sleek Lodge for up to 10 Pebble Beach has direct access to the pebble beach at Culloden (yes it’s the same Culloden where… Read More »Lodges with Hot Tubs Inverness: Find Your Tub Now

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Holiday Cottages Inverness – Great Stays in the City

If you are looking for holiday cottages Inverness – then read on! Check out this guide to holiday cottages Inverness, including information on what’s nearby and the area the holiday cottage is in. All the holiday cottages in this article include heating, towels and linen because who wants to be cold and doing the washing on holiday! All the properties are within easy reach of Inverness city centre on foot. These are all dog free properties i.e. they do not accept pets. (For dog friendly properties check out my guide to Dog Friendly Cottages in Inverness) Holiday Cottages Inverness Holiday… Read More »Holiday Cottages Inverness – Great Stays in the City

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Hilton Aberdeen TECA Review – Helpful Things Before You Book

Heading to an event at the Aberdeen TECA? Check out this real guest review of the Hilton Aberdeen TECA. It’s got everything you need to know about staying at the hotel, plus what hotels are nearby. It also includes a video room tour. Check out this review, including a video tour of a bedroom, from a 1 night stay in July 2021 The Professional Traveller Overall Rating for Hilton Aberdeen TECA ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Room Quality ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Service ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Cleanliness ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Value for Money ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pros 👍 Cons 👎 Want to check prices now? Use this map to find the best price… Read More »Hilton Aberdeen TECA Review – Helpful Things Before You Book

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Green List Travel 2021 – What You Really Need to Know

Well that’s fab news because you are in the right place! In this article I am going to talk you through some of things you need to consider before booking your travel, help you understand some of the potential risks and complications and help you to avoid any unnecessary complications. Green List Travel 2021 – What Does This Actually Mean? The Governments of the UK have developed a colour coded system to help travellers understand the rules around travelling out of the UK. Here is what the colour coding means; Red List – travel is only allowed for a very… Read More »Green List Travel 2021 – What You Really Need to Know

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Explore Duncansby Stacks – A Must-Visit for Travelers

If you are visiting John O’Groats you need to take a little side trip to Duncansby Stacks. Duncasby Stacks are stunning sea stacks, alongside a dramatic bit of coastline that is filled with seabirds. On my visit I spent several hours exploring the dramatic sea stacks with my camera. It’s easy to get to, there is free parking and it’s dramatic and beautiful whatever the weather. Duncansby Stacks 1. Where Are Duncansby Stacks? The location of Duncansby Stacks is at Duncansby head, to the East of John O’Groats. The sea stacks are located just off the Eastern coast. Stacks of… Read More »Explore Duncansby Stacks – A Must-Visit for Travelers

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Lonsdale House Bowness – A Fab Self Catering Property

Are you looking for somewhere to stay in Bowness on Windemere? If so check out this review of Lonsdale House Bowness, a great hotel located just at the top of the main street in Bowness, within easy reach of all the attractions. 2023 Update Lonsdale House is now a holiday let. They have kept all the features from the hotel. There are 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and they have three 4 poster beds. They have reconfigured the accommodation a little but kept it pretty much as it was when it was a hotel. Genius! See all the details on… Read More »Lonsdale House Bowness – A Fab Self Catering Property

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Great Self Catering Accommodation in Wick – Right on the NC500

Looking for self catering accommodation in Wick? Check out this great apartment – with free parking, located right on the NC500 and within easy walking distance of town. Looking for a Self Catering Accommodation in Wick? Why not consider this great 2 double bedroomed apartment with free parking, fully equipped kitchen, all linen and towels, great lounge with Neflix and Freeview on the TV within a 10 minute walk of Wick High Street? It’s also right on the NC500 route! Sound interesting? It’s great value and a great place to stay – they even provide all the fabric conditioner and… Read More »Great Self Catering Accommodation in Wick – Right on the NC500

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Review of An Amazing Forres Self Catering Cottage – Check It Out Now

Check out my review of Wee Gem, a fabulous Forres self catering holiday cottage just 3.5 miles from Forres itself. Here is everything you need to know including a video tour of the inside of the cottage. 1. Forres Self Catering Cottage – Booking Wee Gem I booked A Wee Gem through Cottages.com because I had previously booked a holiday cottage stay but had been unable to go due to travel restrictions in Scotland. After a series of phone calls, I was able to change the booking to a Wee Gem which I booked for the first week in May… Read More »Review of An Amazing Forres Self Catering Cottage – Check It Out Now

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Hotel Sol E Mar Albufeira Algarve Review – Great Location!

Are you looking for a great hotel in Albufeira? Right on the beach? With great facilities? Well fab. You are in the right place. Check out my review of a the 4 Star Hotel Sol E Mar Albufeira. (Since my stay this hotel is now changed to being for adults only) Hotel Sol E Mar Albufeira – Location The Sol E Mar is located in Albufeira. This is one of the main resorts in the Algarve. The hotel itself is located beside the sea in a great location for exploring the old town and beach areas alike. Sol E Mar… Read More »Hotel Sol E Mar Albufeira Algarve Review – Great Location!

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Vidamar Resort Algarve Review – All You Need to Know

Are you looking for a great resort-styled hotel with everything in one place? Then check out my review of a 3-night stay at the Vidamar Resort Algarve. It’s a lovely hotel, with great rooms, plus spa facilities, beach access and a choice of restaurants. Check out my review or just put your travel dates in below to find the best prices Vidamar Resort Hotel Algarve Vidamar Resort Hotel Algarve Address The address of the Vidamar Resort Algarve is: R. da Boca da Alagoa Lote 1, 8200-424 Guia, Portugal The telephone number of the Vidamar Resort Algarve is: +351 289 038… Read More »Vidamar Resort Algarve Review – All You Need to Know

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Vilamoura Holiday Review – All You Need to Plan Your Trip

Vilamoura is a lovely holiday resort set in the beautiful Algarve region of Portugal. Not only does it have lovely beaches, it also has lots of green areas, golf courses, great hotels and a marina. It’s a little less crowded and busy than it’s near neighbour Albufeira. It still has plenty to offer holidaymakers so check out all you need to know about a Vilamoura holiday. Vilamoura Vilamoura Holiday Vilamoura Holidays Getting There From the UK The main airport in the Algarve is Faro Airport. It’s set a little outside the town of Faro, which is worth a visit if… Read More »Vilamoura Holiday Review – All You Need to Plan Your Trip

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Village Hotel Solihull Review – Helpful Tips & Inside Look

Are you looking to stay in Solihull, near Birmingham airport? Check out the Village Hotel Solihull. It’s a resort-based hotel with a pool, gym, coffee shop, and restaurant. Read on for all you need to know or check the price right now using the map below. The Village Hotel Solihull It’s in a great location for Birmingham airport and has a restaurant, coffee shop, gym, and spa as well. Check out this review of a 3-night stay. The Village Solihull Village Hotel Solihull Parking I chose to stay at the Village Hotel Solihull for 3 nights because I was on… Read More »Village Hotel Solihull Review – Helpful Tips & Inside Look

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Ibis Birmingham New Street Review & Helpful Things to Know

Looking to stay at the Ibis Birmingham New Street? This hotel is close to the station, directly across from the Chinese Quarter, the markets and the city centre attractions. Check out this review including a video room tour. Ibis Birmingham New Street – A Great City Centre Hotel Are you looking for a hotel within easy access of Birmingham New Street station? Check out my review of a one-night stay in March 2019. Find the best prices available on the internet easily. 1. Getting to the Ibis Birmingham New Street Station It’s around a 10 minute walk from Birmingham New… Read More »Ibis Birmingham New Street Review & Helpful Things to Know

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Ibis Birmingham Airport Review – Helpful Things To Know

Are you looking for a good budget priced hotel at Birmingham Airport? This Ibis Birmingham Airport is located just across from the terminal. It’s just a short walk away and has great prices available. Check out my review of a one night stay and find a great price online. Ibis Birmingham What is the Ibis Birmingham Airport Like? Getting to the Ibis Birmingham Airport It was very easy to the Ibis Birmingham Airport as it is just a short walk across the car park from Birmingham International Airport. You have to navigate a bit through the parking areas but you… Read More »Ibis Birmingham Airport Review – Helpful Things To Know

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Sofitel Gatwick Review: Essential Tips for a Memorable Stay

Are you looking for a handily located Gatwick hotel? The Sofitel Gatwick is linked by a walkway to the North Terminal. It’s super convenient and great for an overnight stay. It’s also great for layovers or even to relax in the lounge area. Check out this Sofitel Gatwick review or just jump right in and check rates now. Sofitel Gatwick Location The Sofitel Hotel Gatwick is located at the North Terminal of London Gatwick Airport. It is actually connected via walkway. Just follow the signs from the terminal area. You head out towards the car parks and then through a… Read More »Sofitel Gatwick Review: Essential Tips for a Memorable Stay

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Suitel Bosphorus Taksim Review – Helpful Things to Know

Looking to stay in Istanbul? Check out my review of the Suitel Bosphorus Taksim. I booked a stay at the Suitel Bosphorus Taksim for 4 nights in late October 2019/early November 2019. It was my first visit to Istanbul, a city I had wanted to visit for a long time. The pictures on the internet looked nice and the location looked handy for the things I wanted to visit, as well as for public transport connections from Taksim Square. Suitel Bosphorus Taksim Arriving Suitel Bosphorus Taksim I arrived later in the evening due to my flight time and getting from… Read More »Suitel Bosphorus Taksim Review – Helpful Things to Know

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Sabiha Gokcen Airport Hotel Review – Helpful Things to Know

Are you looking to stay beside Sabiha Gokcen airport? Check out my review of the ISG Sabiha Gokcen Airport hotel – it’s a lovely hotel, with great rooms and just a short shuttle (free) ride to the airport. The Sabiha Gokcen Airport Hotel is an onsite hotel called the  ISG Airport Hotel. I stayed for one night in early November 2019 as I was flying out the next day from Sabiha Gokcen to Baku. Airport Hotel Sabiha Gokcen Getting to the Sabiha Gokcen Airport Hotel I arrived on one of the transfer buses from Taksim Square which drops passengers at… Read More »Sabiha Gokcen Airport Hotel Review – Helpful Things to Know

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10 Things to Know Before Your Scottish Highlands Holiday

Are you planning on taking a Scottish Highlands holiday? If so, great, and great choice by the way. I’ve been lucky enough to live in the Highlands of Scotland for coming up on 20 years and I still absolutely love it. There is always something new to see, a new delight, a new surprise – I’ve never lived anywhere like it. If you want to find out a bit more about what the Scottish Highlands are like then check out my page which includes more about what makes up the Highlands, what there is, what there isn’t and what it… Read More »10 Things to Know Before Your Scottish Highlands Holiday

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16 Loch Ness Things to Do – Makes a Great Day Trip

Thinking of visiting Loch Ness? Here’s a list of 16 things to do around Loch Ness which you can also make into a complete day tour, so I’ve included driving directions along the way. Nessie sightings not guaranteed! Links You Might Find Helpful:Shore Excursions from Invergordon Cruise PortLoch Ness Private Car Tour from InvergordonPrivate Tour Shore Excursion Options Things to Do in Loch Ness Loch Ness Things To Do Loch Ness Things To Do 1. Visit Dores and the only Beach at Loch Ness If you are driving Take the B862 from Inverness towards Dores. This road runs from the… Read More »16 Loch Ness Things to Do – Makes a Great Day Trip

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Coach Holiday Companies – Is Bigger Better?

Ever considered coach holiday companies and their differences when thinking of booking? There are big differences between smaller and larger coach holiday companies and these can have an impact on all aspects of the coach holiday experience. In this article, I look at 4 main coach holiday company differences you consider when choosing a coach holiday company. Read on to get an idea of what type of coach holiday might suit your holiday plans. Links You Might Find Helpful:Escorted Holiday Selection from TourRadar10 Crucial Things You Need to Know About Coach HolidaysAll You Need to Know About Coach Holidays Coach… Read More »Coach Holiday Companies – Is Bigger Better?

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Don’t Avoid a Coach Holiday – You Are Missing a Great Trip

Have you heard lots of bad things about coach holidays? As a result, have you tended to avoid a coach holiday as an option for your travels? In this article, I want to discuss some of the most common issues I have experienced over my 25 year career as a coach holiday tour manager. Instead of encouraging you to avoid a coach holiday completely, I want to share how you can easily overcome the most common problems, which are often caused by misconceptions or lack of research. Links You Might Find Helpful:Huge Selection of Touring Holidays at TourRadar10 Essential Things… Read More »Don’t Avoid a Coach Holiday – You Are Missing a Great Trip

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12 Tips for Travelling Well Wherever You Go

Do you like to enjoy happy travel? Do you want to leave a little trail of smiles wherever you go and spread a bit of love and positivity? Then check out this list of ways you can ensure you are travelling well. Travelling Well 1. Learn a Few Words of the Local Language Taking a bit of time to learn a few words of the local language shows respect and appreciation for other cultures when you are travelling. It’s one of my favourite happy travel hacks as it helps me to feel like I am experiencing the destination a bit… Read More »12 Tips for Travelling Well Wherever You Go

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14 Flight Booking Hacks: Save Big on Flights | Expert Tips

Finding a cheap flight is a great way to start planning your next adventure. It’s how I start planning all my trips. Check out these flight booking hacks where you will learn how to use new search techniques and plan trips. Read on now to learn how to smash your flight budget and get some great trip ideas. Short on Time? Flight Search Ideal For Where to Search Everywhere Flight Search Flexible travel plans and dates Skyscanner Reverse Flight Search Cheap routes to a chosen destination Skyscanner Explore Search Cheap flights, within search criteria Kayak Hopper App Flight price alerts… Read More »14 Flight Booking Hacks: Save Big on Flights | Expert Tips

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Details of all the Flights to Inverness from UK Airports

Inverness is well connected to the rest of the UK with plenty of direct flights. It’s also the gateway to the Highlands. Check out which UK airports fly to Inverness. I’ve focussed on direct flights to Inverness from destinations around the UK. Links You Might Find Helpful:Read More About InvernessThings to Do in InvernessFind Out All About The Scottish Highlands For each flight to Inverness, there is a schedule of flights with all the current flight options. There is also a calendar of flights so you can quickly find the lowest prices and a search box to check prices for… Read More »Details of all the Flights to Inverness from UK Airports

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What Is An Orientation Tour? Coach Holiday Terminology

Have you seen the phrase ‘orientation tour’ and wondered what it means? Do you know what the difference is between an orientation tour and a guided tour? There are some key differences you need to know about. Read on to learn all you need to know about this coach trip terminology and what it might mean for your holiday experience if you see this on your itinerary. Links You Might Find Helpful:Escorted and Touring Holidays from TourRadar10 Crucial Things to Know Before You Book a Coach HolidayCoach Holidays – All You Need to Know 1. What Does an Orientation Tour… Read More »What Is An Orientation Tour? Coach Holiday Terminology

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Inverness Airport Hotel Review – All You Need to Know

Need to stay close to Inverness airport? Well here’s a review of a 1 night stay at the Inverness Airport Hotel. It’s steps away from the airport building and some rooms have runway views! (If you are a fan of the Traitors TV series this hotel is where the contestants actually stay) Hotel Inverness Airport Looking To Stay at the Inverness Airport Hotel? It includes a video tour of the room and views from the room which were of the runway! Read on for everything you need to know and to find the best prices available online for this great… Read More »Inverness Airport Hotel Review – All You Need to Know

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Ultimate Guide to EasyJet Baggage For Stress Free Travel 🧳

Want to know more about EasyJet’s baggage policies? Read on to learn what you can bring with a guide to Easyjet’s luggage allowance. Pricing varies from flight to flight so it can take a bit of working out! Read on to ensure you understand the policies, pricing and you know what to compare – no one likes paying more than they need to for luggage! Links You Might Find Helpful:Find Out More at Travel Luggage Cabin BagsEasyjet Underseat Case ReviewAirport Lounge Membership Comparison Easyjet Baggage Allowance – A Complete Guide Easyjet Baggage Allowance What Is The Easyjet Baggage Allowance? From… Read More »Ultimate Guide to EasyJet Baggage For Stress Free Travel 🧳

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9 Easy Travel Packing Hacks to Maximise Your Luggage Space

Are you looking for some packing hacks to help when travelling? I’ve been travelling professionally for 30 years, I’ve learned lots about packing – mostly the hard way! Let me share with you my 9 Travel Packing Hacks to shortcut you to happy packing! So let’s jump into my list of packing hacks to help you travel more lightly on your next trip, but also ensure you have everything you need. Links You Might Find Helpful:Check Out My Travel Essentials including Packing CubesPacking Cubes and Compression Packing Cubes Travel Packing Hacks 1. Wear Your Heaviest Shoes When Flying I have… Read More »9 Easy Travel Packing Hacks to Maximise Your Luggage Space

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Newton Stewart Holiday Cottage Review – With Video Tour

Are you looking for a great Newton Stewart holiday cottage? Well check out this little gem, Minnow Cottage. It’s a great choice because; Read on to check out my review of Minnow Cottage. You can check out places to stay in Newton Stewart below. Newton Stewart Holiday Cottage In November 2020 I spent a lovely week in a Newton Stewart holiday cottage called Minnow Cottage, a one bedroom cottage bungalow set right beside the River Cree, so close it was almost in the River Cree actually! Newton Stewart is a lovely part of Dumfries and Galloway with Wigtown on the… Read More »Newton Stewart Holiday Cottage Review – With Video Tour

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Azores Island Hopping Review

Do you want inside tips and information about the itinerary from someone who has been? Great! You are in the exactly the right place. I have taken 5 or 6 British groups on holidays to the Azores Island Hopping and it is somewhere I really enjoy visiting. If you haven’t already read it I would recommend my Azores Holidays Guide . This gives you a detailed overview of the main hotels, the main places visited, excursions and much more – it’s everything you need to know about the Azores, what to see and what to do! (If you are new… Read More »Azores Island Hopping Review

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Are Coach Holidays Worth It? Here’s 9 Reasons Why They Are

If you have ever wondered ‘Are coach holidays worth it?’ then you might be interested in these 9 reasons why they are. They are based on feedback I’ve received from guests on coach holidays. I’ve taken over 9,500 people on coach holidays all over the world. Read on to see what they say. Links You Might Find Helpful:Huge Range of Escorted and Touring Holidays from Tour RadarCoach Holidays – All You Need to Know 9 Reasons to Choose a Coach Holiday Are Coach Holidays Worth It? 1. Coach Holidays Can Include Alot in Their Itineraries If you have done your… Read More »Are Coach Holidays Worth It? Here’s 9 Reasons Why They Are

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Azores Holidays – 9 Reasons to Visit This Amazing Place

I’ve been lucky to have visited the Azores 5 or 6 times taking coach holidays on tour there. The Azores are an amazing destination to visit. Before we jump into the list let me just explain where and what they are! Azores Holidays – What Are the Azores? The Azores is an archipelego of 9 islands set off the coast of Portugal (about 1.5 hours flying time) The Azores is an autonomous region of Portugal. They have their own President and some of their own laws. Each of the 9 islands is completely different with different dialects, cultures, food and… Read More »Azores Holidays – 9 Reasons to Visit This Amazing Place

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Plodda Falls Guide: Tips for Visiting This Majestic Cascade

Are you looking for a dramatic waterfall that is easy to get to (or with longer walks too?) Plodda Falls is a 150′ high dramatic waterfall set in beautiful Glen Affric, in the heart of the Highland wilderness. It’s easily reached on foot with the option of a longer walk through wonderful woodlands as well. Check out all you need to know including details of a cake shed! Links You Might Find Helpful:Holiday Cottages in the HighlandsHighland Holiday Cottages by SykesA Beautiful Highland Road Trip from Inverness to Gairloch Short on Time? Plodda Falls – Where It Is And How… Read More »Plodda Falls Guide: Tips for Visiting This Majestic Cascade

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Find Your Perfect Stay – 20 Hotels in Inverness Reviewed

Looking for a locals guide to help you find the best hotel for your stay? I’ve been in the Highlands for over 20 years and I’ve stayed at most of the hotels listed. Are you looking for hotels in Inverness? Hotels In Inverness Hotels Beside the River Ness Hotels in Inverness 1. Premier Inn Inverness Centre (River Ness) 19-21 Huntly Street, Inverness, IV3 5PR The Premier Inn Inverness Centre is located right beside the River Ness in the heart of Inverness. The hotel is located on a one-way street so you need to approach it from the right direction or it can… Read More »Find Your Perfect Stay – 20 Hotels in Inverness Reviewed

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Scottish Highlands Road Trip – A Stunning Circular Trip

Looking for a Scottish Highlands Road Trip? This road trip can be done in 1 day, or really enjoyed over 2 days. It’s a stunning route with a diverse mix of scenery and it’s much quieter than the North Coast 500. Read on to find out more and see some photos. Links You Might Find Helpful:Highland Holiday CottagesHighland Holiday Cottages from SykesThe Gairloch Hotel Scottish Highlands Road Trip – The Route Scottish Highlands Road Trip Day 1 – Inverness to Gairloch Road Trip Scottish Highlands Tarvies – A Great Pit Stop If you are looking for something to eat or… Read More »Scottish Highlands Road Trip – A Stunning Circular Trip

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