As pandemic restrictions come to an end and there is a light at the end of the tunnel for travellers wanting to see the world. The gap year is coming back! The return of the gap year is both inevitable and will be monumental, but some things will be slightly different, at least in the short term. This is your complete guide to what that travel landscape will look like and what you will need to know taking a post pandemic gap year.
Coffee and travel has become inextricably linked, with travellers spoilt for choice when it comes to getting their daily caffiene fix. From a hot cup fresh from a local farm, an expertly-frothed cup of joe or an intricate coffee ritual, many destinations have made an entire tourism industry around the humble bean, and here are just some of the best destinations for coffee lovers around the world.
Wales is home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world, but what most people don’t know is that Wales is an international surfing hotspot too, and the Welsh coastline has some of the worlds best surf in all conditions and all seasons. Here are 10 of the best surf spots in Wales.
Combermere Abbey is one of England’s finest country estates. Set within 1000 acres of ancient woodland with its own mere and evoking a historically rich heritage dating back to the 12th Century, it offers travellers the chance to explore the regions hidden heritage, follow in the footsteps of royalty and sleep in truly unique and unforgettable holiday cottages in the heart of Cheshire.
The international travel industry is dead. After two years of being effectively shut down, then made illegal, and then have rays of hope in the form of ridiculously limited traffic light systems cruelly ripped away, international travel from the UK is once again effectively impossible. A travel industry that was already on its knees is now fighting for its last breath, with absolutely zero clinical evidence, data or justification for it. But it is not too late to revive it. Enough is enough. It is time we stopped listening to the fearmongering zealots, it is time we demand real data, it is time we stopped pandering to Covid derangement syndrome and make a real, genuine risk assessment for ourselves, and it is time we revived travel for good. It is time international travel reopened, fully and without restrictions, now, before it really is too late.
Newcastle Upon Tyne is not usually the top of most UK staycation lists, but it has a lot of aces up its sleeve to surprise any traveller and earn a reputation for a great UK staycation or city break destination. Here are the top 10 things for you to see and do in Newcastle.
Sitting on the iconic quayside of the river Tyne, INNSiDE Newcastle is the perfect midrange lifestyle hotel for a city break or staycation in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
The World Museum in Liverpool is quite simply one of the UKs premier museum attractions and a must see for any visitor to Liverpool. It is the jewel in the crown of one of the best city break and staycation cities in the UK, a veritable journey through the mists of history and the natural world to the unexplored reaches of space, but this epic attraction often doesn’t get the true recognition it deserves. The World Museum isn’t just an amazing UK day out but also happens to be one of my favourite places in the world! If you are looking for an amazing day out in Liverpool, here is exactly why the World Museum should be on the top of your list!
Travel has always at it’s most fundamental level been about freedom. Over the years there have been necessary limitations on that freedom, for security needs or the purposes of public health for example, and by and large they have been reasonable and acceptable, but this newly proposed ‘vaccine passport’ for Covid19 is a step too far. It places unparalleled restrictions on our freedom to travel with no clear clinical justification, is immoral, unethical and even illegal in many countries, and should never be imposed on any traveller anywhere.
Hadrian’s Wall is one of the UKs most impressive historical attractions. Stretching over 73 miles from coast to coast, it was once the final frontier of the Roman Empire, built to defend Roman occupied England against the wild Celtic Picts. Now it is one of the most important Roman remains in Britain and one of the most iconic features of northern England, serving as one of the UKs premier hiking trails with plenty of staycation options along the way. With so much to see and do along the Hadrian Wall path here is an expert guide with some suggested itineraries to get the most out of your visit.