The Mamanuca Islands are stunning and unique, containing tiny coral atolls, and small volcanic islands all within view of one another. Even though the islands are not overly commercial, they are still popular destinations for holiday cruises and Fiji tours alike. The most well known of this island group, Modriki, was the setting for the Tom Hanks film, Castaway, due to its unique and unspoiled landscape. These beaches also attract honeymooners and wedding parties, as well as backpackers and day trippers. These islands lend themselves to a wide array of commercial water sports activities, including parasailing and windsurfing. Many day cruises, departing from the Nadi International airport stop at the... Read More »

Advantages to choosing an all-inclusive holiday
The popularity of all-inclusive holidays has increased tremendously over the last decade. In fact, First Choice announced in 2011 that all of its vacation packages would be offered on an “all inclusive” basis. Before that year, all-inclusive holidays accounted for 65% of holiday sales for the UK company. Nowadays, the competition amongst holiday destinations is strong. Hence why more companies are trying to provide the greatest experience at the lowest possible price to attract more customers. You would also have the benefit of setting the prices for flights, in-resort transfers, hotel accommodation, meals and local drinks with just one payment. On a side note, there are last-minute deals that often... Read More »

Camping holidays made easy
If you have chosen that your next family venture will be a camping one, it is best to start planning and budgeting what you need early. Firstly, a good quality tent, spending that little extra on a strong durable tent is worth it, as you want the tent to be able to keep your family warm and cosy in the evenings and withstand any weather conditions. Somewhere to sleep, this, of course, is necessary, you need a comfortable sleeping bag that can withstand the temperatures your destination will be at its coldest, select a bag with the correct lowest temperature range to make sure you stay warm at night when... Read More »

Packing essentials for backpacking adventure
Packing your backpack can seem like daunting task, however, most people over pack and end up giving items away that they really did not need to bring. Consider the countries you will be visiting and the weather average during the period of your stay. Climate change can be a tricky one, as you require enough clothes to survive a tropical hot summers day, but a warm hoodie in the evening as temperature drop dramatically. Another consideration is the weight of your backpack, although your airline has given you 30kilograms to fly out to your destination, this is unrealistic. You must remember will be lugging your backpack around for your entire... Read More »

Freelancing and Travelling
Many people spend lives moving around, taking on new work by travelling. In some ways it’s a nice idea, you get to see the world and earn money along the way. If you only need a laptop to keep up with clients then there really isn’t any excuse to stop you from seeing most of the world. That said, whilst it’s possible for some people, it’s not easy to do. Each time you visit a new country you have to network and build connections to pick up new work. That said, if you do have plenty of long-term clients who understand your situation and are happy with the work you’re... Read More »

Long Haul Flight Preparation
Many people feel anxious when they’re set to go on a long haul flight. If you’ve travelled from the UK to Asia, Australasia or America then you’ll know what we’re talking about. The thought of being stuck on a plane for hours and hours can be rather daunting but there are ways in which you can cope. Firstly get your body clock in order so your bedtime is the period in which you’re on the plane. As an example, you may want to stay up during the night if you’re flying in the morning, because you will then get a lot of sleep on the plane and wake up feeling... Read More »