Holidays

Mexico really is a wonderful country with such a unique culture that’s like nothing from any other part of the world. There are many different stunning locations worth visiting but rather than focusing on a select few areas, we want to run through the 3 reasons why you should visit Mexico. Food The food is simply amazing and if you like your spicy dishes, you’ll be in for a treat. What grows together goes together, and that’s certainly the case in Mexico. Weather You can enjoy some wonderful highs and with many beachside locations there are plenty of opportunities for soaking up the sun and enjoying a cocktail such as... Read More »

Protecting your skin from the sun on holiday
Many holidaymakers aim for golden sun-kissed skin but end up with red sunburn instead. Not only is sunburn painful and unattractive, it is also extremely dangerous too. There are a few things you can do to help protect your skin from the strong sun rays on your next adventure: Shade- laying out in the sun all day can be very damaging to fair skin, so taking some time out in the shade is highly recommended. Clothing- sun hats can shade your face from the hot sun, while loose long sleeve tops can keep you cool and protect you from immediate sunburn. Sun cream- applying cream throughout the day can seem... Read More »

Stocking up on sun cream before your trip to South East Asia
South East Asia can be extremely hot at certain times of the year with a pure sun, so you’d expect there to be a lot of suncream in the local shops, however, you’d be mistaken. There is not a great deal of suncream, and often there are only small bottles which cost a lot of money, whilst some are reported to have been fake, so people have been burnt to a blister for buying expensive cream they thought would protect their skin. This is why we say it’s so important that you get a good amount of suncream before your trip. If you have to top up and buy more... Read More »

Dealing with the sun while travelling
As Brits, we aren’t the savviest when it comes to sun protection, however, in hotter countries, it really is important that you protect yourself from the harsh sun rays. The sun can produce harmful UV levels that can be seriously dangerous to our skin, leading to cases of skin cancer and severe burns. A good tip is, of course, to stay out of the sun during the peak hours- usually between midday and 2, but this can vary from country to country. Learning to love the shade as it is important to give your skin a rest from constant sun exposure, it will also help to cool you down during... Read More »

Vietnam: The perfect travel destination
Vietnam deserves to be on every traveller’s hit-list. From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, there is a wide range of sights and sounds, let alone the fantastic food and white sandy beaches that draw the crowds. A trip to Vietnam should start or end in Ho Chi Minh City due to its tourist attractions nearby, which include but not limited to pagodas and temples and historical sites like Cu Chi underground tunnels used by the Viet Cong soldiers during the Vietnam War. The Mekong Delta, which lies just outside of Ho Chi Minh City, is another fascinating tourist destination in Vietnam. What is more, you can enjoy the unique... Read More »

Backpacking around Australia can be one of the biggest adventures of your lifetime, with picturesque scenery, amazing beaches and amazing weather, what’s not to love? Before you set off down under, you need to obtain a visa, depending on how long you want to explore Australia depends on the visa you require. The most popular being the 1 year working holiday visa, as this allows you to travel and pick up work if you fall short on money. There are so many fantastic destinations within Australia with many large cities too. You get a good mix of city and beach life as you travel along the east coast. Learn how... Read More »