Author: Finlay Kent

How To Save Money On Long Haul Flights

When choosing a long haul flight, you have more options. A lot depends on your destination and your preference. It’s best to choose a long haul flight if you don’t need to spend too much time at your destination. In aviation, the length of a flight is measured in terms of distance. Long flights are usually classified into short-distance, medium-distance, or long-distance by most major commercial airlines, though there isn’t any international standardized definition and all airlines usually use different geographical boundaries or flight time instead. The term “long-distance” usually means a flight of more than nine hours. A...

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In bloom: spring gardens and parks you’ll love in London

London is famous for its parks and green spaces, but if you are only coming to visit the city briefly, it can seem hard to find time to explore the best ones. This handy guide should give some idea which parks are best to visit and take in this Spring. William Morris’ Red House The Red House where William Morris, designer, Utopian thinker, and founder of the Arts and Crafts movement lived possesses a very fine garden maintained by the National Trust. Visiting the site provides clear, picaresque view of how nature inspired his incredible designs. However, this garden...

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4 Tips For Surviving A Road Trip With Kids

Going on a road trip with kids can be an excellent opportunity for an adventure as a family.  Sharing the joy of travel with your kids and exploring new places is a great way to connect. However, if you’re not careful, it can also be potentially disastrous and even dangerous.   Kids can be rambunctious when you’re driving for long periods.  If you allow yourself to get distracted, you can get into an accident.  Therefore, it’s important to know how to find a balance between giving them the attention they need yet also keeping your focus on the road....

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Road Trip Safety Tips For Inexperienced Drivers

There’s one excellent way to gain experience as a new driver.  Plan a road trip, and drive. Drive all over the place, and take your closest compadres with you on your journey.   There are, however, a few things you should know and do before you hit the road.  Being inexperienced, you will encounter situations on the road you may never have experienced.  Take a quick peek at this overview, and check out some road trip safety tips to get you there and back in one piece. Prepare your vehicle for the trip Before you drive across the country,...

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Getting Smarter While Traveling Or Otherwise Out On Vacation

Yes, we all know that traveling and going on vacation is fun. But, you can also get smarter and learn some things while you’re on the go and out journeying. In fact, often if you prioritize doing things to appreciate culture and knowledge, you’ll have more fun then if you had focused solely on entertaining yourself or relaxing. That’s one of the win-win situations which comes from thinking more broadly about the reasons for traveling in the first place. There are all sorts of ways to think about this educational aspect of traveling. You can go on educational tours...

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