Returning to university or college after the creature comforts of home can make the shortfalls of your student digs even more apparent, especially when you return after the Christmas break in the middle of winter potentially to cold – or even damp – accommodation. Here are our tips to make your Uni room feel cosy… Continue reading How to make your student accommodation feel like home sweet home when you return after Christmas
Agile travel plans for quick escapes during changing coronavirus travel rules
Although new Covid strains are emerging, we are learning to adapt — especially when it comes to finding the opportunity to get away. If you want to explore the world in 2022, it’s helpful to have agile travel plans so you can spread your wings at short notice as coronavirus travel restrictions change back and… Continue reading Agile travel plans for quick escapes during changing coronavirus travel rules
The Lock Locker Vs Howsarlock – how do they compare?
When it comes to security and peace of mind, you can never be too safe. Sometimes when travelling, it’s worth having additional security to ensure you can sleep easy. Or perhaps an elderly relative would benefit from having another layer of security when they’re home alone. Increasingly, portable security devices are being used at home… Continue reading The Lock Locker Vs Howsarlock – how do they compare?
Keeping your home secure over Christmas and New Year
Christmas is a time of rich pickings for burglars — shiny presents are easy to identify and often high value, and burglaries are made easier when homes are left empty as we visit friends and family. Worried? Don’t be, as we have some great top tips for making sure your home isn’t an easy target!
Staying safe when travelling this holiday season
Omicron may be throwing a spanner in the works, but after a lockdown Christmas last year, many of us will be looking to visit loved ones, get some winter sun or go skiing, if at all possible. Here’s how to stay safe as you spread your wings once more.
Stocking fillers for the adventurer
Are you struggling to find that perfect Christmas present for the adventurer in your life? Whether you have a son or daughter who is gearing up for their University gap year (or just have their heart set on a new experience in 2022), a brother who likes to spend more time overseas than at home, friends who are celebrating retiring with a round-the-world trip, or silver surfers who are spreading their wings to catch the perfect wave, find inspiration in our selection of Christmas stocking fillers and presents for travellers…
Keeping safe during university Christmas celebrations
Christmas celebrations in Uni or college halls or student digs are likely to be even more lively than usual this year, to make up for lost time last year. As your social calendar fills up and you look forward to some serious partying, here’s how to stay safe. Rejoice, all — Christmas is almost here!… Continue reading Keeping safe during university Christmas celebrations
Are You As Safe In Your Hotel Room As You Think?
When preparing to travel or holiday abroad it’s part of the fun to spend hours browsing the web before you book. Who doesn’t love soaking up amazing images and glowing reviews of your destination? In all the excitement it’s important not to forget the boring bits though. Allocate some time for researching safety and getting… Continue reading Are You As Safe In Your Hotel Room As You Think?
Five Really Ingenious Travel Gadgets For Any Budget
The Big Trip: maybe it’s your gap year, an extended holiday or a ‘finding yourself again’ personal journey – traveling far and away remains ever-popular. The almost irresistible lure of distant and exotic lands just can’t be ignored for many of us. If you’re planning on going away for longer than the usual 10 day… Continue reading Five Really Ingenious Travel Gadgets For Any Budget
What To Know About Traveling After Lockdown
Before the global pandemic of COVID-19 the travel industry was booming and many of us were saving for that beach holiday or perhaps preparing to finally visit relatives abroad. In February we had little idea that all our carefully researched plans were about to be hit with a big, red ‘cancelled’ stamp. The pre-booked flights,… Continue reading What To Know About Traveling After Lockdown