7 Tips to Make Long Haul Travel Easier

7 Tips to Make Long Haul Travel Easier

s your dream holiday a trip to the other side of the world . For those of us in the Southern Hemisphere, Europe is often a dream destination. And for those in Europe, New Zealand and Australia are often on the bucket list. But half way around the world is a long way to travel and involves long haul flights in most cases.

Every year, in our winter but in the Northern Hemisphere summer, my husband and I travel to London to spend time with our grandson. It's my favorite time of the year just because we get to spend so much time with our grandson - he's so gorgeous and I love him to bits.

Living half way around the world from your family is a challenge so I'm very grateful that we're able to relocate to London for 3 months a year. It does mean, however, that I'm very familiar with long haul travel - you can't get any further from the United Kingdom than New Zealand!

Not surprisingly, I have a few tips to make the trip easier. These tips will be useful however you travel, economy to first class. Some things are just part of the long haul and can't be bought away :-)

Read More

What to do with a free afternoon in London without spending money

What to do with a free afternoon in London without spending money

Travel is fun but can be expensive

If you're like me, you love to travel. So, let's say you have a free afternoon in London, you want to make the most of your London experience, but you have a tight budget. You want dinner tonight so how can you spend this free afternoon you have?

Some of the best sights are free

Well some of the best sights are free but without completely wearing out your trainers where are you going to start? Let me share with you one of my favorite walks in London that takes in so many of the major sights.

Read More