Travel Tips

Help new graduates collect memories not things. Six reasons to give the gift of travel to graduates with the Contiki Tours gifter campaign.

6 Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel to Graduates

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Have you seen the inspirational quote “Collect memories, not things“? Well, it turns out that the majority of new high school and college graduates, part of the Generation Z or Post-Millennial generation, believe that experiences – the art of collecting memories – are the most important thing in life. So if you’re looking for the perfect gift for the 18-30 year old graduate in your life, think about giving them the gift of travel through Contiki. 6 Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel with Contiki 1….

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Done with DIY travel planning? How to work with a local travel expert to plan amazing family travel and memorable family trips.

How to Work with a Local Travel Expert for Amazing Family Trips

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Travel confession: I’ve been a DIY traveller for most of my adult life. I love planning trips, organizing excursions and getting deals. But in planning our family holiday to New York City, I had no time for my usual DIY travel tricks. We decided to work with a local travel expert to help us find suitable hotel accommodation and impossible-to-find Broadway show tickets. Here’s why you should seriously consider working with a local travel expert on your next family trip plan. Resurgence…

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The historic Benjamin Hotel in Midtown Manhattan is the perfect pied-à-terre for a luxury family getaway in New York City.

Why The Benjamin is the Perfect Pied-a-Terre in New York

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For those travelling families interested in being close to the action of Times Square, the Broadway theatre scene, and in good proximity to many other New York attractions, a stay at The Benjamin Hotel is the perfect choice. This historic hotel in Midtown Manhattan has been serving business and theatre-loving travellers since 1927. It’s very well situated on the Metro Subway Line #6. And just a ten-minute walk to Times Square and Broadway theatre district. For our one-week stay in New York, the Benjamin…

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Introducing Twist! A New Spin on Family Travel. Bursting with family travel goodness, tips, and destination inspiration.

Introducing Twist! A New Spin on Family Travel

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I’m delighted to introduce you to a brand new magazine dedicated to showcasing a fresh new spin on family travel. Bonjour Twist Travel Magazine! Twist is bursting with articles from fabulous family travel writers from around the world, including yours truly. From kid-friendly recipes to Rome gelato tips and destination advice, the premiere spring edition of Twist is your guide to exploring new and familiar places with your loved ones. Twist Magazine I’m so excited to be working alongside some of my favorite travel…

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Comfort, support, and fashionability are just a few of the eight reasons why Birkenstocks are among the best shoes for travelling that you can buy.

8 Reasons Birkenstocks are the Best Shoes for Travelling

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A lifetime of travel has taught me a few important life lessons. One of the most critical is that comfort on the road is no small deal. Finding the best shoes for travelling is a big factor in achieving a level of comfort that will keep you going down miles of cobblestone alleyways or theme park streets on your travels. While they may not be the only shoes to grace your feet on a given journey, Birkenstocks should become your go-to travel shoe. Overall…

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