Exotic Middle Eastern Destination Weddings

Getting hitched overseas is a popular choice for UK couples and it is not hard to see why. Apart from the attraction of having a moving ceremony on a sun-soaked beach, holding your wedding abroad should make it much easier to keep the guest list to a manageable number. Casual acquaintances that might have merited an invite to an evening do at home will not feel slighted if they are not invited on an all-expenses paid trip to the Middle East and are unlikely to want to pay for themselves.

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As far as destinations go, the Middle East has plenty to offer. Underneath is a list of the more appealing ones with some notes on what makes them a good choice for a romantic break. Continue reading “Exotic Middle Eastern Destination Weddings”

Campervan Horror Stories and How to Avoid Them

There is no doubt in my mind that travelling across the USA in a comfortable and well-equipped RV is one of the best ways to see the country for visitors from overseas. I am also sure that some people are discouraged from trying this type of holiday by the horror stories that they encounter online, written by other intrepid travellers who ran into serious difficulties when attempting to do so for the first time.

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However, with a few precautions you can easily ensure that you avoid making the same mistakes as these unfortunate tourists. Below, I take a look at some of the worst stories I have heard and how the people involved could have done things differently. Continue reading “Campervan Horror Stories and How to Avoid Them”

5 Tips for Solo Campervan Holidays

If you have your own camper but can never find any friends who are interested in taking a road trip with you, why not take full advantage of the freedom that a motor home has to offer and take off on your own for a couple of weeks? For those who are new to the idea of solo camping holidays, the tips below should come in handy.

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1. Learn basic maintenance tasks – even if you have a decent breakdown recovery and roadside assistance package, it is a good idea to learn how to perform a few of the most common maintenance and repair tasks if you are planning a solo trip. If you should happen to suffer a puncture on a remote country road, it will be far more convenient if you can change the wheel yourself rather than having to wait a couple of hours for a breakdown truck to arrive. Continue reading “5 Tips for Solo Campervan Holidays”