The Home App

The Home App

For those of you planning a trip anywhere, be it to the shopping centre or to another continent, then check out the applications that are available for you to download onto your iPad or smartphone. Honestly, is there an app for everything? When I asked my partner that I got a raised eyebrow and a sly look Okay! Maybe not EVERYTHING! For travellers, like us, the app explosion means that there are a number of useful apps we can download for whatever we are doing. Taking the pet on holiday with you? Check out a HolidayPets app. That will tell you every place on the planet, as well as in the UK, where your pet is welcome.[Readm More]

Pets or Pests

Pets or Pests

The last time we went on a family trip, the dog looked at us in such a way that I promised we wouldn’t leave him behind again if we were going to stay in the UK. Hotels, motels, hostels, camping grounds and even Bread and Breakfasts have woken up to the fact that some people are so attached to their pets that they will not holiday without them. So a niche market developed in which many of these accommodation places advertised them as ‘Pet Friendly’. Personally, I am not in favour of staying at those places so I am practising double standards, right? Yes, I am. The reason?

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The Travel Bug

The Travel Bug

Travel has become THE big business. Everywhere you look there are advertisements for holidays to some of the most exotic places you can imagine. Places you only dreamed about years ago but can now go there on an inexpensive vacation. You don’t hear about too many airlines going broke anymore. Sure there have been takeovers and mergers in the airline game but it seems that the business of flying airplanes around the world is a profitable one.[Readm More]