There are a number of factors taken into consideration when travelling abroad. Age, budget, going with family or friends, ability to handle the sun and level of pretentiousness being just a few. Above all, in an effort to get away from it all and unwind, you want to be confident that wherever you are going … More Learning to fly (Etiquette on a foreign holiday.)
Now that your car is packed and you’ve decided which children to leave behind, it’s time to set off on your well earned break. Anybody who has never left their own home will tell you the journey is all part of the fun. It is not, it is an endurance test worthy of any Japanese … More The puker and the service station. Going on holiday. (Part two).
With the Easter weekend fast approaching and a lot of families already embarking on a relaxing break away from home, it’s about time I tackled the thorny subject of holiday etiquette. Whilst some may be lucky enough to be jetting off to faraway lands, for now I’m going to concentrate on those who choose to … More The sacred art of squeezing. How to pack your car for a holiday trip.
I’ve already covered my highlights of 2016 but I’m a miserable bugger so you couldn’t expect me to let such a year pass by without commenting on those things that weren’t quite so good. My A-Z lowlights of 2016 A – Austerity Al. A necessary evil to sustain my career as a writer but I’ve … More My A-Z of 2016 (The lowlights)