Getting to sleep on long-haul flights can be tricky, whether you’re on a cramped, cheap flight to Bangkok, or you figured out how to get an upgrade on that red-eye flight to Dubai. To help you on your way to the land of nod, we’ve put together our top tips to help you get to sleep on long plane journeys.
Why do we get jet lag? How can we make adjusting to new time zones simpler and how can we help our bodies cope with the effects of long-haul flights? Whether you’re heading off on a bargain break to Orlando or you’ve found a great deal on a cheap holiday to Dubai, jet lag can quickly turn your flight of fancy into a one-way ticket to exhaustion. Here’s how to beat it.
Winter is all about getting cosy, which is why we’ve found the UK’s cosiest hotels to head to. Of course, log fires, four-poster beds and spectacular views over windblown moorland come as standard.
Avoid long queues at the reception desk or fighting over the last sausage at the breakfast buffet – guests are few and far between at the following abandoned, and strangely beautiful, resorts.
Halloween’s just around the corner and to celebrate the year’s scariest month, we’ve found the world’s most haunted hotels. Check in and hope that you don’t check out too soon.
Today’s airports are no longer people-packed holding cells. They’re all-singing, all-dancing affairs, with the world’s finest restaurants alongside libraries, clubs and spas. And if your flight gets cancelled or your plane’s delayed, these are the airports where you’ll want to get stuck!
So you’ve finished your exams and fancy seeing some of the big, wide world before you think about your next career step. We’ve pulled together some all-important reading material (the enjoyable kind) about which destinations to put at the top of your list.
There’s nothing like a Christmas market to nurture that festive feeling. And the following cities aren’t just famous for their fantastic festive-themed extravaganzas; travel to any one of these gems and you’ll have plenty of Christmas cash left over, because it’s possible to get to every single one for under £80*.