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Practical Home Tips For Going On Holiday

Planning a holiday? There are many important aspects that need to be taken care of when planning a holiday, including flights, accommodation, onwards travel, activities, insurance, and much more. While there is a lot to think about in terms of the actual holiday, it is also important that you take care of the practicalities at home as leaving the country for a week or so is something that you need to prepare for. With this in mind, here are a few practical tips for planning a holiday that are sometimes overlooked when people are arranging a vacation. Tell The Neighbors…

Arlo Hotel’s Guide to the Brooklyn Bridge

Our Arlo Hotel staff members love the Brooklyn Bridge. It personifies New York City. An icon of the city that’s been around for 152 years (completed in 1883) and remains an engineering and architectural marvel. When it opened it was the longest suspension bridge in the world, spanning 1,595 feet with a massive deck that stood more than 125 feet from the water. It’s an example of Gothic Revival architecture and contains many wonderful design elements that can be appreciated from far and up close. The bridge was known by several names during its early years and received the iconic Brooklyn…

Common mistakes to avoid at the airport

Traveling is a lot of fun, but for many people the time spent at the airport can often be full of unnecessary stress. So, whether you are traveling domestically or internationally, for business or for pleasure, the following are some of the most common mistakes you will want to avoid in order to have a smooth experience at the airport. Not giving yourself enough time This is one of the main causes of stress at the airport. Be sure to leave home with more than enough time to spare so that traffic, long lines at security, and other potential delays…

One Month Road Trip Itinerary in the UK

The UK is beautiful. There is plenty to see from the great architectural wonders of London to the scenic countryside and the beautiful coasts. If you go, unprepared, you might not enjoy yourself. Here are some things you should have before you take your one-month road trip within the UK. 1. Drivers license, roadside assistance, and insurance These are the essentials you should prepare first. If you are renting a car, ensure that all these are accessible wherever you go. To save even more money, you can check out monthly car insurance. Consider paying insurance for all who can drive…

Best day Trips from Vancouver

As we know almost everyone loves to travel to many cities and learn about their culture and traditions. If you are going on holiday to Canada then one city you just have to visit is Vancouver. Not only is the city one of the best and most popular to visit in the country, but there are lots of nearby attractions you can travel to. In this article, we take a look at some of the best day trips from Vancouver. 1. Squamish Squamish is a great place to drive to and you can even hire a car in Vancouver, which is in…

Moving to Spain post COVID 19 – What you need to know

There’s no doubt that COVID 19 has put a halt on many of our plans. Gatherings, concerts and other social events have been put on hold until the foreseeable future. The pandemic has also halted our ability to venture abroad and see the world. According to national statistics, British citizens favour the move to Spain over other EU countries and for good reason. It’s hard to look past the lower cost of living, luscious weather and engaging culture. Despite that, the pandemic has negatively impacted the real estate market globally. Fortunately, there are many agents preparing villas and other properties…

The Cadastral Value of a Spanish Property and Its Importance When Buying In Spain

During the initial stages of buying a property in Spain, you will come across the term ‘cadastral value’. It does not matter whether you are interested in acquiring property in Spain or you are just expanding your knowledge base, understanding the meaning of this concept is very essential. So, What is Cadastral Value? And How Do You Calculate It? Before we define it, please note that knowing this value is very essential when interested in finding out the actual value of Spanish property and taxes you must pay. The Cadastral Value is the value given to a piece of property…

Javier Burillo – Falling in Love With Mexico’s Taco Culture

I try to get down to Mexico City see my buddy Javier Burillo at least twice a year and every time I arrive we go straight out for tacos. I have always enjoyed tacos, just like everyone else, but it wasn’t until I started getting down to Mexico a bit more often that I fell in love with the taco scene down there. In Mexico City, and around the country for that matter, tacos form a vital part of almost every day life. There are many reasons why tacos are way more than just a snack and here is exactly why…

Enjoy the Sights of Liverpool Without Leaving Home

Liverpool is one of the UK’s most famous cities and it is also one of the most visited. Naturally at the moment getting out and about to see what this northern city has to offer is not possible, given that we are all on lockdown. What you are going to be able to do however is to whet your appetite for when you are able to visit Liverpool, by checking out an awesome virtual tour which has been put together. The guys at Liverpool One have put a great tour together along with the #LiverpoolVirtualTour hashtag, and here are just…

How you can take your road trip to the next level

With the current health pandemic affecting countries across the world, travel and holidays have been put on hold. Although there is no way of knowing when we can enjoy holidays abroad or within the UK again, that doesn’t mean we can’t plan ahead for when this uncertain period comes to an end. After all, many of us are at home with nothing to do, so what better way to cheer yourself up than to plan future holidays. For a large number of people, an exotic location abroad will be their first choice when lockdown is over and travel is given…