Travel Tips: How not to get lost when sightseeing

There’s no doubt that setting out to explore a city you’ve never been to before is exciting. Whether you’re planning on wandering around a bustling modern metropolis or the quiet cobbled streets of an ancient city’s historic centre, it’s great to be heading somewhere new. Soaking up the atmosphere, taking in the sights, sounds, and […]

Tips for making the most of your travel money

With the pound not buying quite as many euros or dollars as it used to, here are some tips to get the best value for your holiday money. 1. Understanding the basics of travel money The Bank of England exchange rates website gives you the latest interbank exchange rates. These are the rates at which the big […]

Corfu: beaches, sun, and beautiful local produce

Continuing our series of first-hand travel experiences, eager traveller Victoria Norris tells us about some of her latest adventures in Corfu. If you’re wondering where to go for a late summer holiday in Europe, the Greek islands are always worth considering. With so many islands to choose from, all benefitting from beautiful weather, there is […]

Fifteen tips to make your long-haul flight more enjoyable

Now that our Go2 Travel Insurance covers you for many countries worldwide, why not try a long-haul holiday? Here’s how to have a great flight! 1. Dress in layersOne of the things that can make a flight uncomfortable is temperature fluctuations. Planes are typically quite cold due to the air conditioning, but you might start to feel […]

Classic Italy: Naples and a trip to Pompeii

If you’re looking for a classic Italian holiday, how about a trip to Naples and then going to see the ruins of Pompeii? Pompeii actually consists of several major locations, and together they cover an area of around 150 acres. In this article we’ll look at what’s on offer, getting to Pompeii railway station, named Pompei Scavi-Villa […]

Alberobello: a quirky part of Italy with a difference

Travel writer Julia Hammond explains how she fell in love with the southern Italian town of Alberobello. The first time I saw a picture of a row of trulli—quirky round huts—it popped up on a Twitter feed during a weekly chat about #TheRoadLessTravelled. That turned out to be a bit wide of the mark. In the town […]