Passport Office swamped with Summer applications

The UK’s Passport Office has urged travellers to lodge passport applications well in advance after being inundated with requests in the summer months Her Majesty’s Passport Office is the sole issuing body for UK passports. It issues over five million each year but over 560,000 applications are expected in July 2013 alone, compared to 175,174 … More Passport Office swamped with Summer applications

Far from home

Tell us about the farthest you’ve ever traveled from home Well this answer would be very different were it six weeks from now. In six weeks I’m travelling to Australia. Literally the other side of the world. If I were to go any further I’d be on my way home again. I’ve been to a … More Far from home

British heatwave causes drop in trip bookings

Online travel agents have experienced a 20% decrease in the number of last-minute bookings this summer due to the UK’s current heatwave The unexpected hot weather has had a detrimental effect on the number of British holidaymakers booking last-minute overseas trips. This summer was expected to be a busy season with regards to late bookings … More British heatwave causes drop in trip bookings

ICEHOTEL unveils bizzare new guest designs

The design plans for the 24th ICEHOTEL include a London Underground platform, a Frankenstein science lab and pole-dancing polar bears Even though in the UK the sun is finally shining, over in Swedish Lapland plans for building this winter’s ICEHOTEL are well underway. A total of 20 artists have had their design chosen, including two … More ICEHOTEL unveils bizzare new guest designs