Here in Europe, jetting off for a long weekend holiday in another country was a common occurrence pre-pandemic. With a whole continent on our doorstep, we took advantage of cheap flights and short travel distances to enjoy fleeting trips that flew by. We could jet off across the English Channel or hop on a train and be in a different country in less than an hour, border hopping to our heart’s content. As we move into the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, will weekends away ever resume?
Many of us will currently be debated whether we should book travels abroad this year. At the moment, travel restrictions and country-wide lockdowns are in place all around the world, making it difficult to plan our trips for the foreseeable future. Our advice is to stay local and take a staycation over the summer, with the hope of traveling overseas towards the end of the year.
If you are planning ahead and booking a trip for later this year, it’s best to be cautious. We hope that it will be safe to fly between some destinations, but it is unlikely that international travel will fully open up in the next few months. It’s
Spending time outdoors isn’t anything new, but as the world has dramatically changed over the past year it seems that more of us are spending our free time on long, challenging hikes. Many of us are currently only allowed outside once a day for exercise – so it makes sense to take full advantage of this and make the most of our time outdoors. For many people, enjoying longer and more challenging walks has led to a keen interest in hiking. Not only are long walks good for our physical health but being among nature and spending time walking in the great outdoors can work wonders for our mental health, helping to boost creativity, relieve stress and even make us happier. When frequent travel becomes possible once again, how can we incorporate our new love of hiking into our future travels?
Planning any type of holiday can be stressful, but the stress can multiply when it comes to organising a ski trip. Not only do you have to book flights, hotels, and pack your luggage, but you also have the added responsibilities of checking in your ski gear, taking out the right travel insurance, and finding the best destination for all your skiing needs. What’s more, if you are travelling with a party, you will have to liaise with them to ensure everyone is on the same page.
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