In summer we rode St Ives to Lands End on an open-top bus known as the Land’s End Coaster!
It’s a really fun and affordable way to see the beautiful Cornish landscape if you’re on holiday in Cornwall, or even if you live here.
It’s also an adventure if you have kids and a great idea for a low-cost activity in the summer holidays.
So what makes this bus journey so special and out of the ordinary?
Read on as I share some photos in our Land’s End Coaster review, our honest thoughts and some useful traveller information. Enjoy!
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Eco-friendly boating, does it exist? Can you enjoy being on the open waters while caring for the environment? Let’s explore.
When it’s time to take a break from everyday life and spend time relaxing, many people would rather leave dry land behind and take to the open waters. A day on the boat can be the best antidote to city chaos, enjoying the peace and harmony that can only be found on the water.
However, a boat trip can be harmful to the environment. Eco-friendly boating, to be as green as possible, is the best of both worlds. Let’s explore how you can still enjoy boating whilst being environmentally conscious at the same time.
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Managing to stay flawless and fashionable when you are taking a long-haul flight can be a tall order. While some of our favourite A-list celebrities may have it down to a fine art, the rest of us can find it a struggle.
Not only do we have to combat travel fatigue and that dreaded high-altitude bloat, but we also have to contend with crumpled clothing, dehydrated skin, and static hair.
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to keep your poise and look as fresh-faced when you disembark as you looked when you first boarded. Read on for our top tips for long-haul beauty that lasts!
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There can be so many things to think about when travelling abroad. Finding reliable transport, budgeting money, finding good food, navigating large cities, communicating with locals in their language and having emergency information at the ready if/when required.
Having a smartphone with these apps at your fingertips takes away much of the hassle and stress of the journey and can ultimately make for a more enjoyable trip.
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If you’re looking for an easy way to access St Ives without the hassle of trying to find a parking spot in one of the busiest towns in Cornwall then read on. Here’s our St Erth Park and Ride review with lots of helpful information to plan your journey.
It’s also one of the best coastal train rides in the whole of Britain with stunning scenery. I’ll share some photos below so you can see the type of amazing coastal views to expect!
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Is it worth investing in a campervan? With the summer months upon us, you might have the campervan bug and be itching to explore coastal routes or mountainous landscapes whilst experiencing #vanlife but is it worth the investment? Should you opt for a campervan rental for the summer season instead? Which is better? Let’s consider whether the commitment of buying a campervan is right for you.
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Many people drive every day, several times a day. It has become almost more common than walking as a means to get about, and some people will even drive one block rather than walk it (and of course, some people have conditions that prevent their walking very far). But driving is actually quite a dangerous pastime: controlling a ton or so of heavy metal and chemicals, at fairly high speeds – and doing so alongside hundreds of other people! But it is possible to practice road safety as a driver that can reduce your risk of accident or injury.
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Taking a flight is usually an exciting time as most people flying are going on holiday!
However, for some people the flight can cause some discomfort in the ears, sometimes referred to as ‘airplane ear’.
This discomfort can include the ears feeling blocked with sound muffled and even pain.
Let’s take a look at what exactly airplane ear is and how it can be prevented.
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One of the great things that have emerged since the turn of the century is the global push for physical fitness; we are all doing something to exercise, and if biking is your thing and you would like to socialise by riding with others, there are special tour groups you can join when travelling.
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Iceland looks like a truly stunning country to visit. The scenery looks breathtaking and who doesn’t have the Northern Lights on their bucket list? Driving a car in Iceland isn’t as simple as in most European countries as there are some dangerous mountainous roads which are called F-Roads where you’ll legally need a 4×4. Today I have an informative guest post to share with you a complete guide and tips when it comes to car rental in Iceland.
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Travelling by train can be an exciting and fun way to travel. When travelling with kids it’s really quite an adventure! However, the ticketing system in Britain isn’t always fair and you could end up paying far more than you need to. In this blog post, I will share some of the ways you can get very cheap train tickets.
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