When the time finally comes, and you are ready to start planning a wedding, you may often be taken aback by how much certain sources will estimate the cost to be. The trouble is, when it comes to planning a wedding, whenever a business hears that you want their service for your big day, they instantly see pound signs.
During the winter, snow sports are great to try when you're travelling. In fact, they're often the entire basis of a winter holiday. Skiing and snowboarding are just two options, with both alpine (downhill) skiing and cross-country skiing available. You can also try other sports from snowshoeing and tobogganing to ice skating and even dogs sledding. There are lots of destinations for winter sports, and you don't need to be up a mountain to try them out. You will often need some special equipment, but you can easily hire what you need, or it may be included in any tours or activities that you book.
For warmer climates, or sometimes when it's not even that warm, water-based sports can be a good idea too. They're not only fun but can also be a good way to travel around. Sailing can be a good way to explore a coastal area or a group of islands. A kayak or canoe can help you access places that you wouldn't be able to reach in a bigger boat. Surfing is something you can do all over the world too. If you look at Flyer Diaries, you can find some examples of ideal beginner surfboards. You can also hire any equipment you need, especially if it's too large to fly with.
Hiking and Biking
Anyone who loves the outdoors has likely spent some time walking or cycling on their travels. It's an excellent way to explore new places, especially for people who are enthusiastic about slow travel. If you want to take either activity seriously, you can buy all sorts of fancy gear. However, it's also just as easy to hire a bike or make sure you have a pair of comfortable walking shoes, and you can take on plenty of walking and cycling routes.
If you like to get a taste of the local culture when you're travelling, you should try out a local sport. Whether you have a good game of petanque when you're in France or try to toss the caber (or more likely watch someone else doing it) while you visit Scotland, there are lots of local sports that are unique to different locations. Not only is it a fun way to learn something new, but it can also be a great method for getting to know the locals.
Getting involved with sports while you travel helps you stay active, and makes your trip more fun in several ways too.
Mumbai, or Bombay as it once was, is India’s answer to Hollywood – a city of dreams and a city of massive contrasts. A city of rich and poor, inspiration and desperation, traditional and modern, old and new. Not surprisingly for such a vibrant city there are so many things to do in Mumbai!
As the bride, on your wedding day, all eyes will be on you. No matter how confident you are, this can be daunting for anyone and even more so if you have insecurities about your appearance. If you want to feel at your most confident on the day and and look stunning in your wedding photos, here are some prep ideas you can do in the leadup to your wedding.
The Hub's and I have developed quite the penchant for sniffing out local markets when we travel. There is something about the individuality and uniqueness of them that we have become quite enamoured with.
With a Sunday to spare in Berlin, we sought out the city's best offerings.
Play activities are essential to children. According to one Harvard report, playing improves physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development for children. And while there are skills that your child can acquire when they play alone, some skills are best learned on a public playground.
Eloping is, for many people, a way to escape the pressures of having a perfect wedding. But we have to remember the people want to celebrate our union. As such, while we may not want all the trappings of a massive wedding when we come home we've still got to think about throwing a massive shindig! But how can we throw a great post-elopement party?
If you are hosting a party then you will want your venue to be perfect. Luckily, there are a whole host of unique venues which you can choose from. This article will delve into the different types of party venues available in order to help you make your decision.
I consider myself to be a bit of a coffee consider. In fact, I don't believe I know of another person who loves coffee like I do.
If I did, id soon make them my very best friend so we could compare coffee's together.
Coffee is probably the first thing I think of when I get out of bed. I think, what a wonderful day it is now that it's time for coffee !
Every traveller needs to face a difficult decision when it comes to planning their next holiday.
Do you want to explore new horizons, or do you prefer to stay within your comfort zone?
A Travel, beauty and lifestyle blog with the occasional afternoon tea by Angelina Belle
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