Travel Options For The Short, Medium & Long-Haul Flyer

Travel Options For The Short, Medium & Long-Haul Flyer

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When you get the itch to travel, the first thing you need to decide is where to go. But the problem is,
that is much easier to say than do. So with that difficult thought process in mind, here are some ideas
for you as you get ready to book your next trip. We are going to base this on how far you have to fly in
order to get to your destination.

Short-Haul (0-3 hours)

When it comes to shorter flights, your main options are going to in Europe, although for those of you
looking to get outside of the continent you might want to consider somewhere like Morocco which you
can get to in just under three hours, in particular, Tangier. While the most popular trips to Morocco
tend to be to Marrakech or Casablanca, Tangier has a unique and fascinating history to offer. Sitting
on the strait of Gibraltar, this Moroccan city has been under Spanish occupation as recently as 1940
and became part of its current nation in 1956. One of Tangier’s most popular tourist spots is the
Dar el Makhzen, a museum of Moroccan artefacts and once a palace of the sultans. If you’re trying to
place where you know the word Tangier from, it might because this is where the popular fruit tangerine
is named after. But it is much more than a city which gave a fruit its name, a visit to Tangier will
introduce you to the cafe culture of Morocco, take you on a walk through time thanks to its colonial
architecture and all the while you’ll be sat on the Mediterranean just 10 miles from Europe.

If Tangier, Morocco is at the maximum end of a short-haul flight then we should also look at the
lower time scale. So we’re going to have a trip to Paris, France. The City of Lights is just a hop,
skip and a jump over the English Channel and is the home of some of the world’s most famous
landmarks and artworks. The cultural part of you will love a trip to Paris thanks to being able to
spend hours exploring the Louvre, which house the Mona Lisa amongst its many important and
varied artworks. You will also take a walk along the Champs-Elysee where the shops come with
high-end brand names one after another until you reach the Arc de Triomphe. And, of course,
the Eiffel Tower awaits you when you are ready to take its lift to the top and gaze out over the
beautifully constructed city that is Paris.  

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Medium-Haul (3-6 hours)

You might be looking to go further afield, this will especially be true in the winter months, but not
interested in sitting on a plane for hours on end. If that sounds like you then this is your section,
this is where you can sit back for under six hours knowing that you’ll be greeted with the warmth of
a different climate and new things to explore. If it is sun, sea and sangria that you’re looking for then
you should consider one of the cheaper medium-haul flights on the market, Tenerife. Before we
discuss its many delights, you should first forget all the party lifestyle stuff you might have seen about
this Canary Island. There is much more to Tenerife than just the party atmosphere - though that is
there on The Strip if you want it.

Tenerife, a Spanish island just off the coast of Africa, takes around four hours to get to and what
awaits you is all the delights of a holiday plus some adventure if you want to seek it out.
For those of you looking for more than just sitting on a beach then you should might want to consider
taking a hike up Mount Teide, the dormant volcano that sits at the heart of the island which has its
own fame to claims after being used in films including One Million Years BC and
Fast and the Furious 6. Elsewhere, wildlife fans will be thrilled to see whales and dolphins frolicking
in the water and accessible via a pleasant boat journey.

There are plenty of other options available to you for medium-haul flights, such as a trip to Egypt for
the history of the pyramids and a trip down the River Nile or to the sun-drenched island of
Corfu, Greece.

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Long-Haul (6+ Hours)

Now, let’s start discussing longer journeys. There are two main places that we are going to consider
for the purposes of this discussion; Asia and the Caribbean, both of which have similar flight times.

Flying one way you will find yourself in Asia and we are going to propose Bali, Indonesia. Some of the
scenery you are going to come across in Bali is taken straight from paradise and put in your eye line.
Golden beaches await you along with the unique culture that is Indonesia. One country made up of
several islands and colonised by different cultures over centuries, Indonesia has a lot to offer the
long-haul passenger. Consider booking yourself a perumahan (property) on the beach front and
wake up to the sounds of the crashing Bali Sea every morning.

The Caribbean is made up of lots of islands, but this time we are going to look at Havana, Cuba.
If you’re going to set off on a long journey, you should consider experiencing something that is a
world away from the current life you lead and Havana is just that. Since the revolution at the end
of the 1950s, Cuba has been home to a socialist driven government and as a result, presents
something of a unique culture in this part of the world. The 1950s car that ride around the streets,
the music that never seems to stop and, if you’re so inclined, the world-famous cigars that
Fidel Castro himself used to enjoy.

Wherever you decide to go, make the most of your journey time and get planning what you
want to do. The world is big, but it is getting smaller and you should be getting out there.

Do You Have A Favourite Dress?

Do You Have A Favourite Dress?

Hello again everyone.

How are you all doing? Winter is slowly creeping up on us and I'm ok with it. I admit I like it better when I don't have to wear boots, tights, jeans and coats to keep warm, but it's something about it that makes me happy too.

But today I want to talk about dresses. And not just any dress. But my favourite dress. My favourite dress might not the nicest dress I own, nor the sexiest, but it's a dress that I wear at least a few times every week all year round! And the dress I'm talking about is this one!

 It's an old dress from Taking Shape that I bought at least 4 or 5 years ago and I have worn it so much. It's a great all rounder as it's so easy to just throw on if you're going to run some errands or if you're just going out for a quick drink or just lounging about it in your garden. I team it with leggings and boots in the winter as well when it's too cold to just wear it on its own.

Best of all this dress has pockets!!!! I love a dress with pockets and this dress has got pockets!!!

I love the colours of this dress and the print. It makes me happy to look at it and it goes together with so many other things I own. The shape of it is a classic shift dress so it falls really lovely over my big boobs as well so I feel it's a lovely and versatile dress for me.

Like I said, it might not be the prettiest dress I own, but it's definitely the most loved.

Do you have a dress like this that you wear all the time?

Feels Like Summer Out There, But It's Party Season Coming Up Soon!!!!

Feels Like Summer Out There, But It's Party Season Coming Up Soon!!!!

It's almost November and I can't believe how quickly time flies. This year has been a bit of a different one as the weather has been so brilliant here in the UK and it's still almost summer temperatures out there. But that aside, it's only a few weeks until Christmas and that brings up the same question every year. What to wear for the upcoming parties in the holiday season? For the family Christmas gathering, the work do, the friend's party or whatever Christmas celebration you might need a party dress for.

I have had a look and chosen some of my favourite dresses this season to give you some inspiration which I hope you like.

My first choice is from Quiz Clothing who recently launched their curve range which I have fallen in love with. They are spot on trend with their range and prices are really good as well.

I've chosen this Curve Navy Sequin Maxi Dress as one of my party dresses from their collection.

It's a stunning sequin dress that also comes in gold. I can see myself wearing this for the Christmas do at work and then again for that special big party on New Year's Eve. It screams old-fashioned glamour and sex appeal and enhances your feminine figure. The way it falls over your hips is in true Jessica Rabbit style so what's not to like about this dress? It comes up to a size 26.

Next dress up is this beautiful Simply Be By Night Sequin Disk Bardot Dress from Simply be. Also, a sequin dress cause who can have too many sequins dresses for the party season.

Isn't it stunning? I can see myself wearing this for that special New Years party. It's fun and colourful and shows off that little bit of skin that makes it very sexy without being too revealing.

This stunning evening dress from Coast took my breath away and is on my list over must have dresses for that one special occasion like an autumn or winter wedding or a special party where you have to wear a long gown. It's absolutely spectacular. I'm talking about the Viletta Pleated Maxi Dress From Coast

It's such an incredible dress with a beautiful colour and design. It's pricey so it's not for everyone's budget, but it's a stunning dress for that special occasion.

No party dress blog post is complete without a red dress and my choice this time is the Red Sparkle Skater Dress from Yours Clothing

A classic design in a pure red with sparkles. You can't go wrong with this dress. It's perfect for many different occasions. It's size friendly as it goes up to a size 34-36 and it's quite budget friendly as well.

Since I'm not working full time I won't be going to any works do, but I'm sure I will be going to a couple of parties before Christmas and another couple during Christmas and New Year so I'll be picking up at least one of these dresses.

What are you planning to wear for the upcoming holiday season?

Gorgeous Swimwear With UK Swimwear And Miraclesuit*

Gorgeous Swimwear With UK Swimwear And Miraclesuit*

Ages ago I was asked to review this stunning swimsuit from Miraclesuit via UK Swimwear*, but due to health conditions, I haven't been able to review it until now. 

It's the Jillian Dip Dye Swimsuit From Miraclesuit and it's such a stunning swimsuit and beautifully crafted. Really great quality and despite it being a wrap around style I find it keeps my breasts securely tucked in with no mishaps of falling out ;-) 

Unfortunately, this swimsuit is sold out, but UK Swimwear has lots of other great designs from Miraclesuits on their website that I can highly recommend you take a look at after you've read my full review. 

 These swimsuits from Miraclesuits are expensive, but they are well worth the price as they are excellent quality and they are sturdy and feels like you get what you pay for.

There is great support around your waist, great support for your chest with soft integrated cups, great hold for your sides and the straps are very comfortable as well. They don't twist or slide down and that is something I struggle with when it comes to swimwear.

The design is stunning with its ombre effect and the wrapping design. It makes it stand out and I've been getting lots of compliments when I've been wearing this swimsuit.

The cups are a bit small for my chest, but that isn't a big surprise as I can't ever find anything that fits my breasts properly. I would say it's sufficient room for big boobs in this suit. I'm wearing size 24 here and it's a great fit for me.

 The straps are wider than normal swimsuits so I think that stops them from twisting and falling down.

 As you can see the cups are a bit small for me so I have to scoop my boobs back towards my back for them not to spill too much over the front.

 The swimsuit is amazing for both a lazy day around the pool, on the beach and a more active day hiking up to stunning waterfalls and natural pools. It is a great all-rounder and it looks stylish and can be worn with shorts for a casual look, but also teamed with a cute cover-up and a cocktail if you're at an upscale resort.

If you want to take a look at Miraclesuits collection at UK Swimwear please take a look HERE as they have lots of beautiful swimwear even if this one is unfortunately sold out.


*gifted item, but my views are all mine.