Emma Carrington

The best time to book your next holiday

Holiday planning is always a nightmare, but it is even worse when you are on a tight budget. There are so many different airlines to fly with and so many hotels to choose from, it can all become quite overwhelming. If you want the most for your money, but also...
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Posted Nov. 11, 2019

What makes the perfect romantic getaway?

With so much pressure from social media to have the most romantic (and Instagram worthy) getaway, it creates extremely high expectations. Images of candle-lit dinners, with champagne and roses, in the heart of Paris are what spring to mind when thinking of a romantic getaway. But does it have to be so nauseatingly cliché? Why not step away from the stereotype and make the unromantic, romantic?
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Posted Aug. 20, 2019

What makes the perfect holiday?

Holidays, we all love them, but what actually is a ‘holiday’? The oxford dictionary definition is ‘an extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in travelling.’ So, nothing is excluded from being the text-book definition of a holiday. For many the term brings to mind endless stretches of sandy, white beach with calm, crystal blue waters. But for others, sunbathing all day could not be further from their idea of a holiday. Swapping out the sun loungers and swimming pools for hiking boots and a map, with the need for a jam-packed itinerary to keep them occupied at all times of the day.
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Posted May. 13, 2019

Dispelling the myths about university life

When you receive your A-level exam results and begin to look towards your exciting next chapter, many tell you that “university is the best time of your life.” Your expectations are high, and your excitement is through the roof. You can’t wait to kick start university with a bang in...
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Posted Mar. 24, 2019

Is it worth going on Spring Break?

As the Easter break approaches and deadlines loom, a bit of escapism might be just what the doctor ordered. With Europe being so readily accessible, why not take some time to relax and visit one of my top seven city break destinations? Paris Taking just under two and a half...
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Posted Mar. 16, 2019