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Steps to Travelling with a Pacemaker or Defibrillator (ICD)

flying after pacemaker ICD

Travelling with a Pacemaker or Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) can be an overwhelming experience, especially the first time. Though being prepared and taking the right steps can not only make your trip more enjoyable but will put you and everyone else at ease. You can never be too careful in those moments when every second […]

6 Top Tips for Saving Money for a Ski Weekend

Top Tips for Saving Money for a Ski weekend Skiing Chamonix France

I am always asked how it is possible that I can go skiing regularly without breaking the bank. It is simple, I do a lot of extended ski weekend trips. Don’t get me wrong, they can be expensive but with a bit of advanced planning, it is definitely possible to do without breaking the budget. […]

5 Interesting things to learn before you head to Havana Cuba

Old town street of Havana, Cuba

Havana Cuba is definitely one of the most colourful places that I have visited over the years with its old colonial period buildings and people cruising around in their vintage cars,  You really do feel like you have stepped back in time when you are exploring this vibrant city.  It is full of interesting history which […]

Best Things to do in Chambéry France

Best Things to do in Chambéry France

Chambéry France is a charming Alpine town with a population of around 50,000. It is situated in the southeast of France is apart of the Savoie Mont Blanc region and definitely a place that pleasantly surprised me in all the right ways. It had everything that I look for in a weekend break, great local food […]

Helpful Hints for Tackling Three Peaks Challenge


Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike & Mount Snowdon Everyone loves a challenge whether it is running a marathon, swimming the English Channel or even climbing some of the worlds highest peaks. It is what makes us humans always wanting to push ourselves to the limit or that little bit more. Completing the Three Peaks Challenge took […]

5 Fun History Facts about Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Florence Italy

Ponte Vecchio Bridge is one of the great icons of Florence Italy and considered to be one of the most famous bridges in the world. The Ponte Vecchio Bridge (meaning “Old Bridge”), is a medieval stone three-arch bridge over the Arno River with shops built along it. Butchers initially occupied these shops but now jewellers, art dealers and souvenir sellers fill them.  […]

My Seven Wonders of the World – Mountains

Top Tips Hiking Everest Base Camp Melbtravel

Ticking my 7 Mountain Wonders of the World Have you ever created your own Seven Wonders of the World list and try to complete them, but the only thing really stopping you is the opportunity? Well, Exodus has a competition where one lucky winner will win SEVEN paid Exodus trips of their choice. How cool would that […]

What to Do at the Tower of London England

Things to do at The White Tower inside Tower of London england uk Top things to do

What to do at the Tower of London England The Tower of London England is one of London’s most famous landmarks and a jewel of the British Capital. It is a place that both fascinates and horrifies everyone that visits young or old. It is also one of my favourite places to take family and friends when they […]

Nottingham England- A Perfect weekend Away

Nottingham town Centre

If you like good food, beautiful buildings, friendly people and lots of history then Nottingham England is the perfect weekend getaway for you. Unbeknown to many folks, Nottingham has an underground warren of dozens and dozens of man-made caves, and most in the name of merriment and shindigs.  Things to do Nottingham England You see, for centuries […]

Edam Netherlands, A village Preserved in time

Edam Netherlands traditional houses on the canal Things to do

While Edam Netherlands is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Netherlands, it is not to be disregarded for a weekend break exploring the Dutch countryside. Within less than an hour from Netherlands capital Amsterdam, you can be deep in the Dutch countryside in Edam or Broek in Waterland, eating the famous Edam cheese or […]