Holidays & Travel

Passport panic!

After a 2-year travelling hiatus, Britons have been itching to get abroad for the summer of '22. But many holidaymakers' plans have been foiled by a simple administrative hurdle. Cue the bureaucratic nightmare that is renewing your passport!

Unsurprisingly, in the wake of Covid and the fallout from Brexit, the Passport Office has been swamped with passport applications. The reason: many of us did not contemplate travelling during the pandemic. Since we have emerged from lockdown, some 5 million people realised that they needed to renew their passports!

In theory, the non...

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Is Japan an Expensive Destination for Hongkongers?

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Tue, 05/24/2022 - 7:59am

Japan is the most attractive and popular country in Asia. Taking a trip here will be worth it. This is especially true for those countries that are expensive. Hong Kong is yet another highly popular place is one can enjoy great luxury and nightlife. But it is Japan that offers not only beauty but also the relaxation one needs.

Planning a Japan Trip

The cost of a trip to Japan from Hong Kong can never be overshadowed. All the landscapes, cultural sites, and relaxing spas you will come across make it worth it. No matter whether you want to enjoy the bright lights or the...

5 Practical Strategies to Boost Your Airbnb Property Listing

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Mon, 05/09/2022 - 10:33am

Ever since its inception in 2008, Airbnb has become the premier hosting platform. As travel opens up again, the platform has seen significant growth , and the numbers are projected to keep rising. However, simply listing your peripety on Airbnb isn't a guarantee of results. To get more bookings, you can use property management services like guestready .

Let’s say you have property posted on Airbnb. Depending on numerous factors, you might not see an influx of guests for a while. Fortunately, there are numerous strategies you can employ to increase your visibility on these...

Lympstone Manor: 5 years on

Outdoor heated pool and Pool House Restaurant & Bar to launch in May 2022

Firmly established as one of the finest country house hotels, this month, Lympstone Manor celebrates five years since launch, and is showing no signs of slowing down its evolution. Late Spring 2022 is set to bring the launch of the hotel’s highly anticipated outdoor swimming pool and neighbouring Pool House Restaurant & Bar, as well as the unveiling of the vineyard’s first wine, Triassic Pinot Noir, following the planting of 17,500 vines in 2018. The news follows swiftly after the hotel’s launch of six...

Courtyard by Marriott Exeter Sandy Park opens its doors

Courtyard by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio of 30 hotel brands, today announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Exeter Sandy Park, the first Courtyard by Marriott hotel in the South West of England. Owned by Exeter Rugby group Plc, the 250-bedroom hotel is set in a distinctive location in the vibrant city of Exeter, offering convenient access to Sandy Park Conference & Banqueting Centre, home to the rugby club Exeter Chiefs.

Exeter Rugby Club Chairman and Chief Executive, Tony Rowe OBE, said: "I am delighted to see the opening of the new...

Social Gin Tasting at Local Holiday Home

Local spirits company offers unique blind tasting experiences

Authored by Azu Spirits
Posted: Mon, 04/25/2022 - 12:52pm

Devon-based Azu Spirits have launched an exciting new gin and whisky tasting experience across the South West, just in time for summer.

Azu is partnering with venues and holiday homes across the South West to offer premium tasting experiences to private parties, businesses, and events. The blind tasting showcases six distinct Scottish single malt whiskies or British gins. Azu also collaborates with local businesses to provide food pairings alongside the tasting experience, offering a unique opportunity to explore the depths of flavour.

Azu Spirits was launched in January...

Things to do whilst visiting the UK

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Mon, 04/11/2022 - 10:38am

More than half of England's 53 million people live in and around London, making it Europe's most populous metropolis by a wide margin. In addition to some of the world's most popular tourist destinations, England's coastline has over 600 miles of breathtaking beauty.

In the United Kingdom, there are nine distinct geographic areas, each with its own distinct culture, history, and distinctive personality.

It's the ideal spot for both a brief stopover and a more in-depth exploration, depending on your time frame and objectives.

Natural History Museum

The Natural...

Why F4 visa application Is gaining popularity

Spending time with your siblings and extended family is something many of us come to cherish. However, there are times when distance could keep you apart due to some circumstances. While this can bring some people down, many of us continue to find ways to stay connected. One of the possible ways people do so would be through an f4 visa application. Click here to learn more about this type of visa.

Since it has become a bridge to their families for many, it's no surprise that this visa is gaining popularity. So, what exactly is an F4 visa? If you're interested in learning more...

Book a fabulous holiday to Brighton and Leonardslee Gardens

Tally Ho have some places remaining on their fabulous holiday by coach to Brighton on Sunday 8th May returning on Thursday 12th May. We stay in the Old Ship Hotel right on Brighton's iconic seafront. This hotel is a historic Georgian building and each room is individually designed with distinctive characterful features that will make for a comfortable stay, many with stunning panoramic sea views. Take a stroll along the bustling promenade or indulge in some retail therapy at The Lanes during your stay. All standard bedrooms come with en-suite bathrooms and plush interiors to make you feel...

Guide to the 5 Best Family Adventures in Exeter

Exeter is a charming ancient city lying along River Exe in the southwest part of England.

It's now well on the way to becoming a miniature version of Bristol, with beautifully restored historic quayside and lots of family-friendly attractions.

While Exeter is a busy city with lots of things going on, it can also make for a perfect place to relax with the family and get away from the chaos of daily life.

So, here's your guide to the best family adventures in Exeter.

Visit the Royal Albert Memorial Museum

One of the most popular attractions in Exeter is...

Tally Ho coach holidays

Now is the time to book something to look forward to... Book a coach holiday with Tally Ho!

Short breaks and holidays by coach, picking up in Exeter

We all need something enjoyable to look forward to and with the popularity of the Staycation on the increase, why not book a coach holiday from your doorstep?

Tally Ho Holidays are delighted to now offer pick ups from Exeter Services.

A holiday by coach means you can set off from home, travel in comfort on our modern, comfortable coaches, taking in the scenery, arriving at your hotel refreshed and not having endured the stresses of driving, navigating, finding somewhere to park.

We send one of our...

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