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Author Archives: blog_admin

A phobia for heights…

A phobia for heights…

An adage goes: ‘virgins don’t reside in a hospital labor room’. Naturally, everyone in labor bears a form of discomfort and the noise level is usually disturbing and it travels down hallways and through any available egress. As a successful childbirth is eagerly anticipated, the accompanying ‘joyful pain’ is always acceptable. Far from a labor room. This happened onboard a Virgin Atlantic airline. There were no labor pangs or pains. No childbirths but storms in the clouds. Horrendous screams from frightened female passengers on the flight, each time the plane hits a patch of clouds or wind storms. While some males handled it well, remaining … Continued
Online Travel Agents vs. High Street Travel Agents

Online Travel Agents vs. High Street Travel Agents

Once upon a time, when people wanted to book a holiday they went to see the travel agent. Usually found on a high street with heavy pedestrian traffic, the travel agent was the start of vacation dreams for several decades – until a new, flashier kid arrived on the block. With the advent of the internet age, life for travel agents and holiday makers changed forever. Now, we can go online and find the best deals to suit us, all without paying a hefty arrangement fee to a travel agent. It’s simple, easy and can be done from the comfort … Continued
Hostels or Hotels for You?

Hostels or Hotels for You?

When going on vacation, the cost of accommodation while you are away is one of the biggest drains on your budget. It would seem that no matter where you go in the world, hotels are always expensive places to stay – leaving you less money for enjoying yourself and having fun. Yet most of us cling to the concept of hotels as clean, enjoyable places to stay – and book ourselves in, despite the cost. On the flip side, the word ‘hostel’ is one that triggers terrifying images – and not just because of the horror film of the same … Continued
Be Spontaneous With A Surprise Holiday

Be Spontaneous With A Surprise Holiday

The concept of a ‘surprise’ holiday may be unpleasant to some; after all, isn’t half the fun of a vacation looking forward to going there? Maybe it is, but if you hanker for something a little spontaneous and fun, then a surprise holiday might just work for you. The ‘surprise’ aspect of a surprise holiday does not only come from a sudden decision to go on holiday, but rather where you go. You can still book the time off work, get a dog sitter in and get your documentation in order: with a click at www.rontravels.com/attractions, just book a couple … Continued