What to expect when travelling first class on a train

It’s easy to get disillusioned with rail travel, especially if you’re a commuter who needs to head to and from a busy place at rush hour. Your experience of travelling by train might consist of trying to keep yourself balanced while standing inches from other passengers, or maybe even sharing a ride with other people’s luggage! But it doesn’t have to be this way. You know that just a few carriages in front of yours is a world of peace, space and comfort. It seems like bliss when you have your head in a fellow-commuter’s armpit, but what do you actually get for the extra money when you travel first class? 

Peace and quiet

If you’ve ever wandered into a first-class carriage by accident, you’ll have noticed how peaceful it is. It’s one of the key reasons people choose to travel first class. And if this is what you’re looking for, you’ll find you’re surrounded by like-minded folk. People in these carriages generally want to sleep, admire the view or work. Therefore, the only distraction you might have is from being given your courtesy coffee.

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Our Guide to the Best Restaurants to Visit in Dubai

Dubai is a city that is always changing. When it comes to food, this means that new restaurants are being opened every day. With so many options, it can be difficult to know where to go or what to try.

Don’t worry! Dubai locals have the inside scoop on where you should go and what you should eat. Read on for our guide to the best restaurants in Dubai, so that you can explore the magic of Dubai’s food scene. 

Dubai is home to some of the most amazing restaurants in the world, and it’s never been easier to explore them. This guide will help you discover new restaurants and explore different cuisines. Whether you want a romantic candlelit dinner or a place with the best burgers in Dubai, we got your back. Here are our top favourite restaurants and best places that we recommend you visit on your next trip to the United Arab Emirates

Our guide to the best Dubai restaurants for every cuisine and budget

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7 Holiday Destinations to Visit in the UK this Summer

This summer, with the on going travel restrictions for international holidays, taking your break within the UK is looking more appealing than ever. While saving yourself the hassle of taking part in restrictive testing and quarantines, you will also get the chance to appreciate and experience some of the brilliant parts of the country that you may not have visited before and discover some beautiful British gems right here on our door step.

We will take you through some of the best options for UK breaks this summer, both city based and coastal or rural options, so there is something for everyone. You can visit Ebooking to find many great options for booking your hotels all around the UK.


As the Capital city of the UK, London naturally has so much to offer tourists. If you are travelling as a family with children, London has plenty to keep them busy from the Museums to the parks, London Zoo or the SeaLife London Aquarium, to famous national landmarks and sights like Buckingham palace and the London Eye.

Staying centrally in areas like Paddington, Kings Cross, Covent Garden or South Kensington will give you great access to lots of attractions and you can quickly and easily get around on the tube to explore further.

From London, you can also consider day trips slightly further afield to attractions such as Legoland Windsor. Or take a de-tour and spend a few days around Windsor itself to see the castle, and the atmosphere around this beautiful town.

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These Calgary Restaurants Should Be Your New Spots

When people think of major cities in Canada, they think of Niagara Falls or Toronto. That being said, several other big cities in Canada have many of the same appealing qualities.  One of the essential qualities in any city is the food choices that the city provides. 

Even though you wouldn’t think of it, a big-time food city in Canada is Calgary, Alberta. Among other tourist attractions, Calgary’s options for fine cuisine are incomparable to many other big cities in Canada. Below are a few of the restaurants that should make on your list of favorite spots to eat in Calgary. 

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Hard Rock Cafe Festival Menu

Finally, indoor dining has returned and Hard Rock Cafe celebrated with a time limited Festival menu, which will be available in both London restaurants until 1st June. We were so excited to get back out and about again, we had to go and check it out and we had such a fun night visiting the Hard Rock Cafe London branch on Park Lane.

Hard Rock Cafe is an iconic venue, with so much music history decorating the walls. The atmosphere was great, to see so many people out enjoying themselves once again and they also have live music available. Fully reopened and with extended opening times, Hard Rock Cafe is also bringing music back into the city with live gigs every week featuring acoustic unplugged sets from up and coming acts every Wednesday at Hard Rock London, and Thursday at Hard Rock Piccadilly Circus, from 6.30pm.

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Restaurant Recommendations in Ireland

Now that indoor hospitality has re-opened, and travel is re-opening, it is time to reflect back on some of our previous trips and start planning ahead to the places we would love to visit as soon as we can. When travelling, food is always something that makes the trip even more special and memorable, so today we are going to share some restaurant recommendations for beautiful places to eat all around Ireland.

The Temple Bar Dublin

Dublin Bar and Restaurant recommendations

When thinking of visiting Ireland, the first place everyone thinks about is of course the capital city of Dublin. Dublin has a thriving scene of pubs and bars, one of the most famous is The Temple Bar, which has Ireland’s largest collection of whiskies and a distinctive Irish look with its red brick building.

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Big Little Tent Festival

Big Little Tent Festival was created last year during lockdown, since we aren’t able to be out there exploring just now, Caravan Club came up with this idea to allow families to have fun and continue the excitement of camping at home. The festival aims to bring the great outdoors to you – in the comfort of your own home.

This year’s Big Little Tent Festival will be taking place over the Easter weekend, 3-4th April and includes lots of fun filled activities as part of the festival schedule, including a Zoom party to meet The Mermaid Princess and The Friendly Neighbourhood Hero for games, superhero training, and a campfire song!

You can see the full events schedule here, and start planning which bits you most want to join in and get involved.

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Everything You Should Think About When You Are Planning A Longer Travel Trip

If you are feeling quite stressed and need to get away from your life for a while or you just have some spare time, then it could be worth thinking about booking a longer vacation. Instead of heading away for a couple of weeks, you could plan to stay for a few months or perhaps longer. It largely depends on whether you have commitments and if you have family, whether they can come with you. Some people will always be more suitable for this type of option compared with others. For instance, if you’re a freelancer, you could have a lot of freedom to travel as long as you like. However, you’ll still need to make sure that you are taking the right steps here. So, let’s break down some of the best ways that you can plan for this type of vacation. 

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