Fit Man Walking: In Support Of Hiking As A Fitness Activity

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If you want to be at your peak fitness, you have to spend hours in the gym, lifting weights, monitoring your macros and running as cardio in the evenings right? Well, you can do that, but there are also some other less high impact and potentially more enjoyable ways of getting fit and healthy. One such way is through hiking, and although to many it’s “just walking” it is an activity with many surprising benefits. Read on to find out more.

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Is Subletting Your Apartment the Right Move?

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Have you ever wanted to grab your suitcase, throw in some clothes and book an airline ticket at a moment’s notice to go travel the world? Yeah, same. But more often than not, we have responsibilities to consider—you know, like paying our rent and managing our finances. Traveling takes money and usually the bulk of our income goes towards rent, which doesn’t exactly leave behind a lot for hotels, restaurants, costly activities and souvenirs.

Sure, you can certainly travel on the cheap, but if you have to cut corners while traveling, you will probably have an even harder time paying rent while gone. Which is why a lot of renters have taken to subletting their apartments while they’re off exploring the world. Finding someone to rent your home while you’re away can be a good solution to financial woes, but there are some things to keep in mind.

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Seven Summer Treats For Your Holiday

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Well that’s it – the school holidays have started and summer is officially upon us. Let’s just ignore all of the thunderstorms and impending rain and enjoy the hell out of it. It’s super likely that a lot of you will be jetting off to all sorts of exotic locations on your summer holidays, so we’ve teams up with name badges retailer Badgemaster to bring your our top seven summer treats just for you!

Whether you’re lounging in the pool, having a barbecue in your back garden or looking for ways to entertain the little ones whilst they’re off school, we have something for everyone on this list of awesome. 

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Mount Tiede: 5 Things To Know Before You Go

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What seems like an age ago, we were in Tenerife. It was beautiful, we had lots of fun escaping reality for two weeks and I’ve just about gotten over the holiday blues (where I was googling 2018 holidays for a week straight). I still want to talk about it though, so if you’re thinking of going to Tenerife, this is a post for you. Tenerife boasts a whole host of amazing attractions and according to TripAdvisor, it’s home to some of the best in the world. One of them, is Mount Tiede, an active volcano at the centre of the island. It’s marketed everywhere as a must-see attraction, and I have to say that I agree – if you are in Tenerife, you must see it.

However, as we found out during our research and subsequent visit to the volcano, there are some points that you should know before you head on out on your journey. Tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your journey and enjoy it to the very full. Hopefully, this little lot will save you some time and money along the way.

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Oh My Blog featuring Pickle & Poppet – Holidays!

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Happy Summer everyone! The sun is out (for now at least), I have a tan (for now at least) and it’s time to relax and enjoy the long days, warm nights and all the fun and games summer time brings. For this months Oh My Blog series, we’re finding out what bloggers from all across the country have to say about holidays. Be them in the UK or abroad, it’s the season to kick back and relax. So what does Jo from the wonderful Pickle & Poppet get up to before the kids head back to school?

I caught up with her to ask fifteen burning questions about her summer holidays.
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10 Reasons to Choose a Crete Villa Holiday

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So we’ve just come back from our holidays – we decided eventually on an all-inclusive shindig in Tenerife, but for reasons I will get into in another post, we’ve decided that all-inclusive is not really for us. Before we decided on Tenerife, we were looking at Villas to house our huge family in a range of destinations across Europe. Needless to say, we came across some very fancy looking placed and some awesome destinations.

Crete has become a popular tourist spot for two reasons – as a luxurious holiday destination and for being a melting pot of Cretan traditions and culture. Luxury travellers prefer a Crete villa holiday as it is the epitome of class, elegance and style. Whether your chosen villa faces the beach or is located in the town, holidaying in Crete can be the experience of a lifetime.

We may not have gone with it this time, but it remains a definite contender for our next getaway: Here’s why….

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