Our Top 5 Romantic Cities
Following the romantic weekend we have put together your top romantic cities, have more to add? let us know…
Number 5 - Kyoto, Japan
Number 4 – Venice, Italy
Number 3 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Number 2- Monte Carlo, Monaco
Number 1 – Paris, France
Holiday Checklist Part 1
We LOVholidays and we want to make sure you LOVholidays to. So don’t leave home without these essentials.
You are not going anywhere without this. Double check it is valid and not out of date
Your flights tickets
Will not get far without these either. Most bookings are online nowadays. But have your reference just in case.
Does your destination require a visa? It is worth checking with your destinations borders agency alternatively visit http://www.doyouneedvisa.com for guidance on Visa applications
Do you need to be vaccinated? Remember vaccinations protect from life threatening diseases and infections. Make sure you are covered. http://www.travelvaccination.co.uk
Yes this is very important if your experience delays cancellations or need any type of medical assistance abroad.
Currency/Money/Credit Cards/Travellers cheques
You need spending money. We advise you to carry at least two methods of payments on holidays in case of emergencies
Carry a list of numbers for home and abroad. Numbers for a next of kin, emergency bank numbers. Also be aware of the emergency police and ambulance numbers if available at your destination.
Anti Diarrhoea, mosquito repellent, sun cream, Painkillers (Asprin/Paracetamol)
It is best to have your own medication. You may be able to find these treatments locally however travelling with your own ensures they are at hand when you need them. Also you can be sure of the medication or treatment you are taking.
Look out for part 2 of our essential checklist
Food to stay away from whilst on holiday
We all know that eating and trying new food is probably one of the best parts of going on holiday. We often indulge more and are tempted to try new dishes. But remember the wrong dish can turn that blissfull holiday into a ruined holiday. Because we LOVholidays we want you to LOV yours to. Here are a few tips to keep your stomach happy.
1.Stay away from ice in your drinks
In countries where tap water is unsafe to drink, ice has the same risk as non frozen water. Ideally water should be boiled, treated or bottled. It is difficult to tell when you’re out and about.
We suggest opting for canned and bottled drinks to be on the safe side.
2.Open street food
How can you avoid this? This is normally where you find the tastiest of countries dishes. Be careful as they are prone to flies. Flies contaminate foods. They carry traces of everything they landed on their legs, often including faeces and rotting trash.
To avoid this try staying away from street food if you can. If not be aware of the environment. Is there food covered is there rubbish lying around?
Contaminated water is one of the highest causes of illnesses in the world. Drinking contaminated water can lead to diarrhea and cholera. Even in countries where the water is sanitised your immune system may not be ready.
We advise drinking bottled water. Using boiled water and avoid brushing teeth with tap water.
Because we like it hot! cooked foods should be kept above 140 degrees(60C). If not bacteria can multiply very quickly. Especially left in sunlight
To avoid the bacteria make sure the food that you are eating is actually hot. Try have food that is made to order and has not been left around.
Fruit and vegetables are good for you. Just be careful of food that will be washed in local water including salads and raw fish.Try to avoid if you can
Follow these top tips and enjoy the holiday you LOV.