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6 Top Colourful Festivals to Escape a Grey Day

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Colourful festivals don’t just occur in the summer like Notting Hill Carnival or Pride. We can experience them at other times of the year to escape wet and grey weather. Are you looking to inject some colour into your life? Avoid the British weather by booking an adventure this February. Take yourself away from the … Read more

Destinations For Alcohol Free Holidays In Dry January

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Have you gone alcohol-free for Dry January? Alcohol Change UK are encouraging people to refrain from drinking post-party season to enhance their physical and mental health. Many are adopting the campaign’s initiative to go alcohol free for 31 days. The alternatives are alcohol-free drinks and beverages. Although they’ve always been on the menu for some … Read more

Your Bucket List Ideas – from our Free Spirit Team

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The inspiration behind planning adventures, alongside adding destinations to our travel bucket lists’ can come from anywhere. From chatting to friends who plan carefree getaways around idyllic Islands. To hearing travel stories told by our fond family members who wish they could do it all again! What travel experiences are on your bucket list today? … Read more

A Guide to Beach Holidays for Any Time of the Year

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Beach holidays come to our minds as we approach summer. However, as the weather didn’t live up to our expectations last summer – now’s the time to book that beach holiday. Head into the sunshine next week or get ready to plan a beach holiday for any time of the year – when those clouds … Read more

Dee and Graham’s Travel Diary for 2023

A travel diary is one way to remember all the destinations we’ve visited. They are great for recreating the exciting events we’ve seen while away from home too. Do you keep one? Perhaps with some momentos from your adventures? Our free-spirited travellers Dee and Graham visited a number of destinations in 2023. Including the holiday … Read more

Top Places for the Winter Solstice and Winter Festivals

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The winter solstice (or yule for pagans) occurs in the Northern Hemisphere on Friday 22nd December. It marks the longest night and shortest day of the year, and focuses upon the rebirth of the sun in Pagan lore. The most famous celebration of the winter solstice in the UK is celebrated at Stonehenge from sunrise. … Read more

Christmas Breaks to Celebrate the Yuletide Season

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Christmas breaks are something we can enjoy throughout the festive season. You could take a Christmas city break in the UK. Then visit a Christmas market in Europe – in search of authentic Christmas gifts. Want to treat someone this Christmas? Take them somewhere magical to celebrate the season, over three – four days! However … Read more

Unique Holidays in Scotland for Free Spirits

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A holiday in Scotland can come in many forms including wildlife watching, tucking into traditional food and drink, or picking an adventurous activity for the whole family! Travelling solo? There are many secret escapes to discover, such as wilderness walks and trails. Take your pick! Follow canals, the Scottish coast, or walk among dramatic forests, … Read more

5 Luxurious family holidays to create happy memories

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Luxurious family holidays are what we dream about on cold, muggy days. So, ignore the clouds and plan a luxurious trip in the sun – for all the family! A recent article in the Sunday Times states that a growing number of Grandparents are treating their families to luxurious holiday experiences. Some are even happy … Read more

Free Spirits Guide to Wildlife Watching in the UK

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Wildlife watching provides an opportunity to sit back and immerse ourselves in nature. Is there an animal you’d like to watch; like a rare bird, nocturnal creature, or an insect? Make a start by observing what’s in your garden and watch the wildlife who live outside your home. Although the temperature has dropped and the … Read more

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