Did You Know Tipping is Rude in Japan and China?
Posted on 19 March 2019 by starttravel.co.uk
Tipping - it can prompt some UK travellers to hurriedly look up the etiquette of giving gratuities in certain countries. Should you do it? How much should you tip? Do taxi drivers expect it? What about bellboys?
Planning your gap year: a complete guide
Posted on 18 March 2019 by starttravel.co.uk
The gap year is often regarded as a 'pause' in real life - 12 months spent outside the world of education and work. Yet, if you research and organise your gap year wisely, it can be so much more - giving you skills and experiences that will support a multitude of future life goals. Taking a gap year gives you the opportunity to live and enjoy life on your own terms - to learn and work in a community or setting that is - very probably - completely unfamiliar to you.
Getting Married Abroad: All You Need to Know
Posted on 11 March 2019 by starttravel.co.uk
Picture taking your vows against a backdrop of azure blue seas lapping a palm-fringed beach; or saying ‘I do’ in a 16th century church on Italy's Amalfi Coast. Such overseas wedding ceremonies are more popular than ever, with thousands of Britons tying the knot in exotic or otherwise picturesque locations, creating memories that will last a lifetime - not to mention scores of stunning Instagram photos!