The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week

The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week Welcome to our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel and travel writing. Each week we scour the internet to bring you our list of “what’s hot” …

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8 ideas for a memorable Father’s Day trip

8 ideas for a memorable Father’s Day trip Father’s Day is just around the corner. Stuck for gift ideas? If Dad deserves more than a tie and a card this year, look no further than our short list of special …

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The World First Wander – the Internet’s best travel blogs

The World First Wander – the Internet’s best travel blogs Welcome to another edition of our weekly collection of the best travel blogs, writing and articles from around the world. As travel insurers we understand that travel isn’t always plain …

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My World First: Our travel writing competition returns

World First customer service administrator endures ‘flight from hell’. Hands up if you remember My World First. When we launched our monthly travel writing competition we had no idea how popular it would become. The sheer volume of fantastic entries …

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Going away this Christmas? Here’s why you really shouldn’t forget the travel insurance.

Going away this Christmas? Here’s why you really shouldn’t forget the travel insurance. Christmas in the UK isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Top of some people’s Christmas list is heading to one of Europe’s most fantastically festive cities and soaking …

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Columbus Day – Travelling to the New World today? No problem…

Today is Columbus Day. It’s the day that many countries in the ‘New World’ celebrate as the day when the Americas were first ‘discovered’ by Europeans. But myths of Columbus and his voyage abound. Many believe that Columbus set out …

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A photo essay of Old Mother Kernow – that’s Cornwall

A photo essay of Old Mother Kernow - that's Cornwall Photographer and World First social media man Tristan Rothwell recounts his recent trip to Cornwall and shows off some of the photos. Having just returned from a trip to my …

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Close to home: why holidaying in the UK this year might beat going abroad

Close to home: why holidaying in the UK this year might beat going abroad And where to find the perfect travel insurance policy for holidaying at home. Fine dining, golden-sanded beaches, picture-postcard coastal scenery, pastoral countryside, world-famous cities and a …

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Summer indecision? Solve it with a holiday on wheels.

If you can’t make up your mind where to go for your summer holidays this year, then I can highly recommend opting for a life of indecision. And by that I mean staying flexible with a holiday in a classic camper. Not only will a beautiful set of retro wheels make you the coolest kids at the camp site but you’ll also be able to go anywhere you want, safe in the knowledge that you’ve got everything you need right there with you.

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Remember Sealink?

Remember Sealink? This is a bit self-indulgent. I was going to call this 10 great things about Sealink, but I couldn't find enough to list. I used Sealink a lot in the 60s, 70s and 80s as a child and …

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