What’s your ideal holiday?

Good god, what a question?!

So many countries to go to, so many places to explore, so many people to meet, so much food to turn my nose up at!  The world is huge, and yet small all at the same time.  Seriously, there is no dress rehearsal to life, so go and buy a world map and take some time out of your busy schedule to think about where you would love to make a footprint!

sri lankaIndeed, my sister and I are talking about going to Sri Lanka and the south of India.  We would like to try and cycle through Sri Lanka and get a boat over to India.  However, I’m not really sure the Tamil Tigers would like our company and as I’ve already been to Sri Lanka, I know that it’s very, very hilly and as the most common crop in Sri Lanka is tea I know this substance  isn’t going to get my ass up any hill!

Anyway, what would your ideal trip be? This is what some people in London said when they were asked the same question.



Janette backpackingBackpacking is a form of low-cost, independent international travel. It includes the use of a backpack that is easily carried for long distances or long periods of time; the use of public transport; staying in inexpensive lodging such as youth hostels; and finally, backpacking is usually longer than a mainstream two week holiday. Backpackers are usually interested in meeting locals as well as seeing the sights.

When I was younger I was a very keen backpacker and although myself and my sister did go backpacking a few years ago, without a shadow of a doubt, when my sister pampered me by booking us into some 5 star hotels, I have to admit that I was like a kid in a sweet shop running around touching and licking everything. I was on cloud 9, and, of course, I did attempt to steal the bathrobes, the slippers, the toiletries, the bedside lamp, the flat screen TV, the rechargers, the sexy doormen but, unfortunately, I was not successful!

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Idioms, feelings and holidays

love idiomsWhat do the following idioms mean?

  1. I’ve got ants in my pants because next Friday night I’m going on holiday. To have ants in your pants
  2. I fancy going to Thailand for my next summer holiday. To fancy doing something
  3. I am keen on adventure holidays. To be keen on something.
  4. I’m a little blue because it’s the last day of my holiday. To be blue. Or, to feel blue
  5. I’m running around like a headless chicken because tomorrow I’m going on holiday and I have to find my passport, iron my clothes, pack, print off my boarding pass, exchange some cash and order a taxi to pick me up and take me to the airport. To be like a headless chicken

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