The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay

Were all going on a summer holidayOkay so the title is cheesy I know, but did it get you singing the next line of the famous Cliff Richard song..."No more working for a week or two"?

Here at Quirky our property owners have been busy keeping up to date with all the regulations for safe opening this summer and many have gone above and beyond, making changes to their sites, to ensure your safety when visiting!

We wanted to share with you the most up to date news about the UK opening up this summer and to tell you about a few of our fabulous Safe Stay properties.

eco meaning 1In today's world there is a lot of focus on being eco-friendly. Whether that means you do your recycling, upcycle your clothes and furniture or use more environmentally friendly products there are a lot of ways to support our environment. But have you heard of Ecotourism?

I came upon this phrase recently so wanted to delve a little more into this subject and to share my findings with you. Ecotourism at its most basic is low-impact tourism directed towards natural environments. These are often exotic, threatened, natural environments which ecotourism intends to support through conservation efforts and observing wildlife.

This doesn’t seem to fit with many people’s image of the UK and instead conjures up images of more tropical areas, however the UK has its part to play in this type of travel. 

GLAMPING Glamorous Camping

happiness is a hot tub Edited

In this blog we wanted to think about why it is that hot-tubs evoke such a feeling of relaxation and why they are so good for us…

Is it the warmth of the water, the feeling of the bubbles around you or just maybe that is simulates the feeling of being back in the womb? 

One thing I know for sure is that as well as being extremely calming hot tubs also offer great health benefits! It is no wonder that they are now making an appearance at many glamping sites and even in people’s back gardens! I wanted to find out more about why exactly they are good for us and found out the following amazing health benefits! 

dorothyredshoesAre you bored of being at home? Are the kids driving you mad with their questions? Are you constantly daydreaming about being somewhere else? If so we can help! Simply read on for some great ways to travel the world from the comfort of your sofa (or bed) during this unsettling time. 

If you could be like Dorothy and click your sparkly red heels together, where would your place of choice be? Would you prefer the warm shores of Europe or the snow capped mountains of Canada?  I can’t promise you either of those, but what I can promise is that the following websites will have you inspired and at least aww-ing at the cute animals!