CHARLOTTE CIVIL explains the latest travel deals...
DIFFERENT STROKES Only days from the big day and Llanwrtyd Wells is preparing for a very different event. The World Alternative Games (01591 610270/ www.worldalternativegames.co.uk) takes place in the tiny Welsh town from August 17 until September 2. Competitors will vie for glory in events such as worm charming, chariot racing and wife carrying, which includes a bonus for the man who completes the course with the heaviest wife.
TRAVEL ESSENTIAL Keep cash and tickets safely with Lifeventure's (0118 981 1433/www.lifeventure.co.uk) body wallet which is designed to fit underneath clothing. Colours available, nude or black. £9.99.
OLYMPIC HERITAGE Visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games on a Greek Islands cruise this September.
Athletes first competed in Olympia in honour of the supreme god Zeus nearly 3,000 years ago.
Cunard's (0843 374 0000/ www.cunard.com) Queen Elizabeth departs from Athens and will dock at Katakolon for excursions to the ancient site.
A 12-night Greek Isles and Aegean Treasures cruise from £1,549pp (two sharing), full board. Price includes return flights from the UK.