Cuba’s spectacular new voice – Daymé Arocena

Cuba’s passion for music is legendary and is big part of the country’s extraordinary spirit, here our guest writer Johanna Derry tells us about Cuba’s up and coming new talent Daymé Arocena… [embedded content] ‘I’m not the kind of beauty that some people want to see,’ Daymé Arocena states guilelessly. On the release of her latest […]

How to live like a local in Cuba: 10 authentic Havana experiences

The moment you arrive in Havana you’ll realise there’s lots to take in. So if you want to get off the beaten path and uncover the true heartbeat of Cuba’s capital, you’d do well to take these tips from those who know and love the city such as the people running the Havana Cultura project. […]

10 beautiful reasons to add Montenegro to your travel list

A Balkan pearl of the Mediterranean and brimming with wild mountains, breathtaking Adriatic beaches, medieval villages and huddles of picturesque, orange-roofed houses small but perfectly formed Montenegro is for some the ultimate under-the-radar travel destination. Our guest blogger Sarah Pavlovic from Montenegro Pulse tells us why it should be added to your travel list… You’d be forgiven for not […]

In pictures: the beauty of Bali, above and below the waves

More of a state of mind than a place, the most popular Indonesian island conjures instant thoughts of a tropical paradise with a soft spiritual soul and a healthy dose of mysticism thrown in for good measure. Bali tops many a traveller’s bucket list and has been drawing the visitors for decades, our guest bloggers […]

10 of the most beautiful beaches in the Philippines to escape the winter chill

Cut off from the main Southeast Asian overland route by the South China Sea, The Philippines was often overlooked as a major travel destination. Now times are a changing and many visitors are becoming increasingly curious about the unspoilt dazzling beaches, year-round sun, laid back lifestyle and excellent opportunities for diving, island-hopping and surfing. Our […]

Cool things to do in Perth, Western Australia for travel snobs

While most visitors head to Sydney and the East Coast, more isolated Western Australia is often overlooked by travellers. Quieter and arguably with just as much to offer –possibly even more – Australia’s Western state is home to gorgeous coastline, ruggedly beautiful national parks and some vibrant, cosmopolitan cities. Its capital Perth, ranks very highly […]

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Russia

Belonging to both Europe and Asia, the world’s largest nation is synonymous with onion-domed fairly-tale esque structures, epic train journeys, vast expanses of wilderness, controversial politicians, long harsh winters and vodka fuelled nights. It has long held a fascination with many a curious traveller and for those who do visit will find a country filled […]