8 great reasons to visit Abersoch in North Wales

By Paul Johnson on Jul 03, 2019 in Attractions, Europe, Family Travel, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Regions, Restaurants, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe I recently had the good fortune of visiting Abersoch for a few days. I’d frequently been to nearby Pwllheli for various sailing events (Plas Heli, the Welsh […]

Photograph of the week: Munich Olympic Stadium, Germany

The Munich Olympic Stadium is so much more interesting than just a place for 22 grown men or women to kick around a round, synthetic-leather-clad ball. It’s true that this footie-mad nation continues to use the stadium as a ground zero of sorts to feed their passion for the beautiful game. It has, after all, […]

Combining wellness with luxury travel: how to find the best places to stay

Yoga vacations, healing holidays, detox breaks… wellness tourism is here to stay. With such a plethora of options available, undoubtedly the hardest part about combining wellness with luxury travel is finding the right retreat. Yoga, health and wellness retreat specialist Yovada.com collaborates with the most trusted yoga and wellness retreats around the world. Whether your’re after […]

Photograph of the week: Wildebeest migration river crossing in the Masai Mara

Every year, between May and December, over 1.5 million wildebeest, 300,000 zebra and a host of other antelope including Eland, impala and Thompson’s gazelles, participate in the world’s greatest wildlife migration. This is the Great Migration. In search of food and water, following the rains, vast herds move in a general clockwise direction through the […]

Short stay: Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, Belgravia, London, UK

By Paul Johnson on Jun 22, 2019 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts is widely regarded as one of the most luxurious and innovative hotel brands in the world. With more than 20 hotels in key locations across […]

Photograph of the week: Brick Lane, London, UK

Brick Lane in London’s East End is many things to many people. A shopping mecca for hipsters with money to burn and an insatiable thirst for one-offs. A hotbed of cultural diversity and artistic freedom. The “curry capital” of the United Kingdom. You might even know it as ‘Banglatown’. The street itself runs from Bethnal […]

12 events you won’t want to miss in Colorado this Fall

2019 marks the 160th anniversary of the Colorado Gold Rush, and while settlers originally migrated west in hopes of striking gold, travelers today head to the state to strike it rich with adventures during Colorado’s golden season: autumn. There’s no better time to visit the Centennial State than during the fall months. The days are […]

14 new treats for food lovers in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The Myrtle Beach area received several new accolades in 2018 including being ranked by Google as the “Third Most Searched Travel Destination in the World”, one of the Travel Channel’s “Best East Coast Beaches” and a “Top 10 Beach Town with the Highest Quality of Life” by Coastal Living, but did you know that the […]

Where to play, stay and chill in Greater Palm Springs this Summer

By Paul Johnson on Jun 05, 2019 in Accommodation, Attractions, California, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, North America, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, USA Sunrise hikes, mornings at the pool, midday spa retreats, mister-cooled dining al fresco, and dive-in movies under the stars—summer has arrived in Greater Palm Springs. Ask any local or frequent warm […]

Discover San Antonio’s food trails

Specialty tacos, the finest smoked brisket and smooth margaritas are just a few iconic San Antonio offerings. Exploring the city’s rich culinary scene just got easier with the launch of the San Antonio Food Trails. This new flavorful and fun culinary adventure is being organised by San Antonio-based non-profit Culinaria. Culinaria is committed to promoting […]

San Diego secrets

By Paul Johnson on Jun 03, 2019 in Attractions, Bars, California, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Leisure Travel, North America, Regions, Restaurants, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, USA Rubbing elbows with local residents can offer visitors a unique look at a destination, but knowing where to go can be tricky, especially when locals want to […]