Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in the Lake District

One of the United’s Kingdoms most beloved national park’s the Lake District (now declared a Unesco World Heritage Site) is visited by a whopping15 million every year. It’s glistening lakes, mountain tarns, craggy hilltops and miles of unspoilt countryside have drawn everyone from romantic poets and artists to vacationing families and happy campers. It’s also […]

Celebrate Woodstock’s fifty-year anniversary – NYC weekend getaways

It is hard to believe, but it has been fifty years since the historic Woodstock festival in 1969.Woodstock’s effect on music, art, and culture is indisputable.  However, many people don’t realize that the Woodstock festival did not take place in the New York town of the same name.  Instead, due to logistical reasons, the festival […]

5 car-free aka care-free Greek destinations

For most of us our daily routine consists of crossing busy intersections, walking on sidewalks so we won’t get hit by cars and even using our own vehicle to get to any place that we consider to be far from home. What if we could go about our day without turning our heads to see […]

8 charming places to visit in Lviv, Ukraine for travel snobs

The large country nestled in what was once known as Eastern Europe, Ukraine is still an under-the-radar travel destination rich in tradition and beautiful sights. Lviv is one of those beautiful gems – a city in western Ukraine with gorgeous architecture and its moments of glory as a part of Austrian-Hungarian empire, our guest blogger, […]

Birding in Zambia

Not too long ago, a tale was recounted to me by someone who visited Zambia’s Kafue National Park. There they had heard the tale of a British birder with a life list that would rival the telephone directory in length. He did, however, have a few rare species left to see, and hoped to tick […]

Tiaki: the heart of New Zealand sustainability

A magical land of natural wonders and unique marvels, New Zealand holds a special place in the hearts and minds of not only its residents but also the inquisitive travelers who flock to its tranquil shores to experience everything that the country has to offer. Well known for its stunning scenery, pristine wilderness, and native […]

Top 7 local mountain dishes

One of the benefits of a few hours skiing is the healthy appetite that you tend to work up. Any regular skier knows that such an energetic activity is going to require a pit stop, sooner or later. When you start to wilt a little, thoughts turn to where to pull up for lunch. A tasty […]

Oman and the Emirates: your luxury guide to the best of the UAE

When you hear of the UAE or the United Arab Emirates, a few things probably come to mind. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Burj Khalifa, ultra-modern architecture, enormous shopping centers, extravagant entertainment attractions, and a whole lot more. But aside from the well-known tourist attractions and modern-day features, the UAE is known for one […]

How to spend a hip 48 hours in Berlin for travel snobs 

Berlin is a huge multicultural, dynamic, and unique modern metropolis, beloved of many a digital nomad and one of my favourite cities in the world. You may need to take a while for Berlin to really get under your skin or you can fall in love with it in just a matter of seconds. If […]

Favorite whisk(e)y and golf course pairings in the British Isles

By Ravi Coutinho on Apr 16, 2019 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Ireland, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe Both whiskey (or whisky, if you’re in Scotland) and golf got their starts in the British Isles, and it ends up, they pair well together. The […]

Top 4 island paradises of Lake Malawi

Malawi is a hidden gem in Africa that is fast emerging as a complete tourist destination, offering safaris, scenery, beaches and rich cultural experiences. But the jewel in the crown of Malawi’s tourist attractions is Lake Malawi – the Rift Valley’s ‘Lake of Stars’. Home to the world’s first freshwater National Park and covering a […]

7 of the best luxury train journeys in the world

By Thomas Ryves on Apr 15, 2019 in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, North America, Oceania, Peru, Rail Travel, Regions, Singapore, South America, Speciality Travel, Thailand, United Kingdom, Western Europe One of the best ways to travel and see the world’s sights is by train. Here are some of the most spectacular […]

6 luxury adventure camps in South America

By Alfonso Tandazo on Apr 15, 2019 in Accommodation, Adventure Travel, Bolivia, Camping, Chile, Ecuador, Hotels, Peru, Regions, South America, Speciality Travel The idea of luxury adventure camping is to get closer to the sheer beauty of nature in places with very little infrastructure, while at the same time enjoying world-class service in the most […]