Getting to play the Old Course at St. Andrews

The Old Course at St. Andrews is arguably the most popular bucket-list course on any golfer’s list of must-play links. This is not only because of its famed difficulty, or the long list of incredible players and stars who have crossed the Swilcan Bridge, or the list of important tournaments that have crossed its greens. […]

Malawi safaris – an overview

Malawi is a country that is visited for the remarkable variety of attractions it offers – beautiful beaches on Lake Malawi, genuine and friendly cultural interactions, stunning scenery and thrilling safaris. But, whilst travellers are now visiting and exploring Africa as a whole for more than just its animals, it is still true that safaris […]

Everything you need to know about the Serengeti Great Wildebeest Migration

The Great Migration is an ongoing event in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park where a huge herd of 2 million big grazers (wildebeest, zebra and various antelope) make their way around the park following the rainfall in a roughly circular route in search for fresh pastures. It is often heralded as the most spectacular natural event […]

The top 5 coastal activities in Portugal

With over 1200 kilometres of coastline and 300 days of sunshine each year, it is hardly surprising that Portugal has some of the best coastal activities you could hope for on a holiday. Whether you are on mainland Portugal or one of the archipelagos (the Azores and Madeira) there will be something to suit all […]

Chilling in the Provence heat!

Wow, what a Summer we’ve been having in Provence! With soaring temperatures, it really has been amazing for those of us who love to make the most of the heat of the summer. Still, there are times when even the most ardent heat lovers want to cool down for a bit. Luckily, there are plenty […]

10 Essential Things to know before Hiking in Cinque Terre in 2019

The 5 villages of Cinque Terre, Italy, with their pastel-colored houses appeal to many travelers from across the world. And with good reason. The 5 towns dot the Ligurian coastline, the trails meander across the hills and the views are breathtaking from every angle. If you’re set on hiking in Cinque Terre, here are 10 […]

Fun facts to know about Venice

Like most cities in Italy, the birth of Venice has a history of myths and tales. The inhabitants of Aquileia laid the foundations for this unique city in the 5th century A.D.. Its storied origins and unique location makes Venice an intriguing city to visit. Here are 7 interesting facts you need to know before […]

Unforgettable walking safaris in Zambia

Zambia is a spectacular wildlife destination for safari enthusiasts looking for something a little different from the usual schedule of morning and evening game drives offered across much of Southern Africa. Whilst camps and lodges elsewhere may offer guided walks as part of their safari experience, the lodges and Camps of the South Luangwa and […]

Short stay: Fairmont St Andrews, Scotland, UK

By Michael Edwards on Aug 19, 2019 in Accommodation, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, Resorts, Restaurants, Spas & Pampering, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe St Andrews is the spiritual home of golf pulling in players from afar. Hosting a final qualifier for the British Open, the […]

10 Tips for Traveling from the UK to the US

The United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) have a lot in common, but they also have their differences and that’s why travelers often feel as though they’ve found a home away from home when they travel from one to the other. That’s why traveling from the UK to the US is such a […]

The 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Iceland

As of July 5th 2019 Iceland now has 3 World Heritage Sites, with the newest being the Vatnajökull National Park which is dominated by a city sized ice cap. Along with the volcanic island of Surtsey and the Thingvellir National Park in the Golden Circle these protected areas cover a whopping 15% of the entire […]

Island discovery in Phuket

A taste of the exotic awaits in Thailand with pristine bays and wide stretches of sun-kissed beach. Experience vibrant tradition, diverse shopping and buzzing nightlife in Phuket, while the myriad of nearby islets burst with natural beauty and underwater discoveries. Island-hopping by yacht in these stunning locations amidst authentic Thai culture delivers a fully immersive […]

Saving the planet: our top 5 eco-friendly hotels around the world

By Thomas Ryves on Aug 18, 2019 in Accommodation, Africa, Asia, Ecuador, Featured, Hotels, Malaysia, Oceania, Pacific Islands, Regions, Resorts, South Africa, South America, Thailand, Worldwide With environmental awareness an increasing concern across the globe, especially when it comes to hot topics such as global warming and plastic waste, luxury hotels are also increasingly doing […]

10 of Scandinavia’s top luxury hotels and experiences

By Dave Warne on Aug 18, 2019 in Accommodation, Arctic, Denmark, Europe, Finland, Hotels, Iceland, Norway, Polar Regions, Regions, Sweden, Western Europe Scandinavia has had something of an awakening over recent years, with adventure-seeking travellers being opened up to its innovative hotels, gourmet food and spectacular landscapes. Whether it’s a log cabin or luxury glass […]