5 of the best ultra-luxurious lodges in Kruger

Everyone who goes on a safari will want to have the best possible wildlife experience, however when it comes to the type of lodge or camp that people are looking for we find that going on safari means different things to different people.  Some will conjure up an image in their mind of a simple safari […]

Short Stay: Absalon Hotel, Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark

By Michael Edwards on Jul 12, 2019 in Accommodation, Denmark, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe The Absalon Hotel is just a three minute walk from Copenhagen Central Station in the upcoming Vesterbro district. It is a great base for seeing Copenhagen and beyond. Vesterbro, a haven […]

Florence, a delicious pictorial

Florence Florence, like most Italian cities, is a haven for fresh and delicious food. Walking the streets and alleys, green markets are as proliferate as Starbucks in North America. Filled with the freshest, in-season produce, and all quite affordable, there is no excuse not to eat your veggies. Markets With so many markets to choose […]

Six great caff├Ęs in Florence

I decided not to title this post “the best coffee in Florence” or “the best cafes in Florence” simply because Florence is in Italy and let’s face it, most of the coffee here is amazing! So here are six of our favourite spots to get caffeinated in Florence. Caffè Gilli Directly behind the carousel in Piazza della […]

The best travel documentaries on Netflix

By James Jayasundera on Jul 12, 2019 in Asia, Food and Drink, Japan, Myanmar, Nepal, Photography, Regions, Travel Equipment, Travel Miscellany, Videos Escape into the real world with some of our favourite travel documentaries showing on Netflix. Our globe has more adventure and magic than any fictional show. We have delved into the world of […]

20 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Japan

In May, I spent eight days in Japan with my little sister. And truly, it was one of the best trips, if not the best trip, of my life. Japan is a magical place and I fell completely in love with it. I’ve never met nicer people, seen more adorable objects/foods, or felt more confused […]

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Ocean City, Maryland

A city that comes alive in the summer almost like no other place on earth, the sun-splashed seaside resort is a heady mix of sea, sun, fun and thrill-rides. Known for its long stretch of sand and its nostalgia-inducing wooden boardwalk handily lined with restaurants, bars, shops, hotels and theme parks, Ocean City, Maryland is […]

Quito: when a hotel becomes the beating heart of a historic neighbourhood

Ecuador’s proud capital city of Quito has many attractions; its unforgettable backdrop of Andean peaks and misty volcanoes, its beautifully preserved historic centre with elaborate churches and cobbled squares – not to mention the opportunity to travel a little further out of town for the experience of standing with one foot on either side of […]

Photograph of the week: Stegastein viewpoint, Norway

A must-stop for anyone travelling between Oslo and Bergen, Flam sits plum in the middle of UNESCO World Heritage fjord territory. The Stegastein viewpoint, near Flam, offers the best views of those fjords. Stegastein is likely one of the most photographed viewpoints in Norway, a veritable Mecca for avid Instagrammers seeking selfie-stardom. But don’t let […]

Roman gastronomic indulgences: the best eateries in Rome

People say that “Rome wasn’t built in a day”…this includes the city’s reputation for epicurean delights. The best eateries in Rome have one thing in common: they have decades of experience and rigorously preserve ancestral recipes – it’s like eating a bit of history. Check out these seven superb restaurant recommendations in Rome. Trattoria “La […]

10 African experiences for the young at heart

Millennial travellers value gathering experiences, not things.  They see life as a collection of moments to be fully enjoyed before one gets too old to care.  The entire generation is redefining the workspace to accommodate the need for exploration, wandering the globe laptop in hand. Africa offers many opportunities to satisfy this yearning for adventure […]

Finding your Balearic bliss

The Mediterranean is Europe’s summer playground, and home to almost 200 destination islands. From the big hitters like Sicily to the smallest island nations such as Malta, this beautiful sea offers visitors compelling places to enjoy the joys of a very special Summer lifestyle. The Balearic Islands Formentera, Ibiza, Menorca and Mallorca make up the […]

Happy 10th Anniversary To This Weird Blog

Ten years. It’s been ten years since I started this blog. Ten years since Rand accidentally named this site because he misheard me when I suggested “The Everywhere List”. Ten years since we registered the domain. A decade of writing posts – some good, some utterly embarrassing, some very, very outdated. The wormhole created by […]

The most luxurious horse-riding retreats in Latin America

By Simon Williams on Jul 09, 2019 in Accommodation, Argentina, Brazil, Central America, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, Resorts, South America, Speciality Travel One of the most geographically diverse regions on the planet; Latin America is not short of charming rural retreats set amongst striking scenery, perfect for a relaxed countryside getaway, especially […]

BTS Lat Phrao skytrain station opens in mid August 2019

Good news for people who want to visit CentralPlaza Lat Phrao. Starting from 11th August 2019, the Green Line of the skytrain will be extended by one stop from Mo Chit (Chatuchak Park) to Ha yaek Lat Phrao. This is the five-way intersection in front of CentralPlaza. The service will initially be free. In addition, […]