Top 5 lesser-known activities around Cape Town

By Paul Campbell on Jun 23, 2019 in Adventure Travel, Africa, Attractions, Food and Drink, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Regions, South Africa, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany Cape Town is the most visited part of South Africa, and there is a well established set of outstanding attractions that are always high on the list of every […]

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Orlando, Florida

Where endless sunshine and vacation-mania meet, Orlando – a city in central Florida – is home to more than a dozen theme parks ranging from the world-famous Disney World to the more recent addition, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Although it’s a place where hours and hours of family fun are to be had, […]

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 […]

5 of the best day trips from Athens

By Maria Nikolakaki on Jun 22, 2019 in Attractions, Europe, Food and Drink, Going Out, Greece, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe Being in a capital city, surrounded by millions of people is most certainly fun and exciting as the options of “what to do” and “where to eat” are plentiful. However, […]

Top 5 luxury holidays for a celebration

By Dave Warne on Jun 22, 2019 in Accommodation, Adventure Travel, Africa, Antarctic, Asia, Ecuador, Europe, Honeymoons, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Malaysia, Peru, Polar Regions, Rail Travel, Regions, South America, Speciality Travel, Sweden, Tanzania, Western Europe, Worldwide From big birthdays to wedding anniversaries and honeymoons, there’s no better way to celebrate a milestone than with an […]

Top tips for your first safari

If you’ve booked your first ever safari, or are in the early stages of planning it, the excitement will already be building. You’re probably dreaming of the landscapes, the animals and birds that you’ll see, and the life affirming experiences you’ll share with your guides and travelling companions. There are plenty of practical considerations during […]

Lake Malawi – the jewel in Malawi’s crown

Having given an overview of Malawi’s unique variety of attractions in last month’s blog (lake, landscape, wildlife and culture), this month we will focus in on what is probably the best known: Lake Malawi. Widely viewed as Malawi’s primary tourism asset and also known as the Lake of Stars, Lake Malawi is a wondrous inland […]

A 5 Minute Guide to Pelican Lake and Orr Minnesota

If you’re planning to visit the United States and are looking for a destination that offers a true wilderness experience, consider Pelican Lake and Orr, Minnesota. With a reputation for great fishing, clear water and the opportunity to get back to nature, here pine trees and evergreen foliage line the shores along with glacial rocks […]

Top 10 South American adventure experiences

By Alfonso Tandazo on Jun 19, 2019 in Adventure Travel, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Featured, Peru, Regions, South America, Speciality Travel When travelers think of adventure, we usually imagine deserts, snowcapped mountains and spectacular landscapes. If there’s a continent where we can find all that — and so much more — it’s South America. […]

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 […]

How To Make The Most Of Your Travel Budget By Paying Less For More

Travel is often associated with a sense of freedom, yet this feeling of freedom can be quickly pulled from under us if we don’t have enough money to fuel our travel adventures.  There are some great way to save money in order to travel the world, yet there are also things you can do with […]

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 […]

These Are The World’s Most Picturesque Parachute Jumps

Skydiving is a popular activity for thrill seekers travelling the world in search of new, adrenaline filled experiences. The idea that for just a few minutes you can fly like a bird in the vastness of the sky above, is one that excites many; disobeying the laws of gravity the ultimate extreme adventure. picturesque parachute jumps […]

Gear Review Helly Hansen Verket Reversible Pile Jacket

True to size100 Sustainable product100 Fit and feel100 Reader Rating1 Vote100 Buy it here A versatile fleece-lined hooded jacket, Helly Hansen’s Verket Reversible Pile is a stylish outer layer that can be worn on a hiking trail, or the high street. A key piece in Helly Hansen’s Fjord til Fjell (Fjord to Mountain) collection, on […]