8 Fascinating Facts About Thailand

194 Shares Thailand is one of the most visited countries in the world. Yet, there are many facts which people might not know about the “Land of Smiles”. Even though I’ve spent almost a half year here in total, there are still things I’m learning about the country. 1) It used to be called Siam […]

Travel video of the week: The Stone Stockmen, Melbourne, Australia

Enjoy street art? Next time you’re in Melbourne, Australia, look up The Stone Stockmen. These living statues (or rather – living statue – since just one of them is real) delight and intrigue their audiences with shows that include stone props, slow motion, magic and crowd participation. Find him at Melbourne’s Burke Street Mall. [embedded […]

Top 7 reasons to snorkel the Galapagos Islands

Are you planning to go to the Galapagos Islands soon or is it in your bucket list? If so, we would like to share with you 7 reasons for snorkeling in the Galapagos Islands. What a great experience it is snorkeling the turquoise water of this volcanic archipelago. Ecuador created the Galapagos Marine Reserve in […]

11 reasons to add Belize to your travel list

Bordered on the northwest by Mexico, on the east by the brilliant turquoise Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. Belize is a paradise for anyone looking for adventure, breathtaking sights, and a laid-back Caribbean-esque vibe which entrances its visitors. Belize is a travel destination has much to show and to give, hence why […]

Under-the-radar beauty spots in South Africa

South Africa is a unique country where endless deserts alternate with picturesque mountain ranges and impenetrable jungles adjoin lively beaches. Millions of people visit South Africa to enjoy its beautiful scenery and the diversity and richness of the animal world. However, if you really want to make the most of this beautiful country, get off […]

Top 5 malaria free safaris in South Africa

By Paul Campbell on Dec 11, 2018 in Accommodation, Adventure Travel, Africa, Camping, Health & Safety, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, Resorts, South Africa, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany A safari in one of South Africa’s malaria-free reserves is an excellent option for anyone who loves the idea of seeing Africa’s amazing wildlife in its natural environment, […]

Seeing Genoa for The First Time Again.

It is with some embarrassment that I tell you that I hated Genoa the first time I visited there, a decade and a lifetime ago. In my book, the only mention I make of the seaside city – the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, the location where Marco Polo was imprisoned for a year (because Italy […]

The perfect place for your hen weekend is right here

Added by Vicky on December 11, 2018 Weddings always bring some pretty cool traditions along with them. Before the main event, celebrations are held with friends, and the common factor here is the wish for them to be so staggering, that they end up being literally “historical facts”. Usually, friends organize surprises at some unique […]

The top 10 alternative treasures of New York

By Scott Anderson on Dec 11, 2018 in Attractions, Cruises & Boat Travel, Food and Drink, Going Out, New York, North America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, USA While the likes of the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and the Museum of Modern Art rightly grab the headlines, it’s perhaps in the breaths […]

One Bus, Six Hours, and Eight New Passport Stamps

Overland border crossings suck. They’re one of my least favourite parts of travel. Not only do they usually mean dealing with hours of queueing beneath a scorching hot sun, but scams are rife, directions are non-existent, and nobody ever really seems to know what’s happening. And yes, I’m mostly referring to Southeast Asia as I […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Find your travel companion the perfect gift this Christmas from this wonderful selection of luxury treats. The lead-up to Christmas can often be a stressful period but hopefully some of the ideas presented here will help to alleviate the perennial dilemma of what to buy. Whether she prefers to wrap up warm around the fire […]

Louisville 2018: Part 3

Hey! Yet another post about Louisville, but this is our final one of the year. We spent quite a lot of time there hanging out, hence all the posts. We had plenty of good times, as always, and here’s a rundown of what we did (or, ate and drank). Our buddies, Joel and Julie, stopped […]

Short stay: Al Seef by Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

Step out of time. Drop out of high-rise Dubai into a quieter almost biblical scene in Arabia’s history. Jumeirah has deconstructed the concept of the big hotel. There are ten “bayts”, traditional Arabic houses with clusters of rooms, dotted through the Al Seef heritage village to recreate the intimate hospitality of a bygone era. Altogether […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

By Paul Johnson on Dec 09, 2018 in Accessories, Canada, Clothing, Featured, Gadgets, Luggage, North America, Photography, Regions, Travel Equipment, USA Can’t think want to buy him this Christmas? Don’t despair… help is at hand! With our gift guide for the festive season, you’ll find all manner of ideas of the man in your life […]