5 of the coolest stays in Melbourne

5 of the coolest stays in Melbourne By Mat Lewis on Jan 19, 2023 in Accommodation, Australia, Hotels, Oceania, Regions Melbourne is a thriving cosmopolitan with an array of galleries, museums, restaurants, cafes, and urban laneways that offer a feast for the senses. It’s easy to see why international travellers and locals alike enjoy spending […]

New Bangkok rail hub for Thailand’s long distance trains

New Bangkok rail hub for Thailand’s long distance trains By Paul Johnson on Jan 19, 2023 in Asia, Rail Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Thailand The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has announced the relocation – effective from today – of 52 long-distance, rapid, and express train services from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong Station to the new […]

Why Mashatu really should be on your safari radar

Why Mashatu really should be on your safari radar By Warwick Blow on Jan 18, 2023 in Africa, Botswana, Regions Tucked away in the easternmost reaches of Botswana, nestled between the great Limpopo and Shashe rivers, is the ruggedly beautiful Mashatu Game Reserve. Some 31,000 hectares (76,600 acres) of privately owned, prime safari territory, within […]

The 360 action cam that makes magic out of the action

The 360 action cam that makes magic out of the action By Paul Johnson on Jan 18, 2023 in Accessories, Gadgets, Travel Equipment Towards the end of last year, Insta360 announced X3, a camera that’s built for the social age. Millions of people around the world now consider themselves “creators”, and there’s no better device […]

12 quirky reasons to visit Finland in 2023

12 quirky reasons to visit Finland in 2023 By Paul Johnson on Jan 18, 2023 in Europe, Events, Finland, Fun Stuff, Regions, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe From playing air guitar to sauna-heating and wife-carrying competitions, here’s our list of unconventional events celebrating Finland that will take you to new places and experiences – and put […]

Orient Express unveils the world’s largest sailing ship

Orient Express unveils the world’s largest sailing ship By Paul Johnson on Jan 17, 2023 in Cruises & Boat Travel, Speciality Travel 140 years after the launch of its first luxury trains, the Orient Express legend continues with the unveiling of the world’s largest sailing ship, Orient Express Silenseas. This revolution in maritime history is […]

8 ways to immerse yourself in America’s natural wonders

8 ways to immerse yourself in America’s natural wonders By Andrew Morten on Jan 17, 2023 in Arizona, Attractions, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Going Out, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North America, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Regions, Rhode Island, USA, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin The United States has so […]

Breaking down language barriers with the Fluentalk T1 Translator

Breaking down language barriers with the Fluentalk T1 Translator By Paul Johnson on Jan 16, 2023 in Accessories, Gadgets, Travel Equipment Have you ever found yourself in a foreign country, struggling to communicate with the locals because of a language barrier? Or have you been in a business meeting where the language spoken was not […]

Anantara Veli Maldives Resort re-opens following 9 months of renovations

Anantara Veli Maldives Resort re-opens following 9 months of renovations By Paul Johnson on Jan 16, 2023 in Accommodation, Asia, Maldives, Regions, Resorts Offering a reimagined adult-only experience, Anantara Veli Maldives Resort reopened on 1 December 2022 following nine months of extensive renovations. Renovations include revamped accommodations, including the introduction of stylish new Beach Pool […]

Short stay: Billesley Manor Hotel and Spa, Billesley, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK

Short stay: Billesley Manor Hotel and Spa, Billesley, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK By Michael Edwards on Jan 16, 2023 in Accommodation, Europe, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, Spas & Pampering, Speciality Travel, United Kingdom, Western Europe Set in Shakespeare Country, Billesley Manor Hotel is just five miles rural north-west of Stratford-upon-Avon. On the short drive in to Stratford, […]

McLaren and Bowers & Wilkins launch the Px8 McLaren Edition headphones

McLaren and Bowers & Wilkins launch the Px8 McLaren Edition headphones By Paul Johnson on Jan 16, 2023 in Accessories, Gadgets, Travel Equipment Bowers & Wilkins, the renowned British premium audio brand, has launched a McLaren Edition of its newest flagship wireless headphone, the Px8 with luxury British supercar maker McLaren Automotive. The Px8 McLaren […]

5 new short-haul services added to the British Airways London Gatwick network

5 new short-haul services added to the British Airways London Gatwick network By Paul Johnson on Jan 15, 2023 in Air Travel, Austria, Europe, France, Greece, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe British Airways’ Gatwick-based subsidiary, BA Euroflyer, has added Montpellier, Corfu, Mykonos and Innsbruck to its short-haul route network, in addition to a new summer […]

10 of the most romantic places in Berlin

10 of the most romantic places in Berlin By Paul Johnson on Jan 14, 2023 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Germany, Going Out, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe With Valentine’s Day only a month away, Berlin is one of the most visited cities in Germany and an ideal place for a romantic break. […]