10 Absolute Best Destinations for First Time Travelers

By | November 20th, 2017|

What is the place to visit as a first-time traveler? The first time we were asked this, we weren’t really sure what to answer. There are just so many places on this planet that it seemed an impossible question – after all, everyone likes different things, right? Well, over time we’ve had a few ideas on what we would prefer as our first-time travel destination, and those places have a couple of things in common.

Discover Tobago: The Top 10 Things to Do

By | November 15th, 2017|

Considering a tropical escape to the Caribbean? Do it! There’s a wealth of natural treasures to be discovered, but where to start? The tiny island of Tobago is a superb choice, and offers travellers a glimpse of the unknown. Far less touristy than other nearby islands, discover Tobago and leave the tourist trails and crowds far behind.

The Spain you aren’t familiar with: Asturias

By | November 12th, 2017|

Looking for your next feel like a local travel experience? Look no further than Asturias in Northern Spain! There are many well known throughout the world and even more unknown places, it’s up to you to explore these places and find out what’s so special about them. In this post I will be telling you about the special things to see, try and do in Asturias.

Things to Discover in Zanzibar

By | November 9th, 2017|

Located just off the coast of Tanzania, Zanzibar has a lot of offer anyone looking to explore an exotic destination. From its ancient history, through a period of colonialism (several of them), and its more recent international developments, Zanzibar is incredibly interesting for anyone looking to see incredible architecture, wander through small, winding alleys, and sample delicious food.

Best Casinos in the World

By | November 6th, 2017|

I feel like there’s something about the vibe of a casino that is so exhilarating. The bright flashing lights, the cha-ching of the slot machines and the array of different people all make it feel like you’re in another world. You can walk around for hours, spending your money on expensive shopping, rounds of blackjack and fancy nightclubs. There are thousands of casinos around the world. North America alone has at least 1000, making billions of dollars every year. So how do you decide which ones to add to your casino bucket list? Here are a few that you should definitely check out.

Winter on the West Coast: Fun in the Sun

By | November 3rd, 2017|

Winter on the West Coast of America is sure to offer something different. A few years back I took a winter road trip, enjoying the warmth of the winter sun, exploring desert landscapes and taking in the serene beauty the area has to offer. There’s loads of things to do on the West Coast in winter, and as fewer people travel at this time of year, you’ll often find a tranquility that is sadly vacant during more popular summer months.

California Road Trip

By | October 31st, 2017|

California is the third largest state in the US located on the west coast of the Pacific Ocean and populated with people of various nationalities. Along with a mix of different cultures, California is known for its beautiful sceneries, picturesque mountains and breathtaking ocean views. Highway One or Pacific Highway is one of the most impressive sights of the western coast and probably the whole continent. The famous Highway One stretches along the entire Pacific coast of the US, but its most beautiful part lies in California.

Slovenia’s Incredible Caves

By | October 28th, 2017|

Sandwiched between Italy, Austria and Hungary, Slovenia is one of Central Europe’s lesser known gems. With dramatic scenery, almost as rich as the country’s history, this is an off-the-beaten-track destination that certainly packs a punch. From towering mountains and crystalline lakes to rolling green hills and even a small stretch of Adriatic, Slovenia seems to have it all

How to Travel Hack in Australia & New Zealand

By | October 25th, 2017|

Travel hacking can be one of the best ways to save money when you’re planning a new adventure. I’m not talking about hacks on how to efficiently pack your luggage or how to use a sarong in ten different ways (I’ve done it, it’s possible). I’m talking about a system that has been in place since the early 1970s where you’re able to get discounted or even free flights through different programs and points.

White water kayaking: Adventure on the Pemi

By | October 21st, 2017|

Adventure comes in many shapes and sizes. Whether you take to the skies and free fall back to earth, or hurtle down a mountainside on skis, there are many ways to get the adrenaline pumping. For anyone visiting New Hampshire however, the number one thrill has got to be white water kayaking on the Pemi River.

The Best Ways to Travel Around South Africa

By | October 18th, 2017|

At over one million square kilometres and with 11 official languages, South Africa has long proved an alluring destination for travellers from all walks of life. Bustling urban cities meet dramatic coastlines; Sweeping game reserves meet vast vineyards – and the distances in-between can be truly staggering. Here’s our take on getting the most of your time in this fascinating country

How to Travel Cuba

By | October 15th, 2017|

Cuba is somewhat of a mysterious destination, isn’t it? For the last half a century, it’s been cut off from a lot of the world due to the embargo the US set against them in the 1960s. But where there’s a will, there’s a way, and over the last half century people have still been making their way into the country, mapping its many spectacular destinations.

7 Travel Books Worth Reading Right Now

By | October 11th, 2017|

I’m a big fan of anything that gets a sense of wanderlust pumping through my blood. Whether it’s the travel section of the Sunday newspaper, cheap flights to Europe or a friend’s Facebook check-in at the airport, anything that has the power to get me excited about traveling, usually does. One big source of wanderlust are travel books. I’ve been reading travel books since I first picked up my backpack in early 2010. They’re one of the main sources of inspiration that motivates me to go on my own journey and create my own stories.

Traditional Foods to try in Morocco

By | October 9th, 2017|

Safe, vibrant and well connected to Europe and beyond, Morocco is widely regarded as one of the most accessible North African countries to visit. With both Arabic and French as its national languages, and English widely understood in tourist areas, it’s possible to truly immerse yourself in the local culture and experience the famed Arabic and Berber hospitality. I’m a firm believer that one of the best ways to get to grips with a new culture is through its food, and with Arabic, French and Berber influences coming together with incredible fresh produce, Morocco is a joy to visit. Here are 10 classic Moroccan dishes you shouldn’t miss…

Iceland Underwater: Diving into the Silfra

By | October 6th, 2017|

Have you ever thought about diving between two continents? We’ve certainly considered it. However, it sounds like something almost impossible. Surely, in order to dive between two continents, you would have to travel out into the middle of the ocean and dive to impossibly huge depths before you even got close, right?Here’s our guide to Silfra, including when to go, and what to you’ll see.

Glacier National Park: Best Hiking Trails

By | October 4th, 2017|

Fondly known as the backbone to the world by the Native Americans of old, Glacier National Park is a superb land of rugged mountains, alpine meadows and valleys carved from glacial waters. Encompassing over a million acres of parkland, there’s a treasure trove of hikes and climbs to explore. The park attracts thousands of visitors annually, all looking for adventure on one of the many exciting hiking trails in Glacier National Park.

More than Cocaine! Top Reasons to Visit Colombia

By | October 2nd, 2017|

Modern day Colombia is completely different to that of the past, Escobar no longer runs the country and everything appears to be improving. Being a tourist and staying safe in Colombia involve a few pieces of common sense to avoid unnecessary dangers, although citizens from various countries have various travel warnings there are plenty of safe places to visit for those wishing to explore this wonderful place. With no five star attractions, like Machu Picchu, Iguazu Falls or Patagonia it’s up to you to meet the friendly locals and find out what they think makes their country so appealing for tourists.

A Luxury Tuscan Villa Escape

By | September 29th, 2017|

Tuscany is an area in central Italy known for its beautiful landscapes, cultural heritage and wine producing. The capital of Tuscany, Florence, is the birthplace of the Renaissance and was a home to such outstanding people as Dante Alighieri, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. The best time to visit Tuscany is from May to June and from September to October. The climate here is mild since mountains protect this part of Italy from the northern winds

Isaan: Thailand’s Final Frontier

By | September 27th, 2017|

Looking at the expanse of North Eastern Thailand that lay just across the Mekong, it dawned on us that this was the one region of Thailand we were yet to really explore. It was our final Thai frontier: Isaan. This is a part of Thailand that is often overlooked by both the tourist and backpacking crowds as it has none of the fine sandy beaches for which Thailand is famed. What it does have, however, is an incredible cultural diversity

Sri Lankan Food & Cookery

By | September 25th, 2017|

Sri Lankan food can easily be overlooked. With the hype of Indian cuisine, it’s very common for people to put Sri Lankan dishes under the same name. Having very similar staples, Sri Lanka has adapted its own foodie culture through the influence of surrounding Asian countries. Being it’s own little island, they’ve been able to turn dishes into exotic, flavourful meals that will leave you salivating for more. Here are some of the best Sri Lankan dishes to try when you’re traveling the country, or feel like whipping some up at home.

Where to Stay in Paris – A Guide to The Best Neighbourhoods

By | September 22nd, 2017|

So you’re thinking of going to Paris, one of the more vibrant and active cities in the whole of Europe! However, you’re looking at a map of hotels or places to book, and you’re not sure where you should be looking first. Regardless of what the best hotels in Paris are, you want to make sure that you’re in a place which is within easy reach of some of Paris’s best attractions, and which you’re not going to end up (too) lost in.

7 Common Myths About Travelling Africa – and Why They’re Wrong

By | September 18th, 2017|

Are you thinking about travelling to Africa, but you’re a little concerned whether it’s safe or not? Perhaps you’ve heard that it’s a poor country, with wild animals and wilder humans roaming around waiting to rob you? Sadly, there are many misconceptions people have when it comes to Africa, some bordering on the ludicrous, while others have become common knowledge. There are many myths when it comes to Africa, so if you’re concerned, allow us to debunk a few of them!

Philippines Island Hopping

By | September 16th, 2017|

It is in the Philippines you can easily find yourself on a completely uninhabited island, which will be yours for the whole day of secluded relaxation. But keep in mind that you will not be able to visit all of the Philippine islands in one vacation since there are more than 7000 of them. Instead, plan an island-hop trip and visit the most marvellous and beautiful spots to enjoy tropical sun, warm sea and a colorful marine world. Here is a short list of the Philippines islands you absolutely cannot miss

How to supersize your health on a USA road trip

By | September 13th, 2017|

In todays modern world people are always worrying about staying healthy so why should our holidays be any different? You can always try the local cuisine and specialties but remember to eat in moderation. Some places, such as America, make it a little harder to keep a healthy diet with their excessive portions and fatty food. Who wants to spend their holiday traipsing through supermarkets instead of the sights? Keep reading to find out my tips on how to stay healthy on your travels through the land of large.

Bodensee: Europe’s Forgotten Lake

By | September 11th, 2017|

Bodensee, also known as Lake Constance, is one of Europe’s most beautiful lakes. However, have you ever actually heard of it? No? We’re not surprised. It’s the kind of place which is often forgotten about, except by those lucky few who just so happen to have visited it. Because of this, it’s known as Europe’s forgotten lake.

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