Alternative London Itinerary

Alternative London Itinerary

London is one of the world’s most-visited travel destinations. Along with other major cities like Paris, New York, Berlin and others, there are certain sites in London that tourists just ‘have to’ see and do – like The Tower of London, Big Ben and the houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Madame Tussauds, Trafalgar Square, the Natural History Museum, the London…
Why we travel – Meeting new people

Why we travel – Meeting new people

Most travel experiences tend to be a rushed affair, cramming in as many tourist hotspots as possible before moving on to another destination, proclaiming that we've know "done" that country. The truth of that matter is that this isn't the real experience and isn't the best way to travel the world. Being a travel blogger has helped me realise this…
Casino holidays in Macau

Casino holidays in Macau

Macau is an autonomous region of China and unlike its parent country is probably the complete opposite of what you might expect China to be like. For Macau is Asia's largest gambling and casino resort and in recent years has boomed with some of the world's largest casinos calling the city home. Macau covers just 31 square miles and with a population over…
A short guide to Santiago, Chile

A short guide to Santiago, Chile

Chile is a country filled with tradition, culture and impressive landscapes, while its width is relatively tiny it spans a vast amount of south america from North to South. Santiago is the cultural centre as much as it is the economic and is well worth a visit. With a wealth of museums, festivals, cultural theatre productions and a Chiliean night life…
7 sights not to miss in Rome with kids

7 sights not to miss in Rome with kids

Rome is one of the most iconic and vibrant cities in the world. There’s so much to see and explore and eat … and eat. Oh did I say eat already? Well it's an important point! Seeing everything that's worth seeing Rome would take months. Here are just a few that you shouldn't miss! A word on accommodation Rome has…
Romantic Couples Vacations in North America

Romantic Couples Vacations in North America

Nothing beats escaping with someone you love for a romantic getaway. Whether you enjoy camping together, getting pampered at the spa, or simply exploring a new city, there are so many places that you can plan a vacation for two in intimate surroundings. All-Inclusive Resort If you want to go somewhere that lets you worry about nothing more than what…
Leaving It Late: How to Plan Holidays at the Last Minute

Leaving It Late: How to Plan Holidays at the Last Minute

Deciding to grab some sunshine at short notice and organizing last minute holidays in 2014 can seem like something of a nightmare. However, it’s well worth the effort as there are plenty of opportunities for considerable savings, especially when it comes to select destinations, such as Greece, Turkey, and Corfu. Taking care of visas Check for visas and other entry requirements before…
Sinai: Sun, sand and history

Sinai: Sun, sand and history

Hearing the name Sinai sparks mostly biblical images, particularly of Moses receiving the Ten Commandments. You think of a sand-filled desert landscape baking in the hot sun. But the reality of Sinai is so much better. This part of Egypt seems like it is in another country entirely, well away from the chaos of Cairo. On the other side of…
Contest: Explore Cuba, Still Definitely Different

Contest: Explore Cuba, Still Definitely Different

Cuba has always been on my dream list of countries I'd like to visit. The beaches, the music, the people, Havana with its colonial architecture and vintage cars ... there's just something appealing about a holiday in Cuba. The Cuba Travel Network have recently launched a travel contest with a grand prize of a 5000 Euro all expenses paid trip to…
Get a taste of London at the top five Christmas markets

Get a taste of London at the top five Christmas markets

If you are holidaying in the UK and have yet to finish off your Christmas shopping, then you will be glad to know there are plenty of exciting places to go shopping in London. The great thing about the city is it doesn't just have an array of luxury and popular retailers to visit, it is also renowned for its…