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The Best Places to Travel on a Budget

When it comes to holidays we’re all looking for the best possible deal or a destination that isn’t going to cost us an absolute fortune! I’m a pretty thrifty traveller, so when it comes to scouting out the best places to travel I’d like to think I now a thing or two. Some people are of the opinion that the closer they travel to home the cheaper it is, well that might be the case when it come to the […]

Are The World’s Top Destinations Still The Greatest?

With summer just around the corner, millions are beginning to plan their balmy getaways of 2015, and for many people, the sights will be set upon the world’s top destinations. Paris, London, Las Vegas, New York City; all of these world-class cities have long been regarded as the best places for travellers to visit, however do these destinations still hold the cache they once did? Are the thrills and experiences these cities offer still some of the best the world […]

Better offers to visit Ibiza

If we are planning to take a trip during this Easter, specifically to Ibiza, we are lucky, for there are a lot of good offers to take a ship from the coast of Spain to Ibiza, so we can enjoy the waves of the Mediterranean Sea during our cruise. Ibiza has been undoubtedly one of the hottest spots in traveling these past few years, be it from its beautiful beaches, its amazing culture or its delicious gastronomy. There are a […]

How to Pack a Backpack

When it comes to packing a suitcase for a vacation, most of us have mastered the sitting-on-an-over-stuffed-suitcase-until-it-closes routine. If you pack that much stuff for a week, how do you pack for a six month backpacking trip?! Simply, packing a backpack requires cut throat and practical decisions. Half, Half, then Half Again Sometimes the easiest thing to do in the initial stage is to grab everything you would like to take, including clothes, toiletries, technology, pyjamas, straighteners and your X […]

A backpacker’s guide to the best destinations in France

France is a country that has a rich and diverse culture and history, so no matter where you go, there is always something new to learn. Over the centuries, it has become a great place for backpackers to go for a number of reasons. It is relatively cheap to travel around France, and there are also plenty of low-budget accommodation options, so spending a few weeks here exploring will not break the bank. Backpacking in Brittany Brittany (Bretagne in French) […]

4 Reasons You Should Take a Gulet Cruise in Turkey

If you’re dreaming of a scenic, culturally rich and unforgettable holiday destination, you can hardly do better than a trip to Turkey. This is a country steeped in cultural history and tradition, opportunities for exploration both in the cities and out in nature, and the chance to try things you’ve never done before. And one of those things definitely must be a gulet cruise in Turkey! If you’ve never heard of a gulet cruise, you’ll soon see why this exquisite […]

5 Great things to do in Barcelona for free

Barcelona is bright, beautiful and buzzing. As one of the prettiest cities in Spain and indeed Europe – Barcelona has so much to offer everyone, but at what price? Well, as we discovered – it can all be done for very little…free to be precise. Barcelona’s top 5 best things to do for free Explore the architecture Barcelona is renowned worldwide for its beautiful architecture. The local Barcelona government praises this in the Ruta del Mordernisime – the Modernism route. […]

Get your holiday off to a stress free start

The whole idea of us working hard, saving money and booking a holiday, is so we can have a stress free few weeks away from the hustle and bustle of home. But how many of us have been pulling our hair out the night before getting ready or searching for passports? This is not the way we want our time away to get started. With a bit of careful planning it’s easy to make sure that you get on the […]

Maximon

Visiting Maximon

The video below is from my visit to the Maximon shrine in Santiago de Atitlan, Guatemala. The original blog post can be read here. You are normally charged to take pictures but I was able to take this video because I made an offering of a bottle of rum that the “keepers” of Maximon where sure to enjoy later. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu8rMiULH20[/youtube]

The 3 Most Memorable Experiences in Honolulu for Eco-Tourists

Celebrate your love of nature in Honolulu as an eco-tourist. Drink in tranquil, unpolluted spaces with stunning vistas, waterfalls, steep trails, and wildlife. Honolulu’s eco-tourism offers minimal travel to natural destinations designed to preserve the environment. Eco-tours are growing in number and popularity. They often include a walk or hike that takes a deeper look into local culture or history along with the stunning landscape. Other eco-tours take you out on the water where you’ll experience wildlife and a unique […]

Lake Atitlan from Indian's Nose Point

Hiking, Ziplining, and Roaming the Market

Yesterday was easily the longest day of the trip so far, but also one of the most rewarding. We woke up at 6am to get ready to meet a guide we had hired for the day at 7am. For 250 Quetzales ($31.25 U.S.) our guide was going to take us in a private shuttle to the nearby town of Santa Clara where we would hike up Indian’s Nose (one of the most popular overlooks of Lake Atitlan), visit our first […]

6 Must-See Attractions in San Francisco

San Francisco is an area that is rich with historical sites and unique places to see. It is well known for its shopping areas, restaurants, and nightlife, but there are several museums, natural areas, and cultural landmarks that are worth visiting as well. Bay Cruise Image via Flickr by Bob Hall One of the best ways to see the overall view of San Francisco is on a Bay Cruise, which takes passengers around Alcatraz and beneath the Golden Gate Bridge.  […]

Tips for Traveling to the US

If you’re planning to visit the US, whether it’s for the first time or a return visit, it’s important to be aware of some things you’ll need to take care of before you arrive in the country. The US is a country which is very strict on its visa laws, so you need to become very aware of the visa regulations for your home country and what that means for applying for a US visa. Also, before traveling to the […]

Rooftop View

A Rooftop View to Kill For

I’m not going to lie… The closer I got to the airport this morning, the more nervous I became and the more apprehensive I felt towards the idea of traveling in a completely unfamiliar setting and at some points, by myself. And then I got here. Pictures cannot describe the beauty and mystique of Antigua, even on an overcast crap weather day like today. Every doubt I had about attempting to travel for the next five weeks, with one bag […]

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5 Hidden Beaches Near Orlando

When you’re visiting Orlando, there are tons of things to do. You’re close to amusement parks, shopping centers, fine dining and more. Luckily, when you want to get away from it all, there are also beaches galore. Even if you have reserved rooms for a Disney World vacation, take some time to explore the many beaches around Orlando by hitting some of the hidden gems in the area. Daytona Beach Image via Flickr by Ines Yeh Daytona Beach is one […]

Falling in love with the Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg

Last year I headed off to Russia for the first time, to be honest I wasn’t too sure what to expect but after only 7 days there I was completely sold! I will definitely be going back again when I can. St Petersburg was the destination and my home was Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg. As the title of this blog posts suggests, I absolutely loved it! Just take a look at this picture…. I guess it’s not difficult to see […]

Don’t forget your toothbrush!

Let me share a short story with you, which has happened to one of my friends’ father in the late 1970s Romania. The country was under the deepest and toughest dictatorial rule at that time, when nobody had the permission to speak freely, think freely or travel freely outside the country. So, this guy went to the grocery store one morning to buy a loaf of bread, and a few days later phoned home from Germany. Since then wherever he […]

The best cities to visit in the UK

The best cities to visit in the UK

The United Kingdom has remained one of the top tourist destinations in Europe for many years. It is made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The reason for it enjoying such popularity amongst holiday makers is due to the picturesque countryside, cities steeped in history, world renowned museums and of course the legendary theatres. The UK has such a diverse choice of destinations that it is no wonder why tourists continue to flock here year after year. The […]

Britain's Beautiful Coastline

Britain’s Beautiful Coastline

When people think of Britain they don’t instantly think of sandy beaches and beautiful coastlines, well the truth is that the island is blessed with some fantastic seaside locations. If the weather is right then the beaches will be brimming with excited British people soaking up the sun and having a great time. Even when the weather isn’t hot enough for the beach the coastlines are perfect for walking because you will take in some of the most breath taking […]

What is Ebola?

  There has been so much in the media recently about the outbreak of Ebola in various places throughout the world. To many it seems like a completely new and dangerous disease, but this is not the case, Ebola itself has been around for many years, however it is only recently that the disease has come back at an alarming rate. Symptoms Initially a person infected with the Ebola virus will generally have a fever, headache, joint and muscle pain, […]

Your first home exchange for vacation

Visiting an international city has become a casual thing. Many people started doing this to spend their vacation in a better way. There are many people who love to visit foreign countries, but fear the fact that they cannot pay for the crazy rates for a place to stay whether that be a hotel or house. That was the situation we were in. We want to go on more foreign trips but the huge amount needed for the accommodations keeps […]

How Fiji Is A Place For Families And Not Simply Honeymooners

If you are perplexed of choosing one of the family destinations for holidaying, then Fiji is a tremendous option. The winter season, in which many places are frozen, around the globe, a family vacation to Fiji would be an ideal choice. The iconic white sandy beaches and the shimmering blue water is a lovely combination driving the attention of the visitors. The most primitive reason which makes it ideal family destination is the wide spread islands of nearly three hundred and […]

Exciting yacht charter in Greece

Exciting yacht charter in Greece For something a little different on this year’s vacation why not charter a yacht in Greece? Greece and the Greek Islands have an amazing coastline just waiting to be explored. What could be better than sailing around the Mediterranean in a luxurious chartered yacht? The beautiful turquoise waters will certainly be inviting to go for a swim, snorkel or scuba dive. Relax on deck while listening to the calming sound of the Mediterranean Sea. When […]

An easy way to apply for your US Visa

The Electronic System for Travel Authorization, also know as ESTA, is in place for those international travellers that wish to travel to the United States. The good news is that it is now possible for citizens from Chile to apply online for their Visa Waiver because their country is now a member of the ESTA Visa Waiver Program with the United States. The esta online application system is extremely easy to use and allows people that want to travel to […]

A travellers guide to Vaping

A useful guide has been floating around the internet of recent for a new generation of ex smokers who now vape instead. For those who don’t know vaping is a water and nicotine based replacement for smoking cigarettes that are everywhere nowadays in the West. They are relatively new but unlike cigarettes and tobacco have restrictions on where you can use them internationally and also as they are liquids are bound by liquid restrictions when boarding planes. Too make the the experience easier for vapers, Vape Club created this infographic as a guide to vaping abroad and offers tips too when you find […]

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