Prev 1 2 3 4 5 Next

How to make the most of 48 hours in Hong Kong

I have just arrived back from a quick visit back to Hong Kong with my girlfriend. It’s always great heading back to the city where I used to live, it reminds me of how lucky I was to spend so much time there! After backpacking around for so long Hong Kong comes as a very nice treat because everything works; the public transport, accommodation, food and safety are second to none. My girlfriend and I were only there for 48 […]

Trekking the Annapurna region in Nepal post-earthquake

In April 2015 a devastating earthquake hit the tiny mountain nation of Nepal, destroying thousands of lives and crippling much of the nation’s economy. Tourism is a huge part of Nepal’s economy, making up almost 10% of its entire revenue! A recent report by the Nepalese Government found that the Annapurna region suffered very little from the earth quake with the report suggesting that only 1% of the trekking routed were affected by the earthquake and only 3% of the […]

Finding a great room in Barcelona

I have just landed back home in London after a fantastic holiday to Barcelona with my family. Have you been to Barcelona before? If the answer to that question is no then you need to start making some travel plans as soon as possible! Flights are now so affordable that you really don’t have any excuse not to go. We managed to pick up some cheap flights but we were even luckier when we were looking for a place to […]

Finding the perfect mature traveling partner

As we get older it gets progressively harder and harder for people to form strong connections and relationships, particularly with the many priorities that exist in life. Traveling when you are much more established can be really enjoyable, particularly because people are in the best place in terms of their finances and are now looking to enjoy travelling. The only issue that exists for those that are older and single is that they are now much less socially active and […]

Illinois Online Lottery Under Attack by Federal Lawmakers

I must admit, the title is a bit misleading: not only the Illinois online lottery is under attack, but the whole online gambling industry in the United States. Illinois was the first state to start to sell its state lottery tickets through the internet, and after three years since the pilot program’s launch, House Representative Ed Sullivan has filed legislation to make it permanent. HB3870 was filed this February, was referred and re-referred to the Rules Committee, and it currently […]

How to Backpack Around Australia

Backpacking is traveling for those on a budget, and with an adventurous spirit. You don’t see a lot of backpackers out there who are gearing up to stay in fancy hotels or blow tons of money on dinners out. Backpacking is an art form, a carefully crafted form of travel that’s designed to both save money and have the most exciting, fulfilling local experience possible! So if you’re into backpacking, you’re going to love a trip to Australia. This country […]

Best City Cars For Melbourne

Melbourne is one of the most diverse cities in the world with regions offering everything from mountains, parks and forests, and wildlife centres to wine regions and city life.  There is so much to do and see, like the City Laneways with its bustling shops, bars and restaurants and its art and culture tours and exhibitions. Melbourne is blessed with fairly temperate weather too. Temperatures rarely fall to freezing, averaging from a low of 43°F to a high of 80°F. […]

The Best Ways to Travel Around Australia

If you’re planning to travel to Australia, be aware that there are so many amazing places to see here that you’ll want to hit them all. It will probably be impossible to touch on every spot you’d like to visit, considering that Australia is such a massive country and continent! But the cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane along with the gorgeous beach towns, rugged coasts and adventurous outback will have you wanting to explore it all. You can see […]

Tuscany – where the magic happens

OasiMaremma is a beautiful resort village in Tuscany, surrounded by nature, it is close to gorgeous scenery and a wonderful beach. There are many facilities there such as beautiful country style apartments, beaches, a large swimming pool complete with spa which has a jacuzzi and tanning beds. You can also relax at the restaurant, bar or pizzeria. Children are also well catered for here with games and activities in and out of the pool as well as a playground. The […]

Taking the Road Less Travelled on your Trip around the United Kingdom

If you are the kind who fancies the offbeat and quirky, the United Kingdom offers its visitors a variety of enchanting attractions that allow you to delve into the country’s rich history and culture without having to battle crowds and long queues. By hiring a car from Firefly on your trip to the UK, you will be able to embark on a memorable journey around the country without burning a hole in your pocket. The Westminster Cathedral If you are […]

Travel made easier with the right accessories

After a hard year of working away and saving all your money, one of the few luxuries we reward ourselves with is an annual holiday. Whether that’s two weeks in the sun on a beach somewhere, or a one week caravan holiday in the Cotswolds. Whatever your preferences are, this annual holiday is eagerly awaited by many. One of the biggest problems about going on holiday and some say the most stressful part of your holiday is deciding what to […]

3 New Ways to Discover London’s History

The old and the new are juxtaposed quite uniquely in the city of London. While modern amenities are easy to come by, you’ll also see exquisite architecture and other relics from days gone by. Try one of these experiences to see London’s history in a unique way. Attend a Performance at Handel House Museum At the Handel House Museum, you’ll be able to explore the place where the famous composer George Frideric Handel lived from 1723 until his death in […]

800px-Lanzarote_1_Luc_Viatour

Lanzarote – The Windy Isle

This is a guest post by Charlotte Kay. Whenever I’ve been to Lanzarote I’ve returned somewhat wind-swept, even in July, but I didn’t care, because I’d had such a good time “and the bonus of it all was that the wind helped my tan no end! Costa Teguise is a great destination for those that don’t want hustle and bustle, but want to be close enough to experience it. I visited nearby Puerto Del Carmen for night-life on a few […]

What to Do With Your Travel Photos When You Get Home

Photographs are the best ways to preserve memories, and if you are going somewhere for a vacation, then certainly your camera is going to be your best friend. You naturally would want to share your travel photos with your friends once you get back home, and you might e-mail your pictures, or share them via social media. But these are some very common ways to use your travel photographs, and you can do something more creative and unique with them. […]

images

Family fun

Travelling with kids can be taxing. Tiredness and over-excitement can turn even the most serene of little ones into a Tasmanian Devil, which doesn’t bode well for the parents who are trying to get everyone and their belongings where they need to be, when they need to be, and in one piece! Stress!   Family holidays do have their challenges, but overall, they’re meant to be fun, memorable events that stay with us forever. The best way of making sure […]

Cyprus by Drone

Cyprus has proven its status as a holiday destination with a culture and geography that can offer something to almost any visitor. It is the third largest Island in the Mediterranean sea and is surrounded by beautiful turquoise sea, offers mountain regions to the North and South, and is home to both Turkish and Greek culture. Its dry, warm Mediterranean climate offers some of the best holiday weather for making the most of the beautiful outdoor environment, and it’s a […]

Golf Clubs and their uses

There are a few differences between the clubs in a golfer’s bag, the size and shape, the length of the shaft and the angle of the club face, which is called the loft. Golf clubs are considered medium or long when the loft angle is low and short when the loft angle is high. Most golf clubs are designed for specific shots when you’re out on the course, but there a few that can be used for several different types […]

Manitoba Travel Guide – A Secret Spot of Canada

Manitoba is one of Canada’s best kept secrets and one that is frequently overlooked by visitors, tourists and residents alike. The area spans sprawling prairies and the Arctic tundra. It also has a very classy capital and more wilderness than you could ever wish to see in a lifetime, filled with fascinating wildlife, including polar bears. Manitoba – A Place of Extremes At Hudson Bay’s Churchill, you can experience the extreme of the sub-Arctic coastline. Here, you will be able […]

Party in Amsterdam? Yes please. KLM and Heineken doin’ it right.

KLM surprises 10 lucky people with the ultimate Orange Experience If your best friend appeared unannounced and asked you to catch a flight abroad, would you go? If KLM’s campaign has taught us anything, it’s that you should trust your instincts. The airline joined forces with Heineken to share one of Holland’s best kept secrets in the world, the epic celebration of King’s Day. The birthday of the king sees festivities extend to every street corner as Amsterdammers are gripped […]

How to make a camping trailer more comfortable and useful

A camping trailer is an amazing thing to own, especially for those who are out on camping trips often and those who just love to travel in comfort. Camping trailers or travelling trailers like the Double D Trailers is a superb idea since it provides not only comfort but also storage space, luxury, amenities and many other features. But it is upto you how you deck up the space to make it useful and comfortable. For those who are running short […]

Five Awesome Things to See and Do in Milan

Milan is the second most populous area in Italy and is one the trendiest metropolitan areas in the world. But don’t be fooled by this modern front. The city is steeped in tradition and history, offering a wide mix of things to do and sights to see, of both new and old. Check out our list of the top things to see and do in Milan below. Be stunned by the Milan Cathedral Milan Cathedral is the biggest church in […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking – The Bag & The Content

Any job is easy to do with the right tool – this is a very wise and old saying, which applies to most aspects of our lives. So, why shouldn’t we apply this old saying to backpacking? This small guide on backpacks an their contents is meant for absolute beginners in this wonderful pastime – about the thing you can’t go backpacking without: the backpack itself. 1. Size Backpacks are available in a huge variety of shapes and sizes, and […]

7 Reasons to Travel Solo

  Source: Julia Caesar | CC By 0 Are you considering travelling alone, but are a little frightened to take the plunge? There are plenty of good reasons why you should just jump on the next flight alone, so muster your courage and go explore new horizons. Do What You Want, When You Want Often, travel is split up depending on what members of the travelling party want to do. When travelling alone, you can create your own dream itinerary, […]

Africa’s Push Towards Scientific Independence

While Africa has a long way to go towards scientific independence, there are very real initiatives and future changes that could one day make it a reality. One man pushing for change is Alvaro Sobrinho, who chairs an organisation encouraging scientific independence. Helping Inventors in Africa On the investment front, Microsoft launched their 4Afrika IP Hub initiative in June 2014 to help inventors in Nairobi protect their rights to intellectual property (IP). The idea being that for a long time developers […]

Where Sports and Visa Applications Collide

Recently, there have been several cases of athletes who have applied for visas to compete in events in the UK, but who have disappeared. It is suspected that these cases of attaining a visa have been a ploy to remain permanently in the UK. The visa application / processing for entrance in the UK can be difficult for citizens of varying nationalities, but once entrance is granted on the merit of sporting events, some athletes choose to abandon the original […]

Partner Sites