Travel Tips

Thailand: The land of smiles is the place to go this year

Thailand has been a popular tourist destination for many years now, with it’s great weather, friendly people, fantastic food and affordable prices, it is no reason that has not lost it’s appeal. I have been to Thailand over ten times, I can honestly say that I never get bored of going because the country is my favourite country on the whole planet! There are so many things to do there, you can head north to go trekking and to experience […]

The best travel app out there: The World Around Me

I have found a fantastic new travel app, it’s the only app that I use when I go overseas now. World Around Me is a new travel app that uses Augmented reality, it has made it simple to search places around the globe and with the visual aspect that has been incorporated in to the app it makes finding places easier. So no matter where you are around the world you will have access to all of the information you […]

Don’t Be Afraid of the Wide Variety of Foods in the Rainbow Nation

South Africa is really a fascinating place to visit and even live in. With its ancient ancestral cultures mixed with the influences of the Europeans that came over a couple hundred years ago, it is truly one of the world’s great melting pots. Today, finally, the nation seems to have found a balance between its ancient cultures and modern influences. As a result, the country is growing, both from a commercial standpoint, but also as a world destination. The 2010 […]

The must do list for Dubai

A holiday to Dubai is a great choice, you can experience culture and also see some of the most mind blowing architecture on the planet. Dubai holidays are increasingly popular because they are some great flight deals out there at the moment, so take advantage of the offers while they are there. Once you’ve booked your flight you need to plan what you will do when you arrive in Dubai, we’re here to help so here’s our list of things […]

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Things to Keep in Mind When Going on Vacation

Traveling with loved ones and friends has become a favorite activity of people who want to relieve themselves of the stress brought about by the daily grind. Spending time with those closest to your heart at an unfamiliar and stunning place truly energizes one’s tired mind and body. Having a vacation undoubtedly serves as a great breather for anyone so consumed with their work and daily tasks. There are those who want to hit the beach, some prefer active holidays […]

the most adventurous things I have done

I have done some great things whilst I’ve been on the road, some were a little scarier than others, some things I would love to do again and some just get pushed into the ‘got to try it once’ category. One thing that I always talk about when it comes to travelling is that you need to get some decent insurance before you go, whether you are going for a relaxing holiday or if you are going on a big […]

Tips for all inclusive holidays

It is hard to deny that all inclusive vacations offer the most convenient and affordable way to go away. With so many options available it can be difficult deciding which one is suitable for you and the needs of the people you are travelling with. Here are some great tips to help you choose the right all inclusive package for you. Go to an all inclusive destination If you are going to go on an all inclusive holiday then you […]

Essential tips for your camper van trip in Australia

Australia is one of the best places in the world to explore in a camper van. With it’s long drives, never ending coastlines and impressive scenery it is no wonder that people flock here every year and get behind the wheel of a camper van. It is not just tourists that like to get behind the wheel, you will meet a lot of australian people on the road, they love to see what their fantastic country has to offer. There […]

Why Heathrow is the best airport in the world

Heathrow airport is consistently on the list of the best airports in the world, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that it is so highly ranked. It is one of the busiest airports in the world, but just because it is busy doesn’t mean that customer service and facilities are overlooked. It is such a pleasure to fly out of Heathrow, every time I have been it gets my holiday off to a great start! Amazing customer service […]

The Cheapest Country in the World to Travel Around

The Cheapest Country in the World to Travel Around

Cambodia It is a great place to visit and you can find a bed for as little as £1 per night. It is very cheap here and sometimes you can feel that you are not paying enough for the food and services that you receive. Vietnam This place is beautiful and you will want to explore the beautiful areas and this can be done on just £5 per day for all your food, travel and accommodation. India It is a […]

Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan

Tips on How to Enjoy the Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan

Located on the crescent shaped beach the most beautiful moon was spotted and a party began around it. Thus the Full Moon party was created, the party has exploded since then to around 30,000 people per month. There are some things that a person needs to know before entering the party to gain full enjoyment of the experience. Be careful what you bring with you. You want to make sure to take a copy of your passport and not the […]

Eating Local Food Can Save You Money on the Road

Eating Local Food Can Save You Money on the Road

Eating local means more for the local economy. When a purchase is made from a local company, statistics say that twice as much income can be placed back into that local economy. Locally grown produce is fresher. Rather than being shipped and put in cold store as many supermarkets do, farmers markets tend to have picked their selections in the last 24 hours. This freshness can affect the nutritional value of the foods you’re eating. Local food just plain tastes […]

How to Save Money for Travel

How to Save Money for Travel

Traveling can be enjoyable as well as a way to become close with someone. However preparing for a traveling can be expensive and is the number one reason people do not travel. There are some things that you can do every day to help you with the goal of traveling. Set your dream Having a goal is one of the most important things that a person can do in planning for travel. Remind yourself everyday of where you want to […]

10 Travel Tips for Backpacking around India

10 Travel Tips for Backpacking around India

When you have decided to take the wonderful journey of backpacking through India there are some tips that might help you along the way. Some of these tips might seem silly to say, however some of them you may have never thought about. Reservations can be complicated. Making a reservation can be the easiest idea. They can be made over the phone, or even through the internet. Some will ask for a credit card, but many will not. Be sure to […]

Top Six Places to Visit in Europe

Europe is world famous for it’s sense of adventure and the intriguing atmosphere that it offers visitors to the continent. It is filled with so many countries that are fascinating and diverse in their own way. If you want to get a good feel for the continent, it is a advised to attempt to visit as many countries as you possibly can as each country is unique and different from the rest. You will find yourself on an exciting trail […]

5 Great Destinations for Gambling

For many people, travel is an opportunity to try new activities that they normally wouldn’t do, or indulge in guilty pleasures that are harder to get away with at home. As a result, gambling holidays remain as popular as ever, and with international travel cheaper than it’s been in years, there are a great opportunities to take them in new and old settings. Here are a few of our top places to roll the dice: 1. Monte Carlo The flashy […]

The Best Beaches to Discover in Bali

Popularly known as the ‘island of the gods’, Bali is one of the provinces of Republic of Indonesia. The province of Bali is home to many small islands but it derives its name from the most popular island named ‘Bali’, which is located between the highly populated ‘Java’ island and the quieter ‘Lombok’ island. Bali is also nicknamed the ‘last paradise’, ‘dawning of the world’, and the ‘center of the universe’. It is one of the most favored tourist destinations […]

Awake to Luxury – Phuket Hotels Top Picks

Gosh, where to start? There is, as you can imagine, a vast array of accommodation options in Phuket. Depending on what type of holiday you are planning, there is definitely an option for all occasions and budgets. Here is my top three choices for residing in luxury, but do check out hotels in Phuket for a wider selection of hotels. 1. Radisson Blu Plaza Resort Situated on Phuket’s south east coast in a beautiful beachfront location, you’ll find this stylish […]

berlin vacation tips

Berlin Vacation Tips

If you are thinking of taking a trip to Europe at any stage during the year, then you should seriously consider Berlin as a possible choice. Why Berlin you may wonder? Well, first and foremost, Berlin is a wonderful city to explore. It’s Germany’s capital as well as being the largest city in the country as well. The climate is nice and cool for most of the year, so it makes a wonderful city for tourists to come and visit. […]

A Spa Weekend in the UK

From the Uk to the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand or even China is a long step. Carefree souls have set out, with money in their pockets, some without and have had fun their way. It is one thing to go and take each day as it comes, one day bringing a pleasant surprise, another day turning out to be one you wish to forget. That is one way to go. Then there are folk who will go all the way […]

The Best Views In London

Excellent spots to take a walk, grab a bite, or enjoy music and theatre with a view   French philosopher Michel de Certeau wrote beautifully about the eerie power of standing above a city and gazing down at it from a great height in his seminal essay ‘Walking in the City’. In it, Certeau begins atop the Empire State Building and notices how this position is one of great privilege: to see the city from above, not from the streets: […]

Different Ideas for Casino Vacations

The rise of online casino sites has meant that casino games have been embraced by a wider section of the populace than ever before, which in turn means that more and more people are looking to take casino vacations. When it comes to possible destinations for this kind of trip, Las Vegas remains the single most popular one, and there is plenty to recommend it – as there are plenty of casinos available throughout the resort, many of which are […]

Traveling with Others > Traveling Alone > Not Traveling At All

I know, I’m an ass for putting anything to do with math in a travel blog post. If it’s been awhile for you, the signs (>) you see in the title stand for greater than. So, this title (which is just my opinion of course) reads Traveling with Others “is greater than” Traveling Alone “which is greater than” Not Traveling At All. And after my short time in Central America, this is how I truly feel. I’ve read a lot […]

The Art of Bargaining While Backpacking in Central America

The “Gringo tax” is a reality that people backpacking around the world must deal with on a regular basis. When locals spot a foreigner amongst them they tend to jack up the price of whatever they are selling, be it food, clothing, or some sort of service. Sometimes this is a modest increase in price from what a local might pay for the same item, but sometimes prices can be raised as high as ten times the original amount, or […]

7 Tips You Need for a Healthier and Safer Trip

Traveling around the world is something I think everyone should experience. But with all of the positives of travel, there are some negatives, like health and safety issues. Below are a few basic tips that many beginning backpackers, and maybe some veterans, overlook. These tips will help keep you up and running and not missing a thing, whether you are traveling around the world or just taking a short vacation. 1. Get your damn vaccines. I met many travelers who […]

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