The Best Places to Eat in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates is home to some of the best restaurants in the world while many of the world’s finest chefs head over to the Emirates to ply their trade. Of all the countries, Dubai certainly has the best chefs who serve delectable delights to all food enthusiasts. Dubai hotels and restaurants serve mouth-watering cuisines that you would definitely enjoy.   With the tourist industry growing and becoming more varied, the restaurant scene has followed suit, so there is […]

What would you do for a Caribbean cruise?

Would you play some games? Even if there is money involved? I sure would. Whenever there are such promotions organized there is always a hidden cost anyway – even if the promotion is advertised as “Free”. But bashing deceptive promotions is not our goal here today. Instead I want to tell you about a recurring special offer organized every summer by the Fortune Lounge Group through its real money gaming operations like the Royal Vegas. The Fortune Lounge Group is […]

A guide to using your phone abroad

Just under 30 percent of Americans check their phones as the last thing they do at night and the first thing in the morning. Smartphones have made it possible to take calls, check emails, post on social media, and read the news at any second of the day assuming you are within your network range. Although a trip abroad is incredibly exciting, there is one aspect that may give you pause. It can be scary to think about being disconnected […]

Best US Vacation Destinations for Outdoor Enthusiasts

While many people think of vacations as the perfect time to kick back and relax on a lounge chair with a drink in hand, others find that the best way for them to relax is to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether it be fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, skiing or hunting, these individuals get the biggest thrill from breathing in the crisp air of nature, working up a decent sweat and delighting in beautiful natural scenery. Thankfully, the United States has […]

The White Nights experience in St. Petersburg, Russia

  During the months from May to mid-July, the city of St. Petersburg in Russia celebrates the White Nights (Beliye Nochi) – due to its latitude, this time of year brings with it almost constant daylight, and 11pm seems as bright as an early summer evening. Of course these long summer days are enjoyed all over Russia, but the cultural capital of St. Petersburg remains the epicentre of the celebration, and the White Nights have become a part of the […]

Top 7 Tourist Attractions in Vienna

Vienna is the capital of Austria and is also the biggest city in Austria. Vienna also boasts of several precious things such as pastries, magnificent Viennese waltz and some grand classical composers. Vienna has many historical monuments and rich culture that will give you as a visitor plenty of things to do. There are several impressive places to visit in Vienna. 7. The Wiener Rathaus Wiener Rathaus is a Gothic-style building that that is used as Vienna’s town hall and […]

5 romantic things to do in Dartmouth this Winter

Looking for romantic things to do during your holiday in South Devon over the coming weeks and months? The historic maritime town of Dartmouth is the perfect holiday destination for a getaway for two this winter. With its meandering River Dart, beautifully kept Royal Avenue Gardens and quaint cobbled streets, there are numerous romantic things to do, whatever the weather. Here are just some of the highlights to enjoy with your loved one over the coming months. Shop Shop Shop […]

Gi2C Guide for China Travelers: How to avoid the scam of overpaying for fake products

Gi2C offers an important warning and advice on how to avoid scams in China Traveling in China is exciting and interesting, yet every year thousands of tourists and expats get taken advantage of while shopping in China. At Gi2C, our goal is to make sure our Gi2C interns and China expats have the best experience possible in China. The last thing we want is for Gi2C interns or any foreigner to fall prey to scams while out and about in […]

Gi2C Guide for China Travelers: How to avoid the scam of overpaying for fake products

Camper vans are all the rage

Camper vans, we associate them with hippies, nomads and battered old vehicles chucking out lots of smoke, liable to break down at any moment. However, this need not be the case with modern camper vans, look how lovely and modern they can be: Holidays are a great time to spend discovering new places, however when you’re somewhere new you may not want to travel far out or you could be stuck on a cruise or in a fenced off holiday […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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