How to travel more

Many people often complain that they don’t get the chance to travel much, but travel doesn’t always have to be about going to the other side of the world to find adventure. Here are some great ways to fit more travel into your life. Explore your own country Many people never really take the opportunity to explore their own country fully, thinking they can do it at any time. This is a real shame, because every country has something new […]

VISIT EASTER ISLAND’S MYTHS AND LEGENDS

Easter Island is an ecological gem and lies isolated in the South Pacific Ocean some 3.5 kms off the coast of central Chile. The climate is mild  due to it’s exposure to the ocean. Temperatures can vary and the average is 18c from June onwards to 24c in the summer months of January to May. Rainfall is all year long the heavier falls in the hot monsoon period and humidity is constant  at around 80%. HOW TO GET THERE LAN […]

Thailand – The Land of Smiles and Amazing Places

The central country of South East Asia is Thailand. With a population of close to 69 million the country has borders with Myanmar and Laos. Laos and Cambodia lie to the southeast while Malaysia and the Gulf of Thailand make up its southern borders. The head of state is King Bhumibol, the longest serving monarch and head of state in the world. The fairly recent (since the mid 80s) surge in industrial output has put manufacturing along with agriculture and […]

Why Having The Best Backpack Makes all the difference

I have been through so many types of backpacks in my life. I have had everything from hand-me-downs, to on sale, to brand new, and I’ve seen it all. Throughout all of these bags I have had some great experiences, but some really terrible ones. I have learned that if you don’t love your bag you won’t love the way you feel about yourself, and having the wrong back can also really screw up your bag. It sounds really superficial […]

4 Ways To Get The Best Holiday Price

Getting the right price for your holiday can often be dictated by luck, you always hear from people that found a cheap flight or a cheap package deal and to some extent there is an element of luck when finding these, but finding a cheap holiday deal can be a struggle. This article will talk more about ways you can maximise your chances of finding a great holiday deal. Use comparison sites Comparisons sites are a revelation in the world […]

Fun in the sun this winter: Tenerife

Winter can be a harsh place at times and you can really run out of things to do when on holidays during winter.  One of the hardest parts is that the sun is only up for a short period of time and you only have a limited amount of sunlight to do the things that you want to be doing. One of the best things to do is to chase the sun this winter by travelling to Tenerife, perhaps you […]

Backpacking the Hawaiian Islands – How to Still Have a Luxury Experience

Backpacking in Hawaii is one of the best ways to experience the amazing islands and learn about the local culture. Most visitors to Hawaii tend to stay in tourist-centered resorts, however by travelling on foot, you’ll be able to get the most authentic experience and see sights that most tourists won’t, such as private beaches, untouched hiking paths, and amazing opportunities to see beautiful sunrises and sunsets by camping in parks and on beaches. Backpacking through the island of Hawaii […]

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 […]

Three Cities To Visit In South America

South America is a big place and somewhere where you should definitely visit at least once in your life, here are some cities that you should visit, but remember that it is not exhaustive and there are an incredible number of cities you can and should explore there. Santiago, Chile Santiago is the beautiful capital of Chile and one of the best cities to visit in South America. Airlines like LAN are constantly flying there from various destinations around the world […]

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 […]

Tips for using a camping stove

Once you have chosen one of the many forms of camping stoves, now it is time to learn some more about appropriate ways to use it. These are important to consider because stoves can present a danger of fire and should be treated with respect as a result. This article will go through some of the things you should consider when using your camping stove. Use your stove only on a level surface It is important to only use your […]

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 […]

It’s time to visit Iceland!

Without a doubt Iceland is one the best countries that I have ever visited. It had been on my bucket list since my mother used to tell me tales of her holiday there. It’s strange how I remember the stories from her way back then, I think it really made sparked a fire of intrigue deep inside me. Well, I can tell you now that I am so glad I heard the tales from my good old mother because Iceland […]

First Time Going to Ibiza? Here’s What to Pack

Are you planning an exciting trip to Ibiza but it will be your first time ever going there? Then you may be wondering what, exactly, you should pack. If that is the case, rest assured that the tips below will ensure that you take everything you could possibly need to have a holiday that you’ll never forget. Bikinis and Sunscreen While in Ibiza, you definitely want to take in all of the gorgeous beaches and the fun outdoor and water […]

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 […]

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