Destinations – Travel Tips

The biggest church in Sofia - Flickr CC klearchos

With the effects of the credit crunch still hanging over us and Christmas around the corner, getting away for a quick autumn city break may seem out of reach for many. However, these holiday deals offer all the culture and great food and drink of a classic weekend escape, but on a shoestring. Sofia and Budapest, capitals […]

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Camels at the Pyramids - Flickr Eugene Regis

It is often startling to consider the age of the Egyptian civilisation. When the Great Pyramids of Giza were built, Woolly Mammoths were not yet extinct, and Cleopatra lived closer to the present day than she did to the construction of the Sphinx. What is remarkable about Egypt’s history is how enduring it is, with […]

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Tapas for dinner - Flickr CC meminick

The entire world is under one roof when it comes to cuisine these days. Chances are, even the smallest village has an Indian takeaway, a Chinese restaurant and with TV cooking shows at an all time popularity high, the most delicious aromas emanate from the average kitchen. But there is nothing like tasting the food […]

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The Grand Palace - Flickr CC dazjohnson

As a popular song has informed the world, a single night in Bangkok can give visitors an experience of a lifetime. This city is quickly developing, and people who go there can see all of the history that the capital of Thailand has to offer along with experiencing all of the modern amenities that they […]

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Cyprus - Flickr CC isawnyu

When I first encountered the Mediterranean, I quickly fell in love with the warm climate, the vivid blue waters and the picturesque towns. On finishing University, a few good friends and myself decided to spend a couple of months exploring the ins and outs of this popular tourist trap. We expended a few weeks beforehand […]

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Nafplion, Greece - Flickr CC scott1723

Athens is, very deservedly, one of the most popular holiday destinations in Greece. After all, it’s hard to imagine a city more filled with world-famous archaeological sites, vibrant nightlife and amazing food. But, I think if you’ve booked a break in Athens (and if you haven’t done this already, you can do so through companies […]

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St. John Island in the Caribbean - Flickr CC tomsaint

It was almost twenty years ago when I first visited the Caribbean. I travelled in the most basic of ways, as a student on a cheap and bumpy flight, carrying nothing but a backpack that contained all my earthly possessions and with a huge smile on my face as I contemplated the adventure I was […]

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Huanglong Scenic Spot - Snow-Covered Xishen Cave by flickr user Mumu X

The beautiful Tianzi Mountains is a popular tourist attraction in China, thanks to its breathtaking views, picturesque peaks, and meditative surroundings. With over 200 platforms to visit, you won’t run out of places to see when you visit the Tianzi Mountains. However, if you plan to stay in the area for a few days and […]

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