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Photo Blog: Skiing in Livigno

| February 6, 2014 | Reply
Photo Blog: Skiing in Livigno

Myself and fellow My Destination crony Jamie recently returned from a skiing jaunt in the Alpine resort of Livigno, Northern Italy. We skied (with plenty of falls), ate, drank and explored. Here are some of our favourite photos of the week in Livigno…   Many thanks to Hotel Galli, the Neilson reps, Sci Azzurra for [...]

My Destination Predictions for 2014

| January 1, 2014 | Reply
My Destination Predictions for 2014

Happy New Year!!! Ah yes, a brand new, sparkly year is ahead of us, full of potential and packed to the brim with posibilities. While you rest your weary head from last night’s revelry / debauchery and think about how ‘this year will be different‘ here are just a few things we can all look forward [...]

My Destination’s Highlights of 2013

| December 31, 2013 | Reply
My Destination’s Highlights of 2013

With 2013 nearly wrapped up and resigned to the history books it’s time for the My Destination Content Team to take a look back at their highlights from the past 12 months… Emily – Assistant Editor – Winner’s Week – seeing the Vagabrothers crowned the winners of The Biggest Baddest Bucket List after a week [...]

Biggest Baddest Bucket list

The Travelex Big Bangkok Shopping Challenge

| January 28, 2014 | 1 Reply
The Travelex Big Bangkok Shopping Challenge

Travelex have given our travel-loving duo 1000 baht and one hour to check off a list of items from Bangkok’s market stalls. Will they manage to complete their shopping list? And who will secure the best finds? The race is on!

Crossing the Finish Line in New Zealand’s North Island

| January 21, 2014 | Reply
Crossing the Finish Line in New Zealand’s North Island

Six continents, six months and a distinctly shrunken bucket list, the Vagabrothers crossed the finish line in style. Culminating in New Zealand’s scenic North Island – a fitting spot due to their Kiwi heritage – Alex and Marko checked off their final bucket list activities and saw their epic six month adventure draw to a [...]

No Qualms in Queenstown

| January 14, 2014 | Reply
No Qualms in Queenstown

This week saw the Vagabrothers leave behind the land of Oz and make the relatively short hop over to their last destination; the mighty New Zealand! Touching down in Queenstown, the boys felt rather at home considering they were over 7,000 miles from California; an ancestor emigrated to America over a hundred years ago, and [...]

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Infographic – what type of holidayer are you?

| March 6, 2014 | Reply
Infographic – what type of holidayer are you?

Can you see yourself in any of these travelling Brits? This infographic brought a smile on our faces as we have travelled, holidayed and may, at times been one of these, so we thought we would share. Enjoy. The infographic “Which type of holidayer are you?” is an infographic that was produced by dealchecker.

Where to Stay during the 2014 FIFA World Cup?

| March 5, 2014 | Reply
Where to Stay during the 2014 FIFA World Cup?

With excitement for the 2014 FIFA World Cup reaching fever pitch, attention to this year’s vibrant host country is fast accelerating. A country famed for its sun-dappled beaches, intoxicating samba rhythms and, of course, overzealous football fans, Brazil has never looked brighter. Hosting the FIFA World Cup for the second time around (the previous cup [...]

Pernambuco Scoop a Win at WTM in London

| November 7, 2013 | Reply
Pernambuco Scoop a Win at WTM in London

This Brazilian tourist board prove hard work and investment are key to their success… This week saw the World Travel Market (or WTM as it is more commonly known) open it’s doors at London’s ExCel, for another busy year. Amongst the seminars, stands and scheduled meetings the event hosts it’s annual awards – recognising those [...]

Expert Guides

How to Live Like a Local in Sydney, Australia

| February 7, 2014 | Reply
How to Live Like a Local in Sydney, Australia

Sydney is a city that everyone must visit, bringing the best aspects of this world together. The beauty of the beach is seamlessly combined with the convenience of the city. Locals enjoy the benefits of city life, with the surroundings being able to feed even the most extreme of shopping addictions and the hungriest of [...]

How to Survive the WTM 2013

| October 28, 2013 | 4 Replies
How to Survive the WTM 2013

With the 2013 World Travel Market about to kick off at Excel London on the 4th November, travel industry experts and the travel media will be pounding the pavements, dodging the droves on the DLR and thrusting their tickets to gain access to one of the most renowned annual events in the travel calendar. Come October, [...]

How to Live Like a Local in Calgary

| October 6, 2013 | Reply
How to Live Like a Local in Calgary

A guide to embracing your inner Canadian in the awesome city of Calgary The Great White North; a source of eternal fascination to writers and explorers alike. With forests, glaciers, stunning lakes and mountains to traverse, it’s here that you can find some of the world’s most staggering natural beauty. Calgary, the third largest municipality [...]

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Making the Most of Germany

Making the Most of Germany

| January 30, 2014 | Reply

What comes to mind when you think of Germany?  Beer, pretzels and the autobahn? They would be stereotypical words to describe such a great country, but there’s so much more to it than that. Germany is full of hidden treasures, breath-taking scenery and endless bottles of fantastic wine. I first experienced Germany at three weeks [...]

Big Blogger Interview: Flight of The Travel Bee

Big Blogger Interview: Flight of The Travel Bee

| January 29, 2014 | Reply

Stepping up to the Big Blogger Interview challenge this week is Cherie King, of Flight of the Deaf Travel Bee. She sheds some light on the situation of travelling with disabilities.   You ‘absolutely adore travel’.  Why do you love it so much and how did you discover your passion? Travelling to me is like [...]

Saigon – Sights, Sounds and Smells

Saigon – Sights, Sounds and Smells

| January 24, 2014 | Reply

Saigon is an amazing place in which to live and work. The immense culture shock on arrival, takes some getting used to, but once you accept the differences, it’s simply wonderful. Nguyen Duy Phuong / Shutterstock.com The first thing you notice are the motorbikes, 3.4 million of them battle for space on the crowded roads [...]

Discovering Prague in Winter

Discovering Prague in Winter

| January 23, 2014 | 1 Reply

As a young couple on a budget, my boyfriend and I decided to explore the beautiful city of Prague. Friends had been telling us for months what a unique city it was and we shouldn’t miss the opportunity to go, especially at Christmas time. As we met our driver in the arrivals area of Prague [...]

Big Blogger Interview: Besudesu Abroad

Big Blogger Interview: Besudesu Abroad

| January 22, 2014 | Reply

Loved up lady and Hong Kong expat Beth Williams of Besudesu Abroad tackles this week’s Big Blogger Interview, discussing her penchant for Asia, Disney obsession and language skills. You’re originally from Illinois and didn’t leave home turf until you turned 22.  How did finally venturing abroad affect you? Seeing as I’ve always been interested in [...]

The Extraordinary ‘Living Nativity’ at Vignacastrisi

The Extraordinary ‘Living Nativity’ at Vignacastrisi

| January 17, 2014 | Reply

The people of south Italy are famed for their warmth and kindness. The festival of the Presepe (nativity) held in Vignacastrisi during late December and early January is one of the many examples of the extraordinary community spirit that runs high here. Every year, the villagers come together to create one of the largest living [...]

Big Blogger Interview: Be My Travel Muse

Big Blogger Interview: Be My Travel Muse

| January 15, 2014 | Reply

Next up in the Big Blogger Interview series is award-winning blogger Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse.  She tells us about her deep sea dives and the perks of travelling alone.   So before leaving for a life of off-the-beaten-path backpacking, you were an investment banker.  What changed? I realised I just needed to do [...]

Koh Phi Phi, Her Sisters, and Leonardo DiCaprio

Koh Phi Phi, Her Sisters, and Leonardo DiCaprio

| January 10, 2014 | Reply

Long a mecca for the travelling youth, gap-yah students and drunken debauchers, Koh Phi Phi Don is summed up by Lonely Planet’s online overview, which claims that its ‘stunning looks have become its own demise’. Likewise, the entire Thai tourist trail took a bit of a beating from Alex Garland in The Beach, with his [...]

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

| January 9, 2014 | Reply

I left my heart in San Francisco for the same reason Tony Bennett did: it felt like home. It was the last stop on my two month drive across the U.S. and as soon as I checked into the Hotel Mark Twain, I felt a sense of completeness – I just covered 10,000 kilometers and [...]

Big Blogger Interview: With Husband in Tow

Big Blogger Interview: With Husband in Tow

| January 8, 2014 | 4 Replies

We’re feeling a little envious in the My Destination office after our Big Blogger Interview with Amber Hoffman of With Husband in Tow.  Not only does she travel the world full time and currently reside in Bali, but she’s got the perfect travel partner too: her husband.  Jealous? Us? Pah…   Before your years as [...]