Inspiration

Is Panama City Beach the best beach in America?

| June 16, 2014 | Reply
Is Panama City Beach the best beach in America?

Yes. Twenty-seven miles of white, powdery, cocaine-like sandy beaches is what Panama City Beach (PCB) is known for. Twenty-seven miles of beaches colliding with the turquoise Gulf of Mexico water is what makes Panama City Beach the top contender. Located in northern Florida, just under the state of Georgia, PCB has won a ‘best beach [...]

Terrigal – How to live like a local

| May 30, 2014 | Reply
Terrigal – How to live like a local

If you’re looking for an idyllic town with a stunning coastal setting and impossibly romantic sunsets, look no further than Terrigal. Situated on the central coast of New South Wales less than an hour and a half from Sydney by car, Terrigal provides a great setting for a fun family holiday or a romantic getaway [...]

One Girl’s 6000 Mile Road Trip Across America. The Final Chapter…

| May 23, 2014 | Reply
One Girl’s 6000 Mile Road Trip Across America. The Final Chapter…

End of the Road I took Route 66 all the way to Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood – where the road officially ends. Considered to be the heart of L.A., West Hollywood is home of the famous Sunset Strip which includes legendary music venues such as The Roxy Theater and Viper Room; famous restaurants [...]

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 [...]

Travel Latest

Must have apps for the savvy traveller

| May 6, 2014 | Reply
Must have apps for the savvy traveller

This graphic is from our friends over at dealchecker who are always trying to help people travel smarter. With the rise of the smart phone, and the many apps available, the other side of the world can become as familiar as your back garden before you even get near the plane. If you’re planning your [...]

Infographic – what type of holidayer are you?

| March 6, 2014 | 2 Replies
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 [...]

Expert Guides

How to Live Like a Local in Sydney, Australia

| February 7, 2014 | 1 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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Travel inspired by the movies

Travel inspired by the movies

| September 9, 2014 | Reply

Have you ever settled down to watch a movie and have spent most the film pondering to yourself where in the world such an incredible location exists? Yup, us too, plenty of times! We’ve previously listed our own top 10 movies to inspire travel including the likes of “7 years in Tibet” and “Before Sunrise”, [...]

London’s own food world cup

London’s own food world cup

| June 24, 2014 | Reply

We all love food, and one of the great things about travel is the diversity of food. There is a great post over at bookatable that are showing that you can support all 32 nations competing in the 2014 football world cup in London, UK! See their menu of choices for inspiration and maybe help [...]

Big Blogger Interview: Eye and Pen

Big Blogger Interview: Eye and Pen

| February 5, 2014 | Reply

This week’s Big Blogger Interview looks particularly attractive – perhaps because it’s adorned with fabulous shots from Brandon Elijah Scott, of Eye & Pen. Brandon is a prolific photographer, travel writer and film maker with a passion for capturing some of the world’s most amazing landscapes. Read on to find out what makes this traveller [...]

Four Ways Travelling Changed My Life

Four Ways Travelling Changed My Life

| February 4, 2014 | 2 Replies

When I was just 18, right after finishing high school, my desire to travel was overwhelming. I was young, inexperienced, but filled with hopes and dreams of distant lands. I took the initiative to become an au pair in London and, from that day forward, I never stopped moving. Here’s four different ways that travelling [...]

Airboats, Alligators and a Rich History in Louisiana

Airboats, Alligators and a Rich History in Louisiana

| February 3, 2014 | Reply

Lance, the tour guide at Airboat Adventures in Lafitte, was so mesmerising and maybe a little crazy. The only reason I’m calling him crazy is because he put pieces of chicken into his shorts’ pocket, plunged into the murky bayou waters, calmly swam toward an alligator, prompted him to open his jaws and placed the [...]

Asia’s Most Incredible Eco-Lodges

Asia’s Most Incredible Eco-Lodges

| February 2, 2014 | Reply

Asia is a vast and stunning continent that offers an abundance of cultural, culinary and wildlife experiences. Sadly, increased travel to the region, which consists of many Third World countries, has served to harm local resources and the environment over the past few decades.  While it goes without saying that most of us would prefer [...]

Day Trips from Amsterdam

Day Trips from Amsterdam

| February 1, 2014 | 4 Replies

It’s the simple things in life that give me the most joy, such as experiencing the wind blowing whilst peddling my bicycle. I knew that I would be doing this a lot in Holland and so I purchased a used bicycle for 100 euro plus a heavy-duty lock for another 50 euro – it’s essential! [...]

Diving into the Nevis Bungy Jump, Queenstown NZ

Diving into the Nevis Bungy Jump, Queenstown NZ

| January 31, 2014 | Reply

For some absurd reason, I decided to book one of the world’s largest bungee jumps for April Fool’s Day. At the time, I felt like I was throwing caution to the wind and adhering to true backpacker ethics. The next morning was a different story and I was openly walking into a whole load of [...]

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 [...]