I still wonder how I ended up traveling to Oman in the first place. Probably a mix of lust for adventure, attraction for warm destination (I live in Sweden after all) and a dash of last minute-decision. Ah those random choices…Posted on: January 23rd in Beautiful Places, Middle East by Becky Padmore.
Although its been long been a mecca for adventurous types, for many years South America’s southern frontier remained firmly off the average tourist’s radar. Slowly but surely this is subtly changing – word is starting to get out about just how incredible this place is. An untamed wilderness of vast extremes, it has few equals in the world…Posted on: January 20th in South America by Becky Padmore.
Bali is easily the most famous islands in Indonesia blessed with pristine beaches, gorgeous sunsets, rugged coastlines, world-class surf, looming volcanic peaks beguiling natural beauty and a dose of mystical spiritualism thrown in for good measure. It gained even more popularity as a travel destination when the film Eat Love Pray…Posted on: January 20th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
Winter is when the popular Sussex seaside town is arguably at its most atmospheric – especially on dark and stormy days. This is when the summer crowds which pack the wide pebble beach are replaced with crashing waves and howling gales which whip the sea into a foamy frenzy…Posted on: January 13th in Our Trips, UK by Graham Padmore.
If you’re paying a mortgage, budgeting for travel is always a bit of a tricky task. Although it doesn’t have to be that way – if you’re clever enough, you can still go on that overseas trip without having worry too much about how to pay the bills at home as well. Here’s our tips and secrets to how we balance our home and travelling life…Posted on: January 13th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
When it comes to land area, Manhattan is the smallest of New York City’s five boroughs. But it’s the borough packed with the most attractions and delicious dining options from the Upper West Side down to the Lower East Side….Posted on: January 9th in North America by Graham Padmore.
Imagine you are in a foreign country where you hardly know anyone. Perhaps, you are on your dream vacation and have saved boatloads of money for this much-awaited trip. But, god forbid, your ATM card gets stuck in a money-vending machine….Posted on: January 9th in Travel by Graham Padmore.
Half a year ago Brazil was booming, everyone wanted to be there. The mood was on top and the party was never ending (at least until that game against Germany). Yes, I am talking about the world cup but even before the famous sports event, the country is often associated with football. Having spent quite a bit of time there…Posted on: January 6th in Beautiful Places, South America, Travel by Becky Padmore.
With its long stretches of road and endless supply of gorgeous scenery – an Australian road trip is classic bucket list fodder. Thinking about adding it to your list in 2015? Then here’s exactly what you need to think about….Posted on: January 6th in Australia by Becky Padmore.
If you’re anything like us, you’ll probably be leaving your New Year’s Eve plans to the last minute. If so and you can’t decide which UK city to spend it in, then Hotel Direct have created a handy and fun guide to help you make those decisions….Posted on: December 30th in Travel by Becky Padmore.