Although it’s famous for its sprawling sand dunes, elegant spas and desert Star War sets, the smallest country in North Africa is not always synonymous with beauty, but of course beauty is subjective and vastly underrated Tunisia…Posted on: February 25th in Africa, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
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Tourism in the Dominican Republic has been accelerating at a dizzying pace and it’s easy to see why it has become a highly-sought after holiday destination owing to its hundreds of miles of coastline, picturesque views and colonial architecture…Posted on: January 27th in Beautiful Places, Travel by Emma Clair Kelly.
Chartering a boat and sailing around Europe has been our dream travel wish list for a while now, so when we heard from Antonios Fiorakis, co-founder of incrediblue.com a kind of Airbnb for Boat Rentals we were more than a little intrigued. The principle is based on the fact that the average boat owner utilizes his boat only a couple of weeks per year..Posted on: January 20th in Beautiful Places, Europe by Becky Padmore.
More of a state of mind than a place, the Indonesian island conjures instant thoughts of a tropical paradise with a soft spiritual soul and a healthy dose of mysticism thrown in for good measure. Having travelled to the Indonesian island no less than three times….Posted on: January 13th in Asia, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
This woefully underrated travel destination forms part of the cluster of Portuguese owned islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Volcanic in origin with rugged interiors lined with lush vegetarian and exotic flowers, the tourist masses tend to avoid this subtropical paradise leaving its natural beauty to those in the know. Here is our choice for 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Madeira…Posted on: January 2nd in Beautiful Places, Europe by Becky Padmore.
Messing about on the river is one of the finer ways to enjoy some of Europe’s most scenic views – there are plenty of opportunities to cast off and gently sail through the countryside, or even join a luxury cruise through some of Europe’s biggest cities. From our personal favourites…Posted on: November 28th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by Becky Padmore.
Peru is easily most famous for being home to the Inca Trail, the ancient trek which has now become the holy grail for most adventure-loving travellers, but often precious little is known about the rest of the mysterious South American country. Here Jonathan Bell a journalist graduate who has lived in Peru on and off for three years chooses 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Peru…Posted on: November 18th in Beautiful Places, South America by Becky Padmore.
There has never been a better time to visit Scotland, Lonely Planet has just mentioned it as one of the must see countries to visit in 2014 and next year it will play host to a series of world-class events including the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup. If you’re a regular reader of this blog you know how much we love the place….Posted on: November 11th in Beautiful Places, Travel, UK by Becky Padmore.
When we were contacted by blogger and award-winning professional photographer June Jacobsen we were truly blown away by her travel photography, especially of the Antarctica. Here’s the story of her journey and some of her favourite shots of the surreally beautiful remote landscapes…Posted on: November 7th in Beautiful Places, Travel by Graham Padmore.
Australia and New Zealand are two countries known for their pristine natural wilderness and striking unspoilt landscapes. Plan a camping trip in either and you’re always guaranteed some seriously spectacular scenery. From the world’s whitest beaches to gigantic sand islands, here are 10 of the most beautiful places to camp in Australia and New Zealand…Posted on: November 4th in Australia, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.