Amsterdam is a fun city all year round but the day when the capital turns into one big party is King’s Day – one of the biggest events in the Dutch calendar. On the 27th April the whole of Amsterdam (and beyond) turns a brilliant shade of orange to celebrate the birthday of their king….Posted on: May 26th in Europe, Travel by Graham Padmore.
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China the endlessly fascinating destination that seemingly everyone wants to explore, is now arguably most famous for its rapid and dizzying modernisation. Despite overwhelmingly growth and change, if you stay clear of the cities there are still many unspoilt places left to visit….Posted on: May 22nd in Asia, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
So you’ve climbed the hill to jostle with the crowds at Park Guell and graced the sand on all the city’s beaches and now Las Ramblas is beginning to grate. To get a real feel of Spain’s coolest city, here’s our travel snobs guide to Barcelona…Posted on: May 15th in Europe, Travel Snobs by Graham Padmore.
We were invited on the exciting #ThisisQueensland blog trip with Visit Queensland touring around Australia’s dazzling northeastern corner. With days of endless sunshine, gorgeous coastal towns and some of the finest beaches in the Southern Hemisphere, it’s an extraordinarily beautiful place…Posted on: May 7th in Australia, Our Trips by Becky Padmore.
With it’s uncrowded roads, pretty traditional towns and miles of unspoilt scenery, Europe is seemingly made for an incredible road trip. If you’ve already hit the continents’ major cities and tourist spots, here’s are collective favourite under-the-radar travel destinations to explore by car instead…Posted on: May 7th in Europe, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.
Jersey, the biggest of the cluster of the Channel Islands nestled just off the coast of France is a beautiful travel destination teeming with gorgeous coastlines, picturesque harbours and bags of old-world charm. Our writer Holly Daffurn went to explore this lovely but often underrated travel destination…Posted on: May 1st in Europe by Holly Daffurn.
Residing around 620 miles off the coast of Ecuador, and slap-bang on the equator, this cluster of islands each has its own unique atmosphere, extraordinary landscape and unrivalled wildlife. This is a place where you can be face-to-face with more curiously fearless animals….Posted on: April 16th in Our Trips, South America, Travel by Becky Padmore.
There is something ephemeral about walking the streets of Paris, knowing that at some point in the past Hemingway, Joyce and Scott Fitzgerald too tripped along the same cobbles. Although nothing quite takes the magic of the moment away than having to queue in long lines to catch a tiny glimpse of Mona Lisa or dodging the snaking crowds of Montmarte…Posted on: April 7th in Europe by Emma Clair Kelly.
I have to admit Brunei wasn’t always high on my travel list but it’s definitely a place I’ve always been curious about. Residing in South East Asia but differing vastly from its limelight stealing neighbours of Borneo’s Sarawak and Sabah, this tiny Islamic sultanate….Posted on: March 31st in Asia, Our Trips by Becky Padmore.
Borneo, the third-largest island in the world and the largest island of Asia has an abundance of natural wonders, from virgin jungle and intriguing rare wildlife to world class diving and one of the biggest network of caves in the world. From our trip to beautiful Sabah (one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo) here’s our favourite beautiful natural spots in Borneo…Posted on: March 27th in Asia, Travel by Becky Padmore.