When we were asked where was our next trip would be and we replied Ostend, most people weren’t interested in finding out any more. Someone even laughed. Not known for its glamour – although it was once a fashionable resort – Ostend is mostly associated with its long sandy beach, its collection of seafood restaurants and its windy weather….Posted on: May 22nd in Europe, Our Trips by Becky Padmore.
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Thirty-two islands form the Caribbean island country St Vincent and the Grenadines, but on all the islands, paradise-esque scenery, unique wildlife and a much slower pace of life is practically guaranteed, so it’s no wonder they’ve invented their own word for relaxing…Posted on: May 13th in Our Trips by Graham Padmore.
We’re back from our incredible trip to Saint Vincent and The Grenadines (SVG) as part of Liming Live week, and we’re now fully versed in the Caribbean art of liming – taking in cocktails, sunshine, swimming and sightseeing. As guests of the Saint Vincent and The Grenadines Tourist Authority we knew we were in for a great time, though there was one mountainous challenge to start the week…Posted on: May 2nd in Our Trips by Graham Padmore.
From next week we’ll mostly be Liming – literally meaning the art of relaxing. On the 24th April we’ll be flying out to the beautiful Caribbean island country of St Vincent and The Grenadines with a group of other travel bloggers…Posted on: April 16th in Our Trips, Travel by Graham Padmore.
Just south of the Arctic Circle and deep in the heart of the Finnish Wilderness lies Oulanka National Park. During the winter months it’s known for its surreally beautiful scenery – thick forests, frozen lakes and layers of deep snow…Posted on: March 18th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel by Graham Padmore.
This was the real Finnish wilderness where your 4×4 taxi – despite having winter tyres – has a real chance of becoming stuck on the snow-compacted roads and if you dare to go outside without your provided layers of clothing you could seriously harm your health.Posted on: March 11th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel by Becky Padmore.
Prague is a city that’s all about the views and with an abundance of medieval architecture, a smattering of communist era design and a good dose of artistic creativity, the city makes for compelling viewing, from either up high or down low…Posted on: February 27th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel, Travel Photography by Graham Padmore.
As beautiful and polished as Swiss ski resorts go, but lurking in the shadow of the mighty mega-resorts, is the much quieter Villars – a village in the Vaudoise Alps, only 15 miles from Lake Geneva. From December to March Villars turns into a photogenic winter wonderland filled with icicle-laden wooden chalets, frozen forests and snowy mountain peaks…Posted on: February 18th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel by Graham Padmore.
Known for its troubled history, its cheap beer and its beautiful medieval architecture, Prague basks in the spotlight as one of Europe’s premier tourist destinations. Although with cheap beer, of course comes the crowds…Posted on: February 15th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel, Travel Ideas, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.