Design hotels, culture and cuisine are definitely a few words that get us excited here at Global Grasshopper so when we found out about Le Méridien’s new series of videos in the rather lovely titled “Éclair Diaries” we were eager to find out more….Posted on: February 26th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
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Forgot your preconceptions of all day breakfast cafes and concrete high rise hotels, the Canary Islands are actually going through a stage of major reinvention. With its surreally beautiful volcanic landscapes, Lanzarote has always been a unique travel destination, but now it’s also becoming quite the chic retreat…Posted on: February 24th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
It may be hard for you to step away from your busy schedule. Often, taking time off of work is reserved for emergencies or sick days. However, most jobs do offer vacation days-even if most Americans are not typically inclined to take them. Taking a vacation can have big benefits, aside from getting paid to not be at work….Posted on: February 19th in Travel by Graham Padmore.
We’re always up for a challenge here at Global Grasshopper headquarters so when Cosmos asked to enter their fun and slightly off-the-wall competition we were happy to oblige! The competition is about showing exactly where you want to right now (i.e your perfect holiday destination) by getting creative with everyday items…Posted on: February 9th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
Thinking of taking a break longer than a few days? There is an alternative to expensive hotels, here Only-Apartments talk about why apartments are a good option when it comes trip…Posted on: February 6th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
The Hungarian author Frigyes Karinthy was the first person to suggest the now legendary theory of the “six degrees of separation.” Apparently everyone is only six or fewer steps away (by way of introduction) from any other person in the world or so the theory goes….Posted on: January 29th in Travel 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.
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.
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.