When you tell someone that you’ll staying with complete strangers during your travels, you will instantly be met with a plethora of concerned looks that let you know your friends think you’re absolutely insane. And it is indeed possible that one has to be kind of insane to couch surfing – but that’s not necessarily a bad thing…Posted on: October 16th in Travel, Travel Tips by Pris Blossom.
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The ancient city once known as Constantinople is one of the most stunning cities in the world, with some of the most incredible historical sites and as much heritage as you can handle on a holiday to Turkey…Posted on: October 12th in Travel, Travel Tips by Becky Padmore.
The Balearic holiday favourite has suffered since the early eighties from its sun, sand and cheap booze reputation. Although in more recent years the Mediterranean island has dusted itself down and reinvented itself into a much more palatable – if not trendy – travel destination…Posted on: August 3rd in Travel, Travel Tips by Becky Padmore.
Holidays can be an expensive prospect, so it pays to spend a bit of time before you go researching ways in which you can save a bit of cash here and there. Just a small amount of effort can reap surprising rewards…Posted on: June 22nd in Travel, Travel Tips by Becky Padmore.
Travellers vacationing in the Caribbean flock to tropical destinations with a common goal: To soak up as much sunshine as possible. Known for their immaculate sandbanks and crystalline waters, the beaches in the Caribbean are a main attraction for island visitors. With thousands of beaches to choose from…Posted on: April 24th in Travel Tips, Travel Top 10s by Becky Padmore.
The Rio de Janeiro carnival is one of the most exciting festivals in the world. In 2011 the carnival will be held every day from 5-8 March. If you have booked tickets you will be in for the ride of your life, although you will have to be careful. Here is my guide to staying safe during Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2011…Posted on: February 20th in South America, Travel, Travel Tips by Becky Padmore.
These days, you don’t have to be a photographer to have people look at your travel pics. Every time we log onto Facebook one of our friends has uploaded an album from their travels. But uploading your photos onto Facebook or whatever social network site you choose to use is the easy part. What’s harder is taking interesting and engaging photos that your friends want to look through…Posted on: January 12th in Travel, Travel Photography, Travel Tips by Graham Padmore.
If you’ve ever been on a long haul flight, you’ll know how tiring it can be. Sure, it’s great when you actually reach your destination, but just getting there can leave you feeling shattered! There are so many things to be done before you can even leave…Posted on: December 8th in Travel, Travel Tips by Becky Padmore.
Spending an entire day or night (and possibly longer) on an international flight can be a tiring, uncomfortable and arduous experience. Despite improvements to airline seats, entertainment and meals, sitting for any time over eight hours in a pressurised cabin can put you in physical and emotional discomfort…Posted on: October 28th in Travel, Travel Tips by Becky Padmore.
Global travel is the experience of a lifetime; it gives you a chance to step outside your comfort zone, learn about new countries, cultures and people and probably have a lot of fun along the way. Although travelling independently can also be very challenging, especially when travelling for longer periods of time…Posted on: October 3rd in Travel, Travel Tips, Travel Top 10s by Becky Padmore.