Known as “rail above the clouds’’, Qinghai-Tibet railway is the world’s highest railroad. Nearly half of the railway lies more than 4,000 meters above sea level. The geographic obstacles posed a huge challenge…Posted on: October 21st in Asia by Becky Padmore.
Oman probably isn’t the first location you think of when you are planning a trip away but after spending three days here I realised just how underrated this country is as a travel destination. The Middle East doesn’t always receive great press either – it’s the centre of many turbulent disturbances…Posted on: October 17th in Middle East by Scott Balaam.
Road trips are one of our favourite ways of travelling, there’s nothing quite like renting a car and hitting the open road without a care in the world. Now all you’ve got to do is choose where to go. Not a fan of long boring road journeys? Try one of these crazy alternatives instead…Posted on: October 14th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
On the 19th August we took a Railbookers weekend city break to Angers, France, the historical capital of Anjou and gateway to the Châteaux-lined Loire Valley. It’s a loveable laid back city with a slight bohemian air and heaps of beautiful architecture to drool over. After a hassle-free train journey…Posted on: October 6th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel by Becky Padmore.
From towering peaks and stunning alpine scenery to charming villages, skiing and snowboarding can offer some of the most breathtaking vistas around. Here are some of the best resorts where you’d regret not bringing your camera…Posted on: October 6th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
France is a wonderful country for a touring holiday. The roads are good and generally uncrowded, the scenery is beautiful and varied, and best of all, you can find and sample delicious wines as you travel…Posted on: October 2nd in Travel by Becky Padmore.
Morocco is many things to many people, but upon arriving in Marrakech – teeming with traders in the souks and restaurant hustlers in Jemaa el-Fna square – you might not think it’s the ideal place for a bit of quiet contemplation and stress-free relaxation. Remember though, you’re in North Africa….Posted on: September 23rd in Africa, Travel by Lee Hubbard.
Any observant web user will realise travel companies have quite a few tricks up their sleeve when it comes to squeezing as much money out of you as possible. One little trick hits the pockets of people who hesitate on booking up their dream holiday….Posted on: September 23rd in Travel by Becky Padmore.
There’s still a lot of confusion about traveling to North Korea with the general population and much of what is portrayed in the media makes it seem like a dangerous country to visit. However, regardless of the country’s political and economic conflicts with the rest of the world…Posted on: September 19th in Asia, Travel by Becky Padmore.