In the travel universe there are many places that are misrepresented in holiday rhetoric but there is none that suffers this injustice more than Ibiza. Hordes of clubbers, teenagers and avid sun-seekers have turned the island into a veritable strobe-lit dancefloor, but what happens when the season ends…Posted on: February 3rd in Europe, Travel Snobs by Emma Clair Kelly.
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.
From steamy jungles to blissful mountains, balmy beaches and peaceful villages, Sabah – one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo – is awash with a bounty of natural treasures seemingly tailor made for fun, relaxation and adventure. We had also heard that Sabah is one of the most romantic places on Earth…Posted on: January 27th in Asia, Our Trips, Travel Top 10s by Becky Padmore.
I still wonder how I ended up traveling to Oman in the first place. Probably a mix of lust for adventure, attraction for warm destination (I live in Sweden after all) and a dash of last minute-decision. Ah those random choices…Posted on: January 23rd in Beautiful Places, Middle East by Becky Padmore.
Although its been long been a mecca for adventurous types, for many years South America’s southern frontier remained firmly off the average tourist’s radar. Slowly but surely this is subtly changing – word is starting to get out about just how incredible this place is. An untamed wilderness of vast extremes, it has few equals in the world…Posted on: January 20th in South America 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.
Winter is when the popular Sussex seaside town is arguably at its most atmospheric – especially on dark and stormy days. This is when the summer crowds which pack the wide pebble beach are replaced with crashing waves and howling gales which whip the sea into a foamy frenzy…Posted on: January 13th in Our Trips, UK by Graham 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.
When it comes to land area, Manhattan is the smallest of New York City’s five boroughs. But it’s the borough packed with the most attractions and delicious dining options from the Upper West Side down to the Lower East Side….Posted on: January 9th in North America by Graham 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.