The word safari conjures all kinds of imagery, from the sweeping plains of the savannah and huge herds of animals to Africa’s big cats stalking their prey. However, there’s a lot more to a safari than this surface vision, dig a little deeper and you will discover safari is very much a blanket term for a variety of different things….Posted on: May 9th in Africa, Travel by Graham Padmore.
There was once a time where Croatia was once one of Europe’s best kept secrets. With its natural beauty and timeless cities the country is often said to be reminiscent of the Mediterranean but what it was like 30 years ago. Now with the scars of its recent history very much healed, intrepid European travellers and trendy jet setters are beginning to discover everything Croatia has to offer…Posted on: May 7th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by Emma Clair Kelly.
Trying to keep both the adults and the kids happy while travelling might seem like an impossible task, but it doesn’t always have to be. From cool city breaks to more exotic locations here are some of the best child-friendly breaks to suit all budgets and tastes…Posted on: May 7th in Travel 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.
The Sunshine State is known for its beautiful beaches, whether you want to surf in the azure seas, bask under the glorious rays, hunt for seashells, build castles from the soft shimmering sand or indulge in some watersports, there is something for everyone’s tastes…Posted on: May 2nd in Travel by Becky Padmore.
Almost everyone loves a pretty village, you know a place where the houses are impossibly perfect and time just seems to stand still. Well luckily Europe has plenty. From dreamy fishing villages to tiny fortified towns, here are our favourite picturesque villages in Europe guaranteed to impress your travel snob friends…Posted on: April 29th in Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.
Getting as far away from the constant noise and activity of a major city as possible sounds like many holidaymakers’ idea of heaven, but can a small but picturesque town high up in the Swiss Alps that doesn’t accommodate cars offer that much-prized isolation and peace?Posted on: April 29th in Travel by Graham Padmore.
While most visitors head to Sydney and the East Coast, more isolated Western Australia can get overlooked. Quieter and arguably with just as much to offer –possibly even more – Australia’s Western state is home to gorgeous coastline, ruggedly beautiful national parks and some vibrant, cosmopolitan cities. Its capital, Perth, also ranked very highly in a survey of the world’s most liveable cities….Posted on: April 25th in Australia, Travel by Becky Padmore.
I think it’s quite amazing that Bulgaria is still considered to be off the beaten track for Western tourists, because the country has a bit of everything, and all at very affordable prices. The Mountain slopes of Bansko and Pomporovo attract skiers in the winter and the Black Sea beaches draw the crowds in the summer months….Posted on: April 22nd in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by Becky Padmore.