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.
Spanning seven time zones and miles of surreally beautiful scenery, the Trans-Mongolian Railway journey remains one of life’s great travel experiences. Our writer Lee Hubbard undertook the incredible journey which took him to the beguiling countries of Russia, Mongolia and China…Posted on: February 19th in Asia by Lee Hubbard.
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.
With a seemingly endless supply of wide sandy beaches, timeless ruins and lush tea groves, Sri Lanka – an island country located near the south-west of South India in South Asia – is a place which seems synonymous with beauty….Posted on: February 13th in Asia, Beautiful Places by Becky 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.
If you are looking for new walking adventures to start off 2015, there are plenty of beautiful paths across the UK. From rugged coastline, wildflowers, cliffsides and peaks – you are spoiled for choice! All you need is your sense of adventure, a map and some walking shoes….Posted on: February 6th in Beautiful Places, UK 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.
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.