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10 of the most beautiful villages to visit in India

Mahatma Gandhi said, “India’s soul lives in its villages.” There are more than 6 lakh villages in India, and each of them has something to say about what India is all about….

Posted on: March 20th in Asia, Beautiful Places by .

Buff Headwear review – the ultimate funky travel accessory?

We’re always on the look out for trendy travel products, especially if mixes practicality and a great design. So when we were offered to try out a ‘Buff’ we jumped at the chance. For those new to the concept, a Buff is versatile headwear accessory…

Posted on: March 17th in Travel by .

From reindeer to huskies – a stay in Finnish Lapland

In the clear light of day, I was overwhelmed by the stunning natural beauty in which, the resort was situated. The sparkling snow, delicately frosted pine trees and clear blue sky made me think that I had just stepped from reality into an animated movie….

Posted on: March 13th in Europe by .

10 cracking reasons to visit Kraków

Although Eastern Europe once seemed remote, secretive and a little bit edgy, it now finds itself planted firmly on the tourist map, with visitors flocking to some of the region’s most popular cities. Destinations such as Prague, Budapest and Dubrovnik….

Posted on: March 6th in Europe, Travel Top 10s by .

Top 8 most common UK place mispronunciations

The English language can be a funny thing sometimes. There are a lot of linguistic quirks that differ in each part of the country and sometimes it can be tough to know your Shrewsbury’s from your…

Posted on: March 6th in Travel by .

Up close with the endangered wildlife of Borneo: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

From pristine beaches to sublime sunsets, Sabah (one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo) has natural beauty in abundance. Although, the travel destination is arguably most famous for its gorgeous soft-bellied, auburn-haired jungle residents the orang-utans. Highly endangered…

Posted on: March 3rd in Asia, Our Trips, Travel by .

The best quirky kid-friendly festivals in the USA

Travelling with children carries its own set of rules and offers its own style of adventure, and for the willing family, it can present some of life’s most intense challenges and satisfying moments. Whether you seek travel with your fledglings in order to maintain and feed your own sense of wanderlust or you want your kids to…

Posted on: February 26th in North America by .

The Éclair Diaries: a mix of design hotels, culture and cuisine

Design hotels, culture and cuisine are definitely a few words that get us excited here at Global Grasshopper so when we found out about Le Méridien’s new series of videos in the rather lovely titled “Éclair Diaries” we were eager to find out more….

Posted on: February 26th in Travel by .

Underrated places to visit in the Emerald Isle

There is a reason why directors race to Ireland for movie locations because beauty and history lurk around every corner, from the perfectly preserved Victorian streets of the capital city of Dublin or the purple, glowing wilderness of Sligo immortalised by Yeats in ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ to the famous barren Burren or craggy cliffs of Donegal….

Posted on: February 24th in Europe by .

Where to find the stylish side of Lanzarote

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 .
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