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10 of the most beautiful places to visit in the Balearic Islands

The sun drenched Spanish islands nestled in the western Mediterranean Sea are collectively some of the most popular places to holiday in Europe. Away from the crowds, the archipelago is astonishingly beautiful and each island is blessed with its own unique character….

Posted on: September 8th in Beautiful Places, Europe by .

Mashpi Lodge – a unique stay in the Ecuadorian jungle

At the end of last year we were lucky enough to be invited to explore Ecuador with Metropoliatan Touring South America, starting in their vibrant capital Quito and ending in a three day cruise in the incredible Galapagos Islands it really was a trip of lifetime. In the middle was a trip to the Mashpi Ecuador Lodge a beautifully designed luxury eco lodge…..

Posted on: September 3rd in South America by .

7 things that business travellers find annoying

There is nothing worse than rushing to catch a flight only to find out it’s been delayed and you find yourself stuck in a grey airport lounge with soggy snacks, a bad wifi connection and a raucous family of five…

Posted on: September 3rd in Travel by .

Top 10 intriguing places to see in Israel

The small Middle Eastern country bordered by Egypt, the Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon has been a meeting place of different cultures and religions since the beginning of history. Our writer Emma Clair Kelly headed there on a tour with Go Israel to discover this intriguing country taking in not only the cities but the beautiful natural sties too…

Posted on: August 28th in Middle East by .

In BIG pictures: summer views of the beautiful Austrian Alps

The summer months are officially the quietest time for tourism in the village with many thinking only thinking of the Alps as a snowy winter sports playground and not much else. More fool them. Those in the know swap their skies for hiking boots…

Posted on: August 19th in Europe, UK by .

A trip to Bodrum – Turkey’s answer to St Tropez?

Last month I was invited to experience a stay at the five star Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay located in Bodrum, an Aegean coastal resort which has become increasingly popular with the rich and beautiful. Apparently even Cristiano Ronaldo and Catherine Zeta-Jones are fans….

Posted on: August 14th in Europe, Our Trips by .

6 reasons why you should add the Czech countryside to your travel list

When you think of the Czech Republic most people think of Prague, the country’s picturesque capital famous for both its cheap beer and perfectly preserved historic buildings. Although there’s much more to this beautiful country…

Posted on: August 11th in Europe by .

An eco stay in the beautiful Austrian Alps

The mountain village resort Saalbach-Hinterglemm occupies a particularly pretty corner of Austria. With meandering streams trickling through deeply carved valleys, rolling green pastures dotted with grazing bell-adorned cows and postcard pretty chalets….

Posted on: August 4th in Europe, Our Trips by .

13 quirky jobs for the desperate traveller

Working while traveling is a great way to maintain the adventure, but it’s not usually a path paved in riches. Often you’ll be working for minimum wage or tackling monotonous tasks. So how do you make it more exciting….

Posted on: July 30th in Travel by .

6 reasons why we think you should visit Zurich, Switzerland

The wealthy, efficiently run city with a reputation for being more of a business hub than a sightseeing city is often unfairly overlooked as a travel destination. Although it’s a city slowly coming out of its shell and the attractive, culturally vibrant Swiss city is now emerging as one of Europe’s hippest destinations…..

Posted on: July 23rd in Europe by .
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