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The best Vegetarian/Vegan restaurants in the USA

To celebrate CheapOair’s 50 flight tickets to the USA give-away they asked us what would be on our USA bucket list. After many years of hearing about how incredible the vegetarian restaurants were in the USA I was determined to make it my mission to try out as many as possible….

Posted on: June 16th in North America by .

Private jets – not just for rock stars & billionaires?

Aside from being incredibly cool, private jet travel offers a world of convenience and luxury that many people do not fully appreciate. For most private flyers the main points of attraction to charter aviation are time savings, trip flexibility and comfort….

Posted on: June 16th in Travel by .

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Norway

The second happiest country in the world (according to United Nation’s 2013 World Happiness Report), seems to be having a moment. The Scandinavian country’s reputation for pristine, untouched landscapes are drawing discerning travellers from all over the globe and the popularity of the Disney movie…

Posted on: June 12th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by .

10 tips for staying healthy in the sun

It’s easy to disregard advice on staying healthy in the sun, or think that it’s only something you need to pay attention to when travelling abroad. However, with 100,000 people diagnosed with skin cancer every year in the UK and sun exposure posing one of the biggest risk factors for developing malignant melanoma….

Posted on: June 12th in Travel by .

Phantom of the Opera – VIP backstage tour, dinner and show

Perhaps it’s showing my age a little but I remember a time when Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous musical seemed to rule the eighties. All power ballads, big hair and high drama, everyone knew at least one of the show’s tunes and tales of obsessive multiple viewings were rife (apparently even Princess Diana was a super-fan had seen it many times from the comfort of the Royal Box)….

Posted on: June 9th in Our Trips, Travel, UK by .

The most unusual hotels in Orlando 

With the whole place geared up to family based fun, you know you’re going to be in for a good time when you head to the sunshine’s state central city. Home to arguably the highest concentration of the most playful hotels in the world, here ‘s the cream of the crop…

Posted on: June 9th in Cool Hotels, North America by .

15 of the most beautiful cities in the world

Anyone who has followed this blog for a while will know we’re on a mission to seek out the world’s beautiful places, both through our own travels and our guest bloggers. So when we were contacted by a guy who has developed his own system to rank how beautiful a city is, we were very intrigued. This is his story, and we also reveal for the very first time what cities have come out top…

Posted on: June 5th in Beautiful Places, Travel by .

How to save money when travelling to Cape Town

The South African city seems to be on every traveller’s bucket list, but it needn’t be an expensive trip. Blogger Carrie Swindlehurst tells us how to save money on your Cape Town trip…

Posted on: June 5th in Travel by .

In pictures: a journey through Morocco

On the 18th May we flew out to the exotic North African country to start our seven night Moroccan adventure with the independent travel experts Rickshaw Travel. Starting in Marrakech we tackled the terracotta mazes of the Medina, learned how to cook tagines in Lalle Fatima’s cooking school, drove through the hair-pin bends of the Atlas mountains, rode camels through the Sahara desert, explored ancient fortress towns and stayed some of the most delicately ornate Riads…

Posted on: June 2nd in Africa, Our Trips, Travel by .

The best unspoilt African safari breaks for travel snobs

From rare mountain gorilla tracking to endangered rhino spotting, African safaris are becoming an increasingly popular travel option. Here are our collective favourites offering an unspoilt authentic safari experience guaranteed to please even the most hardened travel snobs…

Posted on: June 2nd in Africa, Travel Snobs by .
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