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10 reasons why we think you should visit the Amalfi coast

The 50km stretch of terraced cliffs, winding roads and pastel wedding-cake villages that make up the Amalfi coast rates pretty high on many traveller’s bucket lists. A couple of years ago we flew into Naples, hired a car and explored its craggy charms….

Posted on: January 6th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel by .

A twitcher’s paradise: bird (and monkey) watching in the Gambia

“Is that called a German Flag bird?” I blurt out, a little too quickly, to my guide Malick – immediately displaying my bird-watching naivety. Although I’m only looking at a picture of this charming little black, yellow and red bird, a few hours later I’m staring right at the real thing…

Posted on: January 6th in Africa by .

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Madeira

This woefully underrated travel destination forms part of the cluster of Portuguese owned islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Volcanic in origin with rugged interiors lined with lush vegetarian and exotic flowers, the tourist masses tend to avoid this subtropical paradise leaving its natural beauty to those in the know. Here is our choice for 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Madeira…

Posted on: January 2nd in Beautiful Places, Europe by .

The Gambia: the Wide Open Walls Art Project

The most memorable parts of a trip abroad don’t always turn out to be the things you were expecting – going to see the Pyramids in Egypt but being blown away by the sand dunes and desert oasis in Siwa, for example…

Posted on: January 2nd in Africa by .

In BIG pictures: our travel highlights of 2013

This is the time of year we always like to reminisce and from looking back on all our travels from summer Euro road trips to Liming in St Vincent, 2013 has been quite a year. This is a selection of our favourite travel moments we’ve collected along the way….

Posted on: December 30th in Our Trips, Travel by .

10 of the best beach resorts in the UK

There’s nothing like dreaming of golden sands to cheer yourself up in the dreary winter months. The UK might not be the first place you’ll think of when booking your beach holiday but it’s actually home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, you just have to know where to find them….

Posted on: December 30th in Top 10s, UK by .

The Queen Mary 2: Food from the heart

If you’re going to go on a cruise you may as well do it in style, here our guest writer Sophie Rogers talks about what makes the Queen Mary 2 so special….

Posted on: December 30th in Travel by .

10 cool places to party on New Year’s Eve

Before any thoughts of saintly New Year resolutions occupy your mind, we have compiled a list of all our favourite very cool places to party this New Year’s Eve that will have you knocking back the champers, dancing until…

Posted on: December 27th in Top 10s, Travel by .

Exploring Edmonton, Canada

Here guest writer and proud Edmonton resident John Thompson tells us about his favourite must-see places to visit in the underrated travel destination….

Posted on: December 27th in Travel by .

In Autographer pictures: a wintery Edinburgh

When we were asked to try out an Autographer we jumped at the chance; it’s a super smart piece of camera kit, that is helping to pave the way for wearable technology. The Autographer is an intelligent wearable camera – with a wide angle lens, GPS technology and a range of sensors, it automatically captures life as you live it….

Posted on: December 23rd in Our Trips, Travel, UK by .
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