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Staying in Knightsbridge without breaking the bank

We’ve got to be honest, it’s not often we get to stay in a Knightsbridge hotel. So when Secret hotels offered us a stay in one of the most exclusive parts of London known for its huge department stores, boutique shops and gorgeous eateries we didn’t have to think long about our answer….

Posted on: August 22nd in Our Trips, Travel by .

Travel health: getting rid of seasickness

Travelling by sea can be a wonderful thing. The sea-air, the sense of adventure… and the seasickness. Seasickness is the bane of many a sailor’s life and there are an almost infinite number of remedies to get rid of it…

Posted on: August 22nd in Travel by .

In pictures: a journey through the Emerald Isle

This June our wrier Lee went on a trip organised by Discover Ireland, Stena Line and thePaddywagon Tours to help celebrate ‘The Gathering 2013‘ – a year-long celebration of all things Irish. Starting in Ireland’s lively capital they took a bus tour to see what the rest of the Emerald Isle had to offer…

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

A guide to underwater photography

Seasoned global traveller, published blogger and self-confessed water baby Maya Verber chooses her three favourite places for taking underwater photography…

Posted on: August 19th in Travel, Travel Photography by .

Unexpected African getaways

Sometimes it’s the slightly more unexpected travel destinations that give the best rewards. Here are some very cool African getaways that you may not have considered before…

Posted on: August 19th in Africa by .

20 of the most beautiful National Parks in Europe

When city life starts to wear thin, acres of wide open spaces offer the perfect antidote. Europe is home to some of the most gorgeous protected natural vistas in the world, filled with thick forests, pristine lakes and wild rugged landscapes. For your next fresh air fix, here is our choice for 20 of the most beautiful National Parks in Europe…

Posted on: August 16th in Beautiful Places, Europe by .

Following in Aphrodite’s footsteps

The Greek goddess of love and beauty is also known as the Lady of Cyprus and she’s still doing her bit for Cypriot tourism all these years later. If you fancy following in her footsteps then head Paphos, the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite – Greeks seem to agree that this is wear she landed and rose out of the sea…

Posted on: August 16th in Travel by .

10 places you can’t miss in Rome: a local’s guide

Rome is easily one of our favourite European cities so when we were contacted by a travel blogging city native who offered to give us a local’s guide, we didn’t have to think too long about our answer. Davide Vadalà is one half of Nomad travellers a blog about an international couple with itchy feet, from Italy and Romania….

Posted on: August 12th in Europe, Travel, Travel Top 10s by .

Discovering Vienna

If you’re going to pick a city in Europe that will deliver a beautiful but surprisingly unconventional break on the continent, then you need to choose Austrian capital Vienna…

Posted on: August 12th in Travel by .

The Nordic food revolution: Culinary Academy of Sweden 2013

Scandinavia is known for its fresh, locally sourced and often foraged foods and now the principles they’ve been practicing for more than 20 years are quickly becoming ultra-trendy throughout Europe and beyond. Our writer Holly Daffurn travelled to Sweden…

Posted on: August 9th in Europe, Travel by .
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