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Top 10 cool and unusual hotels in Reykjavik

Iceland’s cool capital is known for its love of design, partying and its unique view of life. While staying in Reykjavik we scouted out some of the best places to stay. From kitsch hostels to a guesthouse promoting peace here is our top 10 cool and unusual hotels in Reykjavik…

Posted on: December 7th in Cool Hotels, Travel by .

Travel Tips: house sitting to save money

You’ve got your flights or your transport booked all you need to do now is find a roof over your head. Camping might not suit everyone and your budget might not stretch to a hotel…

Posted on: December 7th in Travel, Travel Tips by .

Turin: a city beginning to shine

This is our article from our #contemporaryart trip kindly organised by Turismo Torino. Turin isn’t always the first city people think of visiting when they plan they’re trip to Italy, and who can blame them? Despite being surrounded by green hills and Alpine peaks, the Northern city is mostly known for its smog, its industry and their emblematic Fiat factories…

Posted on: December 3rd in Europe, Our Trips, Travel by .

15 of most picturesque shopping streets in Europe

Whether you want to browse antiques or enter designer heaven, Europe has some of the most attractive, elegant and historic shopping streets in the world. From mixing our personal favourites with feedback from our travel network here is our choice for Europe’s most picturesque shopping streets, that offer much more than just plain retail therapy..

Posted on: November 29th in Beautiful Places, Europe by .

Highlights of Chiang Mai

The mysterious city located within the mountainous region of Northern Thailand has a lot to offer. It’s a spiritual and photogenic place which has a much calmer atmosphere than Bangkok and is often cited as being a favourite city of many visitors…

Posted on: November 29th in Asia, Travel by .

15 of the UK’s most beautiful islands

Over a thousand small islands belong to the UK, so finding the best ones can be a tall order. From isolated islands with wild, dramatic landscapes to holiday favourites with spectacular sandy beaches here is our choice for the UK’s most beautiful islands..

Posted on: November 26th in Beautiful Places, Travel, UK by .

Tallinn in a day

An intriguing blend of Slavic, Nordic, Finnish, Teutonic, Germanic and post-Soviet cultures, Tallinn (“Danish fort”, or Reval, its old German name) is one of Europe’s more compact capital cities and one of the liveliest in the Baltic states….

Posted on: November 26th in Europe, Travel by .

10 reasons why you should visit Morocco

Perhaps it has been in your mind ever since you watched the movie ‘Casablanca’, or you’ve fallen in love with Moroccan design. Or maybe you’re entranced with how the country’s warm and colorful marketplaces lean up against soaring snowcapped mountains and endless Saharan landscapes…

Posted on: November 21st in Travel by .

An evening with BBC Travel Presenter Simon Reeve

To celebrate the luxury travel specialist Kuoni opening in branches of John Lewis we were invited to spend the evening in the company of the charming, affable and easy-on-the-eye BBC travel presenter Simon Reeve. Having spent many evenings watching the lovely Simon balance the beauty of travel with the sometimes grittier reality….

Posted on: November 18th in Our Trips, Travel by .

Places to visit in Dublin: the Guinness Storehouse

There are many reasons to visit the lively Irish Capital but many visitors wouldn’t want to leave without at least one trip to the famous Guinness Storehouse. St. James’s Gate Brewery invites visitors to explore where one of the world’s most famous beer brands originates…

Posted on: November 18th in Europe, Travel by .
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