Chartering a boat and sailing around Europe has been our dream travel wish list for a while now, so when we heard from Antonios Fiorakis, co-founder of incrediblue.com a kind of Airbnb for Boat Rentals we were more than a little intrigued. The principle is based on the fact that the average boat owner utilizes his boat only a couple of weeks per year..Posted on: January 20th in Beautiful Places, Europe by Becky Padmore.
A beautiful destination all year round, Ibiza is one of those places you can easily fall in love with. During the summer months, the high temperatures draws the sun-seekers, clubbers and holidaymakers and during the winter, Ibiza is much more tranquil. If you visit in February…Posted on: January 20th in Travel by Graham Padmore.
This is the first in the series of posts and videos where affable, adventure-loving traveller and presenter Andy Shepard discovers what the beautiful Capital Region of the USA (Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia) has to offer. After travelling through autumnal landscapes the first stop was the Blue Ridge Parkway, a place known for its scenic beauty…Posted on: January 16th in North America by Becky Padmore.
The first of my senses to be awoken in The Gambia, fresh off the plane, was my hearing. Not the dizzying cacophony of noise often associated with African capital cities, but the welcoming voices and laughter…Posted on: January 16th in Africa by Lee Hubbard.
More of a state of mind than a place, the Indonesian island conjures instant thoughts of a tropical paradise with a soft spiritual soul and a healthy dose of mysticism thrown in for good measure. Having travelled to the Indonesian island no less than three times….Posted on: January 13th in Asia, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
Home to a warm climate, a vibrant culture and some of most breathtakingly beautiful vistas in the world, Cape Town has spent decades seducing its many visitors. Relax on the beach, commune with the local wildlife, take a tipple on a wine-tasting tour or just experience Cape Town’s unique view on life, often reflected in their collection of unusual hotels….Posted on: January 9th in Cool Hotels, Travel by Becky Padmore.
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 Becky Padmore.
“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 Lee Hubbard.