How many times have you been somewhere and concluded “It was amazing, but it was just too crowded”? It is more than likely that this has happened numerous times, and escaping the crowds can be a real challenge. One of the most liberating ways to see a place is as a part of a road trip. The sense of freedom and independence that comes when you take to the road is hard to match. So why not hit the road and discover some of Europe’s best, and less touristy, road trips…Posted on: June 19th in Europe, Travel by Graham Padmore.
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 Becky Padmore.
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 Rich Palese.
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 Becky Padmore.
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 Becky Padmore.
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 Becky Padmore.
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 North America by Becky Padmore.
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 Becky Padmore.
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 Becky Padmore.