You name it, Malaysia’s probably got it – beaches to lounge on, rain forests to trek and sweat through, exotic wildlife to seek out, unbeatable cuisine, deep-seated traditions and a rich cultural history. It’s also a rapidly changing nation, capitalising on the natural resources the land has provided with little consideration for the consequences…Posted on: May 19th in Asia, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
With high-speed modern rail services whisking travellers from city centre to city centre at speeds of up to 320km per hour, exploring Europe by train has never been easier. It’s also eco friendly (around 10 times lower carbon emissions than travelling by plane) and much easier to book tickets than you think….Posted on: May 13th in Europe by Becky Padmore.
That’s why we’ve teamed up with global mobile superstars Lycamobile to give you the chance to win a brand new Kindle Fire HD – that should take the boredom away! Not only that, the Kindle Fire HD can be loaded with handy travel apps to make sure you get the most out of your travelling….Posted on: May 12th in Travel by Graham Padmore.
The popular university city of Cambridge epitomises quintessential Englishness – here messing about on the river and sipping Pimms on the perfectly manicured lawns are enduring summer pastimes. It’s a beautiful preserved, time-warpish place with spectacular architecture, world-famous colleges and where preppy attired locals whizz around on bicycles….Posted on: May 12th in Our Trips, UK by Becky Padmore.
Maltby Market is a place I’ve been hearing a lot about recently and curiosity finally got the better of me. I wouldn’t exactly say my London friends were shouting about it, more of a whisper of ‘I know this great place but don’t tell anyone in case it gets too busy’…Posted on: May 9th in Our Trips, UK by Becky Padmore.
ee phenomenal landscapes, learn new languages and customs, experience new cultures and diversity, and take in some rich history while you sail the open seas. Choose any of the following European river cruises…Posted on: May 9th in Travel by Graham Padmore.
We love hearing about local’s insider tips, especially about one of our favourite cities. Our friend Abigail Ekue is a lifelong New York resident and founder of the very cool Native Creative Concierge, a flexible tour and travel planning company designed to immerse you into city culture by taking you to the places off the tourist radar. We asked her to choose her favourite cool spots in NYC…Posted on: May 6th in North America, Travel by Becky Padmore.
We’ve all been there. You check-in to your hotel and spend two glorious weeks basking in sunshine only to dread the return flight home. While for many people, returning from holiday is something of a necessary evil, there are those who choose to stay on at their holiday destination – living and working abroad as an expatriate…Posted on: May 6th in Travel by Becky Padmore.
From food stalls to five star restaurants and everything in between, you could live your whole life in Bangkok and never be able to eat in every restaurant in the city. I gave it a shot during my six months living there, as exhibited by the five extra pounds on my ass but it was worth it. Here are some of my favourite spots..Posted on: May 2nd in Asia, Travel, Travel Top 10s by Becky Padmore.