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Why you should take a break: health benefits of a vacation

It may be hard for you to step away from your busy schedule. Often, taking time off of work is reserved for emergencies or sick days. However, most jobs do offer vacation days-even if most Americans are not typically inclined to take them. Taking a vacation can have big benefits, aside from getting paid to not be at work….

Posted on: February 19th in Travel by .

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Sri Lanka

With a seemingly endless supply of wide sandy beaches, timeless ruins and lush tea groves, Sri Lanka – an island country located near the south-west of South India in South Asia – is a place which seems synonymous with beauty….

Posted on: February 13th in Asia, Beautiful Places by .

Where we really want to be right now #wishiwasreallyhere

We’re always up for a challenge here at Global Grasshopper headquarters so when Cosmos asked to enter their fun and slightly off-the-wall competition we were happy to oblige! The competition is about showing exactly where you want to right now (i.e your perfect holiday destination) by getting creative with everyday items…

Posted on: February 9th in Travel by .

Top 15 of the most beautiful walks in the UK

If you are looking for new walking adventures to start off 2015, there are plenty of beautiful paths across the UK. From rugged coastline, wildflowers, cliffsides and peaks – you are spoiled for choice! All you need is your sense of adventure, a map and some walking shoes….

Posted on: February 6th in Beautiful Places, UK by .

Booking with Only-Apartments: a stylish alternative to hotels

Thinking of taking a break longer than a few days? There is an alternative to expensive hotels, here Only-Apartments talk about why apartments are a good option when it comes trip…

Posted on: February 6th in Travel by .

Things to do in Ibiza off-season for travel snobs

In the travel universe there are many places that are misrepresented in holiday rhetoric but there is none that suffers this injustice more than Ibiza. Hordes of clubbers, teenagers and avid sun-seekers have turned the island into a veritable strobe-lit dancefloor, but what happens when the season ends…

Posted on: February 3rd in Europe, Travel Snobs by .

Mercure competition: win a fabulous journey to test the #6FriendsTheory

The Hungarian author Frigyes Karinthy was the first person to suggest the now legendary theory of the “six degrees of separation.” Apparently everyone is only six or fewer steps away (by way of introduction) from any other person in the world or so the theory goes….

Posted on: January 29th in Travel by .

10 reasons why Sabah, Borneo is the ultimate honeymoon destination

From steamy jungles to blissful mountains, balmy beaches and peaceful villages, Sabah – one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo – is awash with a bounty of natural treasures seemingly tailor made for fun, relaxation and adventure. We had also heard that Sabah is one of the most romantic places on Earth…

Posted on: January 27th in Asia, Our Trips, Travel Top 10s by .

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Oman

I still wonder how I ended up traveling to Oman in the first place. Probably a mix of lust for adventure, attraction for warm destination (I live in Sweden after all) and a dash of last minute-decision. Ah those random choices…

Posted on: January 23rd in Beautiful Places, Middle East by .

In BIG pictures: Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia

Although its been long been a mecca for adventurous types, for many years South America’s southern frontier remained firmly off the average tourist’s radar. Slowly but surely this is subtly changing – word is starting to get out about just how incredible this place is. An untamed wilderness of vast extremes, it has few equals in the world…

Posted on: January 20th in South America by .
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