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Beaching in Barcelona photo

Beaching in Barcelona

Barcelona consistently ranks well when compared to both other European and worldwide cities. It has been ranked the 16th most liveable city in the world, the 13th most innovative city, and is the 7th most important fashion capital in the world. All of this combines to make Barcelona the 16th most visited city in the […]

7Nov2004 | | 0 comments | Continued
Gatwick vs. Heathrow photo

Gatwick vs. Heathrow

Many travelers planning a trip to London will have an important question to consider when booking their tickets – should I fly into Gatwick or Heathrow airport? Of London’s 5 airports, Gatwick and Heathrow are the two largest and busiest, with thousands of passengers arriving and departing each day. Most international carriers and international flights […]

6Sep2004 | | 5 comments | Continued
Loch Ness – More than monsters! photo

Loch Ness – More than monsters!

Whether you’re a sucker for legends or have kids who are excited at the prospect of a Nessie sighting, it would be remiss to take a trip to Scotland without a visit to the infamous Loch Ness. Home to the legendary Loch Ness monster, Loch Ness is firmly etched into our imaginations as the mysterious […]

2Sep2004 | | 0 comments | Continued
Bolivia: a Peek beyond the Gringo Trail photo

Bolivia: a Peek beyond the Gringo Trail

Bolivia is one of the cheapest countries to travel around in South America, yet it boasts colonial cities, steamy Amazonian rainforest, Inca culture, huge deserts and grasslands, and fantastic wildlife – making it a very attractive destination for backpackers on a meagre budget. A typical trip might begin in Copacabana and Lake Titicaca, on the […]

8Jul2004 | | 1 comment | Continued
If those sandals could talk… photo

If those sandals could talk…

Some call it staring, but I call it people watching. And it’s one of my favourite things to do while I’m travelling and being a tourist in an overseas country. Last year, my travels took me to Bangkok. As I was standing and people watching outside of the Grand Palace – one of the most […]

31May2004 | | 1 comment | Continued
Top Things to Do in Amsterdam photo

Top Things to Do in Amsterdam

One of the great things about Amsterdam is that no matter your age, gender, or outlook on life, the city has something to offer. From beautiful architecture to concerts, great food to beautiful seasons, you can enjoy Amsterdam on your own, or take loved ones along for a wonderful holiday. Here are some suggestions of […]

26May2004 | | 6 comments | Continued
Top 5 European Summer Music Festivals photo

Top 5 European Summer Music Festivals

Summer time is approaching quickly and you can already start visioning sunny days, strawberry ice creams, white sandy beaches and outdoor parties. One of the nicest things about the summer is the fact that all around the world different music festivals are being organized and each one of them is unique, outstanding, fun and crazier […]

16May2004 | | 1 comment | Continued
Top 10 places to visit in Thailand photo

Top 10 places to visit in Thailand

Thailand, the backpacker’s paradise, is a country full of history and culture. With so many tourist attractions on offer, how does a first timer to this far-flung land know where to start? Well, I have made up a list of the top 10 places to visit, all my own personal opinion and in no particular […]

3Apr2004 | | 8 comments | Continued
Tips for planning a family skiing holiday photo

Tips for planning a family skiing holiday

Whilst Christmas may be at an end and the New Year is regrettably well under way many of us are still thinking about a skiing holiday this Easter and hoping we can cram in a few days of winter fun in the middle of the all too short school holidays. Skiing with the family is […]

13Feb2004 | | 0 comments | Continued