Image by Lasse Fuss (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Introduction You may recall that I redeemed airline points last year when I took my first trip to Southern Africa. The long leg of that trip was on Lufthansa’s A380 monster from Frankfurt to Johannesburg and I enjoyed myself immensely, despite the fact […]
Image (c) Sergey Galyonkin obtained under Creative Commons license via Flickr January – June Carnival Limassol, Cyprus February – March Carnival is celebrated in all areas of Cyprus, but Limassol is where it is at its most entertaining and lively. The streets are filled with decadent floats which are themed and decorated, while […]
If you’re planning a trip to Devon & Cornwall, have a look at what blue chip holidays have to offer. They have a wide range of holiday cottages, lodges and self catering apartments in the south west of England.
Photo credit: IMG_9037_1 via photopin (license) Arizona has a rich past, and if you are looking for a destination that provides culture with history, the Grand Canyon state may be just the place you are looking for. The history of Arizona originates with Native American tribes, which first settled in the area some 15,000 years […]
Anyone who travels a lot will know that it’s essential to learn about the basic cultures and etiquette of that country before travelling. Many tourists will simply go on holiday without even learning basic language for that country. It’s made even worse when you’re eating somewhere and you manage to offend the waiting staff. It’s […]
It took me 44 years, but I got there in the end. In 2014 I finally got to realise what all the fuss is about. Actually, I guess I knew what the fuss was about but going on safari in Africa far exceeded my expectations and made me understand why this particular experience is at or […]
Photo credit: MILANO (29) via photopin (license) Milan Expo 2015 From May to October 2015, Milan is hosting a 6 month long food festival, and with approximately 130 countries taking part, there’s no doubt that visitors will be spoiled for choice when it comes to street food, pop-up restaurants, and other gustatory delights. Whether you […]
Okay, I see you’re not beating around the bush… Do I ever? It’s true, that’s a big claim I’m making in that headline right there. But fear not, I’m going to convince you that I’m not writing cheques my story can’t cash. Cue the inevitable spike in searches by confused younger readers wondering what a […]