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Top tips for planning a Christmas overseas


Photo credit: Jim Nix / Nomadic Pursuits Christmas in Strasbourg via photopin (license)  If you’re planning on spending Christmas overseas this year, I’ve put together a selection of great tips to make your festive break even better. Whether you’re heading for some winter sun or are keen to enjoy a traditional white Christmas, my suggestions […]

Fall in Love With Tenerife


Photo credit: lsten Sunset at Punta De Benijo via photopin (license) Tenerife is one of the beautiful islands that make up the Canary Islands located in the Atlantic Ocean just off the northwest coast of Africa. The seven islands make up one of the most popular destinations for tourists. Each of the islands has its […]

How to Handle a Flight Cancellation When Travelling with Kids


Photo credit: pmaillet photography 120529 203 Reagan National DCA Washington via photopin (license) Travelling with kids is tough at the best of times. It’s hard to keep them entertained during those long flights, and on top of that, you’ve got the worry of jet lag and general flight anxiety to worry about. Throw in a […]

Should Canadian Travellers Eschew Real Casinos in Favour of Online?


This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND If you happen to find yourself in a city like Montréal, it might be tempting to head to the city’s glamorous Casino de Montréal. It’s now Canada’s largest, attracting up to 18,000 visitors each day, all of whom are keen to experience Montréal’s melange of […]

Photo essay: Seven days in Malawi in fourteen pictures

Fish Eagle attacks

Fishermen on Lake Malawi I travelled to Malawi for the first time in April this year, spending a week in the “Warm Heart of Africa”. It was a wonderful experience and for once, the slogan is true. Malawi is spectacular, her people are extremely friendly and yet for European travellers – especially from the Nordic […]