Category Archives: Travel

Couple posing by a classic scarlet convertible.

The Art of the Roadside Diner

What makes a good ride? Besides high-quality tyres, it’s a promise of a steaming hot meal that helps you survive the long distance drives which make an American road trip…

Open road curves across the plains to dramatic highlands.

Five of the Best American Road Trips

Road-tripping – perhaps in a Chevy, or a classic Cadillac, perhaps in a bigass truck, RV or retro VW campervan – is most foreigners’ idea of the American dream. Yet…

Bicycle rests in a Barcelona street.

You Don’t Need to Be a Local to Cycle Barcelona

From China to Abu Dhabi, from London to Rome, cities around the world are offering bike share schemes. The benefits of bike sharing from a municipal point of view are…

Car on deserted highway below a cloudy sky.

Travel Safety Tips for Frequent Travellers

Travelling the world may be an exciting and thrilling journey, but it can be full of surprises. Every destination offers its fair share of good and bad experiences for travellers,…

Palm and white sands in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Jamaica – a Beginner’s Guide

The island of Jamaica was recently voted the third best island in the world in the 2016 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards. The birthplace of reggae and godfather of hip-hop and…

Malabar Tea Estate.

Tea Tourism in Bandung

European thirst for tea shaped history in bizarre ways. That’s because, for centuries, all the tea that came to Europe was made in China, where tea has been cultivated for…

How to Get Your Macaroons Fix in Paris

Call them ‘macarons’ or ‘macaroons’ – I favour macaroons in a type of reverse snobbery that I don’t want to analyse too closely – Paris is the spiritual home of…

The stunning Jurassic Coast of Dorset, England.

Where to Go Fossil-Hunting on Holiday

Fossil-hunting is an experience every child should have at least once in their lifetime. And it’s a great way to make a holiday educational. Here’s four top spots to take…

Mozzarella!!!!

Don’t Go to Italy Without Trying These Ten Amazing Food Experiences

For many of us, the main purpose of any trip to Italy is food. Yes, we’ll pay homage to temples and sculpture, to churches and galleries, to mountains and lakes,…

A sunflower garden by the planes at Singapore's Changi Airport.

11 Reasons Changi Airport Rocks

1. It Has Outdoor Smoking. With Sunflowers. Yes, really. Forget the fug-filled cubicles of lesser airports. At Changi, you can smoke outdoors, and upstairs, either in the sun or sheltered…