A Walk on Santorini

The term ‘million-dollar view’ might sound like a cliché, but once in a while I have come across a view that genuinely deserves such an accolade....  

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Visiting the Home of Spain’s Footb

Spanish football may not have a lot to shout about in 2014, following the national team’s disastrous World Cup failure (OK, unlike England they did ...  

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The Complete Travel Guide to Selcuk, Tur

A wander around the network of streets in the small town of Selcuk, on the Aegean coast of Turkey, is an ideal method to gain a true and proper insigh...  

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Why Dresden is worth the Detour

Halfway between two of Europe’s favourite city break destinations, Prague and Berlin, lies a city that was once more swooned over than either of the...  

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101 Places to See Before You Die No 54:

The Galapagos Islands, an archipelago of volcanic islands can be found west of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean. They are probably best known for their ab...  

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Santorini

A Walk on Santorini

The term ‘million-dollar view’ might sound like a cliché, but once in a while I have come across a view that genuinely deserves such an accolade. Standing anywhere along the caldera rim on the Greek island of Santorini and looking …

Bernabeu

Visiting the Home of Spain’s Football Giants

Spanish football may not have a lot to shout about in 2014, following the national team’s disastrous World Cup failure (OK, unlike England they did manage to win a game, but our expectations were nowhere near as high as theirs). …

Selcuk - Turkey

The Complete Travel Guide to Selcuk, Turkey

A wander around the network of streets in the small town of Selcuk, on the Aegean coast of Turkey, is an ideal method to gain a true and proper insight into daily Turkish life. The town that is famous for …

Dresden skyline

Why Dresden is worth the Detour

Halfway between two of Europe’s favourite city break destinations, Prague and Berlin, lies a city that was once more swooned over than either of them. At one time, Dresden was regarded as the most beautiful city north of the Alps, …

Baby Sea Lion

101 Places to See Before You Die No 54: Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands, an archipelago of volcanic islands can be found west of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean. They are probably best known for their abundance of wildlife and their connection to Charles Darwin. Darwin`s visit to the islands inspired …

Ronda

Great Day Trips from the Costa del Sol

While it’s tempting to soak up the rays and not think of a long day of travelling during a hard-earned beach holiday in Spain, there are plenty of reasons to go inland from the Costa del Sol and discover some …

Kalkan

The Most Romantic Places in Turkey

Anyone seeking a romantic holiday of staring into the eyes of their adored partner would be wise to choose Turkey as their destination. From the east to the west, an abundance of scenic landscapes, and dreamy environments, await couples who …

Skopelos, Greece

Greek Islands and the Mamma Mia Trail

Mamma Mia is a film without any pretensions. It was never meant to make you think or to have you puzzling over the details of the (very flimsy) plot. It’s cheesy, soppy and a film you can very easily dip …

Where to go in July 2014

Where to Go in July 2014

With July comes the sun, so finding somewhere hot and sandy to bask is not exactly difficult. But with so much choice things can get a little complicated. If you are in a bit of a pickle in regards to …

Patara Beach

The Lure of Patara: Why You Should Go

When tourism first took off in Turkey, one of the first resorts to embrace the concept was Patara. Holiday companies sold package holidays en masse and a majority of people loved their stay in the rustic and traditional resort. Unfortunately, …

England vs Uruguay

England vs Uruguay: The Ultimate Travel Face-Off

As you may have seen, last week we pitted England against Italy in a travel face-off which we just KNEW would correctly predict the actual score in the football match itself (don’t believe us? Check this post out for yourselves). …

cowboy mural on cassiopeia

How to do Berlin the Weird Way

Berlin is perhaps the edgiest, coolest city in Europe, and that’s partly because it allows bizarre ideas to flourish where other cities would just laugh and dismiss them. It’s an unjudgemental city where every subculture is given space to be …

Nou Camp

Where you should be Spending Father’s Day this Year

Where are you planning on spending Father’s Day this year? Perhaps you have booked a table at the local curry house, or maybe you will just sit at home with the old man or your children in front of the …

England vs Italy

England vs Italy: The Ultimate Travel Face-off

On the 14th June 2014, England will square up against Italy in the Amazonian city of Manaus. Conditions will be unbearably hot and uncomfortable in the stadium as well as back home as we all gather around the TV down …

Escape the football in Brazil this summer

5 Places to Escape the Football this Summer

Apparently, not everybody loves football. Whilst this is certainly news to me, there is a significant portion of the population who will utter a collective groan when they see TV schedules, national newspapers and news bulletins filled with goings on …