11 Ways To Get More Pleasure Out Of Your Travels

11 Ways To Get More Pleasure Out Of Your Travels

If you’re reading this website, chances are you already agree that travel is a pleasurable experience. It’s something you look forward to and enjoy and probably want to do more of. But since few people can travel all the time, getting the most pleasure possible out of the time we... read more
Should I Go On The Cruise Line’s Shore Excursions?

Should I Go On The Cruise Line’s Shore Excursions?

When cruising, your ship will stop at several destinations along the way. While you’re docked, you can choose to go on a ship-sponsored tour of the city, explore on your own, or stay on the ship during these “port days”. Which option is best for you is something to consider... read more
Hotel Germ Hotspots And The 7 Things You Should Sanitize

Hotel Germ Hotspots And The 7 Things You Should Sanitize

When you stay at a hotel – particularly a high end one – the expectation is that it’ll be clean. But no matter how fancy the establishment or how high the price tag, study after study shows that many hotel rooms are seething with germs. While hotel rooms do get... read more
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A quiet oasis in central Athens

A quiet oasis in central Athens

The Greek capital of Athens is an incredible city, but if it has one flaw, it’s that it gets hot. Incredibly hot. Peak season for visiting Athens is during the summer when the mercury can easily rise to 40°C (104°F). Combine that with the crowds as well as the unsheltered nature of the historic attractions,... read more
18 Tips For Visiting A City During A Major Festival Or Event

18 Tips For Visiting A City During A Major Festival Or Event

Whether it’s the Olympics, another major sporting competition, a parade, a concert, or a festival like Carnival, traveling during a major event poses a unique set of challenges. It’s more than likely you’ll be faced with massive crowds, heightened security, as well as transport closures & diversions. Add to that the fact that you’re in... read more
Photo of the week: Uluru

Photo of the week: Uluru

{The road by Uluru, in the Northern Territory, Australia} read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 08/03/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 08/03/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Warranted or not, the French have garnered something of a reputation as being rude – particularly to foreign visitors. However, it seems the French have become increasingly rude to each other, so much so that 60 per cent of locals cite bad manners... read more
9 offbeat things to do in London

9 offbeat things to do in London

So you’ve hit up the museums and all the other usual suspects and you’re looking for something a little different to do in the British capital? Well look no further. Whether it’s food, sport, movies or art that interests you, there’s something for all tastes among my 9 unusual things to do in London. 1.... read more
Can’t decide which Mykonos beach to stay at? This is the hotel for you.

Can’t decide which Mykonos beach to stay at? This is the hotel for you.

Of all the islands in Greece, Mykonos certainly seems to attract the most young, fun loving and glamorous visitors. Sunbathing by day and partying by night are what it’s all about – although every beach on the island seems to have a different way of going about it. Picking the wrong beach to stay at... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia} read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/27/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/27/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. This has got to take the title as the world’s biggest hotel room clock: a Japanese artist has designed a fully functional hotel room around the 100-year-old railway station clock tower in Ghent, Belgium. Travelers can actually sleep in the room for 105... read more
Santorini, Greece: Is this the world's most stunning hotel or what?

Santorini, Greece: Is this the world’s most stunning hotel or what?

Some people say that the Greek island of Santorini is actually the legendary island of Atlantis – and it’s not hard to see why. The cave-style buildings clinging to the volcanic cliffs, the blue-domed churches, the cobbled stairways leading to doors that open to a view of the sea… it really is the stuff that... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{Fogo Island, Cape Verde} Fogo Island, which is located in the Atlantic Ocean, is almost entirely comprised of an active volcano. read more
The Ultimate Guide To Saving Money In London

The Ultimate Guide To Saving Money In London

London might have a reputation as a notoriously expensive city, but the good news is that you don’t have to drain your bank account to have a great time. The British capital is home to plenty of cheap and even free sights and activities – you simply have to know where to look. Read on... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/20/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/20/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. A lot of subscriptions are purchased with good intentions but often end up going unused – magazines that you never get around to reading and gyms that you never get around to visiting are two that spring to mind. But what if your... read more