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The top 5 reasons to visit Barbados

By Kerrie Potts on Jul 12, 2018 in Attractions, Barbados, Caribbean, Events, Food and Drink, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Regions, Restaurants, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany Not that it takes much convincing to visit such a fantastic island, after all the totally awesome sun, sea and sand are going to win most people over, but if…

Luxury travel treats: Summer essentials

Have you been enjoying the sunshine lately, or are you heading for sunnier climes? With Summer in full flow in many parts of the world right now, we’ve decided a round-up of luxury travel treats that has a focus on ‘Summer essentials’ would be rather fitting. With these ideas, you can have fun, stay cool…

NEW GUIDEBOOKS, UPDATES, AND A BIG OLE SALE!

I started this website with a dream: to write guidebooks for companies like Lonely Planet. It never came true though. Why? Because an even better reality took its place. Now, I write my own guidebooks! Slowly but surely we’ve been expanding the books we’ve offered and turned our little guide into solid books that help…

The 12 Best Walking Tour Companies in London

Updated: 7/10/18 | July 10th, 2018 As you may know, I’ve been basing my travels lately around a theme in order to make them a little more than just a checklist of the top attractions. Having spent some extended time in London recently, I decided to focus my trip around a thing I love to…

My 17 Favorite Hostels in the World

Updated: 07/09/18 | July 9th, 2018 I often write about my favorite hostels in regions around the world. Today, I want to combine it all into one place and talk about the best hostels in the world. At least, what I think are the best hostels. These hostels embody the traits I love: friendly staff,…

5 unusual adventures to go on in Umbria

Umbria makes a fantastic choice for those wanting to explore a beautiful part of Italy but in an area which is somewhat quieter than the more popular regions such as Tuscany or Sicily. But away from the hilltop medieval towns, rolling vistas and vineyard, we take a look at some of the more unusual adventures…

Russian dining at Moscow’s Matryoshka / Матрешка restaurant

In the shadow of Moscow’s landmark Radisson Royal Hotel, and right in the heart of historic and business district of the city, lies the two-storey Matryoshka restaurant by Maison Dellos. It opened its doors in February 2017 under the supervision of Vlad Piskunov – an author of various cookbooks and presenter of a number of…

5 South American beaches you’ll absolutely love

By Alfonso Tandazo on Jun 15, 2018 in Attractions, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Peru, Regions, South America, Speciality Travel, Uruguay Bathed by the waters of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, and by the Caribbean Sea, South America can boast — arguably — the most beautiful beaches in the world. From remote fishing villages…

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