The world fascinates me; the size of it, the differences from one continent to another, different cultures, different languages, different foods … you name it, I love it. Whilst some countries are renowned for the simple life, living a different way to the rest of the world, others are all about size and glamour. The 2012 top 5 richest countries ...Read More »
Category Archives: Travel
The wedding is over, the confetti has settled, the presents have been opened, several returned and s...
Travel, on the whole, is a lot safer now than it ever has been. Whilst thankfully rare, when transpo...
Airports are wonderful things, aren’t they? They give us duty-free shopping, which in my opinion is ...
Despite flying being referred to as the safest way to travel long distance, unfortunately flying als...
In a world full of luxury hotels, with unique vistas, fascinating surroundings, and interesting hist...
What do you look for in a city? Healthcare provisions, education, standard of living, facilities for a fulfilling social life, close proximity to an airport, infrastructure … these are all important considerations when relocating. How do we sort out the best from the worst? Well here are the top five, according to Mercer’s Quality of Living Report 2012. 1. ...Read More »
We’re so focused on the places we want to visit, the cities we want to explore, and even where we want to retire to when we’re old and grey, that we never pause to think about the places we never want to go, and the places we never want to see ourselves living in. Unfortunately, there are such places – ...Read More »
An age old question – “can you really travel around the world with a minimal amount of money”? When I say minimal, I’m not talking £100, but not everyone has thousands and thousands at their disposal, ready to fund their dream of seeing the world’s best sights. Of course, it depends on what you want to see. I think it’s ...Read More »
Everyone has their own opinion on what makes a beach fantastic. Some people like sand, some like shingle; some people like clear, azure waters, some like rock-pools to explore. Whatever your preference, it all comes down to one thing – natural beauty. A top five list of the most amazing beaches will always be based on someone’s personal view, and ...Read More »
The wedding is over, the confetti has settled, the presents have been opened, several returned and swapped for something better, and it’s time to jet off for two weeks of rest and romantic relaxation. Paris? A Caribbean cruise? Pah! Predictable! I say, choose something a little different, something you’ll always remember as the first holiday you took as a married ...Read More »