Most people who arrive at Girona airport seem to head straight in the opposite direction for its bigger and better known sister Barcelona, but they’re missing out on a gem of a city that’s perfect for a short break. Clearly the Costa Brava Tourism board, who were sponsoring the TBEX conference that I attended, had the [...]
Go to Paris, you have to see the Eiffel Tower – go to India, you have to see the Taj Mahal – go to San Francisco, you have to see the Golden Gate Bridge – go to Egypt, you have to see the Pyramids. Australia is such a vast country that being able to see [...]
We have all heard the famous quote/cliché “it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey” which has been twisted and reworded in a thousand ways – and many of us would agree. Here are some trips where the transport and the journey really is the destination… Vintage Luxury On A Train There is something [...]
It was the end of the summer as we drove down to Devon, stopping at Okehampton station for lunch in the station buffet that could have been a film set for that post-war classic, Brief Encounter. The station has been restored to its full 1950s glory, with old fashioned locomotives to take you on a day [...]
After a long day of Port wine tasting, we finally checked into Hotel Infante Sagres, which couldn’t have given us a better ending to our day. We didn’t have to worry about the usual map confusion and spending half an hour looking for the hotel, because it was just there, right in the middle of [...]
One thing we noticed while traveling through Belgium with VisitFlanders was that no matter where we went, the people absolutely loved their own cities. It was actually very charming to see how excited they were about their home and how much they enjoyed living here – they all thought that “their” city was the best [...]
Earlier this year we spent 3 weeks traveling around Sri Lanka, a country with incredible diverse nature and the most charming people. Sri Lanka is so full of surprises and experiences, there are so many things to see and do there that we didn’t feel that 3 weeks was enough. Here is a video we made [...]
As my open-air double-decker tour bus turned the corner our guide pointed out Circuito Mágico del Agua, the Magic Water Circuit in Lima’s Parque de la Reserva. Named the largest fountain complex in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records, the water park features 13 fountains, including one that shoots more than 260 [...]
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We had never seen so many churches in such a small place, you couldn’t walk 50 meters on the street without seeing a church. But despite having well over 65 [...]
Thanks to the nomination from fine fellow travel bloggers Aussie On The Road & Man on the Lam I’ve decided to participate in the A-Z of travel. A: Age you made your first international trip I ended up travelling to the States (technically an international border) at really young age but my first ‘real’ trip [...]
If you ever visit Riga, don’t miss out on trying this so called “bread drink” made from fermented black bread called Kvass! When it comes to food, Riga topped all [...]
Can’t view the above video about the Amazon rainforest in Cuyabeno National Park, Ecuador? Click here.
It’s 6AM and I’m up and at it. My bag is packed and I’m ready to head out on a short hike to top of Cerro Negro only to sled back down, followed by a 2-day trekking adventure to the top of Volcano El Hoyo. When I arrive at the Quetzaltrekkers office, I’m greeted by [...]
Founded in the 12th century, Tallinn with its ancient city walls, high church spires and red roof tops it was an irresistible sight. Walking around on the cobble stoned streets and alleyways [...]
This is a special video I’ve made as part 3 of 3 of an entry to Indiais.org video competition. This particular video is for the ‘India Is Creative’ entry. The music in this video is by Sagnik Basu & Krishnaroop Chakravarthi – Lost Sagnik creative commons.