Archive by Author

Muppets, Moomins and Mickey – The Cartoon World’s Top Tourist Ambassadors

With the news that New York City has turned to none other than the Muppets as its official tourism ambassadors, we thought it was time to take a look at other popular puppets and cartoon character associated with holiday destinations.

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Racing Red in Abu Dhabi – A Look at Ferrari World

It is the largest indoor amusement park in the world, covering an impressive 2,152,782 square feet, and has been held up as a symbol that Abu Dhabi is well and truly open for the tourist trade.

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Around the World in 25 Tattoos

Although tattoos have significantly gained popularity in recent years, the idea is certainly not a new one!

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Barcelona Fiestas: The City that Never Siestas!

Young travellers looking for a party holiday with a difference should consider Spain’s cultural capital Barcelona this year, according to travel writer and Telegraph columnist Anna Nicholas.

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Bizarre Belgian Cat Throwing Festival [Photos]

The small town of Leper in Ypres, Belgium hosts a trienniel festival called Kattenstoet, which commemorates a bizarre tradition from the Middle Ages of hurling cats from the belfry tower to their deaths in the town square below.

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Cookie Catwalk: Biscuit World Series Winners [SFW]

Whether they are cookies or biscuits to you (we’ll stick to biscuits here), these little baked treats inspire real passion and deep national pride. From the US staple Oreo to the UK’s beloved Hobnob, this list is a world series in the literal (non-American) sense, in that it actually spans the world. Which one takes [...]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Air NZ and Rhys Darby Win Over Kiwi Sceptics

Air New Zealand is doing pretty well on the social media circuit right now with these latest videos – part of their biggest promo campaign in ten years! We absolutely love them!

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Sensory Overload: 5 Senses Ultimate Travel Experiences

Travelling is such an enjoyable activity because each trip combines such a wide variety of experiences into one.

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Brits Follow in Fogle’s Footsteps and Swim with Crocs

Following in the footsteps of intrepid adventurer Ben Fogle, Brits heading off on holidays to Australia have been encouraged to go swimming with crocodiles.

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Sunshine Holidays are Good for Your Health

We all know holidays are good for us, but sometimes it’s good to hear that the experts give us some scientific reasons why! As well as giving us chance to unwind and spend some quality time with loved ones, holidays in the sun provide us with a boost in levels of vitamin D, which gives [...]

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Abta: Greece Still a Great Holiday Option

The Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) has reassured travellers considering Greece as a holiday option that the country is still a great place to visit, despite the recent protests around Athens and the ongoing financial problems there. Sean Tipton, an Abta spokesman, pointed out that the unrest in Greece has been limited to the [...]

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Menorca: An Unspoiled Paradise

Guest post this week from some friends of ours living in Menorca! They give us ten reasons why visitors just keep coming back.

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Heathrow Passengers Share 1200 Kisses a Day

Heathrow airport has taken advantage of the romantic mood surrounding Valentine’s Day by reporting that passengers at its terminals share more than 1200 kisses day – that’s one every 49 seconds!

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Twitter Travel Hero Paul Steele: 150K (Real!) Tweets Later

Any of you acquainted with Twitter in any way will probably have heard of the ‘Bald Hiker’ Paul Steele…

Comments Off Continue Reading →

Go Wet and Wild in Thailand for Songkran

Travelers and adventurers headed to Thailand during 10-15 April will have the unique of the Buddhist New Year festival of Songkran Festival to look forward to.

Comments Off Continue Reading →

GREAT Britain Campaign Targets International Visitors

The UK is about to launch its biggest international promotional campaign ever next week, with the unveiling of a New York subway train decked out in the colours of the Union Jack.

Comments Off Continue Reading →