Archive | April, 2011

Travel Disasters – Would you be ready if you were caught up in one?

Today’s post was written by Michael Wade. With natural disasters, political unrest and airline companies going out of business, travellers are more concerned than ever about things going wrong whilst they are away from home. Whilst sometimes there isn’t much you can do to safeguard yourself against some of these circumstances, there are some precautions […]

Recipes from around the world – Feijoada (Brazillian Black Bean Stew)

These last few weeks I’ve been delving into other cultures, as I cook and try out their local cuisine while I am back home in my native land of Scotland. It’s been a great way to experience a little bit of foreign culture from around the world during the times when I am not travelling. […]

Feeling Thrifty? Try Moscow… No Really!

Today’s post was written by Amy Baker. Bio: Amy lives in London and works as a freelance writer & editor for a variety of magazines and online media. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Recipes from around the world – Stuffed Mediterranean Peppers

Today in my home country of Scotland we are enjoying a sunny start to our bank holiday weekend. Carrying on with my experimentation of cooking cuisine from around the world, I decided to try something that was suitable for a sunny day, that was simple and easy to cook. Stuffed Mediterranean Peppers seems a good […]

3 tips for making your travel money last longer

Making your travel money last longer is important for any traveller, regardless of whether you are on a shoe-string budget, or travelling in luxury. Nobody wants to pay money where they don’t have to. The following are 3 easy tips that you can implement today, which will save you money on the road. Look for […]

Photo of the Week – View from the Fort William Backpackers

View from the living room window at the Fort William Backpackers.

Ontario: The Outdoors

Today’s post was written by Rob Melau. Bio: Rob decided to study Tourism Management to combine his professional career with his passion for travel. He has lived in England, France, and is already on the lookout for his next adventure somewhere in Asia or South America. – – – – – – – – – […]

And the winner is…

Last week I held a competition on All contestants needed to do was simply retweet the link plus title to the competition on twitter to be in with chance of winning a copy of Matt Kepnes, a.k.a. Nomadic Matt, ebook “How to teach English overseas“. Out of all the people who entered, there could be only one winner. Picking […]

Recipes from around the world – Spain – Paella

One thing I love about travel is being able to try local cuisine wherever I go. Admittedly, I’m not the best cook, but I do love to eat out in all the countries that I visit. Having been home for around a month however, I have been missing being able to try out a variety […]

Couple travelling in Venice

Today’s post was written by the self titled Miss Moci. Whether you believe in happily ever after or not there is no denying that Venice has the reputation to be one of the most romantic cities in the world. Whether you are staying in a Venice hostel, hotel, or Venice apartments, there is something extremely […]