Archive | February, 2012

Top 15 Festivals Around The World

Looking for trip ideas? How about scheduling your travels around these festivals? Festival In The Desert – Essakane – Mali You’ve just missed it this year (2012) if you didn’t go, but the Festival in the Desert is probably one of the most unique festivals to add to your calendar for next year. It will […]

Announcing The Edinburgh Travel Tweet Up!

One thing I love about being a blogger is that I get to meet up with other travel bloggers and industry professionals regularly from all around the world. Networking is such a key element of building a successful business and career, but aside from that it’s just always a pleasure to meet other like minded people […]

Vlog – A Guide To Scottish Swear Words

I’ve noticed a growing trend in Scotland of tourists coming to this country, hearing some of these words, and wondering what they mean. I can’t begin to count the amount of times foreign friends of mine who live over here have asked me what a dobber means!  So… to help all the new visitors to Scotland get […]

What makes a good hostel dorm room?

After writing recently about what makes a good hostel common room, I was asked by a reader in the comments section to continue on my theme of “what makes a good hostel…” I thought it was a great idea! A quality hostel certainly does not stop at having a social & atmospheric common room! A hostel needs to cover all bases in order to […]

Things I’ve taken from each place I visit…

Every place you visit you take something from it. It could be a cherished memory, a lesson learned, or just a simple memento that you keep stuck to your bedroom wall. It can be something physical, or something more metaphoric. It may even be that guy you married 8 years on, or the girl you […]

5 Places Your GBP Will Stretch Further

This post was brought to you (and written by) Looking at exchange rates before deciding where you want to go on your travels can be vitaly important. Choosing a country where the exchange rate works out good for your home currency, in the case of this article – the pound, it can make a world […]

Top 10 Places To Relax In Vancouver

This post was brought to you (and written by) 1. Try the Radha Yoga and Eatery in the middle of Chinatown.  There you can dine on health raw and vegan food. There’s nothing like a stretch before your meal in the adjoining yoga studio. 2. The Jericho Sailing Centre, situated next to Kitsilano, is on one […]

Vblog – How get free accommodation on a RTW trip!

Play the video to find tips on how to get free accommodation on a round the world (RTW) trip!