Archive | June, 2013

San Francisco’s Best Budget Attractions

Today’s article was written by Hari Apostolides. Photo Credit; Samuel Wantman San Francisco is an unforgettable place to explore. Famous for sites like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz, the city is known for its friendliness and culture. But, as we all know, travelling across the pond is usually far from cheap, which makes visiting […]

How to get through the boredom of a flight

Flights are boring. There’s no way of getting around it. The destinations we visit may be exciting but often the mode of getting there is not. So how do we counter this boredom? Moonwalk down the isle Deep vein thrombosis is something we all want to avoid, and what better way to do so than […]

Top 5 Things to do in Tenerife

Tenerife is an island that sometimes gets a reputation as being simply a package holiday destination. You could be forgiven for thinking that the island is simply about getting drunk on the cheap and coming home with a tan, but the truth is that there is a lot more to the island if you simply […]

I’m Now Also Blogging in Spanish!

Photo credit; Edgar Rubio With the departure date of my trip to South America looming, and my Spanish skills not improving at as fast as I’d like, I knew something needed to be done. I needed to go that extra mile! In order to quicken the pace in which I’m learning I’ve decided to start writing in […]

5 Free London Museums

Photo credit; Anthony O’Neil With over 15.3 million international visitors every year, London is clearly a popular city around the globe! However, with lots of tourists also comes big tourist prices! There is no getting around the fact that London is a very expensive city. It’s the most expensive city in Britain! So I thought it would […]

The Most Stupid Things I’ve Done While Travelling

Those of you who know me well will know that I have done many-a-stupid-thing in my life so far. In fact, I’m lucky if I can go a whole day without doing something completely ridiculous! Being a hapless idiot is just one of my personality traits unfortunately, but on the positive side it does lead to […]

First Impressions of Poitiers, France

As the last stop on my tour with the Poitou-Charentes tourism board I stayed in the French city of Poitiers. Having had such a great time in La Rochelle I must admit I was wondering whether Poitiers could compete as the other main city hub of the region… Hotel Central Poitiers I was lucky to stay in […]

5 Things to do for Free in Zagreb

Photo credit; kriskaer When you’re travelling it’s always nice to save money! One of the ways I do this on the road is by taking advantage of any free activities there may be on offer. In this case I’m going to be focusing on Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city. Although Zagreb is not an expensive city […]

5 Things to do for Free in Budapest

Photo credit; Elfilosofo via Flikr Budapest is one of the most affordable capital cities in Europe. However, as its popularity grows so do the local prices every little bit year after year. For that reason I thought it would be useful to share with you 5 things you can do for free in the city. That […]

First Impressions of Ile d’Oléron, France

One of the great perks of my career in travel blogging is that I get to visit new places frequently. Recently I was invited by the regional tourism board Poitou-Charentes in France to come out and experience their region for 5 days. In all honesty it’s not a region I was particularly familiar with prior to […]