Archive | May, 2011

Crazy shit that happens when you travel

When I think of some of the crazy stuff that has happened to me during my travels, some of it seems almost unbelievable! So much happens every day when you travel, that some things that might seem surreal if they happened to you at home, are all completely possible and part of the everyday experience when […]

Exploring the depths of Bulgaria

– Today’s post was written by Femke Gow. – You’d find it difficult to come across a more naturally intriguing environment than what I discovered in the depths of the Bulgarian wonders. The experience of absorbing the natural beauty could be entirely free if you chose it to be. Being a student at the time […]

How to find cheap(er) accommodation in Paris

Paris is one of the most expensive places to find hostel or hotel accommodation in Europe. For one night in a 3 star hotel, smack bang in the city centre, you can be looking to pay anything upwards of 83 EUR (70 GBP) per night. When you compare that to nearby London, where prices are […]

Tips for avoiding travellers diarrhoea

Traveller’s diarrhoea is the most frequent cause of ill health amongst travellers. Particularly for those travelling into the developing countries of continents such as Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, it’s important to be aware of the signs of travellers diarrhoea, and how to avoid it! How do you know if you’ve got […]

How to find the cheapest airport parking and hotels at Heathrow

London’s Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in Great Britain and the fourth busiest airport in the world (as of 2010). It also handles more international passengers than any other airport in the world! As a result of such high density of passengers, you will find that paying for Heathrow airport parking, and/or booking Heathrow […]

The Unseen Beauties of Hawaii

Today’s post was written by Femke Gow. Hawaii – first things that come to mind for me are honeymoons and weddings in fancy resorts being held under a cobalt sky. Despite the romantic scenery however, there is so much more to my destination, Hawaii, than legend would have me believe. Before I even considered going […]

Photo of the Week – Scott Monument, Edinburgh