Horrific insect bites to avoid when travelling

Swollen, itchy skin? Painful red marks? Nausea? Dizziness? Increased heart rate? A bite or sting by a creepy-crawly is a sure-fire way to spoil your fun. When you’re jet-setting across exotic countries in Africa, Asia and South America, you’re often at a higher risk of disease, infection and allergic reaction. This is because you’re spending [...]

Ice Hotels

While many people may dream of relaxing vacations in the sun, trying something a little different can be refreshing, novel and unique. These amazing, ephemeral ice hotels make the idea of being “snowed in” a delightfully alluring and luxurious prospect. Mood lighting, delicate ice sculptures, snow-carvings and drinks served in ice goblets are all part [...]

Ultimate BMX crashes

I'm not someone that really has a love of extreme sports; my adventures stretch only to skiing and that's usually painful and embarrassing enough! Watching other people fall is a bit of a guilty pleasure, you shouldn't laugh but you can't actually help it. So here is a compilation of the best or worst BMX falls, now some of these look ever so spine shatteringly [...]