Great Train Journeys

In the scramble to get everywhere at top speed – usually by plane – the humble train often gets forgotten. The simple joy of taking several days to get to where you want to go, the leisure of watching the world go by at a smooth pace, and the luxury of not being crammed into [...]

Top 5 Hen party destinations

Trying to find a good hen party destination is harder than you may initially think. Finding a location that is affordable and appealing to everyone will be a nightmare – women want something different from men. Culture, things to do, sunbathing, shopping and of course nightlife are all needed for the perfect hen party so [...]

5 great gap year destinations

Whether you plan to spend your time lazing around on the beaches of the world or having some active adventures, a gap year is a great time to set off into the wide blue yonder and explore. Gap years now offer the opportunity to learn new languages, pick up new skills, harness your survival instincts, [...]

Top 5 Places For Volcano Lovers

Having been to a few volcanoes myself, I understand the passion some fanatics have about them. The sheer size of the volcanoes is awe inspiring and the potential rumblings under foot is truly memorizing. So here is my list of top 5 volcanoes to visit around the world: […]

Adrenaline Rushes – Rollercoaster Holidays

Adrenaline junkies are all about the rush – that feeling of being totally out of control and in a moment of complete fear and panic, followed by the hairs on your arms and neck standing on end and your heart beating so fast you feel like it will pump straight out of your body. For [...]

Euro 2012 Travel Guide – Part 2

Part 2 – Ukraine We previously looked at the feasibility of travelling to Poland for EURO 2012 this summer so it’s now time to take a look at Ukraine and the host cities that will house thousands of fans from across Europe. Ukraine is a country in Central and Eastern Europe which borders Russia to [...]

Euro 2012 Travel Guide – Part 1

Part 1 – Poland It’s been a wait of 8 long years for England fans but the European championships finally comes round again in 2012 and is hosted jointly by both Ukraine & Poland. If you are one of the lucky few to have grabbed a ticket – or perhaps you’ll just be heading out [...]

Journey to the Bottom of the Ocean

Just like Captain Nemo you too may dream of travelling to 50,000 leagues under the sea. For any adventure traveller, it would be high on the list of places to explore, far away from any tourist spot in the world. The Jules Verne character once philosophised, “On the surface there is hunger and fear. Men [...]

Space Tourism – Book your flights now!

Tenerife, Sharm el Sheikh, The Moon, Kavos, Benidorm, Mars… yes one day all these ‘holiday destinations' could be a reality! Soon, space travel will be a viable option for everyone and Virgin Galactic is offering anyone with a sizeable sum of money the chance to book their tickets now. Southern New Mexico’s Jordana Del Muerto [...]

Extreme Places on Earth – Most Dangerous Locations

If you really like a challenge and you’ve always been attracted to extremes, these places might just be the thing for you. But keep in mind, the ‘dangers’ are lurking just around the corner! These are really seriously risky places, so be warned! The Pole of Cold – Verkhoyansk, Russia Cold is not the correct [...]