Jaillen Yehia

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Skiing In Cortina Vs Skiing In Canada

Written by Jaillan Yehia

This guest post is a real first – I’ve let my Canadian fiancé get a word in for once – to share his experience of skiing in Cortina. He explains what skiing and snowboarding in the Dolomites feels like from the perspective of a native Canadian more used to taking to the rather different slopes of […]

The Real Life Brexiter: Swapping the malaise for Malaysia

Written by Jaillan Yehia

Brexit has caused more Brits than ever to start turning dreams of living overseas into a reality. So I decided to start a series asking real life Brexiters – those who’ve already left the UK for pastures greener – what life is really like after Blighty. First in the series was Brexiter Katja – a Somerset […]

The Real Life Brexiter: Swapping Somerset For Mexico City

Written by Jaillan Yehia

However you may feel about the Brexit vote, the EU referendum has had one undisputed result – to inspire more Brits than ever before to consider moving overseas. Internet searches on relocating to anywhere from Scotland and Ireland to Australia and Canada have skyrocketed post-brexit, and the changing face of Europe has caused a lot of Brits to […]

A Short and Sweet Trip To Iceland

Written by Jaillan Yehia

One of my best friends in the world, has just returned from the trip of a lifetime to Iceland. I was lucky enough to hear all her tips and see her amazing Icelandic photos first-hand, so I decided to ask her to share her top 10 highlights from an epic two-week Icelandic roadtrip right here, […]

How To Pack a Suitcase: 3 Easy Steps To Perfect Packing

Written by Jaillan Yehia

Do you love holidays but hate packing? Guest blogger and super-stylist Ruth Keel shows you how to pack a suitcase like a pro and look super-stylish on holiday.

Top 10 Tips For Women Travelling To A Danger Zone

Written by Jaillan Yehia

NGO worker and writer Louise Hogan has interned in Uganda and holidayed in Rwanda in the last 12 months and works in London the rest of the time on mass atrocity prevention and response issues particularly around women in conflict. Here she shares her top 10 tips for surviving a spell in a war zone, […]

Top 10 Japanese Restaurants in London

Written by Jaillan Yehia

London has more global cuisine than anyone could hope to eat in a lifetime including a bewildering array of around 450 Japanese restaurants, but how can you find the most authentic Japanese restaurants in the capital if you don’t know your sushi from your sashimi? In this guest post Japanophile and Japan Journeys expert James […]

Top 10 Travel Tips: 10 Lessons I Learnt From Moving Overseas

Written by Jaillan Yehia

Miranda Glasser decided to leave her London life behind and embark on a year-long stint as a teacher in Vietnam – after entering her second year as a resident of Siem Reap, Cambodia where she’s about to become a correspondent for the Phnom Penh Post. Here she shares the 10 most important lessons she learnt […]

10 Ways To Learn From Your Travels

Written by Jaillan Yehia

Having circumnavigated the globe as a teacher on the Peace Boat, as well as living in Japan for 3 years, Richard Brownsdon is now Chief Adventurer and Creator of Inspiring Adventures, a company specialising in one-off educational worldwide trips. He’s currently co-ordinating a unique 8-day tour around Brazil introducing travellers to the real people who are changing […]

How To Eat, Sleep & Drink Your Way To A Better Bikini Body

Written by Jaillan Yehia

Looks like summer is heading our way at last – and you know what that means: time to get your summer wardrobe out – and with it your wobbly bits!  In this guest post by master personal trainer and fitness lecturer Alin Andronic, you’ll learn 9 ‘no-pain’ tips to help you achieve a better bikini body in time […]

The Truth About Travelling To Post-Tsunami Japan

Written by Jaillan Yehia

One year on from the Japanese earthquake and ensuing tsunami and nuclear disaster, what are the issues surrounding travelling to post-tsunami Japan? In this guest post Japanese-born and London-based lecturer Kaori Homma gives her views.

Women of the World: The Artist & Tsunami Fundraiser

Written by Jaillan Yehia

After hearing about the suffering of students in her native Japan following last year’s disaster, Kaori Homma decided she had to do something to help. She gathered together fellow artists from the University of Arts London where she is a lecturer, and started putting together an art auction with a difference – here she explains […]

14 Shortcuts To Better Travel Photography

Written by Jaillan Yehia

In this guest post by award-winning travel and documentary photographer Katrina James, you’ll learn  14 simple techniques to bring your travel images to life.

How To Negotiate Cape Town’s Nightlife By The Producer Of Kidnap & Ransom

Written by Jaillan Yehia

Just back from three months in Cape Town where she filmed the current high-octane ITV thriller Kidnap and Ransom, Executive Producer Rachel Gesua picks her favourite places to take on the legendary Cape Town nightlife, and shows how to become a bona fide child of the Mother City. At one point during the on-location filming of […]