Posts Tagged ‘travel tips’
10 Ways To Learn From Solo Travel
Solo travel is a totally different experience to your average holiday, weekend away with a partner or week’s vacation in the sun with a group of friends. When you’re on the road alone you have the most incredible sense of freedom and endless possibilities – it’s probably the one time in your life when you […]
How To Pack a Suitcase: 3 Easy Steps To Perfect Packing
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.
How To Be A Free Range Human – Meet Marianne Cantwell
‘I never imagined I could travel the world as a lifestyle – I just thought I wanted longer holidays.’ This is the first thing career change guru Marianne Cantwell says to me as I interview her at a leafy London café. From here we cover life, travel, work, relationships and the perfect pair of portable […]
10 Things To Do In Taipei In A Day
The Taiwanese capital is chaotic and cute in equal measure. Here’s some inspiration for ten things to do in Taipei in a day – and on a shoestring budget.
A Weekend in Genoa, The City of Hopes and Jeans
‘There are over 100 Ferraris parked in the underground garages of the city’ reveals Stefania, my host at the Melia Hotel in the heart of the Northern Italian city of Genoa. ‘But,’ she leans in conspiratorially to explain ‘you never see them driving through the streets. That’s because the Genoese people aren’t ostentatious, they are […]
The Truth About Travelling To Post-Tsunami Japan
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.
3 Great Places to Get a Soya Latte in Cape Town
First I should point out that you don’t have to have soya milk – but each of these three places does great coffee and superior snacks and has a lovely ethos – plus happily for me and other soya fans, they can all offer you a non-dairy latte without blinking an eye. Here are my […]
6 South African Sayings That I Just Can’t Seem to Shake!
There seems to be some South African terminology that has taken on a life of its own, these phrases seem to have spread overseas to folks who’ve never even set foot in South Africa. For me personally, ever since my holiday to South Africa, there are 6 words which stayed with me, and will always […]
24 Hours in Hong Kong
Recently I was asked if it was possible to see Hong Kong in a single day. The answer is yes – and here’s what I managed to cram into my 24 hours in Hong Kong. I had exactly 24 hours in Hong Kong due to an unexpected stopover when British Airways messed up my return flight from […]
Why We All Need Bad Holidays
I love it when a plan comes together as a well-known member of the A-Team might say. If the makers of the film Chalet Girl planned to inspire me to think about the correlation between bad films and bad holidays, then their plan really has come together perfectly…
How to Shop For Designer Bargains in Milan
Can you shop ‘til you drop in the Italian fashion capital, and still come home feeling virtuous? It turns out you can thanks to the city’s amazing outlet shopping. So here’s how to shop for amazing designer bargains in Milan on a high street budget… Think of Milan and let’s face it, high fashion is what […]