French Polynesia Travel Guide

Discovered by the British in the mid 1700’s and later claimed by the French during the 1800’s, French Polynesia remains today under the umbrella of French administration with French one of its official languages. For all those who take the time to lift their heads from their beach towel or remove their snorkel there are […]

A Guide to Travelling in India

India is vast. It is the world’s seventh largest country by land mass and has more than one billion people living here, making it the world’s second most populous country after China. Cradled within this huge mass is a nation full of seemingly endless diversity with regard to landscapes, language, culture, food and people. India […]

10 Things to Do in Guatemala

From caving by candlelight to sitting atop Mayan pyramids to watch the sunrise, Guatemala offers its visitors all of the things which most often feature on travellers’ wish-lists along with some very special experiences which you won’t find elsewhere. It is all here – wildlife, natural splendour, sacred places, fiery volcanoes, thrilling adventure, peaceful tranquillity […]

French Polynesia – A Guide to the Islands

Coconut palms gently nodding in the warm breeze, sparklingly clear turquoise lagoons lapping onto white sand beaches as soft as talcum powder and exotic blooms filling the air with their scent. These are the images most associate with the idyllic tropical islands of French Polynesia and quite right – all of this is here in […]

Best Destinations for Vegetarians

As a planet-wandering traveller you may have been practicing how to say ‘I am vegetarian’ in several languages but it serves little use if the country you are about to explore has no real concept of the term. Travelling for anyone can throw up a few hurdles to overcome but if you happen to be […]

A Guide to Travelling in South Africa

Listening to the sounds of elephants trumpeting to each other as you camp beneath a canopy of stars, catching some rays while relaxing on exotically idyllic beaches of powdery sands with a choice of two oceans, hiking into mountains cloaked in lush greenery or testing your mettle with a spot of bungy jumping; South Africa […]

A Guide to Travelling in Malaysia

Although there are many nations in the world which appear almost more than one country, nowhere is this truer than with Malaysia. Half of the country is found on the mainland which extends down from Thailand right on through to Singapore while its other half is way across the South China Sea on the island […]

10 Things to Do in Colombia

Once-upon-a-time Colombia was better known for its drug cartels than for any of the 101 delights which today have tourists and travellers flocking here in droves. Still up-and-coming as a traveller destination – something which makes any adventure here extra rewarding – Colombia’s treasures include exotic beaches, cosmopolitan cities and a landscape full of mountains […]

A Guide to Hostel Etiquette

For many travellers staying in a hostel is the only way to go and little wonder. Although hostels come in as many different guises as the people who use them they typically offer the cheapest accommodation option, provide the opportunity of cooking your own meals to save the pennies and provide a base of the […]

10 Things to Do in Bali

One of more than 17,000 islands in the archipelago known as Indonesia, beautiful Bali is an island of extreme contrasts – party animals head here in search of after-dark action as wild as you could want but so too do those looking for spiritual retreats and immersion into surroundings suffused with peace and calm. Dubbed […]