Travel Q&A With: Ky Furneaux

Travel Q&A With: Ky Furneaux

by Zoe JohnstonAdventure travel might sound appealing to many of us, but Discovery channel show 'Naked and Afraid' takes extreme adventure to a whole new level. One man and one woman who have never met before are dropped off into some of the the world's harshest environments, to survive for three weeks without any creature comforts whatsoever. There's no prize…
Where To Summer Holiday?

Where To Summer Holiday?

by Yiota Tsitsikronis Winter is finally over and after spending hours hibernating indoors, trying to find ways to keep warm and entertain yourself and your family it’s time to rip off those extra layers of clothing, get your blood flowing and plan that overdue vacation. Summer is upon us so take advantage of the sunshine and clear skies, fulfill that…
Travel Q&A With: Ralph Velasco

Travel Q&A With: Ralph Velasco

This week we meet Ralph Velasco a travel photographer and international tour guide of 6 continents. He has written a guide on travel photography called 'ESSENCE OF A PLACE: A Travel Photographer’s Guide to Using a Shot List for Capturing Any Destination'. You can find out more here: Essence Of A Place Who or what gave you the travel photography…
How To Avoid Becoming a Victim of Crime

How To Avoid Becoming a Victim of Crime

By Zoe JohnstonMuch of the enjoyment of travelling comes from letting our hair down and having fun. Sadly, there are criminals who prey specifically on tourists, seeing them as lucrative targets. Most major cities will have some criminal element, although the size of the problem, and whether it affects tourists, will depend on where you go. There are things you…
Travel Q&A With: Amar Hussain

Travel Q&A With: Amar Hussain

Amar Hussain is a writer, author and full time digital nomad. He started a Gap Year site back in 2009 during his own Gap Year which ended up turning into a ‘Gap Life’. Amar has since travelled all 7 continents whilst doing internet marketing on the road. Who or what gave you the travel bug? I didn’t grow up doing…
Quiz Time: Crazy US Laws

Quiz Time: Crazy US Laws

by Zoe JohnstonWe all know that the United States take certain things very seriously. Some of the following US laws are seriously ridiculous, and yet they are real. See if you can spot two fakes amongst this list of ludicrous laws: 1. In Ohio, it is illegal to get a fish drunk. 2. In Maine, it is illegal to have…
Travel Q&A With: Gary Arndt

Travel Q&A With: Gary Arndt

Today we are chatting with Gary Arndt of Everything Everywhere having recently won the 2014 SATW Photographer of the Year. Gary has been travelling the world since selling his house in 2007. He has visited over 150 countries on all 7 continents including 250 UNESCO sites. He has become one of the world's leading travel photographers and we are lucky…
Quiz Time: Stars & Stripes

Quiz Time: Stars & Stripes

That's right we are bringing Quiz Time back to the website. This one is just for fun. The answer are at the bottom of the page. 1. If you wanted to see the smallest state in the U.S.A where would you go? (a) Delaware (b) New Jersey (c) Rhode Island (d) Vermont 2. Which 4 presidents are immortalised on Mount…
Virgin Atlantic Competition #‎littleredwishes‬

Virgin Atlantic Competition #‎littleredwishes‬

To mark the first anniversary of Virgin Atlantic Little Red, they are giving away free flights to people who wish for it. Go to their website and checkout what destinations Virgin Atlantic flies to then go to their Facebook page and commenting on one of their competition photos with your wish. https://www.facebook.com/virginatlantic  
Review: New Orleans – French Quarter

Review: New Orleans – French Quarter

By Farrah SchwabThe air of celebration is thick, lit up by the glow of metallic Mardi Gras beads while the skin of the crowd glistens beneath warm evening rainfall. Colourful bottles and quirky mugs in the hands of each passing tourist, the tinkle of shop bells and Cajun spices lure people into alleyways and onto ornate balconies, while throngs of…