Category: Leisure Travel

Delicious drives in the UK: The Lake District to Lancaster, via Ullswater

Delicious drives in the UK: The Lake District to Lancaster, via Ullswater

On the third and final day of my?road trip around Cumbria, it was time to return my rental?car to Hertz, but not before I’d done a little more exploring first. Having driven over Wrynose Pass the previous day, my plan?was to take the vehicle over another of the Lake District’s famous routes – the Kirkstone […]

Top 5 Summertime ski resorts in Chile

Top 5 Summertime ski resorts in Chile

With 2017 already on line to break the world temperature record, the idea of Summertime skiing might seem a bit far-fetched. Nonetheless, escaping the Northern Hemisphere heat is precisely what can be accomplished at one of several ski resorts in the South American nation of Chile. In fact, from mid-June to early October, Chile is […]

Delicious drives in the UK: Cartmel Peninsula to the Lake District, via Furness

Delicious drives in the UK: Cartmel Peninsula to the Lake District, via Furness

On the second day of my ‘delicious drive’ with Hertz, I drove further along the A590 to the market town of Ulverston – the birthplace of Stan Laurel of Laurel & Hardy fame and home to a Laurel & Hardy Museum – before before bearing left and following the coast road in the direction of […]

Top 7 destinations to see wildlife in its natural habitat

Top 7 destinations to see wildlife in its natural habitat

As wildlife is now becoming more endangered than ever there are many different nature preserves that are doing everything they can to protect the wildlife. All of the hotels below are not only luxury places to stay and see wildlife in their natural habitats, but they are also assisting in the conservation of National Parks […]

Delicious drives in the UK: Lancaster to the Cartmel Peninsula, via Kendal

Delicious drives in the UK: Lancaster to the Cartmel Peninsula, via Kendal

Cumbria isn’t one of the easiest counties to get around if you don’t have your own transport. Not only is it the third largest county in England, but it is also the second most sparsely populated, meaning that most things tend to be a drive away. The county is far easier than many people realise […]

6 great reasons to go skiing in Japan

6 great reasons to go skiing in Japan

With a landscape that is 70% mountainous, it?s unsurprising that Japan?s terrain has some of the best skiing conditions in the world ? just look at snow-topped spectacle Mount Fuji. Unique weather conditions teamed with a unique culture make Japan a destination well worth packing your skis for. 1. Powder snow If snowball fights are […]

5 of the world's most breathtaking hot air balloon flights

5 of the world’s most breathtaking hot air balloon flights

Driving or hiking through incredible scenery is something most of us love to do on holiday. But imagine, instead, serenely floating above spectacular landscapes for a true birds-eye view of the beauty of nature.? Taking a hot air balloon flight over some of the most memorable locations on earth is something you are likely to […]

Elegant evenings in Vienna: Fete Imperiale

5 of the most elegant evenings in Vienna

If you can’t spruce yourself up in Vienna, where else could you? While Austria’s capital boasts tons of?old-world-glamour, the idea of true elegance often stops at the individual. Consequently, a few less savvy?visitors stick out in elegant evening wear among a crowd of casual locals attending a concert or opera. Here are five occasions your […]

The 6 most relaxing spa retreats in the Alps

The 6 most relaxing spa retreats in the Alps

In today?s fast and ever-changing world, finding some time to relax is key. If you are looking to recharge your batteries and regain inner peace, the next step is figuring out the best place to go. For myself, I can?t imagine something more relaxing than enjoying the features of a high-class spa. In this article, […]

Honeymoon

5 ways to make a luxury honeymoon truly unforgettable

The months of meticulous planning are over, the visits to the wedding fairs, the dress and suit shopping, the endless phone calls to your wedding planner and all the stress that goes with it are now behind you. For many newlywed couples, the honeymoon is their first chance in a long time to really unwind, […]

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10 great reasons to visit Croatia

Croatia is one of the last unspoiled gems of the Northern Mediterranean. With breathtaking coastal vistas, hidden islands and incredible food and wine, it strikes the perfect balance between relaxation, culture and activity. If you?ve yet to visit Croatia, read on for inspiration on why to go! 1. History and culture Although Croatia is one […]

My Namibian top 5

My Namibian top 5

I?m really lucky to have visited Namibia many times over while guiding for an overland company. Although I eventually settled down in East Africa, Namibia is where I fell in love with the continent and is still one of my favourite countries in the world. So when I had the opportunity to go there on […]

Top 6 activities to enjoy in Mauritius

Top 6 activities to enjoy in Mauritius

So, you are off to the beautiful Island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean to indulge in some luxury and pampering, but it doesn?t just have to be about lying on the beach and soaking up the rays.?Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior includes […]

5 of the best adrenaline-infused activities in New Zealand

5 of the best adrenaline-infused activities in New Zealand

New Zealand is a place of vast landscapes, from volcanic mountains, glaciers, rainforests, emerald lakes to pristine beaches. Given the great diversity, it?s the perfect place to get adventurous. Numerous insane excursions can be found on the islands, and the laid back, friendly mentality of the area balances it all out for the perfect vacation. […]

5 unforgettable silver wedding anniversary holidays

5 unforgettable silver wedding anniversary holidays

Twenty-five?years?is an incredible milestone that should be acknowledged in every marriage. You?ve put a lot of time, patience and love into your marriage, so it?s about time you both treated yourselves to a well-earned celebration holiday! This is your opportunity to reminisce about the wonderful moments in your relationship, appreciate everything you have both been […]

5 ways to experience luxury in Berlin

5 ways to experience luxury in Berlin

Berlin, the capital city of Germany and a city that was so marked by numerous unfortunate events during its history, managed to rise and impress the world through its power and desire to be the best. It managed to exceed all the hardships that tried to destroy it in the past and is now today […]

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