Category: Travel Miscellany

Don't just ski... ski Whistler!

Don’t just ski… ski Whistler!

Whistler Blackcomb ticks all the right boxes. This international ski haunt is one of the largest in the world with over 8,100 acres of snow-covered slopes. 16 alpine bowls, 3 glaciers and more than 200 marked trails make it a skierís dream resort. If you couple that with Canadaís breath-taking mountain landscape, youíve got yourself […]

6 of the best restaurants in Edinburgh

6 of the best restaurants in Edinburgh

The foodie revolution took a while to make its way north from London but with Edinburgh now having more restaurants per head of population than any other city in the UK, thereís never been a better time to visit. From Michelin-starred restaurants to restaurants without a menu in the conventional sense, here are the some […]

4 Top Airport Parking Tips

4 top tips for airport parking

There are many things to think about before heading off on holiday and letís face it, your airport parking is pretty low down on the list. However neglecting it could end up costing you time, money and hassle. Read the tips below and booking your airport parking will end up hassle free and could even […]

A luxury weekend in Paris with Infiniti

A luxury weekend in Paris with Infiniti

What better way to visit the Paris Motor Show than to drive there. And to drive in the luxury of the Infiniti Q30 is about as comfortable as it gets. This is a car that offers comfort in abundance and is every bit as stylish as it†looks. (Some of you may recall that I test […]

5 great restaurants in Auvergne, central France

5 great restaurants in Auvergne, central France

Auvergne is getting a lot more attention at the moment, partly due to Lonely Planet putting the region on one of its must visit lists for 2016. There are many reasons to explore this tranquil, scenic area full of Bourbon history and dormant volcanoes, and it is becoming a popular place to stop on the […]

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The best travel hacks from 5 popular digital nomads

Traveling seems to be one of the best things in the world but causes some of the most stress and anxiety for some people. Most people tend to overload themselves with travel plans and itineraries, how much to pack, what is or isnít necessary, etc. Digital Nomads are known for traveling all over the world, […]

5 of the best eco-luxury lodges on the Florida coast

5 of the best eco-luxury lodges on the Florida coast

Luxury hotels and resorts are taking notice of the publicís demand for green practices and natural products. Not only are consumers looking to protect their health, but the environment as well. What is a gorgeous hotel on the beach without breathtaking views of pristine nature? Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater Beach The Sandpearl is certainly the showstopper […]

5 reasons why Sri Lanka should be on your holiday bucket list

5 reasons why Sri Lanka should be on your holiday bucket list

Letís be honest Ė in terms of travel destinations Sri Lanka is hot right now. And thereís a lot to love about Sri Lanka, from stunning beaches to world heritage sites and luxurious hotels. We are seeing a surge in interest from travellers for luxury holidays in Sri Lanka at the moment, equally driven by […]

6 of the best places to eat gelato in Rome

6 of the best places to eat gelato in Rome

When youíre craving gelato on a hot day in Rome, anything cold will do. But some gelato is definitely better than others – avoid any gelateria where the gelato is piled up high, in shades of neon blue and lime green, and look out for places which use fresh, seasonal ingredients. Thereís plenty of good […]

Top 5 must-try culinary experiences in Rome

Top 5 must-try culinary experiences in Rome

After much archaeological explorations and piazza perusing, food is on the top of the list for every traveler to Rome. Food tourism in the eternal city is an educational and cultural activity in its own right. It is an experience that allows you to savor the cityís age old traditions, all the while providing you […]

5 of the best pintxos bars in San Sebastian

5 of the best pintxos bars in San Sebastian

One of the highlights of our latest trip to Spain was our time in San SebastiŠn and, more specifically, our pintxos tour with IŮigo Tames (highly recommended) from San SebastiŠn Food, a culinary enterprise based in the basement of the Hotel Maria Cristina where we stayed. Pintxos – if you’re not already familiar – is […]

Failed Turkish coup reinforces the notion that airline seats are commodities

Failed Turkish coup reinforces the notion that airline seats are commodities

On a Friday in late July, the world watched tanks rather than planes rolling down the runway at Istanbulís International airport. Though the coup attempt proved was short-lived, its impact on promoting air travel to and through Turkey was catastrophic. Specifically, Turkish Airlines had spent significant time and money establishing itself as an elite global […]

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How to have secure, unrestricted internet access abroad

Having spent time in China, I can tell you that being unprepared for intermittent internet access was rather frustrating. Although China is undoubtedly among the world’s most censored countries when it comes to internet access, there are a number of others where it is complicated also. Apart from restricted internet access, online security is a […]

Head to Edinburgh and discover 6 talents you didn't know you had

Head to Edinburgh and discover 6 talents you didn’t know you had

As†Autumn draws near and the sun sets earlier each day, itís a great time to think about replacing walks in the park, or al fresco dining, with using the early evenings to discover a talent you didnít know you had. Edinburgh is home to some of the best and most unusual learning experiences. Cook like […]

How to automatically backup your phone every time you charge it

How to automatically backup your phone every time you charge it

Backing up your phone can be a bit of a chore sometimes, especially as you travel. You have to fire up your laptop, connect your phone, launch the relevant software and wait. Imagine, though, if you could back up a phone – be it Android or iPhone – without the need for a laptop at […]

Short stay: Bette Davis Suite, Hotel Maria Cristina, San Sebastian, Spain

Short stay: Bette Davis Suite, Hotel Maria Cristina, San Sebastian, Spain

The elegant Hotel Maria Cristina is a member of the Luxury Collection, has 136 rooms and was designed by Charles MewŤs – a French architect who was also behind the Ritz hotels in both Paris and Madrid. Since its opening in 1912 it has been a firm favourite with celebrities and international high society and, […]

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