Category: Travel Miscellany

Villa des Orangers, Marrakech - the discreet palace

Villa des Orangers, Marrakech – the discreet palace

A riad in Marrakech was the thing to have a few years back when the economic crisis hadn’t yet reached the Western world. It all started back in the late 90s when French and other Europeans discovered that they could buy a house in the old town of Marrakech for a bargain. Most of them […]

4 of the best luxury restaurants in Montreal

4 of the best luxury restaurants in Montreal

Montreal is a top destination for Canadians and international visitors alike. The city exudes a vibrant sense of urban flair and is known as a foodie’s paradise. These top restaurant picks excel in food, service and presentation. They are perfect for special nights out and romantic dining, providing the ultimate in luxury cuisine. One thing to […]

Recipe of the week: Păo de queijo (cheese choux puffs)

Recipe of the week: Păo de queijo (cheese choux puffs)

Păo de queijo (cheese choux puffs) is one of the most easily found delicacies in Brazil. If you are in any of Brazil´s cities you are never more than 400 yards away from one. They are also the first thing you will smell when arriving at Brazil’s international airports, it’s hard to arrive in Brazil […]

Dos and don’ts for visiting Brazil

Dos and don’ts for visiting Brazil

Brazil is packed with amazing sights, stunning landscapes and plenty to keep you entertained – day or night. Whether you are heading to Brazil for the football or plan on taking a holiday there, here are a few pointers of what you should and shouldn’t do. Do try and see some of the wonders that […]

Managing your mail as you travel

Managing your mail as you travel

For those who travel – and particularly for those who travel frequently or for long periods – managing your postal mail can be something of a challenge. But did you know that even ‘snail mail’ (as postal mail is often termed relative to email) can also be handled online? Read on to discover how… Picture […]

The 7 wonders of the 7th arrondissement of Paris

The 7 wonders of the 7th arrondissement of Paris

A first trip to Paris can be fairly daunting. Down every street and around every corner, there’s something special to see and do so to help you out here’s a guide to visiting the seven wonders of the the 7th arrondissement. Many of Paris’ most beautiful landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Ecole Militaire […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about Bali

Everything you ever wanted to know about Bali

inBali.org – launched two weeks ago – is helping to bring the world’s attention to Bali as an ever-growing hub of creativity and progressive living. Helmed by editor Samantha Chalker from Australia, the project is put together by an eccentric team of locals and expats working to show you everything you ever wanted to know, […]

Recipe of the week: Oeuf coque au chorizo

Recipe of the week: Oeuf coque au chorizo

Create restaurant quality flavours at home with this inspired dish – oeuf coque au chorizo. Here’s a creative way to marry eggs, shallots and chorizo. The trick to this oeuf coque au chorizo is coaxing out the flavours and giving the dish a refined taste. A Summer salad makes for a fresh accompaniment. Enjoy! Ingredients […]

Photograph of the week: Sunset in the Bahamas

Photograph of the week: Sunset in the Bahamas

Not everyone has heard of Great Guana Cay in the Bahamas, but that isn’t so for the sailboats that arrived in masses for the Barefoot Man concert in March. Twice a year, fans make the voyage to Nippers Beach Bar and Grill on this long but narrow islet. This beautiful sunset photograph was taken from Fisher’s Bay. […]

7 tips for planning a babymoon

7 tips for planning a babymoon

Heading off for a romantic break during pregnancy is becoming far more common, with parents-to-be looking to take some time away from planning nurseries and maternity leave. It’s a great time to travel; you can slow down, treat yourself and make the most of your time as a twosome. To make it a truly relaxing experience, take […]

Top 5 rooftop terrace bars in Barcelona

Top 5 rooftop terrace bars in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city that really has it all, especially in the summer. From mountains and beaches to tapas and tours, there is something for every traveler to enjoy. But when the weather does start to warm up, there’s nothing better than a cool, refreshing drink at one of the city’s many fantastic rooftop terraces. […]

Wakeboarding with dolphins in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico

Wakeboarding with dolphins in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico

Take a look at this incredible video shot in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico, as a lady wakeboards amongst a pod of dolphins. It was filmed by Californian professional windsurfer, Wyatt Miller, who described it as “one of the top three afternoons” of his life and said he couldn’t wait to do it again. Amazing!

Ibiza's best restaurants

Ibiza’s best restaurants

I have recently been exploring the island of Ibiza, and the foodie that I am, love to mix any opportunity to experience the new ‘it’ restaurant, chef or hang out. Ibiza, famous for its DJ’s, parties and VIP guest lists and now, home to the world’s most expensive restaurant. Welcome to the golden steps of […]

5 reasons to do Downtown Napa

5 reasons to do Downtown Napa

So much wine, so little time. The Napa Valley is synonymous with wine – good wine. You can’t taste it all, but you can taste smart. So break the wine country mold, ditch the need for a designated driver and and do Downtown Napa. In case you needed them, here are five good reasons to […]

Cambodia for foodies

Cambodia for foodies

Putting the dark days of the Khmer Rouge firmly behind it, Cambodia’s seductive charm, colourful cuisine and ruinous temples are tempting travellers away from its neighbours. For the foodie, the two principal centres of gastro renaissance are Siem Reap, gateway to the 8th Wonder of the World, Angkor Wat, and the intoxicating city of Phnom […]

4 top restaurants in Chaweng, Koh Samui

4 top restaurants in Chaweng, Koh Samui

Chaweng is the biggest and most popular beach on the isle of Koh Samui. With hundreds of dining establishments, with tourists and locals in mind, it can be hard to pick out the best. Once you’re all settled in your accommodation, it’s time to think about your dining options. Here are four stunning eateries within […]

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