News Tips and Trivia

For all those looking for the latest news on all things travel-related, tips and advice on how best to plan and pack for your holiday, and interesting trivia on destinations, this is the place for you.

10 interesting facts about the Taj Mahal

  Perhaps one of the most recognisable monuments ever built, the iconic image of the Taj Mahal has graced the covers of travel magazines, acted as the poster-board for love and devotion and inspired replicas around the world – but how much do … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in June

  The ninth part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. June is all about the wonderful wildlife and stunning landscapes of Namibia, the Roman ruins and sublime coastline of Turkey, the sandy beaches and azure waters of … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in May

  The eighth part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. May is all about biblical monuments and cosmopolitan cities in Israel, ancient ruins and colonial architecture in Peru, hand-rolled cigars and vintage cars in Cuba, and … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in April

  The seventh part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. April is all about the weird and wonderful wildlife of Madagascar, cherry blossom season in Japan, volcanic landscapes of the Galapagos islands and the outdoor pleasures … Continue reading

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Croatia by land

  Last week we asked the question – should you explore Croatia by land or sea? Now that we’ve had a look at what its like to travel by sea on a sailing holiday, this week we are focusing on travelling around Croatia … Continue reading

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Croatia by sea

  In just a few months temperatures in Croatia will start warming up as it prepares for the hot summer ahead, when crowds will arrive in their throngs to bask in the golden sunshine on its sandy beaches, explore its … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in March

  The sixth part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. March is all about  tropical beaches and playful orangutan in Borneo, picturesque lakes and smoking volcanoes in Guatemala, Holi festivities and splashes of colour … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in February

  The fifth part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit each month. February is all about the palm-fringed beaches of Goa, the incredible phenomenon at Abu Simbel in Egypt, the world-famous Rio Carnival and the … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in December

The third installment of our twelve part series of the best places to visit when, this month it’s all about sunny escapes in laid-back Laos, tropical Zanzibar, and beguiling Cambodia, plus unique festive getaways for Christmas and New Year’s Eve in snowy … Continue reading

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Discovering Matusadona’s Intricate Lion Story

  Lions in Africa are on the losing side of an intensifying conflict with people. As the human population continues to increase and available natural habitat shrinks, wildlife and communities are being forced to cohabit, often within close proximity. Lions … Continue reading

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