Category: Travel

Best of Yorkshire – Highlights of God’s Own County

Yorkshire, or God’s Own County as locals like to call it, has long played the muse for writers, painters and film-location scouts, as well as being an industrial powerhouse that helped shape modern Britain. Dramatic topography, stunning heritage sites, urban regeneration areas and world-renowned walking trails are only some of the things that make this one of Britain’s most...

Two days in Johannesburg: Start Your Safari in City Style

Johannesburg, one of the largest cities on the continent and South Africa’s financial capital, is a stopover point for most visitors travelling in or out of Southern Africa. Many head straight out of town for a safari, but don’t make that mistake. In just two days you can take in some of its rich and tumultuous history, fantastic arts...

5 Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Springtime in Japan and the country watches and waits for the first sakura (cherry) trees to burst into bloom. Once they do, people flock to parks and squares for hanami (cherry-blossom viewing). The romance is passionate but fleeting, lasting only a week or two. Starting from Kyushu in the south some time in March, regular blossom forecasts keep the public updated as the sakura...

9 Reasons why You should Visit Port of Spain

For food, fun and festivals, Port of Spain, the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago, is your ideal Caribbean location. The country’s complicated history connects indigenous, Spanish, English, French, African, Middle Eastern, Chinese and Portuguese cultures — and this wide array of influences is reflected throughout the city. There’s always something going on in ‘Town’ as Trinidadians call it. Queen’s...

Surprising Statues to See in Washington, DC

Washington, DC is best known for its monuments to the nation’s founders and forebears, those grand marble memorials along the National Mall. But there are other statues worth your attention sprinkled in and around the nation’s capital – many more unexpected than you might think. Women’s Titanic Memorial Where: Washington Channel Park, Fourth and P Sts SW The outstretched arms of...

Adventure Travel around the World

Currently everyone is addicted to one thing yet another. Some like drugs, others like alcohol. Then in which group of men and women who are addicted to the excitement of adventure. These adrenaline junkies are what make the world lively because they go out of their way seeking new adventures, dragging friends with them as well. To these people...

5 International Beach Vacations

Maybe you’ve heard how a few Pacific islands were just swallowed by the ocean? Welp, rising sea levels mean you should grab all the sandy gusto you can while it’s still here–so check out these under-the-radar beach vacas that include a tiny Mexican beach village and Canada’s best surf break. Book your ticket, like, now. Sayulita Located about 45 minutes...

6 Small Towns in America Everyone should Visit

Consider this an ode to knowing your neighbours, having the baristas at the coffee shop know your order by heart, and seeing everyone come together to root for the local high school football team on weekends. These are our finest quaint communities—the best small towns in America. Jacksonville, Oregon One of the original major cities of the Gold Rush,...