Tag Archives: travel

Roam freely

This month, June 2017, mobile network service providers aim to remove roaming charges throughout the Europe Union. This seems to mean telephone calls,    ... more

Red envelopes

The 2017 Chinese New Year, also known as the “Spring Festival”, has started on Saturday, January 28th, initiating another year of    ... more

Shifting Shanghai

Whilst it may be one of the most easterly municipalities of China, Shanghai itself may be the most populated city in China,    ... more

Banding together

On Monday the 5th of December, some of East London’s most prominent musicians and fans may be crowding to Kamio in    ... more

Hop on hop off

London’s tour industry seems to play an important part in the city’s economy, aiming to provide a safe and accessible way    ... more

Wanderlust

Venturing into the world and exploring new destinations, stepping off the airplane at a unique location, the desire to discover refreshing    ... more

What rhymes with ‘born tall’?

For the second time this November, the Contemporary Poetry Festival aims to take place in Falmouth, Cornwall, on the weekend of the    ... more

Citizens of the world

Katie, Ka and their 6 children (Jaro, Benny, Ronja, Joa, Luna and Sofia) are the Sundance family. Originally from Germany, they    ... more

History and Hallowe’en

Each year at the end of October, families and friends of all ages aim to come together in order to celebrate    ... more

A fair share of reading

For the 32nd time this November, the Miami Book Fair aims to take place at the Miami Dade College in downtown Miami,    ... more

Beauty in the Bodnant Garden

The Bodnant Garden in Colwyn Bay, Wales, is a National Trust protected garden sewn with flora from around the world which is    ... more

A century of childhood

The “Century of the Child” movement was coined by Swedish visionary Ellen Key, who in 1900 stated the 20th century should    ... more

Chief Adventure Officer

While for some individuals a dream job may be to play in a rock band, orbit the Earth aboard the International    ... more

A history of travel

Next year, Liverpool as a city officially becomes 810 years old, and with so much history behind it, it may be    ... more

All which glitters is “Gold”

The opera “Gold”, which recently opened at the Zurich Opera House, is based on a fictional moral tale written by the    ... more

All bark without the bite in Zaragoza

In a week’s time in Zaragoza, visitors and locals may be able to relax after a ‘ruff’ day of work or    ... more

Pirate queen

Grace O’Malley is believed to have been born in or around 1530 and was the daughter of a Gaelic chieftain and    ... more

When Berlin takes back the night

For many, Berlin may have an extensive and potentially interesting history, especially regarding the previous century, and this summer may be    ... more

Something to Taco ‘bout

There are many things which Los Angeles, California may be known for, such as Hollywood, it's beaches and the affluent areas    ... more

The wiener takes it all

This weekend, the fourth annual Chicago Hot Dog Festival aims to take place in Lincoln Park, Chicago, where local vendors such    ... more

Sunbathing on the Seine

For the last fourteen years, the Paris Plages festival has taken place along the banks of the Seine, and for the last    ... more

Exploring the world one photo at a time

Each holiday destination has its particular setting, character, and atmosphere. For travel photographs to be memorable, they may need to capture    ... more

Die Deutschen wanderer

This year from July 13th to the 16th, the OutDoor trade fair took place for its twenty-second year in Friedrichshafen, south    ... more

It takes two

The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires is the national centre of commerce, industry, politics, technology, and culture. State of the art    ... more

Flower power

Glastonbury may be one of Europe’s biggest outdoor festivals of music and culture. Set to begin on Wednesday 22nd June and    ... more

Tout Arrive en France

Contested every four years, the UEFA European Championship has been showcasing the continent’s top football talent since beginning in 1960. It    ... more

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Dumplings and dragons

The Dragon Boat Festival (also known as the Duanwu Festival) is set to take place on the 9th June this year    ... more

A taste of summer

The Bottlerock Festival in California combines live music from well-known artists as well as locally produced beers and wines. California’s Napa    ... more

Jewel of the East

Ukraine has won the Eurovision Song Contest for the second time in ten years. At the event in Stockholm on Saturday    ... more

Gurus, Godavari and the Ganges

The Kumbh Mela may be one of the most important festivals for Hindus living in India and around the world. It    ... more

Waves of orange

Koningsdag, or King’s Day, is an annual celebration of the Dutch King Willem-Alexander’s birthday. This unique event formerly celebrated the birthday    ... more

Dancing in a desert oasis

Each year around mid April, music lovers and festival goers from around the world come together for the Coachella Valley Music    ... more

Chocolate, waffles and beer

Wedged in between the Netherlands, France, Germany and Luxembourg, Belgium is a small yet mighty country with growing tourism figures. Belgium’s    ... more

Preserving remnants of history

Myanmar, located in South East Asia, is a historically significant country which became independent from British colonial rule in 1948. Also    ... more

Changing tides

The demand for cruise ship holidays may be on the rise, as many cruise ship companies have begun planning the release    ... more

A celebration of flavour

The harvesting season may be a popular occasion in many wine-producing countries such as France, Italy and Spain. During this time,    ... more

Enter the New Year

As of this week, the year of the monkey arrives, according to the Chinese. The Chinese New Year, also known as    ... more

Mysterious masks and the floating city

The Carnevale di Venezia is a unique Italian event which takes place each year around the start of February. It started    ... more

The land of grace and petroleum

Land of grace was the nickname given to Venezuela by Christopher Columbus, a European explorer who visited the country during his    ... more

Visiting an ancient kingdom

In Spring 2016, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to make an official visit to Bhutan, a small country    ... more

Black and red lands

Home to what may be some of the greatest architectural creations in history; evidence of Egypt’s ancient civilisation may still be    ... more

Past reanimates the present

Each year around the start of January, the Ati-Atihan festival aims to take place for one week in Kalibo, a capital-town    ... more

Oasis in desert lands

A recent travel trends report published by ABTA listed Abu Dhabi as a “destination to watch” in 2016. ABTAs list includes    ... more

Snow spectacle in the East

Created with the theme ‘Pearl on the Crown of Ice and Snow’, the Chinese Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is set    ... more

Atmospheric processions of light

New Year’s celebrations all over the world may be often accompanied with fireworks displays in many of the large cities such    ... more

City of gold goes green

The World Travel Awards took place on the 12th December this year in Morocco. It is here which Dubai was announced    ... more

Sunrise above ancient stones

Around the 22nd December each year, many visitors from around the world gather at Stonehenge in the early hours to mark    ... more

Touchdown in the land of honey

Over the weekend some of the world leaders gathered on the island of Malta to discuss subjects surrounding climate change and    ... more

The Seine and the city

Consistently ranked by travel agencies as one of the most popular cities in Europe, Paris has long been an appealing location    ... more

Winter wonderland in the Highlands

The Highlands of Scotland may be known as a place of natural beauty, a rugged landscape of mountains and lochs which    ... more