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How to have a responsible (and awesome!) wildlife holiday

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There are many ways to experience animals up close and personal without harming or alarming them, so in celebration of World Animal Day, we are pleased to highlight our top picks for responsible wildlife experiences around the globe.

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The 7 best street markets from around the world

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Long before they were recognised as popular tourist spots, street markets across the world have brought together communities to buy and sell their goods. More than just a place to trade material good, they are places where ideas are exchanged along with the sharing of cultures. As retail stores come and go, these seem to have stood the test of time.

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If you love eating, you need to add these festivals to your diary

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With such a wide range of cultures clustered into one area, Europe is an incredible destination to experience different food and traditions. We may not all speak the same words but we share the same beautiful language of gastronomy. Food has a way of bringing people together no matter their culture, religion, or background.

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How to celebrate Halloween like an American

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Halloween, it’s a time of overindulging on sweets and showcasing our not so innocent side. What was once a more religious themed holiday has turned into a massive commercialised enterprise in the United States. Long gone are the days of its association with All Souls Day and All Saints Day where saints and the souls of Christians who died were honoured.

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Unbelievable Places That Could be From Another Planet

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The world’s wonders have become exceedingly accessible in recent years, which is definitely a plus for travel lovers. However, the downfall is that as destinations become available to the masses, they tend to lose their magic and mystery.

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7 Reasons Why Europe in Autumn is a Good Idea

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Travel to Europe can be incredibly magical, though if you’re not careful it can also be incredibly expensive, especially in the summer months. So why not avoid the crowds and experience Europe in autumn; the following are seven reasons why this could be the best time of year for your trip.

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6 of the most beautiful tree tunnels you have to see to believe

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By definition, the word tunnel means a passageway through or under an obstruction. However, not all tunnels are dark concrete lined tubes, and sometimes the “obstruction” they make their way through can be breathtakingly beautiful.

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5 spectacular flower festivals you can visit in a lifetime

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Lovers of nature, beauty and good food alike can enjoy what a flower festival has to offer. These multi-day events celebrate some of the most amazing plants nature has to offer, and often have activities for the whole family.

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How to dress for for the city you're heading to

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You’re heading off to a new city, and your empty suitcase is staring at you. You don’t want everyone to know you’re a tourist, after all. But there are a few things you can do to make sure your clothes are culturally -- and fashionably--  appropriate wherever you’re visiting.

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9 unique baby names inspired by travel

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Are you struggling to decide on what to call your soon-to-arrive baby? You might find some inspiration in naming your child after some of the most interesting and beautiful places in the world. There are many celebrities – and their offspring – to help guide you, but here are some of the very best options.

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