Travel Articles

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Glastonbury Festival

8 European Festivals to try instead of Glastonbury in 2018

If you have already done Glastonbury and want a change of scene (and T-shirt) or just can't get tickets, check out our suggestions of amazing alternative festivals.
Lighthouse and Salt Pans

Hiking and star gazing in La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

Still relatively untouched by mass tourism La Palma offers hikers green lush vegetation thick in pine forests in the mountainous centre. In fact the whole island was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2002 and it's honeycombed with a network of hiking trails.

Gastein and Grossarl – two ski valleys in Austria

Gastein and Grossarl are a pair of gorgeous and very different winter ski destinations barely an hour’s drive from the divine easy-to-access Austrian city of Salzburg and its airport. We check them out.
Yoga retreat

Review: Adventure Yogi – Yoga Retreat in East Sussex, UK

The Adventure Yogi retreat comprises a collection of beautifully converted Georgian barns with lots of wood panelling. Yoga was profoundly nourishing and left me in hight spirits and the food was energising and delicious and a fine illustration of how easy it would be, should the inclination be there, to become vegan.
coffee cup

Caffeine cultures and how to order a coffee abroad

Can’t survive your holiday without a cup of coffee? Here’s our handy guide to ordering your favourite brew while on your travels.
restaurant kitchen

12 restaurants in San Francisco to try in 2018 (one for each month)

San Francisco is famed for its foodie offerings but with thousands of restaurants across the city, choosing where to book a table can be daunting.
airline cabin

Do airlines deliberately split up passengers who refuse to pay extra for allocated seating?

With so many passengers complaining about being split up from their family members when they choose not to pay for allocated seating on a flight, no wonder the spotlight is on the airlines to explain themselves.
Couples' Rasul

5 hotels across Europe with fabulous Valentine experiences

What’s your pleasure? Hotels are stepping up their offering this Valentines Day to entice lovers to enjoy not just a romantic evening but to share a moment together. Here is a round-up of some hotel experiences we like.
love cubes

8 great travel gifts ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is less than a month away. If you’re struggling for ideas, don’t worry we’ve got you covered.
Coffee art at the Steam Yard

12 best coffee houses in the UK – are you a coffee afficionado?

Brits may be stereotyped globally as avid tea drinkers, but it hasn’t stopped a growing coffee culture brewing across the nation. Here we highlight 12 of the best coffee houses around the British Isles.