A guide to Amsterdam and just beyond

  • 25 Nov, 2015
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Canal houses in Amsterdam

The capital city of the Netherlands has become a thriving tourist hotspot and attracts tourists from all corners of the globe, around 5 million each year in fact! It’s hard to name a capital city in Europe that can compete with Amsterdam’s diversity; in just 20 minutes you can walk from Europe’s epicentre of ‘Naughtiness’, The Red Light District, to Vondelpark and find yourself in 120 acres of beautiful vegetation, winding paths and large ponds. In this short guide of the city we look at where to stay, things to do and the best times of year to visit. Enjoy!

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The Ultimate Whistle-Stop Guide to Japan: Where, What, and Why!

  • 23 Nov, 2015
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So you wanna go to Japan? It’s an incredible country, rich in culture with some beautiful towns, cities and scenery. Having spent a year living there, I thought I’d put together this whistle-stop list of areas you should consider going to!

A few things before I begin, if you are flying from Europe do be prepared for the long flight.  If you fly direct you are looking at around 12 hours, and if you make a stop your total travelling time can be anywhere from 18-24 hours! These top tips on how to survive long haul flights may help you cope with the journey.

Secondly, the time of year you choose to go is also important. Here’s a quick summary of what to expect!

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The best UNESCO World Heritage Sites to visit and explore!

  • 21 Nov, 2015
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The best UNESCO sites

UNESCO World Heritage sites are fantastic cultural and historic locations that are really worth a visit. There are over 1000 world heritage sites out there, so we’ve taken a look and picked our favourites from the plenty of fabulous locations to choose from! Now these are just our picks, if you take a look at the amazing selection you may find other ones that top your bucket list! Read More

20 Must See Ridiculous Reviews!

  • 20 Nov, 2015
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We’ve all read them; complaints about a hotel, beach or attraction that seem too ridiculous to be real. We’ve also all seen those memes with witty captions to make a point, or get a laugh…

Well, we love both of these internet crazes, and so have put together 20 Must See, Ridiculous Reviews! Using our own memes with the hilarious comments we came across, we have created the perfect procrastination for a Friday! 

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What you need to know about Female Solo Travel

  • 19 Nov, 2015
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Commercial airplane

It’s fair to say that the solo travel market is booming. According to recent figures, of 100,000 holidays booked, 38% of them were for solo travel. Surprisingly, 58% of these travellers were female.

Even when I asked the question around the office as to whether people would travel around the world solo, most of the guys said “No!!” and the ladies said they would.

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