Category Archives: Travel articles


Hakuba – Everything You Need To Know

Hakuba is one of the best ski areas in Japan, it is roughly 200 miles west from Tokyo and you can get there very quickly on the bullet train….more about that later. With 9 resorts, over 130 lifts and more than 200 runs, it is


What You Should Look For in a Great Campsite 

We love to take the kids camping but sadly over the years we have had some pretty disappointing experiences with some of the campsites which we have visited. Thankfully the majority of campsites are top notch but because of the slightly negative experiences which we


Cornish Experiences Not To Miss Out On

  If you are planning on a trip to Cornwall in 2019 then you have made what I believe to be an excellent choice and one which more people, especially Brits, should be making. My family and I have stayed in campsites in Cornwall and


5 Things To Do In Antarctica

Once upon a time you probably thought only about Antarctica when you had a Antarctica school project, but the reality is that now you will be travelling from Ushuaia to Antarctica! There is no shortage of things to do in Antarctica and it is important


Sampling the Best in Seasonal Cuisine

There’s nothing quite like a meal prepared with locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. A warm winter broth during the colder months or a fresh salad in spring can be an entirely different experience than eating them during other parts of the year. Many restaurants are moving


Luxury Holidays in Costa Rica

With bountiful options suitable for any budget, Costa Rica is a popular destination for penny-pinching backpackers and well-to-do holidaymakers alike. Plenty of attention has been given in the past to making your way through Latin America on a tight budget, but whole new doors are


10 of the Best Hotels for an Olu Deniz Holiday

The Turkish Riviera is one of the most beautiful and affordable places to indulge in a luxury holiday. Scattered along this pristine Mediterranean coast are towns of varying sizes that offer a wide range of activities, from scuba diving in shipwrecks to paragliding to exploring

5 Reasons Why Tenerife is Great for Budget Travelers

Traveling on a budget? Join the many thousands of other backpackers who are aching to see the world but don’t have a ton of money to spend. Luckily, the Canary Island of Tenerife is a great spot to enjoy gorgeous island life, without breaking the

Visiting Porto

Portugal’s second largest city, Porto has much to offer the visitor, from fascinating architecture to modern art, sea views to street markets. At just over 2 hours flight time from London you can explore this coastal city in a long weekend, or stay longer to