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View from a tent at Dunton Hot Springs Glamping holidays, image Dunton Hot Springs

The Best Glamping Holidays Resorts in America

… This is a Guest Post by Rich Brown from Rolling Fox  … If you love camping, but you don’t want to give up on luxury, then glamping holidays may be a great choice for you. While the idea of glamping dates back to the 1300s when Turkish Ottomans built luxurious tent cities, the modernRead More

A power nap can make travel better, as it did for me here in Moana Surfrider, Waikiki

Mastering the Art of the Travel Power Nap

… This is a Guest Post by Sara Westgreen from the sleep science hub Tuck Sleep … Traveling can be exhausting. Jet lag, early flights, shuffling children, sleeping on unfamiliar mattresses, and changing time zones can make any traveler tired. Even if you’re just taking a short flight or car trip, the hustle and bustleRead More

An Amsterdam Cycling holiday is a great idea for beginners

The Best Cycling Holiday for Beginners: The Netherlands

… This is a guest post by Mike McLeish of the bicycle blog Pinch-Flat …   A phrase that struggles to strum up images of adventure is “health and safety.” Instead, the words conjure up images of rules, regulations and high visibility. None of that sounds particularly inspiring, except when talking about cycling. A countryRead More

With views like these Shanghai Ritz Carlton's Flair is one of the best rooftop bars in the world

The Seven Best Rooftop Bars in the World

… This is a guest post by Hans Ebenman and Rikard Fredricson of The Rooftop Guide …   If you love to dine and drink with a view then here’s a story for you: the seven best rooftop bars according to the world’s biggest website and guide on the subject, The Rooftop Guide. The RooftopRead More

Road leading to one of Phu Quoc’s beaches. image courtesy Motormanner

An Epic Vietnamese Motorcycle Road Trip

… This is a guest post by Laura Knight of Motormanner … Vietnam is a mix of old and new (as is much of Southeast Asia these days). You can travel to almost any part of the country, even random, ramshackle garages that sell petrol out of water bottles, and find perfect, high speed Wi-Fi.Read More

Wrong choice of Hiking Boots

A newbie hiker’s guide to the best hiking boots or shoes for your money

… This is a guest post by James Menta of Sole Labz … Let me tell you about my absolute worst hiking experience with Lance, my mentor at the time. In the process, I might mention a few places that you never heard of but don’t worry about that, all you need to know aboutRead More

Rocky Mountains Glacier image credit Doug Cunnington

Seven Steps to Plan Your Next Overseas Trip

… This is a Guest Post by Doug Cunnington … Planning a trip overseas can seem like a daunting task. It can be hard to figure out where to even start so we’ve broken down the process into seven simple steps to make the process less intimidating. 1. Choose your destination This may seem straight-forward,Read More

Lifou Notre Dame de Lourdes, New Caledonia

A Visit to New Caledonia’s little church, Notre Dame de Lourdes

… This is a Guest Post by blogger Silke Elzner of Happiness and Things … Cruising has become the latest fashion in travel, and it’s easy to see why once you start looking into this mode of travel in more detail. For me and my family, it’s the perfect way to travel: the mix of luxuryRead More

Alhambra Palace, Granada, image courtesy Albatross Tours

Stunning European Destinations for Your Travel Wish List

… This post is brought to you by Albatross Tours with guest author Kimberly Veart …   With so many places in the world to visit, how do you choose where to head to next? The European continent has so many fascinating, historical and culturally diverse cities and towns to explore. It can be hardRead More

Hot Balloon Rides over Cappadocia

Five Things to do in Turkey

… This is a Guest Post by travel blogger Jess H of Tripelio … With some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, Turkey has many sights and many things to do. Dip your toes into the beautiful culture and nature that embodies Turkey and check out some of the many adventures you canRead More