If you have a hotel room concern, talk to the staff

How to Tell if Your Hotel Room is Clean: a Former Hotel Manager tells all

… This is a guest post by Mel De Vries of The Sleep Studies … Did you ever get into a hotel or hostel room and you felt like need a black light before you even lay down your backpack? For nine out of ten travelers, the answer to the question will be YES, especiallyRead More

Twinkling rope lights are on our romantic ideas for glamping list

Seven Over the Top Luxury Ideas for Glamping Romance

… This is a guest post by Paul Turner of Take Outdoors … There’s camping, and then there’s glamping. In a nutshell, glamping stands for ‘glamorous camping’. There’s nothing do-it-yourself about glamping – no tent to set up or fire pit to dig, and definitely no sleeping on the cold, hard ground in a sleepingRead More

Ljubljana Castle, Slovenia

Lovely Ljubljana: Top things to do in Slovenia’s capital

… This is a Guest Post by Anna Kay from Med Cruise Guide … Imagine living three hours from Venice, one hour from the Adriatic Sea, one hour from spectacular skiing in Austrian Alps and half an hour from one of the most beautiful lakes in the Slovenian Alps. Well, Ljubljana, the tiny capital ofRead More

Road trips need sunscreen even when you're in the car

The Road Trip Health and Beauty Tip You Need to Know

While we all know that sun damage can lead to skin cancer and is one of the leading causes of ageing what many don’t realise is that sun damage can happen when you’re in a car. And I don’t just mean when the top is down. I remember seeing a documentary years ago that lookedRead More

The 'Barkenhoff' in Worpswede is next door to the Buchenhof Hotel

Wandering Worpswede, the artist community in Germany’s Lower Saxony

Some places have a special energy that draws a certain kind of person to them. Worpswede in Germany’s Lower Saxony is one such place, and in this case the people it draws in are artists. When I told friends in Berlin I was going to Worpswede most of them admitted they had never been, despiteRead More

Visiting Yosemite in winter has its advantages, image Andrew Lowen

Why Visit Yosemite in Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall

… This is a guest post by Andrew Lowen from the Yosemite Gateway Chalet … Yosemite National Park was the first area of land in America that the government preserved for the sake of the public, and it was instrumental in the creation of the national parks system as it exists today. The park isRead More

Zoomlite pink packing cells in case, image Zoomlite

Travel Packing Essentials: What Not to get on a Plane Without

… This post has been brought to you by Vision Direct … As anyone who travels regularly will know, over the years we discover there are some things we always want to have with us when we’re exploring new places and other things that we’ve learned not to bother packing again after they stayed inRead More

The Train de Charlevoix crosses Saint-Lawrence's shore to travel between Quebec City and La Balbaie

Baie-Saint-Paul and beyond in Charlevoix, Quebec’s charming holiday destination

It starts at a small train station looking out at a magnificent waterfall. When I arrive at the station 12 kilometres outside of Quebec City I smile when I see Canada’s Montmorency Falls. Just a few days earlier I was on a zip line crossing the face of those falls, which at 30 metres higherRead More

Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island, image courtesy Southern Ocean Lodge

Five Great Coastal Bike Rides Around the World

… This is a guest post by Denise Nelson of MountainbikeEZ … I love vacationing on the coast as much as I love mountain biking destinations! Sometimes I just need a relaxing time spent on the beach with fantastic ocean scenery, and can you blame me when the water is crystal blue? I always bringRead More

Picking the right travel camera is a great move for your photos

Choosing a Camera for Travel: How to Pick the Right Camera for You

… This is a guest post by Mark Condon of Shotkit … Hey everyone! My name’s Mark and I run a site called Shotkit which is all about camera gear and photography. Amanda has kindly let me guest post here today on Adventures All Around on the topic of choosing a camera for your nextRead More