Category Archives: travel tips

Top 7 International Cities

I’ve done a lot of traveling, and have been on every continent except Antarctica (I’ll get there, someday). I put together this list of my favorite international cities to help other travelers who might be wondering where to go next. 1. Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok is truly a city of the future. The buildings look like a scene out of Minority Report or The Fifth Element; huge, glittering structures that curve… Read More »

Top 5 Festivals And Fairs To Visit In India

The largest democratic country in terms of population, India has a deep rooted culture which is more than 4500 years old. Hinduism is the primary religion in the country with Islam being the secondary and Buddhism and Christianity being the latter. The Country has been a home to many ancient cultures and civilizations, each of them bringing a unique trait and cultural philosophy to the region. Owning to this, India… Read More »

Current Currency: The Cheapest Places to Chase the Sun

In the rare moments when we catch a bit sun during the British summer (or other months) it can seem almost miraculous. And it disappears all too quickly. And even when we get a good run, it doesn’t feel long enough. After all, what is two, three, four weeks of sun, compared with months of cloud? Some people don’t give in to the gloom that bleaker weather brings though. Instead… Read More »

Guernsey by Numbers

The second largest Channel Island, Guernsey has so much to offer despite its relatively small size. For those unfamiliar with the island and its culture, I have put together a Guernsey by numbers guide to walk you through some of the best features of my island home. – 25 – Guernsey is an island with an area of only twenty-five square miles, which to me makes what it offers that… Read More »

Travelling In Ethiopia

Ethiopia is on its way to becoming one of the top tourist destinations in Africa. The county’s capital Addis Ababa, once known as Abyssinia, is a modern city typified by low-rise accommodation blocks and busy, traffic-jammed main streets. Founded at the late 19th century, Addis Ababa is built high up in the Semien Mountains and is, after La Paz and Quito, the third highest capital city in the world. Thanks… Read More »

Top Festivals to Visit in 2014

How do you decide where to travel? What do you factor in? You travel primarily because you can and secondly, to experience the sights and sounds of the place. What is the best way to gain perspective into a country’s culture? Festivals, that’s how! Make 2014 the year of festivity as we help you decide the top 5 festivals to be a part of this year. And no, Oktoberfest doesn’t… Read More »