Best Coffee Shop in the World: Cafe Tierra

The best Coffee Shop in the World: Cafe Tierra, Corfu

I didn’t mean to go to Corfu. I didn’t mean to pick the last week of the season where half the island had already shut down for winter. I didn’t mean to wander around aimlessly(although that is one of my favourite past times). And I didn’t mean to find the best coffee shop in the world. But I did. Visiting Corfu wasn’t specifically on my … Continue reading The best Coffee Shop in the World: Cafe Tierra, Corfu

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From small seeds

The conference had been going on all day, and although I’d loved it, my face was tired from smiling, laughing, and looking earnest – actively listening to the great and the good of the European sponsorship industry as they had been brought together for the annual congress, get-together, and socialising. I was still relatively new to this niche of the industry, although having worked ‘in … Continue reading From small seeds

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Piémanson: Beach town France – True Burning Man Utopia

Piémanson was one of the last refuges of wild camping; a 10km stretch of sand in the heart of the Camargue Regional Nature Reserve. Open to campers from the 1st of May each year, come the 1st of September the police would close it off for the winter, and the inhabitants would join together to mark the occasion with a huge bonfire, all of the … Continue reading Piémanson: Beach town France – True Burning Man Utopia

The Northern lights

How to see the northern lights on a camping trip Scotland

The aurora borealis is the most spectacular light show on earth. If you’ve long dreamed of seeing the phenomenon for yourself, but travelling to Iceland or Norway is out of your budget, then there’s still a chance you could see them by camping out in rural Scotland. Just read on to learn how you can maximise your chances of seeing the northern lights. Why Scotland? … Continue reading How to see the northern lights on a camping trip Scotland

Best traveller & tourist destinations for 2018

Must be time to indulge in some travel porn and explore what the best destinations are for 2018. Right now, the rain is hitting the conservatory roof, the light is grey, and the light from the laptop screen is the brightest and warmest thing I can cling on to. To make things worse, I have facebook friends currently taunting me from Thailand, Fuerteventura, Abu Dhabi, … Continue reading Best traveller & tourist destinations for 2018

London kicks off Autumn season with vision for growth

The Mayor of London and visitlondon.com today launched a bold new vision to accelerate the capital’s status as a world-class tourist destination. Tourism numbers in London are set to rise sharply, with more than 40 million people expected to visit the city by 2025, an increase of 30 per cent on the 31.2 million visitors who came to the capital in 2016. The Tourism Vision for London, which … Continue reading London kicks off Autumn season with vision for growth

Read more: Transforming a scarred landscape

How do you transform a scarred landscape that’s been ravaged by industry into a place to visit, a tourist attraction, and a landscape that can be enjoyed. It’s a process that’s happening around the world as quarries, mines, and previously profitable industrial zones reach the end of their lives and need a new lease of life. Photographer Freya Najade’s images capture the transformation of the … Continue reading Read more: Transforming a scarred landscape

How you can save money when driving abroad

If you want to make the most of your family holiday, consider hiring a car at your destination. It allows you to explore unfamiliar cities and towns at your own pace, and you can visit areas you might struggle to otherwise. Also, having to rely on public transport or pay for countless taxis can quickly become frustrating, especially if you have your own car at … Continue reading How you can save money when driving abroad

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London’s Burning: Thames spectacular Sunday 4 Sept 2016

A recreation of the Great Fire of London will set the Thames ablaze on 4th September in a spectacular culmination of a series of events to commemorate 350 years since the blaze that ripped through the City of London, destroying homes, businesses and iconic structures such as St Pauls. The installation, London 1666, is part of London’s Burning, a festival of arts and ideas produced by Artichoke. … Continue reading London’s Burning: Thames spectacular Sunday 4 Sept 2016

Outdoor Adventure Holidays in the UK

If you and your family crave adventure but don’t want to go far, you’re in luck – just about every kind of adrenaline-inducing activity you can dream of is available right here in the UK. Many are suitable for children. Rather than drag them through another museum or monument, why not catch a wave or climb a mountain with them? With so many different exhilarating … Continue reading Outdoor Adventure Holidays in the UK