• 16 2015 August

    London night life for newbies

    If you are a visitor to London, or a new or temporary resident, then somewhere on your list of things to do will be to explore this vibrant and fascinating city at night. It doesn’t...

  • 13 2014 May

    Weekend minibreak to Copenhagen

    Contrary to Shakespeare’s assertion (in Hamlet) that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, this land of tall, blond, calm, and confident people seem to have it all. Denmark is a beautiful country and...

  • 20 2017 November

    The Best Restaurants in Surfers Paradise

    Surfers Paradise is at the heart of the Gold Coast’s tourist centre. The best places to stay in Surfers Paradise are all located extremely close to the many beaches and shopping centres, so this really...

  • 25 2017 July

    What makes Maui, Hawaii so special

    Life in Perspective A surprisingly magical experience in Hawaii is watching jets and cruise ships arrive and depart! It really brings home the reality that you are sitting on a dot in the middle of...

  • 07 2015 September

    Where to shop in london

    If, like me, you’re a guy who loves to look sharp, then you will find everything you need in the clothing stores of London. Whatever your budget and whatever your style, it’s time to hit...

  • 06 2015 August

    6 Small ways you can save money on your travels.

    The more you travel, the more small money saving tricks become second nature. These seem obvious once you’re an experienced traveller but the tips are often not obvious to novice travellers. I’ve definitely learnt the...

My favourite short trip and why

April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It goes to prove that you don’t have to travel too far from home to find somewhere that suits your needs down to the ground. I found that exact theory to be true when I went to Newquay in Cornwall for a long weekend break. Now, Newquay is in the same country as me, in...

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Your first three days in London

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Congratulations – you have made the move to London! No doubt this move has been a long time in the planning, making sure that you have all the logistics and practical things sorted so that you can hit the ground running. However it is important that you don’t forget to enjoy yourself! When you first...

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How to spend your birthday abroad

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy birthday to you! Whether you enjoy celebrating your birthday, or whether it’s just another day, when you’d prefer not to focus on the fact you’re a year older, spending your special day out of your normal surroundings, whilst in the midst of a long travel adventure, is something you should embrace. The perfect excuse...

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My biggest travel mistakes

April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Travel is not without it’s problems, believe me, I know. If anyone could trip up over thin air, miss the most well advertised flight, or fall down a hole that wasn’t there for anyone else, it’s me. Because of this, I feel quite well qualified to discuss travel mistakes, and hopefully help you avoid the same...

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London has a well-deserved reputation as being an expensive city to visit – unsurprisingly, some of the world’s most expensive cities can be found in this exciting, diverse, and often overwhelming metropolis. But if you’re wanting to experience a bit of London cool without blowing the budget, then here are our suggestions for some cheap...

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Helping your Mum catch the travel bug

February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s a wonderful thing to have your mum understand your travelling, and enjoy it with you also. Seeing sights together really is something to behold, and you will have memories and photographs to cherish. Despite this, it’s not always easy to convince someone of an older generation that getting out and about, and not always...

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How to plan a home visit without going crazy

January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you’ve been away from home for a considerable length of time, and I’m talking a year or so here, planning a visit home can be full of pitfalls. Overbooking yourself, trying to cram too much in, not being able to be in two places at once – these are all common mistakes people make...

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How to make the most of Christmas away from home

December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just because you’re not at home, surrounded by extended family, doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate and enjoy Christmas in the same way. Of course, logistics might mean there are a few differences, but celebrating can take on many different forms. If you’re halfway through a long travel trip and Christmas falls in the middle of...

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My travel evolution

December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Like most things in life, travel is about trial and error. What you think will work, a totally seamless plan, often turns out to be a major mistake, but hey, we learn from it and we change our approach for next time. This is something I’m very well qualified to talk about because, believe me,...

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More tips for saving money in London!

November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

One day you will make it big. One day you will get that promotion. One day you will not think twice about ordering a bottle of champagne, or jumping in a taxi to dash across town. One day.! Until that day you will have to do your best to pay the bills, to save your...

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