Category Archives: Travel

Awesome Things to do in Los Angeles

There are so many things to do in Los Angeles that you can find yourself running out of time while visiting the city. Continue reading

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Europe’s 7 Best Cities You Should Visit This Summer (Going Places)

Keeping in mind beautiful beaches, bustling cities, great cultures, and unbelievable food and drink, we’ve come up with a list of seven European cities where summer fun is savored and celebrated like no where else on earth! Continue reading

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Top Places Any *REAL* The Walking Dead Fan Should Visit (Miles Away)

Every scene of this long-running blockbuster series has been shot in Georgia with much of it done in Atlanta or within an hour’s drive south of town. Many TWD locations are accessible to the public and easy to reach by car. Continue reading

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#SaintPabu in Review

Spending early spring free time floating around western Brittany’s Finistère was a fine way to unwind and invigorate. The tiny seaside village of Saint-Pabu was a perfect point from which to plot daytrips, beach walks and forest hikes. Continue reading

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Hiking Huelgoat | #SaintPabu

Set in the Arrée Mountains, the village of Huelgoat is a picturesque village bordered by a 37-acre lake and the 2,500-acre state managed Amorique Natural Regional Park with loads of great forest walks accessed from the centre of the village. Continue reading

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Should I Mail My Luggage Instead of Checking It in? (Miles Away)

If you’re planning a trip with bulky baggage or simply more luggage than usual, you might want to consider shipping your things to your destination rather than checking in with them when you fly. Continue reading

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Beaches and Coastal Walks Near #SaintPabu

For my third post about visiting Saint-Pabu in the Finistère of western Brittany, I’d like to share a list of some of the most scenic beaches and coastal paths in the area. Continue reading

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Getting to #SaintPabu with #BrittanyFerries

Blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Saint-Pabu is a 20 minute drive north of Brest. As for other Bretagne towns of relative size, Morlaix is about an hour away, Quimper is roughly an hour and a half, and St-Malo is just over two. Wherever you’re headed in Brittany, your trip is bound to be scenic as I spied during my jaunts round its wild coastal region of Finistère. One such panoramic route was the hour-long drive from Roscoff to Saint-Pabu. Continue reading

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Comment Allez-Vous? Salutations de #SaintPabu

I spent the last two weeks of March in France, enjoying the arrival of spring in the small seaside village of Saint-Pabu. I was there with Kemey, staying at her mom’s cottage, just taking it easy for most part and venturing out from time to time for walks along Finistère’s brawny, creviced coast and through its verdant ancient forests. Continue reading

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Decrease the Crease: 6 Tips for Wrinkle-Free Packing (Going Places)

Want to arrive at your next destination looking your best instead of like a crumpled mess? Have a look at our list of tips to help you go wrinkle-free when you pack. Continue reading

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Sponsored Video: Norwegian Reward from Norwegian Air

Norwegian Air’s frequent flyer rewards program is called Norwegian Reward. It’s free and easy to join and makes flying with this low-cost airline even more affordable. Continue reading

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Southern Pride (Foodism)

The Louisiana city of New Orleans is a melting pot of great restaurants. In a city where food options abound, Chris Osburn gives us his hot takes. Continue reading

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Sponsored Video: Best Lunch in Malmö?

Sweden’s third biggest city, Malmö, aims to draw food lovers from near and far with a new series of foodie videos. The series is presented by the city of Malmö to celebrate and honour its burgeoning dining scene with a … Continue reading

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Pra’ delle Torri Holiday Centre Near Venice | #pradelletorri

On the lookout for an ideal Italian holiday for your family? Consider Pra’ delle Torri Holiday Centre near Venice for its lively line up of fun things to do like lounging on the beach, splashing around at the centre’s own waterpark, golfing, biking, and lots, lots more. Continue reading

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7 of the Most Authentic Irish Pubs in America (Going Places)

The odds are pretty good that no matter where you may be there’ll be an Irish pub nearby. As for the very best and most authentic, it would be impossible to list all the most amazing Irish pubs across America. But, we did our darndest narrowing things down to this list of seven great US watering holes of Irish origin. Continue reading

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The BEST Bachelor Party Trip Ever! (Going Places)

Hey there, best man! Are you planning a bachelor party trip for your soon-to-be-wed buddy? Our handy how-to guide will help you make the occasion memorable and help you make it all about him. Here’s to the groom – and … Continue reading

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#CityStories | Index

I hope you enjoyed my City Stories posts and videos highlighting some of the best food and drink in and around Shoreditch – all within a short stroll of the newly opened Point A hotel on Paul Street. Continue reading

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#CityStories: Coffee

Need a caffeine kick in Shoreditch? Or, perhaps, somewhere chilled out to pause and reflect over a cup of something warm? You’ll love the recs in this third (and final) video instalment for my City Stories collaboration with Point A Hotels. Continue reading

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#CityStories: Bars and Pubs

Thirsty in Shoreditch? You are so in the right place. Check out the second video instalment for my City Stories collaboration with Point A Hotels. Continue reading

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#CityStories: Street Food

The clip is dedicated to one of my favourite topics – street food – and features tips on where to chow down on three of the yummiest options (IMHO) for grab-n-go grub near the new Point A Hotel on Paul Street in Shoreditch. Continue reading

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Southern Italian Taste on Tour: Le Strade della Mozzarella

Le Strade della Mozzarella (“the streets of mozzarella” – LSDM for short) is an international tour showcasing Italian PDO Buffalo Mozzarella alongside other Southern Italian foods such tomatoes, pasta and extra-virgin olive oil. Continue reading

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Have a Spring Fling in These 5 Budget Destinations (Miles Away)

Birds are chirping, the snow is melting, and you’re probably going stir-crazy. It can only mean one thing: spring is here and not a minute too soon! One of the many things that we love about spring is that it’s the perfect season for travel. With fewer tourists, affordable lodgings, and great airfare rates, it’s the best time to take advantage before the peak summer crowds roll in. Continue reading

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#CityStories: Exploring #Shoreditch with #PointAHotels

Get ready for City Stories: a new series of video posts I’ve cooked up with Point A Hotels to highlight some of my favourite food and drink in and around Shoreditch. Continue reading

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2017 Folkestone Triennial Artists Announced

Has it been three years already? Time for another look at the upcoming arty happenings in Kent for the Folkestone Triennial. Continue reading

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Barcelona Uncovered with Avis

Avis has teamed up British travel writer Ben Holbrook to tour of his chosen home and uncover the best of Barcelona to help you experience the city like a local. Continue reading

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You Want to Do What Where? Start with Venuefinder

The UK’s leading venue directory, Venuefinder is a free online database with more than 15,000 venues in the UK and beyond. Event organisers – and just about anyone else needing to book somewhere to something with a group of any size – would do wise to give this reliable resource a thorough look during the early stages of your event planning. Continue reading

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HELP! I’m Lost! 3 Tips to Help You Find Your Way When You’re Astray While Traveling (Going Places)

These days with our cell phones and mobile devices keeping us in almost constant contact with friends and family and continually updated about our whereabouts, not knowing where you are at any given moment is an increasingly rare occurrence. Still, getting lost can happen — even to the savviest of travelers. If it happens to you, here’s what to do. Continue reading

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How to Get Around London for Cheap (Going Places)

London is an amazing destination but it can be a challenging place to navigate if you’re on your own and unfamiliar with London’s impressive array of transportation options. Continue reading

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Go All-In: A Guide to Europe’s Top Casinos

Through appearances on film and TV, the major casinos in the US, Vegas especially, are world famous. Who hasn’t heard of Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas? But seeing as the concept of casinos seems to have originated with the Caesars, it’s quite apt that we take a look at some of the top casinos in Europe. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #63

Good stuff and lots of it! Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip, savour and more – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Continue reading

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The Art of the Romantic Getaway (Miles Away)

Love is in the air! And we’re here to help make sure your Valentine’s Day is the best yet. Traveling as a couple offers the chance to discover what makes each of you tick while adding to a reservoir of lifelong happy memories as you experience new and exciting things together. Continue reading

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6 Weird Monuments Around the World You Have to See in Person (Miles Away)

So if your favorite memories from trips involve all the WTF sights you happen upon, here’s a list of off-kilter and truly odd monuments that you have to see in person. Continue reading

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Crescent City Cullinary Classics: The 6 Most Historic Restaurants in New Orleans (Going Places)

Steven Guzzardi / Flickr Here’s a deliciously historical look at six of the finest and oldest restaurants in one of the world’s greatest cities for eating out: New Orleans. With Mardi Gras just around the corner, it’s best you make … Continue reading

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Significant Civil Rights Sites & Destinations You Need to Add to Your Bucket List (Miles Away)

Here’s a list of 15 historic sites in Washington D.C. and across the South, representing a few of the most important Civil Rights sites and landmarks Continue reading

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Infographic: What the Chinese Zodiac Says about How You Travel

Gong xi fa cai! Homeaway has shared an insightful infographic with a breakdown of the Chinese Zodiac how your horoscope may affect the way you travel. Continue reading

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