Tag Archives: Travel

Where and When Your Selfie is a No-No (Miles Away)

Here’s a look at some situations and locations when you’ll have to allow your own imagination or a postcard to provide the memories because a selfie would just be too rude or dangerous. Continue reading

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The 7 Best Family Friendly Cities You Should Visit This Summer (Miles Away)

Here’s our roundup of seven of the most family friendly cities in the US. Continue reading

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Graze Across Galicia with Vaca y Marela

I spent the end of April grazing across one of my favourite foodie regions of Europe – Galicia – helping an amigo get a little closer to making his dreams a reality and discovering why this picturesque and verdant corner of northwestern Spain is an ideal setting for what he’s cooking up. Continue reading

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Summer Cities That are Great for Seniors (Going Places)

We took a look around the US and found these seven cities to be among the very best for chasing your dreams and enjoying your travels as a senior this summer. Continue reading

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A Local’s Guide to London: What to Do, See, and Experience (Miles Away)

American born, I’ve lived in London for over a decade. Although I’m fairly well settled in, this city never ceases to surprise and delight me. Even as a longtime resident with no plans to leave, it’s still one of my favorite destinations. Continue reading

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How to Pack for Your First Hiking Adventure

So you’ve finally made the decision to pack a bag and head out into the great wilderness to fend for yourself. This is a big step for you: taking everything you need to be self-sufficient for a few days and … Continue reading

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Hamburger USA: The Best Burger in Every State (Miles Away)

Best hamburgers in America? We reckon this list of every state’s best burger is a good starting point for your beef-bound quests. Continue reading

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Win a Bottle of Greenall’s London Dry Gin

While touring the Greenall’s distillery in Warrington I made sure to stash a bottle in my bag to share with one lucky reader. Fancy a taste of what Britain’s oldest distillers have been during since the 1761? Continue reading

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Oh Là Là! How You Can Do Paris for $100 a Day (Going Places)

Paris for $100 a day? No, we haven’t lost our marbles — it is very much possible! And you’ll even have a great time experiencing the best the City of Lights has to offer. But doing Paris on the cheap will take a bit of thinking ahead and careful spending.
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8 Great Trips to Take with Mom (Going Places)

Next time you’re trying to decide whether to go on vacation or visit your mother, consider doing both by taking Mom on a trip that she won’t forget. Continue reading

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CLC World Hotels & Resorts Offering Free Holidays

As summer begins to arrive, families and couples are looking for places to stay while they plan their holiday trips. Many different companies offer various promotions to showcase their resorts in locations all over the world, which can include special benefits or discounts. But how many companies offer 7 nights for free outside of a booking fee? Continue reading

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America’s Most Amazing Comic Book Shops (Miles Away)

The halcyon days of comic book shops may be long gone now that fans can purchase their favorite titles and collectibles online. But the feeling of browsing a comic book shop will never be replaced. Luckily a few gems still exist and are worth seeking out. Continue reading

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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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