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By Ella
On: 11th January, 2021

The Top Five Happiest Countries in the World 2020

  • Finland
  • Denmark
  • Switzerland
  • Iceland
  • Norway

Every year, the World Happiness Report is released, revealing the list of the happiest countries in the world. These are destinations where people feel safe and secure, there is a strong community spirit, and work and life are actually in balance. This year, the Nordic countries have…

By Ella
On: 14th December, 2020

Bon Appetit! Our Favourite Food Holidays Around the World

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • The Winelands and Cape
  • Oaxaca & Chiapas
  • Greece

Travel is an activity that activates all the senses - especially the taste buds. Whether it's just-caught lobster in Nova Scotia, a rich and creamy pasta dish in Italy, or a little bit of everything in foodie haven, Melbourne, feasting on local delicacies is a great way to sink your teeth…

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By Emily
On: 7th December, 2020

The Best Travel Podcasts

These days it seems like there's a podcast for everything, and anyone who's anyone seems to have launched their own podcast during lockdown. So to save you wading through the sea that is the podcast library, here are our top picks for the best travel podcasts for when you need a dose of escapism...

By Emily
On: 23rd November, 2020

Leaf-Peeping: The Best Autumn Destinations in Europe

  • Porto & the Douro Valley
  • Finland
  • Lake Bled & the Triglav National Park
  • Croatia
  • Provence

It's no secret that North America does autumn well, and we have previously written about our favourite spots across the continent to admire the 'fall' colours. This time around, we are going to look into the best autumn destinations in Europe that are perfect for a spot of leaf-peeping...

By Ella
On: 12th October, 2020

Hit the Trail: The Best Hiking Holidays Around the World

  • Zambia
  • Australia
  • Bhutan
  • The Dolomites
  • Vietnam
  • Corsica

We're all for a relaxing holiday packed with pampering spa treatments and lazy beach days, but sometimes an active adventure in nature is just what the doctor ordered. In fact, a recent study from Trinity College, Dublin, found that a regular dose of 'awe' helps boost healthy emotions such…

By Ella
On: 5th October, 2020

Time to Reconnect: The Benefits of Authentic Travel

  • Norway
  • Australia
  • Tanzania
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Transylvania
  • Mongolia
  • Buenos Aires & the Pampas
  • Brazil

We are living in an age of convenience with a world of technology, information and services at our fingertips. The benefit? Life is far easier. The downside? We end up feeling utterly disconnected from the world around us. Reconnect travel is about pressing pause on the madness of modern…

By Emily
On: 18th September, 2020

The Best Travel Series to Keep us Inspired to Travel

  • The Masai Mara
  • Bangkok
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Singapore
  • Buenos Aires & the Pampas
  • Oaxaca & Chiapas
  • Lima
  • Bogotá
  • Copenhagen
  • Venice
  • Seville
  • Botswana
  • Bolivia
  • Chile
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Mexico City
  • Argentina

If 2020 has been good for anything, it's boxsets. At the very least, lockdown has given us plenty of time to catch up on all of those shows we've been meaning to watch for years, but never quite got around to. What 2020 has not been good for, on the other hand, is ticking off destinations…

By Ella
On: 10th September, 2020

Our Favourite Wellbeing Holidays

  • Japan
  • The Indian Himalayas
  • The Dolomites
  • Italian Lakes
  • New Zealand
  • Namibia

Wellbeing holidays can mean something different to each of us. Maybe it's a stay in a serene beach resort that leaves you feeling perfectly pampered or a getaway in nature that gives you the chance to unwind and disconnect. Perhaps it's a glamorous getaway for one that you've been craving or…

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By Olivia
On: 7th August, 2020

Remote Island Holidays: Our Favourite Exotic Hideaways

  • Andaman Islands
  • San Juan Islands
  • Spice Islands & the Tanzanian Coast
  • Zanzibar
  • Mafia Island
  • Pemba Island
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Fiji

Fancy escaping reality for a moment? Us too. Lockdown lows might have reached their trough a few weeks ago, but now the world is starting to open up again and we are beginning to regain some sort of normality in our lives. In this new normal, all of those daydreams about far-flung exotic…

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By Ella
On: 8th July, 2020

Top Tips for Planning a Driving Holiday in Europe

  • France
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Italy

As the world opens up again for travel, we're willing to bet that road trips are going to be the big summer trend. If you're planning a driving holiday in Europe there's a lot to consider, from destinations to driving routes and from packing essentials to memorable activities along the way.…