One for the Road: Travel’s Little Luxuries

Once you’ve been on the road for a little while, it starts to happen. The smallest, simplest things become travel’s little luxuries. If you’ve been backpacking – a strong wi-fi signal, a steady supply of copious hot water, a single dorm bed in an empty room. If you’ve been moving around a lot, luxury can…

Kansas City Travel Guides: Exploring KC on the Cheap

Kansas City is most famous for its thriving jazz scene, barbecue joints, and myriad of fountains, but there is much more to this city than first meets the eye. Dodge the tourist traps and you will uncover a culturally rich metropolis that makes for an excellent getaway destination that won’t break the bank. Voted by…

5 Places to Get Your Dose of Culture and History in China

China is a massive country with an incredible amount of history. There’s plenty of places to see evidence of this, and while there’s only five places featured here, this list could go on for days. We all know about the Great Wall of China, so be sure check these places off the list as well…

An Ideal Weekend in Sydney

The Harbour City is the perfect destination for a weekend break. Offering delicious dining and sophisticated wining options, as well as world class entertainment, Sydney has something for everyone. The jewel in Sydney’s crown is undoubtedly Sydney Harbour, and the city’s spectacular setting in beautiful natural surrounds. There are always plenty of things to do…

An introduction to Greek Island hopping

The Greek Islands are a traveler’s delight – picturesque blue and white towns, sparkling waters, delicious food and a laid back atmosphere. There are historical sites to visit, outdoor activities aplenty and golden beaches strung out like jewels along the coastline. To help you on your journey to mastering Greek Island hopping, here’s a primer,…

6 spookiest places on earth

All Hallows Eve is a celebration observed in a number of places around the world, a Christianised festival of a pagan Celtic harvest rite, or Samhain. Originally a celebration to remember the dead, including saints and matyrs, these days Halloween is a far more commercialised and secular affair. People in costumes party, children go trick-or-treating…

3 days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur offers a variety of attractions to visitors to this South East Asian hub. A heady mix of old and new, Kuala Lumpur boasts shiny glass and steel skyscrapers sharing space with narrow winding streets overlooked by colonial shopfronts, bright neon shopping malls and green parks aflutter with birdlife, and…

3 days in Sorrento, Pompeii and Naples, Italy

Looking to spend a long weekend in the Naples area? This itinerary for 3 days in Sorrento, Pompeii and Naples will take you to the best sights in the region, from the charms of sleepy Sorrento, to the awe inspiring ruins of Pompeii, and lastly, the character-filled streets of Naples and the stunning artwork hidden…