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What to see and do in Jordan

Jordan is a relatively small country on the eastern bank of the Jordan River. It shares borders with Israel and the shores of the Red Sea. A unique country, Jordan is becoming noticed on a global scale. It’s quickly become a popular destination for travellers worldwide. Adventurers in Jordan can expect diverse sightseeing. There are archeological wonders, stunning mountain ranges, natural beauty and breathtaking desert landscapes. Jordan is also known for its hospitality, and authentic ...

Things to do in Montevideo, Uruguay

We spent a couple of days getting to know Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay after our stay on a Uruguayan cowboy ranch. Arriving on a Sunday we found the city incredibly sleepy especially for a capital city, and in South America during the world cup! Were we in the right place? Perhaps it was just because we were comparing Montevideo to the last big city we’d be in: Rio de Janeiro and host city for ...

Where and what to eat in Tokyo

Tokyo: unique style, impressive architecture and world renowned cuisine. Tokyo is on many traveller’s bucket lists. This busy and bustling city is an eclectic mix of historic tradition and the ultra modern. Stunning pink cherry blossoms, towering skyscrapers, classic and traditional temples and large public gardens. Despite being a hectic city at times, Tokyo offers areas for quiet contemplation amid the chaotic crowds and noisy streets. While visiting Tokyo there is one thing you can ...

Everything you need to know about the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world. A seemingly endless array of hexagonal tiles (created by the crystalline nature of the salt) create one of the world’s most unique landscapes. The Bolivian salt flats are 10,582 square kilometres (4,086 sq mi) and is one of the most popular stops on anyone’s South America itinerary. Visiting the Salar de Uyuni is a once in a lifetime experience. It was something I knew ...

A guide to Lake Titicaca & the floating islands of Uros

In Andean culture, Titicaca is the birthplace of the sun. If that wasn’t enough of an accolade, it’s also the largest lake in South America, and the highest navigable body of water in the world. The deep blue lake has been home to different peoples who have all left their mark on the landscape. Today it’s the region of Lake Titicaca is a mix of cathedrals and fields against a backdrop of Andean peaks. Whilst ...

The Ultimate Guide To The Wimbledon Queue

It’s time for strawberries and cream, chilled prosecco, white clothing and M&S picnics; it’s Wimbledon season! Us British folks are good at queueing we understand how to stand in line better than most other nations. So, when it comes to Wimbledon, one of the highlights of the British sporting calendar you can be sure there’s a good queue in there somewhere. Whilst I'm not a tennis player, there’s something about this very English fortnight that ...

Best things to do in Lima, Peru

The city of Lima is a sprawling one. With 43 districts and a population of around 9 million it’s not always the calmest place to be. But, it is beautiful. As is the food. And there are plenty of things to do in Lima too. The city is usually surrounded in fog but don’t worry, you won’t often see rain clouds. Lima is the second driest capital in the world after Cairo in Egypt. There’s ...

5 of the best hikes in Guernsey for coastline lovers!

The Channel Island of Guernsey is ideal for adventurous souls. This small island has a beautiful, rugged coastline with hidden coves, cliffs, forts that are hundreds of years old and miles upon miles of hiking. The Guernsey Coastline makes up some of the most varied coastline you’ll find anywhere in Britain. There are hiking routes all over the island from short easy walks to longer scrambles. Better still, there are kiosks throughout so that you ...

5 best bike rides in Vancouver

One of the best ways to get around Vancouver is by bike. It's such a bike friendly city with bike paths and lanes everywhere. Come summer you'll see hundreds of people on their bikes as they go to or from work, meet up with friends or race around in pelotons. Whether you're a Vancouver local or are planning a trip here, here are 5 of the best bikes rides in Vancouver. Stanley Park If you're ...

Everything you need to know about cycling around Stanley Park, Vancouver

I'm going to put it out there and say you hagen't been to Vancouver unless you've gone around part of Stanley Park either on foot or by bike (or roller blades if that's more your style). Stanley Park is a downtown Vancouverite's 1000acre back yard. And, one of the best ways to explore it is by bike. There are many companies throughout Vancouver that rent bikes. You can rent tandems too! Bike rentals run from an ...