Kissing Chicken

  Tuan Chau, a crowded ghost town "Yes?" answered the monotonous voice, speaking in a heavy accented English. "Hi, we have booked a bus from Ha Long bay to Hanoi for today at 12 and we were wondering when is the bus coming?" It was 12:10. "Yes. Bus coming," he answered, clearly not understanding my ...
lake garda

  As you probably know, Italy is famous for a lot of things. It is a country responsible for delicious pasta, wood-fired pizza, juicy Sicilian lemons, fine wine, art, culture, and truly spectacular weather. Oh, and not to mention some of the best football players to ever grace the beautiful game. Today, though, I’m not ...
yorkshire dales

  Here in the UK, as surprising as it may be for my overseas readers, there's so much on offer to visitors besides Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and, well, you get where I’m going with this, right? Don’t get me wrong, I love London, but the UK as a whole has ...
Honolulu

  As a travel blogger, I have to say that the United States of America is a country that, despite fascinating me, somehow didn't make it on my recent travel list. The last time I've been there was, let's see, 1995. Yes, you've read that right. A quarter of a century ago. Boy, I'm old. ...
warsaw

  If you’ve been paying attention to the highly entertaining and interesting world of the travel industry, you may have noticed how, over the last few years, slightly more unusual European countries have been chosen as holiday destinations in place of the tried and tested ones. Whereas you can always count on countries such as ...
Rochester Castle

  Yes, yes, I know, it’s another castle article, but you know me and my castles, right? You can never have enough castles in your life, and as the weather starts to warm up, and we finally find ourselves able to enjoy more time outdoors, what better way to pass the time than by visiting ...
Mount St Michel

  France is a country I can’t help but be in awe at. Their countryside is beautiful, their weather is surprisingly pleasant, the architecture there is second to none, and the food is simply out of this world. I like to consider myself quite the cultured individual, and as any cultured individual will know, France ...
Patara

  Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside, oh I do like to be beside the sea. Well, I know I certainly do, and I’m sure I’m not the only one either. There’s just something about being by the coast that helps soothe the soul. Whether it’s the salt in the sea air, ...
siena

  Italy is a country that I hold near and dear to my heart. After all, it’s renowned for its blue skies, sunny weather, warm temperatures, fantastic wine, and absolutely beautiful cuisine. If you’re anything like me, you’re likely chomping at the bit to hop on a plane or boat, and head abroad on a ...
Whitby, North Yorkshire

  Well, it’s safe to say that spring has sprung, the sun is shining, the birds are singing, trees are blossoming, flowers are blooming, and I’m starting to get the itch to go exploring again as soon as permitted to do so. When people think of holidays, they often imagine themselves sat on a beach ...
Road trip

  Right now, it’s probably safe to say that most of you could use a holiday. I certainly know that I could. In fact, as I write this, I’m in the process of doing some research for when my next trip is going to be. For my next trip, though, I’m thinking of doing something ...