Chill Factore

  Here in the UK it’s cold. It’s cold during the autumn and winter, the spring is often chilly, and even our summers can get slightly nippy. To make matters even more frustrating, as cold as it gets, it’s rare that we get any real persistent snow during the winters. Sure, we get the occasional ...
Barcelona sunset

  If you’re itching to get away on holiday this year, Spain will no doubt be on many of your radars. Spain is a hugely popular holiday destination for holidaymakers from all over Europe, and indeed, the world. Whereas the country is commonly associated with holidays in the sun, you may be interested to hear ...
Madrid in winter

Snow in Madrid     Have you got the New Year blues yet? Of course you have! It’s cold, it’s wet, it’s grey, everybody’s poor and is complaining about their weight and their bank balances, and summer seems like a lifetime away. Apologies, we aren’t trying to put you in an even worse mood, we’re ...
Skiing in Spain

  If you’re looking for a winter holiday idea, skiing is certainly up there with some of the most popular possibilities. Skiing is an extremely enjoyable activity enjoyed during the winter, once the cold weather has set in. In order to ski, you need snow. When you think of snow and skiing, resorts located in ...
Hanoi street

  If you’re looking for an exotic, beautiful, and historic country to visit for your next vacation or trip overseas, might we be so bold as to suggest Vietnam? Located in the Far East of Asia, Vietnam is a stunning part of the world, yet in terms of foreign tourists, it is considered to be ...
patrick tomasso

Most of us suffer from flight anxiety, at least before disembarking the plane at our dream destination. However, even then, a lot of people continue to deal with a constant fear of flying and what might happen if something goes wrong next time. I surely know I do. It’s very important to get past a ...
27 the gang

“How much longer?” I asked, dreading the answer. “Five more kilometres”, came the discouraging reply. Suppressing a groan, I shifted my position on the bike for the umpteenth time and tried in vain to push harder on the pedals. Five kilometres when you are pedalling on a flat surface is, even for an amateur cyclist …

Colosseum

  Due to a little oversight, our recent visit to the Colosseum almost didn't happen. We woke up early so we could beat the crowds, had a quick breakfast and legged it towards the Colosseum. Despite our best efforts, when we finally got there, a nasty surprise lay in waiting: the disheartening long queue for ...
Neve di Latte

  Does “The last time I had a gelato in Rome, I was not impressed” sound familiar? That's because while Rome’s gelato is mostly good it can also be mediocre, depending on where you're buying from. Truth is there are so many good gelaterias in Rome that finding the ones that stand out can be ...
Greek amphitheater

  Barcelona can be considered one of the most popular tourist attractions that you can find in the world. Millions of people visit here on a yearly basis; in fact, there are so many of us that it's considered that tourism is the second biggest problem after unemployment. Why do they say that? To put ...