Christmas Dinner Table
Festive Food You Must Try In London This Christmas

Family may be the most important thing at Christmas, but food comes a close second. Whether you’re a traditionalist that prefers to stick to turkey and all the trimmings, or you’re happy to try something a little more exotic at Christmas time, London has you...

The Gore Hotel at Christmas
The Best Hotel in London for a Christmas Staycation

Up until now I'd never had a "Staycation" but it's certainly become a trend for people who lead busy lives and just want to relax without going too far away from home. Which makes sense; why spend half your weekend in airports or on trains...

how to make friends with pal app
How to make friends with Pal App

I often feel like it's assumed that everybody has friends and that we all have people to do things with. But what we as a society don't often talk about is how difficult it can be to make friends sometimes, especially in a new city. With...

Cyprus's hidden beauties
Cyprus’s Hidden Beauties

Blessed with an abundance of historic, cultural, and natural sights, Cyprus is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe. Planning a trip there? There are many towns and cities to choose from, so it can be tough to decide where to base yourself. Each has...

Taking the ferry from Dover to Calais with DFDS

Until last week I had no idea how easy it could be to drive from London to France. I always imagined it would take a long time, but all in all it took about 4.5 hours door-to-door. One minute I was eating McDonalds breakfast at...

Smart phone travel
Why your phone is your new travel multi-tool

Picture an explorer and what do you see? Chances are, you have the same image in your mind as I do: decked out in khaki, wide-brimmed hat, solid boots and, more importantly, laden down with stuff. Map? Check. Binoculars? Check. Butterfly net and specimen jars?...

Endless Sunshine Makes UAE a Sports Paradise

What are the first items that come to mind when thinking about a trip to the Middle East? Are sports at the top of the list? One would hardly think so. Most people talking off the top of their heads would probably not even get to...