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5 luxury escapes near Cape Town

Although the Mother City has a dazzling array of luxury accommodation offerings, and continues to collect a string of international awards, the coastal towns, winelands and mountains that surround her also have some wondrous hidden gems. Here are my top five luxury stays, all...

Foods you should never eat on a plane

Say the words "airplane food" and you'll likely hear a chorus of groans, with most people agreeing that it's best to stay away from that particular in-flight offering. Of course, there are plenty of other choices besides those questionable compartmentalized trays — the airport...

Travelling Indonesia (Infographics)

Komodo dragon at the beach
Many are drawn to Indonesia because of its allure as a tropical, exotic and far-flung destination. So vast and all-encompassing is this archipelagic nation that the diversity of its locales almost defies logic – there’s more than 17,000 islands and 300 languages in Indonesia.If...

These Are The Most Expensive Travel Days Of The Year

We all love a good travel deal, so avoid these two days. There are two days of the year that are the absolute most expensive days of the year, according to the CEO of FareCompare ― November 22nd and November 26th. Understandably, that’s the Wednesday...

Ockenden Manor Spa & Hotel Review I The Boutique Adventurer

I am spoilt when it comes to Spas. When I visited Ockenden Manor Spa I had been at Kamalaya in Koh Samui only 3 weeks earlier. They are very different spa experiences – particularly when it comes to service. But Ockenden Manor was lovely...

Top 5 luxury ski resorts in Europe

Top 5 luxury ski resorts in Europe By Dan Frith on Feb 22, 2018 in Europe, France, Regions, Switzerland, Western Europe Share24 Share Tweet15 Pin Flip +1 Stumble EmailShares 39The European Alps cover a vast area and span eight countries: France, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Liechtenstein,...

You Can Fly Around The World For Less Than $1,200

If your goal for 2018 is to see more of the world this year, it’s your lucky day. The savvy travel savers at Airfare Spot just announced a new Around The World airfare deal for only $1,189.  The itinerary links together a series of dirt-cheap...

Why you need to visit these 5 cities and towns in the Basque Country of Spain

Why you need to visit these 5 cities and towns in the Basque Country of Spain By Sheri Doyle on Feb 19, 2018 in Europe, Regions, Spain, Western Europe Share60 Share Tweet20 Pin2 Flip +1 Stumble77 EmailShares 159There is so much to love about Spain...

Resort In Bahamas Needs A CFO — That’s Chief Flamingo Officer

You’d have to be a birdbrain not to want this job. A new resort in the Bahamas is looking for a qualified person to be its CFO ― that’s chief flamingo officer. The Baha Mar resort needs a person who can take care of it resident...

What to do in Hoi An for 3 Days

Hoi An is the food capital of Vietnam. It is also an incredibly cute town mixing old and new and a stunning river side location. Here is my Hoi An blog on what to do in Hoi An for 3 days:Hoi An Blog: Where...

The Top 10 Destinations To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Every year on March 17 the Irish (and Irish at heart) around the world celebrate the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. What began as a religious feast day has since evolved into a globally recognized festival, celebrating Irish culture, dancing, singing, food ― and...

Top 5 astounding places to see in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador

Top 5 astounding places to see in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador By Diego Escobar on Feb 16, 2018 in Accommodation, Adventure Travel, Ecuador, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Regions, South America, Speciality Travel Share13 Share Tweet18 Pin Flip +1 Stumble EmailShares 31The rainforest is full of...

The Best Photography Locations in Southern Iceland • Ordinary Traveler

There’s simply no denying the otherworldly, visually-breathtaking aesthetic of the icy reaches of Southern Iceland. Home to some of the most stunning views on Earth, the sublime landscapes offer so many unimaginably unique views that dozens of our favourite Hollywood science-fiction alien worlds have...