Monthly Archives: January 2016

Top 50 destinations to visit in 2016.

Travel + Leisure recently compiled this list of the most captivating and up and coming destinations to be visited in 2016. The list varies from remote Indian islands to cosmopolitan South American cities. Some of the destinations offered as desirable this year include the classics perennially visited by adventure-hungry travellers; such as Bali (#12) and Borneo […]

Bryson “Down Under”

Bill Bryson is a name I perpetually confused with Bill Bailey all through school. It wasn’t until a public humiliation in an English lesson that this changed. Since then I’ve wondered about his work and heard a great deal of positivity about it, yet I’d never endeavoured to read any of it. I recently picked […]

The curious tale of the U-Bahn.

German Trains are, so goes the stereotype, the epitome of punctuality; every traveller’s dream. An efficient transportation system is a godsend to both the time-constrained, sight-seeing tourist, and the uninhibited traveller alike. On each of the 5 trips I have been on to Germany, I have been delighted with the ease in which the transport […]

How to name your Travel Blog.

Thinking of a name for a new blog is the fundamental stumbling point for any would-be blogger. It has to be eternally relevant (for as long as you plan to keep the blog) and mustn’t pigeon-hole you into irrelevance should your situations change. Over at, Liz, (the owner and traveller-in-chief) has cultivated a fantastic […]