199 steps Whitby
The Yorkshire town was recently named the second best travel destination in the world by Condé Nast. What makes the seaside town so popular and why should you visit Whitby? By Phil Taylor Where is Whitby? Well it is in Yorkshire. North Yorkshire to be specific. It overlooks the North Sea on the east side of England and is situated in between...
Kjeragbolten has to be one of the best hikes in Norway. It is a challenging hike, known as the Kjerag Hike, which takes you 1000 metres above the sparkling turquoise fjord below. And for explorers who reach the top of the hike a unique challenge awaits - a lone boulder lays wedged between two rockfaces just waiting to be...
Most photographed beach
This ordinary ship from the Clyde has had an extraordinary life - from rescuing survivors at Dunkirk in its early years to its final resting place where it now features as the backdrop to the most photographed beach in Europe. This is the story of the MV Panagiotis. MV Panagiotis – From the Clyde to Zakynthos By James McKean Constructed on...
Amsterdam couples weekend
When you take away the heavy-going nightlife, the ‘coffee shops’, and the obscure museums, Amsterdam remains to be one of the most accessible and fulfilling romantic getaway options available in Europe. With its idyllic backdrop of winding canals, colourful buildings, and tranquil parklands, there is a whole lot more to Amsterdam than meets the eye – read on to...
Visting London on the cheap
London is renowned as an expensive city to travel. From pricey pints to costly cabs, a visit to the capital can be an ongoing assault on your wallet. But it does not have to be this way. Visiting London on the cheap - it is possible! By Sam Roberts I love London – not because it is my home city –...
Fun things to do in Reykjavik
Iceland is becoming one of the best places to visit for a city break for many travellers. Despite the population of the city being smaller than Blackpool, it does not feel like a small English town. This is the capital city of Iceland, it is full of entertainment, history, and culture. So, what fun things are there to do...