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Why Eat Local on Your Travels?

Eating like a local whilst travelling isn’t a new concept but it’s often difficult to find the balance between eating for convenience and leaving a small impact on the environment. Where’s the gratification of eating the same meal you could do back home? Instead, why not step out of your comfort zone to eat local on your travels? 1. Helping ...

Getaways that give back

Holidays don’t have to be all about you. These days it’s easier than you think to combine an unforgettable experience with the gift of giving. Regardless of your age, creed or budget, there’s a charitable getaway out there that’s sure to provide the perfect mix of feel-good work and play, both at home and away. Conserve our country’s history and ...

20 heavenly hideaways you’ve probably never heard of – Part 1

Are you always on the lookout for the next up-and-coming city escape? Do you live to tramp unfettered landscapes before the crowd descends? Over the next month we’ll bring you awe-inducing and unique locations to add to that ever-growing bucket list. Here’s five to start you off…

Five Free Art Galleries in London

London’s art galleries possess the most incredible British and worldwide art collections and the best attraction is that the majority of them are free.  Here are five of the most popular free art galleries in central London:

1. Tate Modern



Situated on the South Bank, the Tate Modern was transformed from a disused power station to one of the most visited galleries in London. Modern and contemporary art collections are spread over five floors which are designed to recreate the chronological order of the most influential art movements of the twentieth century from where you can gaze at the art of Picasso, Magritte, Dali and Rothko, amongst many others.  In addition, the enormous Turbine Hall exhibits commissioned artists’ installations and the extra top floors make for an amazing view over the skyline of London. Don't forget you can also visit Tate Britain, sister to the Modern, for free too.

2. National Portrait Gallery



Nestled near the heart of theatre land in the West End, is London’s

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Off the beaten Rajasthani track

It might sound silly, but India is vast and unlike most countries that match or exceed it in land mass, there’s a lot to see. Most travellers stick to the golden triangle of Rajasthan, however there’s so much more to this area of India than the Taj Mahal, the Pink City and James Bond Island. Pushkar   This oasis near ...

Underwater Indulgence

This year Dubai will unveil the world’s first underwater homes. The three-story luxury lodgings consist of two decked-out upper floors plus a glass-walled lower level that’s entirely submerged, providing panoramic seascapes of the Persian Gulf. Real estate co, the Kleindienst Group, will complete construction of the 42 floating villas by the end of the year, with the first tenants set ...

Prague – Europe’s best kept secret

Quite easily one of the most underrated of all cities, the city of Prague is also Europe’s best kept secret and a sight to behold. The city’s seamless yet stunning transformation from medieval old town to modern hip architecture makes it a deserving UNESCO World Heritage site. Nicknamed ‘ the City of a Hundred Spires’ , read on to find out ...

Welcome to the sambadrome – the spiritual side of Rio

Rio is in the spotlight this year, as the city is ready to host two of the greatest shows on earth. After a successful World Cup in 2014, Rio is getting ready for this year’s Olympic Games. However, don’t let samba, caipirinhas and the girl from Ipanema distract you from the spiritual journey that this majestic city could take you ...

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