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Best of London’s West End Threatre For Spring and Summer 2012

Best of London’s West End Threatre For Spring and Summer 2012

2012 looks set to be an exciting year in London, with the buzz building up to the Olympics in July. The theatre world is no exception, with a number of exciting productions being announced for the West End. If you’re planning a trip to London, seeing a musical or play in the West End is […]

February 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
For A Unique Summer Vacation Try Enchanting Sardinia

For A Unique Summer Vacation Try Enchanting Sardinia

As the British Big Chill sets in even further, many are finding comfort in thoughts of this year’s summer holiday. Instead of jetting off to Spain or Portugal this year, why not try the Med’s somewhat forgotten island, Sardinia, and sample a culture which is more independent and unique than you may have first thought.

February 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
X-Ray Body Scanners Banned in Europe

X-Ray Body Scanners Banned in Europe

Good news for anyone traveling in Europe. The European Union has prohibited the use of X-ray body scanners in all European airports. These are the same scanners that the TSA has installed in hundreds of US airports as a way of checking airline passengers for hidden explosives under their clothing. The European Commission, which regularly […]

February 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
World’s Top Concert Destinations To Rock Your Summer Vacation

World’s Top Concert Destinations To Rock Your Summer Vacation

Some concert aficionados appreciate more than just whatever band or artist is on stage at the moment. Sometimes it is about the venue itself. It’s not strictly about acoustics either. An argument can be made that a true concert experience is the atmosphere of the venue and the surroundings. No matter how far technology has […]

February 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
My Journey To Mongolia – A Trip Report

My Journey To Mongolia – A Trip Report

Mongolia is a sprawling country in the fact that it is one of the least (if not the least) densely populated country in the world. We traveled for hours without seeing a ger – also called a “yurt” (the collapsible homes of nomadic Mongolian families), and commonly when we stopped for lunch on our own there was little habitation dotting the horizon.

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Tenerife’s Top Ten Sightseeing Attractions

Tenerife’s Top Ten Sightseeing Attractions

Holidays to Tenerife in the Canary Islands have the potential to be a relaxing beach holiday all year round, as the temperature rarely dips below 18C (65F) even in winter months. With excellent nightlife, an action packed activity holiday with every sport and water sport that you could wish for, Tenerife is the ideal winter […]

February 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Foodie’s Intro To Luscious Sicilian Food

A Foodie’s Intro To Luscious Sicilian Food

If the current BBC TV series ‘Sicily Unpacked’ is anything to go by then our fascination with the beauty of Sicilian food and culture continues to grow. The show features Giorgio Locatelli, widely considered to be one of the best Italian chefs working in the UK, inspiring his travel companion, Andrew Graham-Dixon with some of […]

February 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top Barcelona Attractions Beyond The City Walls

Top Barcelona Attractions Beyond The City Walls

After wandering around the La Ramblas and familiarising yourself with the Gaudi masterpieces, there is a danger of taking Barcelona for granted.
With its lavish architecture, nightlife and peerless attractions, the boredom factor might seem impossible but how many times can you scale the Sagrada Família without wondering what lies beyond the city’s borders?

January 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Unique Hawaii – A Local Expert Shares His Secrets

Unique Hawaii – A Local Expert Shares His Secrets

While millions of tourists descend on this gorgeous state every year, I believe too few ever venture far from their hotel’s beach or the tried-and-true tourist attractions to see the true beauty of the islands. This is a real shame, as the Hawaiian Islands have many more truly special sites that can make a lasting impression on those willing to make a little effort to seek them out.

January 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
London Nightlife Goes Retro With Swinging Blitz Parties

London Nightlife Goes Retro With Swinging Blitz Parties

The 1930s and 1940s might seem like an unlikely era to emulate when it comes to partying, but the combination of swing music, kitsch Union Jack-bedecked decor and the chance to dress up in polka dots, stockings and pin-up icon make-up provide a hip escape from the monotony of daily life and drum and bass music! From cabaret bars to big band dances and interactive cinema, here’s a brief introduction to the retro revival evoking the romantic spirit of Blitz-era London.

January 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Take A Romantic California Highway 1 Road Trip For Valentine’s Day

Take A Romantic California Highway 1 Road Trip For Valentine’s Day

This year, rather than rushing to get that perfect reservation, consider planning a little road trip down the California coast, complete with romantic playlists for your MP3 (the modern mix tape) and stops that include rose petals on the bed and chilled champagne. Here are a few tips to plan a trip your honey is sure to love.

January 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Trulli Madly Deeply Romantic Puglia

Trulli Madly Deeply Romantic Puglia

The Caribbean, the Seychelles, Barbados; while these are all great romantic destinations, they can also be, well, a little clichéd! One up-and-coming destination is Puglia – often referred to as the next Tuscany or Italy’s biggest secret. Puglia is situated at Italy’s south-easternmost region (known to many of us as the heel of the boot) and is […]

January 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Isabel’s Culinary Adventures in Aruba

Isabel’s Culinary Adventures in Aruba

Our destination in Aruba is Caribbean Palm Resort. Because the island does not list street names, it takes us awhile to locate the resort. We are not disappointed. A tropical haven with palm trees and two swimming pools (one perfect for laps),an outdoor bar (naturally), grills and pool chaises greet us.

January 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Australia’s Gold Coast – A Magnet For Beach Lovers And Sports Enthusiasts

Australia’s Gold Coast – A Magnet For Beach Lovers And Sports Enthusiasts

The Gold Coast of Australia is the adventure capital of Queensland. Situated close to the major cities of Sydney and Brisbane the area is a magnet for party goers. It is also a popular holiday destination for families who wish to visit the many theme parks in the region.

January 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Valentine’s Day Escapes to Intimate Bed and Breakfast Inns

Valentine’s Day Escapes to Intimate Bed and Breakfast Inns

Don’t look now but Cupid is making moves. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and he’s sharpening his arrows and stocking his quiver in playful preparation. He’s aiming to ratchet up the romance on couples of all kinds, from youthful sweethearts to long-time partners. When his arrow strikes, love blooms. If you’re thinking of […]

January 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top Winter Destinations To Light Your Fire

Top Winter Destinations To Light Your Fire

Not all of us want to escape the cold, now do we? Wicked Good Travel Tips has already touched on Quebec City, but for those who are looking to linger in the winter, here are a few can’t miss travel suggestions :

January 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Backpacker’s Thailand Trip Report – Two Weeks Is Just Not Enough!

Backpacker’s Thailand Trip Report – Two Weeks Is Just Not Enough!

To give you some context, Thailand featured in my RTW trip as a final stop off to break up the flight home from Australia. I knew it as a country that featured as one of the original must travel locations and being a hub for the whole South East Asia region. However I did regard this as a generic itinerary and therefore I had tailored a different trip, one that was a little bit unique and not a carbon copy of ones my friends had been on.

January 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Best of the West – Best Ski Resorts For Your Winter Vacation

Best of the West – Best Ski Resorts For Your Winter Vacation

Sure, east coast skiing gets you sliding over snow, but when you get tired of the ice and slop, follow the words of Horatio Alger and go west! Western mountains and ski areas have a variety of snow conditions, terrain and apres-ski activities. When you are ready to get some snow and slope-side action this […]

January 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
World’s 5 Most Awe-inspiring UNESCO Sites

World’s 5 Most Awe-inspiring UNESCO Sites

The UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites now sits at over 900 – but how many are truly awe-inspiring, must-see places to visit before you die? We’ve whittled the list down to just five, ranging from a city carved from rock to a world-famous mausoleum…

January 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Where To Live for the Price of a Parking Space in London?

Where To Live for the Price of a Parking Space in London?

It was recently revealed that a parking space in a prime spot in central London is typically worth more than some houses in the UK.  A permanent space in ultra-swanky Kensington and Chelsea was professionally valued at just under £100,000, a staggering figure in isolation, but even more surprising when one considers that the average […]

January 10, 2012 | By | Reply More