This blog post was first published at Wild Woman. I close my shutters on the night sky. A different view to the place I first called home, and the se...
Istanbul is home to over 14million people, but at 4 or 5am on a May morning, when the sun is breaking through the midnight blue sky, there is virtually no one around. This usually chaotic and overwhelming city has a serenity and peace that is breathtaking.
I'm trying to practice a meditation/hypnotherapy technique I learned a few years back to stop myself panicking and hopefully avoid another dose of ketamine on top of the morphine and tramadol I've already been pumped with. It involves visualising yourself in your 'happy place'.
Encouraging travellers to look beyond the iconic city and promoting tourism which protects the wealth of natural resources in the wider state, a much bigger, greener apple, is a key part of this work.
Going on holiday is meant to reduce stress, not add to it. But misfortune can strike at any time, such as the travel operator going bust or a natura...
On returning from holiday in Portugal, a friend of mine and his boyfriend of two years revealed that they had encountered problems due to their sexuality at the resort they were staying at...
Regardless of when you're in Stockholm, it's worth remembering that most of the city's museums let kids in free. You'll also get 'free' admission to many of the city's museums if you buy the Stockholm Card - though this only works out cheaper in certain situations.
Last year, more than 4m visitors flocked to Yosemite national park in California to gape at the dramatic mountains, hike through the vast meadows and soak up the stunning scenery. There's nothing worse, however, than trying to bask in nature's glory while being jostled by a coach load of snap-happy selfie enthusiasts.
Whether you're into sleeping al fresco under the stars and in the middle of the woods or bunking in a luxurious hotel bedroom with a beautiful view of the rolling hills, there's a bed in the Cotswolds with your name on it!
If being around really tall people is your kind of thing, go to Holland. The average man is 6'3". And that's without clogs on. As well as clogs, several other C-words can be ascribed to the Netherlands' capital city: canals, coffee shops and culture, for instance; all of which Amsterdam has in abundance.
For probably 90% of Peak District visitors, myself included, walking is the main attraction. With its rolling dales emanating burnt colours and interspersed by towering craggy faces, the bleak beauty of the Peak District screams out to be explored.
Half the fishermen and artisans on the beach where we live were expecting them even before they arrived. R had asked about dhow rides and a fishing trip for my dad and on our weekend strolls, they would wave us over.
The majority of people know there's more to Ibiza. Yet media scaremongering leads us to believe we shouldn't visit destinations like the White Isle due to its club culture.
The classic road trip vacation; it's an all-American, wholesome, and cultural pastime, one that dates back to the Second World War. But not all road trips have to begin in America. If you're after a thrilling driving holiday with views to make you feel alive, here are seven great places for a classic, old-fashioned road trip.
Out of the five of us sipping on Bolivian beer, four had left jobs, the other one was on extended leave. We were all between the ages of mid-20s and mid-30s and many of us didn't really know what we wanted to be when we 'grew up.'
'Hakuna Matata - No worries, for the rest of your days'....is not the only lesson colourfully brought into our life by Disney. Here are 15 more flurries of positivity we can live by, to give us the perseverance to keep pushing on: because everybody needs a little pick-me-up sometimes!