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Want to travel to the corners of the world without breaking the bank? These 10 destinations might be just the ticket. Selected due to their value for money and favourable hotel reputation, these towns, cities and national parks will not disappoint.
Since Burma's fifteen year tourism ban came to an end, backpackers have become curious to explore this intriguing country. Burma is rich in history, culture, sights and sounds with a surprise around every corner.
A destination often has an iconic building or place that one instantly associates with it. Think Taj Mahal for India, The Eiffel Tower for France. However, the photo often used to promote the tiny Balkan country of Montenegro is in fact an uber luxury Aman resort, the Aman Sveti Stefan.
In two weeks and one day I will be setting off to travel the globe. I have been planning this trip for the past six months and boy have I learnt a few lessons.
The job of our unconscious mind is to keep us safe and protected - to keep us out of the way of potentially life threatening situations. Fear in these situations is obviously very useful, but the trouble is that our minds often connect up what should actually be neutral situations to something it perceives is harmful to us.
I've always loved Italy. I love the sunshine, the people, the food... What's not to adore about the sun-soaked cities and rural landscapes?
When we asked people to give us advice about going to Brazil, everyone always mentioned Rio de Janeiro. Rio this, Rio that, just go to Rio. But no one really said much about São Paulo. It seemed like people didn't really go there much. As our cab weaved through traffic in São Paulo's city center, our virgin eyeballs take in the first impressions of this rarely recommended city.
It's World Rum Day this weekend (Saturday 16th August), so get drinking the stuff. Here are our favourite places to play pirate and swig it baby.
It's fair to say we live in an era of busy lifestyles. Sometimes we can barely find the time to wipe off our make up caked faces before collapsing into bed for the night. But did you know that failure to remove make up is one of the biggest factors contributing to ageing skin?
This is a hotch-potch of a recipe but the umami flavour of the miso paste works really well with the traditional English ingredients of honey, apple and sage.