My Love Affair With Scandinavia

While some people argue the technicalities of Scandinavia’s scope – with some firmly believing that Finland and Iceland are mere hangers-on and some equally firmly believing that Finland and Iceland are integral parts of Scandinavian identity – I am too busy loving Scandinavia to worry too much about its boundaries. My fascination with Scandinavia began [...]


Would you like to take your pet on holiday?

For many of us our pets are part of the family, and as there is so much pet-friendly accommodation around, why let your animal miss out on all the fun? PRECAUTIONS You should ensure that vaccinations, and flea and worm treatments are up-to-date, and that your pet has an ID tag showing your name, holiday [...]


Exploring Shanghai

Shanghai is China’s most heavily populated city, and it has been one of the major Asian cities concerning trade since the 19th Century. Culture and Sport The Shanghai Museum has an impressive collection of art, with an array of Chinese historical artefacts which are among the most notable in the world. While situated in People’s [...]



With the world so accessible to explore nowadays – how do you make the decision on where to travel? For an Island experience with many interesting and relaxing places to visit Cyprus is the ideal place. Where to stay? Cyprus is divided with its ownership – the South belonging to Greece and North to Turkey. [...]


Glasgow – better than the reputation

The Changing face of Glasgow Thinking of Glasgow would bring thoughts of a grim, dour city, an industrial landscape falling in to decay as industry struggled and jobs left the city. It was a picture that seemed to be validated through the media, and through the butt of comedians’ jokes. Yet like any great city, [...]


Berlin’s Top Attractions

Being Europe’s hotspot in the moment, a visit to Berlin seems almost mandatory for every traveller. For you not to be overwhelmed by the many attractions that the German capital has to offer, here a little list with Berlin’s top attractions. Visit the 18th century Brandenburg Gate, which is one of the city’s most famous [...]


Retreat to India

Whether you are a complete novice or a highly experienced teacher, where better to experience Yoga than it’s birth place, India? Yoga has been used for thousands of years as a method of uniting physical body, mind, spirit and extended body or environment known as Sanskrit. Where to start As with all breaks or trips [...]