Friday’s Photo Session – A Taste of Malaysia

A country rich in beautiful landscapes, impressive structures, delicious dining options and, quite possibly, the friendliest people on earth, Malaysia is a fantastic holiday destination for those who are looking for something that little bit different. Perfectly positioned between Thailand and Singapore in the South China Sea, Malaysia enjoys a good year-round climate, and providing…

What are the Top 10 Holiday Destinations for 2014?

Lonely Planet has released its annual ‘Best in Travel’ guide, and if you cannot decide where to go or what to do for your annual holiday in 2014, you might want to invest in this latest write-up from the world’s most famous travel gurus. Covering categories such as “The world’s best luxury Boot Camps, Best…

Beautiful Boutique Hotels – Where You are So Much More than a Number

While I am not averse to staying in larger hotels (especially in Las Vegas!), I do feel that they lack personality, the personal touch that makes a good holiday a great holiday, and the opportunity to meet other travellers, as one might in a small boutique hotel. Larger hotels may be more cost-effective and convenient…

The Cameron Highlands – Anyone for a Cuppa Tea?

With a ‘cup of tea’ being the national drink of England, you would think that anyone born and raised in Blighty would know quite a lot about it, such as where it comes from, how it grows, and what a tea plantation looks like… To be honest, the only thing I knew about tea until…

Asian Cuisine – Tasty Treats from Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore

One of the things we enjoyed the most about travelling through Southeast Asia was the mouth-watering and delicious menus available on every street corner. From cheap and cheerful to Michelin starred treats, there is something for everyone in these beautiful lands, and if you are an adventurous eater, you are in for a treat! While I…

What Makes a Perfect Holiday?

What makes your holiday perfect?  Is it the accommodation, the weather, the destination, the food, the people, or a combination of all five? We get to hear all about the negative points when our friends and family travel, such as delayed flights, sub-standard hotel rooms, terrible food resulting in “Spanish tummy”, and lost luggage, but…