Bill Bryson is my all-time favourite travel writer. His books, including Down Under, Neither Here Nor There, Notes from a Big Country and Made in America to name a few, are some of the funniest and most entertaining books I’ve read. Advertisements
I have just been to see the new film Everest, and am so moved and inspired by it that I felt compelled to share it. Based on a true story, the film follows an expedition group of mountaineers as they attempt the climb to the summit.
The Gilis, a group of 3 small islands just off Bali, are a tiny piece of paradise. Whether you’re heading there for a few days relaxation after partying in Kuta or Seminyak on mainland Bali, or just after a peaceful getaway, you are guaranteed to forget about whatever it is you came to forget, as the hustle and bustle of real life escapes you.
A run down of the best restaurants, bars and cafes in the buzzing, cosmopolitan city of Melbourne:
While I was working for one of the UK’s leading travel companies last year, I was lucky enough to win an incentive scheme and be sent on an amazing (probably once in a lifetime) holiday on board a Disney Cruiseline for a 4 night cruise around the Mediterranean!
I have done a lot of travelling in my time. And I have to admit, I never usually go for the good old guidebook option.
Although most of my recent travel has been independent travelling –backpacking style, I have been lucky enough in the past to have stayed at some truly beautiful places, my all time favourite being the One&Only Royal Mirage in Dubai.
“…and those who do not travel read only a page” – St Augustine I’ve always loved reading but especially in the last few years and since I’ve come away from home.