Travel Trends

24 January 2013

16 Destinations for Myths, Legends and Folklore

Storytelling is the oldest form of entertainment in our history. Many traditional stories have lasted for thousands of years, being passed from generation to generation. Over time, stories change and ...
23 January 2013

England: 7 Picture Perfect Places to Propose

From Winchester’s Lancelot & Guinevere and Sherwood’s Robin & Marion to Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet and Austen’s Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett, England has a legendary romantic heritage, from the ...
22 January 2013

11 Traditional Valentine's Day Destinations

Lovers looking for romance take note. Our guide to 11 traditional Valentine's Day destinations is full of romantic attractions, picturesque scenery and intimate inspiration, perfect for being loved-up. Paris, FranceThere's no ...
21 January 2013

11 Alternative Valentine’s Day Destinations

Where are you thinking of going for Valentine's Day? Paris? Boring...Check these destinations out and venture somewhere different this year. Bruges, BelgiumIt’s common knowledge that chocolate is an aphrodisiac and the ...
20 January 2013

Australia/Oceania: 8 Must-See Landmarks

Australia and the Pacific Islands that make up Oceania boast some of the world's most stunning landmarks. From buildings to natural wonders, here we take a look at some of ...
19 January 2013

Asia: 8 Must-See Landmarks

Asia is probably the most diverse continent when it comes to culture, wonders and landmarks. Here, we have picked eight of the best, and some unusual, sites for you to ...
18 January 2013

Africa: 8 Must-See Landmarks

Africa is a continent that hasn’t seen the same development of human construction as some of the other continents, but that doesn't mean it's without some amazing landmarks. Most of ...
17 January 2013

South America: 8 Must-See Landmarks

Landmarks can be natural wonders, man-made structures or just popular tourist sites that travellers like to visit. Here are some of the best that South America has to offer. Christ the ...
16 January 2013

Europe: 8 Must-See Landmarks

Europe is littered with all different types of landmarks. Here are some of the classics, with a surprise or two. Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland When you think Edinburgh, you think castle. Summing ...
16 January 2013

North America: 8 Must-See Landmarks

Landmarks can be buildings, natural structures or just popular tourist sites. Here are some of the best that the North American continent has to offer. Empire State Building, New York, New ...
16 January 2013

Valentine’s Day: Most Desirable Destinations For Him and For Her

Ditch the flowers, chocolates and over-priced meals this Valentine’s Day and get set to impress. From romantic city breaks for her to a date with his favourite team for him, ...
16 January 2013

Stylish Holiday Homes: January Picks

Here's this month's edit of the best new holiday homes from Holiday Lettings, including a character-filled converted barn in Gloucestershire, a luxury villa in Tuscany and a private house in ...
15 January 2013

Prince Edward Island: Harness Racing (VIDEO)

Harness racing has a rich history in Prince Edward Island - farmers raced their horses back before Confederation in 1867. It has evolved into an important sport in the Maritimes ...
14 January 2013

8 Amazing Coastal Views on Google Street View

Google revolutionised travel with its satellite images and user ability of navigating the globe. Check out some of the best seascapes from around the world - all found using Street ...
13 January 2013

England: 12 Experiences to Celebrate 100 Years of Musical Heritage

A few days ago we had the announcement of this year’s BRIT Awards nominees. Since 1977 the awards have celebrated the very best in British music and we waited with ...
12 January 2013

The World’s Most Futuristic Opera Houses

While there are many modern arts and performance buildings in existence, here we look at the those that go beyond contemporary and pave the way for modern building design. While ...
11 January 2013

Adventure Travel in Turkey

Turkey’s diverse landscape of rugged coastlines, snow-capped mountains and rolling fields make it the ideal destination for those who are looking for an adventurous holiday. Long and sunny days also lend ...
10 January 2013

Best Destinations for Witch Huntings

It is estimated that up to nine million women were executed during the European witch hunts which spanned three centuries. Today, many of the major places of trials and executions ...
9 January 2013

7 of the World’s Most Dangerous Countries to Visit

If you do travel to these countries, you’re probably best taking out premium travel insurance and sticking to the safer areas. You certainly don’t want to “get off the beaten ...
9 January 2013

6 Places to See the World's Strangest Animals

If you enjoy the things in life that are a little different and fancy a trip around the world, then this is for you. Check out some of the weirdest ...
8 January 2013

8 of the World’s Safest Countries to Visit

As a traveller, it can be difficult working out where is safe and where isn't when choosing where to go. This list will give you a number of places where ...
6 January 2013

Asia: Agoda.com's Top 10 Hotel Spas for the New Year

Agoda.com is celebrating the New Year with the chance to relax, renew and rejuvenate body and mind with some of Asia’s best hotels for relaxation and spa treatments. Agoda.com, Asia's leading ...
5 January 2013

England: Best 9 Engineering Feats to Visit

On January 9, 2013, the London Underground, the world’s first subterranean rail network, celebrates its 150th birthday. The once unthinkable concept of ‘trains in drains’ is now a celebrated engineering marvel and ...
4 January 2013

New Year Travel Trends From ThomasCook.com

Searches on www.thomascook.com on New Year’s Day were up a third to compared to January 1 2012, bringing the total to 4.5 million since Christmas Day. With the January blues about to besiege ...
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