Bucket List Trip – A German Christmas Market

“Visit a German Christmas market” What could be more festive than ticking off “visit a German Christmas market” from your bucket list? This year we decided to visit Berlin, which has around 70 Christmas markets. Origin of German Christmas Markets German Christmas markets date back to the 14th century. The Christmas Market will usually be located in the … More Bucket List Trip – A German Christmas Market

Light up your life

The Blackpool Illuminations have been an annual event in Blackpool for over 100 years. These world famous lights stretch for six miles along the promenade, a bit like Christmas lights but in the autumn. Switch on takes place on the Friday night following August Bank Holiday Monday. I’d not been to Blackpool, so visiting the Blackpool … More Light up your life

Sipping Champagne and dining at St. Pancras

Searcy’s Champagne bar at St. Pancras is famously the longest in Europe. Situated on the Grand Terrace of the Upper Concourse in St Pancras International Station, it has became a must-visit  London destination. Enjoy the grandeur and panoramic views of this magnificent station while you sip your drink. For an impressive dining experience, head to The Gilbert Scott via … More Sipping Champagne and dining at St. Pancras

Make visiting UNESCO sites part of your mission

UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. It adopted the  Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage  in 1972. UNESCO places to visit Some places of natural heritage … More Make visiting UNESCO sites part of your mission

Who is/was the world’s greatest traveler?

Back in 2006, Wanderlust asked a selection of experts to pick the person who they believe has most changed the way we travel. There list of top 10 best travelers of all time was: FRIDTJOF NANSEN (1861-1930) CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS (1451-1506) XUANZANG (602-644 OR 664) IBN BATTUTA (1304-1368 OR 1377) APHRA BEHN (1640-1689) CAPTAIN JAMES COOK … More Who is/was the world’s greatest traveler?