Category Archives: City Guides

Meet me in Palm Springs!

Palm Springs, located in Southern California, was once the preferred winter getaway for celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley. Located 110 miles east of Los Angeles, Palm Springs is within easy reach by car or air … Continue reading

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Charming Christmas getaways

Some cities are just better during the holidays. Whether you think Christmastime isn’t as fun without snow or you just like a place with phenomenal shops in which to check everyone off your gift list, we’ve put together a list … Continue reading

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Reunion Island, a jewel in the ocean

Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Reunion Island is a little gem of an escape that combines discovery, stunning landscapes, hiking, extreme sports and gastronomy with a vibrant mix of people and colourful culture. L’invitation au voyage begins … Continue reading

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Sex and the City Hotels

Sex and the City (Carrie moves to Paris) At the end of Season 6, you may remember Carrie jetting off to Paris to be with Aleksandr Petrovsky. Per usual Carrie style, she checks herself into the opultent Hôtel Plaza Athénée located … Continue reading

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London accommodation under £100 a night? Pffft!

Finding a room in London for under £100 a night is no myth. Inexpensive accommodation, outside of hostels, does exist! While the variety of locations and list of amenities may not be up to snuff of any hotel with a … Continue reading

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Bilbao, Spain

Most people know Bilbao, Spain for one thing: the architecturally stunning Guggenheim Museum. But Bilbao has much more to offer than just a museum. After seeing the impressive Puppy (the flower dog at the Guggenheim’s entrance), you can do loads … Continue reading

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Bolsena, Italy

Did you ever dream of going to Italy? I recommend a trip to the small town of Bolsena located near the large lake Lago di Bolsena, a few hours north of Rome. Bolsena is an ancient Roman city located in … Continue reading

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Montreal underground

What would you do if you had only a few hours to visit Montreal for the first time? 1. Use Foursquare on your smartphone to get around the city 2. Run to a local bookshop and buy a city guide … Continue reading

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Travel hacks, hints and tricks

A “hack”, for those not in-the-know, is a clever, DIY trick of repurposing an existing object’s primary function with minimal cost incurred. Hints and tricks are self-explanatory, really. You may ask how you can apply all three to travelling. We’ve scoured … Continue reading

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Off The Strip

“What’s there to do away from casinos, gambling and The Strip?” I’ve heard this question asked many times over the course of the eight years that I lived in Las Vegas. The good news is that there is TONS to … Continue reading

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