Would You Stay in a Hostel?

Would You Stay in a Hostel?

Years ago, I would have never considered staying in a hostel. The thought of shared bathrooms, bedrooms with bunk beds sleeping several people, noisy teenagers and. let’s face it, low-quality accommodation. But wow, how things have changed. Today I have many...
Tour Morocco

Tour Morocco

I suspect that I’ve mentioned before – probably more than once – that the best trip I ever had was a tour of fabulous Morocco. Today, I want to let you know about a Moroccan tour I’ve discovered run by G Adventures that takes you to some of the...
The Solo Traveller

The Solo Traveller

Are you putting off travelling because you have no companion? There’s really no need. Today there are so many facilities that are available for anyone who chooses to travel alone. And there are, it seems, two types of solo travellers – those who prefer...
Cooking Classes and Vacations

Cooking Classes and Vacations

Have you ever considered enjoying a cooking class when you’re on your trip? Or even having a culinary class vacation? If so, the internet makes it easy.  Today we have two websites to recommend to you – one that organises cooking classes and vacations in...
EatWith: Dine Like a Local

EatWith: Dine Like a Local

Two of the joys of travel? Food and people. Many years ago I ran a discussion forum online and in one thread we were discussing our favourite travel memories. For so many of us, those special memories involved eating wonderful meals with new friends. When this was...
Basecamp: Bonn, Germany

Basecamp: Bonn, Germany

If you’re looking for somewhere really different – and truly inexpensive – in Bonn, Germany, then take a look a Basecamp. It’s not a hotel, or a hostel or even a campsite. Basecamp consists of a selection of quirky accommodations located in a...
Australia’s Surfing Secret

Australia’s Surfing Secret

If you’re a complete beginner at surfing – or even an expert – you’ll be sure to enjoy this eight day Australian surf tour which includes several days at a remote and secret surf beach camp. Your adventure will start in Sydney and you’ll...
Have You Considered a Cycling Tour?

Have You Considered a Cycling Tour?

Which mode of transport allows you to make the most of your vacation? It’s debatable, of course. I like to travel by train because well, I’m lazy. But for those who are a little more active than I seem to be these days, it’s great news that Intrepid...
Cruise the Ganges with National Geographic

Cruise the Ganges with National Geographic

Did you know that the famed National Geographic offers exciting tours? One of their most popular destination is India and they even offer a twelve day cruise down the River Ganges. You’ll see places that can only be experienced from the river and there are...
Great Journeys: Madrid to Marrakesh

Great Journeys: Madrid to Marrakesh

Everyone has a holioday that truly stands out in their minds. For me, it happened many years ago – more years than I’d like to admit. It was a wonderful road trip through Europe (mostly Spain) and into Morocco. It was an excellent opportunity to explore...
Enjoy a Chocolate Workshop in the UK

Enjoy a Chocolate Workshop in the UK

Wouldn’t you, or someone you know, love to attend a chocolate masterclass and learn how to make the most delectable chocolate treats? At the risk of started the Third World War here I have to say that I think that the chocolate from the other side of the pond is...
Tattva Design Hostel. Porto, Portugal

Tattva Design Hostel. Porto, Portugal

The next time you’re in Portugal, I recommend that you stay in a hostel. Yes, that’s right, I said hostel and not hotel. The Tattva is a very special place though – it’s one of the new breed of design hostels and you can see from the...
Taste of Mexico Tour

Taste of Mexico Tour

Mexican cuisine is one of the world’s most popular food styles, especially in the USA. But how about travelling to Mexico and experiencing the authentic food there? You’ll visit restaurants, cafés and food market to discover Mexican food as it truly should...
Learn Survival Skills in Scotland

Learn Survival Skills in Scotland

You’ve probably heard of Bear Grylls as his TV survival programmes have been shown all over the world. But did you know that he runs a school that teaches people all about survival skills? There are two courses and both take place in the glory of the Scottish...
Visiting Australia: Melbourne Tours

Visiting Australia: Melbourne Tours

Melbourne is an amazing city. With so much to see and do, there’s definitely something for everyone. Below, see details of a few Melbourne tours that are just a little different. You can learn more about these tours here Biking is incredibly popular in Melbourne...
Would You Like Free Accommodation in Italy?

Would You Like Free Accommodation in Italy?

It’s true. There are over a thousand bed and breakfast establishments throughout Italy that are willing to offer you free accommodation. Some of these are in rural villages, some are in well-travelled towns, some are set on sparkling lakes. Others may be by the...
Antlos: Airbnb for Yachts

Antlos: Airbnb for Yachts

I’ve lived for many years in a boating community and I know just how expensive yachts can be to run and maintain. For this reason, many people may think that a private yacht charter would be beyond the means of most of us. With Antlos, that’s not the case....
Drive an Aston Martin at a Famous British Circuit

Drive an Aston Martin at a Famous British Circuit

Yes, you can drive one of the world’s most luxurious and powerful cars (and to me, the most beautiful) at a prestigious British racing circuit. This is a great opportunity for any keen driver or motorsport enthusiast. Your adventure includes full briefing from...
Drive your Favourite Supercar in Yorkshire

Drive your Favourite Supercar in Yorkshire

What would you like to drive at high speed? Would you choose a Porsche, a Lamborghini, an Aston Martin (my own choice), a Ferrari? All these and more are available for you to drive in scenic North Yorkshire. This also makes a great gift for the petrol-head in your...
Sailing in the British Virgin Islands

Sailing in the British Virgin Islands

Imagine yourself aboard a sparkling catamaran in the calm waters of the British Virgin Islands. Picture yourself snorkelling in reefs unknown to most people, exploring mystical caves and hiking to remote beauty spots. Visit the islands – the catamaran is your...
Miami: Selected Tours

Miami: Selected Tours

Miami is a fascinating place. It has an intriguing history too and yet many people find it a little overwhelming because there’s simply so much to see and do. The answer to this problem is to take a look at the various tours that are available in the city...
Freebird Club: Airbnb for Seniors?

Freebird Club: Airbnb for Seniors?

The Freebird Club is often referred to as ‘Airbnb for seniors’ and at first, I wasn’t quite sure that I liked that. And that’s mainly because the service caters to those over 50 and I don’t consider being aged fifty as being senior. But...
Amazon Jungle Adventure in Ecuador

Amazon Jungle Adventure in Ecuador

For many of us today, sitting on a beach for two weeks is just not our idea of a good vacation. Many travellers these days want true experiences that they’ll remember for all their days. And here at TRAQUO we love discovering them for you. That’s why...
Burgundy River Cruise

Burgundy River Cruise

What could be more relaxing than drifting down a French canal in a luxury barge – through wine country? An eight-day cruise from G Adventures allows you to do just that. The luxurious modern barge accommodates twenty two people and features stylish cabins and an...
Sailing in Croatia

Sailing in Croatia

In recent years, the popularity of vacations in Croatia has been exploding. And it’s hardly surprising. This is an ancient European country and has so much to offer to visitors. The country has fabulous landscapes, fascinating places to visit and wonderful...
Solve a Mystery Aboard the Orient Express

Solve a Mystery Aboard the Orient Express

Have you read Murder on the Orient Express? Or seen the movie? Here’s your chance to solve your own murder mystery aboard the famous and historic Orient Express! You’ll be transported to 1933 as the train takes you through the English countryside during...
Discover Haunted Dublin

Discover Haunted Dublin

Ireland has a fascinating history – and quite a bloody and plague-ridden one. Dublin in particular in an ancient city with plenty of horrors in its past. So if you find yourself in this famous area be sure to set aside a couple of hours to enjoy (if that’s...
Enjoy a Jazz Cruise in New Orleans

Enjoy a Jazz Cruise in New Orleans

I think that New Orleans is one of my favourite places in the USA. I certainly considered living there at one time and probably still would if I wasn’t seriously addicted to the South Florida weather 🙂 There’s so much to see and do but the highlight of...
Activities in Southampton, England

Activities in Southampton, England

I’m on something of a mission to help foreign visitors to England to realise that there are some great places to visit other than London. One of them is Southampton in Hampshire. It’s only eighty miles from the centre of London and takes less than two...
Discover Haunted Edinburgh

Discover Haunted Edinburgh

Edinburgh is justly popular as a travel destination. It is a sophisticated city with a huge amount of history and there’s so much for the tourist to see and do. But did you know about its hidden side? The area was first inhabited over 10,000 years ago and was...
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