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Vietnam – A Great First Step on the Southeast Asia Trail

Vietnam – A Great First Step on the Southeast Asia Trail

September 24, 2012, 4 Comments

Typically, many choose Thailand with its bustling capital city of Bangkok and sun drenched beach islands as their first step in acclimatising to the beauty that is South East Asia. For me, I chose Vietnam; rich in complex history and still developing. It seemed more fascinating and full of buzz than the tranquillity of »

Angkor Wat in photos

Angkor Wat in photos

September 4, 2012, 1 Comment

The silhouette of Angkor Wat is the symbol of Cambodia, whether you’re looking at the national flag or the country’s most popular beer. But what’s it like to actually visit? The park is a short ride north of Siem Reap, which has a range of accommodation and restaurants to suit the cheapest backpacker to »

Turkey: A Study in Contrasts

Turkey: A Study in Contrasts

September 3, 2012, 3 Comments

Turkey is a captivating country of stark contrasts. One minute you are walking along a dusty road and being passed by camels, but a few hours later you can be at a rock concert with tens of thousands of people. Climb to the clouds on a series of limestone terraces in Pamukkale, and be »

200 Years Of Discovery – Petra’s Re-Discovery Bicentennial

200 Years Of Discovery – Petra’s Re-Discovery Bicentennial

August 15, 2012, 11 Comments

A thousand luminaries wash orange candlelight across curving cliffs soaring 500 feet above a sand floor as murmurs reverberate along the narrow, mile-long entrance to Petra at night. The air is cool and smells of dried bark although little is found in the way of vegetation in this twisting path carved by natural processes »

48 Hours in…Madrid

48 Hours in…Madrid

August 1, 2012, 6 Comments

Spain’s capital city is big, bold and beautiful. There’s grandiose 18th-century architecture lining much of the central city, but this is no museum. A metropolitan city with a rich visual backdrop, Madrid is the perfect place to experience a modern European capital.  To make the most of your time there, I want to highlight »

How to stay on budget in… Barcelona

How to stay on budget in… Barcelona

July 5, 2012, 10 Comments

Barcelona has one of the busiest ports in the Mediterranean and in some places the streets seemed to breathe with the movement of tourists. A fast paced art and history lover’s paradise, Barcelona is also one of the most authentically raw and energized European cities I’ve explored. Dark twisty lanes seem to echo secrets, »

How G adventures changed our lives

How G adventures changed our lives

May 2, 2012, 3 Comments

Barry and Laura from worldlynomads.com talk about how their trip to Peru with G Adventures changed their lives »

How G Adventures Changed My Life

How G Adventures Changed My Life

April 19, 2012, 1 Comment

I never traveled a lot as a kid. While my family did the customary road trips to see my grandparents and a few trips to Disney in Orlando, we never went overseas. There were no trips to Europe, Mexico, or even Canada.  We weren’t a traveling family, which I always considered weird since my »

Top Green Travel Destinations for 2012

Top Green Travel Destinations for 2012

April 16, 2012, 1 Comment

Isn’t our planet amazing?! The 4 billion plus years of the evolution have created so much diverse life and land on planet Earth. This list of some of the top green travel destinations for 2012 will allow you to see just a small glimpse of what is truly an incredible planet. Botswana Botswana, officially »

How to stay on budget in…Turkey

How to stay on budget in…Turkey

April 10, 2012, 8 Comments

Travelling through Turkey can be daunting, given its size of 783,562 square kilometers. With so much to see it warrants much more than a quick stop in Istanbul – the portion of the country that is physically in the European continent. There are many ways to stretch your Lira in order to appreciate such »