by Alice Mariscotti-Wyatt I’ve been to several hotels I didn’t want to leave before. But at Faja dos Padres that sentiment became literal, as leaving meant a 300-metre cable car ride up some sheer cliffs. Plus, I also didn’t want to leave. This small banana plantation / hotel combo in subtropical Madeira was something special… Read More Faja dos Padres – My Kind of Paradise
by Bianca Ohannessian, for Avis Inspires With an array of beaches lining Cornwall’s beautiful northern coast, in the southwest of England, there are plenty of reasons to set off on a surfing road trip. Winding roads lead you through lush, green countryside to a selection of breath-taking sandy beaches framed by dramatic cliffs and rolling… Read More Summer Surfing in Cornwall (via Avis Inspires)
by Alice Mariscotti-Wyatt It seems like every country needs their own version of Venice. There’s Amsterdam, the ‘Venice of the North’, Alleppey in India is ‘Venice of the East’. Even the UK has a version of Venice. It’s Birmingham, apparently. So I thought I’d check out Portugal’s Venice; the small town of Aveiro, about an… Read More Here’s What You Should See in Aveiro, Portugal’s Venice
by Bianca Ohannessian From destination inspiration to more practical points including booking cheap flights and hotels, there’s a whole gaggle of chatbots out there just waiting to talk to you. Why have a chinwag with a chatbot? The summer season is about to begin, but you look outside and it’s raining. Again. You know you need… Read More 6 Travel Chatbots to Plan Your next Holiday
by Bianca Ohannessian September is shaping up to be a scorcher in the UK. If all this sunshine is making you wish you still had a summer holiday to look forward to, it’s not too late to sneak in a cheeky little beach break in the Mediterranean. The islands dotted around the southern coastline of… Read More How to Stretch Out Summer a Little Longer
by Genna AlTai Rome isn’t just for lovers. Rome is for… Haters Foodies History buffs History know-nothings Religious folks Atheists Pessimists Optimists Realists Nihilists Sadists In a nutshell, Rome holds some serious mass appeal. Whether you’re there to sample the many local delicacies or just looking to be surrounded by men in well-tailored suits driving… Read More Herstory: 5 Winning Ladies From Around the Globe
by Bianca Ohannessian Let me cut to the chase. Although Badeschiff translates as “bathing ship”, it is not really a ship. It is, however, a swimming pool submerged in a river next to a city beach. What’s not to love? Berlin really surprised me. In a good way. I wasn’t expecting it to be such… Read More Badeschiff Swimming Pool: All Aboard Berlin’s Bathing Ship!