OK, so we’re all guilty of it. Every time a food shop comes around, we REALLY do intend to head to the local farmers market, but somehow get side tracked by the super convenient, round the corner from your house giant supermarket because it’s JUST that bit easier...
Discover the hidden treasures of Latin America and Asia
Let's face it - we all want to see Cambodia's grand Angkor Wat and Peru's mind-blowing Machu Picchu, but what about the smaller ruins, the ones a little less accessible, or less known that are just as wonderful?
What to say and do to prove (or pretend) you’re in the know
In this week’s #GetPacking series with Shopcade,we’ve taken three things that are commonly associated with culture – art, wine and literature – and created a cheat sheet to help you sound like a pro. You’re welcome.
Top tips from the people who eat, sleep and breathe the Pura Vida lifestyle
There’s nothing like a little expert knowledge to ensure you have the trip of a lifetime. We caught up with Costa Rica Unplugged Tour Manager Edward to find out the answers we know are important to you…
The city was everything I had imagined and more – it's passionate, vibrant, fun, cosmopolitan and fashionable; a fantastic fusion of Europe and Latin American culture, best described as the 'Paris of South America'.
Prodigy, The Black Keys and Franz Ferdinand headline Spain’s hottest music festival
What’s better than a music festival boasting the likes of the Prodigy, the Black Keys and Franz Ferdinand? A music festival boasting the likes of the Prodigy, the Black Keys and Franz Ferdinand set in sunny Spain of course!
Bangkok is one of my favourite Asia cities in which to spend a long weekend. I love the cool lo-fi energy, the never-ending blocks of low-rise buildings and the happy, punk-y dispositions of the Thai youth, which is all smiles and pure rock and roll.
Beijing is a fascinating fusion of old and new. Space age architecture towers over cycle-drawn rickshaws amongst the uniquely Beijing haze. Of all the places I have visited in Asia, Beijing (so far) has felt the most foreign.
If you’re looking for a travel adventure that combines the best of city culture, natural beauty, fun beer swilling times and some occasional nudity (the Germans love to get their kit off), then Germany should be next on your adventure hit list.