November 20, 2015

Sleeping Habits Around the World

Sleeping Habits Around the World

The good folks behind good sleeps — MattressNextDay.co.uk — the ones who specialize in mattresses online, have put together this amusing look at sleeping habits around the world. And there are some very interesting observations. For example, Americans and Japanese nap the most (51% of the population likes an afternoon snooze), and only 7% of […]

October 5, 2015

Experiencing the Trails of Tremblant

If you’re in North America and harbour a craving for the full-on European ski experience without, you know, having to go through the inconvenience of actually going to Europe, then perhaps a trip to Mont Tremblant is in order. What’s Mont Tremblant? It’s a village, it’s in Quebec, and most probably most notably, it’s a […]

July 6, 2015

Experiencing Bolivia: South America’s Often-Overlooked Gem

Experiencing Bolivia: South America’s Often-Overlooked Gem

As a travel destination, Bolivia is usually rather overshadowed by its neighbours including Brazil and Peru, but for the adventurous traveller this country of stunning and diverse natural beauty offers plenty to tempt, from South America’s largest lake to the otherworldly landscapes of the famous Bolivian salt flats. Lake Titicaca For a truly breathtaking sight, the 8,400 […]

July 1, 2015

The Smartphone Goes Camping

The Smartphone Goes Camping

Smartphones are inescapable, even on the trail. If you’re traveling with the family, or even by yourself, it can be tempting to treat phones like a distraction. But smartphones can be invaluable on a camping trip if you know how to use them. With the right apps, your phone will add a lot to your […]

June 30, 2015

Yes You Can Save Money on Your Guangzhou Trip

Yes You Can Save Money on Your Guangzhou Trip

There’s no doubt that travel to China is expensive, and Guangzhou is one of the pricier mainland cities, trailing only Shanghai and Beijing. You’ll never do China on the cheap, but you can still save money if you know the tricks. If you’re planning a trip to Guangzhou, here are some tips to help cut […]