7 Major Countries in 4 Minutes

Map of EuropeSince turning 21, I made it my mission to visit somewhere new every birthday. Some of the places on the list include London, Paris, Amsterdam; you know, the major cities in Europe. Well it looks like I don’t have to bother now. This video tells me all I need to know about the cities – in 4 minutes. Michael Farkas has shared his 26-day trip across Europe, visiting seven countries and ten cities. What I really like about it is he’s not just shot the…

Horse racing around the world

Find the world’s best spots for horse racing and head out for a holiday at the track. For hundreds of years, horse racing has been a popular sport and no matter where you are in the world, the opportunity to get involved is never far off. Spectators come by the thousands to watch and bet on the horses, and the atmosphere on and off the track has a reputation for being both fun and exciting. Whether you’re after flat racing, steeplechasing or harness racing, our…

The world’s most unusual restaurants

Sometimes eating out can get a bit boring, the same old boring tables and chairs, human waiters. How dull. If you’re looking for something a little more interesting, maybe you should try one of these: Hospitalis, Riga, Latvia You could be forgiven for heading here if you were unwell, but you’ll find that you’ve stumbled into a hospital themed restaurant. Waitresses dressed as nurses will serve drink to you in flasks more at home in a laboratory and food on dishes native to operating theatres;…

The World’s Best Sailing Holidays

Sunshine, salt water breezes, fresh seafood, quaint fishing villages and stunning port cities all wrapped up into one exhilarating holiday; could anything sound more wonderful? Chartered sailing holidays may sound like something for the rich and famous, and that’s because they are. However, if I’ve learned anything in my 25-years it’s that expensive things are usually awesome, and I’m sure sailing holidays are no different. So, start saving now for the ultimate sailing holiday along one of the worlds most beautiful coastlines. The Dalmatian Coast,…

Are you a battlefield tourist?

For many people, battlefields hold an immense fascination. The knowledge that these unassuming stretches of ground were the scene of immense tragedy and destruction seems to captivate the minds of anyone interested in history or human drama. This intense interest has led to the rise of battlefield tourism, a huge industry which specialises in tours of battlefields, cemeteries, memorials and related historic sites all around the world. It’s a form of travel particularly worth considering in the run-up to Remembrance Day on 11th November. Battlefield tourism…