Now, I’m not saying that food is the only consideration when choosing a destination to visit… but for me, it’s definitely up there with the beautiful beaches and buzzing cities as one of the main highlights of any adventure.
This week we’re exploring some delicious national dishes of Asia… now excuse me while I nip off to the nearest food cart.
Bi Bim Bap, South Korea.
Mountains stir something in all of us. The urge to push harder, climb higher, see the world from a new perspective and occasionally slide down a steep slope with sticks strapped to our legs squealing. From the tropical to the topical to the downright beautiful, here’s our choice of the high 5 mountain views.
The Swiss Alps.
So near, and yet, so far, exploring Greece can feel like you’ve travelled half way across the world on your three hour flight. In the news for all the wrong reasons recently, there’s a lot more to Greece than package holidays to party islands.
Scratch the surface and you’ll find incredible ruins, tiny mountain villages, fascinating wildlife and, yes, a party or seven. Hold on to your togas, here’s our Grecian High Five…
Athens has lots to discover...
Away from the big draws of the east coast and magical Ayers rock, the Top End of Australia, aka The Northern Territory, is often overlooked by visitors searching for the perfect beach or a slice of big city life.
But when you’re diving into rock pools, exploring ancient Aboriginal sites, coming face to face with Crocosaurus and sleeping out under endless stars, we guarantee you won’t miss the crowds.
Sunset on Mindil Beach, Darwin.
The Baltic nations – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – sit isolated right up in the northern most part of mainland Europe, undiscovered by most of the world… or so it once was. These days the Baltics are a massive destination for city stays, stag dos, beach breaks and a cultural hub for traditional music and dance.
Five of our favourite things about the Baltics
Despite the growing tourist numbers there are still some out of the way gems and natural beauties to be discovered – and here’s our pick of five of the best.