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Blog archive - January, 2016

Doha – the cultural capital of the Middle East

31 Jan 2016
Categories: Middle East     Tags: , , , ,
Doha is a new city in world terms but is making up for lost time. Positioning itself as the Gulf’s cultural hub it is investing in art and the arts in a big way not to mention football in the coming years. Everything here is done to an extremely high standard so I’m sure they will reach their goal…

How to Capture Your Memories In 2016

28 Jan 2016
Categories: Travel Tips     Tags: , , , , ,
Capturing our memories has never been easier, which is primarily down to the rise in smartphones. These devices, which are rarely out of our hands, enable us to take high quality photos or videos whenever we wish. Here are a few ways you can ensure you capture memories and not just moments this year…

Great Ways to Save Money on Travelling

28 Jan 2016
Categories: Travel Tips     Tags: , , ,
You love travelling, right? I’m pretty amazed whenever I meet anyone who chooses to stay in their home country year-round. There are so many experiences you can have in different parts of the world; why would you choose to miss out? Here are some ways you can save on your travels...

Top Roads in Europe for a Road Trip

27 Jan 2016
Categories: European Travel, Travel Tips     Tags: , , , , , , ,
A European road trip is the ultimate way to experience the best the continent has to offer. According to Gov.uk there are 245,000 miles of roads in the UK alone, a small island dwarfed by giants such as Russia and Kazakhstan. Many of the glorious roads of France, Germany and Italy are crossed by millions of drivers annually. Here are five of the best...

Time to move on? 5 tips for selling your home

26 Jan 2016
Categories: Lifestyle     Tags: , ,
We all need to move on from time to time. Whether we are changing jobs, moving abroad, looking for a bigger home to fit the needs of our family or fancy a change of scenery, there comes a time when we need to up sticks and leave our house behind. Selling up can seem daunting. These five tips should help you on the path to selling success...

R&B Distiller Whiskies ‘While We Wait’ and ‘Borders’: More Character than a Quentin Tarantino Movie

25 Jan 2016
Categories: Bars, Cocktails     Tags: , , , ,
With a light pink, almost rosé colour probably lent to it from its ageing in Tuscan red wine oak casks, the peated whisky boasts lingering notes of salt and seaweed on the nose and as red fruit and smoke on the palate, making it both a superb digestif and a bold preprandial...

Enjoy the Best of Times (Not the Worst) with The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve

25 Jan 2016
Categories: Bars, Cocktails     Tags: , , , , ,
Once the sky blue box is open, out comes a bottle wrapped in parchment paper on which is printed an ancient Distiller’s Licence, which adds to the hallowed mystique of this particular brand of single malt. Its nose is zesty and sweet...

How to Enjoy More Holiday Luxury for Less

24 Jan 2016
Categories: Holidays, Luxury Travel     Tags: , , ,
The concept of budget travel has opened up the world for many people in recent years. But, it has also left a lot of us looking over with envious eyes at the more luxurious holidays. The good news is there are a few ways of getting those costs down and in this guide we’re going to take you through some of the best...

See the USA and Canada in style with a touch of luxury

23 Jan 2016
Categories: From The Editor, North America     Tags: , , , ,
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if someone could remove all that stress and hassle out of travelling? There are of course plenty of travel agents and new and established concierge services that will put your itinerary together for you and make all the bookings. But what if you are looking for something a bit more up-market?

Planning your round-the-world trip

22 Jan 2016
Categories: Travel Tips     Tags: , ,
A round-the-world trip will alter career plans and needs careful consideration. Could you speak to your boss and ask for a sabbatical? Could you work online on your travels, doing freelance writing or training to make yourself more marketable? And if so, here’s the big question – will you ever return, or will you instead set up shop in pastures new?