Photomania!

In a twisted hobby, I’ve been known to go on job interviews for positions I wasn’t truly interested in. I also like taking tests. One job I went for actually had me do an IQ test as part of the selection process. Best. Interview. Ever. And I...

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“I do not wake up for less than the perfect beach” (Phu Quoc, Vietnam)

I’m trying to think of the exact moment I became the beach equivalent of a vapid, disconnected supermodel. Having traveled to some of the world’s best beaches in Zanzibar, Curacao, Hawaii and countless Thai beaches, I can relate to supermodel Linda Evangelista who famously said: “We don’t...

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Confessions of a Luggage Shopaholic

There’s a point in the Confessions of a Shopaholic series when Rebecca Bloomwood finds herself in the luggage section of a department store. “Luggage!” she exclaims. “Why have I never thought about luggage?” Don’t ask me why I’ve read those books. (Sigh. If you must know, I...

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Holidays to Turkey

What can you expect from holidays to Turkey? Beaches, bazaars and beautiful summer weather for starters, and a whole lot more besides! It’s a popular destination for sun-seekers and it’s not hard to see why. During the summer, temperatures in Turkey can hit the high 30’s with...

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Majorca’s Majestic Marine Park

The Mediterranean Islands are a beautiful set of holiday destinations whatever your interests for a vacation are, but the biggest of the Balearic Islands holds one of the best marine parks in the world. It’s a place where you can create memories that will last forever just...

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Photography For Dumb Bloggers

I kind of like to imagine myself as a photographer.But I’m not. Yeah, I did make it to the top 25 finalists in last year’s Conde Naste Traveler Photo contest, so close to the $25,000 grand prize I could almost taste it. And NBC News may have...

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Gone Fishin’ in Thanh Da

Three times a week I make the five minute drive over a singular, newly constructed bridge on the way to my tennis club. The wide four-laned road lined with restaurants (including duck rice porridge for which Thanh Da is known), apartment buildings and one lonely KFC quickly...

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Classic Cruises with Thomson

Thomson is a name that’s synonymous with all things travel, and as a long-standing brand with decades of experience, they’re still giving holidaymakers plenty to smile about. As for sea-faring adventures, Thomson has got cruising down to a ‘T’. As many holidaymakers know, Thomson Cruise Holidays offer...

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