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Fun Winter Holiday Traditions in Britain

Headed to the U.K. near the end of the year? You’ll probably hear the winter holidays in Britain before you see them, with the piped-in tunes of Christmas carols and songs about the season bending your ear in every public venue — and probably even in your London hotel room. You’ll be more likely to find your average Britons enjoying …

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Fotoz Friday: Sunrise in Flores

Last week, I had the opportunity to catch a night bus from Guatemala City to Flores, Guatemala (via Panajachel), to meet a good friend and explore the ruins of Tikal for a few days. The night bus was an all-to-familiar experience of an uncomfortable and sleepless 12 hours, but once I arrived in Flores, just in time to see the …

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The End of the World – A Mayan Expert Clarifies

Rumor has it that the Mayans had predicted the world to end on December 21, 2012. I wanted to see if I should start maxing out the credit cards or not, so I went to the Mayan Ruins of Tikal in Peten, Guatemala to ask an expert. We had a great tour guide at the ruins named Donnie “Speedy” Gonzales, …

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Explore the UK and Europe with Cheap Flights

Whether you’re going on a foreign holiday or are off on a weekend break to a UK city, budget airlines provide a fast, pleasant and inexpensive way of getting to your destination.   Travelling from one end of the country to the other can be long, laborious and costly by car or train so the best option quite often is to …

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What Kind of Traveller Are You?

When you think of vacation what does it entail? Are you on a beach, jumping off a bridge or strolling through the city? No matter what your travel preferences are, travel insurance is a major consideration before you take off on your journey. Some travellers are more at risk than others, so let’s figure out what kind of traveller you …