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January 23, 2018 8:51 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Down the years as a traveller, I have enjoyed many and various train journeys all over Europe. It is hard therefore to choose my best ones, but today I thought why not compile a list of my favourite train journeys. I must have backpacked about 40 European countries in Europe alone. Some of these were to very obscure and unusual parts of Europe including Moldova’s capital Chisinau and the Belarussian city of Bobruisk. Yes I have been backpacking in Bobruisk by train. But when I had to pick my best journeys, these ones clearly came out on top. 1.Austria to Hungary Train We have all […]

January 10, 2017 10:53 am    |    by Jonny Blair
Top Four Features Vacationers Look for in a Log Cabin Rental

Today, many vacationers prefer to stay in a log cabin as opposed to a hotel or lodge. They enjoy the privacy of staying in a log cabin located in a scenic area. There are other appealing features that many vacationers look for when booking log cabin rentals for a weekend getaway or for an entire season. Look at the top five features vacationers look for in a rented log cabin. Amenities Today, staying in a log cabin doesn’t mean guests have to forgo the amenities. Many vacationers who book a log cabin look for amenities such as HD television, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, barbecue and hot […]

September 23, 2016 7:29 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Uzbekistan can be a tricky visa to get, but once you have it, you will be excited to make your most of your time in this wonderful country. It is a huge country with a lot to see and do. From the remote region of Karakalpakstan, right across to the Tajikistan border and from the southern border with Afghanistan all the way north to the Kazakhstan border, you will be pleasantly surprised and inspired on this crazy journey. Here are the top 5 spots in Uzbekistan for tourists. Be sure to include these in your Uzbekistan travel advisory service and itinerary. 1.Tashkent The buzzing capital […]

September 1, 2016 12:30 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

While traversing the world, or looking for an exciting getaway to new surroundings, Vietnam’s culture and beauty make it an easy choice for travellers who are hoping to explore. With the country’s lush natural landscapes and intricately developed architecture, the magic of Vietnam’s surroundings is rarely lost on those that are lucky enough to experience it. However, with all of the breathtaking things to do and see on your trip, it can be difficult to set your sights on any one place or activity. Planning a Hoi An tour package from Travezl will allow you to get a fantastic taste of what the city has […]

April 28, 2016 10:49 am    |    by Jonny Blair

If you’re backpacking your way to Indonesia, be ready for a trip of textbook adventure and wild emotions. This is an extremely diverse country, pumped jam full of excellent backpacker sights. Indonesia is rich in history, religion, wildlife, culture and also natural beauty. There are thousands of islands to explore in this country that houses a ridiculously crazy 260 million people, yes that is pure lunacy in a nutshell, but there are also quiet parts where that number will seem slightly exaggerated. I love the country though and I buzz off it. A good option for first timers is to visit Java. Here, the hub of Jakarta serves as the […]

November 10, 2015 2:13 pm    |    by Jonny Blair
venetian in macau

Macau is China’s Las Vegas but on an even grander scale. This relatively small special administrative area is the only place in the whole of China where gambling is permitted, and it does it not only in scale but also in style. From the popular Venetian Macau, which is the largest casino complex in the world, right down to the small intimate casinos, every weekend they are packed with thousands of visitors who travel large distances to gamble there even though there are online casino such as Jackpot City available online at ease. Here is a small selection of that you can try out for yourself […]

October 15, 2015 6:35 pm    |    by TheHipmunk

This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 15th October 2015. In the USA, Halloween is truly an all-ages celebration. For kids, the day means trick-or-treating, costume parades, and an excuse to indulge in candy. For adults, the day/night entails house parties and bar crawls, costume contests, and an excuse to indulge in candy (among other things)! Throw in a haunted house or a Jack-O-Lantern carving party and Halloween has become a holiday with reliable traditions. Itching to try something new? Consider celebrating Halloween abroad this year! The following destinations have their own distinct versions of America’s spookiest celebration. 1. Mexico Perhaps the most […]

March 26, 2015 4:58 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

The people of Singapore love to eat and food plays an important part of the culture in this island nation. The rich melting pot of cultures that has shaped Singapore means that it is possible to indulge in cuisine from all over the world there. All of the food in Singapore is very high quality, while there are dishes and establishments available to suit all budgets. People who have annual travel insurance will be able to have fun exploring Singapore and its culinary delights safe in the knowledge that they are fully protected every step of the way. Visitors to Singapore who want to enjoy […]

February 12, 2015 10:46 am    |    by Jonny Blair

When you’re going to Hong Kong you might not immediately think of it as a sporting hub. You couldn’t be further from the truth. Sport is massive in Hong Kong away from the business world and the Kong plays host to a load of world famous sporting events year after year. They are all well attended and popular and I’ve picked out my personal top 5 sporting events in Hong Kong from a hat trick of years living and breathing this cool country. 1. Golf – Hong Kong Open The Hong Kong Open is an annual golf tournament in November held out at Fanling. It […]

December 23, 2014 10:33 am    |    by Jonny Blair

  Summer warmth and activities may seem topics for a distant future as you enjoy the holiday season and brave the bluster of winter. However, this is the best time of year for you to begin taking steps to get a beach-ready summer body. The indulgence of the Christmas season and the eagerness to resolve to do better in the New Year may be just the incentive needed to get you started and, with six months to go until the summer season commences, there is plenty of time to lose weight and get in shape in a healthy and more long-lasting way. Setting realistic goals […]