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April 17, 2017 7:01 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Florence’s pretty streets are giving the shoppers who usually head straight for Milan another gorgeous fashion location to consider. Florence does the classic styles as beautifully as the rest of Italy and the combination of this elegance with fine art, medieval architecture and world class food make it a destination of choice for many discerning tourists. Florence is also becoming much more of a trend setting city. The influx of young fashion forward designers including those for wedding dresses and concept stores are making the capital of Tuscany a tempting base for the industry’s future makers. Bespoke clothing shops, innovative boutiques, a strong artisan community […]

March 6, 2017 4:22 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

As I spent the entire winter in gorgeous Poland this year, I thought I would compile some of my best Winter travel ideas for you all. It’s a time of year often overlooked by travellers as lots of people prefer to go sun seeking and searching for warm beaches. Step aside for a moment – winter is a brilliant time to travel! Here are my top 4 winter destinations! 1. Poland Poland has gorgeous winters. Snow capped mountains, cities covered in snow with cosy wine bars offering excellent “Grzane Piwo” (hot beer) or “Grzane Wino” (hot wine). Plus it’s a country with four seasons so […]

February 21, 2017 6:33 pm    |    by Jonny Blair
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There used to be a day when people actually looked forward to traveling. Sure, the end destination was always lovely once you go there, but the journey itself was actually part of the fun as well. Recent years have seen quite the change in this regard, to the point that the process is often looked upon with dread and trepidation. It does not have to be like that, however, if you consider some of the following ways to make traveling enjoyable again. Choose Your Seat Wisely It is no secret that flights today have become increasingly crowded. Over time, either we all have expanded, or […]

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 […]

December 9, 2016 2:54 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

As Christmas fast approaches, it is certainly time to delve into some Christmas Shopping and if you are a hard working, busy person you will want to buy your gifts online to save time and effort. A great site to check out has the best men’s gifts for those into sport, travel and good hygiene. I had a good look through some interesting online sites recently and compiled a quick and easy short list of three great Christmas gift ideas for the man. Check these out to impress your husband or boyfriend! 1.Working Man’s Hygiene Kit For the man who likes to stay hygienic and […]

November 10, 2016 12:28 am    |    by Jonny Blair

At this time of year, a lot of people want that idyllic festive holiday. Log cabins, Christmas markets and plates of sumptuous festive food, but the question is, where should you go? Italy is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, famous for everything from opera and pizza, to the might of the Roman Empire. No matter what your personal taste, it certainly has something to offer everyone looking for a relaxing winter break, and here are the top cities that prove it.   Milan As one of the world’s most famous shopping destinations, Milan is the perfect getaway for fashionistas and lovers […]

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 […]

August 12, 2016 3:05 pm    |    by Jonny Blair
Christmas in Belfast City, Northern Ireland

With Christmas coming up, thousands of tourists will be already booking flights for many European cities to get away from home for the crazy festive season. Year on year, Christmas markets become more and more popular. But it can often be hard to pinpoint exactly which European cities are the best for Christmas markets so here is a quick guide to what could be the top 4 cities in Europe this year for Christmas markets. 1.Belfast City, NORTHERN IRELAND The Northern Irish capital city of Belfast is enjoying a huge boom of late. This is the UK’s best kept capital city, and Ireland’s unknown gem. […]

August 9, 2016 6:44 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

When you tour Starogard Gdański as a foreigner, you often stand out as the only tourist in town. It’s a cool city away from the touristic appeal of Gdansk and the medieval fortress at Malbork. This is why I love towns like Starogard Gdański and write passionately about my touring in places like this. I stayed in the trendy Noclegi Rekord for a hat trick of nights and loved the vibes of the city. These are my favourite sights though I also loved the bars of Starogard Gdański, a great place to meet locals by night. 1.Rynek (Market Square) The main market square, known as the Rynek is […]