How’s your Nepali? Not too hot? Well, never mind – spoken languages makeup but a fraction of the way we communicate, and some minds just weren’t built to absorb them. If you find that you’re fortunate enough to spend a lot of time travelling, you’ll discover that listening and observing is half the battle when it comes to being involved with the world around you. Whatever forgettable phrases they may print in the guidebooks are rarely comparable to the way the locals of any given area communicate with each other. Hand gestures...

With train tickets prices skyrocketing and a record number of daily commuters spending over £5,000 in a year on their train travelling (add that too, with no guarantee of a seat!) – people have desperately started looking for some good deals and discounts that can help them save money on their daily commuting. Trainline App has worked its way among the consumers with its go-to solution for saving money on train tickets. The app gives you the privilege to be in control, even when the plan changes as it allows you to access live platform...

Words: Len Rutledge.    Photographs: Phensri Rutledge. A spectacular cathedral, Roman ruins, restored markets and delightful gardens are just a few of the joys of central Sofia, Bulgaria’s interesting capital. My wife and I arrived knowing little about the city and we discovered a place which we really enjoyed. Sofia’s main sights are nearly all located within a short walking distance of each other. After some sightseeing, dining and relaxing we left vowing that we would return to explore further before long. Tsar Osvoboditel Monument. This...

Wherever you travel around the world, no matter how far or how exotic, from time to time you need to check back in with the basics: a cup of coffee, some WiFi, perhaps even a slice of pie. This needn’t be a mundane moment in your otherwise thrilling trip, however, as many of the most desirable cities are host to iconic coffee shops that you’ll recognize from perhaps your favourite TV shows and movies. These quiet moments when you catch your breath in the middle of an adventurous day can form at least a classic Instagram moment –...

The responsibility that comes with deciding where to take your family on holiday is huge. Do you decide to go for somewhere that pretty much guarantees a suntan or somewhere more known for its culture and heritage Choosing to holiday in the UK, whether it’s for a short weekend away or even a couple of weeks, is a great option for many families these days. When you factor in the expensive flights and high exchange rates during the summer for holidays abroad, you can find that most of your budget is soaked up. 2016 is a quintessential...

Australia is one of the most sought after vacation destinations of all time. This place offers so many different types of activities for visitors to explore, it’s no wonder why some of its most popular activities show up on the countless bucket list. Scuba Diving in the Great Barrier Reef There are many destinations on this great planet that offer great scuba diving opportunities, but none quite like the Great Barrier Reef. This adventure is the most popular dream of travellers who love to scuba dive. You have not lived the great...

UAE, once considered as a serious country, is today a country known for the adventurous experiences it holds. Each year, millions of tourists from around the world, come to see the tourist attractions in UAE. Many of them are adventure seekers who are drawn to the country to experience some of the most unique experiences that cannot be found elsewhere. One such prime example is the desert safari in Dubai. In the safari, you experience dune bashing, quad biking, camel riding, fire show, belly dancing, BBQ dinners, and so much more that...

Visitors to islands on the Adriatic Sea can expect to find delightful islands and top tourist destinations for those looking for holidays with an incredible mix of adventure, sun, and sea. There are many wonderful and scenic places for you to visit, from sun-soaked islands to their pristine hill towns, and the region boasts a wide array of landscapes. The good thing about these islands is that they’re easily accessible and you can have an incredible time exploring. There are over a thousand islands dotting the Adriatic Sea, and the...

British Columbia is known around the world as an incredible destination for skiers, but no holiday to the province would be complete without experiencing the Rockies up close and personal. Heli-skiing can give you that intimate perspective by flying you to the remote peaks of these beautiful mountains. High above the typical resort, far from the limits of a lift, a helicopter will soar to the heights of the Kootenay Rockies before dropping you off at one of the summits. There’s no better adventure once you leave the helicopter and start...

10 Etiquette Rules for Flying Economy Class They say there’s something special about flying first class, but most of us mere mortals would rather save the extra cash for our destination and put up with the struggle of economy class instead. A couple of hours of meaningless struggle are usually well compensated by the number of fancy dinners, beachside cocktails and museum entries that the difference will cover. But with planes filling up, tempers rising, and butts getting bigger (scientific fact!) the more refined 21st-century economy...