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No matter where you head for your next holiday, you can be sure there will be no issues communicating with locals. This is because a lot of countries around the world speak English. In fact, according to Wikipedia, English is the third largest language by number of native speakers in the world. If you take into account non-native speakers, it becomes the second largest. This is obviously very helpful, especially if you’re travelling to countries very different to where you call home. However, it of course, means that you are very unlikely...

21 things you didn’t know about London In recent years, the popularity of London city break has gone from strength to strength. It seems that millennials are doing away with the week beach break and instead favouring three days in one of the world’s great metropolises. As you can see from this post from UK travel association ABTA, statistics now show that they are in fact as popular as beach holidays. It’s really not hard to see why either. With more cheaper flights than ever and budget accommodation via Airbnb and other...

Imagine yourself, right now, stood at a music festival of your choice, all of your pals around you, your favourite band playing your favourite song. Imagined it? What are you likely to do to capture this moment? Of course, it’s going to be taking a photo and uploading it to Instagram, because that’s half the fun of spending a weekend in a field, right? Accessorize have researched into the most Instagram worthy festivals in the UK, US and Europe and plotted them on a wanderlust-worthy interactive map. From the wonderful land of...

15 of The World’s Oldest Buildings and Where You Can Find Them Travelling abroad gives us a chance to experience authentic cultures which can’t be enjoyed anywhere else. Drinking Guinness in Dublin, eating pizza in Rome or watching a jazz band in New Orleans are great examples. Authentic cultural experiences are often tied to history. For example, while you can take a trip on a punt or rowing boat all around the world, there’s something extra special about taking a gondola around the waters of Venice. Venice, along with 99...

13 Of The World’s Oldest Living Things And Where To Find Them While humans now wander just about every corner of the planet, there is still something truly fascinating and mysterious about the natural world. In fact, while we have extensively mapped Planet Earth, we still know staggering little about what lives on it. In recent years, scientists have discussed what they consider to be the number of species which have been catalogued. According to National Geographic, they believe only 15% of all species have been discovered, that’s...

An A-Z Of European Country Name Origins No matter whether you live in Europe or outside of it, there’s no denying what an utterly fantastic holiday destination it is. One of the biggest reasons for choosing any part of Europe is for its fascinating and rich history. Europe’s Many Landmarks The list of fantastic cities and landmarks is almost endless. Just take a look at this article from USA Today which lists some of the best landmarks, all steeped in history. Over the centuries, Europe has also changed a great deal. As empires,...

10 Worldwide Road Trips You Need to Add to Your Bucket List When planning a holiday, the majority of us like to give the trip a fair bit of structure. For most, the break will be no more than two weeks, so it’s important that from the moment we land that we get the most out of the trip. Obviously, one of the most important things to consider throughout a holiday is travel. Depending on where you’re planning on visiting, some options will be much more viable than others. For example, if you fancy a weekend break in the beautiful city...

While every meal of the day is important to helping healthy, one which is often held above the rest is breakfast. This is so important because it not only provides us with vital fuel for the day but also kick starts our metabolism. Studies have also linked the meal to better memory, concentration as well as lowering the chances of heart disease and diabetes. You can read plenty more about the importance of your morning meal in this from Web MD. Healthy & Unhealthy Choices Obviously, simply eating breakfast doesn’t make it healthy....

    The Best Alternative Attractions In Europe When it comes to sightseeing, it’s fair to say that there are few continents better to visit than Europe. Unlike destinations such as the USA, the ‘Old World’ is steeped in thousands of years of varying civilisations, empires and different cultures. On top of this, there’s also plenty of modern history, meaning there really is a wealth of tourist attractions. Europe’s Wealth of Tourist Attractions Just take a look at this list of the most visited European tourist...

The ultimate guide to ethical travel Let’s face it, we all love nothing more than escaping the daily grind to some exotic part of the world for a couple of weeks or exploration and relaxation. One of the biggest parts of travel is experiencing a new culture. This comes in many forms, from eating the local cuisine to attending local attractions and events unique to that part of the world. However, as travelling the world becomes a more plausible option for more holidaymakers each year, new moral challenges have arisen. Ethical Travel...