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Fancy a European football break? We bet you’re not alone. With Premier League ticket prices not exactly the easiest on the pocket, lots of football fans are heading to the Continent to enjoy the beautiful game. It’s not hard to see why. Affordable airfares, reasonable ticket prices and the thrill of Champions League and Europa League action are all encouraging football fanatics to up sticks and enjoy an away day or weekend break across the Channel. If you’re hankering after some of this action for yourself, we think you’ll love...

Len Rutledge Luxury and experiential travel are changing the travel industry and the way many people think about travel. While trips to see grandma will always occur, family trips today are often camping safaris through Africa or visits to remote lodges in Bhutan. Today’s travellers are braver than ever and are prepared to travel well off the beaten track. They are looking for something unique and individual.  As new destinations emerge, traditional tourist hotspots and resorts have to rethink their approach in order to stay relevant. I...

We’ve all done it. Walked onto the plane and longingly glanced to our left toward the mysterious curtain into first class, only to be led away into economy. When you see just how much first class can cost, it can really get you thinking: “What is it through that curtain that could possibly justify paying so much!?” Is it as simple as a couple of free drinks and some comfy cushions? Or is there something they’re not telling us! Well, wonder no more, as SilverDoor serviced apartments have put together this infographic to give you...

People in Canada welcome the Christmas season along with the New Year through parties and celebrations either at their respective homes or in clubs, lounges, and pubs. The type of celebration may vary depending on the area you are in Canada like in rural areas of Quebec; people love to spend the night ice fishing with their beloved ones. Most of the day on the 1st January is consumed recovering from the celebrations the previous night or till wee hours early morning. Many people do escape out of Canada during this season for a vacation...

After working hard all year round and saving every penny possible, there’s nothing better than getting away for a week or two on a summer holiday to relax and recharge. As summer begins to approach, we start searching for all the usual destinations to find a great deal. Popular Destinations There are a number of locations which we all love to return to every year. For example, this UK Business Insider article shows that UK residents love heading back to the likes of Benidorm, Crete and Gran Canaria each summer. It’s also true that...

An important day in the city’s Calendar since 1957, Dublin Theatre Festival is an annual event that is highly popular worldwide. The festival is invariably grand and draws huge attendance every year which includes both local and international visitors.  You can expect around or more than 350 remarkably good performers in this event where several countries participate and attend shows that are held in 20+ venues. A crucial part of Ireland’s cultural development, everything from theatre, music, dance, family events to public discussions...

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...

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...

Talk of Europe and art, food, music, dance, literature is what comes to the mind of a person. Europe is quite famous for these elements and you can never get away from these things whenever you visit this continent. Home to artistic buildings and several attractions, Europe has many beautiful cities waiting to be explored and London is one of them. London, a city associated with famous and iconic landmarks has many festivals associated with it too. Though the people here are ultra-modern, but they are traditional also and give a lot...

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 –...