Americas

Tips and travel ideas for the Americas. The diverse and beautiful continents of North and South America have vibrant cities, stunning coastlines, and of course incredible natural wonders. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in the Americas so start planning your trip now and experience everything that the Americas have to offer travellers.

Revolution in Havana Cuba
City Break Travel Ideas, Cuba, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Wandering in search of Greene’s Our Man in Havana, Cuba

‘Our Man in Havana’, Graham Greene’s classic “entertainment” poking fun at the British secret service abroad was published just before the Revolution changed Cuba forever. When I visited the Havana I was fascinated to find a city that lives up to its nostalgic reputation but demands to be engaged with […]

mt-brouilly-view-beaujolais-wine-region-france
Australia, France, Ireland, Italy, Unesco World Heritage Sites, USA

Top 5 classic road trips around the world

The freedom and flexibility offered by driving holidays is undeniable so escape from the confines of your holiday and discover the true meaning of your destination. Here are five classic road trips in iconic destinations: follow Route 66 in the USA or the route of the Tour de France, be inspired by […]

brussels-grand-place-sound-and-light-show-christmas-market
Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hawaii, Norway, United Kingdom, USA

Magical Christmas holiday ideas around the world

Whether you’re dreaming of a white Christmas or a day on the beach, people are already turning their minds to Christmas holidays, so here are some great ideas for those planning their Christmas break, from beautiful Christmas markets trips to less traditional festive escapes. Christmas holidays in the United Kingdom […]

LA at night from the Griffith Observatory photo by Stig Nygaard via the Creative Commons License
City Break Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, USA

USA: Top 8 off-beat attractions in Los Angeles

Forget about the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the theme parks. Don’t be put off by the urban sprawl and the terrible traffic. Los Angeles is one of the world’s most famous cities, full of enough interesting attractions to keep a visitor happy for weeks. The gorgeous weather doesn’t hurt […]

Basle Christmas Markets Switzerland
Australia, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Ireland, USA

5 alternative destinations that capture the Christmas spirit

Christmas is a magical time of year wherever you are but some places capture the Christmas spirit better than others. You could always go to meet Santa Claus in Lapland and I’ve written about Christmas markets getaways in Europe and the best ways to experience Christmas  in London before. But […]

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