Discover the Unique Flavours and Characteristics of Vietnamese Food

Eating food from Vietnam is a real treat, and Vietnamese food is rapidly gaining in popularity due to its intense flavours, tasty meat and noodle dishes, and succulent stews and soups. Vietnamese food is distinctive and unforgettable. Here is a quick primer on the different dishes you can expect to find on the Vietnamese menu, and why the cuisine is becoming so popular. The Beauty of Pho For a start, the classic Vietnamese dish of Pho is a must-eat whether you are starting out on an adventure Read more [...]

Cutting Costs and Emissions When Travelling Through Spain

Travelling can be very expensive, and most options aren’t green either. It is possible to travel in a green and low-cost way though - here’s how.   Travel by Rail   Train travel is a great way of getting around Spain if you’re looking to travel the length and breadth of the country. Going between cities by bus is possible and maybe slightly cheaper, but you’ll spend a lot longer traveling. And that means you’ll have a lot less time to do the fun things.   If Read more [...]

Christian Benteke of Aston Villa is Set to Beat Arsenal’s Defence in the FA Cup Final

Players in Arsenal's defence line will be getting more anxious about stopping Christian Benteke in this year's FA Cup final. Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood says that Arsenal's defenders would be embarrassed by Benteke and he is sure that Tim Sherwood's team will prove bookmakers wrong at Wembley. Bookmakers had earlier predicted that the odds were against Villa in their FA Cup semi-final match. But they were simply outstanding during their match against Liverpool, beating them 2 – 1 and moving Read more [...]

The Facts About Electric Cars

With so much misinformation uttered about electric cars and so many claims and counter-claims put forth about their environmental friendliness, it’s important that if you want to enter the market for an electric car, you have all the information and all the facts. It’s a fast growing market in developed nations, with thousands of plug-in and all-electric vehicles sold in the United States alone every single month. And there are compelling reasons why electric cars are proving so popular, given Read more [...]

Very Nice, A Trip To The French Riviera

Planning a holiday to somewhere romantic in Europe is nothing new. Neither is picking France as your destination. Picking Nice over Paris, however, that’s uncommon right now. Nice is the anti-Paris in many ways. Its coastal location saves it from the sometimes drab grey skies of the French capital. Even in winter, the weather can stay calm. It usually goes ten years between snowfalls too. Not to mention Nice doesn’t suffer from a smog problem, due to all the traffic Paris has.   Nice Read more [...]

Green Tourism in Sicily. Best Activities

With the rise of awareness for the preservation of Sicily, eco-tourism has been introduced in the last couple of years in the aim to promote the richness and the heritage of this beautiful land while leaving lesser carbon footprints as compared to commercial tourism. In the light of this new development, people are realizing the importance of responsible travel that provides fresh, interesting and more memorable experiences while preserving the earth. Sicily is perfect for experiencing green tourism Read more [...]

A Day (and Night) in Dublin: Top Things to Do and See

Dublin is known for its vibrant, distinctive, and colourful personality which attracts visitors of all ages to this fascinating city. If you are in Dublin, whether only for 24 hours or for an entire month, you should know that the city has plenty to offer when it comes to cultural and historical attractions, entertainment, dining options, and more. Some of these attractions and things to do are obvious (such as enjoying a refreshing pint of Guinness – a must-try for all Dublin visitors), whilst Read more [...]

Voluntourism: Holidays That Make A Difference

Over recent years, voluntourism has had a lot of negative press. Which is unfortunate, considering the good that you can do, giving up a few weeks of your holiday to help the betterment of others and the environment. You only need to do a quick Google search, in order to find horror stories about voluntourism, but if you choose the right company and pick the perfect project, you can really help impoverished areas of the world. Choose Your Project Wisely Rule number one of voluntourism: choose Read more [...]

Staycations in the UK: The Greener Way to Holiday

According to The Telegraph Online, more and more Brits are now vacationing at home, despite the improving economy. What started off as an affordable alternative to jetting off for sun, sea and sand in warmer climes during the recession, has now become something that many British families are choosing to do. The growing trend for busy working parents or career couples is to take short breaks closer to home instead of going for week long breaks in exotic destinations. It seems that the quirky ‘staycation’ Read more [...]

Your Utah Hiking Trip: Pointers for Packing for Any Season

When you are planning a hiking trip in Utah, one of the most important things you have to consider is the gear that you will pack. If you pack the wrong equipment, this can affect your enjoyment of the hike, so it's always best to go prepared. Here are some of the most important things to keep in mind when packing your hiking gear. Pack According to the Season The time of year that you go hiking will determine the items that you take with you. In the winter, snow can cover trails and hiking can Read more [...]