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Visit Paddington Bear’s Peru

Will you find your own Paddington on a trip to Peru? Victoria Hampton
13 November, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock recently, you’ll be well aware that our beloved bear, complete with red hat, duffel coat, suitcase and love of marmalade, is coming to the big screen later this month. The long awaited film, Paddington (in cinemas from 28 November), not only boasts a star-studded ...

Welcome aboard the world’s most luxurious cruise ships

Kathy McLeman
4 November, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

It’s fair to say the demand for cruises is greater than ever and this is, in part, fuelled by the excitement around the imminent launch of state-of-the-art ships including Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas (late November) and Anthem of the Seas (spring 2015). With ships getting ever larger and ...

A taste of sausages around the world

Try a spicy chorizo in Barcelona Nicola Chapman
3 November, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

Sausages, bangers, chipolatas... Whatever you call them the nation loves them and we eat loads every day around the country. In celebration of British Sausage Week (3-9 November) we thought we’d give you a little taste of how they are enjoyed elsewhere in the world. Germany You certainly can’t visit Germany ...

Alternative Christmas Plans

Enjoy an alternative Christmas with Love Nicola Chapman
28 October, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

Before you say no, I’m afraid that yes, Christmas is truly coming once again and thoughts of tinsel, turkey and new toys will soon be swirling around our heads. Before that though the ‘S’ word has to be dealt with. Shopping.It’s a chore to most but it really doesn’t have ...

Experience #thisisqueensland for yourself

#thisisqueensland by @sosarina Kathy McLeman
24 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

Remember we told you about the @queensland Instameet earlier this month? It was an event held by Queensland Tourism on October 4th 2014 where lots of people got together both in person and virtually (on the internet) to take great photos of Queensland and share them on Instagram. It was a record ...

Spook-tacular Halloween Hotspots

Enjoy Halloween events all around the world Kathy McLeman
21 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

Halloween is one of the world’s oldest holidays and the US leads the way in the celebrations on the 31st October. Each year 65% of Americans decorate their homes for Halloween – a percentage exceeded only by Christmas. In fact, Halloween is now America's second largest commercial holiday. While carving ...

USA West Coast – A Cuisine Apart

The freshest ingrediants available on the West Coast of the USA Kathy McLeman
16 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

According to Wikipedia, the western USA has its own cuisine – distinct from the rest of the country. Of course, the coastal western states have their wine, but the Pacific Rim has influenced the food here too, creating fusions that deliver on flavour, colour and excitement – as well as ...

Escape the cold with Emirates this winter...

Escape the cold this winter with some great offers flying with Emirates Nicola Chapman
13 October, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

England set for coldest winter in 100 years... The big freeze is coming... With headlines like this appearing in the newspapers already, perhaps it’s time to book up somewhere warm to get your fix of sunshine? Plus with some fantastic fares on offer with the award winning Emirates, there’s no better ...

Springtime in South Africa: Whales, Birds & Babies

There's nothing cuter than the baby animals of a South African Springtime Kathy McLeman
7 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

Locals will tell you there’s no bad time to visit South Africa’s famous Garden Route. But then, they would say that. Others will tell you that better weather in the summer makes that the perfect time to visit. Whale spotting peaks in September, there is an abundance of flowers and ...

Queensland joins the world's biggest Instameet

Queensland City Victoria Hampton
2 October, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

Australia is big – this we know. Queensland is also pretty big – in fact the United Kingdom would fit nicely inside it over seven and a half times. And now, this huge sunny state, known for mile upon mile of white sandy beaches and jungle-like interiors from whence celebrities ...

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