Fear of flying is something that many of us suffer from. The idea of being thousands of miles in the air in a compact, metal airplane is enough to make the blood run cold. It’s no wonder many people try to calm their nerves with a stiff drink, or adopt harsh breathing exercises before they board the plane for take-off. But many airports have decided to adopt a far more innovative way to relax people before their flight, by introducing some furry friends in airports and on flights to help calm the nerves of passengers.
‘An artist has no home in Europe, except Paris.’ Nietzsche couldn’t be more right when professing his love for the French capital, but this rule also applies to art lovers. Not only is Paris a living work of art with an elegant mix of romantic architecture from the Middle Ages to modern buildings designed in the 21st century and some home to some of the most famous works of art in the world, where else would you go to discover the enchanting world of classic art.
When choosing the perfect holiday destination, many overlook Dubai as a metropolitan haven for the wealthy businessman, or a city lacking in cultural heritage. But, there’s so much more to this desert-dwelling, urban paradise, that you may not know. Dubai is an open and friendly place, famed for its unbelievabe, manmade structures, affluent culture and lively nightlife. It has a massive array of shops, for every type of spender, from those whose tastes lie with the elegant, yet unaffordable to those who spend all their time scouring shops, looking for a bargain. The truth is Dubai has a lot more to offer the curious traveller than you may have originally thought. Why not drive a land rover through the desert, take a ride on a camel or enjoy the perfect tropical climate. Here are just a few pictures, we've collected to inspire you to drop everything and experience first-hand the wonders of Dubai.
Sri Lanka; a place of exotic beauty, prowling leopards, bathing elephants and vast, natural landscape. The island is home to eight Unesco World Heritage sites and tropical rain forests. It’s become a fascination with great Travel Writers, including American novelist Paul Theroux, during his four-month journey by train in the ‘Great Railway Bazaar.’ But, reading about it will never be enough. You have to witness Sri Lanka’s jaw-dropping beauty to believe an island like this can still exist in the modern world. There are so many sights in Sri Lanka, a visit to the island will make you the envy of all your friends, particularly when they see the amazing images uploaded to your social media pages. Here are some of the pictures you could be taking on your next trip to Sri Lanka…
Italy has been the backdrop to some of the most influential travel books of our time, including Eat, Pray Love and Under the Tuscan Sun, and it’s easy to see why. Italy is a hub of enchanting beauty, from the bustling streets of Rome, to the gilded beauty of Venice, and although it may be a tourist’s paradise, there are still parts that are untouched by hordes of sightseers with 'selfie' sticks. So, whether you’re going for a day, a week or longer and you're looking for a complete break from the usual hustle and bustle of daily life, then you may want to consider some of these amazing Italian cities.