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For erstwhile adventurers and those with a sense of wanderlust, an American road trip is often included on the list of dream destinations. Doing everything bigger and better, the good old US of A knows how to make its mark on the world, so it’s no surprise you’d want to see it up close and personal.  But where to go when you follow in the footsteps of those before you and hire a campervan? With so many fantastic cities for travellers to discover, it’s hard to narrow it down to just a few, but here are three that...

When looking for new motorcycle helmets to protect your head, and to ramp up the cool factor on your appearance, it’s important to know something about DOT standards for headgear. These standards are mandatory on all helmets sold in the U.S. The standards are enforced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration—its long name lets you how important it is. Essentially the standards and regulations are in place to protect bike riders from serious injury. The Basics of DOT Helmet Certification When buying motorcycle...

Postcard-worthy towns and villages are high on my list when visiting Europe and Rothenburg ob der Tauber currently tops my list as a charming fairytale town. Completely surrounded by a wall with archways and fortified gates, and containing pastel coloured, half-timbered buildings, the Old Town has serious charm and medieval German cuteness that will astound you. In the Middle Ages, Rothenburg was Germany’s second-largest city, Today, it’s the country’s most exciting medieval town, enjoying tremendous popularity...

They say life begins when you retire. If you’re nearing retirement or are already enjoying your work-free lifestyle, you may find you have more free time and cash to spend travelling. The world is your oyster, so why not get out there and enjoy it? The European continent has something for everyone; it’s full of history, has plenty of cultures and there are so many places that gain hot temperatures and places that are cooler, it depends on where you end up visiting. There are some real beauty spots and places of interest to...

It was once one of the fastest growing tourist areas in Thailand. Then it was hit by a massive tsunami. Now it is a charming retreat from the hustle of Phuket. With excellent accommodation options, several interesting attractions, and a growing reputation in the trade, Khao Lak is again proving to be an appealing destination for many travellers. Before you go, you need to understand the pros and cons of this destination. The pros are nice beachside resorts, white sandy beaches, a laid-back vibe ideal for relaxing, and some enjoyable...

If anyone deserves a holiday, it is a new parent. After many sleepless nights and busy days, parents will be longing for a break away, so they can enjoy a spot of relaxation while spending quality time with their kids. However, travelling with a baby or a young child can be a little different from couples’ travel, and a few small mistakes could ruin your getaway. To ensure you have a fantastic time, here are some handy tips on how to plan your first family holiday. Carefully Select Your Accommodation Unfortunately, busy...

As we see the warmer months, slowly approaching us over the horizon no doubt that the thought of home entertaining would spring to mind. Therefore, there’s a need to keep your garden space clean and tidy at all times. Admittedly, we aren’t all gardening experts and we can often neglect our spaces during the colder months. In fact, the British public are wasting up to £672 million each year as we don’t know how to best look after our garden space. With plenty of to prepare for the summer, we look at the best ways to spruce...

Dubai’s real estate market is getting mature and more stable of late as we draw closer to the Expo 2020. The most seasoned investors are of the view that it’s high time for investment in Dubai’s real estate especially in waterfront because the prices will only see a hike as time goes on. So, if you’re also interested in making an investment in the Emirate’s real estate, here we have listed top 5 projects that will be completed in 2019. Bluewaters Residences – Bluewaters Island If you’re already familiar with Dubai’s...

It’s a crisp, blue-sky morning as we ride the cable car across slopes of white high above Innsbruck, Austria. When most people think about Innsbruck they probably think about skiing. The city has twice hosted the Winter Olympics so that is not surprising, but, as we found, there is much more to this lively, welcoming and cosmopolitan city that make it appealing anytime. The city is in a valley surrounded by the mountains of the Austrian Tyrol. There is medieval architecture to admire, an interesting dining scene, and plenty of...

Weddings are really one of the most spectacular events in the entire world. When you attend a wedding, you will want to make sure that you dress your best. After all, this is really a once in a lifetime event and you’ll want to make the most of it. With that being said, you should make sure that you wear the right dress. So, which dress should you select for your wedding day? It really depends on several factors. Below, you’ll be provided with tips for finding a good dress for your wedding day. Prices First and foremost,...