View of Manila in the Philippines from the Marriott hotel

30 days in the Philippines — Manila

Days 1-2: Arriving at Manila Airport, Philippines yesterday evening, the sounds of “Taxi Sir” (and “Madame”) floated through the air. Politely refusing, we made our way to the shuttle bus station and happily found that we were already on the reservation list to take us to the Marriott Manila (we turned […]

Boat fruit seller, Halong Bay, Vietnam

5 of the best South East Asia time-lapse videos

South East Asia has long been on the wish list for any adventurous or cultured traveller. Its mix of religions (Buddhism, Muslim etc), cuisines (Thai curries, Vietnamese noodle soups etc), temples and beaches has inspired many a traveller. If you are thinking about visiting South East Asia soon, we’ve put together […]

Havana street sign - Video image

Havana destination video

With new developments happening in Cuba all the time, most recently direct flights to Cuba from the US being announced, we have compiled a video about Cuba’s capital city, Havana with images and narration to help you get a feel of the place.

Lindesfarne castle, Holy Island, Northumberland. July 2016

How I survived while stranded on Lindisfarne

We are all familiar with the survival programs such as The Island with Bear Grylls — where the contenders are left at the mercy of the elements and exotic creatures that inhabit the tropical, otherwise deserted islands. Well, what if we told you that you could experience a more tame, pleasant […]