Archive July 2018

Why the UK has so many words for bread

Having customers order a ‘toasted teacake’ in the West Yorkshire sandwich shop where I worked as a teenager wasn’t unusual, yet even this simple request always necessitated a follow-up question: ‘plain or currant?’. While to me a ‘teacake’ naturally implies a plain, savoury bread roll, most of the country outside West Yorkshire believes a teacake to be a sweet bread laden with plump currants. I’d say, logically, that that should be known as a ‘currant teacake’, but what can you do? Everyone in the UK has an opinion on just what to...

The Turkish city that lives for breakfast

Turkish breakfast – a meal of epic proportions based around an often daunting array of cheeses, olives, egg dishes, jams, grilled sausage and cup after cup of black tea – is among the country’s finest culinary rituals. And while the most important meal of the day is cherished and taken seriously throughout the country, its heartland is the eastern city of Van. Turkish breakfast is among the country’s finest culinary rituals Van and breakfast are synonymous in Turkey, and Van-style breakfast restaurants have opened to fanfare in Istanbul and Ankara, serving...

10 Best Student Travel Destination in Eastern Europe

Traveling has been proven to be one of the best ways to learn. You’ve most probably heard the saying,’ seeing is believing.’ For most students, traveling helps them to get away from the monotonous routine of going to class and learning things in theory. They get to experience the real world and finally prove whether the theories are true or not. Students also enjoy traveling for the fun of it. Who would turn down an opportunity to travel? However, as a students, there are several destinations to consider, and you might choose one according to; Cost of travel – Your budget should...

5 Things to know about a Serengeti Safari

A safari to the vast and unspoilt land of the Serengeti in Africa is an experience every travel lover should have. The enchanting wildlife playground of Seronera, the calving grounds of Ndutu, the fun river crossings in Kogatende and Grumeti- there’s so much to see and admire. If you plan to spend a few days of your Safari on the Serengeti, here are five things you should know that will make your trip unforgettable: Seeing the Big Five The Big Five refers to Africa’s five most famous animals: the lion, buffalo, leopard, rhinoceros and elephant. These iconic animals were initially grouped...

An ingenious way to hide a map

Treasuring my father-in-law’s old cloth hankies sounds unpleasant. But they hold a secret. They are war-time maps that look like handkerchiefs, depicting old boundaries and conflicts in Europe. Blowing your nose in them was a definite no-no, as it could mean covering up an important escape route: a mountain pass, a road, an airfield. Your life could depend on these maps. The hankies gave us some kind of reassurance we would get back to safety Also referred to by historians as ‘escape and evasion maps’, handkerchief maps were used in World War II by the Allied forces,...

Spending in Thailand: How To Budget The Dream Trip

For many, there are few more idyllic places than Thailand. A bucket list regular, it’s breathtaking scenery, jaw-dropping mountain ranges and pure blue sea is simply stunning. Yet, for many it seems more of a dream than a reality. But it really doesn’t have to be, a dream trip can be just a little bit of budgeting away. Booking Flights Naturally, first things first is booking the trip. It’s certainly the most expensive aspect of booking a Thai adventure and will generally set you back from $400+ from both Europe and the USA. That may well take some saving or require a credit card to...

Philippines Backpacking Guide – What To Know Before Your Adventure

The Philippines is a country of islands. It has gorgeous beaches, spectacular landscapes, and adrenaline pumping activities. So if you are planning to embark on an adventure to this beautiful country, this Philippines backpacking guide will definitely be helpful for you. This guide includes everything you need to know for your plan. As the Philippines has so many islands spreading apart, planning the route can be a bit challenging.  But it can also be a lot of fun when you can hop around and do not need to follow any strict agenda. So here are 7 things to know before your trip to the...

The Top 3 Places Which You Must See This Summer in Rome

Summer season at its peak presents the perfect time to plan a vacation to Europe. Some call it a real heaven on earth, others simply call it magical, a Roman holiday is definitely unforgettable.  Rome, Italy is renowned for its architecture, museums, restaurants and nightlife. This fascinating expedition begins right from the set-off. You can choose to cruise the Atlantic Ocean or get a perfect aerial view from air or even ride by train. Once there, there are some sites that are a must see to make your journey worthwhile. Vatican City This is also known as the ‘Holy Land’ where the Pope...

5 Strategies For Saving On International Travel

If you thought traveling domestically was getting to be expensive, then you should know that traveling internationally is even more so. Flying internationally, for instance, can potentially cost five to ten times as much as flying domestically on the low end. For example, it’s possible to book a domestic flight for the $150 to $250 range, but an international flight (and especially one that crosses an ocean) will typically cost you $1,000 to $2,000 before cost savings are factored into account. Here are five strategies you can use this year to save on your international travel...

3 Tips for Making the Most of Family Vacations

Although the entire family anxiously looks forward to summer vacations, there are years when everything just seems to go wrong. From last-minute changes in flights due to inclement weather to stress over what to pack and what to leave, there is always something to create last minute panic. This year, why not make the most of your family vacation by planning ahead for anything that ‘could’ go wrong? Here are three tips to help relieve a great deal of the stress so that you can finally enjoy a family vacation like it’s meant to be enjoyed. 1. Book Family Friendly Hotels Once you’ve...

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