Sarah Yates says that when planning a road trip across the United States of America, there are a few things it pays to keep in mind:
Our Q&A with USA expert San Khoo on 3 February saw a huge response from our Facebook fans. With more than 50 burning questions asked, San was kept very busy for the afternoon!
With so many inspiring and influential works of art in galleries, museums, and yes, even caves, around the world, it's no easy task to choose five works of art worth travelling to. But here are some that we think should be on everyone's list.
Laissez les bon temps rouler! "Let the good times roll" and indulge in the annual riot of Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Kicking off in February, this marathon of joie de vivre has everything from live music, costumed revellers and colorful parade floats tossing beads and trinkets into the crowd. The grand finale is known as Fat Tuesday, and this year it falls on February 21.
Spotting fantastic wildlife when travelling through North America is always exciting. But when it comes to visiting the home of the grizzly bear, there are a few house rules you may want to abide by…
Located on the dramatically beautiful coastline of Southern Alaska, step inside a world shaped by glaciers, earthquakes and ocean storms. Kenai Fjords National Park plays host to some of the most beautiful glacier landscape in the world, brimming with wildlife and glittering glacier ice, it is a magnificent sight to behold.
Take a journey around some of Mother Nature’s most wonderful creations on a tour of five of America’s greatest national parks:
1. Yellowstone National Park – Wyoming, Montana, Idaho
Think big; towering geysers, wild grizzly bears and spectacular prismatic springs, all nestled between grand mountain ranges and alpine lakes. Yellowstone is a spectacular feat of nature.
Close your eyes and imagine the sight of neon motel signs, the wide, empty expanse of the Mojave Desert, the iconic Wigwam Motel and the aroma of homemade cherry pie and tortillas. You’ve found Route 66, the symbol for the great American road trip, immortalised in folklore, film, poetry and song.
For lovers of the great outdoors, the Canadian Rockies is somewhat of a paradise. It's a playground for people who are looking to breathe in some fresh air, try something adventurous or simply stand in awe of some of the world's most spectacular sights.
To get you acquainted, we've compiled a list of interesting facts about the Canadian Rockies and the many wonderful parks that you'll find there:
Raise your pinkies and don your best frock, because high tea is back in vogue. This timeless ritual is all about manners such as never leaving your teaspoon in the cup when you lift it to your lips.
But it's also about stepping back in time, to an era of charm and grace; a time where cucumber sandwiches were king. So take a break, grab yourself a cuppa and let us take you to five of the world's best high tea experiences:
Guest blogger Marissa Cooke thinks there's no better time to plan your next escape than in the countdown to Christmas holidays.
To help your mind wander (even if you can’t!), she's created her own version of the 12 Days of Christmas. It goes a little something like this…
The Southwest has some of the most striking scenery in the world. Peregrine copywriter Erin Aldersea gives you the facts and highlights four unmissable national parks:
How to get there
To get started on the path to the great national parks it’s best to fly into Las Vegas. From Vegas it’s only a short drive to start the loop of these great national parks.
Why not make your big day a big deal, and head overseas to celebrate with family, friends or maybe just the two of you!
We take a look at some of the most beautiful, romantic and unique places to get hitched around the world:
What better way to experience some of the world’s most fascinating sites than in the air? These helicopter tours give you a whole new outlook on some stunning destinations.
Victoria King tells gives a rundown of the world's best helicopter rides: