Discover the fascinating world of Asian culture and explore the world famous sights that make Asia one of the worlds most interesting travel destinations. More »


From sublime Mediterranean beaches to historic city breaks, find out what Europe really has to offer! More »


Africa is home to some of the most panoramic views and vistas in the world. Which of these wonders will you visit? More »


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South America

Explore the amazing sights of South America including the infamous Machu Picchu! More »


Where are the best places to see the Northern Lights?


I have never written a bucket list of things to do and places to see while I still walk the Earth. However, if I ever do this then you can be sure that seeing the Northern Lights will be high up on my list.

Essential Backpacking Gear No Traveller Should Be Without


When you are planning a long backpacking trip there is sure to come a time when you wonder how on Earth you are going to fit everything into your backpack.

The Majesty and Mystery of the Great Pyramid of Giza


If you are interested in facts and statistics then the Great Pyramid at Giza will give you more than enough to chew over for a few minutes.

Exploring the North Yorkshire Dales – A Week at Merok Cottage


As we’ve discussed in previous posts on Travel Ideaz the Yorkshire Dales is one of my favourite spots in the whole of the UK. With so many great family walks, historic buildings and so much beautiful and quite spectacular scenery to enjoy, a holiday in this region of the country can be very fulfilling.

Loch Ness: Monsters and Castles


It is a few years since I went to went to Loch Ness but the recent annual resumption of the Nessie hunt brought it to mind again.

I briefly mentioned Loch Ness a while back, when I wrote about my tour of the Scottish highlands. However, a world famous place that I used to live close to deserves more than just a chapter. So what is it that makes Loch Ness such a special place?