PNG UK Tourism have teamed up with Wanderlust Magazine in this fantastic competition for bloggers. The chosen blogger of the month will win either an iPad or GoPro. Then, in December, the best of the monthly winners will be crowned PNGTPA ‘Blogging Ambassador’, clinching a trip for two to PNG.
Planning to rent a scooter in Thailand? Remember, in Thailand, vehicles drive on the left. Most of the time. Before you go, learn the 20 unwritten rules of the road.
When asked what he did after the end of the war, he said “I think I was drunk for about five years”.
His daughter, born in 1928, ten years after the end of the war, grew up with the sound of her Dad “screaming from nightmares about being back in the trenches, most nights”.
How to win travel writing competitions. What’s the recipe for success? Don’t use cliches! Or exclamation marks. Seriously, there are only two rules…
Travelling the world and writing down its best bits – is being a guidebook writer the perfect job? Wanderlust sifts the facts from the fantasy…
Cochin (as its inhabitants prefer to call it) is a collection of islands and peninsulas squeezed between the shores of tranquil Vembanad Lake and the Arabian Sea. Each district has a distinct personality, from the colonial trading post of Fort Cochin and concrete towers of Ernakulam, to the sandy beaches of Vypeen Island.
It’s not every day that I open my emails to find I’ve been invited to write a guest column for a magazine. Oh sure, I get those you’ve-won-a-million-quid-just-click-here offers, and how-to-earn-big-money-from-travel-writing scams which go straight into the Junk Box. But when I saw an email in my Inbox from Lyn Hughes, Editor-in-Chief of my favourite travel magazine Wanderlust, I have to admit to a flutter of excitement.
How many reasons are there to not take a career break? Too old? Too young? Too poor? Children at school? Enough with the excuses already. See eight of the most common reasons for putting off the big move de-bunked, including “I’ve got a mortgage”.
India has produced some of the greatest literary writers of our age, reason enough to draw travellers and to captivate them. Not so often documented is the sense of humour simmering away beneath all that charm and those polished manners.