Changing Perceptions of Croatia: War-torn country to top holiday destination

This year, tourists have flooded to Croatia in numbers that appear set to break records. This surge in interest should come as no surprise – such gorgeous country offers pristine beaches, fantastic local food, beautiful culture-rich destinations, party islands and much more.  So why has this stunning European country not been on our radars before? … More Changing Perceptions of Croatia: War-torn country to top holiday destination

New South W(h)ales: Australia’s Prime Whale Watching Location

Every year, from May to November, thousands of whales migrate north along the coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kangaroos, koalas and wombats are typically the animals which draw tourists to Australia’s diverse wildlife scene, but whale spotting experiences are becoming increasingly popular. New South Wales is now being labelled the world’s best area for … More New South W(h)ales: Australia’s Prime Whale Watching Location

Indonesia’s rainbow village: a new Instagram hotspot

Located in Randusari, on the Indonesian island of Java, the village of Kampung Pelangi has been transformed into a photogenic tourist spot; a colourful oasis nestled amongst the tan buildings which compose the city of Semarang. According to Lonely Planet, the local council committee provided Rp 300 million (about £17,000) to transform the village, previously … More Indonesia’s rainbow village: a new Instagram hotspot

Add a little flavour to your holiday: Visit La Gomera

Located just off the coast of Northwest Africa, nestled amongst the other Canary Islands, is the small isle of La Gomera. Despite the rich cultural history and spectacular landscapes that characterise La Gomera, this little paradise is often neglected by tourists. The hidden gem is a concentrated hub of diverse cultures which literally flavour local … More Add a little flavour to your holiday: Visit La Gomera

A Month Without Single-Use Plastic: Could You Do It?

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is challenging YOU to survive the month of June without the consumption of single-use plastics. According to the MCS, plastic litter on our beaches has increased by a whopping 180% in the past 20 years. Plastic pieces are increasingly found in the stomachs of sea creatures, many of whom have … More A Month Without Single-Use Plastic: Could You Do It?

Review: The Nether

Tucked away above the trendy Edinburgh restaurant, Checkpoint, Theatre Paradok’s most recent production, The Nether, is leaving audiences both haunted and intrigued. In our current world, rapid technological advancements have provided us with more freedom than ever before. The internet, in particular, is providing unprecedented entertainment, information and connectivity. However, while we are all aware of … More Review: The Nether