Travel

Showcasing cool places to visit, travel tips, stories, inspiration and wanderlust.

Apps that make the inconvenient, convenient

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Nowadays, the internet is everyone’s go-to for everything, whether it’s catching up on the latest news, or grabbing that coat you’ve been after for months while it’s still in the sale, we’re using the internet more now than ever before…

Christmas in Stratford Upon Avon

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This Christmas we stayed in Stratford-Upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare for a weekend visiting family and friends. This lovely medieval market town sits on the banks of the River Avon and at Christmas time, the town is beautifully lit up…

5 Best Family Friendly Beaches In Devon

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We featured 25 best beaches in the UK earlier in 2016 and this time we’re focussing on the best Devon has to offer for a family beach holiday. Devon is blessed with some of the most stunning coastline in the UK, not to mention…

Want To Travel And Get Paid For It?

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As I’m sure you’ll agree, there’s no kind of experience quite like travelling…we even have our own travel blog called Travelphant where we showcase inspiring worldwide travel articles and guides aimed at holiday and backpacking travellers. Waking up in a foreign country,…

Family Weekend Break On Isles Of Scilly

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We stayed 3 nights on the beautiful island of St Martins (Isles of Scilly) in August – me, my wife and our two boys and it was really special. Below I’ll give you reasons why you’ll probably fall in love with the Isles…

The Top 10 Theme Parks in France

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One thing that France really has got more than its fair share of is theme parks. Whichever region you happen to be heading to, chances are you won’t be far from at least a handful of world-class parks for adults…

4 Awesome Road Trip Tips

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The open road, home of a hundred thousand arguments. But also one of the best places to have a holiday. We’re talking about road trips. How exhilarating and delightfully exhausting they can be. Making stupid jokes about the things you…

The top 5 bling casinos in the World

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While online casino’s popularity continues to rise steadily, land-based casinos are thriving globally too. Offering glamour and epitomising the high life, casinos remain exhilarating and thrilling places to spend your time and, if you have it, your money. As Vegas…

My 20 Places To Visit Bucket List

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Typically it’s when you’re retired that you’ve the spare money available and the time to visit places you’ve always wanted to. I published a post titled 25 interesting places to visit a few years ago which includes many of the places…

8 best apps for travellers to USA

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Travelling has always been a big part of our lives. And if you want to make your USA trip pleasant, interesting and tasty it is all about having the right application in your smartphone. It is important to have the…

8 best apps for travellers to USA

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Travelling has always been a big part of our lives. And if you want to make your USA trip pleasant, interesting and tasty it is all about having the right application in your smartphone. It is important to have the…

20 coolest castles to visit in UK

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If there’s one thing the UK does better than anywhere else in the world, it’s castles. The stunning ancient structures of Great Britain draw millions of visitors from all over the world each and every year – many of which…

36 Cool Quotes About Travel

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Those who travel and enjoy travelling will relate to this collection of travel quotes from people past and present throughout history and to accompany them some stunning pictures.  Not all who wander are lost. ~ J. R. R. Tolkien ~…

Cool Casinos in South America

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I’m partial to gambling at a casino for a bit of fun (nothing too serious) and have been to some of the coolest casinos around the World. I love to travel and find travel destinations around the World that can…

Inspiring Travel Quotes With Pictures

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What better way to be inspired than a collection of travel quotes along with stunning travel pictures. These travel quotes were featured recently on our travel blog travelphant.com but we wanted to share them here too.