Travel

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

20 coolest castles to visit in UK

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…

Planning A Trip To US? 10 Tips for Visiting Brits

Brits will undoubtedly experience more culture shock than they expected without brushing up on some rules and customs of American culture. Here are 10 helpful things UK visitors should keep in mind before crossing the Atlantic. 1. Apply For ESTA…

36 Cool Quotes About Travel

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 ~…

7 coolest scenic summer drives in the UK

The UK might not be the first place you think of when you think of scenic drives. But along with crumpets, the royal family and the NHS, one thing Britain is renowned for is its quaint villages and breathtaking countryside….

Cool Casinos in South America

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

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.        

10 Cool Places To Go Kayaking In the UK

There’s nothing quire like kayaking in the sea or down a peaceful river. Kayaking allows you a freedom and flexibility on the water that other activities simply don’t, and for that reason, it’s one of the fastest-growing outdoor adventures in…

Top 5 travel apps for iPhone

There seems to be an app for every single thing you can think of these days, frankly, sometimes it’s a bit of overkill. It’s probably not strictly necessary to use an app to do everything from cooking to planning your…

World’s Most Expensive Motorhome

When we think of motorhomes and caravans, luxury isn’t a word we’d tend to associate with them. But the eleMMent Palazzo is a game changer. It’s the world’s most expensive motor home. Basically it’s like a super luxury yacht on…

10 Oldest Pubs in Cornwall, England

Pubs are an essential part of the British culture, a place where people since the 10th century have gone to eat some hearty food and drink to refresh on a summer’s day or warmup the bones on a cold blustery…

10 Amazing Cruise Destinations

Cruise holidays are as popular as ever with amazing locations being added each year including these following 10 locations. Antarctica For nature lovers, a cruise to Antarctica is an awe inspiring experience where passengers can see penguin colonies, calving icebergs…

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

As cool hotel rooms go, this underwater room has to be one of the coolest in the world. If you ever wanted to sleep 20ft below the waves of the Indian Ocean, surrounded by a vibrant coral reef and encased…

Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

We love cool buildings and here we showcase pictures of the amazing architecture of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They were the tallest buildings in the world 451.9 meters (1,483 ft) from 1998 to 2004 until surpassed by…

Northern Lights Photographs

A collection of stunning Aurora Borealis or ‘northern lights’ pictures from national Geographic that capture beautifully this amazing phenomenon. Just imagine what people must have thought thousands of years ago and saw streams and swirls of colours in the night…

Cool Treehouses from around the World

Showcasing some of the coolest tree houses you’ll ever see including the world’s largest treehouse. Since the mid 90’s, recreational tree houses have enjoyed a rise in popularity in countries such as the United States and parts of Europe. Did you…

Stunning Aurora Borealis photos with facts

Showcasing awe inspiring pictures of the Northern lights (Aurora Borealis) captured by lucky photographers who thankfully for us were in the right place at the right time. We have also included some interesting facts about this amazing natural phenomenon. Enjoy……

Cool Sinkhole Pictures & Videos

Showcasing pictures and videos of the cool natural phenomenon that are sinkholes. A sinkhole happens when water erodes solid bedrock, carving an underground cavity that can then collapse. Many parts of the US are at risk for sinkholes but they…

Honey I Shrunk Whistler Blackcomb!

Whistler Blackcomb is our favourite place to go snowboarding every winter due to its sheer size as the biggest ski area in the world. In this really cool video using tilt-shift techniques the movie makers have made Whistler look tiny…

10 World’s Most Decadent Casinos

Showcasing 10 of the coolest and most decadent casinos from around the globe. Whether it’s poker, roulette, slot-machines or Black Jack, gambling is one of the most popular entertainment activities on the planet. Bellagio Casino, Las Vegas The Bellagio Casino…

5 photos showing the majestic Geirangerfjord

Geirangerfjord, Norway is visited by around 700,000 visitors a year the Geirangerfjord and is on our bucket list of cool places to visit in Europe. Deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush green…

Cool New York Pictures

Showcasing cool pictures of New York City. New York has long been a photographers playground with so many amazing images captured over the years, we thought we would feature some of our favourites.  

Photos and video of awe inspiring Mount Roraima

Showcasing nature’s sheer beauty with these cool pictures and video of Mount Roraima. Mt Roraima lies on the Guiana Shield in the southeastern corner of Venezuela’s 30000-square-kilometre Canaima National Park forming the highest peak of Guyana’s Highland Range.  Early explorers…

10 Magical Northern Lights Time-Lapses

Ever since being spellbound by the Northern Lights from a flight back from Canada to London, I’ve been fascinated by the Aurora Borealis. The first thing I really wanted to know was why they are named Aurora Borealis? I found…

Mount Everest Pictures

A collection of cool stunning Mt. Everest pictures which also make cool desktop wallpapers. Mount Everest is the pinnacle of ever climbers ambitions and these pictures below show why this mountain in respected, loved and feared over all others. National…