By willoughbymassive

Why Rotorua is hot, hot, hot

Things get pretty steamy in the area round Rotorua, a hotbed of geothermal activity on New Zealand’s North Island. And however impressive you expect it to be, the reality is even better

Ullswater - a whole new world

The Lake District makes me feel happy purely by its very existence. Knowing that its always there, ready to transport me to its carefree alternate reality when the real world gets too much.

A lads' holiday in Nice

With a pumping night life, sociable people and Cannes and Monaco right on the doorstep, Nice is the undiscovered holy grail for the lads' holiday.

A Pom's Guide to Sydney

Vivacious and vain, breezy and blithe, posing around its shimmering harbour. Sydney is a sun-kissed show-off with a whimsical grin

Los Angeles for the round-the-world tripper

In backpacker circles, Los Angeles has a wildly undeserved reputation. Dismissed as culture-less, impersonal and drab – a highly unpopular choice. Want to know why this is wrong? Read on…

Sydney for free

This guide is going out to those legions of skint backpackers Down Under, determined to make the most of their time in Sydney despite their shrinking wallets

Singapore in a day

Let me take you on an all day journey around the choicest cuts of the Lion City from breakfast by the river to nightlife at the quay

Marvellous Melbourne

With its grand Victorian architecture, its vibrant restaurant and art scene, not to mention its unbridled appetite for sport, marvellous Melbourne makes for a visit to remember.

All about Alice Springs

Visit Alice Springs. Be surprised by the modern shops and streets… Be charmed by the larrikin humour… Be enlightened by Aboriginal culture… Be enchanted by majestic Uluru…