Vulcan, Canada: a holiday for Trekkies

Are you a die-hard Star Trek fan at heart? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone but you may want to think about a trip to Calgary to visit this Alberta town, called Vulcan.


How to be a well-behaved Brit abroad

Etiquette and politeness are top priorities among the British public but what goes in Britain doesn’t always go abroad. In fact, it can cause total offence! Don’t want to be caught breaking cultural code abroad? Just follow this advice…


Hotel staff dish on crazy things left behind by guests

Hotel staff on Reddit were asked, “What’s the craziest, weirdest thing you’ve discovered in a guest room?” Staff from hotels around the world responded, sharing their experiences, stories and even compassion. Here’s our selection of the best. Nothing like a […]


Cheese Rolling: a Great British pastime

Why throw yourself down a grassy hill in pursuit of a cheese wheel? It’s tradition. And the Brits love tradition (as much as David Bowie). This weekend saw the great annual “Cheese Rolling and Wake” in Gloucestershire where thousands gathered […]


World’s most exciting cities: Dull and Boring

What’s in a name? A lot, especially if your town or city is called Dull or Boring. You can actually find these places in your atlas. You’ll find one in Scotland (Dull) and the other in Oregon on the States-side. These two […]