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The most extraordinary places to stay around the world for travel snobs

Added: 18.08.2017 5:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

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‘Adventure’ Travel, ‘ Experiential’ Travel, ‘ Exploratory’ …Travel – the tag words are endless, yet the challenge remains the same – finding a truly extraordinary lodging in places less explored. The lovely folks at Untrodden – a company made up of curious explorers and adventurers who like many of our team, like nothing better than journeying to rural...

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10 of the most mesmerizingly beautiful islands to visit in Vietnam

Added: 10.08.2017 5:25 | 0 views | 0 comments


Vietnam is the home to some of the most amazing paradise-esque islands you will ever visit. Some of these are pretty well known but there are still many beautiful under-the-radar gems just waiting to be discovered. Sprinkled like cut diamonds on a counter our guest blogger Ryan Smith a full-time traveller and founder of MrAbroad.com,...

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Exploring the Mediterranean: cruising the cool way with Larry Lamb (inc.videos)

Added: 10.08.2017 5:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

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As you well know here at Global Grasshopper we are all about discovering the hidden gems and steering clear of the obvious tourist traps. Cruising has long been associated with either rowdy 18-30 trips packed with brits or sedate voyages for the over 60’s. Thompson Travel have taken it upon themselves to reinvent the cruise...

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Pixter review: testing the funky new smartphone lens at Hampton Court gardens

Added: 04.08.2017 4:56 | 0 views | 0 comments


I’ve actually got a bit of confession to make, despite being a travel blogger I’m actually a bit of a technophobe. There’s probably about a zillion gadgets out there I probably should be trying out but with soo many coming onto the market every month it’s a bit overwhelming and actually hard to keep up....

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15 travel hacking accessories that will improve your life in 2017

Added: 28.07.2017 4:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

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From inflatable chairs to desks you can carry around with you everywhere, here are 15 of ultimate up-the-minute travel hacks that will make your globetrotting adventures a piece of cake in 2017. Get ready to be revolutionised and become a 21st-century intrepid nomad….we promise you’ll be wondering how you ever coped before! 1. The Smart...

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In pictures: a quintessential English picnic at Waddesdon Manor

Added: 21.07.2017 5:15 | 2 views | 0 comments


A few weeks back on one of the hottest days of the year we were challenged by Brancott Estate wines to do something for the very first time for their #BrancottFirsts campaign. We choose to take a quintessentially English picnic in the grounds of beautiful Waddesdon Manor, located near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, only about a mostly...

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7 beautiful reasons to visit the Adirondack Mountains – America’s best kept secret

Added: 12.07.2017 5:20 | 1 views | 0 comments


Being a Brit I’m ashamed to say I hadn’t heard much about the Adirondack Mountains before my visit, well apart from the semi-schlocky killer-animal flick Lake Placid which is set in the area of course (okay that’s even more embarrassing to admit). But to New Yorkers and beyond, this is bonafide backcountry – a place adorned...

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Competition: share your hidden gem for a chance to win a trip to Ecuador!

Added: 12.07.2017 5:20 | 1 views | 0 comments


If you’ve been following our blog for a while you’ll know we’re all huge fans of under-the-radar travel, we love it so much in fact you’ve probably noticed we’ve made our niche out! So to celebrate all things off-the-beaten path we’ve teamed up with Audley Travel who are offering a chance to win an incredible...

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Competition: win an Ocean Florida travel goodie bag

Added: 04.07.2017 10:29 | 2 views | 0 comments


The 4th July is one of the most important dates in the USA calendar – a time to celebrate independence, set off some fireworks and have one humongous party! We may be based more than 3,000 miles away from our friends across the pond, but we’re still marking the momentous day. To do this we’ve teamed up...

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10 of the most amazing restaurants in Copenhagen for travel snobs

Added: 29.06.2017 5:14 | 5 views | 0 comments


Denmark is a beautiful country, and Copenhagen – one of my personal favourite cities in the world – is a wonderful place to discover Danish culture. From Tivoli Gardens and Rosenborg Castle to Nyhavn and wonderful Christianshavn, after a long day sightseeing you’ll won’t want to miss dining at one of their impeccably designed restaurants,...

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8 beautiful and meaningful gifts for travellers

Added: 29.06.2017 5:14 | 2 views | 0 comments


It’s always tricky to buy gifts for those wayward friends who never stay put for longer than a few months at a time. You want to find them something practical, unique and most importantly something they can take with them to remind them of you wherever they may land. To help with those tricky buys...

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Exploring London – on the trail of literary heroes

Added: 28.06.2017 12:27 | 3 views | 0 comments


If you’re a fan of English literature and taking a trip to London you maybe keen on visiting the sites where your heroes, both modern and ancient lived and worked. It is well-known that English literature, both old and contemporary, is filled with references to London. For example, the quotation mentioned above by Charlotte Bronte...

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Cuba’s spectacular new voice – Daymé Arocena

Added: 22.06.2017 8:18 | 6 views | 0 comments


Cuba’s passion for music is legendary and is big part of the country’s extraordinary spirit, here our guest writer Johanna Derry tells us about Cuba’s up and coming new talent Daymé Arocena… ‘I’m not the kind of beauty that some people want to see,’ Daymé Arocena states guilelessly. On the release of her latest recording Cubáfonia,...

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5 reasons you’ll love Karen Millen for your summer holiday wardrobe

Added: 19.06.2017 6:41 | 4 views | 0 comments


From an investment military style coat to a compliment-inducing dress I once bought for an office Christmas party I’ve always been a genuine lifelong fan of Karen Millen, so when they contacted and asked me to talk about their newly launched Holiday Shop – a one-stop destination, bursting with wow-inducing chic summer styles then it...

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9 gorgeous under-the-radar things to do in Venice for travel snobs

Added: 19.06.2017 6:40 | 4 views | 0 comments


Venice, the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea is a perennial favourite with many a traveller and its star still continues to rise with spectacular popularity – and with good reason. This almost otherworldly magical place provides some of the most beautiful...

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How to live like a local in Cuba: 10 authentic Havana experiences

Added: 11.06.2017 23:57 | 4 views | 0 comments


The moment you arrive in Havana you’ll realise there’s lots to take in. So if you want to get off the beaten path and uncover the true heartbeat of Cuba’s capital, you’d do well to take these tips from those who know and love the city such as the people running the Havana Cultura project....

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What to pack for a trip to Thailand, South East Asia and still look stylish

Added: 02.06.2017 5:03 | 5 views | 0 comments


Have you ever noticed that there seems to be an unspoken ‘dress code’ for each destination to travel too? Well Thailand – one of the most popular travel destinations in the world and one of my personal favourite countries – is no exception. On the East Coast islands expect to see sarong-clad millennials, modestly dressed...

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How to have a more relaxing time travelling with your family

Added: 02.06.2017 5:03 | 5 views | 0 comments


Whilst we specialise in independent travel, a huge number of people travel in family units, although travelling as a family isn’t always plain sailing and can be pretty stressful at times. Children, especially young children can get anxious when travelling to new unusual places and this can have a knock-on effect on the parents mood –...

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My favourite 10 European views guaranteed to take your breath away

Added: 23.05.2017 4:47 | 3 views | 0 comments


A truly brilliant holiday is made up of a million different things; food, company, culture, nightlife, accommodation, but I have often found that what sticks in my mind beyond anything else for years to come are the breathtaking aspects and surprise vistas, often discovered by accident on the way to or from other things. A...

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Mercure Hotels shares its “Local stories” with you

Added: 23.05.2017 4:47 | 5 views | 0 comments


Have you ever stayed in a hotel where it’s felt a bit bland compared to all of the culture surrounding you on your doorstep? Well if so, you’ll love Mercure Hotel’s new ‘Local Stories.’ The locally inspired hotel brand have come up with a very cool idea to make sure all their hotels are directly influenced by the...

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