My favourite things in Portland

by Karen Viehoever on 26 February 2014, 10:02AM My favourite things in Portland I moved to Portland from the eastern part of the USA in my early twenties, and delight in the wisdom I showed at that early age!  I still love to visit the East Coast, but Portland, Oregon is where I want to live.  Why?  Here are a few of my favourite things… Everyone is welcome.  Portlanders can’t help it.  We are friendly.  Strangers talk to each other and be warned; visitors brandishing maps will be accosted by well-meaning residents who want to help.  Not everyone looks the same, either.  We have hippies and hipsters, people with politically incorrect nick names and identifying initials, like L G B T Q.  So what? The outdoors is everyone’s playground.  Granted – Portland is a vibrant city but part of the charm...
A Different View of Las Vegas

A Different View of Las Vegas

Since its Rat Pack days Las Vegas has been inextricably associated with legendary shows, entertainers and gambling, earning itself the title of ‘The Entertainment Capital of the World’. Say ‘Las Vegas’ and it’s likely that showgirls in elaborate headdresses and Cirque du Soleil shows will spring to mind, but Las Vegas has so much more to offer. Away from the glitterin...
by Rianne Ojeh on 25 February 2014, 10:02AM



Australia’s grape escape

Australia’s grape escape

Western Australia’s south west is well-known for its waves and wine, but now there is a gourmet food culture to match with truffle tours and a new beachside foodie festival. In the past whenever I thought about Australia the first thing that popped into my head was the red earth of the Outback. So it came with great surprise to be travelling through rolling green hills and lush vegetation...
by Rich Keam on 20 February 2014, 09:02AM



Discover the real Australia

Discover the real Australia

“Let any man lay the map of Australia before him, and regard the blank upon its surface, and then let me ask him if it would not be an honourable achievement to be the first to place foot in its centre.” - John McDouall Stuart, explorer and pioneer"Explorer’s Way is an epic drive along the Stuart Highway extending between Adelaide in South Australia to the Northern Territory&rsqu...
by Rianne Ojeh on 17 February 2014, 11:02AM



Perfect pampering

Perfect pampering

Take time out from your rushed everyday routine and discover peace in tranquil surroundings. With rituals and treatments tailored to achieve your ultimate relaxation and wellbeing, let us inspire your next rejuvenating escape. Maradiva Villas Resort, MauritiusSituated along the idyllic soft sands of Mauritius, Maradiva Villas Resort provides a romantic escape in a discreet environment providing...
by Lia Holloway on 13 February 2014, 10:02AM



Great Rail Journeys from Vancouver

Great Rail Journeys from Vancouver

First-time visitors to British Columbia normally choose one of the two routes between Vancouver and either Jasper – ‘Journey through the Clouds’ – or Banff – ‘First Passage to the West’. Both are a complete contrast to the Coastal Passage journey and both options take the same route from Vancouver as far as the overnight stop at Kamloops where the tracks...
by Anthony Lambert on 11 February 2014, 14:02PM



Cultural Odyssey in Florida

Cultural Odyssey in Florida

Peter Morrell, on his four part cultural tour of the Sunshine State, starts in style with St Petersburg It’s before 10:00am on a December morning and I am strolling next to Tampa Bay. The sky is blue, it’s well over 70 degrees, the locals are bidding me good morning and I am looking forward to seeing three world class art galleries all within a walk of each other. St Petersburg is a c...
by Peter Morrell on 07 February 2014, 12:02PM



Feefo awards Travelbag trusted merchant status

Feefo awards Travelbag trusted merchant status

Feefo, the Global Feedback Engine, has awarded Travelbag Trusted Merchant status. To achieve Trusted Merchant status, Travelbag has gathered a Feefo Service Rating of 90% where customers have ranked us as either “Excellent” or “Good” across a four point scale. In order to be considered we are expected to receive a minimum number of customer’s feedback in 2013. Feefo ...
by Travelbag on 06 February 2014, 14:02PM



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