Travel Tales

12 Jan

The 2018 Travel To-Do List

2018 is your year! It is your year to travel. It’s true: The more you travel, the more you grasp the reality and facts that there’s so much of the world still to discover. As quoted by Michael Palin; “Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life”. This so true, right? 2018 is a new year with new travel ideas, itineraries and inspirations. The world offers the most weird and wonderful places just waiting to be explored by you. We’ve ruffled together a list of some supreme ideas for you for 2018.

Here’s our 2018 travel to-do list:

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22 Dec

5 Reasons Why You Must Experience A Winter Christmas

White Christmas anyone? For all you Aussies and Kiwis, a winter Christmas is something you’re not used to. But for those from the UK, United States and Canada, this is definitely the norm. There is something extra special about the festive period in the winter time. It’s magical. Think mulled wine, horrendous Christmas jumpers, ice skating and cute Christmas markets. A winter Christmas just makes sense doesn’t it? Father Christmas is dressed in wintry red attire and is based in the north pole with reindeer and a sleigh, Christmas tree decorations seem to appear to be cold weather themed (icicles, snowflakes and such) and the typical Christmas meals of a hearty roast don’t really fit the scorching hot temperatures of the southern hemisphere summer.

Here are 5 reasons why you must experience a winter Christmas:

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15 Dec

10 Travel New Year Resolutions

We always want the New Year to bring bigger and better things, and 2018 will be no different. Every year, we make resolutions. Every year most of us break them. But, it seems that keeping resolutions that are tied into things that you enjoy and appreciate, like travel, are much easier to keep as they’re achievable and you want to accomplish them.  Travel New Year resolutions are in fact fun, encouraging and exciting. Making minor changes and creating goals can help travel infatuated humans achieve and tick off the biggest bucket-lists to date and help set you up to do even more. How satisfied and stoked will you be?

Here are 10 travel new year resolutions:

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08 Dec

5 Travel Tips For The Festive Season

The festive season is finally here with the count down ‘til Christmas in full swing. It’s the time of year, especially when living in the northern hemisphere where it’s okay to wear debatable Christmas jumpers, to attempt your luck at ice skating, to sing carols at the top of your lungs and to drink copious amounts of alcohol because you’re so popular with all the Christmas shindigs you’re invited to, and must attend. It’s also a time of year when you can take a break and go experience an end-of-year adventure and see some magical place. It is however, a super expensive, stressful and busy time of year and a high season to travel. But don’t fret, we have some travel tips to help you avoid certain situations, so you can be fully prepared.

Here are 5 travel tips for the festive season:

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01 Dec

8 Foods You Must Try In Bulgaria

Put your hands up if you’re heading to Bansko ski resort this winter? Along with having an epic time skiing or snowboarding, you’ll also get the opportunity to feast on Bulgarian food! Win-win situation! Bulgarian cuisine is a demonstrative of the food of Eastern Europe. It shared physiognomies with other Balkans cuisines and due to the geographical factors, such as climatic conditions, Bulgarian cooking traditions are diverse. Prepare to eat until your heart’s content, because Bulgarian food is tasty, fresh and filling!

Here are 8 Foods You Must Try In Bulgaria:

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17 Nov

4 Tour Options For Asia

Do you feel like you’ve seen a lot of Europe and want a bit of a change? Well then, who is keen to see a bit of Asia? From Delhi to Chiang Mai Travel Talk have got you covered. If you weren’t already aware, Travel Talk goes to the exciting countries of India, Nepal, Cambodia and Thailand ranging from 5 to 16-day tours. We’re in, are you?

Here’s the low down, and Travel Talk’s 4 tour options for Asia:

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03 Nov

14 Larger-Than-Life Photos Of Egypt

The images we think of when we hear the word Egypt are always the dreamy and exhilarating fantasies of Cleopatra, pharaohs, pyramids, tombs, mummies and treasure. The Ancient Wonders of the World are still creations to be admired at. There are the Great Pyramids of Giza, which are observed among the hugest formations ever to be constructed and there’s also the Valley of the Kings, which has underground tombs holding the treasure of the pharaohs. Along with these scenes and its remarkable history and culture, this country offers much more. From the invigorating Nile, to hot air ballooning over Luxor, to the energetic adventure playground of the Red Sea coral reef and the superb rock formations of Mt. Sinai; you will be enchanted with every step and in every direction.

Here are 14 Epic Photos of Egypt:

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27 Oct

Top 11 Foods To Eat In Turkey

Warning: Do not travel to Turkey on a diet! If you’re trying to cut carbs or get a beach bod in Turkey, you might want to forget it. Maybe you have the willpower to say no but for most; mouth-watering Turkish cuisine is hard to pass up on. Turkish cuisine is chiefly the continuance of Ottoman cuisine, which in turn used numerous elements and influences from other parts of the world such as Central Asia, Balkan and Caucasian cuisines. Not only are there mountains of Turkish delight and juicy kebabs but there’s so many other delicacies you must try!

Here are the top 11 foods to eat in Turkey:

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19 Oct

20 Facts About Bosnia And Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina, located on the Balkan Peninsular, was previously part of Yugoslavia however, gained independence in 1992. This fascinating country has a deep history of being ruled and overcome by other countries and cultures. The country is most captivating for its East-meets-West surroundings, which has been blended with Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian pasts. With an abundance of medieval ruins, unique towns and cities, stunning mountains, waterfalls and rivers, Bosnia and Herzegovina has plenty of major drawcards for all travellers.  It’s only in recent times that wanderers have truly realised how amazing this country is.

Here are 20 facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina:

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13 Oct

10 Foods You Need To Try In India

Incredible India! We’re sure we’re all aware of Indian cuisine and how tasty it is. However, the Indian curries and snacks that you get on your local high streets perhaps vary a lot to the Indian curries and snacks in India. Indian food is extremely influenced by the climate, culture, traditions and geography, which means that each state of India has a cuisine that tastes different. Although there are truckloads of many types of food that is mouth-watering to us all, we present to you some culinary delights where you’ll be able to explore India through your taste buds.

Here are 10 foods you need to try in India:

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