With international travel becoming more and more common – among the older generations as well as the younger ones – it’s become increasingly important to budget while travelling, in order to ensure your money is going as far as it possibly can. And while experts are predicting that the price of travelling is going to rise by up to 3.7%, it is still possible to get around the world on a budget – you just have to know where to go.
What does it take to make a hit song that evokes a very real place on earth? So much so that the destination mentioned becomes as coveted as the song itself, playing endlessly in the back of our minds. Eagles did it with Hotel California, as did The Mamas and The Papas with California Dreamin', and most recently Camila Cabello with her smashing debut single Havana, a resounding global success that topped charts all over the world. So, how did she do it? How did they all do it? We investigate.
To mark the celebration of National Limerick Day on 16th May, we thought it the perfect opportunity to put on our creative hats and write up a few fun-filled limericks about some of our favourite cities around the world. From Havana to Tokyo, and from Sydney to New York, this selection of tongue-in-cheek rhymes is sure to put a smile on your face. Happy limerick chanting folks!
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in the UK and leading up to International Women's Day on 8th March, this post looks at the history of women's ongoing battle to be recognised in society as equal to men. Through a series of info-graphics and commemorative images, we illustrate some of the most decisive moments (and most prominent women) in the fight for equal rights around the world, with Cuba being one of the pioneering nations in Latin America to give females a deciding voice.