What were our Top 10 Most-read Travel Posts in 2012?

Top 10 Travel Posts 2012?

So, what tickled your travel fancy most last year? Weird toilets, the northern lights and gorgeous hostels all got a look in, but the king of posts dealt with a rather yummier matter…

1. 50 of the World’s Best Breakfasts

 Salivating. That’s the only way to describe me after looking at all this food porn. I love to eat breakfast, it’s the best meal of the day as far as I’m concerned. Pancakes, cereal, brunch, eggs, healthy breakfasts, greasy breakfasts, I’m not fussy. My only trouble is what to choose… Read more

2. The Best of Eastern Europe

 Backpacking in Europe is a rite of passage for most students and travellers. But it’s such a vast place that many end up hopping between the most famous cities (London, Barcelona, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Rome – sound familiar?) and never delve beneath the surface into what this continent, particularly the Eastern fringes, really has to offer… Read more

3. 50 Fashion Trends Around the World

It is funny how fashion trends come back around. How many times have I heard my mother say “oooh, I had one just like that”? Designers have a good old rummage through the history books, desperate to see what can be salvaged, reinvented and remarketed as something so desirable, we just don’t know how we have been living without it! The purposes of certain fashion items – born out of a practical need – have long been forgotten while other fads that seem so barbaric by today’s standards, we could happily forget.

Here are 50 fashion trends around the world  for your viewing pleasure… Read more

4. Astronomy Gastronomy – The Northern Lights

Northern Lights in Alaska

Use our insider’s guide of the best places to see the northern lights and book front row seats to the most spectacular light show on Earth. See the aurora borealis phenomenon and you will treasure it in your book of lifetime experiences. Forget the memory of droll science lessons, this is astronomical wizardry operating at full throttle… Read more

5. 25 Weird Toilets of the World

I’ve scoured the world for the best pictures of the weirdest toilets out there. Although, what’s weird to me sat here in my

London office with a sit down western-style flushing toilet down the corridor, might be the most normal toilet in the world to you out there squatting over your long drop. Either way, here are some cool toilets from around the world… Read more

6. Cheap and Cheerful New Year’s Eve in… Paris

As the city of love, lights and Dom Perignon (or sparkling white for those travelling on a budget), Paris is one of the Top 5 New Year’s tourist destinations across the globe. Can’t say we’re surprised! Read more

7. 10 Things To Do In London For $10

 Despite its many free attractions, museums and art galleries – from the National Portrait Gallery to the British Museum – London is a notoriously pricey city. We’ve covered how to get the cheapest tickets to London’s top attractions before, but with this post we’re asking a simpler question:

If you had just $10 (or £6.40 ish) in your pocket, what would you spend it on? We asked travellers in London for their ideas… Read more

8. The London Street Food Guide

Mac n Cheese on Anna Maes stall

Street food in London is tasty, cheap and plentiful – when you know where to look. If you’re looking for cheap eats London is the place to be. The creativity behind our street food stalls when it comes to cooking and serving is inspiring. There really is something for everyone… Read more

9. 14 Places to Fall in Love with France

Secluded beaches, UNESCO buildings, fairytale castles… coming right up. France has a rich and diverse heritage with both arc

hitectural and natural treasures to ogle. From the stunning aquamarine gorges of Verdon to the proud medieval city of Carcassonne, we have put together a list of 14 beautiful spots in France, each with their own je ne sais quoi, that promise to spark a lifelong romance! Read more

10. 50 Gorgeous Hostels for Design Lovers

Prepare to be a little dumbstruck by this list of 50 gorgeous hostels fit for even the most discerning of travellers including slummy mummies, need-to-impress girlfriends or businessmen on a budget. See the world in style! Read more

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Thanks to ryanmilani for the hero image off Flickr.

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