All posts in Holidays

African elephants Mount Kilimanjaro

They don’t call it KILL-imanjaro for nothing

Hiking enthusiast and explorer Sachin Shah recently visited Tanzania to take on the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro. Unfortunately he didn’t make it to the summit, but was able to learn a […]

culture of travel

The culture of travel

Travel wouldn’t be travel unless you experience what exactly makes the destination come alive. By travelling to different places you get to experience a variety of cultures first-hand from different […]

Kangaroo in Australia

5 ultimate experiences in Australia

Australia is the place to visit for anyone looking for adventure, exotic sites, friendly people and breathtaking nature. The Land Down Under has it all and then some, but there […]

London, UK

Finding a Summer Job in the UK

The UK is the land of Manchester United, the Beatles, making awkward eye contact with strangers on the tube and eating roast dinners in the pub with someone’s drunken aunt. Admittedly, […]

Rio de Janiero, Brazil, Brazilian Cuisine

Get inspired with Brazilian cuisine

Brazil’s name over the years has been closely associated with images of football, favelas (poor neighbourhoods), beaches and bikini-clad women playing volleyball. Although it is true that it does indeed […]

Beijing, China

Europe to China and beyond from £228/€290 return

Ever wanted to visit the Great Wall, see the pandas, get lost under the lights of Shanghai or just enjoy some great Chinese food? Well now may be your chance […]

Bouillante, Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe: Caribbean paradise

The French archipelago of Guadeloupe is situated in the sunny and beautiful Caribbean, more precisely, sandwiched between the island of Dominica to the south and Antigua & Barbuda and Montserrat […]

Ryugyong Hotel, Pyongyang, North Korea

Christmas in Pyongyang, North Korea

“Does Kim Jong Un live in Pyongyang?”  A rather ‘safe’ question I thought to myself. The response I got “probably”, with minimum eye contact as our Korean tour guide hastily […]

Vegetarian restaurants in Beijing

Vegetarian restaurants in Beijing

The Chinese are famous for eating just about anything! You just have to walk on the streets of Beijing to see all kinds of animals in various shapes and sizes hanging […]

Fear of flying, plane from above

Top tips for the fearful flyer

Over the past year, a number of my friends seem to have developed an unexpected fear of flying. Interestingly, for all of them this fear has stemmed from one bad experience, […]

Travel tip: How to save money on your next holiday

Its that time of the year again.  The festive season has passed and as winter sets in thoughts inevitably turn to holiday, where when, how and most importantly the cost. There […]

1.8 London at Lumiere London

Light up your life with these amazing images from London’s light festival

From the 14th – 17th January 2016, the streets of central London were illminated as the city played host to the Lumiere London lights festival. Developed by creative producers Artichoke and […]

Reflecting on the past, looking to the future

With 2015 at an end, Earth Uncovered Editor-in-Chief reflects on some of the key moments in 2015 and shares some of highlights for 2016.

Swimming gap year

Why taking a gap year was the best decision ever!

Contrary to what many people said to me, my gap year was the best experience of my young life to date. From sightseeing to meeting new people from all over […]

Hotel not Hotel Amsterdam

5 unusual places to stay in Amsterdam

With canals dating back over 200 years, quaint cafe’s and great artistic scene, it’s no surprise that Amsterdam is hot on destination list of many travellers. No longer the stag-do capital […]