Press

Venice

Awards, nominations and accolades

  • Won Travel Blog of the Year in the Vuelio Awards 2019
  • Ranked No.3 Travel Authority in the UK by Agility PR solutions.
  • Ranked as No.3 UK Travel Blog 2018 on the industry-respected Vuelio list. 
  • Nominated for the Best Travel Blog in the respected Vuelio Awards 2018.
  • Shortlisted for the Best Travel Blog in the respected Vuelio Awards 2017. 
  • Finalist (alongside other finalists TV Comedian Dom Joly and a Guardian Journalist) for the best online coverage in the British Annual Canada Travel Awards 2018
  • Won the runner-up position in 2017 Best UK Travel Blog for the Cheapflights Awards 2017 where over 60,000 people voted.
  • We were part of the team who produced the Love Sabah campaign which won the award for the “Travel Media Innovative Campaign and Content of the Year” at the prestigious Travel Media Awards 2015.
  • The Love Sabah campaign was also nominated in the Travel Marketing News 2016
  • Listed on 121 Travel Blogs worth reading on Yahoo voices
  • Mentioned as one of the best lifestyle blogs to follow in 2017 by CodeCondo.
  • Named as one of the Top 15 UK travel blogs to watch out for in 2015 by Yahoo Style
  • Ranked as one of the Top 18 travel blogs you must read by Wanderlust magazine
  • Mentioned as the 5 lifestyle blogs to follow in 2017 by Lifehack
  • Asked to take over the Instagram Account of Germany Tourist Board.
  • Won the travel blog category in the Achica Living Blog Awards 2012
  • Won Tourradar’s best travel article 2017 
  • Nominated for Travel Blogger of the Year Award 2015
  • Nominated for Best UK Travel Blog for the Cheapflights Awards 2017
  • Nominated for the LowCostHolidays Blog Awards 2014
  • Nominated for best photo blog in SkyScanner’s travel blogscars 2013.
  • Nominated for best piece of photojournalism in the Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards 2013
  • TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Adventure Travel Bloggers to follow in 2015 
  • Asher Fergusson’s Top 100 Travel Blogs in 2017
  • TripAdvisor’s Home Rentals Top Outdoor Travel Bloggers to follow in 2015
  • One of Trip Advisor’s featured blogger in their travel must have article.
  • Queensland Tourist Board’s Travel Blogs to follow in 2016 
  • Winfield’s Best Outdoor Bloggers 2108
  • Wanderu’s Summer Bookmarks Travel Blog Award Winner 2015
  • One of the Flight Case Company’s Top 20 Hottest Travel Blogs of 2015
  • Asked to speak at Traverse Blogger’s Event 2014.
  • Mentioned as one of the 10 must-read travel bloggers of 2013 by HomeAway
  • Listed as Trip Advisor’s Holiday Lettings Top 20 Urban Travel Bloggers 2014.
  • Asked to judge a successful and high profile LowCostHolidays travel blogging competition.
  • Nominated for Photography in the HostelBookers Travel Blogger Awards Ceremony 2012
  • Featured in the British Airways HighLife magazine in their Ultimate year-round travel guide.
  • Published in the Exodus 40th Anniversary Magazine.
  • Published in the Epoch Times.
  • Asked to write hotel reviews for the Laterooms.com successful 52 Sleeps book which was also published into printed books by Lonely Planet and distributed to all their readers.
  • Asked to judge a high-profile Instagram competition for Audley Travel. 
  • Featured in Zalando’s Travel section.
  • Worked with prestigious production company Media Ark to develop a video campaign for a US Tourist Board.
  • Asked to judge a popular Netflights travel photographic competition.
  •  Asked our opinion on Brexit for GoCompare.com magazine.
  • Chosen as one of the Top 10 Travel Bloggers by Hotels4u.com
  • Voted by readers of GotSaga.com as Europe’s 3rd best travel blog
  • Asked to collaborate with Holiday Lettings on their popular travel quiz 
  • Invited to interview BBC travel presenter and best selling author Simon Reeve.
  • One of WebUpon’s 15 Useful and Awesome websites that will improve your life
  • Were LowCostHolidays Travel Bloggers of the Month
  • Mentioned by Travelsupermarket.com as a Useful and Informative Travel Resource
  • Selected by TravelInsurance.org as one of the 51 Fantastic European Travel Blogs
  • Named as TVtrip’s favourite Travel Bloggers
  • Listed as one of the 6 best travel blogs by Classic Collection Holidays
  • Listed as Gap Year Escape’s Top 30 Travel Blogs.
  • Made Tourism Link’s Top 10 Travel Blogs
  • Interviewed by Income Society
  • Interviewed by Hotelscheap.org
  • Featured on HostelBookers 69 Travel Blogging Tips from the Top Travel Bloggers
  • Chosen by Alamo for the Top USA blog post
  • Chosen by CollegeScholarships.org as one of the 150 travel blogs for Students
  • Won Iglu travel awards 2011 for the best travel stories.

Mentions

Was asked to attend a TV interview by the BBC news, put forward for a casting for a Bing TV advert, National Geographic (best of the blogosphere feature)The Daily MailNational Geographic (best of the blogosphere feature), Expedia Koh Samui guideThe Travel Channel, Daily Mail Travel, Forbes, Yahoo Travel, Business Insider, Lonely Planet, The Huffington Post, featured in British Airways inflight Highlife Magazine, Telegraph Travel, TripAdvisor, Epoch Times, Lifehack, Gadling, RightMove Overseas, Glamour Magazine, featured in Jet2’s inflight magazine ‘Jetaway’, RyanAir Blog, La Stampa (Italy’s most popular daily newspaper), Ekstrabladet.dk (National Danish Newspaper), Standaard.be, Nieuwsblad.be (Belgium’s national newspaper sites) Vecernji.hr (Croatia’s leading news site), Visir.is (Iceland’s most popular news and entertainment website), Wort.lu (Luxembourg’s largest newspaper) and had articles referenced by Wikipedia.

Brands we’ve worked with on larger campaigns

Google, Pinterest, Vauxhall Cars, Lonely Planet, The UK Government Home Office, British Airways, Expedia, Royal Brunei, Destination Canada, Queensland Tourist Board, Ferrari, MoneySuperMarket, Three Mobile, Singapore Air, KLM, Expedia, St Vincent and the Grenadines Tourist Board, Travel Supermarket, London City Airport, Germany Tourist Board, Discover Hong Kong, SkyScanner, LateRooms.com, Travel Alberta, Tourism Montreal, Your Singapore, NCVO, Metropolitan Touring, Spain Tourist Board, South America, Sabah Tourist Board, Visit Austria, Rickshaw Travel, AirBnB, Swiss Air, Jeep Compass, Hotel.info, Spanish Tourist Board, Germany Tourist Board, Switzerland Tourist Board, Catalonia Tourist Board, Visit Sweden, Visit Jersey, Exodus Activity and Adventure Holidays, Swedish Lapland Tourist Board, The Gambia Experience, Israel Tourist Board, Sultanate of Oman, Nikon, Leica, Zalando, LowCostHolidays, Discover Ireland, Atout France, Discover Greece, Vibe Israel, Railbookers, Media Ark, Latvia Tourist Board, Live Riga, Visit Zurich, Premier Cottages, Autographer, Jet2 holidays, Barcelo hotels, Visit Oostende, Faville Tours, FPP Travel, Turismo Torino, Eating Italy, Brancott Estate, Eviivo, MyFerryLink, Eurail, Walks of Italy and Eating London.