Visiting Los Angeles? Easy Itinerary Suggestions for the Chilled-Out Traveller

In continuation of our series of travel articles on California, we provide easy itinerary suggestions for visiting Los Angeles, California. LA is often known for its glitz and glamour. However, locals might argue that their city is bursting with things to do

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Omo & Eulanda in front of Fasim - Stop Victims of Wars Wall | Street art tour | Valencia Urban Adventures, Spain

ARE YOU DEAD? This recurring question challenged us during a walking tour of street art in Valencia, Spain. In this article we share our insights into this colourful aspect of Valencia’s subculture.   Bon Dia Valencia! We woke up to the sounds of the city.

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Navigating the waters of MAKOKO, LAGOS: The World’s Largest Floating City

There are many contenders for the list of the world’s top wonders. One potential wonder is entirely man-made and is located in one of the world’s most undersold travel destinations, Lagos, Nigeria. HDYTI guest contributors, the adventurous duo of Ifey and Emeka

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10 Global Stops for the Foodie Traveller!

Food is synonymous with travel, and what better experience than to explore a destination based around the cuisine on offer? Check out our shortlist of ten global stops for the foodie traveller! Foodie Travellers constantly seek unique and memorable experiences

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Modern art in Valencia, Ciudad las Artes y las Ciencias

HDYTI guest contributors Amalia and Eric share an insiders view of Valencia. Visitors will find that modern art in Valencia is just outside the door!

Dubai: THE BEST SITES FROM THE SKY | @dipyourtoesin

Dubai, a city built up from the sand grains of the Gulf desert is iconic for a reason. There are few places in the world where you can rub shoulders with sheikhs (true story)! In this photo essay, we explore

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#DIPINTO17 Essaouira, Morocco

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED! Are you ready to propel your creative business ideas forward? Do you want to surround yourself with 13 other like minded creatives in an inspiring location (Morocco)? Want to learn from global influencers and content creators in the

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Exploring Art, History and Luxury in Ipswich, Suffolk

Where in the United Kingdom (UK) can you go for the ideal city escape, to find the scent of the sea, explore slices of medieval history and enjoy a unique combination of art and luxury? We found an unlikely but

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During the first week of January, we gathered a group of fourteen creatives and headed to Morocco for four days of work and play.  To understand what really happened during those four days, we journey back to the birth of the

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National Mosque Abuja | Understanding Nigeria | Abuja, a City in Search of a Soul

In our concluding series of articles (see part 1 here) seeking to provide insights to our readers about Nigeria, we visit Abuja, the nation’s capital city, for another perspective. In this piece, titled ‘Understanding Nigeria: Abuja, a City in Search

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Episode 001: Exploring Nigeria, #NaijaChat | via @dipyourtoesin

Welcome to #NaijaChat! We invite you to watch the video below ‘Exploring Nigeria: #NaijaChat Video Highlights’ where we preview what you can expect from our destination focus on Nigeria. Nigeria (Naija as it is fondly called by those in the know)

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Making sense of Nigeria, A Lagos Perspective

In this series called #NaijaChat, we explore Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country. We draw from our recent travels to two of Nigeria’s most important cities to highlight different aspects of the local culture. Using perspectives from Lagos and Abuja, we

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DIPINTO17 Retreat for creative entrepreneurs

#DIPINTO17: Goal Setting Retreat for Creatives with HDYTI Essaouira, Morocco | 5 to 8 January 2017 Take control of your goals and maximise your creative potential in 2017 in this 4 day retreat set in Essaouira, on the idyllic western coast

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#CruiseMonth: Four Questions to Help You Sail Away | via @dipyourtoesin

#CruiseMonth is upon us, and as the winter months arrive and the familiar chill creeps in, thoughts turn to warmer climes and the holiday season. Cruise travel presents an interesting choice of escape, invoking images of sailing the Mediterranean or

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This past spring, we changed our travel plans to the Caribbean due to concerns about Zika virus. At the time, travel advice in the public domain was sketchy. Not sure what to expect, we defaulted on the side of caution

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Five Things We look forward to Experiencing in Valencia

We are off to Valencia! In this post, we share five things we hope to experience during our upcoming trip. If you have never visited, perhaps we can convince you to join us on this trip by following our social media updates and ultimately

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Share a Journey and Not Just Moments with Esplorio | via @dipyourtoesin

We are big fans of innovative travel technology. We recently discovered Esplorio, a digital travel journal which allows us to automatically document our trips. This technology makes it easier to connect the dots between the highlights of a journey and turn

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Rock Climbing, Lech am Arlberg, Austria Alps

Winter is behind us and summer is finally here! Some of the world’s most popular winter destinations take on a new persona as the summer sunshine melts the ski slopes. One of such alternative summer destinations is Lech am Arlberg, a previously exclusive ski

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PlanetPass London Walking Tour Foodies at Borough Market

We believe that the greatest cities are those that preserve their history but are equally unafraid to evolve. With its eternal ability to be both old and new, London is clearly a city in that category. In the words of

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10 Must Follow Zanzibar Influencers on Social Media

Numerous studies have established that more of us are relying on social media when planning holidays and trips. The key objective of this post is to provide an information hub for travellers intending to visit Zanzibar, Africa’s Spice Island. Having pertinent

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Aiysha: Challenging Stereotypes in Zanzibar’s Tourism Industry | @dipyourtoesin

Traditionally, the tourism industry on the island of Zanzibar is male dominated. However, Aiysha Mohammed is a young Muslim woman who is challenging stereotypes as one of only three certified female guides on the island. Before meeting Aiysha, we had spent the

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Zanzibar Serena Hotel An Oasis of Time

In our series on Zanzibar, we take a moment to appreciate the efforts of one local brand, Zanzibar Serena Hotel, to preserve Stone Town’s rich history.

Stepping through history in Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

In Stone Town, Zanzibar, we saw a country with a rich history where the past, present, and future are locked in a delicate and sometimes uncertain balance.  

10 Things First Timers Should Know About Cruise Travel

You know the sort of relationship you have with a distant relative where you communicate with each other via the occasional Facebook poke (does anyone still do that?) or random emoji? Well, that’s how we felt about cruise travel.