Blogs by Rhodri Andrews

Written by Rhodri Andrews

Once a roving newshound now turned travel journo, my passions include seeking out cultural hotspots amid skyscrapers, hearing the calls of wildlife on rainforest walks and trudging round the UK's national parks. I love to knit together my interests in football and tennis with the travelling world, while furiously trying to close the gap on my glaring film knowledge.

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Asia
5 of the Best Malaysian Food Spots
In the Southeast Asian food stakes, Malaysian cuisine often gets lost in the popularity of Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes. However, it deserves its place alongside... Read More »
How to Get Over the Holiday Blues
I think we can all agree: travelling is one of the best things you can do. Whether that's exploring a hidden nook of your own country, a European mini break or that... Read More »
New Zealand
8 of the Best Railway Journeys in the World
From chugging past the alpine peaks of Canada's Rocky Mountains or slicing through Australia's scorched Red Centre, railways can provide brilliant (and comfortable)... Read More »
Europe
Exploring the Islands of the Bay of Naples, Italy
Slung like multi-coloured pebbles floating in an azure bath, the islands that sprinkle the Bay of Naples are not to be missed. With pastel-hued buildings, lush volcanic... Read More »
Europe
5 Must-See Places in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Often forgotten about in favour of its neighbour Croatia (blame Game of Thrones) and other Balkan states, southeastern Europe's Bosnia & Herzegovina has its own... Read More »
Europe
A City Break Guide to Krakow, Poland
Dripping in Gothic grandeur, a buzzing medieval market square and founded on a legendary dragon slaying: Krakow is city ripped straight from a Brothers Grimm fairytale.... Read More »
7 Cities with the Best Street Eats
Glimpsing an eye-popping vista or fulfilling a thrilling experience is usually how we remember the best of our travels. But it's often an everyday ritual that can... Read More »
Europe
A First-Timer's Guide to Venice
A city like no other, Venice is enchanting, magical and outright extraordinary. But for first-timers, there can be a sense of apprehension before visiting – will its... Read More »
Australia
5 of Queensland's Best Dive Spots (that Aren't the Great Barrier Reef)
Pair Queensland and diving and often you only get one answer: the Great Barrier Reef. Yes, its vast coral swathes and exotic waters offer some of the best scuba swims in... Read More »
World
8 of the World's Best Cable Car Rides
Clambering up hills and mountains isn't everyone's cup of tea, which is why it’s no surprise that cable cars have become so popular. They give alternative vistas of... Read More »
Australia
Marine Encounters in New South Wales
Match the words water and Australia together and your thoughts immediately turn to the glittering Great Barrier Reef. But just down Oz's east coast, New South Wales has... Read More »
New Zealand
6 of New Zealand's Best Cycling Trails
New Zealand: the land of mystical mountains, volcanoes, glaciers and fairy tale forests. There's so much to see in the Land of the Long White Cloud, and the best way to... Read More »
The Visa Changes You Need to Know About
Planning your travels can be as stressful as it is enjoyable and keeping up with all the visa changes for various countries can be hard going. Here's all the latest and... Read More »
5 Top Tips for Avoiding Pickpockets Abroad
Getting your valuables stolen is a traveller's worst nightmare. That horrible moment when you realise your spending money has been snatched or your photo-packed camera... Read More »