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Claire Bullen

Globetrotter, chowhound, travel writer for Hg2 | A Hedonist’s guide to... and contributor to Cheapflights Travel Blogs.
Posts by Claire Bullen
Britain’s Most Starry Locations

Britain’s Most Starry Locations

Search flights to the UK   In recent years, so-called ‘dark sky’ tourism has seen huge gains in popularity. It’s...
Claire Bullen
5 of the craziest nude festivals in the world

5 of the craziest nude festivals in the world

It’s not a festival until you take off all your clothes, right? If you’re attending one of these crazy nude...
Claire Bullen
8 of the best speakeasy bars in New York

8 of the best speakeasy bars in New York

If you like your cocktails served up with secret passwords, 1920s-era décor and undercover entryways, you’ll be in Prohibition heaven at these eight discreet venues.
Claire Bullen
6 animal cafes in Tokyo

6 animal cafes in Tokyo

Whether offering cats, rabbits, dogs, or even reptiles to cuddle with, these six venues are our top Tokyo picks.
Claire Bullen
5 weird and wonderful ways to welcome in the New Year

5 weird and wonderful ways to welcome in the New Year

From bread banging in Ireland to dish throwing in Denmark, here are five of the most unusual ways that the New Year is ushered in around the world.
Claire Bullen
6 of the most stunning castle retreats in Scotland

6 castle retreats in Scotland you’ll never forget

With their unspoiled natural settings, historical intrigue and luxurious accommodations, these six castle retreats have all the makings of an unforgettable escape.
Claire Bullen
America’s Most Exciting Gypsy Brewers

America’s Most Exciting Gypsy Brewers

It seems logical that brewers would make beer at their own breweries. Right? Well, not always. In the past few...
Claire Bullen
American English vs UK English © claudiodivizia/iStock/Thinkstock

American English vs UK English

Search flights to the USA   Comparing Anglicisms and Americanisms is one of those eternally amusing activities for native English...
Claire Bullen
The Best British Cities for Hen and Stag Dos

The Best British Cities for Hen and Stag Dos

Search flights to Edinburgh   In the midst of planning your hen or stag do? While Blackpool and Brighton are...
Claire Bullen