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Brett Ackroyd

Brett hopes to one day reach the shores of far-flung Tristan da Cunha, the most remote of all the inhabited archipelagos on Earth…as to what he’ll do when he gets there, he hasn’t a clue. Over the last 10 years, London, New York, Cape Town and Pondicherry have all proudly been referred to as home. Now it’s Copenhagen’s turn, where he lends his travel expertise to momondo.com.
Posts by Brett Ackroyd
Best topless and nude beaches in the US

Best topless and nude beaches in the US

Here’s the skinny on where you can hit the beach minus all or part of your swimsuit.
Brett Ackroyd
What happens when you flush a toilet on a plane?

What happens when you flush a toilet on a plane?

Next time you pay a visit to the bathroom mid-flight, spare a thought for James Kemper. In a masterpiece of aviation engineering, he conceived the vacuum toilet – something for which every airline passenger since the 1980s should be thankful.
Brett Ackroyd
World Cup 2014: 10 must-try drinks in Brazil

World Cup 2014: 10 must-try drinks in Brazil

Traveling around and watching the soccer during World Cup 2014 will be thirsty work. We hope this handy guide to Brazil’s favorite drinks will help you stay hydrated.
Brett Ackroyd
5 great pintxo bars in San Sebastián

5 great pintxo bars in San Sebastián

Here are five of the best pintxo bars in San Sebastián, the coastal capital of the Basque County.
Brett Ackroyd
Famous cities from the window seat: Part II

Famous cities from the window seat: Part II

See if you can guess these five cities, pictured from the window seat of a plane!
Brett Ackroyd
Canopy campground: 10 fire lookout stays in the US

Canopy campground: 10 fire lookout stays in the US

Many of the larger decommissioned fire lookouts, which once doubled up as accommodations for the keepers, are now available for rent.
Brett Ackroyd
South Korea’s Trick Eye Museum

South Korea’s Trick Eye Museum

The Trick Eye Museum in Seoul’s artsy Hongdae district might just be the perfect outlet for those who love to mix their photography and their art.
Brett Ackroyd
Around the world in 80 dishes

Around the world in 80 dishes

Hope you're hungry! Take a photo tour of the world with these 80 local dishes.
Brett Ackroyd
Full-day Orlando itinerary for families

Full-day Orlando itinerary for families

You’ve done Disney and some of the other theme parks and you’re looking for a more low-key day with the kids. What to do? This full-day Orlando itinerary could help.
Brett Ackroyd