Author: Oli Lynch

Freelance content manager and CEO of Sentient Creative. Oli is a keen blogger, regular traveller and sports fanatic.

Love to get outdoors and capture the action? These budget drones will carry your GoPro and capture the action, all for chump change! The world’s most popular action camera, the GoPro has changed the game for sports enthusiasts the world over.  Capturing epic footage in first person is one thing but what about some aerial views to really wow your audience? These are some of the best budget GoPro drones available for under £500. If you’re travelling or hitting the slopes/mountain etc, these drones will also fit in your bag easily. Yuneec Breeze The Yuneec Breeze actually comes fitted with…

Read More

The summer is here and you’re wondering how to get out and make the most of it? Get in one of these inflatable kayaks and explore the great outdoors… Inflatable kayaks have come a long way! No longer just for splashing around at the beach, now you’ll find compact, durable and easy to transport pieces of kit ideal for exploring rivers, lakes and even coast hopping. If you’re looking for a fun way to get on the water then inflatable kayaks are a great way to get fit and explore. And for under £100 you get a pretty solid kayak.…

Read More

If you’re a frequent traveller, you might be wondering how to make your airport experience a bit smoother. One of the best options is with an airport lounge pass. Major airlines tend to offer business and premium passengers the option to use their lounges as part of the ticket. But, if you’re flying an airline that doesn’t have a local lounge, or you simply want to avoid the hassle of finding a seat in a busy airport, the airport lounge can be an affordable way to relax pre flight. There are several providers of airport lounge passes. Which is best?…

Read More

If you really want to make the most of your down time, you can’t be following the herd. This is our Global Playboy selection of the coolest travel destinations for 2018. Bored of Barcelona? Vegas played out? Done Dubai? Well, luckily there are lots of uber cool places waiting for you to rock up this year. Here’s our pick of the best: 1. St Lucia This jewel in the Caribbean is a proper high roller’s playground. St Lucia has a lot going on this year with a glut of great festivals to temp visitors. Head for the Soleil Summer Festival…

Read More

Are you looking to invest your money in a business but think an emerging economy would be best? There are lots of countries crying out for foreign investment. If, like most of the planet, you’re not a Russian Oligarch then you might have the feeling that foreign investments are beyond you. In fact, you can invest in businesses around the world and make a decent income and maybe even fund that elusive retirement or rat race escape. Many countries are crying out for investment, often in tourism, infrastructure or technology. If you have a few grand of your own to…

Read More

Love having money but not so keen on work? That’ll be almost everyone then. Here’s our guide to escape the rat race. Spending too many precious hours of your life sat on public transport to your office job? Tired of standing in pubs or bars after work complaining about the job you’ve been at all day? Wondering why all that money you earn seems to go on overpriced rent and drinks you swear could be half the price? The rat race isn’t for all of us and if you’ve been wondering how to escape, there are plenty of options. Here…

Read More

If you want to work remotely, you’ll need to be making money to support your digital nomad lifestyle. Graphic designer is a great choice for the remote worker. Although the income for a graphic designer in the UK or USA isn’t the most impressive, once you’re living somewhere with an affordable cost of living, your money will go a long way. At around £22,000-£30,000 a year, this may not quite be enough to buy an apartment in central London or downtown San Francisco. But, in Bali, Buenos Aries or Budapest – it’ll do nicely. What Does A Graphic Designer Do?…

Read More

When you need to get away from it all what better than a tropical island? These are our top picks for tropical paradise breaks. Golden sandy beaches, barely a soul for miles, palm trees blowing in the breeze and an icy margarita to hand. Sounds perfect, right? We all need to get away from time to time and if you truly need a sun, sea and sand fix but you’re not too interested in the package tour masses, these are our top 5 picks. Our criteria: Not too touristyReasonably accessibleAvailability of quality hotels Pack the sunscreen and get ready to…

Read More

Technology has made travelling a breeze. Read our list of the best apps for travel. Arriving in a new city you can find your way around, book a hotel and order food before you’ve even left the airport! These are the best apps for the modern traveller and global playboy. You’ll find these indispensable once you’ve used them a few times. 1.CityMapper The public transport navigation app has grown from a useful tool for Londoners to providing in depth and up to date travel info in most of the world’s major cities, now it’s one of the best travel apps.…

Read More

If you’ve been working all year and you need a break, but you don’t want the stress of organising a trip there are plenty of options. Modern lifestyles mean we often work hard but have very little time for ourselves. But, if you’re not keen on package tours and you want to experience something truly memorable, a break with a difference, check out these tips for the best trips. Adventure Tours You might have heard of adventure tours and thought, meh, not for me. Well… Adventure tourism is growing sector of the holiday market, precisely because people don’t have time…

Read More

If you’ve flown any time in the past ten years chances are you’ve set foot on a budget airline. But is it worth the low price? For budget travellers and holidaymakers trying to keep costs down, budget airlines are a life saver. But, if you’re looking to travel relatively stress free, have hold luggage or fly into an airport close to the main city you might be considering your options. Norwegian Air have just launched several new routes from London including one to Singapore and another to Buenos Aries. pic: TommyOlssen A flight to Singapore on the 15th January 2018…

Read More

Bored of your desk? Want to work wherever the hell you want? Todays digital nomads and freelancers have a lot to choose from.. Thanks to the internet we can work from pretty much anywhere, if our job allows it. There are several jobs which can be done on the road and can make a a few decent pennies as you go. It pays to have experience before you go, so perhaps get your self up and running before you go. For the independent and free spirited, these are the best digital nomad and freelance jobs which can help you travel…

Read More

Have you always wanted to drive one of those souped up super cars? These are the cities and countries which are best for hiring sports cars. We might not all be able to afford to buy a Lambo or Bugatti, but thankfully there are plenty of places we can hire one for a reasonable price. And lets be honest, thats probably the preferable option right? You don’t have to insure it or worry about scratching the paintwork, Cruise around for the weekend and return it to the hire company… Easy! You might be just up for a weekend of cruising…

Read More

Building on Northen Ireland’s Game of Thrones popularity, The Titanic Hotel has now opened in the province’s capital, Belfast. Honouring the legacy of the shipyard and the infamous ocean liner, the hotel is housed in the former offices of Harland and Wolff, maritime designers and shipbuilders. What this means is that this vast and impressive space has been turned into an exceptional hotel which is set to become an attraction in it’s own right. Having been renovated to the tune of £28 million, the hotel houses The Harland Bar, a ballroom and a heritage experience which is open to the…

Read More

Looking for the ultimate in luxury? These cities have a glut of excellent 5 star hotels, but cheaper than the competition. Sure you can find 5 star hotels anywhere. But if you want 5 star luxury without the 5 star price tag, take a look at these awesome destinations. To find the best deals on five star hotels, browse the booking sites such as Booking.com, Trivago and Expedia. Our favourite site to find 5 star hotels is Trivago: Search & Save On Hotels Found Your Ideal Hotel? Compare Prices and Save Money at Trivago! 1. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur…

Read More

The long awaited Abu Dhabi franchise of the Louvre finally has an opening date. November 11th 2017 will see the grand opening of the stunning new building, designed by award winning French architect Jean Nouvel. A first for the Arabian peninsula region, the Louvre Abu Dhabi will bring world class art exhibitions to the UAE’s glitzy capital city. The focus will be mainly on the ‘human story’ with exhibitions about civilization and human development through the ages, including potteries, sculptures, paintings and video installations. There are works of art on loan from the Paris Louvre, including Vincent Van Gogh’s self…

Read More

Whatever your views on technology and AI, we finally have robot room service! The M Hotel in SIngapore has introduced their new employee, AURA, an automated room assistant who can work the lift, navigate the hotel and deliver your room service. But those who believe that robots shouldn’t replace humans, never fear. Lee Richards, Millennium Hotels and Resorts’ vice president of operation says “The heart of hospitality is really about people, we are not simply replacing people with robots or technology. Instead, we want to use technology to further enhance our services.” AURA is designed mainly for doing simple service…

Read More

If you’ve got a few spare pennies kicking around, one of the best ways to invest is in art. Property prices fluctuate, stocks and shares are volatile, but investing in art is one of the most surefire ways of securing money. We might not all be at Saatchi or Guggenheim levels when it comes to art collections, but if you have a passing interest in aesthetic media you can get started. Don’t worry if you’re not a millionaire (yet) you’ll find plenty of places to indulge your artistic interests. These are some of the best places to invest in art…

Read More

The drama, the highs, the lows; Roulette is the ultimate playboy casino game. When you’re on a roll you’re on a roll. But if you want to win big in roulette it pays to get some casino know how to prepare you. So, if you want to look more high roller than down and out, get your game right with these solid roulette tips and tricks. Practice First If you’ve never played roulette, the best thing to do is get a free online casino account and practice. You’ll start with free credits which is a good way to understand the…

Read More

Are you body confident? Do you like to let it ALL hang out? Well… Why not head to a nudist beach? There’s several good reasons to head to one of these pretty wild nudist beaches. Reason 1: You’ll meet hot girls who are already naked. Reason 2: The party gets messy – like, real messy. Reason 3: You only live once and this might be as close to ancient Rome as you get. The image of naturists as mostly middle aged and older isn’t completely inaccurate. But, all the resorts below generally appeal to a broad age range. You will…

Read More

Being an international playboy can make even the most dapper of us look a bit shabby. Follow our simple style tips to look your best when travelling. Stepping off a plane or boat in a foreign country, you don’t want to look like you’ve slept in your clothes. In all honesty, half the time you probably have, especially if you’re arriving long haul. There are a few ways to avoid looking less playboy and more played out. Choose A Good Shirt A well ironed shirt is the ideal, but lets be realistic. If you’re on a ten hour flight the…

Read More