Asia

Destinations

10 reasons to visit Sri Lanka

Sigiriya Rock

Tours to Sri Lanka are becoming ever more popular. Until recently Sri Lanka was a tiny, undiscovered island that wouldn’t of usually been included on any ‘must-visit destinations’ lists. But as more people discover this little island packs a big punch, it is fast earning a regular spot on bucket lists. A vibrant friendly culture, charming colonial towns, moorish foods, relaxing beaches and stunning scenery. Sri Lanka is a small piece of paradise on...

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Destinations

South America

10 unique animals of the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands

A cruise to the famed Galapagos Islands is a once in a lifetime opportunity and a mecca for wildlife buffs. The archipelagos consists of 20 islands with only 4 being inhabited. Going on a Galapagos tour is like walking into a David Attenborough documentary! And the animals here are not your ordinary type - they are very unique, many only being found in this part of the world. A Galapagos tour is a great chance to get up close and personal with rare animals -...

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Europe

25 Places in Western Europe you must see

Eiffel Tower

The birthplace of some of the most renowned artists, musicians and scientists. The land that built castles rivalling that of any fairy tale. The home of myths, legends and epic histories that has romanticised the hearts of literary geniuses for millennia. Europe has it all. Travelling Western Europe can be a bit more expensive than say, exploring Asia, but it is worth every penny! Western Europe is home to some of the best music festivals in the world and some...

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Asia

Destinations

Top 10 beaches in Sri Lanka

Paradise Island, The Pearl of The Indian Ocean, The Teardrop of India. Whatever you want to call it, there is no denying that visiting this magical island is like living in a dream. Until recently, Sri Lanka was a hidden treasure compared to the more widely trodden paths throughout the rest of Asia. However, all that is changing as the world begins to discover this alluring island.

Tours to Sri Lanka are becoming a...

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Europe

Top 10 reasons to visit Western Europe

Europe is a treasure trove of cultures, history, landmarks and cuisines. With an incredible 50 countries sharing the continent, it’s no wonder the diversity and variety here is second to none and home to some of the most incredible attractions and finest food in the world. High end couture meets local markets, adrenaline-pumping activities or classy wine bars, Europe is bound to have something to entice you in. With so much to see, here are our top 10...

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Europe

5 facts you didn’t know about The Leaning Tower of Pisa

When people decide to visit Pisa, it’s no secret that they are after that iconic photo with the world famous leaning tower. Arguably one of the most recognisable structures in the world, the leaning tower of Pisa attracts visitors from all corners of the globe, while Pisa itself has landed on the map for being the gateway to beautiful Tuscany. Standing at an impressive 57 meters, engineers have long questioned how the structure has remained standing all this...

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Europe

10 Reasons to visit Italy

Italy, the land of romance, art and indulgence, is rich in history, charm and absolutely drenched in style. Being the birthplace of some of the world’s biggest brands, most famous artists and renowned chefs, the influence that Italy has had on the world is unparalleled. Tours to Italy are forever becoming more and more popular, and it’s not hard to see why. Italians have a passion for quality, always going the extra mile for the finer things in life. No...

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Advice

Destinations

Trip planning

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11 best tips for travelling solo

single traveller patagonia

Planning to travel solo for the first time can make for mixed emotions. It can be exhilarating and daunting all at once. But travelling alone doesn’t have to be a lonely experience. In fact, it helps build your confidence and forge friendships that really can last a lifetime. So whether you’re joining a group tour, or planning your own independent trip, here are our top 11 tips for your first solo adventure abroad.

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Peru

South America

10 things you should know before visiting Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Permits? Check. Hiking gear? Check. Passport? Check. If you're planning to book a trip to Peru, looked at the different ways to reach Machu Picchu and feel ready to go then think again. We've put together ten handy points you should know before you set of on your big Peruvian adventure.

1. You don't need to hike to visit Machu Picchu

Whenever there's mention of visiting the iconic Machu Picchu, it's natural to assume there's only one way to get there. Through...

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Exploring in the name of Cyber Monday!

 

Cyber Monday, the online sibling of Black Friday, is the next day on everyone’s mind. No doubt the world and itself will be pouring over web pages, sifting through sales looking to bag a bargain. 

Cyber originates from the Greek word “cybernetics” to mean “skilled in steering or governing”. So in the spirit of all things cyber, we’re looking back and taking a virtual trip around the world....

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