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9 top tips for solo travel in Europe

Solo travel in Europe - Budapest - Hungary - Europe

For some, the idea of solo travel in Europe sounds intimidating, daunting and a little scary. But overcome those feelings and you could have the most thrilling and empowering experience of your life! Don’t be put off by thinking you’ll be lonely, hearing about single supplements, or by worrying you’ll get lost. These are all things that you can overcome with just a little extra planning. 

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Best places to escape to the hills this Valentine’s Day!

This time of year can be somewhat overwhelming, especially for the singles out there! With all the fancy dinner promotions flooding into your inbox and friends boasting about THE MOST ROMANTIC PLANS EVER, it can definitely make a single person want to run to the hills! This year escape the fancy nights in the city for exciting, wild adventures trekking in the mountains. Fall head over hills

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Where are the best places to see the northern lights?

Northern Lights Europe Best Places To See The Northern Lights

One of the most featured bucket list items is no doubt a tour to see the elusive northern lights. Mother nature's own spellbinding performance which has captivated the world for years. People travelling far and wide, just to catch a glimpse of the illuminated sky as the Aurora Borealis waltzes above.

The myths and legends of the dancing lights!

With such a mystical spectacle, it’s no surprise that a...

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Best winter holiday destinations in Europe

Whilst a truly devoted sun worshipper wouldn’t ever dream of going on holiday that doesn’t include a daily dose of vitamin D, if you can bear the Baltic temperatures, you may just have the holiday of a lifetime! Europe is packed with perfect winter holiday destinations made especially beautiful by the delicate dusting of soft, white snow. Picture wandering quaint cobbled streets, sipping Belgian hot chocolate at Christmas market stalls. Imagine being...

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The secret to turning 25 days off into 54 days holiday!

Plitvice Lakes - Croatia

This blog post relates to the annual leave for the USA calendar, but the theory is essentially the same for other countries.

Once the frantic Christmas season is far behind us and the novelty of the ‘new year, new me’ wears off, January can sometimes feel like a bit of a stagnant month. The excitement of the holidays has long since vanished and the winter blues has most definitely settled in. One of the best ways...

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How to stretch your annual leave into 55 glorious days off!

ATM Cave Belize

This blog post relates to the UK calendar, but the theory is essentially the same for other countries.

We all have that one friend who just always seems to be on holiday. Affording them is one thing, but I’m often left wondering how they have the time to fit it all in. 2, 9-day holidays in South America, 5 long weekend breaks in Europe and a tour to Vietnam - bContinue Reading

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How to turn your annual leave into 38 days of holiday!

This blog post relates to the Australian calendar, but the theory is essentially the same for other countries.

With the excitement in the long lead up to Christmas worn off and the buzz of the New Year slowly disappearing, we all need something to look forward to. January is the perfect time to organise your holiday calendar. It’s also the time for resolutions. Visit those places you’ve been dying to see and book...

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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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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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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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