Destinations

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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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, Peru, South America, Inca Trail Trek

Decided to take on the epic trek of Machu Picchu? Well, like all good things in life it doesn’t come easy! One of the most incredible (and popular!) adventures on the planet, definitely requires a little preparation. So, you’ve got your permit? Check. Hiking gear? Check. Passport? Check! Now, what else...There’s always a few things which don’t cross your mind when taking on a...

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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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Peru

South America

Travel tips

7 things you should definitely do when you visit Cusco

Once known as the ancient capital of the Incas, Cusco now bursts at the seams with culture. Tradition holds strong and authenticity remains in tact with a legacy that dates back to the 15th Century. If you like history, you'll definitely be missing out if you don't find time to visit Cusco! Don't let the 3,399 m elevation put you off! This iconic city, high up in the Peruvian Andres is bursting with plenty to see and do. Whilst most people visit Cusco as a base for their Machu Picchu trek,...

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Peru

South America

The must try drink and food in Peru

When you think of the food in Peru, what cuisine do you associate with it? Heavy on the meats and veg? Or does it perhaps resemble Mexican cuisine? After visiting Lima which is known as the culinary capital of South America, we shortlisted some of our favourite and most fascinating drinks, ingredients and dishes we recommend trying for yourself when visiting this Andean treasure of a country.

Chicha Morada

Originally made from purple corn, this refreshing drink...

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Peru

South America

8 unusual things to do in Lima

Welcome to the bustling capital city of Peru - Lima. One of the largest cities in South America, you could easily spend at least a few days exploring. You will come across pretty much anything you can expect from a large city. From outstanding restaurants selling local cuisine, colonial architecture, busy shopping districts and a vibrant nightlife. But what about those hidden unexpected treasures that you didn't know were there? Some of the best memories of a place are the unexpected little...

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Peru

South America

Journey to the Amazon Jungle

Amazon Jungle in Peru

When it comes to travel or even thinking about where to go next, few think to consider the Amazon Jungle. This remote location covers an area of 2,300,000 square miles, with a mass of rainforest filled with an incredibly rich variety of biodiversity. It's almost unbelievable to think that you have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of such a different and intriguing part of the world that we live in.

How to get there

Naturally with the Amazon Jungle being so impressively large,...

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