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Why you should visit the Maramures region of Romania

The landscape of Maramures

Perched on the coast of the Black Sea, Romania is one of the largest countries in Eastern Europe. Famous for the tales of Count Dracula, the fascinating nation is much less visited than many of its European neighbours - yet has an abundance of highlights that should entice the intrepid traveller. The region of Maramures, also known as Land of the Wood, is nestled in the very...

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10 best places to go in April

Local in Nepal

If you’re planning to take a trip in April but you have no clue where to go you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for some inspiration, you’re after the best beach or you want to see as much wildlife as possible, you’ll find it all in our travel calendar.

1. Jordan

It’s hard for an adventurer not to be tempted by Jordan. Go for a float in the lowest body of water on earth,...

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New Year’s resolutions that should be on every traveller’s list

Woman in yoga pose in the middle of 2020 sign on field

We only have one full day left in 2019 before it’s time to welcome a new decade into our lives. Have you settled your New Year’s Resolutions for 2020 already? In many ways it’s an odd tradition the ancient Babylonians have started over 4,000 years ago (although the festivities were quite different back then). Nevertheless it’s a comforting thought, being able to draw a line, a clean slate without hard feelings to become a better version of...

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Top 10 things to do in Croatia

Overlooking the old town in Dubrovnik

Croatia is the not-so-secret sparkling Mediterranean destination that offers a stunning coastline, gorgeous ancient cities and lush national parks. Perfect for history buffs, keen foodies, outdoor adventurers and sun worshipping beach lovers, it has everything you could ask for from a seaside European destination. If you’re planning a holiday to Croatia, keep reading for our top 10 things to do in this gorgeous country. 

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10 best places to go in March

Iguazu Falls at its peak

If you're wondering where is hot in March? or simply need some inspiration for your March holiday then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading for the 10 best places to go in March.

1. Chile

Chile is 4,270km long which makes it difficult to pin-point a time of year which is pleasant no matter where you are in the country but March might just be the...

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Travel Trends in 2020

years 2019 and 2020

Less than two months until 2020 - we can’t believe it either. That means it’s time to get moving on your holiday planning for the coming year. To give you a bit of an overview of what's happening in travel we have compiled a list of the best travel trends in 2020 

1.Remote working

The digital-era is making it possible. Not only...

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Asia

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Do you dare? Check out our scary food from around the world this Halloween!

Are you ready to challenge your palate with some of the world’s strangest food? Different meals from around the globe can be absolutely fascinating to those of us who consider our country’s dishes as safe and normal, but delve a little deeper and you’ll see every place has at least a few strange food choices. From Vegemite in Australia to haggis in Scotland, blood soup in Poland to snails in France - the world’s taste buds have developed quite...

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Why Southeast Asia is the ultimate vegan travel destination

Southeast Asia is one of the most popular backpacking destinations for adventurous and budget-friendly travellers. As well as rich cultures, otherworldly landscapes and some of the best beaches in the world, many flock to this corner of the globe for the unforgettable foodie experiences. While the thought of the Southeast Asian food scene might conjure up images of fried insects on sticks, it actually has a multitude of vegan choices, with plant-based cafes...

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Central America

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5 reasons you need to visit Cuba now!

In recent years Cuba has been steadily growing as a travel destination and having travelled through this charming country for 10 days, I can see why. Keep reading for my 5 reasons why you need to visit Cuba now!

Unspoiled by tourism

At a steady pace, in true Latin style, Cuba is building a number of hotels throughout this remarkable country to meet the...

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Peru

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The countdown is on for the 2020 Inca Trail permits

If you're itching to take on the Inca Trail and visit Machu Picchu during your time in Peru, then you may have heard about the need to secure those all important permits. In this post, we'll answer your questions regarding just how it works so that you'll be prepared for your adventure of a lifetime.

1. What is an Inca Trail Permit?

For a number of years now, the Peruvian government has had to issue a yearly limited number of passes (also known as permits) due to...

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