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How to spend a day in Tallinn

Medieval buildings, cobbled streets, terracotta rooftops, quaint cafes and...smoked fish on the breakfast buffet? Welcome to Tallin! The capital of Estonia, Tallinn lies on the coast of the Gulf of Finland and is one of the must see destinations in the Baltics. Like stepping back in time, the city is home to one of the most well preserved Old Towns in Eastern Europe. Since making the list of UNESCO world heritage sites in 1997, Tallinn has slowly been...

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The Ultimate Scares this Halloween

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Wherever you are in the world, whatever you are doing, there will be moments to do things that would normally terrify you. One of the best things about embarking on an adventure is getting outside of your comfort zone. This year, in celebration of Halloween, we have compiled a list of our ultimate scares.

Ziplining in Monteverde National Park

Home to the longest zip line in the world, ziplining in Monteverde National Park is not for you if you have a fear of...

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Day Trek to Machu Picchu

Day Trek to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is easily one of the most coveted highlights on every avid adventurer’s list. Located high in the Andes, thousands flock to the ancient Inca city to explore the legendary ruins. Getting to Machu Picchu is a huge part of the experience. Many follow the well-trodden Inca Trail, a four day trek which includes camping en route. Others may prefer the quieter Lares Trek, four days travelling through traditional Andean villages along the way. But what if you don’t have time to do...

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Top Alternative Cities

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If you are a city person and a traveller, you probably already have more than a few of the world’s capitals ticked off. There’s just as much to discover in cities that often aren’t under the spotlight. Here's our list of our top alternative cities.

Thessaloniki - Greece

A fusion of traditional and modern architecture, Thessaloniki sits high on our list of top alternative cities. It has a vibrant cafe, bar and nightlife scene and hosts its own international film festival....

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Celebrating World Oceans Day!

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Whilst we are not deep-sea divers we do love to explore the unknown and care deeply about the welfare of our planet and its oceans. Below you can find the nine of our favourite destinations for visiting the world's biggest oceans.

1. Pacific Ocean - Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Watch the Pacific Ocean surf roll into the endless beach from Manuel Antonio National Park whilst monkeys swing around in the tree tops. The haze stretching up...

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Top 10 reasons to visit South East Asia in the rainy season

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South East Asia, packed with beautiful temples, delicious food, breathtaking beaches and endless rice paddy landscapes. But when is the best time to go? Many people want to avoid the rainy season when making their travel plans, but actually, this can be the best time to visit!

When is the rainy season in.....?

1. Thailand

Thailand's monsoon season varies depending where you are going. On the side of the Andaman Sea such as Phuket or Krabi it begins in...

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A Mexican Love Affair

As I scooped up the last morsels of my Chiles en Nogada, I couldn’t help feeling a wave of sadness. This was my last night on our 13 day Magical Mexico tour and I was sitting in a restaurant in downtown Cancún, away from the garish hotel zone, feasting on a deliciously hot habanero coated in a walnut sauce - traditional of the Yucatan region.

I am a self-confessed ‘foodie’. Eating out is a way of life. Even before I have...

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Reasons to visit Central America in September

Escape to the tropics of Central America next month for the ultimate colourful getaway. September is known as the “green season” and although it has some rainfall, it also brings out some of its most famous wildlife. There are also festivals throughout its regions which will delight travellers wanting to see Central America away from the crowds.

Costa Rica

From July-October, giant sea turtles come and hatch on the beaches of Tortuguero National Park. Female turtles...

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Tips for travelling to Burma

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My adventure to Burma this past year was amazing. I would like to say that there is nothing that I would change,  but there are a few things that I would do differently if I could.  On reflection, I would think more about how my packing for Burma.

Until this trip, I had a very bad habit of assuming that everything will sort its self out. I didn't think I have to rush to get bug spray. I presumed that someone will have some to purchase there. Anyway, English bug spray would probably not...

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Best time to travel to Nepal and India

When choosing where to travel to on your next big trip, it is always important to research when the best time to travel is. If India and Nepal are on your radar for an upcoming tour, check out our recommendations below for the best time to venture to these two fascinating countries.

Weather

As the seventh largest country in the world, defining India’s weather is a tricky task. There are several climatic regions from the tropical climate of Kerala to the arid northwest of the...

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