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Looking for destination inspiration? We've assembled the best UK travel bloggers to help. If you're thinking of going, these travel bloggers have been there and are bursting with thoughtful advice backed by real-life experiences

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10th August 2022 by Italian Trip Abroad

8 reasons why visit the Vatican for your next vacation

If you are planning a holiday and want it to be as memorable, beautiful, cultural, and historical as it can be, you cannot do better than Vatican City. We love Italy, and in this guide, you will discover all the reasons to visit Vatican City. This city-state is surrounded by the city of Rome in Italy but is officially the smallest independent country in the world. Ruled by the Pope as its monarch, Vatican City is steeped in Catholic history, fine art, and incredible architecture, and it is...

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10th August 2022 by Inside the Travel Lab

How to get off the beaten path in Spain

Years ago, with only six weeks notice, we moved to Seville. We were living in the south of France at the time and issues arose about how we could get our car across the Pyrenees and down to Andalusia. The smartest option, it seemed, was to pack all our worldly goods into a removal van and to drive the car ourselves. And so our born-of-necessity road trip began, starting in Toulouse and heading through the mountains to the Basque country in northwest Spain. From there, we would zip down south...

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9th August 2022 by Phil and Garth

Experience Keukenhof tulip gardens & fields near Amsterdam in 60 seconds

Get a quick taster of what to expect at Keukenhof gardens in Lisse, the Netherlands. Amazing flower displays including hundreds of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths....

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9th August 2022 by The Wandering Quinn

Visiting Marrakesh in August & things to do in Marrakesh in August

Is Marrakesh hot in August? We recently got back from visiting Marrakesh in August and let me tell you that the Marrakesh weather in August is hot! I guess you are reading this because you are wondering if visiting Marrakesh in August is a good idea? And I want to tell you that although hot, we really enjoyed our family summer holiday in Marrakesh, we managed to enjoy the high temperatures, acclimatise well and we had a great time!...

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9th August 2022 by John

6 money-saving tips on planning a bachelorette party in Miami

Whether you have a friend, sister, family, or workmate getting married soon, it's typical for all the ladies in her life to throw her a bachelorette party. It's a culture that’s been practised for many years now, and it's a special time to celebrate friendships and love while making the most of the time before the bride finally becomes a wife. And, if you live in the United States, Miami is one of the best and most popular bachelorette venues.  The city offers many things, from its...

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9th August 2022 by The Scrapbook of Life

Weekend In Bath, England – The perfect 2 day itinerary

Fancy spending the weekend in Bath? Whether it’s a hen-do, couples retreat, solo trip, family getaway, or anything else in between, Bath is an excellent choice for a UK city break! Located in the depths of Somerset, Bath is famed for its abundance of curvaceous Georgian architecture, boulevard-style streets, and greens dotted with grand old beech trees. The city is quintessentially English and to help you get the most out of your weekend, I’m going to share with you the perfect 2 days in...

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9th August 2022 by Italian Trip Abroad

Zagreb guide: 40 incredible things to do in Zagreb discovering hidden gems

Zagreb Travel guide will walk you through one of the best destinations to visit in Croatia. We have included all the best things to do in Zagreb in a short guide. Essential information that you need to plan your vacation in Zagreb. What to see in Zagreb, best festivals and places to eat with a mix of fine restaurants and tasty street food....

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8th August 2022 by Phil and Garth

Experience Madeira, Portugal in 60 Seconds

Get a feel for the island of Madeira in our 60 second taster video. Over on our travel blog you can read the 10 best things to do in Funchal, Madeira plus tips and other things to see on this beautiful island...

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10th August 2022 by Inside the Travel Lab

The first time travel tips for Japan you need to know

Japan is one of the richest cultural countries in the world. Its uniqueness comes not only from the distinctive traditions and lifestyle traits, but also the country's architecture. Japanese people tend to be strictly respectful towards their culture, and politeness is rooted deep within their education. Therefore, you will find rigorous rules regarding attitudes and manners, so it’s important, as a tourist, to know and respect the locals by being aware of these formalities. Although the...

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8th August 2022 by PommieTravels

How to get to Positano from Rome + best way!

Positano had been on my bucket list for quite some time. It’s one of those places that cropped up in my Instagram feed almost daily and I’ll admit, I was totally influenced by all the influencers! Since I was short on time I only had one day to visit Positano, so I decided to look into all the options for how to get to Positano from Rome. While there are numerous ways you can get there, I feel like the way I did it was the absolute best way to get to Positano. I’ll share more with you...

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8th August 2022 by PommieTravels

Is Dubai a country? What’s the difference between UAE and Dubai?

With Dubai being such a popular tourist destination and the major hub for international flights, it’s not surprising that people often get confused and wonder whether Dubai is a country, or something else.  You’ve probably heard of Emirates airlines and know that Dubai is famous for its opulent hotels and artificial islands. But what is Dubai? Where is it? And how did it get its wealth? To help clear things up, I’m going to answer this question in detail as well as some of your most...

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8th August 2022 by Phil and Garth

Kinderdijk Windmills – A Day Trip From Rotterdam

Close to the Netherland’s oldest city of Dordrecht and 9 miles from Rotterdam you’ll find the 19 historic windmills of Kinderdijk. They were built in 1740 on a drainage canal and their job was to pump water using the power of the wind. All part of an ingenious water management system to prevent floods and keep the low lying land dry for farming and building homes. Over 40% of the Netherlands lies below sea level and Kinderdijk is one such area. The Dutch became the world’s master...