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29th June 2020 by Stoked to Travel

Best places to visit in Andalusia, Spain

Covering most of southern Spain, Andalusia stretches from the Portuguese border to the Balearic Sea. And this beautiful region is home to some of the most iconic highlights in Spain, including the world-famous Alhambra Palace and the epic Caminito del Rey. It is, without doubt, one of the best places to travel to in Spain. Although hundreds of thousands of people flock to its beach resorts each year, there are plenty more places to see and things to do in Andalusia. From weekend breaks in the...

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29th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

11 best hikes in Wales to experience

You could say I’m biased about Wales. You wouldn’t be wrong either. Wales is an absolute beauty and having lived there for so many years, I’ve gotten to know and explore this beauty first hand. Indeed, some of the best hikes in Wales once completed will leave you equally as biased as I am about Wales’ beauty! If you’re looking to hike in Wales you’ve actually got so many options. We’re talking coastal hikes, moderate hill climbs right up to more strenuous mountains jaunts....

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18th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

12 best things to do in Las Vegas

Okay, so Las Vegas isn’t everyone’s cup of tea! It’s the kind of city that people either love or hate; there seems to be no in between. That being said, there is a heap of the best things to do in Las Vegas that are dotted all across the city. Honestly, Las Vegas is the kind of city that just sucks up your time; and not always in a bad way! There are so many distractions, places, events and foodie spots that kinda make the city a mind-boggling effort to explore. Well, this was the case...

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17th June 2020 by PommieTravels

5 truly amazing places to visit in Malaysia

One of the great hidden gems of Southeast Asia is Malaysia. Malaysia is a great country to visit and there are plenty of places to visit. But with the plethora of choices to see in the country, it can be hard to figure out what you should see. Malaysia is one of the most diverse countries in Asia, and possibly, the world. It is often overlooked by many of its neighbors in Southeast Asia. ...

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15th June 2020 by Budget Traveller

Travelling in the age of coronavirus - A weekend in Leipzig

The journey begins again. This was our first trip anywhere since the 10th March when we went to Amsterdam for my birthday/work trip. After the stress and strain of the last few months, packing the bag feels like a release. I dust off the packing cube. It has been sulking in the bitter depths of my backpack since early March. I’m little unsure of what to pack. I mentally go through my checklist. Sometimes, its these small rituals of travel that you miss the most about travel. We pack our...

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5th June 2020 by Stoked to Travel

Everything you need to know before visiting Ghana

Ghana, a small country on the West coast of Africa, is one of the most accessible and safe destinations in the region. And it is packed with exciting historical and cultural things to do, as well as countless outdoor adventures. Beautiful Ghana is one of my favourite places on earth. Having spent more than six months there, it feels like a second home. From the paradise beaches in the west of the country, the remote adventures in north near Tamale or the pulsating energy of Accra. I would...

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1st June 2020 by ScribbleStu

48 hours in Kuala Lumpur

The name alone elicits a sense of exotic intrigue. And with a tagline of “South east Asia’s youngest capital city”, Kuala Lumpur is quickly transforming from “flight stopover” to holiday hotspot in its own right. Situated in Malaysia’s south-west, the city is going through big changes in its landscape and its image. Visitors will witness countless mega-cranes and building projects, with soaring skyscrapers and monorails sitting alongside temples, colonial architecture and lush...

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1st June 2020 by PommieTravels

Beaches in Hong Kong

What to do in Hong Kong on a hot summer’s day? If you ask locals, a trip to the beach might be the answer you get. The reason is based on a process of elimination. There are no large water parks or entertainment facilities in Hong Kong. The swimming pools opening hours are often short. Private pools are uncommon. Because of that, Public beaches become the best way to escape the summer heat....

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5th June 2020 by Stoked to Travel

10 of the best places for a safari in Southern Africa

A safari is one of the best adventures to be had. And Southern Africa is known as one of the best regions in the world for wildlife experiences. South Africa and Botswana are the most well-known destinations, especially the world-famous Kruger National Park. But Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia also offer exceptional safari experiences, a little further off the beaten track. So if you’re looking for the best places to go on safari in Southern Africa, I’ve got you covered!...

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

7 amazing secret spots to visit in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of my absolutely favourite cities to visit not just in Spain but in Europe as a whole and understandably, I’m not alone in feeling like this too. Year after year, Barcelona is ranked as one of the top 10 most visited cities in Europe so it’s safe to say that a lot of the amazing things to do in Barcelona is by this point pretty well know by a lot of travellers....

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1st June 2020 by Stoked to Travel

8 of the best places to visit near Bologna, Italy

The underrated city of Bologna in the northern Italian region of Emilia Romagna is rising in popularity. But until recently, it has always sat in the shadow of its tourist-magnet neighbours, including Florence, Rome, Venice and Milan. Not only is Bologna the true home of some of the best food in Italy. Such as tagliatelle al Ragù, lasagne and mortadella ham, but it also an excellent base for exploring the region. This is mostly thanks to the efficient train network. Some of the best day trips...

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29th May 2020 by Stoked to Travel

Best things to do in Verona, Italy

The historic Italian city of Verona is somewhat synonymous with Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, and having read the play multiple times, I’ve certainly envisaged my own Verona. So when I had the opportunity to finally visit Verona recently, I was very excited. Naturally, visiting the setting for one of the world’s most famous plays is top of the list, but there are plenty of other things to do in Verona too. In fact, this the pretty, peaceful and compact city is one of my favourite...