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24th May 2022 by Hand Luggage Only

12 very best islands to visit in yhe Cyclades, Greece

There’s no denying how much I love Greece! It’s a country that’s filled with beautiful places to visit and history and culture that’s second to none, especially in the gorgeous Cyclades Islands. From gorgeous islands like Santorini and Mykonos – to lesser-known gems, there’s a heap of the best islands to visit in the Cyclades that you can’t miss whilst in Greece....

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18th May 2022 by Hand Luggage Only

12 very best things to do in Albany, New York

Being the capital, Albany is a totally great spot to visit whilst visiting some of the top spots in New York State. Yes, it’s a city that’s sometimes overshadowed by its Sibling city, New York, but it’s certainly worth visiting – especially when driving the eastern fringes towards Vermont. Trust me, there’s a heap of the very best things to do in Albany that’s just perfect for a little gander. ...

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8th February 2022 by Hand Luggage Only

14 very best things to do in Zakynthos, Greece

Trust me when I say that Greece is a special place! Not only does it have some incredibly historic cities like Athens, but it also has a load of epic places dotted all across the country. That being said, for me, it’s the stunning Greek islands that are totally beautiful and can’t be missed on any trip to Greece. This is especially true when it comes to all the best things to do in Zakynthos – an Ionian Greek Island that’s just stunning to visit....

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17th March 2022 by Hand Luggage Only

14 very best places on a Big Sur road trip In California

The west coast of California is totally beautiful to visit! Filled with epic drives, seaside towns and parks that stretch for miles; it’s the kind of place that’s perfect to explore. This is especially true when thinking about driving and spotting all the best places on a Big Sur Road Trip in California. So to make things easier for your trip, I wanted to share all the best places on a Big Sur Roadtrip in California that we loved. With the likes of; the best beaches in California, cities...

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10th December 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

10 best theme parks in Florida to visit

Florida is an incredible state to explore; there are so many things to do across the Sunshine State, especially when it comes to its larger-than-life theme parks. With resorts like Disney, Universal and Busch Gardens, it’s the kind of state that’ll have you laughing, gorging and steeped in fun across your whole trip. In fact, you’ll be spoilt for choice with all the best theme parks in Florida to visit...

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18th October 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

5 amazing places to visit in Sicily

If you're wondering where you need to visit in Sicily, here are 5 of the best towns and cities to visit in Sicily! (Plus a few extra spots worth checking out at the end of the video too). Best part - they're all UNESCO World Heritage sites and absolutely gorgeous!...

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22nd July 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

14 very best beaches in Cornwall to visit

Cornwall is an incredible region of Southern England to explore! With stunning coastal towns, some pretty incredible castles and the most beautiful hotels, it’s the kind of place that’s as charming as it is beautiful. This is no more so than with the picturesque coastline that’s home to some of the best beaches in Cornwall to visit. ...

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21st July 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

Epic 7-day itinerary to visit Malta on holiday

Malta is an incredible island to explore. Nestled right in the Med, it’s is filled with thousands of years of history, stunning bays and the most incredible cities that are just too beautiful to miss. So, to help you get the most out of your trip, we wanted to share our bumper itinerary to visit Malta on your next holiday....

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14th July 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

14 very best beaches in Florida to visit

There’s something really special about Florida! Not only is it packed-full with some incredible places to visit but it’s also got gorgeous national parks, amazing cities and some of the very best beaches in Florida that you really can’t miss. Over the years, we’ve visited Florida countless times and explored all across the state. From the pristine islands in the Florida Keys to the seaside vibes of Pensacola or Clearwater. There’s a little slice of Florida that’ll suit and surprise...

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25th June 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

11 best places in Oregon to visit

Oregon is an incredible state to visit! Filled with the most dramatic Westcoast scenery, drives and parks; it’s the kind of state you can explore for years and not get bored. Plus, there’s a heap of the best places in Oregon to visit even if the great outdoors isn’t your thing. It has some totally cool cities that you really shouldn’t miss....

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21st April 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

Road trip through Quebec

This is the autumn we officially became leaf peepers! 😆😆😆😆 We slightly unintentionally planned our road trip to Quebec around the time when the autumn colours were on full display and it was absolutely brilliant! I say "slightly unintentionally" as although we hoped to be able to catch this beautiful display (in an equally beautiful part of Canada), we thought we'd perhaps left it too late and it turns out, we hadn't. We caught the fall colours just before the leaves started to...

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21st April 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

10 very best things to do in Rhode Island

Small and totally mighty, Rhode Island is one of the gorgeous spots on the east coast that’s totally amazing to explore! From picturesque bays, historic towns and museums galore, there’s a heap of the best things to do in Rhode Island dotted all across the state. We totally loved our trip to Rhode Island, especially Providence that is so lovely to visit. That being said, there’s no need to just confine yourself to one state whilst in the region. Whilst here, we tagged on a trip around...