PommieTravels

Victoria stands out from the UK travel blogger crowd with her full on multi-media approach. Alongside her writing at PommieTravels, we absolutely love her Instagram and YouTube channel - a must for any travel lover.

PommieTravels

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25th November 2020 by PommieTravels

Is Sicily the top destination of the Mediterranean?

Often travellers when choosing a place where to go on holiday to Italy overlook the island of Sicily. This sunny region of southern Italy in a relatively small portion of territory enclose thousand years of history, profound and robust culture and extraordinary biodiversity. The words of German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe could not better describe the feelings that a journey Sicily will give you....

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25th November 2020 by PommieTravels

Five of the best day tours from Cairo

Egypt is an assault on the senses. From the moment you arrive, a multitude of things competes for your attention. Millennia-old buildings, the Islamic call to prayer, the stifling heat – it’s a rush. While Cairo itself is an attraction, there are also countless sights to see just outside its core. Trying to sort out the details on your own can be maddening – so let us guide you....

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30th October 2020 by PommieTravels

Top things to do on holiday in Portugal

Short days got you down? You’re not the only one – as winter closes in, we’ve got our sights set to the south. Leave the dour weather of the north behind for sunny Portugal. Once you get a taste of its fabulous beaches, fertile vineyards, and rich culture, you’ll find it hard to board your return flight. In this article, we’ll cover the top things to do in one of Europe’s finest countries....

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30th October 2020 by PommieTravels

Five things to know about the Philippines

Need a distraction from 2020? Look no further than The Philippines. This maritime nation offers plenty of blissful beaches, interesting food, and friendly people. After a trip here, it won’t be long before you’re planning a return visit. Wonder what tourists do while travelling in the Philippines? In this post, we’ll reveal five facts about this country....

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6th August 2020 by PommieTravels

What is the best time to go to Florida?

Florida has white sand beaches, delicious local seafood, and some of the best theme parks in the world. That could be why a record-breaking 126.1 million tourists flocked to the state in 2018. Florida has hot summers, warm falls, and mild winters. But what is the best time to go to Florida? It depends on what you’re looking for. Let’s explore some of the best times to visit Florida for sunshine, relaxation, and escaping those winter blues....

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22nd July 2020 by PommieTravels

Essential experiences for anyone visiting Niagara Falls

There’s little wonder as to why Niagara Falls attracts millions of visitors each year. As one of the foremost wonders of the natural world, the Niagara Falls are truly a sight to behold, and anyone with an appreciation for nature’s majesty should see them at least once. However, the area’s appeal isn’t limited to the falls themselves. Whether you’re traveling solo, embarking on a romantic getaway or looking for a first-rate family destination, Niagara Falls has you covered on all...

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8th July 2020 by PommieTravels

The 5 best beaches in Florida for avoiding crowds

In a good year, Florida attracts over 126 million tourists, so you can rest assured that things get pretty crowded during peak season. Those who like a little more reserved experience needn’t stay away though. Florida has plenty of secluded spots where you’ll still get your desired dose of peace and quiet. These are the best beaches in Florida where you can lap up the sunshine and fun without the crowds....

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22nd July 2020 by PommieTravels

Best places to visit in Las Vegas

Vegas is famously known as the sin city. The coverage it has received in recent years is appreciable, especially the fact that it became the center of Hollywood in the late 1970s. Even though the Casino industry was growing at that time, the promotion in TV and movies of America’s casino capital became one of the main reasons Las Vegas gained its reputation. Alone in 2019, Casinos in Las Vegas made $6.587 billion, and this is expected to rise by 1-2% if current statistics were to keep in the...

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6th July 2020 by PommieTravels

The best places to stay in Valencia

Ladies and gentleman, we have lift off! As the world slowly starts to emerge from the nightmare of lockdown and the Coronavirus pandemic, many countries are beginning to open their borders again. Spain will soon be back in business and welcoming tourists for the busy summer months. If you’re planning a trip to Spain, you might be considering the beautiful city of Valencia as your destination. (And here’s a little secret, it’s amazing for a winter break too!) ...

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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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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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29th May 2020 by PommieTravels

Best day trips from Los Angeles

LA may have a glamorous reputation, but let’s keep it real – this place can grind the best of us down. When burnout looms, though, there’s nothing like a quick day trip to recharge one’s batteries. Compelling destinations surround Los Angeles. Let’s explore some of them together. Santa Barbara: Backed by mountains and boasting scores of sexy Spanish Colonial Revival buildings, Santa Barbara is one of California’s most scenic cities. Dubbed the “American Riviera” for having a...