Stoked to Travel

Stoked to Travel

Claire Stokes and her Stoked to Travel blog is a must read for the more intrepid UK traveller. Originally from Brighton, Claire has taken the life and vibrancy of her home town and transferred it into her writing. Expect detailed destination guides, great travel tips and posts that make you want to get up and go.

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10th December 2019

Choosing which islands to visit for a Greek island-hopping itinerary can be quite a daunting (but exciting) challenge. With more than 6,000 Greek islands to pick between, it’s not the easiest task for anyone who is even the slightest bit...

19th October 2019

Cape Town, arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is a must-visit destination in South Africa. Whether you have just a weekend in Cape Town, or stay for 10 days, you’ll get a real feel for the city and its incredible atmosphere. However, there are so many things to do in Cape Town it’s hard to know where to start! So I thought I’d write out several plans for a Cape Town itinerary covering varying lengths to help visitors with their planning. My Cape...

12th October 2019

One day in Athens may not seem like a long time to explore the capital city of Greece, but you can visit and see a...

4th October 2019

Milos is an unspoilt and lesser-known Greek island without half the crowds of other places in Greece, and I had been...

18th September 2019

The dreamy Greek island of Santorini is considered one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world. In...

6th August 2019

This summer, I just fancied a road trip in Croatia. I had one week or so to spare, and knew that I wanted to spend my week doing a mixture of city exploring in Dubrovnik, spending lazy days on the twinkly Adriatic Sea and sample delicious food. Before I knew it, I had a planned an epic Croatia road trip, starting in Dubrovnik in the South, to Pula in the North. In fact, we realised that Lake Bled in Slovenia was really close, so it made sense to continue all the way north...

3rd August 2019

If you’re wondering where to go luxury glamping in Croatia, look no further. This paradise island is one of the most unique places to stay in Croatia. Whilst planning our recent road trip from Dubrovnik in Croatia north to Slovenia, we knew we...

3rd July 2019

Ella was our final destination during an amazing two week trip to Sri Lanka. Having travelled through the chilled out...

18th June 2019

On our two week trip around Sri Lanka, we knew that Yala National Park was a must visit attraction, but we were sure...

5th June 2019

Having recently spent two weeks in Sri Lanka, I stayed in some amazing hotels and one of these was the Anantara Peace...

23rd May 2019

Are you wondering where to find those adorable penguins in South Africa that you see in pictures online? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve got all the information you need to visit the penguin beach in Cape Town here. Meeting the penguins is...

23rd May 2019

Visiting Robben Island is one of the top activities to do in Cape Town and really ought to be included on any length visit to the city.The experience was firmly at the top of my list too during my recent visit to beautiful South Africa. I found it to be the most insightful and interesting day, and so I thought I’d put this detailed guide together for visiting Robben Island on a tour from Cape Town.Whilst my knowledge of apartheid is reasonable thanks to my university...

23rd May 2019

Beautiful Sri Lanka, a recent victim of terrible terrorist attacks, is desperate for its recently-thriving tourism...

23rd May 2019

Townships have always been a point of curiosity for me. Not only have I wanted to visit South Africa for more than a...

23rd May 2019

Cape Town, South Africa’s glorious ‘Mother City’ has been a destination I have wanted to visit for a long time...

23rd May 2019

Cape Town is a foodie heaven. Whether it’s healthy food you’re after or typical local Cape Malay or Southern...

23rd May 2019

As the weather is beginning to improve in London and we enter Spring, I thought it’s about time to get out and about...

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