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Greece – Why Even Bother?

Always let the light through! On Friday and Saturday I explored Athens and walked up to The Acropolis, which comes from the Greek words ἄκρον (akron) …

KEY WEST - What To See and Do

<b>KEY WEST – WHAT TO SEE AND DO</b><p><b>AT THE “END OF THE ROAD”</b><p>Key West Florida is quite literally “The end of the road.” You really can’t get any further …

7 Best Hikes Near Seattle Washington

Here is a list of the <b>7 Best Hikes Near Seattle</b>. The city of <b>Seattle, Washington</b> is so close to mother nature. If fact you can be grabbing a Starbucks …

Everything You Should Pack For a Hens Party Away

The stay away hens party has become a more common phenomenon in recent years, with many brides opting for a full girls vacation before they say “I …

Ask the Expert: The Five Best Travel Tripods For DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

<i>Today’s guest post is by Mark Condon, a Sydney based photographer from the UK. We’ve been meaning to write a post on the best travel tripods for DSLR</i> …

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Discovering Venice, The Most Romantic City in the World

I spent 12 days discovering beautiful Venice and it is surroundings. The city was so spectacular. I love the whole city. It is the most romantic city …

Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve - A wildlife safari in South Africa

It is a cloudy day and the sun is playing hide and seek as we drive out of Durban in South Africa. Our quest for the Big Five in South Africa leads …

Delhi events in April and May- For all those interested in travel, culture and arts | India Travel Blog

Here is a compilation of all the fun-filled Delhi events in April and May covering travel, culture, arts and music. From now on, my website will give …

Cambodian Temples - Beyond Siem Reap

<b>Cambodian Temples – Beyond Siem Reap</b><p><i>Temple Ruins and Novice Monk</i><p>Many visitors to Cambodia enjoy the temples of Siem Reap but never explore the many …

Visiting Asuncion Paraguay - Travelgal Nicole

When most people plan a trip to South America they usually plan on visiting Colombia or Argentina or Brazil but as I was planning this trip it felt …

Cherry Blossoms in Buffalo

As Spring came, I found myself daydreaming in pastels and cherry blossom blooms. After seeing that Buffalo made the list of the 10 Places to See …

Olkhon Island: Siberian Sunsets over Lake Baikal

Floating in the deepest freshwater lake in the world, Olkhon island a spiritual pearl with magical sunsets. A Russian island in Lake Baikal where the …

Asia Travel

Great (Wanderlust) Expectations

A few weeks ago I was reading a lovely blog post at kaveyeats.com and it really struck a nerve in me.<p>The quote being discussed was by Vladimir …

3 Things You Must See in Athens

So it took me a while to narrow this down – I absolutely love Athens and think everything is essential! However, these are my three absolute MUST see …

Main cities

Greece is the ideal place for city tourism. Discovering the soul of a Greek city is much more than a quick tour around its monuments and sightseeing. …

Whispering Nymphs in Greece

Top 6 family destinations

<b>Just for you, kids!</b><p>If you have already visited Greece for your summer holidays, then you are fully aware of how your children can really have the …

World Nomads Insurance Review

I have had, to date, seven policies with World Nomads. Luckily I have only had to use my insurance twice. One claim was granted and one was not – but …

European Trip – Should I take an organised tour, or jump in independently?

Organised tours are a popular option for many people, as many people believe that it is their <i>only</i> option. But there is contention about the type of …

Alnwick Poison Gardens

The sign at the garden gate reads: "These Plants Can Kill."<p>Inspired by the legendary botanical gardens in Padua where the Medicis plotted the …

You can buy elite residency in Thailand for $60,000 — and the government will even provide a 'concierge' service

LONDON — The Thai government has started offering "elite" residency visas for wealthy foreign citizens, allowing them to live in the country for around $3,000 (£2,403) a year, aimed at capitalising on increased global uncertainty over borders and immigration.<p>There are seven different packages, with …

Thailand

10 Most Colorful Cities Around The World You Must Visit

Exploring new cities is always an exciting adventure to take on when you travel, but when the cities are painted with eye-popping colors, it makes …

Europe

The 9 Pieces of Gear Any Beginner Backpacker Needs

Buying your first backpacking setup can be cost prohibitive and overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be.<p>This will likely be the first time you are completely in charge of carrying your means to clean water, food, and shelter on your back, and there is an entire industry dedicated to making that …

Camping

5 Unique & Cool Things to do in Bangkok!

Table of Contents<p>» 1º Sleep in style and wake up with the best views<br>• » 2º Escape from the urban & chaotic Bangkok<br>• » 3º Surf is one of the cool things …

Asia Travel

Utah Road Trip: Grand Canyon & The Mighty Five in 2 Weeks

<b>In the summer heat of July, my family decided to go on a Utah road trip vacation. My Dad had been dreaming of this for a long time, and he wanted to</b> …

Stay at MGallery La Residence Hue Hotel and Experience Hue's Rich History

After our first family trip to Vietnam in January 2016 – we stayed at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and explored Vietnam’s intriguing capital city – …

48 Hours in the Beautiful Blue Mountains - The Best Things to Do, See and Eat

<b>While city life has its perks; eateries aplenty to suit every kind of taste bud; stretches of shops to satiate the biggest of spenders; hot goings</b> …

Budget Stay for the whole family at Athens Studios near the Acropolis

Hostels are not my go-to family accommodation. I like a certain sense of luxury when I’m dragging my kids around the globe. However, Athens Studios …

Hotels

Greece on a budget: locals' tips on where to stay and eat

Still in the midst of its debt crisis, the notion of UK travellers on a budget in Greece might induce some black humour from locals, but tourists can help the economy – and save a few euros themselves<p>Greece’s debt crisis rumbles on, making it harder for locals to go on holiday. But with 27 million …

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