Marion Joan Trent

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A Budget Travel Guide to the Best Hostels in Florence, Italy

Are you looking for the best hostels in Florence? We’re here to help!<p>Birthplace of the Renaissance, and one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, …

Where to Go in Europe: A Cheat Sheet to Top Destinations

You want to go to Europe, but don't know where to start your travel research. From picking a country to choosing between big metropolises and quiet …

European Travel

10 beautiful cities to explore by foot

A splendid stroll is the way to go<p>The pleasure of a simple stroll often increases when you're walking through an unfamiliar place — as long as you're …

How to Stash Your Luggage for a Couple of Hours When Traveling

You’ve just landed at your travel destination, but the Airbnb won’t be available for a few hours. What to do? You could start exploring the city, but …

Luggage

This Legendary Railway Traverses the Stunning Swiss Alps

The Rhaetian Railway is a marvel of engineering and one of the best ways to experience Europe's alpine paradise.<p>Winding their way through bucolic valleys and dramatic mountain passes via dozens of tunnels and spiraling viaducts, the Rhaetian Railway’s Albula and Bernina lines are an engineering …

Trains

Booking.com reveals most affordable months to travel

Online reservation platform Booking.com has released a list of the cheapest months in which to travel, based on holiday seasons with the highest …

14 tips to touring the world without feeling like just another tourist

Mass tourism has had its critics almost as far back as tourism itself. What Henry James grumbled about more than a century ago—all those hordes in his favorite places—is now so common that there are almost as many “off the beaten track” strategies as there are fatuous guidebooks where you are …

Travel

The Best Time to Visit Switzerland: A Season-by-Season Guide

A trip to Switzerland offers unparalleled natural beauty and adventure no matter when you visit. Nestled between the Alps and Jura Mountains, the …

European Travel

10 of the best insider's tips to Amsterdam

With tickets for Eurostar’s direct service to Amsterdam on sale from 20 February, we pick some of the city’s best restaurants, parks and cultural attractions away from the tourist centre<p>Amsterdam’s reputation for stag dos, spliff and sex tourism belies the rich pickings beyond Dam Square. Described …

European Travel

Ireland's Top 10 hostels revealed in annual 'HOSCARs' awards

And the HOSCAR goes to...<p>There may not be shiny envelopes and golden statuettes involved, but the self-styled Oscars of the hostel community have …

Top 10

Top 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL Places in IRELAND | Essential Irish Travel Guide 🇮🇪

Ireland

Discover Heidelberg, Germany in 2 days

The University town of Heidelberg in Germany is a classic example of nature and man-made structures co-existing in perfect harmony. Founded in the …

European Travel

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Dominican Republic

The Best (Cheap) Places To Go In Europe This Winter

After all the festivities of December follows the inevitable holiday funk. Come mid-January, a magical European traipse sounds like the ideal escape from the season’s doldrums. And you wouldn’t be wrong. In fact, heading to Europe during the off-season is the best idea you’ve ever had. The flights …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

Get ahead of the rest for your 2018 holiday with these 10 fab destinations

Do you feel like some sun on the Canary Islands or a pool resort in Mexico surrounded by tropical forests? Or would you prefer the refreshing …

European Travel

London has the most things to do out of any city on the planet

According to Travel Stats Man, a travel blog using data and visualisations to offer up tips for those looking to for a holiday, London has the most …

50 places you should visit in 2018

Whether you're exploring the world solo or taking a romantic trip with a significant other, travel is arguably one of the best ways to spend your time and money.<p>The start of a new year provides the opportunity to add to your bucket list of destinations, and in the interest of helping you do that, …

Visit Rome, Florence, and Venice by Train for Just $104

Adventure seekers loving nothing more than cheap travel; why spend more money on a journey that you can spend on, well, pasta? This deal between …

How To Explore London in 24 Hours

At first thought, London conjures up images of Big Ben, hustle and bustle, and shiny red buses, at least in the eyes of tourists. But look beyond the …

Think Outside the Box for Your Next Destination

If we all thought alike, the world would be a pretty boring place, wouldn’t it? Well, the same goes for the world of travel.<p>Unfortunately, it seems …

Los Angeles

This Could Be The Cheapest Way To Travel Around Europe

No matter the season, Europe is always a good idea — and even better if you can hit up multiple countries in one go. While budget airlines like …

Trains

Secret Paris: Hidden spots you didn’t know about

The French capital is renowned for being known as the “city of love” – for promising the travel experiences that will make visitors fall in love with …

It's Official: These are the Best and Worst Places for Women in the UK

Whether you're from the UK or you're thinking of moving over there, you'll likely know that London is considered one of the most pricey cities - not …

Where to stay in London

Calling all nightlife nuts, country bumpkins, spa seekers and explorers – London welcomes you. The capital has everything you could ever need for a …

7 Unique Coffee Shops in London You Need to Visit Immediately

Cute coffee shops are in no short supply in London, but with so many to choose from sometimes it can get a little overwhelming. If they all seem to …

Mapped: The UK's favourite slang words

If you travelled the length and breadth of the UK, you'd be met by a huge variety of dialects and words.<p>From the Cockney rhyming slang in parts of London and Scouse accents in Liverpool, to entirely different languages in parts of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Cornwall, there is incredible …

15 Paris Travel Tips That Might Save Your Life

The 2015 terrorist attacks caused an 8% drop in visitor numbers to Paris last year, taking €1 billion out of the local economy, and yet France …

France

11 Best Cities to Explore on Foot

A great way to explore a new city is on foot – to soak in the sounds, aromas and all the little details that make a place unique. Whether you’re on a …

A River Cruise Through the Heart of Europe

Riverside cities have their own special charm, from the canals of Amsterdam to the romantic Danube that divides Buda from Pest. With Avalon …