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Omo sampling wildflowers with Evarist March | Costa Brava's Coastline

Nature is a source of life and also a source of culinary inspiration. During our road trip across Catalonia, we meet gastro-botanist Evarist March of NaturalWalks to explore Costa Brava’s coastline and learn about its influence on the region’s food

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Omo walking among beech trees in the forest of La Fageda d’en Jordà practising mindfulness

According to the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental wellbeing. This is mindfulness. Our visit

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Tech Review: Cellhire Mifi Mobile Hotspot

Small, portable mobile hotspots can be a lifesaver when travelling. This comparative review will take a look at the use of Cellhire MiFis in four countries.   Cellhire is considered a G.O.A.T. when it comes to the global telecoms market. With

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Woni Spotts, Antarctica | First Black Woman to Travel To Every Country in the World

Social media fuels the misleading impression that if a story doesn’t exist online, then perhaps it does not exist at all. We interviewed Ms Woni Spotts, a 55-year-old African American entrepreneur and, by her own account, possibly the first black

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Exploring Hamburg through images | Hamburg photo journal

This is the concluding piece of our two-part travel series on Hamburg, Germany. Mostly relying on the power of the written word, our blog brings to life the destinations, cultures, traditions and people we encounter on our travels. We love

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ScicSailing Gulet Cruise in Southwest Turkey

Forget the beach resort cliches of Southern Turkey. The best way to explore the stunning turquoise coast is by yacht with ScicSailing.    Me, with my girl on a yacht? Yes! Visions of myself on a posh yacht, sailing jewel

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Jersey gastronomy | The Island Break

The idea of an island break in the British Isles might raise a few sceptical eyebrows. However, Jersey, Channel Islands challenges the narrative by offering world-class gastronomy, a dose of culture and attractive beaches which make a great combination for

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Roomzzz Stratford Design suite

In megacities like London, traditional hotels are facing stiff competition from alternative travel accommodation options. Aparthotels have positioned themselves as extended stay hotels. We went to Roomzzz Stratford to experience one for ourselves. This was a sponsored stay. However, all

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Contemplating villa accommodation?

Are you planning a vacation for couples, family or a group and evaluating your accommodation options? Before hitting ‘BOOK NOW’, take a moment to read this post and find out why villa accommodation could make a difference on your next

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Is Tunisia Back as a Travel Option? We Think So!

As Tunisia receives renewed interest from travellers seeking a unique blend of Mediterranean sea and sun with traditional North African hospitality and no crowds, we share highlights of our visit to Tunis, the capital city and our experience of Arab/Andalusian

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31 Things to Do in Holland During the Winter via @dipyourtoesin

Spring may be on the horizon, but don’t give up on taking a winter holiday yet. The Netherlands has a plethora of things to do during the winter months, whether you’re visiting on a weekend city break, or road tripping

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Why Lapland should be on your travel wish list

Starting the first of a three-part winter destination series, Cat Ekkelboom-White, a destination wedding photographer and blogger explores Levi in Finnish Lapland and provides reasons why Lapland should be on every travel wish list. It is a running joke between

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Are you prepared for your next adventure? Before booking that last minute deal to zipline through the jungle or snowmobile in the Arctic, take the time to ask yourself several key health questions. This can help ensure good health and safety

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The Ultimate Mexico City Playlist

Don’t have the time or money to hop on a flight to Mexico? This ultimate Mexico City (Spotify) playlist will virtually transport you to the vibrant streets of the city lovingly referred to as CDMX (Ciudad de México)! Music is an

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The City with the World's Best Tacos

If you want to know the truth of a matter, always go to its source. Based on that premise, when it comes to finding the world’s best tacos, the source of truth, in our opinion, is México City. We recently

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Book your tickets, and get ready to explore Madeira, Portugal: A World Leading Island Destination

In this second and final part of our travel series on Madeira, Portugal, we showcase the island’s spectacular natural landscape and unique biodiversity. On a road trip from south to north, we learn why Madeira has been called a ‘world

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Download our Mini Vacation Travel Guide to Luxembourg

To conclude our travel series on one of Europe’s little-known but very endearing destinations, we share our curated mini vacation travel guide to Luxembourg. This downloadable PDF guide contains travel tips and suggestions for visitors to Luxembourg City and the

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Visit Luxembourg | ©HDYTI

“The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg”, is a perfectly acceptable answer to the question, “Where can I go for a mini-vacation?” Over a summer weekend, we had the chance to visit Luxembourg and experience the country’s diversity through its food culture.

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Summer in New York City | What does Your Perfect New York Summer Day Look Like?

When seeking travel advice, you may come across the expression ‘the locals know best’. That expression is especially true for a place like New York City. Following our naive attempt to ‘do New York in 24 hours’, we decided to

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Copper Rivet Gin Distillery, Chatham, Medway

This is a story of an iconic battle you’ve probably never heard of which took place on a river you’ve also probably never heard of. Curious? Then let us take you on a journey through history to the Battle of

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WannaCrypt Ransomware Hospitality Industry Implications

In a departure from our usual destination-focused articles, we shift our attention to the global hospitality industry to discuss the recent WannaCrypt ransomware, cyber security and the implications for industry; including large brands, small business operators, industry associations and customers. 

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Empowering Women in Travel: Alessandra Alonso

Alessandra Alonso is the founder of the Women in Travel meet-up initiative. She is one person we have been eager to meet for a while. Ahead of her trip to the 2017 Arabian Travel Market (ATM), we met up with her to

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Oneika Raymond: Traveller, Brand Ambassador and Community Builder

Every time we come across the hashtag #BlackGirlMagic (typically used in context to describe a female of African descent who is pushing boundaries in her chosen field, achieving her goals and inspiring her community), there are a few women that

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Visiting Los Angeles? Easy Itinerary Suggestions for the Chilled-Out Traveller

In continuation of our series of travel articles on California, we provide easy itinerary suggestions for visiting Los Angeles, California. LA is often known for its glitz and glamour. However, locals might argue that their city is bursting with things to do

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