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The best value European cities to explore on a budget

If you’re hungry for travel but have a limited budget, look to these great value European cities where you can experience their magic without breaking... read more

Video: 3 Reasons You'll Love Marseille

France's largest port town, on the magical Mediterranean, has been transformed in recent years.  You'll still find the charms of its Old Port, the oldest... read more

The Perfect Brew: Destinations for Coffee Lovers

The origin of coffee and its first use has long been steeped in legend and mystery. One such tale reports that it wasn’t humans, but... read more

Bangkok Awarded 4th in 'The Travellers’ Choice Destination Awards for Asia

Earlier this year, ‘The Travellers’ Choice Destination Awards were announced and Bangkok came in 4th in the Asia Awards for the second year running. Congrats... read more

5 Fascinating Mayan Facts

When visiting Mexico, and in particular the Yucatan Peninsula, you will likely have the opportunity to explore some Mayan ruins. Taking a tour is a... read more

A New Reason To Visit Newfoundland - Mistaken Point Recently Designated An UNESCO World Heritage Site

Up to 580 million years after their seafloor habitat was abruptly buried in volcanic ash, some of our earliest and weirdest ancestors are finally getting... read more

Hidden Gem: Montenegro's Bay of Kotor

The Old City of Kotor is a well preserved town typical of the Middle Ages, built between the 12th and 14th century. Kotor is wedged... read more

Celebrate Shakespeare’s Legacy As England Commemorates The 400 Anniversary Of His Death

2016 commemorates 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare (1564-1616); this special anniversary year is a truly unique opportunity to visit his home town Stratford-upon-Avon in... read more

Where are Europe’s Happiest Cities?

One of the best parts about travelling is getting to meet interesting (and hopefully happy) people along the way, but what cities boast the most... read more

Easter Island: A Bucket List Destination

Easter Island is one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites, yet it is also one of the least visited. The Island was known as... read more