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5 Food Markets That Every Traveller Needs To See

Food markets are just as the name implies: large, open markets that specialise in a wide variety of different foods and cuisines. These kinds of markets have been around forever and offer a fantastic opportunity to taste the foods in the local area.

From Southeast Asia to Africa, food markets are one of the best ways of obtaining fresh, locally sourced produce often at a fraction of the cost of what a conventional supermarket would charge. These are some of the world’s very best food markets and should be on every traveller’s bucket list.

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Green Hotels Around The World

The travel industry has been changed forever, but there’s still a need to start making our global travel habits as eco-friendly as possible, especially as more and more countries try and curb their emissions. One of the ways that travellers can visit a new country without worrying about their environmental impact is by visiting a green hotel, which are venues that strive to ensure that the services they offer are not damaging to the environment around them. These are some of the best green hotels from across the globe that are worth staying at while travelling.

 

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The World’s Most Incredible Temples Worth Seeing

Humans have always had a unique passion when it comes to religious endeavours, which is why some of our greatest constructions have been linked with a belief system. Whether it’s the massive cathedrals in France or the beautiful mosques that offer sanctuary to the Islamic nations, we’ve spent countless centuries building and maintaining some truly beautiful sites of worship. For the traveller that’s interested in seeing a variety of new temples during their travels, these are the ones that are not worth missing.

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Travel Tips

The Best Gadgets For Travelling Internationally

Travelling has become an industry that’s been completely revolutionised by the expansion of modern technology. Not only does this apply to the methods of transport that we use to get around, but also how the entire process has become almost entirely automated. But technology isn’t just for the travel providers, but also for the travellers. There is a wide range of different gadgets available on the market that can make travelling a lot easier, whether it’s travelling domestically or to an entirely new country. These are the gadgets that anyone serious about travelling should have in their backpack.

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Travel Tips

Top Thrill Seeker Activities Globally

Some head off on holiday for beautiful scenery, relaxing days on the beach, and perhaps a bit of foreign cuisine indulging. Others, however, aren’t happy with a holiday unless their heart is racing, and eyes bulging from excitement. Yes, thrill seeking is becoming increasingly popular, and we’re on board with that.

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Places

5 Must-See Sites In The English Countryside

There is a magical quality to the English countryside. From the wild and desolate landscapes to those which are lush and quaint, the countryside of England boasts something for everyone’s tastes!

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Local Food

Eating The Journey – Best Airline Food

Every traveller knows that the journey is where the actual globetrotting beauty of the experience is to be found. And since the journey starts the second you leave your home, just about everything from that point on out is part of the experience of the journey – including the quality of the food that gets served on the plane.

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Local Food

The Top 5 Cities With The Best Street food

There are a lot of very good reasons to travel. Some might want to experience a totally new culture, others might want to explore a place that they have never been before. But for many – possibly the majority – there are few reasons to visit a new place that are quite as enticing as trying the local foods. Street foods are incredibly popular for both travellers and locals, and they’re often endemic to a certain area, which is almost always a large city of some kind. For anyone dying to visit a new city to try a new street food, these are the top cities with the best foods on offer.

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5 Unexpected Top Travel Destinations

Los Cabos, Mexico

The best things in life generally happen when we least expect them to. And as it turns out, so do the best travel destinations! Who wants to see and do what everyone else has seen and done already in any way? Those who have a true and ongoing love affair with travelling the globe all know that there is a special travel experience to be found in those places least expected to appear on the seasoned traveller’s bucket list.

First up on our list is a very special place indeed. Los Cabos in Mexico is one of those hidden jewels less-travelled and managed to make it on to our list of top 5 because of it being home to one of the largest national marine parks in the world. Cabo Pulmo National Park was classified officially “protected” in the 90s. The site has also been classified a UNESCO heritage site because of its marine productivity, its absolutely astonishing biodiversity and its sheer and untampered-with natural beauty.

Placencia, Belize

Belize generally brings to mind images of the cays. But those who dare venture only a short distance further South will before long happen upon Placencia, a quaint fishing village situated directly on the mainland’s waterfront. Placencia is all about colour and water and light. The village is made up of industry and bright houses and buildings only very recently travel-discovered.

The locals each have a story to tell about their village and its surroundings. One such local owns the first luxury resort to have been developed in the area, namely Itz’ana. The resort’s owner collects ancient Mayan artifacts and the stories told by this very special Placencia resident are every bit as colourful as the local scenery itself.

Mexico City

If this seems like a strange choice for a list such as this one, then its perhaps time to explore the real Mexico City. Ironically enough, discovering Mexico City has precious little to do with what’s visible at first glance, much like when you visit Bingo café UK there’s a lot to offer under the surface. Its in fact the marvelous secret world underneath that makes of this very special region a place worth mentioning on our list of unexpected top destinations.

There are in fact various temples buried at least 7m below Mexico City’s Metropolitan Cathedral. The temples were accidentally discovered by electricity workers back in 1978. Exciting too is that the excavations and discoveries are ongoing.

Poland

Yes, Poland. Warsaw is more than just a tragic part of Jewish history. Today, Warsaw is simply filled with light and art and culture. And then of course there is Katowice, a slightly lesser-known Polish city, but every bit as discoverable as magical Warsaw.

Krabi, Thailand

Situated to the south of Thailand, Krabi is unspoilt, under the radar and very much undiscovered by the masses. Whether staying at the luxurious Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton resort ready to welcome home the weary traveller, or at one of the few local over-night stays, nobody ever really wants to leave Krabi.

Go there and you’ll instantly know why.

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Travel Tips

Helpful Tips For Travelling Abroad Safely

Travelling is one of the great pastimes of the modern age, with millions of people from every continent having the ability to hop on a plane and fly to a completely new place for a relatively low price. Travelling has plenty of benefits, but not everything can be good all the time, and sometimes crime does happen. If you’re thinking of taking a trip to a new country, there are a number of steps you can take to ensure that you can avoid most forms of crime.