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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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Places

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.

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Hotels

The World’s Most Expensive Hotels

All hotels can be defined as establishments that provide paid accommodations on bases of varying length, but the difference comes in as to the level of comfort you can expect.

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Hotels

How To Pick Your Hotel

It doesn’t matter how far away you’re traveling or who you’re traveling with, the stress of picking the right hotel can be a big one. For one thing, you may not know anything about the city or even the country you’re visiting. All you have to go on is the images you see on the website and maybe the recommendation of a friend or someone you met once and are now Facebook friends with. That’s not always enough.

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Travel Tips

Top 5 Items To Pack For International Travel

Overseas travel is a big one, even for those who have done it numerous times. There are so many things to think about before you get to the airport, that it can often feel like you’re going to forget something vital. That’s why a packing list is such an essential part of any travel preparation.

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Travel Tips

Top Tips For The Solo Traveler

Travelling alone is one of the most life-affirming things a person can do. It’s exhilarating because you get to make the choices and get to do only the things that interest you. It’s also scary because it’s all on you and there is no one to share the memories with then and there.

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Travel Tips

8 Essentials for Your Hand Luggage

Packing for travel can sometimes feel like solving a puzzle. How do you bring everything you need and nothing you don’t while strategically placing everything in the right bags for easy access? It’s actually very simple when you start with your hand luggage.