17 Hidden European gems you must visit

There are so many smaller towns and cities in Europe that are begging to be discovered. Wherever you find yourself, there is an adventure to be had nearby. I loved this blog because it shares the same attitude as myself, take advantage of any situation wherever you may be. You are never lost, just discovering …

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Prague: Six Sights for Saturday

Bridges over the River Vltava

 Overview: Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is a real gem of Europe. A drop-dead gorgeous city, this post from Suzanne, of travel blog Sightseeing Shoes, it’s a list of the cannot miss attractions. Here’s what Suzanne has to say about the post: ‘On a short city break, you have to narrow down everything you …

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Exploring 7 Cultural Points in Sri Lanka

Seven cultural suggestion while visiting Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is very much on the rise as a destination, and rightfully so. For over thirty years the country was suffering a civil war, but since that has ended, it has quickly proven a popular spot for visitors with a rich and diverse cultural history as well as offering great value as a destination. …

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Seven things to do when visiting Exeter

 Overview: Exeter is often overlooked by travellers coming to the UK. However, when you are visiting the South West of England and looking for things to do, it is a wonderful base. As a university city, there is plenty going on but it hasn’t lost it’s small city charm. What to do in Exeter This …

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What to see in Western Australia: Top tips

What to do and where to go when visiting Western Australia

Visiting Western Australia can be rather daunting. Most people begin their visit in Perth but after that where is there to go? Well, luckily I came across this perfect blog from top blogger Becki on her site Borders of Adventure. This blog lists the top places to see and what to do when you’re there, …

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30 Incredible Things to do in Ottawa Canada

30 amazing things to do in Ottowa

 Overview: In this fantastic list of 30 Incredible things to do in Ottowa has been put together by Janine Good for her blog, Fill My Passport. Rather than just being a straight forward list, it also includes information about prices of activities so it can really help you to plan out how much you expect to …

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What to see and do in Ho Chi Minh City also known as Saigon

Things to do in Saigon

First of all, is it Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City? Saigon officially became Ho Chi Minh City when the city merged with the surrounding Gia Định Province. Given how many people still refer to it as Saigon you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a recent thing, however, it actually happened over 40 years …

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Visiting Rottnest Island, the complete lowdown

Visiting quokkas on Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island, or Rotto to the locals, is a small island off the coast of Western Australia. With a permanent population of around 100 people, the island is only a little over 7 square miles in size but attracts around 500,000 visitors each year. If you are visiting Perth then taking a day to explore …

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Must Do’s in Merida Mexico

 Overview: Merida is a city steeped in culture from years of heavy Mayan, Spanish, French, British and Dutch influences and it a fantastic place to visit in Mexico. This post, about things to do when visiting Merida, comes from Faith Coates and her blog XYU & Beyond. It is a great intro to the Mexican city and …

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10 Must Visit Attractions in La Paz, Bolivia!

 Overview: Bolivia’s capital, La Paz, has become a major destination for many backpackers and adventure travel enthusiasts as this post from Luke, on his blog Treasures of Travelling, highlights. There are many great things to see and do when visiting La Paz and the surrounding area, I’ll let Luke explain further. Arriving in La Paz “Our …

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