How to visit Area 51

Visiting Area 51 and the Extraterrestrial Highway in Nevada

So famous yet shrouded in mystery, what really happens in Area 51? Well, I can’t answer that for you sadly, but I can tell you how to visit, maybe you can…

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Visiting the Bibi ka Maqbara in Aurangabad, Southern India

The Bibi Ka Maqbara – A twin of the Taj

I was not aware that the Taj Mahal had a twin until I came across this blog post about the Bibi Ka Maqbara. Located in Aurangabad, Southern India, you’d be forgiven…

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Visit Colmar, a beautiful town in Alsace

An introduction to Colmar

 Overview: Colmar is one of the well-known gems of Alsace, the region of France that borders Germany. It’s rumoured to have inspired the setting for Beauty and the Beast but whether or…

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Where to go tubing in Laos, Vang Vieng

Tubing and Vang Vieng After Thirty

 Overview: To me, the idea of sitting in an inflatable rubber tube while casually drifting through a jungle river seems like the ideal way to spend a day. Throw in…

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Top 9 things to do in Cesis, Latvia

 Overview: Most people who have visited the Balkan country will have been to the capital city, Riga, but may not have ventured further afield, which is a shame. Cēsis is a 13th-century…

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Giethoorn, one of many hidden gems of Europe

Fairytale Secret Small Towns in Europe

 Overview: There are many of these hidden gem posts out there, often they are not really gems and more often than not, they are not that hidden! Not here, this…

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge and five more day trips you can easily make from London

Did you know you can do a day trip to the iconic Stonehenge from London? Odds are if you’re staying in the capital for more than a few days, an…

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A Day Trip to Sidi Bou Saïd: Tunisia’s Blue and White Gem

Day Trip to Sidi Bou Saïd: Tunisia’s Blue and White Gem

 Overview: While many people are familiar with Santorini, Greece for its immaculately white village perfectly paired with magnificent views of the Aegean Sea. On the other hand, Chefchaouen, Morocco, which…

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Visit Provins easy to get to from Paris

Introducing the medieval town of Provins

 Overview: Provins is a medieval town that still has its preserved medieval walls. Because it sat at a crossroads for many trade routes, it became a location of several merchant…

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Visiting Sicily

Portopalo di Capo Passero, a magical place of beaches and sunsets

 Overview: Portopalo di Capo Passero is a traditional old fishing village that really makes you feel as though you are travelling back into time, to an ancient and unforgettable world that…

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