The Real Barcelona! Getting To Know The City’s Hidden Treasures

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The stunning architecture, the vibrant culture, the passionate football fans, the delicious and ample tapas… It’s easy to see why so many travel-hungry tourists are in love with Barcelona. It’s one of those cities where you visitors can (and do) spend entire days simply walking around and taking in the sights, sounds, and scents of the city. But like all major cities, Barcelona has its tourist traps. Those iconic and celebrated landmarks that are hailed as “must-see” by every guide on the bookstore shelf… but that all too often underwhelm when we see them in person. Not least because they’re …

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Make Your Next Getaway a Camping Trip

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When the majority of people book a holiday, they’ll generally book some sort of beach break where they can lounge about in the sun. A flight is usually involved and the stay will generally last between one and two weeks. These types of holiday can be great as an opportunity to let your hair down and relax. But it’s also important to remember that there are other options out there too! If you’re looking for a break that’s a little closer to home, or one that will give you a chance to immerse yourself in nature and the outdoors, camping …

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For Travellers and Foreign Students: Four Things to Remember to Make Living as a Local Much Easier

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While many think that being a tourist means being pampered and comforted, more and more people are taking a more pragmatic approach to travel. These tourists have realised that going on holidays is not just about getting an escape. It is also about gaining new experiences, which they will treasure for a very long, long time. Whether you are a long-term tourist or a foreign student looking to spend some time in a destination, adopting the local lifestyle will surely help. This is because it allows you to become part of the environment. You get to take part in the …

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5 Reasons To Visit Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland is often overlooked as a holiday destination in favor of the Republic of Ireland. If you take the time to do a bit of research, you’ll find that this beautiful country has so much to offer in terms of culture and it’s breathtaking landscape.   It really is an undiscovered gem of a country, you’ll wonder why you didn’t go sooner.  #1 There’s Something For Everyone Northern Ireland is the place to go for any kind of holiday (though they can’t promise too much sun).  Whether you’re looking for a city break in Belfast, hiking through the beautiful countryside …

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Why You Should Book a Last Minute Trip to Australia!

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Have you had enough of the wet, wind and rain? Of course you have, this time of year is always pretty miserable, especially once the festivities of Christmas are over and we still have a fair wait until spring. So if you want to get away and feel some sunshine on your face for a while, where could be better than Australia? Since the southern hemisphere is in the middle of a scorching summer, you certainly won’t be short of sunny weather. A truly spectacular destination with incredible scenery, wildlife and so much to see and do, Australia is a …

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Where To Go For Educational Travel

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It’s common knowledge that travel can be extremely educational; it can teach people how to look after themselves, expand their horizons, and ultimately get to know themselves. However, if you’re after a different kind of learning experience, a real educational experience that you cannot get from school, books, or TV, then incorporating certain places into the destinations you travel to or plan to go to in your lifetime is a must. If you are one of those people who make it a point never to stop learning then next time you have some time off, use it wisely and some …

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4 Things To Do In Egypt

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If you are a great lover of history, one country that is no doubt central in your travel bucket list is Egpyt. With a history dating back thousands of years, there is nowhere on earth quite like it. Where ancient civilizations meet the modern hustle and bustle, you will never be bored, and your amazement will barely cease.  Well known for the fascinating ruins and tombs that define the country and it’s landscape, the country also offers some beautiful beaches, relaxing resorts, and the opportunity to cruise the Nile and take in this breathtaking country at a more leisurely pace.  …

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Fear of Flying? You Can Still Travel!

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For those of us who travel frequently, boarding a plane isn’t all that much different to boarding a bus. Once you’ve done it a few times and know the procedure, it becomes second nature, and you don’t worry about the journey any more than you would be getting into a car. However, for some people, they simply aren’t able to shake their fear of flying, and this phobia can be a real issue. It can be enough to put people off travel for good and means they’re never able to visit the incredible foreign lands that they once dreamed of.  …

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What You Should Know Before Visiting Bhutan

Landlocked between China, Tibet, and India and surrounded by the Himalaya’s is Bhutan. A country rich in culture and traditions is a must-visit country for any traveler wanting to explore some of the worlds lesser-traveled destinations. Bhutan is under 15,000 square miles of land. With a tourism industry only dating back to the 1970s, Bhutan is fiercely protective of its traditions making it the perfect place to visit for those wishing to experience new cultures, or simply to trek. And with Bhutan only receiving around 70, 000 visitors per year, you won’t feel overwhelmed by other tourists as you explore …

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4 Things That Make Brisbane The Quintessential Australian City

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There are many reasons why a trip to Australia appeals to adventurous holidaymakers all over the world. First off, and most obvious is the incredible weather that is at its warmest when the rest of the world is digging out its thermal underwear. There’s also the incredible and unique ecosystem with stunning plant and animal life that can’t be seen anywhere else on Earth. Then, of course, there’s the beaches. Oh, and who can forget the food! And the wine? Oh my goodness. You simply haven’t lived until you’ve visited an Aussie winery (although their Kiwi neighbours are no slouches …

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