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Top travel tips for eco-conscious travelers

Before you pack your bags and start your journey, make sure you travel with the planet in mind and do so responsibly. Traveling is a fantastic experience, but wherever you go, you should consider ways of giving back to the people and the places you visit. Our affiliate friends World Nomads offers you the…

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Have you always wanted to experience the beaches, rainforests and outback of Australia?

YHA is giving away a jaw-dropping prize pack to set you up for the ultimate adventure in Oz.  Unique and sustainable accommodation across Australia. Connecting you to opportunities, experiences and a community of curious travellers.YHA is giving away a jaw-dropping prize pack to set you up for the ultimate adventure in Oz.Read more here courtesy…

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From London to Peru: 7 of the best Chinatowns around the world

Few cultures have left such a tangible mark on the world’s biggest cities. While the first Chinatown popped up in Manila in the 1500s, dozens more appeared around the globe in the 19th and 20th centuries. From Bangkok to New York, these often hard-hit ‘hoods have endured over the years, morphing from immigrant enclaves to…

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What you need to know before your summer trip to Mexico

Summer 2022 is approaching, and now that we've got the hang of safety measurements and procedures, we can safely start planning our next travel adventure. This year, many Americans are traveling south to Mexico, our neighboring country. According to official Mexico City airport arrival data, Americans are the second largest group visiting the capital after…

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See the home of bubble tea

Taipei is the cosmopolitan capital city of Taiwan, and a surprising mix of futuristic modernism and ancient tradition. Home to 2.6 million citizens, it’s a city that never sleeps with renowned night markets featuring arguably some of the most amazing street food in the world. The Raohe Street Night Market in Taipei [] It’s…

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Be First To Japan!

Like many of the Asian countries, Japan has opted to carefully plan its reopening to the world. And that makes good sense for everyone. But, the country has finally announced the way forward. And we've got some great options for you to book your trip, courtesy of our affiliate friends WendyWu Tours. Be the first…

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You should visit Westminster Abbey. But, which one?

The name Westminster Abbey should ring loud and clear to almost anyone who travels. It is one of the biggest attractions (and biggest buildings) in London and is instantly recognisable. If this is news to you, for background, Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic…

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Why you might want to skip Athens this time ….

Even if you're not a history nut, Greece is always a delight. From the non-stop frenzy of Athens, to the perfect silence of island like Paros, Greece always has a pleasant surprise for you. One of the world's most popular tourist destinations, ranking in the world's top 20 countries, Greece will capture you, calling you to slow…

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Bilbao wow! Why this should be your next destination in Spain.

Most travellers to Spain rush immediately to the big names: Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Valencia and Toledo. It's true that all of these cities have everything that a tourist to Spain wants: sun, history, museums, superlative food and that je ne sais quoi that European cities seem to bask (no pun intended) in. Your first trip…

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Where can you see a drive-in volcano?

St. Lucia, that's where! St. Lucia is proof that all islands are not created equal. Named after Saint Lucy of Syracuse, it’s the only country named after a female historical figure—but that’s not its only claim to fame. [] The island’s natural, unspoiled beauty has helped St. Lucia earn the distinction of being awarded the…

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100,000 crosses

Some simply believe, no matter the odds. If you’re a religious ephemera afficianado, then the Hill of Crosses is a place that you should seek. Located in northern Lithuania, not far from the city of Siauliai, the hill is the resting place of over 100,000 crosses, crucifixes, statues and carvings places on the site by…

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