The world speaks your language. It’s true!

Travel is one of the best things on earth. The more you travel, the more you realise that other countries and other people are pretty much the same. With the global economies, and global businesses that spit out global products (Coke, Disney, Marvel etc) it comes as no surprise when you are walking through Colombia and you hear BTS on…

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At last . . your bucket (list) of food

Have you suppered on a sandbar, dined with sharks or had a hot meal next to a hot spring? If not, visit these 12 hotels where the food is as fancy as the thread count, and find your perfect somewhere. The Peninsula ParisLocated just steps away from the Arc de Triomphe, The Peninsula Paris is triumphal indeed. For proof of…

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The real Nevada for Aussies

More than anywhere in the US, the city of Las Vegas defines its home state. But to discover the real Nevada in 2022, here’s a tar-lined itinerary to take you on the road less traveled. For decades, the state of Nevada has been an enigma to Australian travellers; a mystery that’s been overshadowed by mischaracterisations of brutal desert landscapes, obscene…

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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 Mexican travelers. Are you planning…

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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. It’s a buzzing city where ancient temples are flanked by towering skyscrapers (the Taipei 101…

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Save the planet: try a no-fly cruise

Now that travel is getting even easier, and many of the world’s great destinations are waiting to welcome us all, Fred. Olsen wants everyone to enjoy sailing once again, on a much-deserved escape this summer. With this in mind, they’ve created some fantastic offers on a range of hand-crafted cruises departing over the coming months. There are short breaks and…

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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 to experience Japan’s magnificent reopening…

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Cave + boat ride. Are you ready?

Mother nature has provided so many mind-blowing spectacles for us humans to explore and desire. So much so that we will likely not see them all. But that doesn’t stop us from trying, especially when some of them are so accessible and “special” in the true sense of the word. Portugal is (to us) a country that is well known,…

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Here’s why you’ll like this Mount Kilimanjaro Day Trip Hike

We’re sure that everyone who reads our site are confident travellers, with a list of destinations that is long as their arms – us included. And, alas, if you’re mature travellers like us, the list is probably longer than the days that we have remaining on Mother Earth. That’s not meant to sound gloomy or negative – it’s just the…

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You can be a speedboat captain. Here’s how.

Most of us are willing – and sometimes champing at the bit – to be able to do things that we’re not usually supposed to do. Hang-gliding through enemy airspace is one, and that’s just silly. But here’s one that’s not. Be a captain for a day and tick off this amazing bucket-list experience. Renting the brand new 17ft (5m)…

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You can ride a giant mechanical elephant.

For some reason, some people think of France (and the French) as being a bit stiff and humourless. Of course, nothing could be further from the truth (Jacques Tati anyone?) And while the country takes some things very seriously – their cuisine and their history come to mind – France is as fun and diverse and joyful and playful as…

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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 abbey church in the City…

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