The Gap Year Conundrum – Surely More British Students Would Love to Take a Gap Year?

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As a firm believer in feeding my wanderlust and as someone who maintains my own travel-related blog, I spend hours on end drawing inspiration from other fellow travel-bloggers and “life-livers.” Yes it’s great to have a platform over which to share my own travel stories, my points of view and my travel dreams, but it’s always nice to be able to entertain the one topic I’m most passionate about from the point of view of other travellers and travel bloggers as well. Continue Reading ›

Cruising Across the Atlantic – Destination USA

Atlantic Cruise

A transatlantic cruise headed in the direction of the Americas makes for a great way to get away from the northern hemisphere winter, especially if the ultimate destination includes some Caribbean locations. The closer one gets to the equator, the more in line they are to enjoy guaranteed summer climates because some Caribbean locations do indeed have all-year-round summers. Those which have anything close to winter like the Cayman Islands have very mild winters in comparison to many other locations. Continue Reading ›

8 Ways to Enjoy Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo

Since the entire principality of Monaco only covers a total surface area of 2.02 square kilometres, narrowing one’s destination down to Monte Carlo naturally raises some concerns as to having enough to do while visiting this often very mystified part of the world. Surprisingly however, there are so many things to do within the 0.61 square kilometre perimeter of Monte Carlo alone, let alone the entire principality, which on your best days you could literally walk through it at least once over. Continue Reading ›

Mediterranean Road-Trip from Seville to Barcelona

Mediterannean Coast

Admittedly, there are a few options available to you if you’re keen on a Mediterranean road-trip up Spain’s south coast right up the north-east, one of which is driving from anywhere in Andalucía to Figueres. Unless the Mediterranean makes for just one leg of a much more extensive continental road-trip though and you’re passing through in your own car, taking a more pragmatic itinerary will have you getting a whole lot more out of the time you spend in Spain. So it’s perhaps best to do the Seville-to-Barcelona route. This way you won’t be limiting yourself only to the coast as there are some hidden inland gems to discover and complement your coastal foray with.

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Top Landmarks in Europe

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The European continent has a really long history and it was created by the cultural developments of many unique societies. Travelling in different parts of Europe provides you with different experiences. Each country within Europe have their own cultural and historical landmarks. Hundreds of thousands of tourists come to these European countries each year, keen to learn about the history behind them. We have gathered some of the top landmarks that are really worth visiting in Europe.

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6 Tips for Bargain Travel in Europe

6 Bargain Tips for Travel in Europe

The Old Continent is an amazing place to explore, but unfortunately it is surrounded with a myth of being too expensive for tourists, which discourages a lot of people from traveling there. If there is anything life is teaching us with years and experience that is that everything that is expensive can be made cheap with some careful planning and previous research. In fact, traveling to Europe on a budget is not only possible, but it can also be much better and exciting than luxurious full-package deals you might get from various agencies. Here is how to do it.

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Best Retro Bars in Europe

Le Fantome - Paris

When travelling around Europe, it’s great to find somewhere where you can get to know the locals people and enjoy a few games on a pool table or drink a refreshing cocktail. Wherever you go in Europe, there are always fantastic retro bars to visit. Take a look at the list below to see a few of the best places to visit on your travels, some of which I visited on my own travels. One of my favourites was actually Le Fantome in Paris and that’s also the first in my list!

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Three of the Most Common Myths Regarding Ski Holidays

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Now, this is something I’ve never done but would love to. I almost had the opportunity when I was in Austria but one thing led to another and I was only in Austria for three days despite meaning to stay there for a week however, that’s a story for another day.

I know for a fact though that a skiing holiday is probably one of the most exciting and fun filled holidays that you could go on. From the adrenaline rush you get when gliding down the slopes to the taste of that well-earned hot chocolate, or alcoholic beverage, in the chalet afterwards. However, whenever I’ve spoken to someone about going skiing, a lot of the replies I get are about how expensive it is or whatever other myth they’ve been told by this person or that person. Well, I figured that for my next post, I would look into three of the most common myths about skiing and why they aren’t true.

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