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Railway to Heaven: a Trip on the Qinghai-Tibet Train

The lofty snowcapped Kunlun Mountains are veiled in a wispy mist as the train climbs up a steep mountain pass, trudging toward Lhasa. Through the window, great expanses of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau roll into view: grasslands dotted with black yaks and prayer flags fluttering from gold-topped temples. This is definitely the ‘roof of the world’....

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Travel Guide to Toulouse, France (What is there to See and Do)

Deciding that France is the country that is your next destination shouldn’t be difficult. Filled with abundances of charm, culture, colours and cuisine there are always tons of things to choose from. Paris has the romance and Bordeaux has its but there is one place that has often been overlooked until now, France’s fourth largest city: Toulouse. About Toulouse...

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St. Moritz: an Adventure in Fine Dining and Gastronomy

With its lavish 5* hotels and high end luxury shopping St Moritz, once the preserve of aristocracy, is one of the swankiest ski resorts in Europe. Fortunately St. Moritz is no longer just a place for the upper classes, and the atmosphere nowadays is relaxed and welcoming. It’s no surprise that the resort has a gastronomic heritage to match with...

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Millie Mackintosh and Hugo Taylor’s Travel Destination is Giving us Serious Holiday Envy

Millie Mackintosh and Hugo Taylor have picked a seriously beautiful destination for their honeymoon. The newlyweds have pulled out all the stops for their honeymoon, heading to summer hotspot Greece for a sun-soaked getaway following their lavish wedding. The former Made in Chelsea stars opted for the chic island of Crete for their romantic break, staying...

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How to have an Authentic Spanish Experience in Malaga

For millions of Brits, Malaga is too often just the gateway to Marbella or Torremolinos – but get past the airport arrivals lounge and you discover a beautiful city that is rich in art, history and culture. You get a real flavour of Spanish life here and, although the population is more than 500,000, there...

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Nusa Penida Diving Trip

If you’re an experienced scuba diver, there’s a high chance Indonesia in on your list. With places such as Komodo National Park, the Nusa Islands, the Gili Islands and Raja Ampat – there are several diving sites to consider. As I just started diving this year, I won’t be covering all the diving destinations in Indonesia – I’m...

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Planning a Trip to Bali | Everything You Need to Know

Wondering where to go in Bali? How to create the perfect Bali itinerary? I’m very happy to help you plan a trip to Bali that you’re going to remember. Why should you trust me? Well – Bali was my base for more than a year so I feel like I know Bali pretty well! The...

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How to Enjoy Las Vegas on a Budget

Las Vegas might not be the first holiday destination you think of for a budget travel experience. However, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to hear that Sin City isn’t all Michelin-starred restaurants and exclusive VIP nightclubs. Yes, there are plenty of ways to soak up the glitz and glamor of Vegas while saving money on food,...

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Trekking the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia

“Those Warthogs” said our guide Ayuba pointing at a pig-like creature grazing nearby, “want to destroy my home”. If I had felt sleepy from our long eight-hour drive from the capital, Addis Ababa, the jolt from this astonishing statement put paid to that. I was imagining that they could do a lot of damage and...

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48 hours in San Francisco, California, USA

If you think it’s all about the bright and breezy harbour, its world famous bridge and a history based on the gold rush of 1849, then San Francisco still has some secrets for you to explore. Two thousand years ago it was all sand dunes and fog with just 500 native Americans living on this untamed land....