The UK is an awesome place to visit, and the best way to see the most unforgettable sites is to have the freedom of your own vehicle. Being involved with a tour group means that you will only see what the tour leader wants you to see and eat where the tour stops for a meal. You don’t have the…

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With the summer holidays just around the corner, many of us will be thinking of booking a well-deserved break. But whilst a trip to Europe, or even further afield may be tempting, many have instead decided to travel north to Scotland. There’s good reason for this. No airport queues, no language barriers and all you need to do is pack…

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Ubud Hanging Gardens Resort, Bali

If you’re looking for a cool luxury place to stay in Bali, you’ll be hard pressed to find better than Ubud Hanging Gardens Resort, a spectacular, gravity defying hotel with private pool villas perched on the misted terraces of the Ayung River gorge in Bali. 38 private pool villas and suites are located in the steep rice terraces of Ubud, known…

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Located at the heart of the Iberian Peninsula at an altitude of over 600m above sea level, Madrid is the highest capital city in Europe. It is really challenging to tell when is the perfect time of a year to visit Spanish capital. In the summer temperature goes above 35 °C and in the winter the snow-covered landscape never loses…

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The perfect ski holiday isn’t about excellent slopes alone. It’s about the resorts, the weather, the food, the culture and everything else besides. The question being – where to set your sights this winter? Whether looking to travel near or far, there’s a whole world of incredible ski destinations at your fingertips. The following 10 represent perhaps the best places…

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February half-term will be upon you before you know it and this year, like any other year, you’ve overspent on the holiday season. Now it’s time to start thinking of where you’ll spend half-term and right about now, a ski holiday sounds amazing. After all the pushing and shoving to get through the crowds of holiday shoppers, you just want…

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Iceland boasts a fascinating landscape with volcanoes and mighty glaciers. It is home to an astounding variety of Arctic animals of air, land and, sea. Keep reading this interactive guide to Iceland’s wildlife to discover more about the fantastic animals that are native to Iceland. Snowy Owl Scientific name: Bubo scandiacus This master predator finds its prey during both day…

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Whether they’re on your doorstep or half a world away, national parks, game reserves and protected marine environments are some of the planet’s most precious resources. Taking a solo trip to visit them or using the experience as a way to introduce your kids to the creatures we share our home with can be incredibly eye-opening and meaningful. Here we…

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Whenever UK tourism is touched upon, a certain L-word usually comes to the forefront of the conversation. As we all know, London is one of the premier tourist destinations in the world and this means that the rest of the UK barely gets a sniff. As today’s topic might have already suggested, this is somewhat unfair. After all, if you…

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Africa, especially East Africa, is home to some of the most stunning landscapes both natural and man-made and some unique cultures reside there. Once your flights and accommodation are booked, and there are plenty of options to choose from if you check out Africa safaris at africaodyssey.com, both natural and man-made sites are there to inspire and enjoy. Once your…

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 As scenic places go, New Zealand’s has epic scenery in abundance! Lord of the Rings was filmed here and The Hobbit for this very reason. New Zealand has spectacularly diverse and beautiful landscape with vast mountain ranges, steaming volcanoes, stunning coastlines, deeply indented fiords and lush rainforests. Comparable in size or shape to Great Britain, Colorado or Japan, New Zealand…

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When you go on holiday, it’s normal to leave the country and visit other places. This year, why not spend it exploring your own backyard? The UK is home to a number of beautiful caravan pitches and touring locations, if only you know where to look. Wonder no longer, here are 10 camping spots in the UK we recommend you…

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It’s probably fair to say that the Northern Lights are the single most spectacular show put on by mother nature, anywhere in the world. More formally known as the Aurora, catching glimpse of the Northern Lights for the very first time can be a truly life-changing experience. It’s the kind of celestial light show that has the power to reduce…

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The Dordogne region of France is a place I’ve wanted to explore for a while now and finally got the chance in May with a wedding I photographed in the Dordogne at Domaine de La Léotardie. The dates coincided nicely with our boys school half-term so we made it into a family holiday and here’s all about about our stay along with…

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Have you ever dreamed of visiting the Great Barrier Reef in Australia while you bask in the intense heat? The Whitsunday Islands might be the right location for you if you want to experience something incredibly beautiful while having the adventure of your life. As a group of islands located off the coast of Queensland, the Whitsundays will blow your…

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While it would be nice to think that your vacation allows you to get away for a few weeks at a time, in reality this just isn’t always the case. With people’s busy lives and schedules, sometimes a short holiday is all you can fit it. That doesn’t mean you should feel trapped and stay at home though, as there…

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Sea You Beach Bar, Cyprus

If you’re on holiday in Cyprus and looking for a cool spot to have a cocktail and a bite to eat whilst watching the sunset, we know just the place! Sea You Beach bar is located close to Coral Bay and has a really cool chilled out vibe , day and night. They have an amazing cocktail menu and food, …

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For decades, students from around the world and across Europe, have descended on the University campuses of Valencia, and it is clear to see why.  Valencia is a student paradise and has so much to offer young ones just setting off in the world.  As Spain’s third largest city, it combines a blend of vibrant city life, with a relaxing…

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It’s a dream for many of us to be our own boss within an industry that we love such as travel. The travel and tourism is the world’s biggest service industry and here in the UK it’s worth a staggering £117 billion and growing!  How many times have you stayed in a poorly run hotel and thought…”jeez, I could do a…

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A U.S. road trip in the wrong car is a wasted road trip. Or if not wasted, certainly a trip that could have been made a whole lot better! Wherever you are travelling from and to, choosing the right car for the trip really can make all the difference. So if you’ve an American odyssey planned in the near future,…

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