Entries in explore (88)

Wednesday
Apr042018

How Public Perceptions Of Hostels Have  Changed

Image adapted from original by Oh-Barcelona.com‘Youth hostels’ have always existed since 1912 playing second fiddle to hotels due to their lack of luxuries. Although they struggled to appeal to the masses hostels have always been popular among backpackers because of their cheap, no hassle accommodation.

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Tuesday
Apr032018

5 Top Locations for Freshwater Diving 

Pexels | Tom FiskThe ocean isn’t the only place where you can scuba dive. Diving in lakes, rivers or even caves is an exciting way to explore different underwater worlds. These locations offer crystal clear waters and unique, mind blowing experiences. If you’re interested in diving, these freshwater sites are a must-see. 

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Thursday
Feb222018

The Advantages Of Slow  Travelling

Flickr | Iñaki Pérez de AlbénizIf you want to make the most of your holidays, meet a new culture and collect remarkable stories, you might find interesting the concept of slow travelling. It’s less comfortable, it takes more time and you won’t take as many sightseeing pics for Instagram as mainstream tourists.

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Thursday
Feb152018

City Profile:  Hanoi

Flickr | Sam SherrattVietnam has been plagued by the memory of the Vietnam War. Its most famous city, Saigon, became so well known due to its pivotal role in the war and being the centre of the French colonial IndoChina era. It has been hard to establish itself as one of the places to visit in South East Asia. In fact, none of its cities feature in the top 30 South East Asian destinations, yet it has so many unique experiences on offer, especially in Hanoi.

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Thursday
Feb012018

What Else Can We Learn About Our  Oceans?

Flickr | Michio MorimotoWe have known for a long time that we don’t know a lot of things. One of the fundamental fears of being human is the need to know everything about our world and our place in it.

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Thursday
Jan042018

Top 5 New Year's Eve Firework  Displays!

Flickr | ChrisThe New Year always starts with a bang. Every New Year’s Eve, the world’s most cosmopolitan cities almost battle each other and welcome the upcoming year with fantastic firework displays. The Pacific Islands and Australia were the first nations to greet 2018, with the USA and outlying islands the last to say goodbye to 2017. Every major city wowed their crowds, some more than others! Here are the top 5 New Year firework displays.  

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Thursday
Dec282017

Top 5 Places to Visit in  2018

Even though a new year is about to begin and we’ve all just had our scheduled holiday, we’re always planning our next holiday right away! The world has changed a lot this past year and it has been pretty hectic for everyone. So, we’ve compiled a list of amazing places for you to explore on your next break when you just want to get away from it all.

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Thursday
Dec212017

Top 5 Christmas Markets in Europe 

The festive season in Europe is spectacular and a wonderful time to visit the beautiful Christmas markets.  There is something for everyone; whether it’s handmade Christmas gifts, delicious foods and hot drinks or struggling to skate on an ice rink! 

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Friday
Dec012017

QUIZ: Where Should You Go On Your Winter  Vacation?

Fancy a spontaneous getaway, but don't know where to go this winter? Take this quiz to find out whether exploring the jungles of Costa Rica would suit you, or whether you should be sipping a Hot Chocolate in the Alps this year.

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Thursday
Nov302017

Exploring the Dead  Sea

The Dead Sea is one of the most extraordinary places on Earth. Not only is it submerged with biblical significance but currently stands as the Earth’s lowest land elevation. The surfaces and shores are approximately 420 metres below sea level, making it the deepest hypersaline lake in the world!

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Monday
Nov202017

Top 5 Volcanoes Worth Visiting 

Visiting an active volcano might sound like a death trap, but experiencing the power of nature is promised to be a blast…well not literally we hope!

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Monday
Nov132017

Top 5 most sustainable cities 

Cities have always been respected for their attractive skylines, abundant history and significant economic contribution. It is only recently that sustainability has joined this list, proving that cities can drop their high-carbon status and adopt green initiatives.

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Monday
Nov062017

Top 5 Ancient Ruins 

Ancient civilisations have created some incredibly impressive structures considering how basic their tools and technologies were. Nowadays it is possible to visit and explore many of these ancient ruins all around the world and experience the remains of grand settlements or monuments from hundreds or even thousands of years ago.

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Friday
Nov032017

Quiz: How Well Do You Know  Asia?

Asia is the most populated continent on the planet, being home to over 4 billion people, which is a greater population than that of all the other continents combined! However, it still remains mysterious - how much do you know about this amazing continent? Take our quiz to find out!

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Thursday
Nov022017

Exploring the Amazon  River

The Amazon River and the surrounding habitat that it supports is known to be some of the most biodiverse habitat in the world. This river is also famous for its vast size; it is one of the longest rivers in the world and during the rainy season can reach widths of 24 miles. Here we talk you through some of the jaw-dropping facts that make the Amazon so astounding.

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