England Travel Guides for Backpackers

Czech Republic: The Best Place For Cross-Country Skiing

I am shivering as I stand at the side of the road, my thumb pointing to the dark sky, hoping. Earlier, that same sky was a brilliant blue and I regretted not bringing my sunglasses to protect my eyes against the glare of the snow. After sunset, however, the temperature […]
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What is important when visiting Greenwich?

It is without a doubt that Greenwich is the most idyllic centerpiece of the South East of England. However, it being apart of the country's capital  It is most obvious that it is very different from the other areas of East London. The fact that is that it is without […]
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A hidden tourist destination in the Netherlands: Noordwijk

  According to many tourists, Noordwijk is an idyllic coastal town in the Netherlands. Once in Noordwijk, you will pass many flower fields, followed by a beautiful view of the Dunes, ending at the beach and the North sea. Every time I have traveled abroad, I feel at home the […]
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Explore The City Of Dreams With The Mumbai Travel Guide

Mumbai, popularly known as ‘The City of Dreams’ or ‘The Home of Bollywood’ is a majestic spectacle. Also, known as the ‘Maximum City’ of India, the city is home to over 1.2 million people, who coexist in a chaotic and fast-paced metropolitan landscape. The city represents more than a man-made geographical border. […]
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Middlesbrough England Travel Guide

Middlesbrough is an industrial town located in the North East side of England. Earlier, its county was Cleveland, now it is North Yorkshire. If you go on your car, it takes almost one hour to travel to Middlesbrough from New Castle, Sunderland, Bradford and York. There are several worth-visiting points […]
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Places To Visit In Nottingham

The mention of Nottingham brings out some very fond memories. Nottingham is a beautiful city in the county of Nottinghamshire in the United Kingdom famously known for the legend of Robin Hood as well as Nottingham Goose Fair. It’s not only a great place to visit but also a fantastic […]
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Fun Places To Visit In Austin, Texas

As someone who has grown up and lived within New England all her life, I didn’t exactly know what to expect when visiting Austin, Texas. Not only is the state extremely large and vast compared to the many states within New England, but the difference in weather between the two areas […]
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Top 4 Cozy Cafes in Brighton, England

Brighton, England is known as a seaside, summer vacation destination. The pier, the seafront promenade, and eating fish and chips on the beach are all fun attractions that have drawn tourists to its shores for decades. But Brighton has as much to offer, in not more, within its city streets, […]
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Lesmahagow – Town of Scottish history, Religion and Dog Walkers

Lesmahagow, Scotland (Lios MoChuda / Lios MoFhègu Sc. Gaelic) – A 12th-century ecclesiastical centre and sanctuary that’s full to the brim of Scottish history and a great place for dog walking in the countryside. My hometown of Lesmahagow, Scotland is a quiet 12th-century picturesque dog walking village to be found […]
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Sights to see in Winchester, UK

Anyone interested in English history would be a mere amateur if they haven’t yet visited Winchester. Filled with historically significant buildings and statues, Winchester is the ancient former capital city of England, at least, before William the Conqueror was crowned in London in 1066. Though now resigned to being a mere county […]
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The Best Of Southport In One Day

Southport is an amazing town in Merseyside in England and it is just 20-30 minutes by train from Liverpool and 1 hour by train from Manchester. It has a great location, so it is really easy to be visited and all the spirit of the town is more like in […]
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3 Weekend Road Trips From London

London is a great city to enjoy small weekend road trips from, helping you to explore a little more of the U.K. even if you are short on time. Whether you crave idyllic English villages, historical sights or a bit of beach time, or just fancy being outside of the […]
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Five Things You Must Know About Italy

  Deciding to move to Italy for a year was not an easy choice since well, I have to admit that I haven’t been steady for the past six years. Been travelling and exploring for quite a while, so after having a study experience in Poland for half a year […]
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My Top 3 Beaches, Cornwall, England

Returning to England, for me, was an extremely hard thing for me to do. It was the middle of winter, I was leaving behind sunny Australia, and I did not want to go back to real life, even if it is only to save to travel again. Fortunately, I am […]
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Reasons to Visit Regina, Saskatchewan

For years, my husband and I had dreamed of moving to Canada. We imagined ourselves in the hip areas of downtown Vancouver, or perhaps in the sophisticated old streets of Montreal. The impetus for us leaving the UK was stronger than the pull to any one Canadian province however, so […]
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Top 7 Things to Do on Your Next Trip to Canterbury

Canterbury is a small, historic city in the South-East of England. Situated in the heart of the British countryside, it’s the ideal country-break destination with the convenience of staying in a town. I moved here in September 2017, ready to start a new life as a student at one of […]
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A Native's Guide to The Island of Antigua

If you are thinking about a family vacation but can’t make up your mind on where to go, you’ve come to the right place. I have traveled to many of the islands in the Caribbean such as St. Lucia, Saint Martin, Barbados, Aruba and more. My favorite island I loved […]
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The Alternative Itinerary for London

Obviously, I love traveling, but I actually hate doing touristy things. I am not a fan of standing in line for hours just to enter a cramped museum with a bunch of other tourists. So, if you’re anything like me, you might want to check out these 10 alternative things […]
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Must See Music Landmarks in London

Take a musical trip with me to London, England and fill your camera roll with incredible music landmarks you won’t soon forget. It’s no secret that London is home to some of the most influential music icons and locations in the world. Tons of artists have chosen England’s historic streets […]
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Visit the home of the British Monarch in Windsor, England

Windsor – steeped in British Royal history throughout its buildings and streets, regularly the residence of Her Majesty the Queen and the new home to Prince Harry & Meghan Markle at Frogmore Cottage. How to get to Windsor? Windsor is a rather quick train ride from Paddington Station – 17 minutes on […]
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Lovely little english village in the Kent ; Downe

In this article, I will be telling you everything you can do in the little and typical English village Downe. It is situated in the Kent, southeast of London. It is gorgeous and there are more things to do than you would imagine! Writing about Latin America soon – When […]
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Visit Hampshire in England

Last summer I spent a lovely holiday in Hampshire. Hampshire to me is that one piece of old England that always made me dream through movies and literature. It is so inspirational for inner searchers, everything sparks your attention and your senses. From nature to narrow streets and villages, from […]
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A budget-savvy guide to London

London is the largest city in England and the United Kingdom. As the capital, the city is buzzing with local pubs, art exhibitions and a wide variety of food. As you walk the famous streets, you will find yourself amazed with how modernism and history coexist harmonically. While the living […]
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5 Top Reasons to Visit Chichester

Chichester is a quaint, historical city that sits approximately halfway between Portsmouth and Worthing on the south coast of England. With both boutique and high street shops, a plethora of eateries, fascinating architecture along its cobbled streets and frequent transport links to beautiful surrounding countryside, there are so many reasons […]
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Brasov – Probably the best city in the world!

Probably you are wondering why I called Brasov the best city in the world. Because, in my opinion, it might actually be the best city in the whole world. I am delighted to be born and have the opportunity to grow up in such a nice city from Romania. Brasov […]
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Hiking from Le Claux to Puy Mary

„Don`t you get bored here?” asked Lize trough Google translate. After two months of learning French, my rough Estonian mind can understand what is written , processing text word by word, but not really the speech. Lize is the one who trusted me to house-sit their home while she and Jean-Michel are traveling. I have wanted […]
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Top things to do in Aegina: the lesser known Greek Island

Somewhere amongst the Saronic Islands of Greece lies one more-or-less untouched by tourism. Deserted boats lay on the side of the road, locals gather around fruit stalls beside the sea, and the sun blazes down on a small quad-bike rental store. Welcome to Aegina where, outside of high season, the […]
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Top Tourist Destinations in Abuja Nigeria

Abuja became the capital of Nigeria in the year 1991. The city is regarded as the fastest growing in the world. It features the best attraction sites in Africa. The city has many things to offer to foreign and local tourists. There are plenty of hotels, parks, museums, and other […]
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5 Reasons to Travel to El Salvador in 2019

Hello Everyone! Have you started planning your vacation for next year? Are you trying to decide whether to go to a paradisiac beach or reconnect with yourself up in the hills? Well, then you are in luck because in this article I’m going to share with you a place that […]
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Göbeklitepe, First Temple of the World is in the History Scene

Anatolia, the lands where thousands of civilizations were born and destroyed, the lands were believed to be the first human stepped on, the first plow was used, and the first university of the world was founded astonishes us by uncovering yet the unknown ones. The excavation which is still being […]
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Portugal: A Visit to the Algarve for Great Beaches and Good Food

Portugal’s southern region, The Algarve, is very well known in Europe but many others have never heard of this beautiful Atlantic coastal area of amazing beaches, inexpensive food and wine and pleasant hotels. Three major cities along the coast. Albufeira is the largest city Located in the center of the region, […]
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Must See Cerne Abbas in Dorset – historic sites with a US link

As I sat amongst fragrant herbs in the garden of the Cerne Abbas café, I mused to the waitress who served me a pot of tea and Victoria sponge cake, “You must love living here.”  She smiled and replied, “Those born in Dorset, never leave Dorset.” The Cosy Community of […]
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Adder, sparrowhawk and royalty on Gower, Wales

Since 2012 it’s been possible to walk all of Wales’s 870 mile/ 1400km dramatic and varied coastline.  The route passes the edge of cities such as Cardiff, Newport and Swansea,  but also some wild clifftop scenery where the only sign of humanity could be an ancient standing stone. I live […]
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Unusual things to do in London for the seasoned Londongoer

So you’ve seen Buckingham Palace a thousand times, you’ve been on The Eye (or turned your nose up at its long queues and claimed it’s only for tourists), and you’ve started complaining about the people who walk too slowly in the street or misunderstand on what side of the escalators […]
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Singapore on a budget: food, things to do, and nightlife

I ended up in Singapore more out of convenience than any particular longing to travel there. Coming from New Zealand, but now living in England, when visiting home I face the joy of at least 24 hours of quality plane time. It struck me as silly to put myself through […]
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Cornish Coasts and Countryside: Things to do in Cornwall, England

When traveling around England, generally people want to see the big cities; London, Manchester, Liverpool. Yet, England is famous for its beautiful, untainted countryside and Cornwall is one of the most popular parts of England for tourism, where you can see the natural beauty of this country at its finest. […]
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Exploring London and its 5 cozy places (I am in love with)

London. It was love at first sight. I look forward to visiting my “beloved” in the nearest future again. My history with London, England began in 2011 when I decided to study English. I chose the school, I got a visa, I booked a hostel, and I finally took off, […]
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Guildford – A Gem of a City outside London!

Guildford is a beautiful and historic city in the heart of Surrey (south-east England).  Located just a thirty-minute train ride from London, I am often surprised that it does not feature more prominently on the tourist map for visitors to the UK. Guildford is compact, easy to navigate, offers culture, […]
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Cambridge: the home of history, knowledge and – fun!

If you are as much into all things connected with England as I am, you must have thought about visiting Cambridge once or twice. It’s quite a Mecca, both for someone fancying knowledge, education and the power they give and for someone fascinated by architecture and history. So many famous […]
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North Norfolk: A postage stamp view; culture, beauty & diversity

North Norfolk guide booklet Norfolk shopping bag What is on offer On my visits to North Norfolk, England, I have had the pleasure of sampling some of the best experiences this unique region has to offer. Norfolk boasts 93 miles (150kms) of coastline and 2,400 miles (3862kms) of footpaths to […]
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Exploring London: Something for Everyone

London, the capital city of the UK, is a huge bustling city with plenty of things to explore, and something to cater to everyone’s interests. I hope that this article, based on my own experiences, will act as a guide for you to have the perfect holiday, no matter who […]
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The best places in Russia: magic of the Moscow metro

One of the best places in Russia for tourists  is Moscow. And one of the most interesting places of our capital is the Moscow metro. When the revolution took place in Russia, the main idea was that everything in our country now belongs to the people. And if before the palaces […]
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South Korea – Culture Shock

Introduction South Korea is a country vastly different from England, that much goes without saying. The east in itself is compared often to the west in cultural, political and historical differences. It was these differences however that drew me to Korea and are the reason that I find myself here […]
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Walking the breathtaking coast paths of Cornwall

When visiting the UK it’s easy to be seduced by the breathtaking architecture, dense cultural history and exciting nightlife of its large cities, but if you want to venture beyond the urban sprawls of London, Manchester or Liverpool there is also a rich array of countryside to explore. Cornwall, the […]
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Northern Spain: Thermal Baths and the Best Octopus in the World

People often spend months planning travel. They’ll research cities, read through brochures, formulate a fool-proof itinerary, book everything. However, if there’s anything I learned from my trip to the north of Spain with my friend Mareike, it’s the beauty of flexibility. The only real planning we did in advance was […]
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Top 5 places to Visit in Nakuru

Situated 158km from Nairobi, Nakuru is the capital of Nakuru County. Formerly, Nakuru Town was the capital of the Rift Valley Province. Accessing Nakuru from Nairobi by a car at an average speed of 122km/hr means that you will take approximately 1.5 hours. There is a flurry of activities that […]
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A fabulous day trip to York

York is a charming historic city lying serenely in North Yorkshire, England. I had never heard of York before moving to the UK for my Master’s Degree, but the moment I got to see its ancient walls and hear its locals speak with a particularly cute Yorkshire accent, I was […]
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Maine: Spring Vacation in Bar Harbor

Where To Go And What To See If you have a few days to spare and live somewhere in New England, take a drive and visit Bar Harbor, Maine in the United States. It offers three distinct vacation spots all in one general area. The Atlantic Ocean always has a […]
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Brighton: Top Things To Do

Best Activities For A Weekend in Brighton If you live in East Sussex, there is no doubt you’ll have visited Brighton at some point in your life. And if you don’t, there’s no doubt that you will at some point too. There are the obvious things people travel to Brighton to […]
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A Walking Tour of Copenhagen' Statues

Copenhagen is an amazingly vibrant city, with so much to offer for travellers. Between strolling down the rainbow street of Nyhavn, relaxing on the grass with locals in the Kings Garden, and eating freshly caught fish, you really can’t go wrong. One, perhaps underrated, feature of this gorgeous city, though, […]
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Guide and Tips in Exploring Historical Downtown Boston

More than the Boston we know Boston is one of the famous cities located in the state of Massachusetts. Boston has been the home of famous sports teams such as the Boston Celtics in the field of basketball, the New England Patriots in the field of football and Boston Red […]
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A trip through Berlin: It's past, present and future

A city with a lot of history…and so much more! Berlin, Germany; a concrete jungle with a horrifying past and an ugly, long-lasting social and economic divide is the best description I can use to illustrate Berlin at face value. My trip to this city was an emotional eye-opener, to […]
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Santo Domingo: A Tale of Two Cities

Before I moved abroad to the wonderfully grey England skies, I lived 18 years in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Blue skies, warm people, and extremely warm weather. My childhood was sitting under the shade of the mango tree at my grandpa's house, while gleefully – of course, enjoying a mango. […]
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Tracking Dinosaurs in the Connecticut Valley

When you think of dinosaur fossils in America, you probably picture the open West. Paleontologists in jeans and sun hats digging the bones of Triceratops under the desert sun. Tyrannosaurus skulls eroding out of badlands cliffs.  Trains of fossil Apatosaurus vertebrae lying dark against the pale sand. If you know […]
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England for Business : Enjoy London

So here I was at the beginning of the spring: London for a Business trip. So I decided to make the most out of it and find ways to enjoy so that it does not feel so much like work! I have to say I was quite lucky with the […]
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Eurotrip- A Graduation Trip Guide

For a Stress-Free trip Even though some are beginning to do trips around Asia or America, Eurotrips are the most traditional to do as a graduation trip They consist of going around Europe for about a month, for 3 or 4 days in each location, and getting to know what […]
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10 reasons why Cardiff is an awesome city

For those of you who have never been to Cardiff before, this one's for you! Just a 3-hour drive from London, the capital of Wales is whole different world from its rugby rival, England. Before we go any further, I’ll just set things into perspective: I have lived in this […]
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A Day in New York City

Off to the Melting Pot I can’t sleep the night before my trip to the bustling city of New York or “The Empire City” because of too much excitement. It was my first trip to the United States of America and I’m so overjoyed because I am lucky enough to […]
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A day trip to Whitby, Yorkshire

As a child living in Yorkshire, my family went on many holidays and day trips to Whitby and it’s a place I have wanted to revisit for a long time. International exploration has taken me to different corners of the globe since then and I haven’t been back in around […]
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A Cheapskate’s Guide to London

If you’re strapped for cash but still in need of a holiday (basically the story of my life as a student), sometimes the best place to look for an escape is in your backyard! The British Isles (AKA United Kingdom) has some fantastic things to offer and its capital is […]
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A journey throughout Cambridge and Oxford

What springs to your mind when you hear about Cambridge and Oxford? Probably you imagine the two old and famous Universities, right? Not to mention some important names in Sciences and Arts such as Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, Lewis Carroll, C.S. Lewis and many others. The simple mention of these […]
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Top 5 parks and gardens in Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal and it has a lot to offer. You can lose yourself walking through the little streets of the historic neighborhoods, enjoy the more modern parts of the city and its shopping malls or enjoy many of its museums, monuments, cultural activities, restaurants and […]
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PHILLIP ISLAND: THE HIDDEN GEM

I’m sure you will be visiting Melbourne at some point on your Australian escapade, so do not miss out the magnificent Phillip Island. If it’s not in your plans, then pull your act together! Mix the quirk of Camden, London and a sprinkle of Melbourne originality and you have a […]
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Bran Castle: The Dracula connection

Bran Castle If you think of Romania, you can't help but think of Bran Castle or, as it is often called, Dracula's Castle. This 13th-century fortification is positioned between the Romanian regions of Transylvania and Wallachia and looks across wild mountains forested with tall pine trees, and the plains below […]
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5 Awesome things to do in Santiago de Chile

Are you travelling in Southamerica, have a stop in Santiago de Chile and don't know what to do? Don´t worry here I give you five easy, cheap, subway distance and local tips to make your pass through this city one you'll never forget:   1. Climb up the hills and […]
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A Day in Oxford, England: a mysteriously charming city

A City of History Oxford, England is everything that you might imagine; a little bubble containing some of the world’s greatest minds all living and working together in the same picturesque brownstones, stunningly ancient libraries, and dark, charming pubs. However, Oxford’s present is just the tip of the iceberg because that […]
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India, Sikkim: The Monastery Trail

So I was traveling in India with a friend at that moment and he recently just bought a Royal Enfield motorbike to continue his travels in India, so we decided to travel together this, not so popular but beautiful, State of India with his motorbike. What it's all about: Sikkim […]
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Thrifting in style the London edition

When I made the leap and moved from Auckland to London City, everyone seemed to feel that I needed their 2 cents on how expensive living in London was. I agree that with the combination of rent, travel expenses and, of course, leisure, my wallet each month consists of more reciepts and […]
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Exploring London in One Day

Exploring London, England is easy because of its amazing transport system. The best thing to do when you land at the airport is to grab an Oyster card and you are ready to start exploring. Where to stay: Booking a hotel in London can be quite difficult to do. The closer […]
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Welcome to Nagaland's Hornbill Festival

A slight rough start to traveling is sometimes concerning – but it is better to look at it the other way round. I decided to end this roller-coaster of a year with a trip to the North East part of India – to Nagaland. 30th November I decided shall be […]
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Tasmania – Five Day Road Trip

Tasmania is a very unique island, steeped in both ancient and modern history, embedded with dramatic and breathtaking scenery and housed by friendly locals. Off the beaten backpacker track it offers a different view on Australia, one that is not centred around gaudy tourist shops but natural beauty's. A road […]
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A Trip to the Arctic Circle: the Lofoten archipelago

I am on a plane, high above a thick blanket of fluffy white cloud, the red tips of Norwegian’s wings contrasting the absolute blue of the sky. Somewhere to my left, we have just passed Amsterdam, and soon the winding path of the Thames, and the neat patchwork of fields […]
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Tasting real food in UK

This western story begins with a big plan for a big trip to the near, middle and far East – across Asia and beyond. The need to finance it brought us to a farm in England, in the picturesque West Midlands county of Herefordshire, just next door to Wales. Pick […]
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Somerset by bike: the best way to explore South West England

One of the many things I love about Bristol is how quick and easy it is to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and find some ‘green and pleasant land’! During my five or so years of living here I have had some FANTASTIC adventures cycling […]
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Newcastle – North-East England

Most people come to England and go to London, Manchester or Liverpool but many forget about the North East of England and its main city: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. I have moved here from France for my studies and nobody in my circle could really tell me anything about it. The only information […]
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Budapest: exploring main sights, food and wine

Meet the Budapest: one of the most beautiful cities in Europe Budapest is city with a unique, youthful atmosphere, with night life increasingly appreciated among European youth. Budapest is definitely one of Europe's most enjoyable cities. Due to its scenic setting and its architecture it is nicknamed “Paris of the […]
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Falling for Northern Vermont: The Ultimate Road Trip.

Getting to Know Vermont Vermont is a treasure, with a mysterious beauty and quirky locals nestled in every fog filled valley. Its rolling hills and softly curved mountains give way to epic views of towns mimicking ones found in a snow globe. Located near Canada, and squished between New York […]
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Malta: the island that stole my heart

Moving to Malta I am ashamed to admit that when I was first told that I would be spending a year studying at the University of Malta, I didn’t have a clue what that meant. I didn’t know where Malta was, how big it was, what language they spoke… not […]
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Historical Sites to Visit in Antigua

If you're a history buff like me, the Caribbean islands provide a treasure trove of sites and artifacts to marvel at. What I particularly love about the island of Antigua is that a lot of old structures are still standing and many have been restored. And unlike in the States, […]
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Why Vietnam might be my new favourite place

It's been 5 days since I left behind Vietnam to return to grey, chilly, dismal England – which seems the perfect time to remind myself of why Vietnam might just be my favourite place in the world (disclaimer: according to TripAdvisor I have only travelled a meagre 12% of the […]
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Experience the Cyprus in 10 days

For anyone who loves hot summers and fine sand, Cyprus is the perfect choice. I am a great lover of the islands, so when I thought about the summer destination this year, after several days of surfing at the Internet and researches about the climate, sea, sand, food and other […]
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Halloween in New York City

HALLOWEEN IN GOTHAM CITY   The pumpkin season has just started and that means that one of the biggest parties of the year is just around the corner… You’re right… HALLOWEEN IS COMING and is just less than 3 weeks away. I can’t imagine a better place to celebrate Halloween […]
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How to plan your trip to Thailand

How to plan your trip to Thailand Can you put it on a map? – A Geography lesson A place of wonder, Thailand has become the sweetheart of backpackers all around the world. Temples, elephants, long neck woman, insects on a stick, waterfalls, jungle, monks, tuk tuks, massages, national parks, mountains […]
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Rockport – a fascinating seaside spot in Massachusetts

As summer 2014 I was lucky enough to visit the 'must sees' both on the east and the west coast of the USA, the second time I travelled there, I wanted to explore some hidden treasures. My wish was to see a lighthouse, you know, one of those, you can […]
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Toubkal mountain – Southwestern Morocco

Mountain Toubkal From my childhood I did learn in school about Toubkal Mountain, or Djbel Toubkal like as Moroccan people call it, I learn it is the highest mountain in Morocco and North Africa and second highest mountain in Africa with 4167 metres (13671 ft) of height.I get older and i am start to going to trips, i did visited […]
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Orkney Isles Soctland : Worth the effort

Being born in a place of unquestionable beauty I come from a tiny island off the northern coast of Scotland. The Orkney Isles, or Orkney as i prefer to call it. My parents moved there in the mid seventies, following my grandparents who moved there from Sheffield in England to […]
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The quaint town of Lynton, England

I inhaled deeply, tasting the salty sea air and gazed around me in awe. Despite living ten minutes away from this exact spot, I still felt a rush of adrenaline as I climbed the last rock and stood facing the Bristol Channel. The wind whipped my hair and I felt […]
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Paxos: A Greek Gem Among the Stars

The most important thing I will tell you in this article about a small island in Greece is this: while in Paxos, look up. At night this quaint island may disappoint with the nightlife consisting, as far as I could tell, of one club called Castello, however there is another […]
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Istanbul: New Land of 3rd Wave Coffee

Hi! I must say that this article won't be about how beautiful Istanbul is, what a marvellous city or etc. It'll be about great coffee shops in Istanbul. If you are in Istanbul or will visit and plus you are a coffee lover, then you should continue to read this. […]
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City of London: A Walking Tour

January 2015, I had left Bangalore, India to join Kingston University in London. As a part of welcoming the new students, the University arranged a Walking Tour through Central London. I decided to go on the Tour since this was my first time in London. I thought I would […]
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Jakarta: Arriving in the Big Durian

  Hazy skies Ah, the New York of Indonesia! A bustling metropolis teeming with over 10 million living, breathing bodies shelved on top of one another in crooked arteries. Indonesia's capital is unlike any other city I've ever visited, and it is here that I chose […]
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The White Peak: More than just a setting for period dramas

The White Peak: More than just a setting for period dramas Having spent childhood summers in the White Peak (the southern part of the Peak District), I admit to possibly being biased; that said, it is undeniably one of the most beautiful parts of England. You can have the challenge […]
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Living the dream: Making Southampton my new home (First part)

I have encounter a lot of people that, like me, want to study abroad but don’t know how or where to start and ask me for advice on how I did it. I have helped a couple of friends with their doubts but I wish I had had someone to […]
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Weekend Getaway to Little Lhasa

     Little Lhasa is a small town located in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.  It is generally referred to as McLeod Ganj.  It is   known as Little Lhasa because   its major population consists of Tibetan People. McLeod Gang is the official residence of   Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama . Owing […]
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London: The multifaceted city.

I think about London and it makes me feel emotional. I´ve been living there for about a year and I feel that it´s a magical city. Maybe it just because it was the first city I put a foot on after I left my own country, Argentina. Now, I had […]
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Budapest: City of Friends

“Budapest is the world’s melting pot of Architectural styles. From Roman amphitheaters and Gothic-styled cathedrals to traditional Turkish baths, Budapest has it all.” -Lust for the World Budapest is arguably one of the most varied cities I have visited, along with Hungary as a country itself. It beckons you from […]
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Overview of Tallinn

      Estonia is a small country which is located in Northern Europe in the Baltic Region. It has borders with Latvia from the South, Russia from the East, Finland from the North and Sweden from the West (Finland and Sweden are across the Gulf of Finland and Baltic […]
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Boston: a city that will enchant you.

  Everyone that visits United States of America for the first time should keep in mind that as a tourist you will never have enough of it. There is too much to discover, experience and it will never cease to amaze you. The most popular destinations are the state of […]
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United Kingdom-Liverpool Rock!

Hop on the train, today we're heading to Liverpool, United Kindom ! (LIVERPOOL. A famous port city in the north west of England. It was a sunny day… not so common in the United Kingdom. PERFECT !)  Nearly every weekend, my friends and I will pick a city from the map […]
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Greenwich: Where the Eastern and the Western Hemispheres are Just One Jump Away

Never have one felt and thought of time measurement as being such a profound invention and a huge discovery but on this particular place: If visiting London for the first time, brave the conventional ideas of those who insist upon visiting top-rated tourist attractions and head for South East London: go […]
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United Kingdom: Why You Need London In Your Life

The United Kingdom will forever hold a piece of my heart. London is a city that felt like home even before I stepped off the plane. Having spent quite a bit of time there I still know there’s so much more to explore and I’ll count the days until I’m back […]
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Kolkata – The City of Joy

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, is one of the prime tourist’s destinations with rich culture and heritage. It is referred to the ‘city of joy’ which reflects through the styles, moods, cultures and harmonious way of living. The city was a prime hub during the British rule, and also […]
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Tim Tam Chillers: A Brit in Sydney

Spot the tourist taking photos of double decker trains! In March and April of this year, I went on an epic trip to Australia and New Zealand. This was my first solo trip and so I decided to go as far away as possible. The first […]
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Kent: The Garden of England

Kent, also known as the Garden of England is where I grew up and features some of the most beautiful places in the country. Not many appreciate the area they live in however the scenic countryside and fresh, clean air is something to be proud of. In this travel guide […]
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One Day Trip to Oxford, England

What to do in Oxford, England In this post, I'll tell you how I traveled to Oxford, what I ate there, where to get a great view of the city, what I saw, and many more. Stay tune for a great story! To get to Oxford, I took an Oxford Tube bus from […]
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Tips for Traveling on a Tight Budget

There is a quote that I heard when I was younger by one of the most controversial and, I would argue, interesting American novelists of all time, Ayn Rand: “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” I realized recently that for me, happiness is to travel. Happiness […]
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London: the best tourist cliché on earth (Part 1)

England is known for its pageantry and tradition, but the best place to see that is in London. I always had the dream of visiting London. I began learning English when I was only 7 years old and my teachers always showed some pictures of the city, I was fascinated […]
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Manchester: In or out

“Manchester: the only place in England which escapes our characteristic snobbery” – A.J.P. Taylor I first saw this quote displayed in a little bar in Manchester's Northern Quarter called Cottonopolis (aptly and quirkily named after the city's history of being the international centre of the cotton and textile trade in the 1800s). I […]
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Sydney: A Week With Ultimate Oz

Ultimate Sydney: A Week With Ultimate Oz Since graduating University travelling has always been on the cards. Something I have always wanted to do. However I wasn't brave enough to do it all by myself, so I decided to head online and do some research regarding […]
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A Londoners Guide To Sydney

London has always held a massive place in my heart and even trips to New York and Paris have never persuaded me that I'd rather live anywhere other than London. Having lived nearby my whole life, I was finally able to make the big move three years ago. After two […]
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St. Albans – The Romans city

How did I end up in this beautiful ancient city? I got on the plane without knowing where I was going in England with a piece of paper in my hand with an address of a house in a city called St. Albans City. I took the train from the […]
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Bangkok: Jet Lag and Newbie Nerves on Khao San Road

Now Boarding: Emirates EK0035 to Bangkok And so, after a seemingly endless countdown and years of saving, the day arrived – and I was so not ready for it. After gulping down a medium latte in total silence in the Newcastle Airport café the time arrived to say goodbye. I […]
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Discovering Jersey: Channel Islands, UK.

Jersey has a fascinating history. It is part of a small group of islands 14 miles off the coast of France, known as the Channel Islands or the Iles Anglo-Normandes in French. Once part of Normandy, a region of France, it was often caught in the middle of battles and […]
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10 Important Lessons I Learned in London

Hey everyone! It took me a while to write about my latest trip to Europe, but I needed quiet time to do it so. So here I am lying in a hammock on a peaceful afternoon. I feel the breeze blowing through my hair and I start recalling the most remarkable […]
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The North Norfolk Coast: A Great Place for a Getaway

Many tourists pass through the ever tightening immigration checkpoints at United Kingdom points of entry, only to spend their entire visit to the UK exclusively in London. Fair enough, I guess, as there’s never a shortage of things to see in London, and most the museums are free to enter.  […]
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England: London, to Baker Street and back

(For all you lads with little time on your hands, i've left a summary of my article right at the end for your convenience.) I've been a student in Ireland for the past five years now, so it is perhaps only expected to have found myself in London once again. This […]
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Medieval Bodiam Castle

When we are planning our trips we are always looking for places which are not so well promoted in the books. We are searching for special places, which are not occupied by hundreds of tourists but which are worth to visit. We like to inspire other travellers to go extra […]
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Chasing Jack: Exploring the Remnants of Victorian London

There's something oddly romantic about Whitechapel; not the emotional type of romantic, but the idealised, curious type. I often imagine myself walking the foggy, cobbled streets of Victorian London wearing a peaked cap, stopping off at a quintessentially British pub and washing down a hearty stew with a nice cold […]
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One blissful week in Tasmania

Tasmania was unlike anywhere I’ve ever been before. It was quite simply beautiful. Not long after setting foot on the heart-shaped island had I fallen in love with it; I was captivated by its unique wildlife, spectacular natural scenery and the laid-back lifestyle that Tassies lead. A trip to Tasmania […]
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Cambridge: A city to fall in love with

CAMBRIDGE: A city to fall in love with I know a lot of people from other continents when they make their first trip to Europe have a very short time and want to visit a lot of the typical places and set foot on as many capitals as possible. I […]
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Where it begins, Dunkerque

  Well yea, I'm from Dunkerque (“Dunkirk”, in English), often abbreviated DK as well. [single_map_place] Dunkerque [/single_map_place] I've actually been growing up in Téteghem, part of “le Dunkerquois”, made of several towns around the city centre, and having about 200,000 inhabitants. What's Dunkerque ? DK's a town in the North of […]
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A Kiwi Experience on the South Island

Cathedral Square, Christchurch fulfilling my lifelong dream to ride a penny-farthing looking fairly sweaty on the hike Kaikoura Beach start of the track Abel Tasman Coastal […]
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Land of Scones, Tea, The LochNess Monster and the Queen

A visit to my place of birth : United Kingdom I am in love with the United Kingdom… Every country that is within it had amazing places to visit and holds special treasures. I grew up here as a child and learned to appreciate history here. I thought a good […]
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Birmingham and Beyond

If I tell you I'm from the UK, what immediately springs to mind? The frenetic, bustling streets of London, and the countless sightseeing opportunities it promises? The White Cliffs of Dover, that first glimpse of England you catch as you cross the Channel on a passenger ferry? Perhaps you're thinking about the beautiful […]
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Blustery Scotland

The travel bug hit me at a very early age. I was raised on t.v. shows and movies set in far off places. It tempted my young mind to dream of visiting the world and exploring the amazing cultures I found. Unfortunately, the reality of travel, and the expenses associated […]
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5 Reasons You Should Visit Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland City. New Zealand’s largest city. A place where the tourists flock both at the beginning of their trips around Aotearoa, and at the end, as they wave goodbye. A city which has more beaches than most New Zealand coastal towns, and definitely more people. The City of Sails. Coming […]
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