• How to Travel from Home
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    How to Travel from Home

    SATISFY YOUR TRAVEL URGES WITHOUT LEAVING HOME ⇷☓⇸ After coming back to the UK after years of travelling around the world I often get asked how I deal the dreaded post-travel blues and staying in the travel mind-set to keep on going.  It’s a tough question to answer and one I often ponder myself sometimes, as I am sure many other travellers often do as well. There is honestly no easy way to avoid the blues, especially if you are back for a significant amount of time.  What makes it harder is when you are required to stay at home due to health issues, family ties or other commitments and…

  • Japan's Best Attractions
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    Japan’s Best Attractions

    HOME OF GOOD FOOD & MARIO ⇷☓⇸ If you are looking at heading to explore the beautiful country of Japan, then you will soon realise that there are way too many things to do and therefore can be a little overwhelming. Depending on when you visit, and how long for, you may not be able to fit everything in which means you will need to prioritise for when you are there.  Having spent 10 days there, you will easily be able to travel to places such as Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka to get your fill of Japanese history, culture, cuisines and downright weirdness. Here are my top 8 best attractions…

  • The Vessel, New York, United States
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    The Best Instagram Spots in New York

    GET THAT FAMOUS SHOT ⇷☓⇸ While New York is infamously known for its bright lights, yellow taxi cabs and the Empire State Building, there are a lot more unique and quirky attractions hidden just under the usual tourist spots. The city that never sleeps truly does run 24/7 and as soon as you step out into the hustle and bustle you will instantly be swept up in its magical charm.  For those of you that have either been before or would rather try and avoid the usual touristy areas I have collected some of the best Instagram hot spots that really shouldn’t be missed. Staple Street Bridge It may look…

  • Chichen Itza, Mexico
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    Exploring Mexico

    WHAT TO SEE AND DO ⇷☓⇸ When most people think of Mexico they picture long beautiful beaches, delicious food and of course the infamous spring break pilgrimage. While Cancun has rows of luxury all-inclusive resorts, that is not the only thing to do in Mexico and it is far from what the country is really about.  Is it dangerous though, you may ask? Well to a degree yes, but so it every other country you may visit. You just have to be careful, keep your wits about you and not flash your cash too much to draw unnecessary attention to yourself.  While Mexico’s beaches are beautiful, and there’s nothing wrong…

  • Hong Kong Hidden Gems
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    Hong Kong’s Hidden Gems

    THE SECRET PLACES ⇷☓⇸ The city of neon, towering apartment blocks, dozens of shopping centres and surrounded by magnificent mountainsides, Hong Kong has always been one of the best destinations in the world to visit. Whether, on business trips, vacations, travel or becoming an ex-pat it has always drawn masses of people there adding to its already bustling city life and once you explore it you will see why. Most notably known for the ICC tower which is the tallest building standing high above the city which presents some outstanding panoramic views – especially at sunset when the world below starts to light up. Then there is Temple Street Market…

  • Edge of the World, Jasper, Canada
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    Your Ultimate Guide to Canada

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ⇷☓⇸ Canada, the land of wild moose, passionate games of ice hockey, a staple diet of maple syrup and of course intense natural beauty. With its geography, almost as diverse as its history and people, Canada is one of those countries you really need to visit and explore before you die.  There are honestly, very few places on Earth that offer plentiful natural wonders that are not only breath-taking but unique as well. Whether its crystal turquoise blue waters, rugged Rocky Mountains, vast rolling green lands, thundering waterfalls or places that literally look like the Edge of the World. Here are the top 8 places to…

  • Machu Picchu, peru
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    Hiking to Machu Picchu

    FIRST STEP EXPEDITIONS PERU ⇷☓⇸ Home to one of the seven wonders of the world, alpacas, rich culture and delicious food. Peru has long been a tourist destination, and it continues to attract travellers from all walks of life, budgets and every corner of the globe. For many, Machu Picchu isn’t simply a stop on a convoluted trip through the Americas – it is the reason to board a plane to Peru in the first place. So, if you’re planning a trip to experience Peru, then the tour company you choose makes all the difference. The size of the group, itinerary, service and amenities all come into play. My partner and I…

  • First Step Expeditions, Rainbow Mountain, Cusco, Peru
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    Climbing Rainbow Mountain

    FIRST STEP EXPEDITIONS PERU ⇷☓⇸ When you think of Peru, you instantly think of Alpaca’s, delicious Peruvian cuisine and of course the famous world wonder that is Machu Picchu. What most people don’t realise is that it is also home to the beautiful Rainbow Mountain which is taking social media by storm. So, if you’re planning a trip to experience Peru, then the tour company you choose makes all the difference. The size of the group, itinerary, service and amenities all come into play. My partner and I were guests of First Step Expeditions, and this is our review of our one day hike. Highlights Superb organisation and itinerary Knowledgeable…

  • Palacio Manco Capac, Ananay Hotels, Cusco, Peru
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    Palacio Manco Capac – Ananay Hotels

    CUSCO’S BEST VIEWPOINT STAY ⇷☓⇸ Staying at Palacio Manco Capac – Ananay Hotels is to enjoy the authentic luxury of relaxing in a homely atmosphere in the centre of town, perched on the hills overlooking the beauty of Cusco. Surrounded by stunning architecture, quirky hidden markets, and a quick walk from the best restaurants in Peru. The hotel is built on an ancient republican house, found on San Cristobal hill, which is where the foundation of Manco Capac’s original residence used to be. In the property you will find an authentic Inca wall which you should definitely check out and admire. The local shops & restaurants are a short walk…

  • Cooper Boutique hotel, Cusco, Peru
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    Cooper Boutique Hotel

    CUSCOS CENTRAL DESTINATION ⇷☓⇸ Staying at Cooper Boutique Hotel is to enjoy the authentic luxury of relaxing in a homely atmosphere in the centre of town and the heart of Cusco. Surrounded by stunning architecture, quirky hidden markets, and a quick walk from the best restaurants in Peru. The local shops & restaurants are right on your doorstep and you will find yourself in an energetic and lively city, oozing sunshine and unique history. The hotel is designed to the highest standard making it extremely comfortable, cosy and stress free. The rooms are brilliant, offering cosy furnishings and amenities, designed with your comfort in mind. It is a place to…