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Straddling the two continents of Europe and Asia, Turkey is a melting pot of cultures with something for everyone. It has a gorgeous coastline bordering the Mediterranean Sea, historical ruins to rival those of Greece and Italy, plus delicious food and friendly locals.
If you still need persuading that Turkey should be your next holiday destination, then here are 10 reasons to visit this amazing country.
When considering a holiday in Central America, Belize isn’t necessarily the first country to come to mind. However, if the sound of a Caribbean holiday with a smaller price tag and lots of adventure sounds appealing then Belize could be for you.
Mexico is a well known and popular holiday destination. With ancient ruins, stunning beaches and much more on offer it’s no surprise why. However, if you don’t know much about this country and need any more persuasion to take the leap and book a trip here, then read on. Here are 10 reasons why you should visit Mexico.
Mexico is a country full of surprises. Whilst it is a popular holiday spot with tons of tourists flocking to the beaches of Cancun every year, few tend to explore the rest of Mexico. But Mexico is huge and there are so many amazing places to visit. Of course there are the beautiful white sand beaches you imagine when you think of Mexico, but there’s also cool cities, colourful towns, Mayan ruins and incredible natural sights. Add to this delicious food, friendly locals and cheap prices, and you have one hell of a holiday destination.
Mexico is a country full of surprises. Whilst it is a popular holiday spot with tons of tourists flocking to Cancun and the beaches around the Yucatan Peninsula every year, few tend to explore the rest of Mexico, particularly the central region.
Having spent nearly 6 months traveling around pretty much the whole country, I can safely say that people are missing out. The central region of Mexico was one of my favourite parts.
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South America is a huge continent made up of lots of countries, incredible places to visit and things to do. Whilst natural sights such as the Salt Flats or Patagonia are often on people’s bucket list, if you’re taking a trip to South America you will inevitably find yourself spending time in at least ...
With the legendary Andes mountain range spanning the full length of the western coast and the southern half of the continent comprising the famous natural landscapes of Patagonia, it’s unsurprising that South America provides some of the best National Parks and hiking trails in the world.
Whether you’re looking for one-day trails or multi-day hikes, a keen novice or an experienced hiker, there’s something here for everyone.
Turkey is a popular holiday destination with many visiting the capital of Istanbul, the famous landscapes of Cappadocia, and the beach resorts along the south coast. However, at three times the size of the UK and over twice the size of Germany, Turkey is a huge country with so much to see besides the main tourist hotspots.
The east and north of the country in particular are full of so many hidden gems and unique attractions.
Famous for the iconic images of hot air balloons floating high over the mars like landscapes, Cappadocia is a place which has only quite recently been added to lots of peoples bucket list. It’s a totally unique destination, with rock formations and scenery that can’t be found anywhere else. Whether you want to visit as an independent holiday or as part of a larger Turkey trip, here is a guide on how to plan and make the most of your time in Cappadocia.
Imagine walking through centuries-old ruins and arriving on a gorgeous sandy beach. Imagine lush green mountains overlooking crystal clear blue seas. Sound idealistic? Well, all of this can be found on Turkey’s southern coast.
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Island hopping around Greece is a dream for many, but with so many Greek Islands spread across the Mediterranean Sea it can be hard to decide where to start.
If you’re looking for a set of Greek Islands which are easy to reach and easy to get between, then the Ionian Islands could be for you.
When you imagine Italy the chances are that alongside images of the Colosseum and Venetian canals you’ll conjure up images of colourful buildings perched on cliffs over sparkling blue water. These iconic images of Italy are found in Cinque Terre along the coast.
Cinque Terre, on the north-west coast of Italy, is an extremely popular destination for people wanting to experience and capture those iconic images themselves.
Lying between Italy and Tunisia on the toe of Italy’s “boot” is Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean. Easily reached by direct flights from most European cities, or by bus or ferry from other destinations in Italy, Sicily is the perfect destination for those looking for pristine beaches, amazing food, and a taste of authentic Italian culture most known from the movies (Sicily is where the Mafia evolved).
Bologna, capital of the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, is a university city in the northern half of the country. Looking at a map, you’ll see it sits in the middle of Venice, Milan and Florence, and this may be why it is often overlooked in favour of its more famous neighbours. However, if you’re looking for a relaxed destination with beautiful architecture, quaint Italian streets and amazing food, but without the hordes of tourists found in other Italian cities, then Bologna could be the place for you.
Ask people what their favourite city in South America is and Buenos Aires will likely be up there on most people’s list. This modern cosmopolitan city has a European feel, with wide tree-lined avenues, lively plazas, large parks and a bustling food and drink scene.
It’s the city that never sleeps, and with so much to see and do in the diverse neighbourhoods that make up the city, you won’t want to either.
Follow this list of the best things to see and do, to make the most of your time in Buenos Aires and fully experience the charm of the Argentinian capital.