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5 Things To Do in Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg’s port is so large that the entire area of the city of Cologne would easily fit into it, just to give you an idea of the scale. The success of Hamburg itself as a city is so intrinsically linked to its success as a trading hub, sending and receiving goods to and from all corners of the world, that the city became known as the Gateway to the World. As well as being the Gateway to the World, Germany’s second city is definitely worth a visit itself. read more[...]
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How To Spend Three Days In New York: The Perfect Itinerary

For millions of people around the world, New York City is a dream destination. They’re lured by the bright lights of the Big Apple, which is one of the world’s biggest metropolises. There’s so much to see in New York, and no two days are the same. If you want to see the main attractions that you’ve always dreamt of such as the Empire State, the Statue of Liberty, and Times Square as well as other lesser-known gems, then three full days is the perfect amount of time to spend in the city that never sleeps. And this[...]

How to enter Lebanon as a British citizen; Arriving in Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport and Everything Else You Need to Know

Posted In: Beirut | Budget Travel | Lebanon
This guide will cover how to get to Lebanon from the UK, how to enter and exit the country through Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport and how to travel from the airport to the city.  Beirut has been somewhere I’ve wanted to go for what feels like forever. I’m driven by this deep sense of wanderlust. I want to explore as much as I can. I think that Beirut the place that I've consciously wanted to explore for the longest. One of my earliest memories is my dad taking me to the pub when I was about eight years old and sitti[...]

How To Spend Three Days in Sofia: An Itinerary for a weekend away in Bulgaria

Increasingly serviced by budget carriers such as Ryanair and Wizz, Sofia is growing in popularity. The Bulgarian capital is, perhaps surprisingly, a cultural haven. With its soviet structures, the city has grown to have a reputation that it isn’t quite as pretty as the name would suggest. But with stunning buildings like the National Theatre and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia has a certain charm. The main street through the center is also quite literally a yellow brick road, so there’s that going for it too! Wh[...]

Skopje In A Day!

Skopje is the scarcely visited capital city of North Macedonia, a landlocked country in the Balkans that is bordered by Greece, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and Bulgaria. It’s from the Bulgarian capital Sofia that I took a private day trip to Skopje. If you want to travel alone, there are bus routes that run between Sofia and Skopje. But I was short of time and couldn’t really justify an overnight stay. Plus, it was a pretty last minute trip for me as I was filling a Tel Aviv shaped hole in my itinerary. My expectations[...]

10 Cool Destinations You Can Fly To On Budget Airlines From UK Airports

There are now so many interesting and cool destinations that you can fly to on budget airlines from the UK. Whilst a lot of the European city and beach escapes are pretty popular, there's still quite a few destinations that fly under the radar. This list encompasses Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.  read more