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5 Reasons Not To Miss Serbia This Summer

Unlike countries such as Spain, Germany and France which boast ‘unmissable’ cities like Barcelona, Berlin and Paris, Serbia is not often included on most backpackers’ lists of must see destinations. Even recently, as other more easterly European countries like Hungary, the Czech Republic and Croatia have made it onto the well-travelled routes, Serbia remains relatively…

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Mix Things Up in Marrakech

Marrakech has everything to offer both the customary budget traveller and those in search of a more luxury experience. Whether you’re looking for pure relaxation beneath a glowing sun or the chaos and cacophony of bartering in the bazaars whilst running between museums, Marrakech has it all. Far from being simply a sunny tourist spot,…

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A Season in Banff: Off Piste and On the Cheap

Renowned around the globe for its world class slopes, Banff is a dream come true for adrenaline junkies and gap year students alike. What better way to spend a year than cruising down pearly white mountains and topping up your goggle tan line? Yet for most of us, our entire budget during our season is…

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Adventures in the Peak District: Bakewell

The Peak District is one of England’s largest national parks and spans Northern Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire. It offers stunning views, great opportunities for popular outdoor activities (such as walking, cycling and climbing) and is an absolute haven for wildlife. Pretty much every inch of the open space and scenery is beautiful to explore,…

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Cornwall on a Shoestring

Essentially the English equivalent of the French Riviera, Cornwall is the go-to place for Brits looking to escape the daily grind without the faff of catching a flight. Known for its fudge, surfers and stunning scenery, this region has the reputation of being one of the most beauitful places in the country. What it doesn’t…

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Here’s Why The Middle East Should Be On Your Travel Agenda

If someone were to ask you what you know about the Middle East, chances are your brain would automatically start flicking through an archive of news articles, with buzzwords such as war, terror, and violence jumping to the forefront. It’s also very likely not high up on your travel bucket list, if it’s made it…

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Poland: The Cheap Alternative to Iceland

Iceland seems to be on most adventurers’ travel bucket lists but it’s the kind of place many will only get to see once in a lifetime, so you want to do all the activities you can cram in in one visit. However staying for a few days can be a pricey affair, and that’s without…

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Here’s Why Every 20-Something Should Spend a Summer in Chicago

In a city like Chicago, you can be that broke 20-something and still feel like you have a life. Located in Illinois, Chicago is the third most populated city in the US. Known for Al Capone, architecture, jazz music and Barack Obama, the city has a dazzling skyline and a beach to look out over…

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From Cardiff to Countryside: 5 Rural Adventures

As capital cities go, Cardiff is pretty high up there on the list of ones not to miss. A combination of historic landmarks and sights, underground bars and restaurants, a vibrant bay-side quay and a notorious sporting scene makes the city a joy to both live in and visit. But, as much as Cardiff’s reputation…

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5 Reasons Why Naples is Better Than You Think

Naples, sitting in the shin of the boot of Italy, gets a bad press. It’s dismissed as dirty and dangerous, with Sorrento being a much more popular option amongst those looking for a base from which to explore Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius, or the Amalfi Coast. I stayed in the city for five days, and found…