Entries in travel (321)

Monday
Dec042017

Top 5 Places for your Bucket  List

An American writer once said, “twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did.” You definitely don’t want the regret of not visiting the world’s most amazing places. Although there are so many incredible sights across the globe, here are the top 5 worth adding to your Bucket List. Don’t dream of going, make it a reality!

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Friday
Dec012017

QUIZ: Where Should You Go On Your Winter  Vacation?

Fancy a spontaneous getaway, but don't know where to go this winter? Take this quiz to find out whether exploring the jungles of Costa Rica would suit you, or whether you should be sipping a Hot Chocolate in the Alps this year.

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Thursday
Nov302017

Exploring the Dead  Sea

The Dead Sea is one of the most extraordinary places on Earth. Not only is it submerged with biblical significance but currently stands as the Earth’s lowest land elevation. The surfaces and shores are approximately 420 metres below sea level, making it the deepest hypersaline lake in the world!

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Wednesday
Nov222017

The Urban Heat Island Effect - What Is  It?

The temperature of urban areas is becoming a concern. They experience considerably warmer temperatures than surrounding areas. This is the Urban Heat Island Effect. Have you ever wondered why the biggest metropolitan cities such as London, Paris and New York are hotter during the summer?

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Tuesday
Nov212017

5 Reasons You Should Learn To  Dive

Scuba Diving is one of life’s great pleasures. Immersing yourself deep beneath the waves allows you to discover a whole new world, and reach new depths. It is a challenge that offers unlimited rewards, and is a sport that brings people together and creates lifelong relationships! Here we explore 5 reasons you should learn to dive, if you even need any persuading…

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Monday
Nov202017

Top 5 Volcanoes Worth Visiting 

Visiting an active volcano might sound like a death trap, but experiencing the power of nature is promised to be a blast…well not literally we hope!

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Thursday
Nov162017

The Best Locations For Seeing The Northern  Lights

If the Northern Lights are not on your bucket list, then they should be! They are probably on every travellers list. The aurora spectral colours glowing in the night sky is magical. Finding words to describe this phenomenon is proven difficult as it is a vision like no other, filled with hidden myths, making it so much more mysterious.  Find out where you can see the Northern Lights here.

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Monday
Nov132017

Top 5 most sustainable cities 

Cities have always been respected for their attractive skylines, abundant history and significant economic contribution. It is only recently that sustainability has joined this list, proving that cities can drop their high-carbon status and adopt green initiatives.

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Monday
Nov062017

Top 5 Ancient Ruins 

Ancient civilisations have created some incredibly impressive structures considering how basic their tools and technologies were. Nowadays it is possible to visit and explore many of these ancient ruins all around the world and experience the remains of grand settlements or monuments from hundreds or even thousands of years ago.

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Friday
Nov032017

Quiz: How Well Do You Know  Asia?

Asia is the most populated continent on the planet, being home to over 4 billion people, which is a greater population than that of all the other continents combined! However, it still remains mysterious - how much do you know about this amazing continent? Take our quiz to find out!

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Thursday
Nov022017

Exploring the Amazon  River

The Amazon River and the surrounding habitat that it supports is known to be some of the most biodiverse habitat in the world. This river is also famous for its vast size; it is one of the longest rivers in the world and during the rainy season can reach widths of 24 miles. Here we talk you through some of the jaw-dropping facts that make the Amazon so astounding.

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Tuesday
Oct312017

5 Halloween Festivals around the World 

Happy Halloween! Halloween has quickly grown to become one of the most internationally celebrated festivities around. Whilst most of us simply love to dress up and go trick or treating, there are some places in the world where the holiday has deep traditional roots. Read on to learn about some of the world’s most ghoulish Halloween festivals.  

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Thursday
Oct262017

Amazing Libraries from Around the  World

Let’s face it; we should probably all go to the library a bit more than we do. They offer a quiet and peaceful escape from the outside world, where you can get lost in a book, or just reflect. They act as cultural gathering places, and the world’s greatest minds have studied beneath their ceilings. Here are some of the world’s most amazing libraries!

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Thursday
Oct192017

The Best Places For Tea Around the  Globe

So much more than a refreshing beverage, tea has served as both a means to de-stress and a conversation accompanist for centuries. It is consumed by millions around the world every day, and reminds us that although it may seem like we are vast and secluded, we are in fact much closer and much more similar than it may seem.

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Tuesday
Oct172017

Unlikely Animal  Friends

In this article we take a look at unlikely pairings of animals that seem to benefit from one another’s company, from over-protective ants to hitchhiking fish we explore the world of symbioses and discover why certain species tolerate their companions.

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