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10 Very Best Things To Do In Norwich

Perched in East Anglia, Norwich is one of the totally gorgeous and historic cities in England to visit. The city is well over 1,000 years old and there’s a heap of the best things to do in Norwich that are nestled all across the city limits. This is exactly why I love it, there’s just so much to see and do over a long weekend! 

Plus, being around 100-miles away from the big smoke of London, it’s really easy to pop across via the train. This makes it totally easy to visit if you’re not planning on driving around the UK. 

Now, the city might be smaller than places like; London but it’s similar in size to other historic cities like Bath or Cambridge. So, if you’ve already been to the latter, you’ll know how manageable it is to explore by foot. 

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17 Best Hikes In Colorado To Experience

All across the country, there’s a heap of incredible national parks to hike in the USA. This is no more true that within the state of Colorado. After all, there are so many best hikes in Colorado that you’ll be spoilt for choice. The whole state is awash with incredible mountain ranges, ridges and a heap of trails that crisscross the state. 

Now, obviously, Colorado isn’t one of the only places to go hiking in the USA. There are some firm favourite places to go, especially around New York, Washington, California and in gorgeous places like Yellowstone, too.

That being said, Colorado is equally stunning and an incredible state to explore, especially when hiking. Now, I’ve tried to include a few different hikes for all abilities and fitness levels...

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23 Best Places In Scotland To Visit

Scotland is a stunner of a country to explore! It’s one of those places that you can visit and have totally different experiences, no matter what type of travel you love. This, on top of the fact that there’s a heap of the best places in Scotland that are dotted all across the country make it a totally amazing spot to explore.

Now, I might have a pretty big soft spot for Scotland, especially after living there for six years. And, although I can’t say I ever tried a fried Mars Bar, I certainly did lots of travelling. This is exactly why I wanted to share some of the best places in Scotland you should think of visiting on your next trip. 

Whether it’s a trip around the Kingdom of Fife, a jaunt in the Highlands or a city break in Edinburgh or Glasgow; I’m almost guaranteeing you tha...

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12 Best Places In The Scottish Islands To Visit

The Hebrides are a totally stunning part of Scotland to visit; not least because of their unspoilt beauty. Now, there are loads of tiny little islands in Scotland to visit and each has its own charm (and long history) to discover. After all, that’s what makes Scotland so special! This is especially true when you think of all the best places in the Scottish Islands that you shouldn’t miss.

This is exactly why I’m focusing on the inner (and outer) Hebrides of Scotland to visit. Though, you can certainly head to the likes of Shetland and the Orkney Isles, too. Each has its own charm and distinct character which are totally gorgeous. 

From the beautiful, and more popular islands like Skye, to the uninhabited islands of the outer-Hebrides, there’s a huge mix of the best plac...

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10 Very Best Things To Do In Bath, England

Honestly, Bath is a totally stunning and historic city in England to visit. It’s the kind of place that’s steeped in history, with some dating back almost two-thousand years. You’ll be totally spoilt for choice when looking for the best things to do in Bath, especially as there are so many dotted across the city.

This is why I wanted to share some of the very best things to do in Bath when you head on over. It’s easily the kind of city that’s great for a day trip whilst in England, especially as it’s only around 2-hours on the train from London. That being said, personally think a few days in Bath is a little better; this gives you time to really enjoy the city.

Oh, and, it’s really easy to partner a trip to Bath with a longer trip to the Cotswolds, too...

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12 Best Day Trips In England

Honestly, there’s a huge amount of places in England to explore, especially on a sunny day. We’re so fortunate to have a whole heap of the best day trips in England that are dotted all across the country. With everything from tropical-like islands to magnificent castles.

That being said, it can be pretty tough to nail down a few of the best day trips in England to head out on. This is especially true when you’ve got such a huge amount to see.

This is exactly why I wanted to share some of the best day trips in England that everyone can enjoy.

Now, rather than just focusing on one area of England (after all, we’re not all based in London, Manchester etc), I thought I’d pop a few suggestions that are dotted all across the country.

This’ll hopefully give you a load of relatively lo...

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24 Very Best Things To Do In New York

New York is an incredible city to explore! It’s a hive of activity, buzzing with life, culture and loads of foodie haunts to fill up at. That being said, with all these best things to do in New York, it can be hard to prioritize just a few of the best areas of the city.

Now, you can obviously see a lot in a day in New York. That being said, there’s a massive amount of free things to do in New York that you’ll probably end up spending months trying to see. Obviously, if you’re heading across for a long weekend or a quick stopover, then you’ll want to cram in as much as you can. 

Truthfully, New York is the kind of city that’s always changing and pretty exciting to explore, even if you’ve been more than once...

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Biggest Travel Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Biggest Travel Mistakes

6 Most Common Travel Mistakes To Avoid

International Travel Mistakes To Avoid # 1

Failing To Check The Expiry Date On Your Passport

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Yes, this is one of the most common mistakes people make when getting ready to go on vacation. They forget to check the expiry date on their passports, or on any other necessary documents such as a travel tourist visa. In most cases, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of your extended stay in the country you are visiting.

Unfortunately, this has happened to friends of ours in the past. They were all set to head out for a 2 week tropical vacation, only to discover when they arrived at the airport to check in, their passports had expired 3 months previously. What a horrible way to ruin a long awaited vacation!

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8 Secret Spots You Have To Visit In Rome

 Rome is an absolute beauty of a city to visit, with the secret spots in Rome are actually a testament to that.

It’s not very often when the hype around a city is actually matched with the reality of exploring the city and Rome is one of those few cities that doesn’t just match up with the hype but far surpasses it.

8 Secret Spots You Have To Visit In Rome (5)

Like don’t get me wrong – Rome can get very hot (we’re talking about summer here particularly) and very busy but it makes sense that somewhere as amazing as Rome is an easy travel favourite amongst travellers. Essentially, it’s busy because it’s so amazing.

As for the summer heat, coming from the UK where the weather can be temperamental, I have no problems whatsoever with some Roman sunshine! ?

All the more excuse to constantly stop for Aperols and g...

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14 Best Places In Slovakia To Visit

Situated south of Poland, Slovakia is a relatively small European country that packs a punch when it comes to beautiful places to see. It’s the perfect example of a small country that has a lot of incredible things to do and a heap of the best places in Slovakia that are dotted all across the country. 

You see, Slovakia sits right in the heart of Eastern Europe, which makes it a totally easy place to visit if you’re already in cities like; Budapest or Vienna. Plus, it’s definitely true if you’re wanting to make a dash for a weekend trip to Bratislava (the capital), too; especially as it’s only a train ride away.

That being said, Slovakia is so much more than its quaint capital city.

There are hundreds of the best places in Slovakia to visit, which in all honesty makes it hard t...

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