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  • Wake up to the power of sleep tourism

    Wake up to the power of sleep tourism

    Holidays are an excellent way to unwind and reset, especially if you enjoy a siesta. One of the most recent travel trends of 2023, sleep tourism, is about making a good night’s sleep the main focus of your trip.  You told us in your 2023 annual survey that you like to relax when on holiday,…

  • Sandy sights – see the world’s most amazing sand dunes

    Sandy sights – see the world’s most amazing sand dunes

    We all love the feeling of warm sand between our toes on holiday. But if you fancy something different from the typical beach getaway, the world has some incredible dunes to explore. Each sand dune is unique and ever-changing, sculpted by the wind and sand. These natural wonders come in every shape and size.  A…

  • 6 of the world’s best museums for your next cultural adventure

    6 of the world’s best museums for your next cultural adventure

    For many of us, one of the best parts of travelling is to learn about the history and people of the area. One great way of finding out about new cultures is to visit local museums during your trip. Here are 6 of the most interesting museums across the globe. Each one tells us something…

  • Unwind and relax: 6 stress-free holiday destinations

    Unwind and relax: 6 stress-free holiday destinations

    We could all use some much-deserved relaxation. Stress can significantly impact our mental health, and what better way to leave your worries behind than with a serene getaway? Here are our choices for 6 amazing places to help you unwind! BUDAPEST, HUNGARY The capital of Hungary is one of Europe’s most stately cities. Budapest is a beautiful…

  • 5 cities known for Christmas

    5 cities known for Christmas

    Our brains are very good at making connections and associations, and some places scream “Christmas” to us. There are lots of reasons for this, from the general look and feel of a place to appearances in festive film favourites. But which are the cities that make us feel most Christmassy? New York City – USA…

  • The Ultimate UK Christmas Staycations

    The Ultimate UK Christmas Staycations

    Christmas is rapidly approaching, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy a weekend away in the UK. So, we’ve gathered together some of the best festive delights the country has to offer this holiday season. From Christmas markets to a getaway in the Highlands, here are some of our favourites for the ultimate Christmas…

  • Stunning views from around the UK

    You don’t have to go far to find stunning views for your holiday photos. The UK has some truly breathtaking vistas to enjoy. From Lands End to John o’ Groats there’s a lot to enjoy in this beautiful country of ours. We’ve collected some of our favourites below. England Durdle Door, Dorset. This beautiful limestone…

  • Tashirojima: The Japanese island that’s been taken over by cats

    Tashirojima: The Japanese island that’s been taken over by cats

    A few months ago, we wrote about Okunoshima, the island that has been taken over by rabbits. Well, now, we bring you Tashirojima, the island that has been taken over by cats. Prepare yourself for a cute overload!

  • The Perfume River of Vietnam

    Possibly the most romantically named river ever, but how does it get its smell?

  • 4 spooky ghost towns from around the globe

    Although Halloween may be over, the scent of pumpkins and (for some reason) latte are still on the chill autumn air, so let’s take a peek at some of the more spooky ghost towns from around the world.