Travel Tales

02 Nov

Why you should make Egypt your next destination

One of the oldest civilisations in the world, it’s ancient treasures and interesting history makes Egypt a definite bucket list topper.  Visit the majestic pyramids, take the iconic kiss pic with the Sphinx or take a cruise down the longest river in the world. See the pages of your history books come to life when you take on an Egyptian adventure.

Here are our top 5 reason’s why you should make Egypt your next destination.

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31 Aug

Must-sees in Jordan other than Petra

Every country has their iconic landmark, from The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt to the Parthenon in Greece. For Jordan, its most famous attraction is the historical and archaeological city of Petra. This breath-taking rose coloured city has been around since 312 BC, and is a national symbol of the city (and so it should be). However, once you have visited Petra, there is still plenty of other attractions in Jordan that will leave you with the same WOW feeling!

See our top attractions other than Petra that are definitely worth adding to your itinerary!

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27 Apr

7 Ways Travel Makes Your Life Better

Travel transforms you. It can modify who you are from the inside and out. Once travelling you face life in a way that’s not always likely when you have your typical nine till five jobs. Travel can change you for you the better. It opens your eyes, humbles you and makes you look at the world through different eyes. None of this can be accomplished watching the telly at home. You may dream of travelling, but dreams are only dreams.

Here are 7 ways travel makes your life better and why you should start sorting out your next journey.

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13 Apr

12 Fascinating Facts About Belgrade

Belgrade, which means the “White City” is the capital and largest city of Serbia.  It is located where the Danube River meets the Sava River and where the Pannonain Plain meets the Balkans. It’s a city where worlds collide, where prehistoric history fuses with medieval times, which again merge with the contemporary age. Evolving from its ruthless past and the collapse of communism, Belgrade is now becoming one of the foremost travel centres in south-eastern Europe. With rich culture, a buzzing nightlife and an easy-going Mediterranean pace, it’s not hard to see why.

Here are 12 fascinating facts about Belgrade.

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02 Feb

Ways To Cut Your Costs To Travel

So, you want to travel but you have no money saved to go? You see your friends’ photos of them travelling the world, you see various Instagram and Facebook travel photos and then you dream of where you want to go. Well … make it happen. The most difficult thing about going travelling is finding the money to do it. It’s a gigantic mountain to hike for sure, but it doesn’t have to be tough. With a few life-style changes and choices, you’ll be able to make your travel dreams become a reality in no time.

The following are some fab tips on ways to cut your costs to save money to travel.

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15 Dec

10 Travel New Year Resolutions

We always want the New Year to bring bigger and better things, and 2018 will be no different. Every year, we make resolutions. Every year most of us break them. But, it seems that keeping resolutions that are tied into things that you enjoy and appreciate, like travel, are much easier to keep as they’re achievable and you want to accomplish them.  Travel New Year resolutions are in fact fun, encouraging and exciting. Making minor changes and creating goals can help travel infatuated humans achieve and tick off the biggest bucket-lists to date and help set you up to do even more. How satisfied and stoked will you be?

Here are 10 travel new year resolutions:

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19 Oct

20 Facts About Bosnia And Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina, located on the Balkan Peninsular, was previously part of Yugoslavia however, gained independence in 1992. This fascinating country has a deep history of being ruled and overcome by other countries and cultures. The country is most captivating for its East-meets-West surroundings, which has been blended with Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian pasts. With an abundance of medieval ruins, unique towns and cities, stunning mountains, waterfalls and rivers, Bosnia and Herzegovina has plenty of major drawcards for all travellers.  It’s only in recent times that wanderers have truly realised how amazing this country is.

Here are 20 facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina:

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09 Aug

What To Pack For A Tour In Europe

With the European summer well and truly here, many of you eager travellers will be gearing up to go, and no doubt super excited. Be it a one week trip or a three-month trip, no matter the length the reality of packing for a trip can make you a little stressy. Most of us want pack everything however, due to the backpack or suitcase space (or the lack of it), trying to pack the essentials can be problematic even for the most experienced travellers. But, don’t you get your little self into a hot and bothered mess because we have you sorted! Here’s our key things to pack for a tour in Europe.

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24 May

Why Iceland Should Be On Your Travel Bucket-List

Aurora Borealis reflected between two fjords in Troms

One word for Iceland: Epic! This country takes the cake for being unique. Rocking up in winter or in summer? It doesn’t matter, this place looks like another planet, year around. Iceland is a Nordic island country with a population of around 332,529 and an area of 103,000 km2. This makes Iceland the most sparsely inhabited nation in Europe. It’s both volcanically and geologically active consisting of lava fields, mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, volcanoes and what’s more? You can even dive between two tectonic plates. Now that’s class!

Tempted? Well you should be! Here are some reasons as to why Iceland should be on your travel bucket-list.
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24 May

Splatter The Town Red At La Tomatina

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Warning: If you’re allergic to tomatoes, then this festival is not for you! La Tomatina is an exciting and characteristic event of the town of Buñol in Spain. Each year the festival takes place on the last Wednesday in August and sees around 20,000 people pack the streets of the town to throw around one hundred thousand kilograms of over-ripe tomatoes at each other. Sounds delicious, right?

Rumour has it that it all began in 1945 when some local teenagers, taking part in the traditional processions, decided to create their own fun within the parade. One of them took some tomatoes from a market stall and hurled them at the others, who reacted instantaneously, giving rise to an impulsive vegetable fight.

Want to know more? Here’s the low down of the festival and some handy tips:

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