Travel Tales

03 Feb

Travel Talk Destinations Show

So, you may have heard about this Destinations Show? What is it, you ask? It is the only FREE travel, culture and entertainment show in London and is the first of its kind. It will be held on Saturday 18th February from 10am – 6pm at the Ibis Hotel Earls Court and will comprise of a jam-packed schedule. For more information on this event and to RSVP go here.

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24 Jun

Why You Should Spend Your Money On Travel

“Travel while you’re young and able. Don’t worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be.” – This quote really rings home. Life is too short to not travel and the world is too large to not want to travel. We ought to spend our money on experiences such as travel instead of things such as a new car.  Experiences can offer a life time of gratifying memoirs. The things we obtain in life, in the other instance, rapidly become familiar and forgotten to us.

Here are some reasons as to why you should spend your money on travel.

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03 Jun

15 quotes that will make you want to travel NOW

Travel is not just a movement; it is progression – progression of you. There is always an excuse; not enough money, not enough time, I’ve never travelled before, I’m stuck with my job, I don’t have anyone to go with, travelling is too dangerous and the list goes on. We should all travel but our greatest limitations are from within. Travel is stepping out of your comfort zone into the unknown. Travelling the globe offers fascinating fundamentals that will enable us develop and discover ourselves. Consequently, it is imperative to stop making justifications and hit the highway. One word: Wanderlust (n.) A strong desire or urge to wander or travel and explore the world.

Here are 15 quotes that will make to want to travel the world now!

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27 May

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List For 2016

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The ultimate travel bucket list for 2016 – Where to begin? It’s almost June, which means that the start of the prime season for impressive summer ventures throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle is about to commence. It’s hard to confine a selection of travel bucket list ideas because once you get the travelling bug, the list goes on, and on, and on. Travel is: fun, adventure, freedom, joyful, broadens the mind, feeds our soul plus more all rolled into one. It is one of our utmost treasures, and we should all have a travel bucket list. Here’s 10 ultimate bucket list ideas for 2016.

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26 Feb

WHERE TO SEE THE BEST SUNRISES AND SUNSETS AROUND THE WORLD

We are a sucker for a good sunrise or sunset – no two are ever the same and the colours make for the perfect Instagram photo! Seeing the sky gracefully morph is such a memorable experience and here’s where to see the best around the world.

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19 Feb

PACKING FOR GREEK ISLAND HOPPING

Sailing in Greece will ruin your life. You will never want to leave the crystal clear waters, the soothing gentle rocking of the boat or feasting on freshly-caught seafood. We all know the better the holiday, the harder it is to transition back to reality – most of us dread returning to our nine to fiver. 

Packing the right things can really make or break a trip and we want to make yours. Here we’ve compiled a list of things to throw in when you’re packing for Greek island hopping:

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26 Mar

Breath-taking Greek Islands

Going to Greek islands, there is no way you will miss Mykonos and Santorini, and should you not! The Mediterranean atmosphere never leaves you alone, either when you are chilling by the sea side, partying by beach clubs or relaxing in the pool sipping a cocktail. Incredible food, breath-taking view and the perfect summer holiday! Here is how I made my Greece tour an ideal holiday.

Discovering Mykonos and Santorini
The Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini has spread their fame to many corners of the world, and continue to receive more and more attention as years pass. On the Best of Greece tour by Travel Talk, I had crazy fun and precious memories in many islands, but these 2 stole the crown!

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11 Jun

Greek Island Cruises With Travel Talk Tours

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Greece is one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations. In part, this is due to its remarkable history and its role as one of the leading cultures of the ancient world. However, another reason that Greece ranks highly on the bucket list of many an avid traveller is its eclectic, picture-postcard pretty islands.

There are, in total, 6000 islands that belong to Greece, though only 227 of those are inhabited; and of those, only 78 have a population of over 100 people. With their beautiful unspoilt coastlines, quaint white-washed fishing villages and delectable cuisine, it’s small wonder that Greek island cruises are becoming more popular by the year.

Your Greek Island Cruise: Popular Destinations For Greek Sailing Tours

Some of the islands have a formidable reputation that precedes them, such as the bustling holiday-maker’s favourite of Crete, or the party-goer’s paradise at Corfu. If, however, you’re looking for something a little different, then these islands are not to be missed on your Greek Island cruise.

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24 Oct

Sail Greece

When conjuring up images of the Greek islands, most picture sun-kissed days spent lying on the white sandy beaches and swimming in the refreshing sapphire sea with the quintessentially Greek white-stucco buildings in the background; then warm Mediterranean nights spent sipping on cocktails while watching the lights bounce off the water and the boats gently rocking in the harbour, or partying all night in a club until you can watch the sun reappear over the horizon… And they wouldn’t be far wrong.

With over 2,900 islands and islets, 1,400 beaches and endless stretches of coastline framed by the crystal clear ocean, to sail Greece seems to be the natural choice to explore all of this, and have a true holiday of holidays.

The islands that form the Cyclades are typically the first choice of charterers who sail Greece. These islands sit in the centre of the Aegean and get their name from the Greek word ‘kyklos’ meaning “circle” as the islands form a circle around Delos island, which hosted the ancient city that was the region’s centre of commerce. This collection of islands varies from the lively waterfront towns and nightlife of Mykonos and Ios, to the quaint charm of Páros and vistas of Santorini. Read more…

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