Travel Tales

22 Sep

7 Reasons To Take A Europe Overland Tour

Guys, we have an exciting announcement! Brand new for 2018, Travel Talk will be offering a Europe Overland tour called Best of Europe. Beginning in March 2018, this jam-packed 13-day tour will visit 7 fantastic countries, all with their own rare landmarks and famous sites. Starting and finishing in London, this tour enables you to explore Bruges, Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, Innsbruck, Venice, Rome, Florence, the Swiss Alps and Paris.

If you love unique history, vibrant cultures and fun-filled adventures with like-minded travellers, then this tour is perfect for you. Here are 7 reasons to take a Europe Overland tour:

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07 Sep

7 Reasons Why The Balkans Should Be On Your Radar

The Balkans is a fascinating and perhaps mysterious region that is yet to be properly discovered by many wanderers. It’s a region in Europe that is off the beaten track to the classic destinations of Rome, Paris, London, Amsterdam and Berlin. The Balkans is a cultural area with numerous and unclear borders however, the region takes its name from the Balkan Mountains that sweep from the Serbian-Bulgarian border to the Black Sea. Generally, the area is usually characterised as including Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania and though, many travellers have merely explored Croatia, finally, the rest of the Balkans are shining through. And, so they should be.

The region offers all the stunning, captivating, and exciting travel experiences you can imagine. Here are 7 reasons why the Balkans should be on your radar:

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01 Sep

8 Foods You Must Eat In Morocco

Moroccan food is flavoursome, vivid and magnificent. The food of Morocco has influences from Africa, the Mediterranean and the Middle East, which is evident throughout the dishes in the present day and vary between regions. The cooking traditions of its Berber, Jewish, French and Arab people still exist nowadays adding to Morocco’s delicious mix of dishes. Moroccan cuisine is full of loads of flavour and without a doubt your mouth will be delightfully puzzled with the new food combinations you’ll embark on.

Here are 8 foods you must eat in Morocco:

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25 Aug

8 Reasons To Ski Bansko

There’s nothing that equates to carving your way down the slopes on your skis or snowboard, taking in the stellar scenes and getting that epic adrenaline blast simultaneously. Bansko, Bulgaria’s premium ski resort, is the best place to experience all this. With the longest ski run in Bulgaria, great snow conditions, an epic nightlife and unreal après-ski, it’s no wonder Bansko ski resort is becoming an increasingly popular ski destination.

Here are 8 reasons to ski Bansko.

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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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25 May

30 activities to do in Europe this summer

Guess what? The weather is warming up in Europe. Winning! Scratching your head with what things to do in Europe this summer? We’ve compiled a little list for you to get your A into G and to help you get a move on with sussing your travel plans. Guess what? The weather is warming up in Europe. Winning! Scratching your head with what things to do in Europe this summer? We’ve compiled a little list for you to get your A into G and to help you get a move on with sussing your travel plans. Read more…

25 May

15 Realities About Croatia

Known for its medieval architecture, balmy climate, mountainous terrain, azure waters, dreamy island getaways, delicious wine and spectacular beaches, Croatia is a sun-drenched coastal paradise. Croatia is your Mediterranean fantasy and we think it is best revealed by boat.

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25 May

Why You Should Visit Nepal

Sunset above Bandipur in Nepal. Hdr processed.

Nepal is not a travel destination that many of us hear about too often. It’s usually a country that goes under the radar. Identified as the country that is home to Mount Everest and 8 of the world’s tallest mountains, it also has epic views and natural surroundings that are undeniably spectacular. Nepal is a landlocked country bordered by China and India, located in the Himalayas in South Asia. Though it is not an everyday type of holiday destination, the unspoiled natural world most definitely attracts a lot of adventure junkies and nature lovers.

So, are you as intrigued by this country as we are? Here are some reasons as to why you should visit Nepal.
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25 May

Survival Tips for Oktoberfest

Prost!  Who is game to sink a few steins, wear a lederhosen or dirndl, and eat their weight in pretzels? We are! Oktoberfest, essentially an adults Disneyland is the world’s largest beer festival. Held annually in Munich, Germany, it is a 16-day festival running from mid-September to the first weekend in October and it is a place not to be missed whilst visiting Europe! It is estimated that over 6 million people visit Oktoberfest and serve more than 6 million litres of beer every year – staggering numbers, right?

So with it just being around the corner, here are some tips on how to survive Oktoberfest.

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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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