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6th July 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

19 best things to do in Majorca

Nestled within the Mediterranean Sea, Majorca (or Mallorca) is one incredible island that’s so beautiful to see. Not only that, but there’s also a heap fo the best things to do in Majorca that are surprisingly diverse and totally unique. You see, Majorca is an island that’s got a little something for everyone! It’s the kind of place where you can hike the mountain ranges, explore the best beaches and visit the historic little villages. It really is beautiful and totally worth heading...

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29th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

11 best hikes in Wales to experience

You could say I’m biased about Wales. You wouldn’t be wrong either. Wales is an absolute beauty and having lived there for so many years, I’ve gotten to know and explore this beauty first hand. Indeed, some of the best hikes in Wales once completed will leave you equally as biased as I am about Wales’ beauty! If you’re looking to hike in Wales you’ve actually got so many options. We’re talking coastal hikes, moderate hill climbs right up to more strenuous mountains jaunts....

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18th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

12 best things to do in Las Vegas

Okay, so Las Vegas isn’t everyone’s cup of tea! It’s the kind of city that people either love or hate; there seems to be no in between. That being said, there is a heap of the best things to do in Las Vegas that are dotted all across the city. Honestly, Las Vegas is the kind of city that just sucks up your time; and not always in a bad way! There are so many distractions, places, events and foodie spots that kinda make the city a mind-boggling effort to explore. Well, this was the case...

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

7 amazing secret spots to visit in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of my absolutely favourite cities to visit not just in Spain but in Europe as a whole and understandably, I’m not alone in feeling like this too. Year after year, Barcelona is ranked as one of the top 10 most visited cities in Europe so it’s safe to say that a lot of the amazing things to do in Barcelona is by this point pretty well know by a lot of travellers....

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

13 best things to do in the Lake District

There are so many gorgeous national parks in the UK to visit; with the Lake District being one of my favourites! Consisting of around sixteen lakes, there’s a heap of the best things to do in the Lake District that is dotted all across the region. Honestly, if you’re the kind of traveller that want’s to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then you’re gonna love the Lake District. It’s one of those timeless (and protected) places that so beautiful to visit. ...

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

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...

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

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,...

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

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...

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

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....

15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

10 best cities in Canada to visit

Canada is a beauty on a scale like nowhere else. It’s got incredible mountain, huge vaste lakes, ginormous wildlife and even vineyards. It’s just such an amazing country and one that has had us constantly return to it ever since our very first visit. With that in mind, we figured it’s high time we shared all the best cities you have to visit in Canada and why! If you're looking for blog posts from Canada, you can find them on our blog here -......

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

Inside the Ancient Kingdom Of Ayutthaya, Thailand

The Kingdom of Ayutthaya is an incredible ancient Kingdom in Thailand which started almost 700 years ago and existed for over 400 years. Ayutthaya was actually the capital of Thailand years ago, and is still a very important place to visit when you’re in Thailand! These days, it’s now a city and indeed, a wider province in Thailand but a rather special one as a lot of the history and heritage from the ancient Kingdom still exists here....

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15th June 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

Journey to the Ancient Kingdom Of Ayutthaya, Thailand

Okay so because we arrived in Bangkok at night, I never got round to showing you our hotel so I’ll just start off with that now. We stayed at the LiT BANGKOK Hotel for the first couple of night in the city and it was brilliant! I thought I took photos by the pool on my phone (there are a couple of pools here) but I can’t seem to find them anywhere....