The Wandering Quinn

Ellie is one of our favourite bloggers here at Travelscoop. We love reading about her latest adventures on her blog The Wandering Quinn. Be sure to check out her YouTube channel too - must view for the aspiring traveller!

The Wandering Quinn

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6th August 2020 by PommieTravels

What is the best time to go to Florida?

Florida has white sand beaches, delicious local seafood, and some of the best theme parks in the world. That could be why a record-breaking 126.1 million tourists flocked to the state in 2018. Florida has hot summers, warm falls, and mild winters. But what is the best time to go to Florida? It depends on what you’re looking for. Let’s explore some of the best times to visit Florida for sunshine, relaxation, and escaping those winter blues....

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22nd July 2020 by PommieTravels

Essential experiences for anyone visiting Niagara Falls

There’s little wonder as to why Niagara Falls attracts millions of visitors each year. As one of the foremost wonders of the natural world, the Niagara Falls are truly a sight to behold, and anyone with an appreciation for nature’s majesty should see them at least once. However, the area’s appeal isn’t limited to the falls themselves. Whether you’re traveling solo, embarking on a romantic getaway or looking for a first-rate family destination, Niagara Falls has you covered on all...

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8th July 2020 by PommieTravels

The 5 best beaches in Florida for avoiding crowds

In a good year, Florida attracts over 126 million tourists, so you can rest assured that things get pretty crowded during peak season. Those who like a little more reserved experience needn’t stay away though. Florida has plenty of secluded spots where you’ll still get your desired dose of peace and quiet. These are the best beaches in Florida where you can lap up the sunshine and fun without the crowds....

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22nd July 2020 by PommieTravels

Best places to visit in Las Vegas

Vegas is famously known as the sin city. The coverage it has received in recent years is appreciable, especially the fact that it became the center of Hollywood in the late 1970s. Even though the Casino industry was growing at that time, the promotion in TV and movies of America’s casino capital became one of the main reasons Las Vegas gained its reputation. Alone in 2019, Casinos in Las Vegas made $6.587 billion, and this is expected to rise by 1-2% if current statistics were to keep in the...

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6th July 2020 by PommieTravels

The best places to stay in Valencia

Ladies and gentleman, we have lift off! As the world slowly starts to emerge from the nightmare of lockdown and the Coronavirus pandemic, many countries are beginning to open their borders again. Spain will soon be back in business and welcoming tourists for the busy summer months. If you’re planning a trip to Spain, you might be considering the beautiful city of Valencia as your destination. (And here’s a little secret, it’s amazing for a winter break too!) ...

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17th June 2020 by PommieTravels

5 truly amazing places to visit in Malaysia

One of the great hidden gems of Southeast Asia is Malaysia. Malaysia is a great country to visit and there are plenty of places to visit. But with the plethora of choices to see in the country, it can be hard to figure out what you should see. Malaysia is one of the most diverse countries in Asia, and possibly, the world. It is often overlooked by many of its neighbors in Southeast Asia. ...

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1st June 2020 by PommieTravels

Beaches in Hong Kong

What to do in Hong Kong on a hot summer’s day? If you ask locals, a trip to the beach might be the answer you get. The reason is based on a process of elimination. There are no large water parks or entertainment facilities in Hong Kong. The swimming pools opening hours are often short. Private pools are uncommon. Because of that, Public beaches become the best way to escape the summer heat....

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29th May 2020 by PommieTravels

Best day trips from Los Angeles

LA may have a glamorous reputation, but let’s keep it real – this place can grind the best of us down. When burnout looms, though, there’s nothing like a quick day trip to recharge one’s batteries. Compelling destinations surround Los Angeles. Let’s explore some of them together. Santa Barbara: Backed by mountains and boasting scores of sexy Spanish Colonial Revival buildings, Santa Barbara is one of California’s most scenic cities. Dubbed the “American Riviera” for having a...

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22nd April 2020 by PommieTravels

Holiday activities and the best hotels in Jaco Costa Rica

Are you planning your next holiday and do not know what to choose between beaches, mountains or wildlife? There is one place in Central America that has it all and some volcanos on top of everything. I’m talking about Costa Rica, one of the most amazing destinations in the whole wide world. A place you will fall for once you get there....

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3rd May 2020 by PommieTravels

Why Hawaii should be on your Bucket List

Many people consider Hawaii as one of their must-go travel destinations. In 2019 alone, over 10 million people visited Hawaii – 5% higher than the previous year. This makes Hawaii a popular vacation spot for solo and group travelers. You may be wondering – what’s so great about Hawaii that you need to include it on your bucket list?...

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3rd May 2020 by PommieTravels

21 activities to do in Bali with kids

A grand getaway to Bali can offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for your entire family. Here are the top 21 things to do with children during your trip to Bali. 1) Dream Museum Zone (DMZ) Bali: This museum has a fantastic collection of 3-dimensional paintings and animal-themed paintings to get children interested and involved in art appreciation. 2) Waterbom Bali: This enormous water park offers some of the largest and most thrilling water slides in the country. It’s excellent for older...

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3rd May 2020 by PommieTravels

5 Things to See and Do in Iceland

As the name suggests, Iceland is a land full of ice formations. However, cold should not deter you, since Iceland is warmer than the United Kingdom during winter. There are a couple of reasons why you should visit Iceland. The place is characterised by nature wonders ranging from springs, the northern lights, and fantastic coastal views. There is no doubt that Iceland should top your travel bucket list. The country is rich in outstanding culture and unique natural beauty, waiting to be...