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20 amazing things to do on the Gold Coast

20 amazing things to do on the Gold Coast

Oh, the Gold Coast: an area of pristine surf beaches, trendy cafes, luscious hinterland and friendly faces. It’s where every Aussie wants to escape for a relaxing holiday and secretly wants to live. The Gold Coast has grown into one of Australia’s most loved destinations, probably because there’s something here for everyone. Your morning can…

Adventurous relaxation: why you need to visit Rarotonga

Adventurous relaxation: why you need to visit Rarotonga

Kia Orana! Rarotonga, the largest of the Cook Islands, is unquestionably one of the most relaxing places in the world to visit. It’s undeniable. White sandy beaches and glorious weather on a tropical South Pacific island tend to create that sort of atmosphere with little difficulty. In fact, it’s so transfixing that you’ll look at…

The best beaches in Europe for sunseekers and adventurers

The best beaches in Europe for sunseekers and adventurers

It’s not summer until you’ve hit the beach – and there’s a staggering range of sandy stretches where you can get your fix. I’ve sought out twelve of the best beaches in Europe, so you can find the perfect one for your summer holidays – whether you’re after adventure and nightlife or just want to…

The 27 best backpacker hostels in Australia

The 27 best backpacker hostels in Australia

The Land Down Under is full of adventure, beautiful weather, terrifying and wonderful wildlife, and some of the best parties in the world, so it’s no wonder people flock from all over the globe to get their Oz fix. Sooner or later though, you’ll need a place to cool off, rest your weary noggin and…

14 reasons you need to travel to Albania ASAP

14 reasons you need to travel to Albania ASAP

Sunbathing on pristine beaches, trekking through lonely mountains, exploring ancient ruins… if this sounds like your idea of heaven, you NEED to travel to Albania this year. The Balkan gem has avoided mass tourism unlike many of its neighbours, so travel in Albania means many off-the-beaten-path experiences and oodles of authentic local charm. From numerous UNESCO…

Life’s a beach: hostels in paradise from €2.50/night

Life’s a beach: hostels in paradise from €2.50/night

Imagine hostels where you can sleep under the stars, where you can hear the waves lapping from your beach hut. Well, they exist and we’ve found them. But these hostels don’t just offer the extraordinary locations, they have the extra magic sprinkled on top. Think rooftop cinemas, 3-hour happy hours and free gourmet food. And all…

7 jaw-dropping Algarve beaches for the perfect Portugal road trip

7 jaw-dropping Algarve beaches for the perfect Portugal road trip

Still wondering where to go for your fix of sun, sea and sand this summer? With its spectacular beaches, rugged cliffs and crystal clear waters, the Algarve is the perfect place to visit in Southern Portugal. The name may evoke images of your grandparent’s annual beach holiday, but bear with us on this one: it’s a bit of…

5 unmissable stops for your Iceland road trip

5 unmissable stops for your Iceland road trip

It’s been two weeks since I got back from my trip to Iceland, and I’m still suffering withdrawal symptoms. I miss the breathtaking waterfalls, otherworldly landscapes and incredible wildlife. To help me recover, I’m going to relive the magic and show you the highlights of my road trip around this stunning country. Do you want…

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