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3 Reasons to Make the Balearic Islands Your Next Travel Destination

The Balearic Islands offer a hugely popular holiday destination – and with good reason. These islands provide the best of culture, nightlife and phenomenal scenery, providing a haven for individuals or an exciting holiday for families. The weather enjoys some of the hottest temperatures, making it the perfect summer spot, especially during peak season when the temperature is at its highest.  Take a look at just some of the few reasons below why this destination should have a place on your list.  1. Each Island Has Its Own Character The Balearic Islands all offer their own unique appeal.  Ibiza is renowned for its night-life and partying, as you’ll already know, but that doesn’t mean that it’s also not a great place to unwind and experience some history. There are prime partying spots, but venture to places such as The Old Town for stunning architecture and historical sites to explore.  Formentera is full of rustic amenities and culture and is a very laid back option, perfect for couples or adults who aren’t looking to party too hard. This island houses the right amount of sandy white beaches and is made all the more exciting by the simple fact that it is only accessible by ferry.  Majorca is a complete mash-up of everything you might want. From natural beauty to glorious bays and beaches, to more busy and popular tourist resorts,...

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5 Places You Must Visit If You Ever Go To United Kingdom

5 Places You Must Visit in the United Kingdom If you are visiting the United Kingdom for the first time in your life and you don’t know what to do, don’t worry; you have come to the right place. We are going to mention a few awe-inspiring places you better visit if you ever set foot on English soil. These are the best tourist attractions in the UK. 1) Stonehenge Located 10 miles north of Salisbury on the Salisbury Plan, this is perhaps Europe’s most treasured prehistoric monument. There are around 250 objects that show how megaliths carried out their daily appears. Once you have walked the stones, you better see the replicas of Neolithic Houses with their daily use tools. You can go inside the circle during normal visits, but will need a special book to get to the site. If you are really interested, you can find a deal here. 2) The Tower of London A Prison, Palace, and Treasure vault, you name it. This menagerie and Observatory has everything. This is the primary reason why The Tower of London is perhaps considered the most important building in all of England. There is enough history to keep you busy for hours. White Tower is the centerpiece and was built around in 1078 by William the Conqueror. It houses exceptional exhibits like Line of Kings and a stunning...

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Exploring the City of Glasgow

Exploring the City of Glasgow Voted the world’s friendliest city by Roughguides readers in 2016 and then again in 2017 by an independent survey carried out by consumer panel, it’s not difficult to see why visitors flock to Glasgow in their thousands each year. Even Glaswegians consider the friendly people one of the best things about the city! This is great peace of mind for anyone traveling or looking at taking a well-earned break in the city of Glasgow, whether you make it your base of travel or the sole destination for your holiday. About the City Glasgow is full of interesting sights and attractions and has a comprehensive, rich history with evidence of habitation from as early as the late-sixth century. Perfect for visitors who like to indulge themselves in fascinating culture and visit locations that saw all manners of people from Romans, Norse and Gaels set foot in the area. Many of Glasgow’s attractions are considered world-class, having won numerous awards over the years, including the Riverside Museum and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Not to mention the incredible and inspiring architecture that is hidden throughout the city and the beautiful street art found in between. It’s also a great place to sample the culinary delights with a huge number of popular restaurants and eateries to be found in the foodie quarter of Finnieston. Getting...

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Hidden Travel Surprises in Rizal, Philippines

Hidden Travel Surprises in Rizal, Philippines It’s no surprise that the Philippines is full of hidden wonders. With a variety of the country’s tourist destinations garnering international attention, more and more people are starting to become curious about the archipelago. In fact, back in 2016, the “Visit The Philippines Again 2016” campaign of the Philippines’ Department of Tourism dominated the concourses of London’s Waterloo train station and made Londoners want to pack their bags and book a flight to the country right then and there. People passing through the station responded positively to the campaign as they were given a glimpse of the Philippines through a variety of activities, contests, virtual reality experiences, and videos projected on huge LED screens. If you’ve also been curious about the Philippines, perhaps you want to know a little bit more beyond the beaches, lagoons, and islands. One of the provinces that don’t share Boracay and Palawan’s limelight is the province of Rizal located just a few hours away from Metro Manila, the country’s capital city. If you’re in the National Capital Region, you can simply pack up a sturdy daypack (check out Luggage Direct for some great options if you don’t have one to suit day trips) and embark on a short road trip to find these four unique experiences that await you: Contemporary art at Pinto Art Museum Pinto Art Museum...

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How to save money on a trip to the US

How to save money on a trip to the US Your next trip to the US doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are some money-saving tips that will be kind on your balance.   Plan well in advance Our first tip may be a no-brainer, but we can’t stress enough just how much money you can save if you book well in advance. For trips to the US, you’re most likely to save in the prime booking window of 21 to 112 days before your trip. Of course, the earlier you book, the cheaper your flights and accommodation is going to be.   Consider an indirect flight If you’re really trying to stick to a budget, then an indirect flight might be a great option for you. Waiting around the departure lounge for a number of hours may be a hassle, but it’ll definitely save you a fair amount of cash.   Be careful when using price comparison websites Price comparison websites are a godsend for those looking to book a trip to the US, and while it’s true that they can save you, money comparisons can sometimes be misleading. Be aware that although a company might be boasting the lowest price, it may be able to do this by stripping away certain extras, such as insurance cover, in the same vein as a cheap, no-frills airline.  ...

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