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Most Instagrammable Locations in the UK

The UK is packed with aesthetically-pleasing spots, from castles that overlook towns and cities to the gorgeous countryside that spans for miles ahead. When it comes to filling up the Instagram feed with stunning pictures, the UK has some of the most enticing locations, whether you live here or are

Stonewall 50: World Pride Parade in NYC

The World Pride Parade in NYC last Sunday was marred with long gaps between participating teams, sponsors, organizations, floats, and etc. The gaps were so long that it bored the ones watching the parade, including us. It was a beautiful day; at some point, it started to shower a bit,

4 Reasons to Have an Outdoor Vacation

Choosing your next vacation is potentially a difficult thing to do. Unless you know exactly and instinctively what is going to make you happiest, and most relaxed (which is the point of a genuinely good vacation) then you could easily struggle because of all the many options available to you.

Top Budget Destinations Around the World

It is not too late to plan a holiday for this summer, although the cost is something that always has to be considered. There is no reason to despair though because there are plenty of fascinating destinations that you can get away to that will not set your budget back

Interesting facts about St Nicholas Monastery in Meteora

St Nicholas Monastery is also known as St Nikolaos Anapafsas. It is the first monastery that will grab your attention on your way to Meteora. From the town of Kalambaka, Meteora is accessible by an unreliable public bus, but taking a taxi would be highly recommended. There are also tours

Nea Kameni – A Volcanic Island Across Santorini

Nea Kameni is one of the volcanic islands situated in the Santorini caldera. It’s almost two millennia old and around the caldera, there are many volcanic islands present – active volcanic islands, mind you.  If you’re holidaying in Santorini, you must go for a day trip to the surrounding islands.

5 Travel Tips for Nature Lovers

John Muir, the early conservationist who did so much to protect and preserve the wildernesses of America, once said: “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.”  A hundred years of technological progress later – it still feels true, for many of us. And, whether exploring a

Things to do in Kutna Hora

Kutna Hora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its ancient architecture, mining history, gothic cathedrals such as the Ossuary, and its fair share in making the Czech Republic what it is today. Here are the things you can do there. 1.   Sedlec Ossuary Known better as “The Bone Church”,

Things to Do in Bratislava

Here are 10 things to do in Bratislava that are worthwhile your time. Two full days and a night were enough for me to explore Slovak Republic’s capital city before hopping on a train in the evening to my next destination. However, it is possible to visit the city in one day,

Touristy Things to do in Athens

Here is a list of touristy things to do in Athens. In its evolution, the ancient city has not let go of its ancient character despite the trials of time. So, if you’re in Athens, pick some or a few of these places for your two or three days itinerary

Roussanou Monastery – Small But Lovely

Roussanou Monastery sits on a low rock pillar – compared to the other monasteries in Meteora. It is very much accessible to public transport and there is not much climbing involved, but a few steps. The monastery itself is connected via a small bridge and is managed by nuns who
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