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Haunted Hotels: Serra da Estrela Hotel/Hostel, Portugal

July 28, 2020

Brand new series with an edge: Haunted Hotels was the chosen new series (chosen by you) on social media with a whopping 90% poll vote! And here we have the new episode, starting with Portugal. When I was researching some hotels, where you can actually stay, some of the hotels are pretty obvious that I am going to write about them, I will try and make them all around the world, but for the first article I decided to add…

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7 Fun Ways to Reconnect With Nature

June 22, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   When the summer comes around, it often feels like a brand new opportunity to get back to your roots and reconnect with the Earth. Outdoor time is important for your spiritual and mental well-being in addition to your physical health, so it’s important to prioritize getting outside. There are so many fun and creative ways to engage with your surroundings in nature. If you’re looking for some creative ideas for how you can get enjoy the…

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3 Reasons Staycations Can Scratch Your Travel Itch

June 17, 2020
pebble beach with a lighthouse

Staycations are becoming more popular by the day, and considering the chances of international travel is a long way away, more and more people are considering how they can blow off some steam without taking a flight to an all-inclusive resort. Aside from the convenience, staycations are an excellent way to unwind and give yourself some time to recharge before you head back to work in a week or two. If you know that you need a break but are…

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Planning Your Next Vacation? Here Are 7 Tips to Ensure a Wonderful Trip

May 1, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   Are you suffering an extreme case of cabin fever? The COVID-19 pandemic shows signs of slowing as states begin to reopen businesses cautiously. While you might have time to wait, why not use it to start booking a memorable trip? It doesn’t matter if you have a mammoth budget or plan to travel on a shoestring. You can make any trip more memorable with the help of planning. Follow these steps to give yourself something to…

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Perfect Portugal: 5 Places To Add To The Bucket List

April 30, 2020

Oh, Portugal! If there is one place that should be on your list, it’s Portugal. And while you can add Portugal to the list, you need to know the best places within her to visit. From the beaches to the hills, Portugal has experiences that you could only dream of enjoying, until now. Portugal has something for everyone, and to keep it interesting, we’ve got a list of five places that you can add to your bucket list – so…

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Travel at Home: Portugal’s Most interesting Museum & Galleries Virtually

April 24, 2020

Portugal, Europe’s oldest country, is famed for its rich cultural heritage built over centuries by a unique infrastructure of language, literature, music, and art. The nation is home to some of the most reputed contemporary art collections and houses breath-taking museums and grounds that draw visitors from around the world. However, with the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, tourist hotspots across Europe have been forced to close their doors until it is deemed safe to do otherwise, including the…

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Travelling at Home: Positive news stories from the Test Valley, Hampshire

April 21, 2020

In these incredibly uncertain and difficult times, visitors and local communities are still able to engage with attractions, pubs, experiences, and producers in the beautiful Test Valley. There’s a real sprouting of ingenious projects such as online exhibitions, deliveries to local people, resources to keep the children entertained and educated, virtual tours, images and more. Plenty to keep you inspired and wanting more in future months!   Where is Test Valley Test Valley is West Hampshire. Named after Hampshire’s longest…

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Travel Notes while on Lockdown: How I Make My Travels Productive

April 18, 2020

By Raina Fadel   Traveling is one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling activities you can do in your lifetime. Humans have always had the urge to wander off to places they haven’t been, even before civilization as we know it existed. However, the concept of traveling has only been recently seen as a leisurely activity. The dawn of passenger airplanes, cruise ships, road trip vehicles and other forms of mass transportation have made it much easier for the average…

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