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A Weekend In Dublin: Your City Guide

Ireland is a small country full of remarkable, breathtaking places. One trip to its capital and it’s easy to see why Dublin is top of the list. Whatever misconception you have about Dublin, its expense or its drinking culture for example, should be noted as ill-formed. Dublin oozes culture and warmth, the perfect combination for welcome visitors. It may be small but ...

6 Things To Avoid in NYC (& What To Do Instead)

Ditch those bulky guide books and consider one of these alternatives to exploring New York City instead.
Avoid The Subway, Bus and Yellow Taxis





If you’re gonna take a yellow Taxi from JFK just to go over the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan then so be it but if you just want to experience the Subway for the sake of experiencing the Subway you’ll be gagging for air by the time you exit. It smells and it’s incredibly dirty. A bus tour is overpriced and you will probably be bullied into buying a ticket but just ignore the salesmen and women with all your might. Whilst it may be tempting getting from A to B in a flash on the express subway you'll miss so much and be stuck in some of the worst gridlocks known to America.
Instead, Walk or Jump on a Bike





New York City may look daunting at first but its easily walkable and cycleable from 57th street all the way down to Battery Park.  Just think, you can buy 10 cupcakes from the Magnolia Bakery and not feel guilty as you’ll be bu

Get to know Lille, France’s most underrated city

From the traditional Flemish architecture of the main square to the peaceful paved alleys of the old town, enjoy wandering around the safe haven that is the underrated city of Lille, France. Nicknamed the ‘little Paris’, the capital of the Flanders slowly bloomed from an industrial town to an up-and-coming second city with a range of both unique and diverse ...

The real Los Angeles

The words ‘Los Angeles’ conjure up typical images; the Hollywood sign, the walk of fame and the Oscars, to name a few. LA and celebrity culture go hand in hand, but the city is so much more than this.

24 Hours In Cardiff

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is a relatively small city by UK standards. Despite it’s size, however, it is Wales’ cultural and political centre, with plenty of things for tourists to see and do. It is easily accessible with it’s own airport and rail links all across the country, so it’s a great place to visit for a short ...

Getting the most for your money in Italy

Italy is a world famous tourist destination, and for good reason. With it’s friendly people, ancient architecture and amazing food, it’s the ideal holiday spot for many people. For this reason, however, it gets very busy, especially in the summer. Here’s the best places to go to avoid the largest of crowds. You’ll get to sample a bit of the real ...

Top 4 Destinations for an eco-friendly holiday

When picking out holiday destinations, there are often specific criteria you look for, temperature, value for money or range of activities, to name a few. One thing we should all be looking for, however, is how eco-friendly a place is. Eco-tourism has come into its own in the recent years, with many places offering eco-friendly holidays that aid the environment ...

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