With Chinese airlines increasing routes, growing numbers of people are visiting the major Chinese cities for short stopovers between flights. Though getting a Chinese visa can be complicated, tourists are permitted to stay in Shanghai or Beijing for up to 72 hours on a special transit visa which is much easier to obtain. So, if […]
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8 Unmissable Activities"
Visiting New Zealand without seeing Milford Sound is like buying a gelato and only eating the cone. It doesn’t matter how you see it, just find a way. Some people fly over, some people take a riverboat, some people hike the nearby Milford Track. But me? I wanted to get close to the water.
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I knew I’d hit Canada the moment the view from my window became ice and snow.My first visit to Canada, unfortunately, was to be a short one. I wanted to do a day trip from New York to Niagara Falls, and discovered that it would save me over $500 to do it myself and fly […]
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Rhodes is a bit of an anomaly in Greece. It’s got the largest continuously inhabited medieval old town in the world. In a nation that celebrates the Classical period, it’s quite a strange feeling to find yourself in the middle ages. The ruins are considerably less ruined because they’re so much younger. The city gates […]
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Considering how many people visit Europe every year, it’s surprising how few itineraries feature Portugal. And even then, the majority of tourists are flocking to the beaches in the south. But there’s more to Portugal than beaches, and with these 8 unmissable activities you can have an unforgettable day in Porto. 1. Climb the bell […]
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One of the best things about living in King’s Cross is the easy access to trains heading north towards Scotland. We wanted to show our visiting relatives a side of England that you can’t get in London, and decided to take them up to York for the day to experience Ye Olde England. East Coast trains offer cheap off-peak […]
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