Cherry trees at Han riverside, Seoul, Seoul,  South Korea
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7 Steps to a Perfect Weekend in Berlin

How to enjoy 48 hrs in Germany's capital

7 Steps to a Perfect Weekend in Berlin

Some of my best Berlin experiences have been when I started with a plan and then went with the flow.

Everyone's idea of the perfect Berlin weekend will differ wildly, and the beauty of Berlin is that it is a city full of possibilities. Want to save on accommodation and spend the entire weekend club hopping? – easy! How about a relaxing weekend of pampering... more »

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3 Days in Athens

3 Days in Athens

Athens is a popular city to explore any month of the year as it is the historical centre of Europe and as such has been popular with visitors since the 19th century, when the first tourists – wealthy young Europeans – made the ‘Grand ...more »

Millionth Australian Tourist on The Way

Millionth Australian Tourist on The Way

Sometime before the end of 2014, one happy Australian will be informed that they are Tourist No. 1 million from Australia to Indonesia this year. Indonesian immigration figures show that 704,572 Australians have visited the islands up ...more »

Gevgelija

Gevgelija

Gevgelija is not the largest city in Macedonia nor it’s the oldest but it is definitely one of the favourites for both travellers and Macedonians alike. We’re here to show you why. If you ask any local to describe Gevgelija using ...more »

Taipei Layover

Taipei Layover

The term "layover" doesn’t necessarily bring the best associations to mind. Pause a moment before the thought of public naps as well as overpriced airport food conjuring a grimace on your face, check out this survival guide for a ...more »

Nyepi Day 2015 in Bali

Nyepi Day 2015 in Bali

If you planned on landing in Bali between Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March this year, you will need to change the date. Bali Ngurah Rai Airport will be closed from 6 a.m. on the 21st until 6 a.m. on 22nd. All of Bali effectively shuts ...more »

A Surfing Mecca in the Caribbean

A Surfing Mecca in the Caribbean

Rincon, Puerto Rico, a beautiful small surf and fishing town in Porta del Sol on the Northwest corner of the island, has grown to be a very popular travel destination for surfers hoping to catch a glimpse of paradise during the harsh ...more »

Welcome to the wonderful world of Almyra Hotel

Welcome to the wonderful world of Almyra Hotel

Welcome to the wonderful world of Almyra... Commanding a stunning view over the azure waters of the Mediterranean, the beautiful Almyra hotel is modern in design with a clean, minimalistic lines and contemporary luxurious furnishings that ...more »

A Drive to Awaken the Soul

A Drive to Awaken the Soul

Whether you’re a visitor who’s rented a scooter and wants to escape from the busy downtown streets of Saigon or you’re an expat who needs a break from your daily drive- we have a pretty, river-lined drive to suggest for you. It is ...more »

Škocjan Caves - UNESCO Heritage

Škocjan Caves - UNESCO Heritage

Although we could debate the deep meaning of the quote stated above, we'll use its shallow version to express our excitement about UNESCO protected heritage – The Škocjan Caves. Treasure hunt begins with a short and delightful walk ...more »

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Mini Break Articles

Mini breaks are a pocket-sized pedicure for itchy feet, the perfect solution for those who suffer from the travellers' ailment but don't always have the time or money to treat it. They range from city escapes to countryside retreats, spanning anything from a single night to a long weekend, and are the ideal way to recharge batteries without performing a full system reboot. What's more, as travel becomes easier and the world's borders continue to dissolve, there's never been a better time to abandon your routine with a brief change of scene.

Unsure where to start? Take a look through our Mini Break articles, specifically tailored to help you make the most out of your next short getaway. Whether you're planning on seeing somewhere on a budget or a city in a day, a long weekend on a different continent or a whirlwind sojourn across your nearest border, a carefree road trip or an impromptu escape into the countryside, you'll find what you're looking for right here.

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