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Visit The Ruins of Iran

Tourism to Iran is on the up. Combined with strengthening diplomatic relations between Iran and the West, means the country is finally opening its doors to western tourist. Western government are no longer advising their citizens not to visit this once no-go-zone. However, there are some parts that are not recommending visiting yet.  Consequently, eager tour operators are lining up to take curious travellers to the crumbling city of Persepolis, the rug-strewn bazaars of Esfahan and the stately gardens of Shiraz and see Iran’s many temples, mosques, fortresses and monuments. Read more about Visit The Ruins of Iran

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Experience Japanese Entertainment, Art and Craft

A long with Mount Fuji, the traditional geisha with their white painted faces, elaborate kimonos, bright red lipstick and black shiny hair piled up in a chignon are one of the most iconic images of Japan.

Kyoto, the former capital, which is home to an impressive 17 World Cultural Heritage Sites, including the Nijo Castle and the Kiyomizu Temple, boasts a long tradition of geisha district in Japan. Read more about Experience Japanese Entertainment, Art and Craft

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Eat, Pray and Explore Osaka

Japan is a fusion of the ultra-modern and the ancient, a country of temples and traditions as well as soaring skylines and futuristic bullet trains. Osaka is no exception.  The iconic 16th-century Osaka Castle – the symbol of the city – with its famous five-layer donjon, which cascades down from its central tower, is set in 60,000 sq m of lawns with cherry blossom trees. Read more about Eat, Pray and Explore Osaka

Explore Switzerland Mountains by Train

Non-drivers can still enjoy striking panoramas on the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland. The route encompasses an impressive 91 tunnels and 291 bridges.  Take the Wilhelm Tell Express via the Magadino Plain, and admire the three grand medieval castles of Bellinzona which have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Pass through the medieval town of Schaffhausen and the 400-year-old Fortress of Munot, and look out for the 13th-century Hohenklingen Castle at Stien am Rhein. Read more about Explore Switzerland Mountains by Train

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Stopover in Singapore

Singapore is a spectacular land of marvellous modern wonders that will take your breath away.  From the observation wheel and skywalks among the Supertrees, to a giant indoor waterfall and a river safari theme park, Singapore has a variety of attractions to suit every need – as such, the Garden City should be on everyone’s list of must-visit destinations. Read more about Stopover in Singapore

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Discover Tenerife's Wild Side

Tenerife offers much more than mass tourism, sun loungers and neon cocktails. As one of the Canary Islands Tenerife can offer a different type of short. If you want to spend most of your time on two legs soaking up the panoramic views at La Gomera's Garajonay National park, the 'cloud forest' or two wheels in the La Esperanza Forest, it is here; relax at a small guest house away from the crowd. Read more about Discover Tenerife's Wild Side

No Where In The Mediterranean Like Malta

Which island hosts the largest free festival in Europe that has attracted the likes of Snoop Dogg, Lady Gaga and Flo Rida? Where do you think Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Thor actor Chris Hemsworth takes a break to explore the depths of the ocean?  The answer is Med-hot Malta – the upcoming go-to destinations for discerning travellers (and celebrities), because it offers 300 days of sun, affordable luxury, picturesque resorts with an abundance of water sports and great nightlife. Read more about No Where In The Mediterranean Like Malta

Explore France, From Calais To Disneyland Paris

Childhood holidays are the source of some of our most enduring memories: long summers, days by the seaside playing in the sand and sea, the scratch of sunscream being rubbed in over sandy arms and legs.  Why not make this summer's holiday one to remember with a car journey in France, starting from the seaside and ends with your children meeting all their favourite Disney character? Read more about Explore France, From Calais To Disneyland Paris

Try Canada in Small Bits

Canada is big – so big that it can be difficult to work out how to see everything you want to see. But a well-planned short break will allow you to enjoy the best of the lakes, mountains, forests, waterfalls and vibrant cities that this land of adventure offers.  The thundering sound of torrents of raging water dramatically rushing over the spectacular Niagara Falls sending a misty spray high into the air, probably tops everyone’s list of unforgettable must-see-sights on a trip to Canada. Read more about Try Canada in Small Bits

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6 Reasons to Visit the Dalmatian Coast

Head to the Dalmatian coast for host of activity, whatever you are into its collection of islands have something for you.  Using Split as your base you can enjoy its local beaches or walk its cobbled streets learning about the regions local history, walk the scenes of award winning show Game or Thrones. Foodie lovers can try the local fish carpaccio with a glass of its local wines.  There are activities for nature lovers and those who want an adrenalin kick. Read more about 6 Reasons to Visit the Dalmatian Coast

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