The Travel Blog: Destinations

Whether you want to beach bum in Bali, explore the historic streets of Rome or read stories from Palestine – this is where to start.

Scroll on through the destination focused pieces below, get some trip inspiration or feel free to get in touch if you have any questions about your upcoming trip.

Safe travels,
Dan

Travel Posts from Around the World

Fiji Day Trips

Exploring Fiji from Nadi: Day Trips and Island Adventures

White sands, clear waters, friendly locals - say Bula to Fiji Time with some handy day-trips and Island adventures from Nadi and Denarau Island.
18th April 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
libraries worth traveling for

Literacy lovers hideouts: Breathtaking libraries worth travelling for

If books, grand architecture and incredible public spaces bring you joy then these libraries worth travelling for should take centre stage on your travel plans.
17th April 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Lagos

My favourite Algarve Hidden Gems and Beaches

The Algarve might be known as a sun-kissed British getaway, but there are still plenty of incredible and lesser-visited spots here. From west coast surfing to hilltop castles, throw in a side trip to Lisbon and you have the perfect Europe vacation all year round.
7th April 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Cinque Terre

11 Best Places to Visit in Europe this Autumn & Winter

Being back in Europe for winter has its perks. Exploring historic cobbled streets, cool canals and grand architecture without fighting through a selfie stick crowd is well worth the chilly mornings. These eleven places should be making the cut on your agenda right now.
4th April 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Bath England

The best of South West England in 3 Days with Rabbies Tours

Thatched rooftops, stone houses, historic cathedrals and even crystal blue waters against towering beach cliffs. The south west of England is one of the most beautiful and fascinating parts of the country...
4th April 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Weymouth

18 Hidden Europe Gems You Need to Visit in 2018

Forgot Paris and Rome for your 2018 Europe trips and discover these incredible 18 lesser known towns and destinations. If Camogli, Silves, Skadar and Mellaig don't sound familiar then this one is for you.
23rd March 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Edinburgh Royal Tattoo

A Quick Guide to the 11 Edinburgh Festivals in 2018

Edinburgh is the ultimate festival city, hosting 11 different festivals throughout the year. From comedy to science, you are spoilt for choice with all of these incredible events set to the backdrop of one stunning city.
23rd March 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Visit England in Winter

Why you should tour England in the off-season (and avoid summer)

With high hotel prices, crazy long lines for attractions and packed out transport, summer travel in England can be a serious headache. Travelling to England in the off-season might has a lot of benefits.
20th March 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Nice Cannes Monaco

How to have a weekend in the French Riviera like a boss

Gather the squad, book a flight to Nice get ready to gamble, booze and eat your way through the South of France like a baller.
9th October 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Lares Trek and Machu Picchu

The Lares Trek & Machu Picchu

From the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu, the mind blowing landscapes of The Lares Trek is an awesome way to experience the Cusco region of Peru. Heres the blog and video of my tour with G Adventures.
10th September 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Melbourne to Adelaide

Adelaide to Melbourne Road Trip: The extended Great Ocean Road

If there is one road trip down under you will know it's the Great Ocean road but the extended version, from Melbourne to Adelaide is even more stunning...
9th September 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
New Zealand Hidden Gems

10 New Zealand north island hidden gems

Waterfalls, beaches down dirt tracks, Japenese style gardens, and the movie stand in for Mount Fuji, don't miss these New Zealand North Island secret gems.
2nd September 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Beyond The Guidebook

Hey! I’m Dan and I am a little bit obsessed with exploring the world, meeting people on the road and can usually be found lost and attached to a camera. I’ve been lucky enough to visit 50+ countries and aim to share the best travel tips, stories and guides here on the blog. If you want to be kept up to date every month + get access to the latest deals and competitions sign up on the form just down there or feel free to stalk me a bit more if you need help planning a trip, click here to get in touch!

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