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

Portugal Coronavirus travel restrictions July 2020: rules and trip report from a local

What is travelling in Portugal like in Summer 2020? As a local, I've been on a few trips now and kept up on the Portugal coronavirus news and rules.
3rd July 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Surprising Singapore: stop stopovers and stay a while…

With the 'worlds best airport' people are lining up to pass through, but I say stop stopovers and discover how diverse this garden city can be! A Singapore travel guide from high rises to wildlife run islands...
21st June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Sado Island: A two-day Tokyo escape of Taiko drums, tub boats and temples

Sado Island isn't far from Tokyo, but it feels a world away. Discover traditional Taiko drums, tub boats, temples and rugged rock formations.
19th June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Singapore’s corner of cool: Chinatown and Keong Saik Road

Singapore might be famed for the futuristic side, but in Chinatown and Keong Saik Road a chilled, chic and traditional experience awaits.
12th June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Sounds of Salzburg: a year-round music festival spectacle

Salzburg is truly the city of classic music, but while the Salzburg Festival may be the most famous, there are year-round concerts to enjoy!
11th June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Why Bosnia and Herzegovina should be your next Europe adventure

Bosnia and Herzegovina is still an underrated hidden gem in Europe but there are so many reasons to visit Bosnnia and Herzegovina!
1st June 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Reasons to visit Trentino: my favourite Italian region you need to discover

The Trentino region in northern Italy captured my heart. Here are some of the reasons to visit Trentino and things do when you arrive at this hidden gem!
19th May 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Reasons to visit Sado Island, Japan

Sado Island provides the chance to step back in time. Discover the top reasons to visit Sado Island, from gold mines to traditions like Tub Boats and Taiko Drumming.
13th April 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

A quick guide to Tokyo: must-visit neighbourhoods, attractions and easy day trips

Tokyo is a city where you could spend countless days exploring, but here is a quick Tokyo guide of must-visit areas and day-trip ideas.
11th April 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Mini adventures in micro countries: a quick guide to Europe’s smallest nations

Adventures come in all shapes and sizes, and as Europe's smallest nations show us, big doesn't always mean better. Here are six tiny countries to visit!
7th April 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Kochi Japan Travel Guide and Top Things to Do

The Kochi Prefecture of Japan is packed with natural wonders and traditional experiences. Discover the top things to do in Kochi travel guide.
10th March 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Forget flying: How I’m planning a dream private yacht sailing trip around the Greek Islands 

Sailing around the beautiful greek islands on a private yacht might sound incredibly expensive, but with peer-to-peer renting it's getting more affordable.
8th March 2020/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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