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

Palatial, palatable Portugal: a long weekend in Porto and the Douro

From sampling Port and cruising along the wine region of the Douro, to enjoying the grand architecture and colourful facades, Porto is the perfect long weekend break!
24th May 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Solo in Seville: a weekend in Spain’s sassiest city

Seville is one of the most distinctive cities I've ever visited, it's photogenice, ideal for solo travel, and there are countless things to in Seville.
20th May 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

London 101: 101 Bucket List things to do in London

Rooftop bars, incredible museums, hidden history and quirky hotels, here is your London bucket-list with 101 things to do in London.
19th April 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Mallorca beyond Magaluf: 5 Reasons to visit Mallorca, Spain

For many people, the island of Mallorca conjures up the party-strip of Magaluf, but between the stunning beaches, incredible architecture and mountain hikes, Majorca Islands has plenty more to discover.
15th April 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Ten awesome adventure activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Adrenaline junkies rejoice, Bosnia and Herzegovina is packed with adventure activities. From rafting to hiking, enjoy your epic without the crowds!
12th March 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Kumbh Mela Facts and Photos: Captured on the Canon Powershot SX740 HS

The Prayagraj Kumbh Mela is one of the largest gatherings, and most spiritual events in the world. Enjoy a photo tour captured on the Canon Powershot SX740.
11th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Visiting the volcanic island of Nisyros, a lesser known gem in Greece

The volcanic island of Nisyros in Greece is just a short boat ride from Kos. Step back in time, sleep at villages on the volcano edge, and venture to the crater.
10th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Attending the worlds largest spiritual gathering: The Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

Unlike anything I have ever witnessed, The Prayagraj Kumbh Mela was a unique experience to attend. Here is the story of how my short time was spent.
9th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Blissful Brisighella: the hidden medieval village in Emilia Romagna, Italy

Brisighella is one of the Italian villages you fall in love with on first sight. Vineyards, towers, colourful facades and few tourists make it a must visit.
9th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Ultimate Bali Guide + Where to stay in Bali 2019 / 2020

Bali, the Island of the Gods divides us into love or hate camps. But really, I think it is as simple as picking the right area to stay in to really enjoy your trip. So, where should you stay when you're in Bali?
4th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Cremations and celebrations: A journey through Varanasi, India’s holiest city

Varanasi is a city unlike any other. My one day in Varanasi was incredible, from the ceremonies on the Ghats before sunrise until the incredible celebrations after sunset.
3rd February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Whangamomona Republic Day: That time I went to vote for a cat in an election…

The self-proclaimed Whangamomona Republic is in the north island of New Zealand, hidden down the forgotten highway of Taranaki and on the Whangamomona Republic Day is when it really comes to life.
17th January 2019/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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