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

Why learning to Scuba Dive will change your life

My first venture into scuba diving took place in the tropical waters of Thailand. My friend, a qualified PADI instructor, had dragged me to sign up for a discovery dive while we were staying near Koh Phi Phi.
18th July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Hong Kong

Beijing to Hong Kong with G Adventures: Should you take a tour in China?

Travelling mainly by train, I explored Beijing to Hong Kong with G Adventures, one of their many China tours. This is my review of travelling China with G Adventures.
13th July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Vivid Sydney

Is Sydney super expensive? Tips to save your travel dollar…

It's often called one of the most expensive cities in the world but having lived in Sydney and been a tourist there, you can still find plenty of ways to keep your costs down.
5th July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Xian

Walls and warriors: Beijing to Xian, exploring North China’s must visits

The North of China has some of the countries most famous day-trips, the Great Wall of China from Beijing and the Terracotta Army from Xian, all stops on my recent two-week tour through the country.
3rd July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Princess Cruises

Cruising Scandinavia, St Petersburg and the Baltic Sea with Princess Cruises

What was cruising going to be like? Would I love it or hate it? Was it going to feel like a vacation or an adventure? Here is how my 11 day Scandinavia, St Petersburg and Baltic Sea cruise went down...
2nd July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Suzhou China

Beijing to Hong Kong: 50 photos of amazing China

China is vast, but in two weeks I managed to traverse from the north to the south along the east coast, here are some snapshots of my favourite places.
2nd July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

My favourite places to travel in England

Cities, beaches, pre-historic fossils and incredible architecture... don't skip these amazing places in England.
30th June 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Shanghai

The contrast of China: Suzhou to Shanghai, traditions and towers

Suzhou was one of the best cities I visited in China and I don't think a day trip to Suzhou from Shanghai would do it justice, let me tell you why....
26th June 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Chinese countryside and futuristic skylines: Longji, Yangshuo and Hong Kong

The incredible Karst mountain region of Yangshou, coupled with the rolling rice terraces of Longji make for an amazing nature escape from Hong Kong.
18th June 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Durdledoor

Road tripping Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

One of my favourite parts of the UK and a breathtaking road trip is the Jurassic Coast linking Dorset and Devon. Picturesque villages, clear waters and 150-million years of history await...
14th June 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Tallinn Estonia

One day in Tallinn, Estonia Cruise Itinerary

Tallinn old-town is about as quaint as Europe can get, but with just one day here you'll still have ample time to explore its modern, creative quarter which captures the essence of this ever-evolving digital nation.
12th June 2018/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!

Safe Travels, Dan

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