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

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)

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)

Art, architecture and aperitivo: celebrating Emilia Romagna’s smaller cities

Bologna might be the capital of Emilia Romagna, but the regions smaller cities are worth a day trip or longer: Discover Modena, Ferrara, Parma, Rimini and more.
15th January 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Live the island life: 19 best island vacations for 2019

If you like your island life served up with more than sandy feet, these must-visit bucket list islands offer unique wildlife and attractions to explore.
12th January 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Aruba like a local: One week in Aruba travel guide

Aruba is so much more than its stunning beaches. From historic caves to cacti filled national parks, make your week-long visit to Aruba unforgettable with local experiences and by heading off the beaten path.
29th December 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Welcome to Emilia Romagna, the home of food

It's a bold claim, but I'm going to call it. Emilia Romagna may just be the home of food, certainly in Italy. Enjoy these top 13 food expeirences!
28th December 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

48 Hours in Cuenca, Spain: More than a Madrid day trip

The beautiful UNESCO world heritage city of Cuenca in Spain is only a short day trip from Madrid, but here is why you should come for an overnight stay.
24th December 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Which luxury island escape is right for you: Aruba, Fiji, the Maldives or Mauritius?

With stunning waters, white sands, and that unique island vibe, which is the best luxury island escape for you: Aruba, Fiji, Maldives or Mauritius?
20th December 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!

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