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 April & May 2021

What is travelling in Portugal like in 2021? As a local, I've been on a few trips now and kept up on the Portugal coronavirus news and rules.
5th April 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Getting back to the Basque Country: San Sebastián and beyond

A weekend break to San Sebastian is the perfect Spanish city-break, but why not stay a week and explore more of the beautiful Basque Country.
31st March 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Sailing the seven seas: amazing yacht adventures around the world

Exploring the world by yacht is an unforgettable experience, whether it's island hopping through the Pacific, or a live-aboard in Asia.
25th March 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Why I love Italy – my favourite Italy experiences and places

Italy has become one of my favourite countries, and here are some of my favourite Italy experiences from over the years.
24th March 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Nine unusual places to stay in Scotland for an unforgettable trip

The land of lochs and munros, castles and craggy coastlines, there are some fantastic, unique and unusual places to stay in Scotland.
23rd March 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Unique honeymoon ideas: ten alternative romantic escapes

Looking to make your romantic escape a little more special? Here are some unique alternative honeymoons with a twist!
23rd February 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Nine ways to make your next UK staycation something special

See the UK in a new way, from epic villas to castles and camper-vans, here are nine ways to make your next UK staycation something special!
20th February 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Return of the rail: why your next epic journey should be by train

From Singapore to Moscow, Venice to Rome, there are some amazing luxury train journeys to be enjoyed across the world.
17th February 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Renaissance, Romance and Ragù: three days in beautiful Bologna

Whether you spend a long weekend in Bologna or use it as a base to explore the Emilia Romagna region, you'll be hard pushed not to fall for its beauty.
25th January 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

San Nicolas, Aruba’s sunrise carnival city revitalised with street art

In the south of Aruba, San Nicolas provides a colorful expereince of street art, carnival museums and creative spaces.
7th January 2021/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Reasons to visit the Murcia Region of Spain

The Region of Murica in Spain boasts coast, culture, city-breaks and cuisine - here's a one week itinerary to enjoy it all.
21st December 2020/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Reasons to visit Aruba – the happy island escape we all need

Aruba is by far one of the happiest, most relaxing places I've ever visited - so here are my top reasons to visit Aruba!
20th December 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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