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5 Best Reading Spots in the World

Posted by Tayyab Farooq on

Bookworms can get outdoors too, you know? In fact, some of history’s greatest writers were frequent walkers. Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, and Henry David Thoreau have all become case studies in the connection between great writing and great hiking. 

 

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Chasing the Midnight Sun – Svalbard, Norway

Posted by First Move on

As the post-covid flow of tourists floods popular spots the world over – think Paris, New York, Sydney – one could be forgiven for seeking a quiet corner to explore.

If you want to visit somewhere that set a tourism record of just 150,000 visitors in 2019, then look no further than the ends of the Earth – Svalbard. 

 

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Food Scene of Lima, Peru

Posted by First Move on

When travelling across the world or backpacking in the outer regions of a country, most travellers want to experience something unique from their everyday life. This need to experience a culture and lifestyle so different from our own is one of the driving reasons for travel. While some individuals experience this through famous attractions and long days of ticking off box after box on their packed itinerary, with their travel pouches ready. Others prefer to share their destination's environment and local culture through food. 

 

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Accessing Antalya

Posted by Tayyab Farooq on

Often regarded as the Pearl of the Mediterranean, Antalya is home to some of Turkey’s most cherished coastline and ancient mysteries. 

Located near the border of the Taurus Mountains, Antalya is the largest Turkish city along the Mediterranean Coast. Boasting an impressive collection of significant historical sights, the city beckons travellers from far and wide who wish to walk the lands that inspired past generations of artists, warriors, emperors and empresses alike.  

Whether you crave fine, white sand between your toes as you gaze into the crystal expanse of the Mediterranean, or you yearn to voyage across trails sculpted in the late-Bronze era, Antalya is calling you. But before you go, join us as we unpack this astounding city a little more – covering its past and present treasures, along with some essential travel accessories you’ll need to pack. 

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Lake Mungo: A Land Before Time

Posted by Tayyab Farooq on

How would you describe your ideal holiday? Are you a beach bookworm, reclining on your towel with a good page turner and never leaving the hotel without a pair of compact folding reading glasses? Maybe you’re an insatiable sightseer, zipping from world heritage site to Michelin Starred restaurant. Or perhaps you’re more the flâneur, strolling map-free through the streets of foreign cities, seeing where your curiosity leads you.

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