Travel blog – Quirky Travel

Instatraveller: Globetrotting Dogs Django and Chloe

Seven countries and counting – lovable pooches Django and Chloe have been busy exploring the world and sharing it all on Instagram. With over 16,000 people following their story, we caught up with the...
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Meet the Man Who Eats the World's Best Food and Gets Paid For It!

WARNING: DO NOT READ THIS ARTICLE ON AN EMPTY STOMACH. When you're travelling the world, a huge part of discovering a place is dis...
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10 Things I Ate in Canada

Canada is perhaps not the first country that springs to mind when you think of culinary excellence, but it should be. On a recent trip to Ontario, I gorged on some of the best food I’ve had in a long ...
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Instatraveller: Hamlet the Travelling Pig

This might just be our favourite Instatraveller yet. This month we caught up with Megan Peabody and her pet pig 'Hamlet the Beach Hog' to find out all about their adventures together around ...
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7 of the Best Casinos to Explore in Las Vegas

Bold, brash and larger than life: Vegas is the USA at its most extreme. It’s also the USA at its most enjoyable. Immerse yourself fully in this OTT neon wonderland, and you’ll find it hard to tear you...
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The Quirkiest Restaurants in the USA

Eating out is about more than just the food – the location, atmosphere and those extra-quirky touches make all the difference. And as the US is pretty big on diversity, it’s no surprise it’s got some ...
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Segwaying through the Vines in Stellenbosch

Off the back of a recent trip to South Africa, Flight Centre Travel Expert James Howe tells us all about his experiences in the country's best-known wine region... With slightly blurry heads – af...
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The Most Beautiful Places in Western Australia

We never thought we’d be jealous of an Australian albatross, but dammit – those big birds get some amazing views. With sweeping white sands, jungly tangles, technicolour corals and sea water that look...
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Houmas House: What it’s Like to Stay in a Louisiana Plantation Home

Our group at Houmas House (image: Sarah Barnett) “Well think about it – if you had 300,000 acres gentlemen, when was the last tim...
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The Most Vegan-Friendly Places in Europe

It might have been slightly slow to get going but the vegan scene is finally taking off amid the meat and dairy-rich food of Europe. Veganism isn’t necessarily the norm in the world of brie and bratwu...
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Discovering the Gardens of Houmas House, Louisiana

Summer has finally arrived and pruning our gardens has suddenly become a very big deal. Homeowners around the country (and the world) are running around getting fresh soil, planting out new flowers, g...
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10 of the World's Most Beautiful Bridges

Let’s face it; if we’re going to cross land or water, we might as well do it in style. And not all bridges are simply constructions to get from one side to the other – many are iconic sights in their ...
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