Travel blog – Quirky Travel

8 of the Best Railway Journeys in the World

From chugging past the alpine peaks of Canada's Rocky Mountains or slicing through Australia's scorched Red Centre, railways can provide brilliant (and comfortable) portals to some of the wo...
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The Best Foods I Ate in the USA

I’ve been a bit spoilt with my USA travels this year. In fact, I’ve spent nearly a month over the pond in total, explored five states, six cities and three national parks, while also making a little f...
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Top Tips for Travelling Vegans

Travelling as a vegan can feel like those first few weeks of veganism all over again: exciting, daunting, with a never ending mantra of ‘what on earth am I going to eat?’ But, just like then, it won’t...
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Bed, Breakfast and Animals: Hotels with Resident Pets

If you’re anything like me, you have to put aside at least 30 minutes to say a tearful goodbye to your pets before every holiday. But, for those who really get pet-sick, there are some sympathetic hot...
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Instatraveller Tim the Tooth Ninja

Instatraveller: The Travels of One Man and His Three Dogs

Catching sight of the Northern Lights is an experience which tops many travel wish lists – but imagine watching the colours dance across the sky with your pet pooches in tow? That’s the reality for th...
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Common dolphins

The Best Places in the World to See Wild Dolphins

Everyone loves dolphins. Their friendly smiles and playful nature fast-tracks them right to the top of many a must-see wildlife bucket list, with dolphin-watching tours becoming an increasingly popula...
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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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Instatraveller Makhorov

Instatraveller: Catching up with an Urban Explorer

For most of us, relaxation and chill-out time is key when on holiday. But @makhorov – of Novosibirsk in Russia – explores the world in a unique way: he scales the tallest buildings and structures he c...
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Day of the Dead, Mexico

The World’s Best Festivals

Attending a festival is a great way to truly immerse yourself in the culture of a place. Essentially one giant party, a ritual or perhaps an honouring of a tradition, festivals involve dancing, singin...
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8 Alternative Romantic Spots around the World

When it comes to romance and travel, the big hitters like New York City, Paris and Venice get a lot of attention, especially for anniversaries, special birthdays and Valentine’s Day. And while they’re...
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Pancake stack drizzled with maple syrup

The World’s Best Pancakes

It’s that time of year again: the last Tuesday before Lent, Shrove Tuesday, aka, Pancake Day. All across the country, families will be whipping up batches of pancakes and attempting to flip them witho...
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Instatraveller: Travelling Dogs Max and Louise

15 countries and counting –adorable pals Max and Louise have been busy exploring the world and sharing it all on Instagram. With over 130,000 people following their story, we caught up with their owne...
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