Travel blog – Quirky Travel

Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, USA

10 of the World’s Most Beautiful Live Music Venues

Catching your favourite band or singer live is something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime, with the experience easily elevated further into greatness if you are lucky enough to watch...
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The Scariest Places to Spend Halloween

I love horror. I mean love it. So much so that I spent over an hour preparing a rather intense scarecrow face last Halloween. I also love travel, so the thought of combining the two has always been a ...
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Matryoshki Travels in Kuala Lumpur

Instatraveller: A Trio of Travelling Russian Nesting Dolls

Toothbrush, passport, underwear… Russian nesting dolls? When it comes to packing for your travels, the latter doesn’t usually make it to the list – unless you’re Janna, that is. For this month’s Insta...
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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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