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Climbing Ethiopia’s Ancient Mountain Churches.

In Ethiopia’s desolate northern Tigray region, the unique Gheralta mountains reach out to the heavens, the formidable peaks guarding almost inaccessible ancient churches hewn into the rock itself. Climbing may not be the first thing that comes to mind here, but doing so barefoot alongside the faithful hoping to get closer to God is a spiritual, as well as an adrenaline fuelled adventure.

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Discovering Porto Santo From Madeira.

Porto Santo is the perfect companion to a trip to Madeira. Where Madeira is lush, green and action packed, Porto Santo is eternally laid back and uncrowded with the perfect stretches of golden, sandy beaches that Madeira is missing. If you are looking for a quiet escape from everything then Porto Santo is the perfect quick break for you, and here is everything that you need to know to plan your visit.

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5 Best Festivals In The UAE You Need To Attend.

The United Arab Emirates is a diverse destination filled with gleaming, iconic metropolis sized cities, futuristic buildings, vast desert dunes and lush wadis, but one thing that still surprises visitors is the year round festivals that demand your attention! Here are just 5 of the best festivals you must see in the UAE no matter what time of year you visit!

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The Ultimate Abu Dhabi Beach Guide.

Abu Dhabi may be a surprising recomendation for a beach holiday, but it is also a perfect one! The Emirati state is perfectly located on the Arabian Gulf and has a range of man made and natural stretches of beautiful white sands to make this UAE city an amazing beach destination. Do you want to go to the beach in Abu Dhabi? Here is your ultimate guide to Abu Dhabi’s beaches, and everything you need to know about taking a beach holiday in Abu Dhabi!

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The Most Charming Small Towns In New York You Have To Visit.

New York is far more than just the city, and this small selection of charming towns and villages in New York State will hopefully show you that the entire region of New York is an incredibly underrated destination that is well worth taking the time to discover!

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The Top 15 Things To See And Do In Madeira.

Madeira is one of Europes best kept travel secrets, a stunning volcanic island full of breathtaking scenery, adventure activities, exciting history and delicious cuisine, and here are the 15 best bucket list things to see and do in Madeira.

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15 Awesome Things To See And Do On A Newcastle Upon Tyne Staycation.

Newcastle Upon Tyne is not usually the top of most UK staycation lists, but it has a lot of aces up its sleeve to surprise any traveller and earn a reputation for a great UK staycation or city break destination. Here are the top 10 things for you to see and do in Newcastle.

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Visiting The World Museum In Liverpool.

The World Museum in Liverpool is quite simply one of the UKs premier museum attractions and a must see for any visitor to Liverpool. It is the jewel in the crown of one of the best city break and staycation cities in the UK, a veritable journey through the mists of history and the natural world to the unexplored reaches of space, but this epic attraction often doesn’t get the true recognition it deserves. The World Museum isn’t just an amazing UK day out but also happens to be one of my favourite places in the world! If you are looking for an amazing day out in Liverpool, here is exactly why the World Museum should be on the top of your list!

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The Ultimate Guide To Hiking The Hadrian’s Wall Path, England.

Hadrian’s Wall is one of the UKs most impressive historical attractions. Stretching over 73 miles from coast to coast, it was once the final frontier of the Roman Empire, built to defend Roman occupied England against the wild Celtic Picts. Now it is one of the most important Roman remains in Britain and one of the most iconic features of northern England, serving as one of the UKs premier hiking trails with plenty of staycation options along the way. With so much to see and do along the Hadrian Wall path here is an expert guide with some suggested itineraries to get the most out of your visit.

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Hiking Madeira’s Iconic Levada Walks.

Madeira is a truly unique and diverse archipelago, and one of the best ways to explore the island’s breathtaking scenery is through its iconic levada walks. If you want to explore Madeira at a pace that suits you, here is a list of Madeira’s best levada walks for you to choose from.

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