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California Dreaming: Las Vegas to San Francisco Road Trip! (Part 3)

The last few days of my California adventure are dawning, read the first parts of the trip here. Next on the agenda, was one of the most scenic drives in the world, with stunning coastal views, seaside villages and untouched forests – we hit the Pacific Coast Highway.

Day 13 – Big Sur


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Light it up at Vivid Sydney 2016

The Sydney skyline looks pretty awesome on a normal night, and it will be lighting up again for the annual Vivid Sydney light and music festival. Each year Sydney is transformed by light and music installations throughout the entire city. So if you are travelling to Australia from 27 May – 18 June, make sure you stop by to see the city in a new light.

Vivid Sydney 2016
image: Destination NSW

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Feature Friday #starttheadventure 27th May

“The world is too big to stay in one place”. Exploring the world and a passion for travel is a must for all of our Travel Expert, standing still is not an option. This is how they can help you plan for your big adventure and get you on the road to building your unforgettable memories.

We asked Travel Experts in our Milton Keynes store where their favourite place in the world is, find out more about them here

Kings Canyon, Australia


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7 Reasons NOT to go to Calgary

We’ve covered Vancouver, so next up in our Canadian series is Calgary and the Rockies. With its glittering lakes and majestic peaks, the Canadian Rockies are one of the main reasons people come to Canada – there really aren’t enough superlatives to describe the splendour and beauty of the land. With forests, lakes, rivers and snow-capped mountains, there is something for everyone.  So here’s 7 reasons NOT to go! We’re thinking off you here, you’re going to be spoilt for life!

  • I-Spy will be forever ruined after spotting glaciers and mountains along the Icefields Parkway, ‘lamppost’ just doesn’t quite compare. 

Amazing glaciers at Icefields Parkway, Calgary, Canada

Image : Pretraveller

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California Dreaming: Las Vegas to San Francisco Road Trip! (Part 2)

Continuing on from my first few days travelling from Vegas through to San Diego (read about that here), it’s time to resume my adventure – windows down, sun shining as we passed through Newport Beach…

Day 8 – Day 9 Newport Beach

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