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The Wowcher Guide to Travel in 2016!

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You can drink more water, sleep longer, run faster, work harder and eat better, but when it comes to New Year’s Eve, all you’re really going to look back on are the memories you’ve made. Make 2016 the year you see the world with your nearest and dearest – as the famous adage goes, travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer! …

The Wowcher Guide to Britain’s Romantic Hotspots

  “Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets, The muttering retreats Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels” – T.S. Eliot (from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock) Even the poet T.S. Eliot saw the romantic possibilities in an inexpensive couple’s getaway and that chap knew a thing or two about romance. He understood that passion can blossom in the cheap hotels, the muttering …

Wowcher Discovers the Best of Buda and Pest…

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Set astride the Danube River, the city of Budapest is home to history, culture and an abundance of Camembert. Rich with opportunity, the city (and the Camembert!) ooze potential for new experience. From the stunning panoramic views visible from Buda Castle hill to the colourful bars and natural hot spas that bubble down below, visitors from all walks of life will find something to tickle …

Wowcher Does Krakow

Jagiellonian University, one of Europe’s first universities, is on the map for any culture loving travel buff

Evelyn spent a weekend in Krakow to offer us culture buffs some of the city’s quirkiest hotspots. Spoiler alert, these include scaling 1000ft underground to meet dwarves, as well as tales of a rather brutish dragon… Krakow, admittedly, is somewhat overshadowed as a first choice mini-break destination by its neighbouring European cities, and is perhaps more famous for its close proximity to Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau …

Wowcher’s Guide To Sicily

The warm Mediterranean Sea and stretching beaches characterise Sicily, so why not get up close and personal with a boat trip?

Serene Sicily is often thought of as the smaller sister to Italy, but the oft overlooked Mediterranean island is in fact overflowing with culture, history and charm of its own. Check out our highlights below and see if you can be tempted to visit the home of Mount Etna, stunning caves and the world’s greatest view… Taormina A fascinating historical town based on the east …

Czech Yourself, Don’t Wreck Yourself!

Historical capital of the Holy Roman Empire and Bohemia, Prague is a cobblestoned library of surrealist beauty and gothic splendour. Wherever you walk, you’ll be spied upon by stone gods and gargoyles, playful puppets and prophets, immortalised authors and angels. Behind the peeling walls of the old Communist facade lies a culture that’s rich in old and new art forms, Moravian music and Bavarian beer, …

Wowcher’s Bite of Tokyo

The most densely populated city in the world, Tokyo is a fascinating mix of modern fads and old-fashioned tradition. The crowded cityscape swarms with both ornate shrines and slick skyscrapers, while entertainment ranges from gentle geishas to kitsch karaoke. Tokyo can be an intimidatingly tricky city to navigate, but a great – and appetising – way to tackle it is to sample its vast dining …

Wowcher’s Top 5: Christmas Markets in Europe

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Once your parents have stopped giving you stockings and slipping surprise chocolate coins in your lunchbox, the once blindingly bright lights of Christmas can seem decidedly dim. That’s why this year we’re swapping stale figgy pudding and even staler cracker jokes for a little continental magic, courtesy of Europe’s best Christmas markets. 

Wowcher’s Guide To Reykjavik

Iceland’s Reykjavík is a city that can bewitch even the most discerning travellers with its awe-inspiring natural wonders, unapologetic nightlife and bite for all things extraordinary. Let it seduce you this winter… Blue Lagoon Enveloped by lava fields off the Reykjanes peninsula, the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most revered spots in Iceland. Soak up on silken pools pitted against turquoise terrain, …

Viva Las Vegas – Wowcher’s Guide to Sin City

Before you can say ‘Vegas Baby’ in your most polished American accent, we bet you’ve conjured up images of the Bellagio fountains, Paris’ Eiffel Tower and Luxor’s giant pyramid that make up Vegas’ main Strip. You know, the other “city that never sleeps”, where the norm is to gamble all day and drink all night, where what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But not …