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  • Austria,  Europe,  Vienna

    The 15 Best Highlights to See in Vienna

    Once the mighty capital of the Austro-Hungarian empire, Vienna remains a treasure trove of historical delights and historical landmarks of European culture. Cobblestone streets wind their way among grand imperial buildings and charming cafes, taking you straight back to the days of the Habsburgs. No matter what’s your interest, be it art, music food or Instagrammable hotspots, each destination promises to leave a lasting impression. So in that case, here are the 15 best highlights to see in Vienna! This article may contain affiliate links which I may be compensated for at no extra cost to you dear readers! Schönbrunn Palace Vienna was once the jewel in the crown of…

  • Asia,  Top Lists,  Vietnam

    The 20 Best Highlights To See in Hanoi

    Hanoi, a city that beautifully captures the essence of what makes Vietnam so incomparable, invites you to immerse yourself in its iconic sensory wonderland. As you stroll through the traditional streets of the Old Quarter under a symphony of buzzing scooters, enthusiastic vendors, and the tantalizing aroma of freshly prepared pho permeates the air, creating an unforgettable experience. Hanoi’s kaleidoscope of experiences will leave you enchanted. You’ll be left telling your friends back home, “you don’t know man, you weren’t there!“ So in that case, here are the 20 best sights to see in Hanoi! This article may contain affiliate links which I may be compensated for at no extra…

  • Australia,  Oceania,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights to See in Cairns

    Along the vast Australian East Coast, there’s one point on the map which has become the stop/start mark for many travellers – Cairns. Why? Well, I’m glad you asked! In this wild wonderland of natural beauty, Cairns is where Mother Nature produced her finest work! In this kaleidoscope of unforgettable experiences, the region offers a high density of national parks, one-of-a-kind wildlife and above all else, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. So, in that case, let’s dive into the 20 best highlights to see in Cairns. This article may contain affiliate links which I may be compensated for at no extra cost to you dear readers! Great Barrier…

  • Asia,  Japan,  Top Lists

    The 25 Best Temples to Visit in Kyoto

    Standing as the cultural and spiritual centre of Japan, Kyoto is renowned for its immense amount of temples…many many temples! In fact, there are more than 1600 temples scattered throughout the city and 400 Shinto shrines to boot! While some find themselves amongst tranquil Zen gardens or beside rippling mirror-like ponds, others hide amongst creaking bamboo forests and overgrown moss. From big to small, Buddhist artwork and megalithic halls, Kyoto has it all! With such an immense selection to choose from, it can be difficult to work out which ones are worth visiting. So in that case, let me show you the 25 best temples to visit in Kyoto! This…

  • Australia,  Oceania,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights to See in Sydney

    You can’t think of Australia without thinking of Sydney! The city that’s often mistaken for the nation’s capital is one that defines Australia. Gorgeous natural landscapes, immense colonial history and fascinating cultural heritage all play a part in creating the perfect travel destination! In and around this great city there are plenty of spots and attractions worth exploring. So in that case, here are all the best spots to see during your time in Sydney! This article may contain affiliate links which I may be compensated for at no extra cost to you dear readers! The Sydney Opera House Egypt has the pyramids, France has the Eiffel Tower, and Australia…

  • Asia,  South Korea,  Top Lists

    The 15 Best Highlights To See In Gyeongju

    Korea has an incredibly diverse and turbulent history of nation conquering Emperors and undeniable foreign influence. As a result, the peninsula has a spectacular culture that stems from its ancient kingdoms. Across both the north and south, there are few destinations that highlights the immense amount of history that the ancient capital of Gyeongju provides! From thousand-year-old temples to watery royal tombs and dynastic relics, the city is an open-air encyclopedia of Korea’s incredible past and the glory of the former Silla Kingdom! So let me guide you through some of the best highlights in the ancient capital Gyeongju. 1. Bulguksa Temple Let’s start off with the biggest of highlights…