Author Archives: Alycia Simons

Summer in Europe? These are the Most Popular Cities…

Summer in the northern hemisphere is drawing to a close.  While Europe welcomes travellers year-round, summer is definitely one of its most popular tourism periods. Every year, increasing numbers of holiday makers continue to battle the crowds and the high temperatures to … Continue reading

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This Is How You Take Great Photos At The Beach

Whether you have the most sophisticated DSLR or just a smartphone; travel photography is a great way to share the experiences you had on your journey with your friends and family. But most people find it hard to evoke that … Continue reading

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The Maldives: Is This The Ultimate Getaway?

Does it get any better than this? Deep blue seas, beautiful reefs, beaches and a promise that you’ll leave your holiday completely revived and rejuvenated. It is really no wonder at all that the Maldives is a go-to destination of honeymooners … Continue reading

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Cheap Stays: Where are the World’s Most Popular Hostels?

  Do you opt for luxury or budget accommodation when travelling? Are you a 5 star or a five-person-dorm kind of traveller? Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travellers - both young and old - are recognising … Continue reading

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Are You Looking For A Quirky Getaway?

Here at HotelsCombined HQ, we got to thinking that there must be some hotels within our database that would make for a slightly different or unique kind of holiday. While beaches and pools are lovely, maybe it’s time to break the … Continue reading

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Snapping Travel – A Photographer’s Insight

It would appear that Oded Wagenstein has the perfect job. As a travel photographer, his nomadic lifestyle combines his passion for photography with his love of travelling to exotic destinations. Through a series of intimate portraits, Oded captures the reality and … Continue reading

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You’ve Seen it on the TV – Now Would You Go?

Over the period of the 2014 World Cup, HotelsCombined has seen an 1800 per cent increase in the number of international hotel bookings in Brazil, when compared year-on-year. While this high number of bookings will not necessarily be sustained over time, … Continue reading

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Aye, the Commonwealth Games are in Glasgow this Year

The 2014 Commonwealth Games have officially kicked off in the land of kilts, the Loch Ness monster and whisky. Held in Glasgow, Scotland, the games will run from the 23 July to the 3 August 2014. It’s an exciting moment … Continue reading

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Travelling Green: The World’s Top Eco-Friendly Hotels

Travellers are recognizing the importance of environmental conservation and are increasingly seeking accommodation that supports environmentally friendly and sustainable tourism. Acknowledging this, hotels around the world are developing award-winning environmental, economic, and socio-cultural programs that preserve both the culture and … Continue reading

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San Fermin: The Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

Whether you choose to watch from the sidelines, or run for your life down the streets of Pamplona, the fiesta of San Fermin is a must-see tradition. While customarily a religious festival in honor of San Fermin, tourists from across … Continue reading

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