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10 Facts You Didn't Know About Cambodia

Whether you want to visit or just brush up on your pub quiz knowledge, here are 10 things about Cambodia you probably didn’t know before… 1) It has a very young population An amazing 50% of the Cambodian population…

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8 Emerging Holiday Hotspots

Greece, France, Spain, Germany… been there done that? Us too. So here are the countries that are shaking up the global travel scene. In the last few years more and more countries that were once under the radar are…

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Popular travel trends of 2015

Where would you say is the most popular tourist destination of 2015? It is no surprise but for the second year running New York has ranked as the number one most visited destination for UK travellers in 2015 ahead…

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December on Sophie's Suitcase

What have you been up to this month? December was pretty bloomin’ busy as I am sure everyone was this month but here is what I got up to… A Victorian Christmas at Audley End At the end of December…

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A Guide to visiting the Angkor Wat temples

In Khmer, Angkor Wat simply means City of Temples which basically explains the entirety of Angkor Wat from the entrance to the exit. The complex is the largest religious monument in the world and was originally constructed as a…

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Top 7 Winter Travel Destinations

Everyone raves about the traditional summer holiday but the winter holiday is now dubbed even better with more people than ever taking a trip between November and January to somewhere magical. Whether you fancy a cold weather destination or…

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10 of the Best Dive Sites in the World

Once you’ve stuck your head under the water at a dive site, it is something that will stay with you forever. Discovering an underwater world is like nothing else on this planet and leaves you completely speechless. Whether you are…

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A Guide to Travelling Southeast Asia

Travellers have been exploring Southeast Asia for a century and it has become the place to go for many university students and mid-career professionals. There are now many routes through the region known as the traveller trail, because of the ease…

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The Ultimate Travel List

A labyrinth of humanity, a jungle-shrouded temple, a head-spinning architectural masterpiece, and the archipelago that prompted Darwin’s theory of evolution… Lonely Planet has finally announced their Top 500 Places On Planet which has got every passionate traveller, like me, excited…

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Graceful, historic Hoi An

Graceful, historic Hoi An is Vietnam’s most atmospheric and delightful town, located in the centre of this incredible country. The town was once a major port, boasting grand architecture and a beautiful riverside setting. Whether you’ve as little as…