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Looking for inspiration

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When every holiday destination starts to look the same to you regardless of the geographical location and you just can't seem to find that spark to help you decide where you should head to next, this section in our blog here aims to recapture your imagination with a set of inspiring travel ideas to get you packing.

Be it somewhere where recent political changes have opened up new opportunities for cultural engagement or be it a little-known gem that's waiting to be discovered, a peculiar destination that stands out for its rare natural landscapes or a place that has suddenly become famous for featuring in a high-grossing film or documentary; we blog it about it all to inspire your future travels and quench your thirst for inspiring adventures.

For the discerning wanderer that never wants to end his personal journey of worldwide discovery and for those who are always on the lookout for enriching travel encounters and unique expeditions, this is the place to get inspired.

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  • 05 Aug 2016
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  • Travel Story
  • Claire Boobbyer
The world is my oyster

My long weekend in Luang Prabang - the golden city of Laos

Join me on my discovery of former Laos capital, Luang Prabang and learn all about its dazzling, captivating attractions; from aesthetically pleasing French colonial buildings to awe-inspiring Buddhist temples and a growing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and bars. To celebrate its 21th anniversary of being declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I ventured into this small and glistening South-East Asian jewel. Read on to see what I found out about it here.
  • 16 May 2015
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  • Travel Story
  • Kiri Nowak
Selfies around the world

Finding inspiration - TV series part III

I have recently been doing a series on finding travel inspiration from TV programmes. The majority of the most popular programmes tend to be set in the US. Part 1 and part 2 covered programmes that are mostly set in various locations around America. In part 3, I want to look further afield and find some television series set outside of the USA.
  • 27 Mar 2015
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  • Travel Story
  • Kiri Nowak
Selfies around the world

Finding inspiration - TV series part II

Welcome to Part Two of my previous blog post on finding travel inspiration from stunning locations used to film popular TV series. Find out more about some of the key filming locations from much-loved TV series like True Detective, House of Cards and Mad Men.
  • 23 Mar 2015
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  • Susana Corona
Our woman in Havana

Kick-starting the Year of Mexico in the UK 2015

The Holiday Place was present at the closing ceremony of Potters Fields Park's Mexico exhibition, held outdoors from 25th February to 11th March in one of London's most iconic riverside locations. For two weeks an open air fair showcasing the best of Mexico's vibrant culture was presented to the general public with a variety of evocative elements and eye-catching material representing the colourful North American nation.
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