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5 Destinations offering Remote Employees the chance to Travel and Work in 2021

COVID-19 changed the world in more ways than one can think of. One of the most prominent changes is a shift in the way people do their jobs with “work from home” turning into a normal affair. Even when the pandemic finally ends, it’s becoming clear that remote working is not simply going to disappear. By the end of 2021, numerous companies will either...

The most visited cities in Europe

Europe is home to some of the world’s most popular city destinations for weekend breaks and short visits. In this post, we’re going to look at the most visited cities in Europe. The data comes from before the pandemic and it may be 2022 or beyond by the time we start to see international visitors flocking back to these cities. The figures come from...

The smallest countries in the World

In this post, we’re going to look at the smallest countries in the world by their surface land area. As you will find out, there are some seriously tiny microstates and small countries that are smaller than many towns and cities yet exist as independent states, set their own rules and have their own flags. For the purposes of this article, we are defining...

What are the Best Islands in Hawaii?

Visitors to Hawaii are spoilt for choice in terms of options with a number of stunning islands to choose from. Each has their own unique charms and reasons to visit. In this post, we’ll look at the best islands in Hawaii for budget-minded, independent travellers. The Best Islands in Hawaii – Top Three picks for Independent & Budget Travellers Oahu...

Living in Barcelona – The Pros and Cons plus Typical Costs

Living in Barcelona is a dream for many people. One of Europe’s most famous cities and most popular travel destinations, the Catalan capital has long drawn in foreigners looking to experience it for themselves whether that’s for just a few months or a longer period. However like many global cities, the reality of the Barcelona lifestyle doesn’t always...

The Top 10 largest countries in the World

In this post, we’re going to look at the largest countries in the world by surface area. You can probably make a pretty educated guess as to which countries will feature but one or two of those in the top ten may come as some surprise. The data comes from Worldometer’s estimates of the land area of each country, rounded up to the nearest 100,000 km²....

The Top 10 most populated countries in Africa

As of 2021, Africa’s population currently stands at somewhere between 1.3 and 1.4 billion and it is growing rapidly. Having only hit one billion for the first time in 2009, it’s estimated that there will be approximately 2.5 billion people in Africa by the year 2050 and potentially more than 4 billion by the end of the 21st Century – more than half...

Mexican Cities that are cheap to live in & offer a high Quality of Life

In this post we’ll look at some of the best and cheapest cities to live in Mexico. Clearly safety concerns are a major factor for anyone thinking of moving to Mexico and below we have five options which offer a higher than average quality of life and generally rank amongst the safest cities in the country. We also have a cost of living table at the...

The Busiest Airports in the World

Despite growing concerns about the impact of air travel on climate change, the 2010’s was a decade which continued to see growing numbers of people travelling by air. In this post we’re going to look at the busiest airports in the world according to the 2019 Airport Traffic Report. All of these airports handled hundreds of thousands of passengers every...

The Top 10 Coldest Countries in the World

In this post, we’re going to look at the coldest countries in the world. There are various different ways you can measure that and none are perfect. That’s largely because it’s virtually impossible to calculate the average yearly temperature for an entire country. That’s particularly true for some of the world’s coldest nations, some of which have vast...

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