Rio Othon Palace on Copacabana Beach

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With only 10 days left in Rio de Janeiro, my apartment was scheduled for renovations so I needed to find a place to crash. Luckily, my friends over at the Rio Othon Palace in Copacabana Beach had an extra room available for me. The hotel is one of the tallest and most well known on the Copacabana strip and was my …

Aguas de Bonito Hotel Pousada

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Bonito has a lot of cheap hostels to fit the backpacker budget, but I wanted something more while staying in such a picturesque place. Enter the Aguas de Bonito Hotel with all of its charm and beauty that fits within the Bonito landscape. Complete with 30 rooms, meeting room, gym, hammock lounge area, fireplace lounge area, restaurant and indoor and …

Beachballs and Sandcastles in Cyprus

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If you’re looking for a Mediterranean gem to please the whole family, Cyprus could be your perfect escape. For family holidays to Cyprus, this stunning island offers a wealth of fabulous resorts and a long list of wonderful things to see and do. Of course, for many visitors, it’s all about the beach – and Cyprus certainly doesn’t disappoint! Expect …

5 Alternative Places to Visit Whilst Interrailing in Europe

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The idea of Interrailing at first can seem incredibly appealing. Travelling through Europe from one famous city to the next, taking holiday snaps in front of every famous landmark you pass and only needing a month to do it all. Great! You can tick off all the classic “must see” cities of Europe in the space of a few weeks. However, …