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In recent years, cycling holidays have become increasingly popular. Travelling by bike is not only a great way to get fit, it also let’s you tour at a leisurely pace, giving you the time to take in and appreciate your surroundings.
Great for singles, couples and families, a cycling trip can be customised to suit everyone’s needs. Easter is an especially good time to go, as the weather is almost perfect for spending long days in the saddle. If you’re thinking of jumping on your bike this spring, here are the best destinations for an active Easter break:
March and April are two of the best months for visiting Cuba as the average rainfall is at its lowest and the temperature is warm but not scorching. Cuba makes an especially good destination for cycling as there are plenty of interesting sights to see, the landscape is spectacular, there is relatively little traffic on the roads and most of the island is pretty flat!
Outside of the main towns, you’ll come across very few tourists, giving you the chance to see the real country and meet local people. Many of the places you’ll pass through appear stuck in a time warp, so don’t forget your camera as this can make for some great snaps.
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There really are some gorgeous places to choose from, so if you’re looking for a holiday home in Turkey, where should you look?
If you’re in the Indonesia, and have a day or two to spare, I would heartily recommend you take the time to visit Bintan Island, and check out a dragon boat race.
Istanbul is a perfect destination for backpackers. Budget travellers frequently praise the city as a cheap and fun place to visit, where English is widely spoken and the entire country seems to be catered to budget backpackers
Thousands of gap year students will be heading out into the big wide world to try and gain a little perspective before they dive head first into this wicked little whirlpool called life.
The coastline,jutting out into the Atlantic like a finger pointing westward to the New World, its biggest attraction and the setting for, films and TV shows
It can be all too easy to get stuck in a groove of long working weeks, and short weekends. Short breaks in caravans have been the British choice for over a century…
While you can happily scrub around just in flip flops and cheap clothes, there are a few key backpacking items you’ll thank yourself for investing in before you leave home.
If you want a holiday which does more than take you from a to b, then you may want to think about alternative methods of transportation
Times have changed and the modern-day traveller is a different breed. What essentials, then, should the modern-day traveller keep with them?