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Reach for the Sky in Albuquerque

Each year, hundreds of hot-air balloons of all shapes and sizes, take to the skies for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta...
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Monarch Ceases Trading

Monarch have ceased to trade with immediate effect. 110,000+ people have been left abroad and over 300,000 future bookings have been cancelled...
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Disneyland Paris Announces Inaugural FanDaze Event!

If you're a Disney fan, then Disneyland Paris has created a series of events just for you. The first FanDaze takes place in 2018, on...
Aerial view of Zagreb Cathedral, Croatia

The Best in Europe

Europe is a treasure trove of incredible travel experiences, which can make deciding where to go a challenging task. Thankfully Lonely Planet’s travel experts have been on the case to bring you...
Visit Disneyland Paris for Christmas 2017 with Holiday Hamster

Unwrap a Magical Christmas at Disneyland Paris

Celebrate a Magical Disney Christmas, as Goofy and friends take centre stage for the festivities at Disneyland Paris from 11 November 2017...
Stonehenge in the sunshine

10 Best Places to Visit in the UK

The UK has long been a favourite tourist destination because of its beautiful countryside, historic cities and outstanding theatres...
Scenic picture-postcard view of Hallstatt, a lakeside town in the Austrian Alps

Real Fairytale Towns from Around The World

Travel the world and discover the real fairytale towns that appear to have been lifted from the pages of your favourite childhood stories...
Essential Carry On Tips from Ashley Nichole

Essential Carry on Tips from Ashley Nichole

Traveling a lot has helped vlogger Ashley Nichole realise what things she needs to have in her carry on bag to make life a little easier...
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World’s Best Shopping Cities

From New York's Fifth Avenue to the world's largest mall in Dubai, these are the best places to shop till you drop around the world...
Moraine lake sunrise in Banff National Park

40 Breathtaking Places to See Before You Die

Our world is filled with indescribable beauty. Here are 40 incredible places that are definitely worth adding to your bucket list...
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Eight Common Holiday Health Myths Busted

From jet lag to mosquito bites, eating out and health insurance, we bust the holiday health myths that could ruin your time away...
Young backpacker visiting Bangkok, Thailand

Basic Thai for Travellers: Essential Phrases You Need to Know

When travelling in Thailand, although most people in the touristy areas speak English, here are some basic Thai phrases to help you get by...
Three friends drinking beer in the sun

Central Europe’s Top 10 Beer Destinations

Central Europe is one of the world’s greatest beer regions and home to hundreds of awesome breweries. It also has an amazingly efficient...
Halloween at Disneyland Paris 2017

Halloween and Goofy’s Skeletoon Street Party

Disneyland Paris will give you chills with two special experiences for Halloween 2017, with the return of the famous Disney Villains…
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Journey Around the World in 5 Minutes

This time lapse video shows many of the amazing places Kien Lam came across on his travels through 17 different countries...
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23 Genius Travel Hacks That’ll Save You Time, Space, & Money

One of the biggest holiday stressors is Travel. Discover this life hack for saving time, space and money when on the road...
Horseshoe Bend, Arizona, USA

The best of Arizona: the Grand Canyon and beyond

Arizona may be known as The Grand Canyon State, but it has so much more to offer the visitor than that humbling geological feature...
Island of Maui, Hawaii

Spotlight On: Hawaii’s Volcanoes

Hawaii is an ever-changing destination, where you can see a constantly erupting volcano, hike through lava tubes and see ash rise...
Bicycles on a bridge over a canal in Amsterdam

10 Things to do in Amsterdam

From bikes to brown cafés, here's what to see and do on a trip to Amsterdam, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the World...
Panorama of old town of Dubrovnik in Croatia

Rough Guide to Dubrovnik

This Rough Guide to Dubrovnik tells you everything you could possibly want to know about this beautiful walled city...
Weekmarket in the City of Marrakech, Morocco

Top 10 Foods to Try in Morocco

From tangines to traditional mint tea, here are the essential dishes to try for an authentic taste experience in Morocco...
Woman Packing Luggage for a New Journey

What to Pack: The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist

Whether this is your first trip or you’re a seasoned globetrotter, it’s always helpful to have a rundown of what items you may want to pack...
Surfer on Blue Ocean Wave

11 Top Water Sports Destinations

Looking for a great place to indulge in some water sports? Take a look at these handpicked destinations that we can’t stop raving about...
Spanish Cuisine. Montaditos. Sliced bread topped with a variety of appetizers. Spanish Tapas.

The Most Popular Snack Food Around the World

In Peru, a snack means raw fish cured in citrus juice, while Argentinians enjoy alfajores, two buttery cookies filled with dulce de leche...

Where to go in August for Wildlife and Nature

From hordes of wildebeest in the Masai Mara to singing humpbacks in Tonga, experience wildlife and nature in August...
Visit Shanghai with Holiday Hamster

Your Quick Guide to Shanghai

Experience the culture of Shanghai and explore the possibilities of this great Chinese adventure with this quick guide to the city...
Dubrovnik's picturesque stone walls and streets make it a perfect stand-in for King's Landing

Here be Dragons: Touring Croatia’s Game of Thrones Locations

Discover why the cult-like grip of HBO’s blood-and-lust fantasy series has drawn veritable Dothraki hordes of fans to Croatia...

8 Spots for the Best Snorkeling in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Sea is a cornucopia of colourful sea creatures, and you don't need any prior experience to see them up close...
Cast Members at the Disneyland Paris 25th Grand Celebration

Disneyland Paris Celebrates 25 Years of Entertaining Guests

Today Disneyland Paris, with its employees and guests, celebrated its official 25th anniversary, with festivities across the resort...
Season of the Force at Disneyland Paris

Star Wars Season of the Force at Disneyland Paris

Don't miss out on your chance to visit Disneyland Paris during Season of the Force and see your favourite Star Wars characters...
Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary

Disneyland Paris Announces 25th Anniversary Celebrations

Disneyland Paris has today announced what magic lies in store for guests visiting for the 25th Anniversary Celebrations in 2017...

Places to Visit in Phuket

Discover some of the top 'Places to Visit in Phuket' with Holiday Hamster in order to plan your perfect holiday to this stunning destination...
Visit Rio de Janeiro with Holiday Hamster

3 Reasons to Visit Rio

Take a look at '3 Reasons to Visit Rio de Janeiro home to the Olympic Games 2016 with Hayley from Holiday Hamster...
Holiday Hamster Wins Gold in Disneyland Paris Price Race

Holiday Hamster Wins Gold in Disneyland Paris Price Race

Holiday Hamster has consistently beaten all of its competitors in a price comparison of like for like holidays to Disneyland Paris...
The Romer, Frankfurt

Fun Facts About Frankfurt

Discover some 'Fun Facts About Frankfurt' with Holiday Hamster and see if there's anything you didn't know about this fascinating city...
Times Square, New York

Boroughs of New York

Discover the Boroughs of New York, with tips for which attractions and iconic landmarks to visit with Holiday Hamster...
Travel Alert by Holiday Hamster

Turkey Travel Alert

TURKEY: Due to large scale military action, the UK Foreign Office has issued a TRAVEL ALERT to all British nationals...
Travel Alert by Holiday Hamster

Low Cost Holidays Collapses

Low Cost Holidays have today ceased trading. We tell you what you can do if you are one of their 110,000+ affected customers...

Stunning Sights of Sydney

Discover the most Stunning Sights of Sydney, iconic landmarks and things to do as Holiday Hamster gives you tips for travelling "Down Under"...
The Eiffel Tower, Paris

Passionate About Paris

Discover the best things to see, eat and do as Hayley from Holiday Hamster takes a look at what makes her so Passionate about Paris...
Grand Place, Brussels

Best of Brussels

Discover some of the best things to see, do and eat in this fascinating city as Holiday Hamster takes a look at the Best of Brussels...
9 Things Not to Miss in Dubai

9 Things Not To Miss In Dubai

With so many fantastic current and upcoming attractions that Dubai has to offer, Hayley has picked some of her top recommendations for you..
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