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10 Things to do in Amsterdam

From bikes to brown cafés, here’s what to see and do on a trip to the Netherlands’ capital It’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world – so much so that there is...
Panorama of old town of Dubrovnik in Croatia

Rough Guide to Dubrovnik

A walled, sea-battered city lying at the foot of a grizzled mountain, Dubrovnik is Croatia’s most popular tourist destination, and it’s not difficult to see why. An essentially medieval town...
Weekmarket in the City of Marrakech, Morocco

Top 10 Foods to Try in Morocco

Sample the aromatic and spicy food of North Africa by taking a trip to Morocco, a vibrant country with strong traditions and a diverse landscape of bustling cities, mountain ranges and arid...
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 – you know, a comprehensive international travel...
Surfer on Blue Ocean Wave

11 Top Water Sports Destinations

11 Destinations That Take Your Water Sports Fantasies To A New High Looking for a great place to indulge in some water sports this summer? Take a look at the destinations we can’t stop raving...
Spanish Cuisine. Montaditos. Sliced bread topped with a variety of appetizers. Spanish Tapas.

The Most Popular Snack Food Around the World

A solid snack can be the perfect pick-me-up between meals. In Peru, a snack means raw fish cured in citrus juice, while Argentinians enjoy alfajores, two buttery cookies filled with dulce de...

Where to go in August for Wildlife and Nature

From hordes of wildebeest in the Masai Mara to singing humpbacks in Tonga, Iceland’s expansive lava fields to the ecological wonder that is Madagascar, opportunities to experience wildlife and...
Visit Shanghai with Holiday Hamster

Your Quick Guide to Shanghai

Experience the culture of Shanghai and explore the possibilities of this great Chinese adventure.
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

The cult-like grip of HBO’s blood-and-lust fantasy series has drawn veritable Dothraki hordes of fans to the Croatian sites where large chunks of seasons two through six were filmed. The...

8 Spots for the Best Snorkeling in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Sea is a cornucopia of colorful sea creatures, and you don’t need any prior diving experience to see them up close. That’s because, while strong swimming skills come in...
Visit Virginia with Holiday Hamster

Virginia

Virginia is a state located in the south east of the United States of America. Stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the Appalachian Mountains, with a long Atlantic coastline. Virginia is one of...
Visit Copenhagen with Holiday Hamster

Copenhagen

Located on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager stands Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital. It’s linked by the Öresund Bridge to the city of Malmo in southern Sweden. The city’s historic...
Visit Jamaica with Holiday Hamster

Jamaica

Jamaica is an island nation, located in the Caribbean. It has a lush topography of mountains, reef-lined beaches and rainforests. When visiting Jamaica, choose from one of the many all-inclusive...
Visit Rome with Holiday Hamster

Rome

Rome, Italy’s capital, is the ideal European city break destination. A cosmopolitan city, Rome has nearly 3,000 years of architecture, culture and globally influential art on display. Home to...
Visit Barcelona with Holiday Hamster

Barcelona

Barcelona is the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region and is known for its art and architecture. The fantastical Sagrada Família church and other modernist landmarks designed by...
Visit Croatia with Holiday Hamster

Croatia

Croatia is an Eastern European country with a long coastline on the Adriatic Sea. It is crossed by the Dinaric Alps and encompasses more than a thousand islands. Its capital, Zagreb, is...
VIsit Orlando with Holiday Hamster

Orlando

Orlando never fails to amaze with those hair-raising ‘coasters of Walt Disney World and beyond! Golf fans are also bowled over by it’s 170+ world-class golf courses. Orlando –...
Visit Formentera with Holiday Hamster

Formentera

Formentera is the smallest of Spain’s Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Formentera is a popular day-trip destination in the summertime. Especially as it is easily reachable by ferry from...
Visit Manhattan with Holiday Hamster

Manhattan

Arguably the most famous of the boroughs of New York and home to big-name attractions such as Central Park, the Empire State Building, Times Square and Broadway – Manhattan does not...
Season of the Force at Disneyland Paris

Star Wars Season of the Force at Disneyland Paris

Season of the Force in 2017 at Disneyland® Paris – From 14 January to 26 March 2017 – From 14 January to 26 March 2017, Disneyland® Paris will host THE SEASON OF THE FORCE, a unique celebration...
Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary

Disneyland Paris Announces 25th Anniversary Celebrations

Disneyland Paris has today officially announced that they will be Celebrating the 25th Anniversary in 2017. The park opened to the public on 12th April 1992, however the 25th Celebrations are set...

Places to Visit in Phuket

As one of Thailand’s biggest islands, Phuket can be a holiday of a lifetime. To make that happen Hayley has written about some of the top ‘Places to Visit in Phuket’.   If...
Visit Rio de Janeiro with Holiday Hamster

3 Reasons to Visit Rio

With it being the Olympic Games 2016 this week it seemed fitting to have Rio de Janeiro as our Destination of the week. Below Hayley has put together ‘3 Reasons to Visit Rio‘. If you...
Holiday Hamster Wins Gold in Disneyland Paris Price Race

Holiday Hamster Wins Gold in Disneyland Paris Price Race

Here at Holiday Hamster HQ, we have been really getting into the spirit of the Rio Olympics. The office is covered in bunting, we have our mascots on our desks and we’re ready to cheer on...
The Romer, Frankfurt

Fun Facts About Frankfurt

With Frankfurt being a central German city, Hayley has decided to put some fun facts together for you to read. Maybe there’s something you didn’t know about this fascinating city? If...
Times Square, New York

Boroughs of New York

With so much to see and do in New York, Hayley has written about different attractions in the 5 Boroughs of this city. From seeing those famous landmarks, to experiencing Broadway there will be...
Travel Alert by Holiday Hamster

Turkey Travel Alert

  Due to large scale military action, the UK Foreign Office has issued the following travel alert to all British nationals. #Turkey Aware of developments in Turkey. Until the situation becomes...
Travel Alert by Holiday Hamster

Low Cost Holidays Collapses

Low Cost Holidays (part of the Low Cost Travel Group) has today announced that it has ceased trading. Their collapse casts uncertainty on the holidays of thousands of bookings on the eve of peak...

Stunning Sights of Sydney

Sydney is one of the world’s most popular city to visit and live in. Hayley has written about some of the stunning sights for you to read and enjoy. Some of the places written about are...
The Eiffel Tower, Paris

Passionate About Paris

After visiting this city many times, Hayley at Holiday Hamster has put together why she is “Passionate About Paris“. This article includes places she likes to visit, and things she...
Grand Place, Brussels

Best of Brussels

Hayley at Holiday Hamster has been researching the ‘Best of Brussels’, giving you top travel tips of what to see, do and eat in this beautiful city. Best Things To See Best Things To Do Best...
9 Things Not to Miss in Dubai

9 Things Not To Miss In Dubai

Having thoroughly investigated the destination, Hayley from Holiday Hamster has compiled the Top 9 Things Not To Miss In Dubai. With so many fantastic current and upcoming attractions tha...
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