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Best Kept Secrets: 10 Hidden Gems of Prague

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

According to the official World Travel Market Figures, in 2016 Prague became the fifth most visited city in Europe. It is more visited than Vienna, Barcelona and Amsterdam! So what are the attractions that draw people to the city? Tourist giants, like Paris and London, have easily recognisable icons like the Eiffel tower or Big Ben so what landmark represents Prague? The majesty of the Charles Bridge, dating back to medieval times, is probably Prague’s most photographed site. With its bustling activity of street sellers, sketch artists and musicians to provide a fuller gamut of culture beyond its history, Charles Bridge reminds visitors of both the historical Prague whilst showing you the vitality of the modern city.

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Topics: Travel, blog, best kept secrets, prague

Best Kept Secrets: 10 Hidden Gems of Scotland

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

Due to the expansive highlands and lowlands that make up Scotland, it makes sense that the country is covered in well-kept secrets. With its visible human history, spanning over 5000 years, and vistas millions of years in the making, it would be an impossible task to detail each and every secret the country has to offer. Instead we’ve selected ten of our personal favourites, encompassing a mixture of history and natural beauty to start you off on a journey to find more…

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Topics: Travel, blog, summer, scotland, best kept secrets

Best-Kept Secrets of Europe: 9 Stunning Winter Destinations

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

It won’t be long now before it’s that time of year again and you can indulge in plentiful Christmas feasts, all the while going crazy trying to guess what presents are hidden in the boxes under the tree. But time has this infuriating habit of pressing pause when you’re desperate for it to fast forward, and as a result the Advent weeks often feel more like centuries. We feel for you here at Flame Tree: here are 9 winter destinations in Europe you should definitely consider as an early Christmas treat to keep you distracted while Santa does his thing.

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Topics: Travel

10 Tips for a Fantastic Holiday | Expert Advice

Posted by Matt Knight

Travelling the world can be a hugely exciting and life changing experience as there are so many incredible sights to be seen. If you are thinking of jetting off, or have already booked your tickets, you're probably pretty excited. However before you go take a look at our top tips that may help you make the most of your journey.

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Topics: Travel

Stunning Weekend Destinations Around England

Posted by Matt Knight

Want to get out in the sunshine but don't want to break the bank? There's no need to take a holiday abroad when you already live in an absolutely stunning country. In today's blog we'll take a whistle-stop tour across England, giving you some tips for places to visit in the nice weather. However, the destinations listed below are only the tip of the iceberg. There's a tonne of other suggestions in our new book England Undiscovered. The perfect solution for anyone looking to explore the country and find some beauty spots off the beaten path. 

Anyway, today we're going from top to bottom; so up first is The North!

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Topics: Travel

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