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Holidaying on home turf, albeit a little forced upon us recently, has never seemed so appealing. Nor – largely as a result of the pandemic – has it been so sought after; watching a growing wave of interest sweep across the UK’s best cities and beautiful landscapes, the travel industry is racing to curate exceptional staycation experiences.
Planning your first time in Europe is an out of body experience. There is so much history, culture and art to explore that it can be overwhelming. But there are a few destinations that really stand out for first-time visitors. And if you find yourself visiting for the first time, these are the cities you absolutely can’t miss.
If you are booking your first trip to Europe, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the choices. That’s totally normal! After all, there are so many great cities and countries on offer.
Are you searching for a unique photo opportunity near London, England that isn’t overly crowded to roam?
Dubrovnik is a beautiful UNESCO coastal city in the south of Croatia. It is often known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic‘ given its famous medieval Old Town, massive stone walls, and stunning landscapes — and well, of course, it is also well-known for being the filming location of the HBO hit series: Game of Thrones.
Where is the Number 1 most Instagrammed village in the UK?
One of the best places to visit in the UK is Northumberland National Park is home to one of the country’s most iconic landmarks and a reminder of its storied past.
If you only have 1 hour in Newcastle, here is what you should do!
You have two days in Sydney,
Once travelling abroad returns, post COVID-19, we strongly recommend visiting the iconic Australian city, Sydney.
Here is a how to make the most of it in only 48 hours...
Mentioning Britain and Summer in the same sentence often create visions of sunburned people partying to music in the rain and muddy fields. While this may not seem enticing to those from outside of the UK, it is however a wonderful time of the year for us Brits. Especially now, as COVID-19 has halted travelling abroad.
Exploring the world is something many of us wish we could do more often. It enlightens us, inspires us, and just gives us a well-earned break from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
We’re here to provide advice on how to make your money last when you travel abroad, whether you’re planning a road trip or city break.
For the next few blog posts, we’re taking a look at Ibiza, one of the most popular and scenic of the Balearic Islands.
It’s gained a reputation for being synonymous with drinking and clubbing - however, there is much, much more to this beautiful island. We’re making it our mission to show you that there is more to the White Isle than simply partying.
It’s closing party season in all the legendary clubs on the White Isle. Where is the best place to party though, you might ask? This week we’re reviewing plenty of venues based on their prices, music and general atmosphere, so you know which venue is right for you.
The temperature in the UK has dropped, and we’re certainly suffering from a bit of wanderlust here at Roar.
This is the perfect time of year for travelling and exploring new places - our favourite summer holiday destinations have become free of crowds, making it the perfect time to squeeze in a bit of sun before the Christmas period.
With so many potential destinations on your bucket list, it can be difficult to figure out exactly where you want to visit, and the best time of the year to go.
Each month of the year is an opportunity for new adventures. We’ve created a guide so you know where the best place to be is for each month of the year.
Craving a city break but stuck on where to go? We know just the place, and it just happens to be one of the coolest cities in the UK - Manchester.
The weekend is almost here, and that calls for one thing - leaving your stress at work, relaxing and spending time with your family. What better way to do this than going away somewhere truly special for the weekend?
The city of Marrakech can be overwhelming for new visitors. It’s tremendously busy, incredibly disordered and sometimes difficult to find your way round. But, that’s all part of the fun!
Amongst the chaos, beautiful architecture, bright colours, the smell of spices and delicious local cuisine await. It’s all about knowing where to go to discover what this magical city has to offer - and that’s where we come in.
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Montenegro is a firm favourite with in-the-know holidaymakers, but word is spreading - so get there fast! It’s often overlooked in favour of Croatia, however, there isn’t a huge difference between the two. Expect sandy beaches, sunny climes and a beautiful landscape - just like Croatia - but without the hordes of tourists.
For the finale of our travel A - Z series, we’re looking closely at the Swiss capital, Zurich.
This cosmopolitan city combines lively, urban life with a sense of the natural world. The city offers all the modern amenities you’d expect, yet you can easily reach the Swiss Alps in less than an hour from the city centre.
There are few places here in the North East that are as charming as the city of York. It’s a popular place, attracting visitors from all over the world, all days of the year.
We’re lucky to be surrounded by beautiful places here in the North East. Whether you prefer the bright lights of the city, the peacefulness of the countryside, or the sea breeze along the coast, you won’t have to travel very far to experience exactly what you’re looking for.
With its striking architecture and idyllic sweeping canals, Venice is one of Italy’s most famous tourist destinations. This city is perfect for a weekend break - you can relax, embrace Italian culture and soak up the sunshine in the Summer.
Bali has recently become a thriving tourist spot, attracting visitors all over the globe each year. It’s easy to get lost amongst the tourist traps in this country - but, if you’re looking to immerse yourself in authentic Balinese culture, Ubud is the place to do it.
Japan’s busy capital, the vibrant city of Tokyo, has something for everyone. Whether you are fan of exploring forests and hiking up mountains, exploring ultra modern buildings and taking in the bright lights of the city, or visiting tranquil, historic shrines - Tokyo is the place to do all three!
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Sardinia is home to out-of-this-world beaches, rugged mountainous terrain and quaint towns. It’s varied landscape it what makes this little gem so appealing to families, couples and adventurers alike.
Still looking for somewhere to holiday this Summer? We’re sure that Rhodes will be the perfect destination for you!
Situated in the southwest Aegean Sea, Rhodes proudly claims to be the sunniest of the Greek isles with the Summer season extending well into October. With highs averaging 30 degrees celsius, it’s the perfect place to relax on the beach or embark on an action-packed adventure.
Quebec is Canada’s largest French-speaking province, rich in both history and culture. It offers a wealth of travel opportunities all-year round thanks to its abundance of snowfall in the Winter, and thriving festival scene during the Summer months.
If you’re visiting the city, make sure to download Roar App from the App Store. With the best hotels, restaurants, bars and more, it’s the ultimate guide to exploring new places far and wide.
As well as incredible weather during the Summer months, Portugal is blessed with sandy beaches, quaint towns and captivating cities. Throw in a short flight from the UK, great food and plenty of wine, and there you have it - the perfect family-friendly holiday destination!
If you’re thinking of heading to the country, we’re here to provide all you need to know including what do do, where to eat, where to drink and where to stay.
The city of Orlando is magical - and that’s not just because it’s home to Cinderella’s castle! It’s one of the most visited cities in the world, attracting tens of millions of tourists per year.
The city is best known for its theme parks, with Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort and Harry Potter World to name just a few.
Thinking of visiting New York, but don’t think you can afford it without breaking the bank?
New York is one of the world’s most expensive cities both to live in and to explore as a tourist. With rising flight prices and exorbitant hotel rates, it’s easy to see why most think a trip here is impossible.
The Maldives is undeniably one of the most quintessentially beautiful spots on the planet. Offering a perfect combination of luxury and simplicity, it’s no surprise that these islands are incredibly sought-after and sit at the top of most bucket lists.
Comprised of more than 1,000 coral islands across 26 atolls, varying from tranquil powdered beaches to bustling harbours, it’s an idyllic holiday spot for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
If you’re looking at American destinations for your holidays this year, take a look at Los Angeles in the glamourous state of California.
Los Angeles, or the City of Angels, is one of the world’s most famous cities, know for attracting tourists from across the globe. With year-round sunshine and balmy temperatures, it certainly deserves its angelic name.
Kraków, situated in the south of Poland, is an underrated gem. With cobbled streets, horse-drawn carriages and pretty squares lined with beautiful buildings, it’s like something straight out of a film.
Most people don’t even consider it as a potential city break destination, and instead prefer the likes of Barcelona, Paris and Berlin. We’re here to show you what Kraków can offer something even more special than these overcrowded tourist hotspots.
Jamaica is a vibrant island bursting with culture and adventure. From the warm weather to delicious traditional Caribbean cuisine, it certainly has plenty to offer as a holiday spot.
It’s a great year-round destination, but each season has its own advantages depending on your personal preferences. Visit in July for a roasting-hot beach holiday, or visit in December for a much-needed Winter escape with slightly cooler weather.
Are you thinking about going to Iceland?
This small, but breathtakingly beautiful island is defined by its landscape. Think geysers, hot springs, lava fields and cascading waterfalls. A visit here is a visual journey, so make sure you don’t forget your camera!
With a skyscraper-studded skyline, diverse landscape and bustling shopping districts, Hong Kong is the ultimate destination for travellers seeking a vibrant trip.
During your stay you'll eat some of the best, authentic food you’ve ever tasted, you'll be mesmerised by the sheer scale of the centre and you'll feel uplifted by a combination of the urban and the rural surroundings.
A visit to Greece would be incomplete without a visit to some of the beautiful Greek Islands.
There are around 6,000 islands in total which are scattered throughout the Aegean and Ionian Seas. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to pick the right one for you.
This week we’re taking a closer look at French Polynesia, which comprises more than 100 islands in the South Pacific including Tahiti, Mo’orea and Bora Bora.
These idyllic, isolated islands are picture-perfect, with miles of powder-white sand and the bluest of oceans filled with schools of tropical fish - it’s no surprise that these islands are at the top of most bucket lists!
The breathtakingly beautiful city of Edinburgh oozes charm and tradition, yet upholds a cosmopolitan, stylish feel.
It’s bursting with things to do and there is certainly plenty to keep you busy. Download RoarApp from the App Store to make the most of your time - with the best bars, restaurants, clubs, hotels and more, it’s your perfect travel companion.
This week we’re looking at Denmark, a Scandinavian country renowned for its design, history and architecture.
Whether you are searching for chic cities or picturesque countryside, Denmark is the place to find it. Every year millions of tourists embark on this country, and it’s not difficult to see why.
This week we’re looking at the beautiful country of Croatia, an Eastern European country with a long, diverse coastline on the Adriatic Sea. Featuring towns and cities with unspoilt nature, coupled with beautifully preserved architecture and a lively cultural scene, Croatia promises something for everyone.
This week, we’re looking at the buzzing city of Budapest, Hungary’s capital.
The city is made up of three districts, with Buda and Óbuda on the west bank of the Danube and Pest on the east bank.
As part of our A to Z of Travel series, we’re going to be taking you around the world to inspire you to plan some once-in-a-lifetime adventures!
From the French Alps to the mountains of Colorado, there are number of luxurious ski resorts that frequently attract the rich and famous. Discover world-class slopes and out-of-this-world chalets with our selection of the world’s most luxurious ski resorts and destinations.
From breathtaking landscapes to unique architecture, capturing the perfect shot isn’t difficult in these beautiful destinations.
We’re sure that these places will be bumped right to the top of your travel bucket list!
Have you resolved to see more of the world in 2018?
In order to help you put together your travel bucket list for the year ahead, we have selected the top destinations you must see, from the coast of Australia to the slopes of Colorado!
Say goodbye to the January blues and start planning your Summer holiday!
Summer will be right around the corner before we know it, so make sure that you’re prepared. To help you out and provide some inspiration, we have gathered a few of the hottest destinations of 2018.
Why Poland Should Be on Your Travel Bucket List. Poland is a thriving country which must be added to your travel bucket list - it’s not all about vodka and stag weekends!
We aren’t sure why this country isn’t a popular tourist destination - it’s cheap, beautiful and there is plenty to do. It’s up-and-coming, so make sure you visit before it becomes a real hotspot!
With 2018 rapidly approaching, you may be looking to plan your next holiday. Have you considered taking a European city break over a long weekend?
We have compiled a list of 5 of our favourite cities which you should aim to visit in 2018!
Haven’t made any New Year’s Eve plans yet? Are you looking for some inspiration?
We have searched far and wide to select the best places to be when the clock strikes midnight. From the bustling streets of New York to the beaches of Thailand, these parties are unlike any other!
Our favourite Station Master giving us his best insights with a trip to Richmond, North Yorkshire
With the temperature quickly dropping and Christmas fast approaching, many of us are dreaming of catching a plane, lying on a beach underneath the beating sun, with a cocktail in hand…
Although originating from Germany, Christmas Markets have made their way across the Channel and have started to take over major UK towns and cities in recent years. Come with us as we dig deeper into The Best Christmas Markets in the UK
Durham is definitely one of the UK’s hidden gems. According to Bill Bryson, Durham contains a “huge amount of history, a huge amount of beauty, and a great deal of friendliness.” What else could you want from a city?
Winter is undeniably the best season for exploring European countries, with a plethora of picturesque streets, cosy cafes and magical Christmas markets. So, read our choice of the 7 best Winter city breaks, and set about packing your suitcase!
Partying and travelling definitely go hand-in-hand, but where do you go for the best nightlife in the world?
From internationally-renowned DJ performances to parties overlooking the sea, we have hunted down the best nightclubs across the world!
In this article we have decided on our top Restaurants that are worth visiting in Manchester UK
In this article we have looked into the very best and most unusual Hotels across the World. These hotels really are worth travelling for, one of which features a Boeing 727!
In this article we have chosen our favourite bars in newcastle and as we are based here, we certainly know which bars you want!
In this article our favourite Train Master Alex Nelson offers his "things to do" which help us explore more of the UK's national rail lines.
In this article we have looked into how you can travel to New York, New York on a great little budget!
Love to travel? In this article we are looking at 10 places worth putting on your Bucket list!
In this article we have looked into ways you could travel the world for free!
In this article we have looked at 5 restaurants from different corners of the globe that we think are worth travelling for!
In this article we have decided which 5 destinations we recommend for your child friendly long-haul holiday!
In this article we have looked at our favourite 5 hotels that we think are worth travelling for!
In this article we have sourced out the best short haul destinations for families.
In this article we have taken a look into Budapest to show you which places are best for your Instagram.
In this article we are discussing why you should explore more unusual destinations. For example, Jericoacoara, Brazil
In this article we show you how to get the real London experience without having to spend any money on expensive tourist attractions.
In this article we discuss which cities in Europe are best for shopping and why.
In this article we have found what we think are the Best Bars in Vienna you should visit!
In this article we have chosen our favourite attractions you can find in Prague.
London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey.
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Germany is a Western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches.
New York, sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers.
Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene.
Hong Kong is an autonomous territory, and former British colony, in southeastern China. Its vibrant, densely populated urban centre is a major port and global financial hub with a skyscraper-studded skyline.
Heres 5 breathtaking locations for any sun seeker. From amazing architecture to the crystal blue seas, its all here in Explore!
If you like to explore, then these should be your top five destinations for hiking this year!
Costa Blanca refers to over 200 kilometres of Mediterranean coastline in the Alicante province, on the southeastern coast of Spain.
The Costa Daurada is an area on the coast of Catalonia, Spain, between Cunit and Alcanar on the Mediterranean Sea.
The Costa Brava is a coastal region of Catalonia in northeastern Spain.
Zante is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea and a well-known summer resort. The harbor city of Zante is the capital and major hub, centered around waterfront Solomos Square. Popular beaches like Agios Nikolaos, Alykanas and Tsilivi offer swimming and water sports.
Majorca is one of Spain's Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean. It's known for beach resorts, sheltered coves, limestone mountains and Roman and Moorish remains.
Tenerife is the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands just off from West Africa. It's dominated by Mt. Teide, a dormant volcano that is Spain's tallest peak. Tenerife is also known for its Carnaval de Santa Cruz, a huge pre-Lent festival with parades, music, dancing and colorful costumes. The island has many beaches with sand colour varying from yellow to an unusual black colour sand.
Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence.
Ibiza. We all know what this legendary island is know for... sex, parties and other beautiful local scenes throughout.
Menorca is one of Spain’s Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Traditionally more low-key than its neighbors, Mallorca (Majorca) and Ibiza, it’s known for its endless beaches, from miles-long sandy crescents to rocky, turquoise-watered bays called “calas.”
St. Petersburg is a Russian port city on the Baltic Sea. It was the imperial capital for 2 centuries, having been founded in 1703 by Peter the Great.
Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city's past, and the Martin Luther King Jr.
Melbourne is the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria. At the city's centre is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River.
Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and one of Australia's largest cities, it is best known for its harbour front Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design.
Boston is Massachusetts’ capital and largest city. Founded in 1630, it’s one of the oldest cities in the U.S.
Washington DC - Home to the president, a thriving beautiful city and the heart off all things american. Home to the supreme court and some of the worlds most iconic museums.
New York City. sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. This magnificent city is built up of skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and the beautiful Central Park.
Las Vegas is in Nevada’s Mojave Desert, a resort city famed for its vibrant nightlife, which is centered around 24-hour casinos and other entertainment options. Its main street and its Strip is just over 4 miles long.
Dublin is the capital of the Republic of Ireland found on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle which dates back to the 13th century, and imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral which was founded in 1191.
Madrid, Spain's central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro. It’s renowned for its rich repositories of European art, including the Prado Museum’s works by Goya, Velázquez and other Spanish masters.
Paris is France's capital and is also a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture and a whole lot more...
Kraków is a southern Poland city near the border of the Czech Republic, it is known for its well-preserved medieval core and Jewish quarter.
Berlin, Germany’s capital, dates to the 13th century. Reminders of the city's turbulent 20th-century history include its Holocaust memorial and the Berlin Wall's graffitied remains.
Rome is Italy’s capital and is a sprawling, cosmopolitan city with nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture and culture on display.
Split, a town on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, which is known for its beaches and the fortresslike complex at its center, Diocletian's Palace, erected by the Roman emperor in the 4th century.
Budapest the largest city in Central Europe and the capital of Hungry
There really is no other city like Amsterdam. Click here to read more on Amsterdam's history, Why so mаnу реорlе journey to Amѕtеrdаm? and if you feel like visiting, you can see what offers we recommend so you can get the best prices guaranteed!
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Are you looking for the right bar for you, well look no further - here is all you need to know about the best Bars in town.
Are you visiting Aberdeen any time soon? You can check out why these are rated the top restaurants in Aberdeen here:
Long day on the road? well here are the best night clubs in Aberdeen to let some steam off.
Found yourself in Dundee?
Here is the top rated restaurants that are definitely worth looking into.
Looking for a Bar?
Well here is your best choices for Dundee.
Looking to put your dancing shoes on and get in those clubs?
Here's what you need to know about he clubs in Dundee
Here is a list of Restaurants you have to try when visiting Durham!
Are you visiting Durham to view the place in all its Beauty?
Yes, well here are some bars you must visit to experience all of what Durham has to offer!
want to go clubbing in Durham? Loveshack is where its at!
These are the must see, must experience Restaurants in Edinburgh.
Looking for a bar in Edinburgh? well stress no more as these are the must see bars you have to try!
So your in Edinburgh and your starting to get a bit fidgety, your starting to stress out a little bit because your wanting something to do?
Well not to fear, here's some highly rated clubs to get yourself too tonight!
Looking for a restaurant in Glasgow? see where Roar recommends here:
Are you in Glasgow and need a beverage? heres an insider to the top rated Bars and why we recommend!
If your in Glasgow and are desperate to get yourself out on the Clubbing scene, these are the places to go!
Wanting to experience life as a Geordie, here's some top newcastle spots for dining out
You want the full Geordie Experience? These are the hot spots for Newcastle night life!
Desperate for a beverage? heres Newcastle's must experience bars!
Looking for somewhere to eat in Blackpool? well these are the must see, must taste and must experience places in Blackpool!
Want to experience Blackpool in all its glory? well... get yourself a beverage at one of these locations.
`These are the top Nightclubs in Blackpool! What are you waiting for? pick one and go...
The Best Restaurants In Manchester
The places to be for a beverage in Manchester, these are the hot spots and the nicest bars!
Looking for a bar in leeds? these are the watering holes for top beverages you must visit!
These are the must experience clubs in Leeds!
If you're in York and wanting to find a nice restaurant, heres some of Yorks finest places to dine out!
York! York! York! - Known for its good days on the drink. Here are the Clubs you need to see!