Globehunter's Travel Blog

POSTED BY Mavy | AUGUST 17 2017
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Seeing things from a different perspective can totally change how you view something, and the same goes for cities. And with Google Maps now offering us our own aerial picture of the entire world, we thought we’d scour the globe to find some of the most amazing bird’s eye views across the world.

POSTED BY Mavy | AUGUST 17 2017
Label: Fun Facts

While we love all the modern conveniences of ski holidaying in 2017, such as underfloor heating in the chalets and speedy chair lifts, we still get nostalgic pangs for days when skiing was a relatively new and exciting activity for tourists. Skis were a lot more rudimentary, resorts were few and far between to what we have these days, and fashion on the slopes certainly left something to be desired!

POSTED BY Mavy | AUGUST 16 2017
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No matter where in the world you live, everyone loves an ice cream on a warm summers day, but we wondered, does everyone around the world like theirs the same? Of course not!

POSTED BY Mavy | AUGUST 4 2017
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The world is constantly evolving, with ongoing developments meaning that our favourite holiday destinations are changing every year. Looking back, it’s quite surprising how much change has taken place over relatively small periods of time at many of the world’s favourite destinations, and we’ve put together a series of photo mashups showing how these places have changed over time.

POSTED BY Mavy | JULY 20 2017
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Sure, we all love unearthing some hidden gems while we’re on holiday, but some sights and attractions are so popular that you simply have to cross them off your list. With that in mind, we’ve scoured TripAdvisor to find out what their number one ranked tourist attraction is in every country in Europe.
We all know that London is often referred to as The Big Smoke and The Big Apple is a common synonym for New York City, but have you ever wondered how these nicknames came about? There are so many cities all over the world with famous nicknames and here are the stories behind the nicknames of 13 of the best-loved cities in the world.

POSTED BY Mavy | JULY 4 2017
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Globehunters has been nominated for the Best Flight Booking Website in the prestigious 2017 British Travel Awards (BTAs). The winners will be determined by the consumer, who has until 30 September to cast their vote, with the successful companies announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner, being held in London on 29 November 2017.

POSTED BY Mavy | JUNE 21 2017
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It’s crazy to think that the buildings we see today could still be standing in thousands of years, but it’s entirely possible, and there’s proof all around the world! Many buildings which were built thousands of years ago are still standing today, and we’re going to take a look at 15 examples which you can still see.

POSTED BY Mavy | JUNE 20 2017
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When you realise just how old some of the world’s oldest living things are, it puts our own human lifespans into a bit of perspective! Whether it’s tortoises which live twice as long as humans or trees which have stood for thousands of years, all around the world there are extraordinary animals and plants which have stood the test of time, and we’re going to take a look at 13 examples, some of which you can visit for yourself.

POSTED BY Mavy | JUNE 12 2017
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We all know that Kendal is famous for its mint cake and Manchester is known for being rainy, but what are each of England’s counties known for? We used Google’s autocomplete feature to find out exactly what the public think of each county and here are our results.

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