7 of the world’s most mysterious destinations

This week we’ve highlighted 7 of the world’s most mysterious destinations. From ancient structures with unknown origins to a bizarre geological formation that only astronauts get to see, these remarkable destinations are as mysterious as they are mesmerising. The origins of some of these ancient constructions remain controversial, was it UFOs or were prehistoric civilizations […]

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Where’s Hot? Hoppa’s guide for sun chasers

Here at hoppa, we are always striving to make it easier, faster and more convenient for our customers to take their holiday dreams from fantasy to reality. So to help you find the holiday destination of your dreams, we’ve introduced a brand new feature on our website. The feature is called “Where’s Hot” and includes […]

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5 Recipes for Classic Halloween Treats

It’s that time of year that calls for pumpkin carving, apple bobbing and of course, dressing up as something scary on October 31st for an evening of trick or treating. It’s Halloween! Every year millions of people around the world throw parties, dress up in incredible outfits and enjoy classic activities like trick or treating […]

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The ultimate Thailand Bucket-list for young travellers

Thailand is undoubtedly one of the most holiday popular destinations in the world. From its wealth of resplendent temples and pagodas to its frenzied cities and tropical beaches, Thailand’s allure is far-reaching. However, its affordability, famous nightlife and laid-back island culture make it a hub for backpackers, gap year students and young travellers looking for […]

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October holidays in the sun

While cooler temperatures take hold in the UK there are still some parts of Europe that are enjoying the after-glow of summer’s warmth. So if you’re already counting down the days until Summer 2017, stop counting, and book your sun-drenched October getaway now! These three nearby destinations; Crete, Tenerife and Cyprus, make perfect October holidays […]

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Chasing the winter sun

Ask any school-aged child what their favourite season is, and chances are their spirited response will be, “Summer!”. A few cherished months with no school and no worries, are enough to give summer the edge over the other seasons in the mind of a child. For those of us whose school days are more a […]

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the 10 best travel photos of the week

Today, we are highlighting ten of the most AMAZING travel photos that have been shared on Twitter this week. From jaw-dropping perspectives to unbelievable landscapes and photos that will give you a major case of #wanderlust- these ten incredible shots will make you want to pack your bags, grab a camera and hit the road. Many […]

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A wellness holiday in Ubud, Bali

Ever growing in popularity, Ubud is a lush and culturally rich paradise that oozes tranquillity and tropical allure. Along with a host of quality restaurants and cafés, Ubud is home to a creative arts scene that draws local and international artists to its doorstep. However, before Ubud became known as a popular holiday destination or […]

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5 incredible places in America you don’t know…yet

Everyone knows New York City, Los Angeles and Miami – but where do you go if you’re looking for an American getaway that’s just that, getting away? Getting away from the crowds, the tourist traps and the sky-high prices that are usually a necessary evil of America’s most popular cities and attractions. If you’re looking […]

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The 10 Most Beautiful Autumn Landscapes

Autumn, the transition between Summer and Winter. In the Northern Hemisphere it begins in September and in the Southern hemisphere it begins in March. This beautiful season is a favourite for many people, the temperatures begin to drop, there are plenty of clear, crisp mornings and best of all the trees are full of stunning colours, different shades […]

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Florida’s 5 best resort towns

Aptly named the ‘Sunshine State’, Florida has been a refuge for travellers escaping colder climates since the early 1900’s when Henry Flagler completed the Florida East Coast Railroad, which led many weather weary northerners to Florida’s golden shores. Fast-forward to present day and Florida’s claim on sun-drenched beach holidays is as strong as ever, with […]

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The Traveller Post: Emily Luxton

Back in June, we began The Traveller Post, a special edition blog series that is dedicated to people who love travel just as much as we do. Click here and you can check out our first Traveller Post where we highlighted the South African couple who captures their round the world travels in stunning imagery […]

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7 reasons why Scandinavians are the happiest

Scandinavia is the mystical sounding name for the collection of northern European countries made up by Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Despite dealing with frigid arctic temperatures and months of darkness, it turns out that Scandinavians are pretty darn happy. The secret of Scandinavian happiness got out after several international studies (Prosperity Index, released in 2010 […]

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Street Eats: Pretoria

For many visitors to South Africa, Johannesburg and Cape Town are two top destinations, but locals know that Pretoria has its share of low-key charms. Pretoria is also referred to as the “Jacaranda City,’ because of its violet-blooming Jacaranda trees that paint the city purple every year. The city has a wealth of natural, historical […]

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