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There’s no such thing as overrated when it comes to these classic travel destinations!

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Finding the right travel destination can be kind of tricky a lot of the time. After all, there are just so many places to choose from and so many factors that influence your decision-making process. What kind of vacation are you looking for? Do you want to spend the whole time relaxing on the beach? Do you want to get involved with local culture? Or do you want to get off the grid entirely?

Classic travel destinations!

The problem with this ridiculously large amount of choice is that it leads to a lot of people sticking with the same few travel destinations year after year. And sure, there’s nothing wrong with finding a place that you really like and then sticking with it. However, that kind of attitude can often lead to your vacations getting kind of stale and boring, which kind of defeats their entire purpose.

So what can you do? How can you get back the fun and excitement of a vacation?

Well, the best thing to do is to try and find somewhere new. Of course, if you’ve visited a lot of different places, you might feel like you’re running out of new and exciting destinations. However, that’s just not the case.

With that in mind, here are some amazing classic travel destinations that you might want to try next time you’re planning a vacation.


Classic travel destinations!

For a lot of people, Paris ends up being one of those classic travel destinations that they just kind of skip over much of the time. After all, it could well be one of the most famous travel destinations in the world, with millions of people visiting every year. However, don’t let its fame or popularity fool you, there really is nowhere on earth quite like Paris.

Whether you’re there to experience some of the many incredible restaurants and bars, you’re planning a trip to the Louvre to see some truly extraordinary art, or you simply spend your days exploring the architecture and the most beautiful bridges of Paris, you’re sure to find something to excite and delight you. And the wonderful thing is, there are so many little hidden nooks and crannies all over the city that you will likely never run out of new and exciting things to discover. Paris might be a popular place, but there is a seriously good reason for that.


Classic travel destinations!

Europe is full of amazing countries, but most people tend to only think about the really famous ones. France, Spain, and Italy are all filled with amazing travel destinations but they’re far from the only options on the continent. If you’re looking for just as much of a beautiful European trip on a significantly smaller budget then Bulgaria might be the place to look. The capital, Sofia, is filled with breathtakingly beautiful architecture and the country has some truly fascinating history. Combine that with some amazing landscapes and this is a country that really can stand up to Europe’s finest.


Classic travel destinations!

Speaking of Europe’s finest, if you’re looking for a one of those classic travel destinations where life truly is good, then Austria’s capital, Vienna, might be the place for you. Vienna is consistently touted as having the highest quality of life in all of Europe with amazing public services and transport, high wages, and competitive house prices. Of course, even if you’re just visiting and don’t plan on sticking around, the city, and the country as a whole is filled with such rich and vibrant history that it’s nearly impossible not to fall head over heels in love with the place. In fact, you might find yourself visiting only to decide that this is the kind of place you could see yourself spending your days.


Classic travel destinations!

When it comes to many of Europe’s beautifully snowy country, most people tend to think of places like Sweden, which is a real shame because its next door neighbour, Finland, has just as much, if not more to offer. Lapland is one of those places that you really do have to visit at least once just to experience it for yourself. There’s a reason so many stories place it as the home of Santa Claus, Lapland, and Finland as a whole for that matter really does feel like something straight out of a fairy tale. Finland is a pretty small country, but don’t let that fool you, there are so many things to do and see that you could keep going back time and time again, year after year, and never run out of amazing experiences that you’re going to remember for the rest of your life.



Ireland is one of those places that is the victim of a lot of bad press. People make fun of the Irish a lot and a lot of people have an image of Ireland as a place that’s always grey and cold and wet. And sure, Ireland doesn’t have the greatest weather in the world all year round, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not an amazing place that’s well worth visiting at least once. First of all, Ireland is home to some truly incredible natural beauty. Being able to look out across miles upon miles of landscape is something that you really can’t appreciate until you’re doing it yourself. Not only that but the Irish are legendarily friendly and accommodating people who will likely be more than happy to take you under their wing. It’s the kind of hospitality that you just don’t experience in a lot of places and it really makes Ireland special.

Of course, there’s nothing to say that you have to stop going to a place that you’re familiar with if you’re still enjoying yourself. After all, it’s your vacation and no one should be able to tell you how to spend it. However, if you’re feeling bored then trying somewhere new and a little unusual might well be the perfect option. After all, fortune favours the bold and if you’re really lucky you might end up stumbling across your new favourite place in the world.

If these aren’t inspiration enough, we have been to some other classic travel destinations on the site, so why not check some of these out?

  • We have visited lots of fabulous locations in Florida, so do check out what we thought of this, and it isn’t all about Disney either!
  • We love the Caribbean, so do check out our information on Antigua and Barbados too, and
  • We have had a few wonderful trips to Europe as well, including an amazing time in Den Bosche in the Netherlands.

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Classic travel destinations!

Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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