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About Web Tourist

Web Tourist is an online resource for trip planning, travel inspiration and tips to help you make the most of your next holiday. We share blog posts weekly and also offer a trip planning service to our readers.

Quick Guide to the Far East

The Far East is a term given to the region predominantly encompassing the countries of East Asia but parts of Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia and the Russian Far East also. The Far East is classified as such because of its…

Preparing to Take a Trip

Holidays are all about excitement, adventure and exploration, with of course a spot of relaxation thrown in for good measure. Wherever you choose to jet off to, getting all your travel plans, holiday insurance and other extras all into place…

Top 20 Most Popular Tourist Sites in the World

The world is a huge place, full of sights to see, however some are ever popular, year after year. Let’s take a look at 20 of the most popular destinations, and maybe give you a few ideas of places you…

How to Pack for a Cruise

The idea of a cruise holiday has become hugely popular over the last few years. Gone are the days when these types of holiday were targeted for the older audience, and with huge cruise liners visiting several enviable destinations all…

The 5 Best Rail Journeys in Europe

 Getting around Europe by rail is a fantastic way to experience different landscapes and countries for little cost and much comfort. Interrailing is becoming increasingly popular, with Italy a top destination to explore by train, however there are legendary rail…

The Five Best Spots to Enjoy the Mediterranean

Whether you choose to travel around several Mediterranean countries via either train, with the popular interrailing option, or via for a cruise around several countries and islands within the space of a week or two, or whether you decide to…

The Best Value Destinations in the Caribbean

How many of you have dreamed of visiting the white sands and azure blue waters of the Caribbean? I would assume a lot of you are nodding your heads right now, and rightly so.   Lush green vegetation, sparkling water,…

10 Best Cities to Visit in Europe in 2014

Europe is a continent brimming with culture, and thankfully easy to navigate. Long distance trains and low cost airlines make hopping between countries and cities easy, as well as fantastic beach resorts.    With so many places to choose from,…

How to Beat Jet Lag

Goodbye Jet Lag – How to Beat the Long-Distance Irritant   Travelling to far-flung destinations is a wonderful thing, and the sights we see generally stay with us forever. The best destinations in the world are often further away, and takes…