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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.

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…

Is Mexico Safe to Visit in 2014?

Anyone who reads newspapers, magazines, watches the news, will no doubt have heard at least one of a report of violence or danger in Mexico. This might put you off visiting this part of the world, however that would be…

How to Get Around the USA

North to South, East to West, and everything in-between   The United States of America – one word to sum it up. Big. In fact no, that doesn’t do it justice – huge. The USA is huge, in fact the…

10 Best Value Destinations for 2014

I believe a holiday should be a right, not a luxury, however I also understand that money doesn’t grow on trees, unfortunately. Because of that, it’s always worthwhile searching out a bargain when it comes to deciding where to head…

Tips for Travelling with Kids

“Are we nearly there yet?!” How many times on average do you hear this from your little darlings during the course of a journey?   Family holidays are joyous occasions, after all, this is where childhood memories are made, and…

10 Best Apps for Travellers

Phones these days are much more than a brick to talk and text on, in fact if I lost my phone, I’d feel like my left arm had been cut off. The advantage of modern technology is that whenever we’re…

Top Ten Winter Holiday Destinations for 2014

There is a simple fact in life – it is always summer somewhere in the world. So the next time you’re sat looking out of your window at the dreary weather, wishing you could put your flip flops back on…

Tips for first time visits to New York

New York, New York! Who doesn’t dream of visiting this iconic skyline city of the Big Apple? Well, most people wouldn’t turn down the opportunity! Despite that, it can be daunting when planning such a trip, especially considering the size…

Tips for First Time Visits to London

For culture, shopping, sightseeing, royalty, cuisine, and a damn good holiday, there aren’t many cities in the world that beat the fashion, beauty, music icon that is London.    A hip and happening scene, trendy and in vogue, London enjoys…