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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.

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…

Which Hawaiian Island is Best for Me?

You’re heading to Hawaii …. but which island?   Natural beauty might as well be the meaning of Hawaii, because there’s nowhere else in the world quite like it. Soaring snow-capped peaks, mighty, angry volcanoes, stunning and sparkling beaches, and…

Airport Tips for First Time Flyers

There’s a first time for everything.    When it comes to flying, the whole airport experience alone, without even taking into consideration the actual getting into the air part, can be stressful and daunting. It really all comes down to…