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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.

3 Alternative Locations for A Surf Break

Sri Lanka There are so many surfing destinations in Sri Lanka that deciding to visit them all would take a very long time. Start with Hikkaduwa where beaches, scuba diving and nightlife lure you in even as you come to…

A Weekend in Brighton

    by  Ben124.  A cosmopolitan and sophisticated city by the sea, Brighton is one of the UK’s best and most popular weekend retreats. Here’s our handy guide to where best to eat, sleep and drink, with a bit of culture thrown in for…

The Temples of Taiwan

Temples are an integral part of the religious and cultural landscape of Taiwan, with over 5000 in total ranging from small one-room shrines to vast and elaborately designed buildings. All play a key part in the religious life of the…

Beat the Boredom, Get Online 

Travelling from A to B is not the most enthralling part of a holiday, but it’s unfortunately a necessary evil, in order for us to get from home, to the fantastic places we’re dreaming of visiting. If you’re driving somewhere,…

Best Bachelor Party Gambling Locations

by  trishhartmann  The casino has been a classic bachelor party location for decades, with Las Vegas’s famous Strip being the gambling destination of choice for almost as long. However, the once international powerhouse of the worldwide casino industry has seen a…

Visit Shropshire and Powys  

It is somewhat criminal how little exposure the English county of Shropshire receives. With a total area of 1,346 square miles, it is the country’s largest inland county. Perhaps it is the lack of a coast that does not make…

See the world’s greatest steeplechase in person  

   by  stacey.cavanagh  Caption: The crowd at Aintree – the Grand National’s traditional racecourse When you’re in the UK, there are plenty of things that you’ll want to see and do. There’s so much history and culture packed in both the…

Not a Care in the World

Welcome to the Seychelles Imagine floating on a bed of clouds, feeling totally weightless, without a care in the world, no worries, no doubts, no need to think, just time to be. This is what the Seychelles feels like. This…

Modest No More: Britain’s Countryside Charm

Seldom celebrated, internationally underrated and easily overlooked, the countryside of Britain represents a holiday resource that offers families and adventurers alike a treasure trove of typically understated attractions.  Spectacular scenery, a rich and living history and a vibrant cultural backdrop…

Exploring Romania

  The vast nation of Romania is one of the most picturesque countries in the whole of Eastern Europe. Visitors who take the time to explore Romania independently will be able to drive along stunning Black Sea coasts, which are…