Unusual Destinations.

Travel guides to curious locations. 

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Learn how to travel to breakaway territories, discover quirky independent micronations and uncover unusual things to do in popular destinations.

From East Timor and El Salvador, to Georgia and Northern Cyprus, travel off the beaten track with Travel Tramp’s guides to the world’s most curious destinations.

 

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14 Best Things to Do in Ankara, Turkey

14 Best Things to Do in Ankara, Turkey

From visiting Atatürk's mausoleum to exploring ancient history at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, here are the best things to do in Ankara. If I had a Turkish Lira for every time I've heard someone - be they travellers, fellow travel writers or tour guides -...

14 Best Things to Do in Kars, Turkey

14 Best Things to Do in Kars, Turkey

From cheese museums and Russian architecture to the ruins of an ancient Armenian kingdom; here are the best things to do in Kars! Ride the Eastern Express across the Anatolian plains, and you'll find yourself in the little-visited city of Kars. This is Turkey's...

14 Things to Do in Erzurum, Turkey

14 Things to Do in Erzurum, Turkey

From Byzantine citadels and Seljuk madrasas to mountain ski slopes and the epic Eastern Express; here are the best things to do in Erzurum, Turkey. The snow was ankle deep on the platform when the Eastern Express pulled into Erzurum. At a lofty altitude of 1890...

11 Ways Travel Can Change Your World

11 Ways Travel Can Change Your World

From expanding your cultural awareness to personal growth and discovery; here are 11 ways travel can change your world! For me, travel has always been more than a temporary escape from the mundane. I've spent a lifetime travelling the world, for work and leisure, and...

10 Most Visited Cities in the USA

10 Most Visited Cities in the USA

From Las Vegas to Chicago; here are the most visited cities in the USA! Home to 50 states and verging on 10 million square kilometres in area, it’s no surprise the USA is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. From the iconic skyline of Los Angeles...

10 Best Places to Visit in Gabon

10 Best Places to Visit in Gabon

From Libreville and Loango National Park to Lopé and Pongara, here are the best places to visit in Gabon. "We need the Gabonese to value their forest, to understand how to protect it rather than just chopping things down." Jean Norbert Diramba, Minister of Tourism for...

11 Best Places to Visit in Sudan

11 Best Places to Visit in Sudan

From the dusty streets of Khartoum to the ancient Pyramids of Meroe; here are the best places to visit in Sudan (when it's safe again). “Sudan is not really a country at all, but many. A composite of layers, like a genetic fingerprint of memories that were once fluid,...

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