Dubbed the Las Vegas of Asia, Macau is a only one hour ferry from Hong Kong and shares its complicated relationship with China. A city lined with extravagant hotels, towering hundreds of floors above the Cotai Strip these establishments have everything your heart could desire, from enormous casinos, shopping centres, pools, bars and restaurants to name the least. These hotels are relatively inexpensive given their luxury and with such close proximity to Hong Kong, this is a perfect getaway for anyone who wants to pretend they have millions to blow in casinos or just sleep in a bed big enough for ten.
Approximately 250km from Rome, Pompeii is the home of a magnificently preserved Roman city buried in a thick layer of ash and larva. This is a perfect day trip from Rome as the city is easily reached in over two hours and plenty of tour companies organise this trip. Read our guide to making the most of your day, and which tours may be best for you.
The cosmopolitan capital of Italy; Rome is one of the most history, architecture, art and culture rich countries of the world. The centre of the Roman empire, this city has so much to see and do, as it is a blend of ancient and modern features, so we've recommended the top ten attractions in Rome that you cannot miss whilst in this ancient city.
It can seem overwhelming when planning a trip to New York, finding the best flights, hotels, getting a good deal on your dollars, so planning an entire itinerary may be the last thing on your mind. There is so much to do in New York that we struggled to visit everywhere we wanted to, even in 8 days. While we definitely recommend using a travel planning app such as UGotIt, bookmark some of these attractions on our hits list to help narrow down your must-sees.
There are lots of different things to do in Toronto: sports, food, history and shopping and whilst some of these are obvious (and included in the incredible CityPass!) some things to do in the city aren't as obvious. Read our guide to the hits and misses of Toronto for some ideas of attractions to visit in the city and those which aren't really worth the time.
When I visited New York it wasn’t my first time in the city that never sleeps, I had previously visited on a school trip when I was 15, but visiting at my own leisure I had no idea how to even beginning planning such an immense trip. Whilst I knew what kind of things I would like to go and see, I didn’t know which attractions were close to each other, where I would eat and in what order was best to visit. This is where the UGotIt came in. A travel assistant which plans your trip whilst matching to your personality and preference via an AI assistant, UGotIt was a massive help in planning our dream trip.
With just under 63 million tourists visiting New York in 2017, the city that never sleeps is one of the most visited in the world. It’s unsurprising that queues for attractions are lengthy, tours are expensive and you can often feel unprepared. Read our guide to tour New York like a local, and boss being a tourist in the big apple.
If there’s one thing Amsterdam is notorious for among young and older tourists alike is the relaxed attitude to drugs and most commonly marijuana. However despite this ‘relaxed attitude’ there are preconceived rules and laws that are not shared among visitors, often leaving tourists either in legal trouble or struggling to experience the coffeeshop phenomenon to its full potential. Read our guide and tips to coffeeshops and weed purchasing in Amsterdam to make the most of your trip, if that’s your cup of tea… or coffee.