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  • Our Essential Africa Itinerary

    So far our blog has explored Europe, Northern and Central America, the Middle East and even Australia. 3 months ago, we decided it was time to explore a continent that we knew surprisingly...

  • Hiking Tikal for Sunrise

    Fumbling through the darkness, my eyes searching the small pool of light radiating from the torch strapped to my bag, concentrating hard, I tried to keep up with our guide. It was 4:30am on...

  • Relaxing at The Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates

    As soon as we stepped foot into the cool, marbled grandeur of the lobby of The Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, it was evident that today would be a morning of five star pampering. We...

  • The Wondrous World of the Crystal Ice Caves in Iceland

    Iceland is an island of amazing natural phenomena such as volcanoes, lava fields, glaciers and earthquakes, but there is no better place to learn about man’s effect and relationship with...

Adventures in Georgia (The Country)

790 kilometres and 14647 calories in 61 hours When you like to travel as much as we do, you find yourself conducting flight searches more than you’d like to admit. Luckily for...

Fine Dining in a Monastery at Monte Pacis

As we pulled into the monastery car park the sun was setting colourfully through the rows of trees surrounding the Kaunas Lagoon behind us. Ahead stretched the long linden tree...

An Elegant Lunch at Ribe Tallinn

After building up an appetite exploring Tallinn Old Town we headed to Ribe, which consistently ranks in the top ten of Estonia’s best restaurants. Greeted by a towering wall of...

Savoy Boutique Hotel Tallinn Review

The Savoy Boutique Hotel is a 5-star hotel in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tallinn Old Town Tallinn, where history runs deep into the fabric of the building, and...

The Best View in Tbilisi: Xeme Restaurant at The Biltmore Hotel

We’ve frequented plenty of restaurants where we’ve ‘paid for the view’. We’ve enjoyed pasta overlooking the Colosseum, Paella in front of the Sagrada Familia and...

About Us

Hi, we are Rachel and Tim from The World in a Weekend. We treat every trip as a once in a lifetime experience, maximising our time by squeezing in as many places and activities as we can. Our passion is to discover secret wonders and try new things, and we are committed to report our honest findings to our loyal readers.

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