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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...

Kotor by Night

A few years ago, Montenegro’s Kotor region started showing up on a lot of travel lists as an up and coming must visit destination. In 2016 Lonely Planet named Kotor as the...

Our Search For The Best Wedding Venues In Montenegro

In April this year we got engaged in Venice and have been on the hunt for our perfect wedding venue. Since we travel so much, to ‘interesting’ places we love the idea that our...

Where to eat in and around Kotor

Kotor’s days as a secret travel destination are sadly behind us as the city’s UNESCO status and frequent travel awards have helped spread the word about this picture perfect...

Astoria Boutique Hotel Kotor

The Astoria Boutique Hotel Kotor is a nine-room, four-star hotel situated in the heart of the Old Town of Kotor, a UNESCO heritage site. The 13th century historic building was...

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...

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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