The BBC’s Handy Travel Guide to the World

The BBC has been around for over a century and has traveled the world to bring us the news. Today, we’re going to look at their handy travel guide to some of the most beautiful and exciting destinations in the world.

From natural wonders like Niagara Falls and Lake Baikal to tourist attractions like the Taj Mahal and Great Wall of China, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re a budding photographer or just looking for a new place to visit with friends, let this BBC travel guide give you some ideas on where to go!

Places to visit in the world

If you’re looking for a new place to visit, there’s something in this BBC travel guide for everyone. Whether you’re looking for an exotic locale or want to see some of the most famous sites in the world, there is something here for everyone.

This list includes places like Niagara Falls, Lake Baikal, and Mount Kilimanjaro. You can also find a list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites that include spots like Machu Picchu and the Great Wall of China.

How to survive your trip to the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal trip will be unforgettable. Still, there are some items you need to know before traveling to India to see the monument.

It’s important to take a tour with a licensed guide and be aware that photography isn’t allowed inside the Taj Mahal. This is because there are no flash cameras or tripods allowed inside. You can take photos outside of the monument instead of standing in line for hours waiting for your turn to take photos inside. Keep in mind that you will have to pay an extra fee if you want a photo of yourself at the Taj Mahal with your phone. 

If you plan on visiting during Ramadan, use extra caution when eating or drinking near Muslims as they must refrain from consuming anything from sunrise until sundown during this time period. It’s also not advised to use strongly scented soaps near Muslims during Ramadan as they are prohibited from using scented soaps during this period of time. 

Finally, while walking around Agra, it is advised that women dress modestly, even when wearing shorts or short skirts. You should cover up with loose clothing and dress conservatively when visiting Muslim areas of Agra – including mosques, shrines, monuments and more.

What to pack

If you’re planning on visiting any of the destinations listed in this article, make sure to pack things like comfortable shoes, an umbrella, and swimwear. No matter where you’re traveling to, it’s good to be prepared for anything! 

The BBC has set together a handy list of what you should load for your expedition to make sure you’re prepared for anything and everything.

A north face and warm and waterproof jacket, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, a ballpoint pen (in case you need to fill out a form), a torch (with spare batteries), an umbrella (for rain or sun), phone charger, hand sanitizer, tissues (preferably Kleenex) for emergencies, and any medication that you might need.

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Travel tips

We’re not going to list all of the points of interest that the BBC provides, but here are some of the places that really stood out.

Scotland is home to some breathtaking mountains like Ben Nevis and Glen Coe. If you’re looking for an outdoorsy vacation, go hiking or mountain climbing!

If you’re more interested in history, visit Hungary’s Parliament building. The nation has a rich culture and history with structures like this one.

India’s Taj Mahal is one of the most famous sites in the world, but it can be crowded with tourists during peak seasons. If you want to avoid crowds, visit India during the off season.

Another popular tourist attraction is Borobudur Temple which is built on top of a volcano that erupted thousands of years ago. It’s considered “The Eighth Wonder of the World.”

The BBC’s Handy Travel Guide to the World

The BBC has been around for over a century and has traveled the world to bring us the news. Today, we’re going to look at their handy travel guide to some of the most beautiful and interesting destinations in the world. 

If you’re dreaming of a visit to a far-off place, don’t book the ticket just yet. The BBC’s handy travel guide to the world will teach you everything you need to know about how to survive your trip. 


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