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Escape Travel's Top 10 Blogs of August

3rd September 2015

Every day we are pumping out travel inspiration to keep you dreaming about your next adventure. So what have you been reading this month? Well, it seems we are all keen to head to the beach for a sun-soaked summer. The USA is on every one’s mind, from the legendary streets of New York to the neon lights of Las Vegas. Here’s a glimpse into what’s trending in August.

1 Celebrate Hawaii: Festivals to Catch Before the Year is Out


It seems we all have our eye on sun-soaked getaway, with Hawaii taking out the top spot this month. There’s still five months left in 2015 and we have a great selection of amazing events to catch on the islands before the year is out.

2 8 Free Things to do in New York City

 New York

The bright lights of New York are always calling and we know that exploring this big city may not go easy on the hip pocket. So we’ve put together a special budget friendly guide of amazing things to do that won’t cost you a cent.

3 The United States of the Great Outdoors

yellowstone national park Yellowstone National Park

Away from the bustling big cities, the USA is packed with spectacular National Parks. From the bubbling geysers in Yellow Stone National Park to the mighty canyons in Grand Canyon National Park, there is so much to explore.

4 Bucket List Ideas

 The Grand Canyon is number two on a recent poll of 30 must-visit destinations (All images: Getty)

Those of us struck with the travel bug know there is so much to do and see across the world. In fact, we’ve got 30 places that you just have to see with your own two eyes – pop these incredible destinations on to your bucket list.

5 Bali vs. Phuket for Couples

phuket thailand Khai Nok Island in Phuket.

We all dream of an island escape but if you can’t decide between Bali and Phuket, we can help make your decision a little easier. Both boast sun-drenched beaches but each island has its own unique differences – spoiler alert, you can’t make a wrong decision!

6 Three Unforgettable Road Trips

 California's coastline

One of the best ways to experience all the USA has to offer is by embarking on a road trip. Feel the freedom as your tour the nation and discover the best of America. Here are three of the greatest road trips that boast jaw-dropping scenery along the way.

7 Our Top 10 Picks of the USA

 New York

Once you’ve decided to hit up the USA on your next getaway, you need to decide where to go. From the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to the eclectic gems found in New Orleans, every state has its own distinct flavour. Here are our top ten favourite places to go in the USA.

8 Top 5 Things to do in Las Vegas

 Las Vegas in all her glory

Yes there is so much more to Las Vegas than casinos and bars. In fact, we’ve rounded up our five favourite things to do, from facing our fears on the Stratosphere Tower to watching water dance outside the Bellagio Hotel.

9 20 Things to do in Hamilton Island under $25

Hamilton Island Catseye Beach, Hamilton Island

The beautiful Whitsunday Islands are a treasured holiday spot for many but prices around the island don’t always come cheap. So we’ve put together a fabulous list of 25 amazing things to do on Hamilton Island that won’t break the bank.

10 Sunshine Coast Hot Spots

 Beaches galore at the Sunshine Coast

Queensland’s stunning Sunshine Coast hosts a bevy of beautiful beaches, so how do you know where to plant your umbrella on your next getaway? We’ve put together our favourite spots to ensure you enjoy the perfect sun, surf and sand holiday.

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