Planning your next trip but don't know where to start? The Travelling Souk is an online marketplace, offering up travel tips, information and inspiration galore. We've got all the tools you could possibly need for your next unforgettable adventure anywhere across the globe!
We are inspired by the souks, or souq, found in in North Africa and the Middle East - Arabian marketplaces brimming with jewellery, fabrics, antiques, food, spices, souvenirs and books. They are places where you can find ordinary items alongside the special and exotic and things you never knew existed! The Travelling Souk will help you find that something special for your trip, no matter where you want to go in the world.
With so many amazing places to visit across the world and only so much time to travel, it can be a challenge to decide where to go! There are 195 countries on Earth, almost 2000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and countless stunning views to see, national dishes to try…and so much more. It is impossible to experience it all, but the Travelling Souk is here to help you find your unmissable special places.
Want to explore an undiscovered part of Asia? Forget Cambodia or Thailand and head to the bustling island of Taiwan with its mix of old and new and some fantastic natural wonders. Head to the Southern Hemisphere and experience traditional Maori culture in New Zealand and find out about their close relationship with the country’s spectacular nature. Or enjoy a different side to Europe with our insider tips on some of the best places to visit across the continent.
If you are planning a trip and don’t know where to begin, then the Travelling Souk is here to help. You have chosen your destination, but what are the visa requirements, what do you need to pack, are there vaccinations required, what is the weather like, where to buy those must have souvenirs, holiday essentials and travel gifts…? Don’t stress! With our tips on all these issues and more, you can relax knowing that you are well prepared.