Guillaume Flandre
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Where do you go to get inspired for next travel destinations?

I'm trying to travel as much as I can, but I sometimes lack inspiration. I'm of course talking about country/city recommendation, but most importantly less-known/hidden places all over the world. Do you fine people know of a website or an app doing that?
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    • Bart van Poll
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      I fly a lot, but I'm not rich. Why is it so difficult to find cheap flights and why does it seem like airlines don't apply any logic to their fares at all? Hitlist has already saved me many hours of checking airfares online. I get notified whenever an interesting fare comes up for a destination that's on my wishlist. Hitlist works better for me than Hopper.

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  3. Crys
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    I like going on Townske to see user-curated guides. Love that I'm able to search by keyword or interests (ie. hidden gems, photography spots, etc.) depending on what you're looking for on your next trip ;)
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  4. Willie Morris
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    The homepage is a great visual feast to get you thinking about adventures, plus you can book right there. Def has inspired a few trips on my end.
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    Lonely Planet publishes travel guides known as "the Bible of backpackers". They have their own writers/explorers who are traveling around the world and looking for worth to see places. I recommend digging in their online service when looking for inspiration for a next trip.
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    • Rutger van Waveren
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