Nicola Quinn

  • Nicola Quinn
    Nicola is a freelance writer with an insatiable hunger for travel. She swapped her home in the UK for the sunny Canary Islands when she was just 11 and she has been based there ever since.

    From crawling on her hands and knees inside pyramids in Egypt to swimming with baby sharks in Bali and searching (fruitlessly!) for the Northern Lights in Iceland, Nicola takes every chance she gets to explore new places.

    The incredible experiences she has around the world fuels her writing and inspires her to plan even more adventures for the future.
    Currently Lives In: Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Spain
    Local Expertise: Spain and Italy
    Favorite Destinations: Italy, Bali, Mexico, Turkey
    Top Travel Experiences: Watching the Northern Lights from a hot tub in Iceland, swimming with sharks in Bali, kayaking over ancient ruins in Turkey, canyoning in Costa Rica
    Fun Facts: Nicola spends her free time fostering tiny newborn kittens; she has a collection of exotic carnivorous plants; she left her passport on a train on three separate occasions on her way to the airport.

Where to Find the Best Neapolitan Pizza in Naples – An Insider’s Guide

Where to Find the Best Neapolitan Pizza in Naples – An Insider’s Guide

The birthplace of pizza, Naples makes this iconic and internationally-loved dish in a way unlike anywhere else. Authentic Neapolitan pizza in Naples is humbly topped with just tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil – but when the base is so good, that’s really all you need. Pizza in Naples is beautifully thin with a huge, puffy crust …

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A Local’s Guide to the Best Restaurants in Tenerife

A Local’s Guide to the Best Restaurants in Tenerife

The “Hawaii of Europe,” the “Islands of Eternal Spring,” the “Fortunate Isles”… the Canary Islands, of which Tenerife is a part, have countless wonderful nicknames inspired by their excellent climate, stunning scenery, and addictive laid-back vibe. In between hiking to the tops of volcanoes, kayaking alongside wild turtles, and falling in love with the views, …

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The Best Hotels in Bali for a Honeymoon

The 12 Best Honeymoon Hotels in Bali for a Dream Escape

Congratulations, you’re engaged! Even though it’s one of the best days of your life, a wedding can be an incredibly stressful thing to plan. So you shouldn’t feel guilty if you’re delaying putting together a seating plan in favor of choosing your perfect honeymoon destination. If you’re dreaming of sipping cocktails on sandy shores, indulging …

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