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Hi! Welcome to Complete City Guides!

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My name is Patrick, I'm originally from Sydney (Australia) but grew up in England (my second home) - and I love exploring cities (and writing about it!)

I work online in marketing, which gives me the opportunity to travel around the world full time.

So while I am away, I keep this blog updated with full travel info. I tend to stay in a city for a few months at a time, to really get to know it - then I write guides on it.

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Best Things To Do In Rome
Best Things To Do In Rome

Rome is one of the most popular tourist destination in Europe. So what are the best things to see and do while there? Take a look!

Posted: Tue 4th September, 2018

Rome

Best Things To Do in Zadar
Best Things To Do in Zadar

Zadar is one Croatia's highlights. It is a fantastic, small city that is definitely worth visiting if you are travelling up or down the coast line of Croatia. Here I go over the sights and things to see!

Posted: Tue 4th September, 2018

Zadar

Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)
Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)

Lopburi is Thailand's famous 'Monkey City'. The city is around 150km (93 miles) northeast of Bangkok, and is home to hundreds of macaque monkeys. It is a popular tourist destination, and if you love animals then it is well worth seeing.

Posted: Wed 9th May, 2018

Bangkok

Venice in A Weekend: What To Do There And Full Itinerary
Venice in A Weekend: What To Do There And Full Itinerary

Venice is an amazing and quite unique city that everyone should visit at least once. It is one of the best cities to wander and get lost in its many back streets! Every corner looks beautiful, and despite it being full of tourists you can really feel how quiet the island of Venice really is. There are good airport links, so after reading this post about Venice there should be nothing stopping you from booking some cheap plane tickets to Venice for next summer!

Posted: Wed 7th March, 2018

Venice

London in 1 Day - A Simple Itinerary of Everything You Need to See and Do
London in 1 Day - A Simple Itinerary of Everything You Need to See and Do

In my opinion, London is one of the greatest cities in the world for tourists. You just can't ever get bored, there is so much to see and do. However, what if you have only one day to visit and explore London? Maybe you have a long layover at one of London's many airports and want to see London but need to cram it in as short a timeframe as possible. This guide will explain what you need to see, and includes some other tips and advice for travelling to London.

Posted: Wed 17th January, 2018

London

How Long Should You Stay In Each European City?
How Long Should You Stay In Each European City?

When planning a multi city trip across Europe it can be hard to know how long to stay in each city. You don't want to make it too short and miss out on things, but you also don't want to spend too much time in a city that doesn't have much to offer. Here is an overview of how long to stay in all the main tourist cities in Europe.

Posted: Thu 14th December, 2017

Budapest in 48 Hours
Budapest in 48 Hours

Budapest is an amazing city with lots of things to see and do. Here is what we got up to when spending 48 hours in Budapest, checking out all the major sights and things to do!

Posted: Tue 24th October, 2017

Budapest

24 Hours in Riga, Latvia
24 Hours in Riga, Latvia

We spent 24 hours in the lovely capital city of Latvia. Riga is small, but has a lot of charm and is an interesting place to spend a weekend. 24 hours wasn't quite enough time there, but got got to see quite a bit of the city and its various sights.

Posted: Thu 20th April, 2017

Riga

A Weekend in Warsaw (Photo Guide)
A Weekend in Warsaw (Photo Guide)

We spent a short weekend in the Polish capital of Warsaw. See what the city looks like and what we got up to. It is definitely a city you can visit many times, with lots of things to see and do there!

Posted: Wed 12th April, 2017

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What to do in Chiang Mai
What to do in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is the biggest city in northern Thailand, with over 170,000 in the city itself but over 1 million in the surrounding area. It is surrounded by beauti...

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Complete Guide to Planning a Thailand Trip! Places to visit, What to do, and Travel Tips for Thailand
Complete Guide to Planning a Thailand Trip! Places to visit, What to do, and Travel Tips for Thailand

Thinking of planning a trip to Thailand? Thailand is one of my favourite destinations. Let me show you everything you need to know about Thailand, including whe...

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How To Make Economy Flights Feel Like First Class
How To Make Economy Flights Feel Like First Class

Travelling in first class or business class is a luxury that many of us just never get to experience. But, there are some tricks, tips and hacks that can help y...

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Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)
Exploring The Thailand Monkey City of Lopburi (and how to get there from Bangkok)

Lopburi is Thailand's famous 'Monkey City'. The city is around 150km (93 miles) northeast of Bangkok, and is home to hundreds of macaque monkeys. It is a popula...

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About Me

I'm an Australian who has lived in Europe for most of my life. I work online, travelling with my laptop, working online and exploring cities for months at a time.

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