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  • October is a great time to travel and here are our top 5 picks of the month.

  • The temperature's still in the late 20's in October, so Marrakech is the perfect place to visit if you're craving some October sun.

  • Head to a Hammam for a traditional Marrakech spa treatment, watch a belly dance or take a stroll in the stunning Jardin Majorelle.

  • Our favourite thing about Marrakech has got to be the souks.

  • Souk Semmarine is a great place to start.

  • You'll find ceramics, kaftans, traditional clothing and, of course, delicious Moroccan food.

  • From October 20th, Austria's most important film event takes place inside some of the most beautiful cinemas in Vienna's historic centre.

  • Over 94,000 visitors descend on the film festival to watch a selection of over 300 films from across the globe!

  • While you're in Vienna we recommend taking in the baroque streetscapes, and stopping by the Belvedere to visit the world's largest collection of paintings by Gustav Klimt.

  • Autumn is the best time to visit China.

  • Golden week is China's National Holiday taking place from October 1st to the 7th, and it's for the whole week!

  • Although it's peak tourist season, it's also the time to join the celebrations and explore what Beijing has to offer.

  • We'd recommend visiting the Forbidden City.

  • It's China's largest and best-preserved collection of ancient buildings, and the largest palace complex in the world.

  • It was off limits for 500 years, but has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

  • Every October people flock to the annual Notte Bianca event in the cityscape of Valletta, Malta!

  • The event's a huge celebration of people, culture and art and is the perfect excuse to get a bit of October sun.

  • The city's museums, art galleries and other attractions are open free of charge.

  • And you'll find the city's finest musicians, dancers and other creative geniuses lining the streets.

  • It will definitely be an unforgettable night for everyone.

  • For winter sun head to Puerto Rico in Gran Canaria, which is one of the island's favourite beach and sun hot-spots.

  • It's only about 35 minutes south of the airport passing Playa del Ingles and Maspalomas on the way.

  • And it's absolutely stunning.

  • The beautiful Amadores beach here is ideal for families or anyone who's not a particularly strong swimmer, because you have great harbour walls and sea defences that mean that the waves are tiny and the water's nice and shallow.

  • However, our favourite thing to do here by far is dolphin watching.

  • We took a tour and it did not disappoint, we saw a whole pod of dolphins swimming around our boat.

  • It was amazing.

  • That's our top picks for Travelling Better in October!

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October is a great time to travel and here are our top 5 picks of the month.

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