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Is It Time to Take a Digital Detox?

Posted on February 02, 2016

For most people, the mobile phone, laptop or tablet is a travel essential. Keeping in touch with those back home, checking work emails or browsing social media posts has become the norm for those heading abroad on holiday. But a ‘digital detox’ revolution is taking place – offering the chance to embrace a complete break from the digital devices that beep all day long. Would you do it? Read more

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Plan Your Trip to… Japan

Posted on January 27, 2016

To us foreigners, Japan can seem like a whole different world. Year after year, tourists from all over the globe are drawn to the country to see its stunning landscapes, visit its historic temples, taste its unique dishes, and experience its incredible technology. Read more

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Top 5 Skiing and Snowboarding Destinations of 2016

Posted on January 20, 2016

There’s nothing quite like booking a skiing or snowboarding winter holiday. They are a popular choice among all types of traveller, regardless of age and ability, year after year. But with so many snowy mountain-peaked destinations to visit, it can be tricky to choose the perfect destination for you and your family. Read more

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How to Keep the Peace with Your Travelling Companion – Part 2

Posted on January 13, 2016

With different interests but one single itinerary, it can be tricky to keep the peace when you and your travelling companion want to do different things on your trip. Whether you’re abroad with your best friend, married significant other, or boyfriend/girlfriend, a little effort goes a long way when it comes to enjoying each other’s company for an extended period of time in a foreign country. Read more

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How to Keep the Peace with Your Travelling Companion – Part 1

Posted on January 06, 2016

With different interests but one single itinerary, it can be tricky to keep the peace when you and your travelling companion want to do different things on your trip. Whether you’re abroad with your best friend, married significant other, or boyfriend/girlfriend, a little effort goes a long way when it comes to enjoying each other’s company for an extended period of time in a foreign country. Read more

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3 Important Travel Insurance Tips to Learn from the Nativity Story

Posted on December 23, 2015

You may think that the familiar sight of delayed trains, gridlocked roads and busy airports are somewhat of a more recent phenomenon if travelling over the Christmas period. Although a short analysis of the Nativity Story shows that travel mishaps have been occurring for more than 2,000 years; in this week's blog we explain how you can avoid being ‘delayed in a manger’ too! Read more

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Bizarre Ways Airline Passengers Avoided Baggage Costs in 2015

Posted on December 16, 2015

Getting through the baggage and security checks at the airport is by all means, no mean feat! It’s all-too-easy to pack umpteen jumpers or that extra pair of boots (you know, just in case!) and go slightly over the airline luggage weight restrictions. Read more

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Where to Find the World’s Best Christmas Markets

Posted on December 09, 2015

One of the best things about Christmas is the markets. Who could resist the sweet smells of cinnamon, mulled wine and roasted chestnuts, or looking around the traditional-style stalls in a bid to find that perfect gift? Whilst we do have some great Christmas markets in the UK, the best ones can arguably be found abroad. Read more

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2016 Hottest Travel Destinations – Revealed!

Posted on December 02, 2015

Are you already dreaming of where to go on your holidays next year? It makes sense to start planning your trip as early as possible, as there are great savings to be had the earlier you book. Although if you’re not sure where to go, make sure you read on as we just might have the answer! Read more

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How Do Europeans Spend Their Time?

Posted on November 25, 2015

Branching away from the usual humdrum evening routine and stepping foot into a new bar or nightclub can be daunting if you’re not familiar with the local scene. That’s why millions of people turn to popular review website and app, Yelp, to search for the best in restaurants, nightlife as well as evening entertainment. Read more

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