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Eco-Tourism or Eco-Exploitations? 5 tips to ensure your wildlife encounters abroad remain ethical

Posted on October 04, 2022

When travelling abroad there’s not many experiences that would match the feeling of encountering a wild animal. Let's be honest, who hasn’t thought about riding an elephant or feeding a tiger? But you might want to think twice about taking part in these activities... To make sure these animals behave, they are put through a series of potentially unethical treatments which could result in mental or physical injury. Now, this isn't to say that you can't have a fun experience with wild animals, but it is important to make sure that you do it in an ethical way and ensure the animals are unharmed. Here are our top 5 tips to ensure that your animal encounters abroad remain ethical:

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8 Easy Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveller

Posted on October 28, 2021

When you think of going on a sustainable holiday your mind automatically wanders to cutting out the flight doesn’t it? Ours did too! But it’s not the only way you can make sure you’re looking after the environment, and helping to improve the world we live in, whilst on holiday. Our eight super simple hacks will make an eco-friendly traveller out of just about anyone.  

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Everything you need to know about the traffic light system and what we cover

Posted on July 09, 2021

The UK has recently changed its travel restrictions in regards to international travel and the coronavirus pandemic. In October 2021 the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) changed its advice for over 50 countries and territories, making the rest of the world feel accessible once again.

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The Best UK Holiday Destinations near a Beach

Posted on February 02, 2021

Summer season is coming along quicker than expected and that means planning for sunny days, getting your tan on and cocktails by the bucket-load. Whether you’re after a seaside staycation or looking to have a city break with a beach day, here are the best UK holiday destinations near a beach for your great escape.

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UK Holiday Destinations near London

Posted on January 29, 2021

London, the heart of England is a hub for excitement, thrills and entertainment. Whether you’re living in London and looking for a staycation holiday nearby or interested in a day trip to London on your holiday, here are the best UK holiday destinations near London.

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Best UK Holiday Hotspots

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Staycations are the new vacations and with the summer time in the UK giving us a taste of tropical weather, that paired up with some jaw-droppingly good locations is enough to feel like you’re abroad.

Whether you’re interested in relaxing by the seaside for a week, keen to learn about UK history or would like to get your adrenalin pumping for a weekend staycation, here are the best UK holiday hotspots to visit for your summer holiday.

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5-step Guide to Planning your Gap Year

Posted on January 12, 2021

Whether you’ve dreamt of meeting the elephants in Thailand, interrailing from country-to-country in Europe, surfing on Bondi Beach or backpacking the classic south-east Asia trail, a gap year is the perfect way to fulfil your travel wishlist.

If you’re considering a gap year either before university or after your degree is complete and don’t know how to begin planning, we’ve got your back - and here is our 5-step guide on planning your gap year.

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Vegan world dishes: Bringing those holiday feels to your dinner table

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Travel opens your mind to a whole host of experiences, including your taste buds. Each culture offers their specialties and a variety of unique flavours and dishes to try on your travels. Vegan food is growing in popularity and another sustainable idea to take on as you’re travelling - and it doesn’t fall short of flavour either.

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How to get cheap student flights for even less

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Whether it’s your gap year before university or you’re looking for a much needed break after exam season, jetting off on a lengthy trip is one way to relax - and start your adventure. 

Backpacking, interrailing or city hopping, the world is wide and there is so much to see. If you’re on a tight student budget and have a desire to travel, we’re here to make it a little easier with our tips on finding cheap student flights for even less.

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Posted on June 25, 2020

As life slowly returns back to normal and we start to plan our next adventure, many of us may be tempted to risk travelling without any insurance. After all, there’s no cover for claims related to the coronavirus anymore, is there?

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