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Five Pancake Day Traditions from Around the World – They’re Flippin’ Great

Posted on January 09, 2019

Whether it’s lemon and sugar, maple syrup and bacon or even chocolate spread that tickles your fancy, Shrove Tuesday is undisputedly one of the best days of the year. It’s a time to show off those epic pancake flipping skills (that you swear you were so good at last year), use up all the eggs, flour and milk in the house and stuff your face until you feel sick… or maybe that’s just us!  Read more

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Your 2019 Summer Holiday – We’ve Got You Covered (Literally)

Posted on December 11, 2018

IT’S SUMMER HOLIDAY TIME… well, almost. What we mean is, it’s almost time to start booking your 2019 getaway! Read more

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Alpha and WDC

Posted on August 25, 2017

We've got an exciting announcement to make - Alpha has partnered with WDC*!

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Marine Tourism – is it sustainable?

Posted on August 24, 2017

Whale shows, performing seals and swimming with dolphins may have been on the bucket list of travellers in the past, but is there a place for marine tourism any more? 

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Solo Travel for the Millennial Female

Posted on May 22, 2017

Travelling the world might not be on your bestie's bucket list, but that's no reason to take it off yours! Solo travel, in particular, female solo travel is on the rise, and here's why... Read more

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Wine and Food Tasting Travels

Posted on March 03, 2017

Grab your besties and taste something new on your next trip...the world is your oyster, and you can eat plenty of those too.

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Golfing Around – the Group Holiday with a twist!

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Most of us did the whole 18-30 thing as teenagers/young adolescents, but what to do when you’re nearing the ‘over the hill’ stage? (Pun intended).

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What is a Responsible Tourist? (And our guide to being one)

Posted on January 13, 2017

Tourism is on the rise, and understandably so, the world is full of spectacular sights and unique wildlife, that everyone should see in their lifetime. However, this increased exploration is sometimes being actioned in a manner that is impacting local communities and resources. Strong campaigns are in motion to stand up for the well-being of our planet - our continued mistreatment of it is leaving damning effects. Read more

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Wildlife in Tourism and What You Didn’t Know

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Most of us can say that at least one friend has posted a ‘tiger selfie’ or a photo of them riding an elephant on their amazing round-the-world travels on some form of social media. What most don’t know, however, is the complete lack of animal welfare involved in these high-demand tourist attractions.
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Responsible Volunteering

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Responsible Tourism isn’t all ‘Green’ focused, it is actually a little more than first meets the eye.
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