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The Low Cost Way to Explore Diverse Turkey

by Lexa Pennington / Jun 24, 2014 /
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Turkey is a country that offers a lot in the way of cultural experiences, and it’s an extremely inexpensive vacation destination. There’s also the option to teach in Turkey and this is a great way to immerse yourself in the country and be paid whilst there.


How Did the English Language Come to Be?

by Lexa Pennington / Jun 13, 2014 /
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English is truly a lingua franca, or global language. It is spoken in countries throughout the world and studied by millions of students every day. However, English, evolutionarily speaking, is a relatively new language. To understand where English comes from, let’s journey back to the beginning of language itself.


Essay Writing Tips

by Lexa Pennington / Mar 17, 2014 /
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Essay writing is considered to be one of the most challenging assignments received by students at colleges and universities.

Three Resorts Ideal for Families

by Lexa Pennington / Feb 13, 2014 /
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When you’re looking for a luxurious family break away, finding the perfect destination is never easy. As nice as some places look in the brochure, sometimes reality can be a world away from your expectations.

Could Homegrown Holidays Stop You Borrowing From The Bank Of Mum And Dad?

by Lexa Pennington / Feb 12, 2014 /
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It’s a tough time to be young; with high unemployment, high prices, and high debts, it can be a struggle to get by. But although we’re cutting back on some things, recent figures show that despite this difficult economic time, Brits see their holiday as a non-negotiable luxury.

Winter Adds to Fun at National Wildlife Refuges

by Lexa Pennington / Dec 03, 2013 /
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Even in winter, national wildlife refuges hold pleasures for nature lovers. Look for surprises, too: ducks and geese in profusion, a furtive red fox darting past, animal prints stamped clearly in the ground, the creaking of trees in the cold. Try exploring some trails by snowshoe. Or take a wildlife tour … on a horse-drawn sleigh.

A Tour of the Caribbean

by Lexa Pennington / Nov 22, 2013 /
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With winter coming on, our thoughts naturally turn to sunshine, warm beaches, a Caribbean breeze flowing across our (pale winter) skin. Of course, we’d like to hit all of the islands, but what to see first? Here are some highlights of a tour of the Caribbean, to help you decide.

Family Travel Tips to Mauritius

by Lexa Pennington / Nov 19, 2013 /
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Have you been yet to Mauritius? If your kids are checking destinations off on a map, they might be begging you to plan a trip here. It’s a beautiful island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar (the 180th largest nation in the world).

Head South from Orlando Airport to Naples

by Lexa Pennington / Nov 16, 2013 /
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Florida is America’s Sunshine State and a fantastic destination for those seeking sun and relaxation, fun outdoor activities, great shopping or fine dining. But all towns in Florida are not the same. Touch down into Orlando and you enter into a crazy world of amusement parks and entertainment, of circus shows and wacky architecture.

Eight Cool Things to Do in Dubai

by Lexa Pennington / Nov 14, 2013 /
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Whether you’ve got a layover or are planning a trip to Dubai, there’s plenty to see and do! Dubai, often called the City in the Desert, is one of the world’s fastest growing cities.