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Top Tips for Catching an In-Flight Nap

No one wants to spend the first few days of their holiday recovering from their flight, but if you are flying long haul, this can be a common occurrence.

Find Budget (or FREE!) Accommodation Anywhere

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Sep 22, 2015 / 0 comments

One of the trickiest places to start when wanting to travel on a budget is to figure out where to stay.  If you’re not careful, accommodation can become the most expensive part of your trip – but it doesn’t have to be that way. Tried and tested by generations of travelers, the following resources cater to every travel personality and have proven to be excellent options for both short and long-term travel. 

Best Museums in London and Beyond

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Sep 18, 2015 / 0 comments

London has many museums, but not all of them cost to visit. I visited some free museums and some that charged to visit. Most museums were only a few pounds, but a few, such as Buckingham Palace, cost quite a bit more, but were worth the money to see. I’ve put together some information about the museums I visited, including a short description, where they are located, and if there is a cost for the museum ($=cost a fee, Free=no charge).

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Where to Eat in Monterey, California

I don’t think there are many people who will disagree with this statement: Food is an important part of every culture. It follows then that one of the great pleasures of travel is the opportunity to taste the local cuisine. There's something about sharing a favorite dish with a friend or stranger that makes it taste even better. We truly do bond over a meal.

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How to Be a Good Traveller: Tips from Lonely Planet

It’s easy enough to make sure your good time isn’t making someone else’s life tougher if you’re aware of the culture you’re visiting. Don’t limit yourself to the suggestions in this chapter, as ethical considerations should inform all your travel. Volunteering is another way you can make a difference to the places you visit, even if you just help out for a few weeks. 

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Exploring the Best of Egypt

Some say there’s never been a better time to visit Egypt. History would tell us there is always a good time to visit Egypt! We’ve been drawn there for thousands of years. But the problem today? Where to go! There are so many fascinating things to learn, see, do, explore. If you have a limited amount of time, and want to see the best of a country, there are suitable Egypt multi destination holidays to help you get to all the important places.

The Best of Turkey: An A-Z Guide

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May 01, 2015 / 0 comments

Turkey – this ancient, complex culture calls to travelers. Whether you love food, music, culture, archaeology, friendly people, extraordinary landscapes, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, architecture, books, or art, Turkey has it all. If you’re planning a trip to Turkey, we’ve got you covered. 

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7 Tips for Travelling Cheaply

Every holiday offers endless possibilities to enjoy, rest, and unwind. The sight of a beautifully blue ocean or the sky that manages to meet the horizon is enough to make all our city-troubles vanish (at least for the time being!). While most of us have come to the conclusion that for a journey to be relaxing and rewarding, it has to be costly and oh-so-expensive - well, that’s not always the case. It is possible to travel to any corner of the world without spending half a fortune. Here are 7 tips on how to travel cheaply.

 

UK Experiences: 5 of the Best

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Mar 31, 2015 / 0 comments

The UK is a surprisingly diverse place considering its relatively small size, and that means that it can be hard to choose the best things to see and do if you only have a short time. Below are 5 of our favourite things to do which should top your list if you plan on visiting this beautiful land.

Visiting the US: 5 Things You Need to Know

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Oct 03, 2014 / 0 comments

Are you planning a trip to the USA? There’s so much to see and do, from coast to coast (not to mention Alaska and Hawaii). Whether you come to the US for a culinary extravaganza, to visit a specific place, to relax at the beach, to play at a theme park, or to visit friends and family, here are 5 things you need to know:

 

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