February 27, 2013

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The Best Family Festivals in Scotland This Year

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From the ugliest animals in the world to a good old knees-up, there are a variety of shows and spectacles on offer over spring and summer in Scotland this year. These family festivals don’t skimp on the fun, and whether you’re travelling with tots or teenagers you’ll find programmes to keep everyone entertained. If you’re [...]

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February 20, 2013

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Luxurious London: Adele at the Brit Awards

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Some of the biggest names in the business such as Adele will be in attendance at the Brit Awards – hopefully she’ll be able to finish her speech this time! As you can imagine, London is a playground as nothing is too expensive or off limits. With that in mind, how would Adele prepare for [...]

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February 18, 2013

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The Travelling Apps

There are so many apps out there designed for making your travelling life that little bit easier. Today, we’re having a look at what apps are available for different devices and also ways in which technology is being used to allow tourists to learn a bit more about where they are staying. And all the [...]

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January 4, 2013

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The Rise and Rise of Jumeirah Hotels

The city of Dubai has grown at an incredible pace; what was once a small pearl fishing town has become a truly epic modern metropolis in only a few decades.  This incredible growth has been mirrored by many Dubai based companies that have come to rival some of the world’s oldest brands in a very [...]

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December 13, 2012

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Christmas lights around the world: A festive quiz!

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Lights, camera and plenty of festive Christmas lights action… Take a look at the seasonal Christmas lights phenomenon with a globe-trotting flavour, in our name the country/city Christmas light-spotting challenge! Putting up the lights unites cities round the world at this time of year, from the addition of tastefully-twinkling icicle lights to more ostentatious displays. The practice of covering an [...]

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November 19, 2012

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Where Can You Beat The Winter Blues?

The evenings are as dark as night now and the temperature is dropping causing us all to wrap up. Many of us dream of getting some winter sun but with the southern hemisphere being the obvious choice to get some warmth it may be too long a journey for many to take. We wanted to [...]

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November 15, 2012

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Beaujolais Nouveau Day: On your marks, get set….

Back in November 1970, a wine writer and a MP sat at dinner at the Hotel Maritonnes in Romanèche Thorins, in the heart of the wine region of Burgundy, France. Over the course of the evening and a number of bottles of local wine, a plan was hatched to race each other back to UK. [...]

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November 14, 2012

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Ski Scotland

Although the UK is not well known for its snow sport potential, Scotland definitely has some distinct advantages as a Ski destination. For winter sports enthusiasts living in Britain, indulging in their hobby often means a costly and troublesome trip overseas. While winter sports resorts in the Alps are certainly very special, they are far [...]

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November 13, 2012

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The pros and cons of a career in travel blogging

  The 9-5 office lifestyle would have many of us running for the door, and once you have children or other family responsibilities, it becomes very difficult to balance both work and life commitments. Luckily, today’s digital advances mean that working from home is now a possibility for many professionals. Take a look at the [...]

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November 8, 2012

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Scuba Diving on Pinterest

Scuba diving is an amazing experience that lets you see some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders. Here are just some of the things you can see under the sea: Source: thundafunda.info via Stephanie on Pinterest Source: travelinsurancereview.net via Regan on Pinterest Source: google.com via Laura on Pinterest Source: travelvivi.com via Gen on Pinterest [...]

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