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The Travelling Apps

February 18, 2013

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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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Where Can You Beat The Winter Blues?

November 19, 2012

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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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Another Europe – Small countries worth visiting

October 5, 2012

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Think you know Europe? Think again. there are a host of easily overlooked countries to visit – if you know they are there. Liechtenstein This is a truly tiny country. It is  just 62 square miles in total. This is a definitely not a place for fans of the coast as it is entirely landlocked [...]

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Is this the end of the humble postcard?

August 15, 2012

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So The Telegraph reported at the beginning of the week that only 16% of holidaymakers still send postcards. This makes me sad – although it’s hardly surprising. What with the rise of mobile phones, it’s easier than ever to stay in touch with your friends and family though texting, picture messages and social media. I [...]

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Independence Day 2012 – In Pictures

July 6, 2012

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Independence Day is celebrated in America to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 4th July, 1776. So we thought we would have a look at some of the celebrations that went on, on the iconic 4th July 2012… Independence Day Patriotic banners: Source: athomebootcamp.blogspot.ca via Outside on Pinterest [...]

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The Strangest Hotels in Australia

March 21, 2012

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Are you bored of the same old ordinary type of hotel? Why not stay in one of these quirky accommodations? When you have flown out to Australia before, you have likely stayed in a conventional hotel in an ordinary building. These hotels can be nice, but there comes a point when they all start to [...]

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Air fare hikes predicted

January 5, 2012

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While air travel remains a favourite when booking a holiday it seems, like everything else, plane tickets will increase as businesses try to remain profitable. Despite the great news at Christmas in regards to a ban on credit card surcharges, increases elsewhere are set to hit travellers in uncertain economic times. An end to credit [...]

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Your Thomas Cook holidays “are safe” says boss

November 28, 2011

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Last week we learned that Thomas Cook owes nearly £1bn to lenders and had to raise £200m to keep itself afloat. Thomas Cook have successfully secured extra funding with their banking investors to strengthen the balance sheet. The new deal means the company now has a £200m credit facility available until April 2013. Thomas Cook was [...]

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Unusual places to Stay in the UK

October 25, 2011

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We all know what it’s like, the age-old British institution of the humble ‘Bed and Breakfast’.  Traditional and quaint, usually decorated with doilies and floral arrangements to match the garish wallpaper.  Followed up in the morning with a good ol’ full English served on delightfully patterned china, in a somewhat crowded dining room accompanied by awkward [...]

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Sustainable travel made easy!

August 26, 2011

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These days we all do our bit for the environment in our home and working lives.  We use the recycling bins provided for us in the office and car pool or cycle to work but is this all forgotten when we take a holiday?

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