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Today the Travellers’ Eye is James Clark in Antalya, Turkey

June 21, 2012

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Today’s beautiful picture comes from James Clark of @nomadicnotes. Looking at the rest of James’ images of this 2000 year old city it looks like a fantastic place to visit! You always learn valuable lessons when you travel. Check out his latest post – Mujib Biosphere Reserve – Jordan – for why it’s a good [...]

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The embarrassment of cultural blunders

September 29, 2011

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There is one thing of which many a traveller falls foul. Whether you’re on a luxury weekend city break, or on a year-long expedition along the road less travelled through sparsely populated corners of the world – it’s not knowing when you might accidentally insult somebody. For all you know, scratching your nose the wrong way, [...]

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Seven Wonders of the World: The Ancient World

August 21, 2011

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Everyone has heard of the Seven Wonders of the World but there are many. In the first of our series we look at the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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Holiday firm Holidays 4U has collapsed

August 4, 2011

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It’s every holiday makers worst nightmare, you’re in the middle of your long overdue summer get away when something disastrous happens to ruin it all.  In the case of 13,000 Brits currently sunning themselves in Turkey this came with the news that tour operator Holidays 4U has this week gone into administration. 

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New World Heritage sites for UNESCO

July 18, 2011

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Image via knottyboy

{EAV_BLOG_VER:0f58af84845fceca} As the modern answer to the Seven Wonders of the World, UNESCO’s World Heritage programme has been a longterm force for conservation for both natural and cultural sites around the world. Recently, twenty-five new sites joined those already listed, bringing the total to 936 properties. Some of the highlights from the newbies are: 1. [...]

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