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    13 2014 May

    Weekend minibreak to Copenhagen

    Contrary to Shakespeare’s assertion (in Hamlet) that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, this land of tall, blond, calm, and confident people seem to have it all. Denmark is a beautiful country and...

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    08 2014 May

    London night life for newbies

    If you are a visitor to London, or a new or temporary resident, then somewhere on your list of things to do will be to explore this vibrant and fascinating city at night. It doesn’t...

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    06 2014 October

    5 of Tanzania’s Top Wildlife Safari Spots

    Tanzania has long been known as one of THE luxury safari destinations for wildlife viewing – this is really no surprise and we love travelling there, not least because it’s a very peaceful and friendly...

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    24 2014 September

    Newcastle, UK : Worth a visit!

    Newcastle upon Tyne is strange little corner of the world – tucked right up in the north east of England it sits on the north bank of the River Tyne (from which it draws part...

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    19 2014 September

    How to avoid bankrupting yourself when friends visit you overseas.

    This summer I moved to Turkey; how long for I don’t know, probably just the summer, but the fact remains that when you stay somewhere for longer than a month, then you’re living there and...

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    05 2014 September

    5 Luxury Safari Suites In South Africa

    South Africa has a reputation as being one of the most luxurious safari destinations in Africa and this is unsurprising when you see the quality of the lodges and camps which are established there. South...

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    01 2014 September

    Three Days in …. Paris

    Ah Paris, the capital of haute couture, sophistication, and the downright chic. If you find yourself with a few days to spare in the French capital, then you’ll probably be wondering where to start with...

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Is Alaska a Place for a Foodie?

June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

This post is presented in collaboration with Cruiseabout. Alaska is a bucketlist destination for many people. It’s one of the most beautiful places in the world. Like Hawaii, quite a bit of the food in Alaska is transported into the state. However, local eating is definitely part of the Alaskan culture. Hunting and fishing are...

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Summer in Europe

June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

As London starts to heat up and people on the tube get stickier and stickier, it’s time to think about summer holidays. Ok, it was probably a good idea to have been thinking about this some time ago but if you haven’t then now is better that never. Here are some ideas for trips types...

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The more you travel, the more small money saving tricks become second nature. These seem obvious once you’re an experienced traveller but the tips are often not obvious to novice travellers. I’ve definitely learnt the hard way a few times. 1. When flying budget airlines, read the T&Cs. Budget airlines will sting you wherever they...

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How to maximize enjoyment of a museum

June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is nothing worse than visiting a museum when a) a school trip has rocked up at the same time, b) it’s boiling hot, or c) when it’s simply packed. You might be seriously looking forward to your time in this particular museum, and you might have been planning it for a while, but there...

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A weekend in Manchester

May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are wanting a change of scene from London for the weekend, then the obvious answer is Manchester. The only sensible way to get to Manchester from London is by train – it takes about two hours and takes you from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly. Couldn’t be easier. There are a huge range...

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A weekend in Glasgow

May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

In many ways Glasgow is a bit of an underrated city. Admittedly, first impressions can be a bit bleak – compared with the dazzling architecture and grandeur of Edinburgh, Glasgow can seem a bit grim and grey. However this is definitely a city worth getting under the skin of – Glasgow has cultivated a gritty,...

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Weekend minibreak to Copenhagen

May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Contrary to Shakespeare’s assertion (in Hamlet) that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, this land of tall, blond, calm, and confident people seem to have it all. Denmark is a beautiful country and its capital defines European cool. Copenhagen is one of my favorite cities in the world and is easily accessible from...

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London night life for newbies

May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are a visitor to London, or a new or temporary resident, then somewhere on your list of things to do will be to explore this vibrant and fascinating city at night. It doesn’t matter what age you are or what your interests are, London’s nightlife holds something for everyone. Of course London can...

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My favourite short trip and why

April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It goes to prove that you don’t have to travel too far from home to find somewhere that suits your needs down to the ground. I found that exact theory to be true when I went to Newquay in Cornwall for a long weekend break. Now, Newquay is in the same country as me, in...

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Your first three days in London

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Congratulations – you have made the move to London! No doubt this move has been a long time in the planning, making sure that you have all the logistics and practical things sorted so that you can hit the ground running. However it is important that you don’t forget to enjoy yourself! When you first...

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