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Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more



Jobs and Moving Abroad – How to Think Ahead

In many cases, people tend to relocate on a permanent basis, whether their target is a city or a foreign land. There are many reasons for such a move, such as work, love and a desire to travel among others. For most people, however, the main reason for a move is mostly made for work […]

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Moving from the UK to Australia – What you need to know

Changing the dreary weather conditions of England with its gale-force wind-swept beaches for the golden beaches of Australia with clear blue water and hot weather can seem like a no-brainer. The outdoors lifestyle and beautiful scenery offered by Australia has meant that the number of people making the move from the UK to Australia has […]

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How to Get Physically Fit Before a High-Altitude Trek

Mountaineers and sports physiologists have different definitions of “high altitude.” Some set limits as low as 6,500 feet (2,000 meters), while others don’t acknowledge altitude until 8,000 feet (2,400 meters). However, everyone agrees that as you go higher into the atmosphere, oxygen becomes less dense. The concentration of oxygen is the same, but the gas […]

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Hit the Beach! Tips for Beachgoers in Chennai

Chennai’s beaches are one of the city’s top attractions. Long expanses of sand, cool waters combined with plentiful food and drink on the shore make them a grand destination for the whole family. Read on for some tips about which beaches to visit and what to do when you go there. Marina Beach Marina Beach […]

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Best Countries to Retire and Move to Worldwide

What are the best spots for retirement around the world? That greatly depends on your personal preferences, however, there are many options and interesting chances to explore different cultures and lands during that time of our lives. Living and retiring abroad can allow you a much more calm and uplifting retirement than it would in […]

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Stay In A Unique Lodging While You Explore Canada

From coast to coast, Canada is full of wonders that can leave you astounded and can awaken your inner explorer. Canada has a massive stratum of wildlife and has vast and diverse geographical territory which makes it second-largest country. There are so many amazing places to visit in Canada. Each city from Ontario to Nunavut […]

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Don’t Get Gobsmacked: A Guide to Irish Slang

Technically, Ireland is an English-speaking country. So why is it that so many visitors feel like they are speaking a foreign language when trying to communicate with the locals? Much like in the U.S., there are different regional accents throughout Ireland, some of which are incomprehensible to American ears. But beyond the different ways of […]

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Greatest Cultural Differences Between the UK and Australia

There has always been a history of cultural differences between Australia and the UK and many of the stereotypical observations are light-hearted and humorous, such as how good or bad our national cricket team is, depending on which side of the world you originate from. There is also a long history of people migrating in […]

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Make Your Vacation Memorable with a Beach Holiday in Broadbeach

Located by the side of the Pacific, Broadbeach is an ideal destination to spend your holidays in Gold Coast, Australia. The suburb of Broadbeach has plenty of local attractions, something that gives travellers a village-like feeling during their stay in this place. Along with the scenic beauty, it is the wide range of cafes, restaurants […]

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Top 3 Most Relaxing World Destinations

If you are on a holiday and you really want to enjoy a nice, relaxing time away from the craziness of most tourist destinations, but you still don’t want to be too far away from people, you can do something about it. There are quite a few locations of that kind around the world, however, […]

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