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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



Discover Best Things to Do in Toronto

Are you on the verge of planning your vacations to a fantastic place? If you’ve been thinking of a great vacation in a place that will leave you with memories you will cherish forever, then it’s time to embark on a trip to Toronto. Whether you visit the spectacular destination like Toronto with a group […]

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Ireland’s Best-Kept Secrets

Sometimes the most memorable trips are those you take in your own backyard—so long as you don’t walk the same worn path. Ireland is a short distance away from virtually anywhere in the U.K., and whether it’s your first trip or your 50th, it’s time you set your sights on what no one else is […]

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Planking it is…

I bet you have already heard of planking. No?! Here’s the story behind this fun activity… Planking is known as “playing dead” in South Korea, “on one’s belly” in France, “Extreme lying down” in Australasia, “facedowns” in USA and Ireland, and “planking” in Australia and New Zealand. Planking was first introduced by the comedian Tom […]

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Visit the world, sleep on couch

I recently travelled to Turkey and stayed at a friend’s apartment. When I first told him I was to visit Turkey, he said, “Hey, no need to couch surf, you can stay at my place anyway.” This was the first time I heard about Couch Surfing, and of course, I researched it right away. CS […]

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Canada will implement its own ETA system

Canada will make it more difficult for foreigners who are from visa-exempt to enter the country. The Government Agency Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced that soon an Electronic Travel Authority program will be implemented. The ETA will be used to pre-screen foreigners before their entry in Canada. It will identify non-admissible people from countries whose […]

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The number of Australian tourist visa applications increase

There has been a surge in the Australian Tourist visa applications recently. Foreign visitors are considering Australia an increasingly popular tourist destination. According to the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship, more than six million tourist visa have been issued during the previous year which is a clear sign for the revival of the Australian […]

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Gap Year Jobs

We haven’t talked about a gap year in awhile now. And we love gap year! This is possibly the best time one can have in a lifetime, and you are to find out why. Imagine yourself pouring drinks on an expensive yacht while sailing around exotic islands, and getting paid over $3,000 per month. Or, […]

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The XXXX Island – perfect getaway for Australian Mates

The famous Australian beer company “XXXX Gold” converts a private island into the perfect “men-only” retreat for some “mates time”. The beer company secured a three-year lease on the beautiful island known as Pumpkin Island. It is an eco-friendly paradise nestled in the Keppel Islands, part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef, 13.8 kilometres off […]

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Lightning Ridge – the Opal home

Lightning Ridge The strange place is Lightning Ridge. It’s a small town in NSW Australia with painted car doors instead of road signs, abandoned church that has never been a church, house made of coloured bottles, an old opal mine full with sandstone carvings, open unfenced Hot Baths and even 4500 years old lamp. Even […]

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How can you benefit from health insurance while on the road?

These days, without a health insurance plan you will end up paying a lot of medical bills for illness or injury. Because of the increase in medical cost, everyone is trying to protect themselves by acquiring a medical insurance policy that suits them best. These insurance policies cover your medical emergencies, but have you ever […]

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