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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



The Top 10 Places in New Zealand You Shouldn’t Miss

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is called the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’. It has also been known as ‘God’s Own Country’ and the ‘Paradise of the Pacific’. New Zealand is a land of stunning natural beauty: picturesque beaches, wonderful rivers and lakes, steep fiords and active volcanic zones, tempting pastures, forests and mountains. It’s a […]

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15 Amazing Facts to Make You Want to Travel Today

“People Don’t Take Trips, Trips Take People” – J. Steinbeck 1. Travel makes you more creative and improves your problem-solving skills. 2. Taking a holiday can lower the risk of heart attack and depression. 3. Canada is the country with the largest number of lakes in the world. 4. France is the most visited country. […]

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Canada announces new caps on skilled visa programs

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has announced that there will be new caps imposed for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trades Programme (FSTP) and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The caps will be as follows for FSWP – 25 000, for FSTP – 5000 and for CEC – 8000. The new […]

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Taking best cruises to visit Halong Bay

Natural sceneries along with an island are one of the best sites that people always dream of watching it. There are lots of places on the earth that is well declared as a world heritage site. Halong Bay is one such kind of destination that attracts huge numbers of people towards it. This world heritage […]

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Do I need a Visa – Interactive Map

Take a look at this interactive map to see if you need a visa for a particular country. You can check an interactive version of the map here: The period of visas on arrival and no-visa for a limited time is different for every country. For full information you could always check on VisaFirst

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A Quickie in the City: Transportation to Help you Get the Most out of Your Stay

There’s a lot of hype surrounding certain global cities, cities that you “must see before you die”—London, Paris, Tokyo, San Francisco. But oftentimes we find ourselves jetting in and out of these bustling metropolises in a matter of days due to scheduling or budget restraints. And getting around these places can be exceedingly difficult if […]

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Wellington – a charming city of great culture and scenic natural beauty

New Zealand’s coolest little capital Wellington is nestled between the sparkling harbour and rolling green hills is renowned for its art, heritage, culture and native beauty which all makes it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. It is a buzzing city which is nicknamed as “Culinary Capital” of New Zealand […]

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Discover the Extraordinary Streaks of Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a nation full of amazing contrasts.  This country has all the elements a tourist looks for-historical, natural and cultural.  The best way to tour this northeastern African nation is by road.  Contrary to perception, Ethiopia’s roads are one of the finest on this continent, thanks to huge Chinese investment in the country a […]

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Top Ten Destinations for your Bucket List

What do you want to experience in your lifetime? If money was no object, travelling more would top a great many bucket lists. But strip away the excuses, and how many of us actually do it? One reason for this might be that with so much to see and do in the world, it’s hard […]

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Famous Destinations for Adventure Freaks

Every one of us wants to enjoy enthralling fun and adventure activities during our holidays and relax in the lap of nature. Of course, our mother earth is blessed with various magnificent places, which are highly acknowledged for their natural beauty, breathtaking landscape, rich flora and fauna. Furthermore, it is replete with plenty of adventurous […]

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