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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



Ideal Hen Weekend Destinations in Ireland This Summer

Summer is the most anticipated season for a lot of people. It means more sun and clear blue skies which makes it the perfect season to go outdoors and enjoy various recreational activities. Now, for a lot of folks, it is also the season to get a tan and spend time by the beach. Since […]

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Seeing Australia from a Different Point of View

You’ve got your flight to Australia lined up, now it’s time to get down to it and start plotting out your daily itinerary but you want to do something different than the normal tourist thing.  It just so happens that Australia is a perfect place to live those types of dreams and there are a […]

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Top 5 Cities to Live In And Why They Are So Attractive

Which among the world’s diverse cities is best to live in? Ask those around you right now and you’re bound to get lots of different answers. Not even the most exceptionally well-travelled can know what a city’s like to live in unless we’ve experienced it personally – or someone very close to us has. Just […]

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5 Natural Wonders to View Before You Die

Ever since “The Bucket List” movie came out, it has become popular to create “bucket lists” of things that you want to do before you die. Rather than just thinking of the list as something to do before you die, people started creating bucket lists for other things, like “things I want to do this […]

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8 Tourist Traps That Tourists Will Actually Enjoy

If you’ve fallen for a lavishly written travel brochure only to arrive at an overpriced, overcrowded disappointment, you’re likely jaded on tourist traps. Actually, many of the most “popular” destinations turn out to be a real let down. Here are the top “tourist traps” actually worth your time and money, as well as the ones […]

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Top 5 Vegas Activities for Summer 2013

Visiting Vegas this summer? You won’t want to miss these current and classic activities! These activities embody the spirit of Vegas and will give you the chance to get the “true” Las Vegas experience. See the Mystère Cirque du Soleil at Treasure Island June 2- July 3, 2013 When you visit Vegas this summer, you […]

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Who Wants to Eat Shrimp In Hawaii?

It has always been a dream of my families to go on a vacation to Hawaii. Last November we were fortunate enough to go to the Hawaiian island of Oahu. We spent most of our time on the north shore where we enjoyed the laid back and relaxed portion of the island. After relaxing in […]

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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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