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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



Five Perfect Cities for Stag Weekends

In previous years, prospective grooms enjoyed a raucous and enjoyable stag night with a group of friends, in a bid to say farewell to single life. These occasions were always great fun, but it seems nowadays one evening simply isn’t enough, and that a weekend or even a whole week is now necessary. Some destinations […]

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How to Make the Most of a Short City Break

Over the past decade or two, more and more people have added a short city break to their annual travel schedule, and with an increasing number of urban destinations making concerted efforts to attract tourists it seems the trend will continue for some time to come. A week or two at a sun-kissed beach often […]

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Five Things That Make London So Iconic

Every major city of the world has its own individual characteristics, and this heady combination of factors contributes to each location’s unique personality. And while some cities are ultra-modern and others are steeped in history, only a handful are a combination of both. One of them, London, is among the most popular tourist destinations on […]

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Auckland – The Abridged Guide for First Timers

Auckland is known for its breathtaking views and rich culture that can fill up days’ worth of holiday travel. The largest metropolitan city in New Zealand has a lot to offer travellers of all ages. Here are just a few tips and ideas to help make your first trip to New Zealand’s premier city one […]

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Pros and Cons of Renting an Apartment Abroad

For those staying abroad for lengthy periods, the debate is usually whether or not to rent an apartment or rather stay in hostels or hotels. Each side has its merits.  Here are the pros and cons every traveller should read when deciding on what to look for in their choice of rental while on their […]

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How to stay entertained on a long flight

Stepping onto an international flight, knowing that you’re going to be spending the good part of a day with your knees pressed against someone’s back and attempting to sleep upright isn’t the epitome of entertainment. Keeping yourself amused in the confines of a plane isn’t always easy but there are a few preparations you can […]

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5 Christmas Destinations for Honeymooners

The long Christmas break and the romantic and intimate feeling that’s associated with Christmas really makes the festive season the perfect one for both a wedding and honeymoon. Fortunately, thanks to modern travel you can decide on whether you wish to visit a destination that’s aptly seasonal or choose to go somewhere warm and sunny […]

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The cheapest and healthy eating while traveling

Travelling could be interesting and fascinating for tourists unless they start complaining about the high prices offered to the majority of them. Of course, as a tourist, you don’t need to spend money on food where prices can significantly vary and exceed your expectations. This article is aimed to share with you some tips that […]

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The Seven Most Romantic Cities in the World

Sometimes, you just need a romantic getaway with your loved one. It allows you to escape the stresses of modern life and fall in love with each other all over again in an exciting locale. Many relationship experts consider romancing the key to lasting happiness and the key to a successful long-term relationship. Nurture your […]

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Australian Holidays

Australian Public Holidays If you wonder what the Aussies are celebrating – here is the full list with every public Australian holiday: Holiday Date Celebrating state New Year’s Day Jan 1 All Australia Day Jan 26 All Labour Day Mar 5 WA Eight Hour Day Mar 12 TAS Labour Day Mar 12 VIC Adelaide Cup […]

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