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England is now better known for vibrant cities with great nightlife and attractions, contrasted with green and pleasant countryside. It's said that Ireland, once visited, is never forgotten; the landscape has a mythic resonance, the country's history is almost tangible, and its people seem put on earth expressly to restore faith in humanity. Wales is just what you picture it to be: rolling moorlands, tongue-twisting place names, Rugby Union... But also fantastic walking, cycling, fishing, water and adventure sports as well as some fine festivals. Scotland's' people are feisty, opinionated and fiercely loyal. The countryside is a wild, beautiful tumble of raw mountain peaks and deep glassy lakes.

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How to Travel More Responsibly on a Budget

Sun, 9 Dec 2018 | By naseembibiseo | Views [21] | Comments [1] | Video

 Travel has become incredibly cheap in the last few years, which has mean that far too many of us have begun to take it for granted. With careful planning and consideration, travelling can be as cheap as you want to make it. From Asia to America, ... Read more >

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5 unusual Christmas traditions from around the world

Fri, 7 Dec 2018 | By morganpfrank | Views [25]

Christmas is a celebration rooted in tradition, with many of the things that we now associate with Christmas having slowly emerged over time.   The first decorated Christmas tree is attributed to the Latvian city of Riga in 1510, ... Read more >

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Visiting London at Your Own Pace

Thu, 6 Dec 2018 | By chrissilb | Views [33]

The UK capital is regarded as a global tourist destination. It's easy to see why, as with a population in excess of 8 million and a history stretching as far back as the Roman era, London has plenty to offer. For those wanting to come and see the sights, ... Read more >

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What You Need to Know About Travel Vaccinations

Wed, 5 Dec 2018 | By chrissilb | Views [25]

Most of us are aware that there are certain places you can travel to where you will need to be properly vaccinated beforehand to protect you from local diseases. However, how much do we really know? How long before your trip should you be vaccinated? ... Read more >

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The three best sites to see in Australia

Tue, 4 Dec 2018 | By morganpfrank | Views [21]

Home to 24.5 million people , Australia is often seen as a perfect holiday destination. Despite the length of the journey from most European countries, it is a place that many people dream of visiting, and living in. It is a place of rich history ... Read more >

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The world’s 3 best locations to row

Tue, 4 Dec 2018 | By morganpfrank | Views [19]

Rowing is a sport with many great benefits. It exercises and strengthens muscles both in your arms and your legs, it is challenging, but also fun, it can be competitive, but also relaxing, and it allows one to explore and experience a range of exciting, ... Read more >

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What (not) on Earth happened to Virgin Galactic?

Tue, 4 Dec 2018 | By morganpfrank | Views [21]

There is scarcely any field that billionaire businessman and founder of Virgin, Richard Branson, hasn’t invested in. From transport, to health, to broadband, to music, the Virgin brand is iconic, and it is a central part of British society, ... Read more >

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Three of the most polluted places on earth

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 | By morganpfrank | Views [32]

    As a society, we seem to be taking slightly more responsibility of the waste that we produce. Only a few hundred years ago, city streets were littered with waste and disease, showered by the latrines from the windows above.... Read more >

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Cityscapes: Bars of London’s skyline

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 | By morganpfrank | Views [38]

  London, being one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world, is home to some of the most modernist architecture you’re likely to spot. But no more is this present in a city than at night. Light pollution, whilst ... Read more >

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The Catacombs of London

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 | By morganpfrank | Views [34]

  London’s underground is a spider’s web of long tunnels connecting the city like no other. Although you can hop on a tube and romp through the earth at your leisure, and some people do just that, there are many lesser known ... Read more >

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Getting in Shape for an Active Vacation

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 | By amandajournal | Views [51] | Video

If you are set to head off on an active vacation, you will want your body to be in tip-top condition. After all, it could target every muscle, get your heart pumping, and put your fitness and stamina to the test. To ensure you have an enjoyable experience ... Read more >

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2019 Holiday planning

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 | By chrissilb | Views [47]

With Winter in full swing, now is the perfect time to start planning for your next summer holiday. If nothing else, it will help you get through the dreary UK winter months knowing that you’ll be jetting off somewhere that’s actually warm.... Read more >

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The untouched trio of the lost world

Fri, 9 Nov 2018 | By morganpfrank | Views [52]

‘Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.’ - T.S. Eliot. Exploration and travel can do wonderful things for a person. It can broaden your perspectives on various cultures, or it can take your ... Read more >

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Why You Should Visit Aberdeen this Christmas

Wed, 7 Nov 2018 | By chrissilb | Views [38]

Aberdeen is the third largest city in Scotland, with a rich cultural and historical significance. The Granite city is an underrated gem with a lot to discover, making it the perfect getaway this Christmas break. Every year the streets of Aberdeen ... Read more >

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A Survival Guide to Long-Haul Travel

Tue, 6 Nov 2018 | By chrissilb | Views [47]

Travelling and experiencing completely different cultures is one of the most life-affirming things we can do. However, the process of packing, preparing for your trip and getting to your destination is not without its stresses. Added to making sure you’... Read more >

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