Getting On Board — Tips for Going On a Cruise

Getting On Board — Tips for Going On a Cruise

Cruises are, by definition, easy. Plain sailing, if you will. The very language of cruising attests to this. But without the benefit of experience, it’s easy enough for beginner cruisers to get out of their depths. Don’t just hand over your credit card details, close your eyes, and hope for the best throughout the booking […]

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Top tips for passing time in Dubai

Top tips for passing time in Dubai

  Dubai is constantly coming to the attention of the international press. When there isn’t coverage for its planned work on larger, more extravagant buildings, this desert capital is getting busy setting new Guinness World Records. From the largest fireworks display (New Year’s 2014) to the tallest building (Burj Khalifa) to, bizarrely, the largest sticky […]

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Eco-Friendly Road Tripping in Tasmania

Eco-Friendly Road Tripping in Tasmania

Tasmania has long been a rather underrated holiday destination for Australians, with its remote location. However, the secret’s now out! Tasmania offers unrivalled natural scenery, a burgeoning wine industry, gourmet restaurants, and a buzzing arts scene in Hobart. This can be experienced on the five-day Food and Nature Trail, which is a road trip covering […]

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TravelPony Review – A Donkey or a Racehorse

TravelPony Review – A Donkey or a Racehorse

As a long term traveller we have probably booked at least once through most of the top named international hotel booking hotel booking sites. They all have their own unique selling points to try and entice you to use them; they may be better at honing down into those special facilities or features of your […]

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Discovering the Quieter Side of Costa Brava

Discovering the Quieter Side of Costa Brava

Costa Brava is part of Catalonia and stretches from the French border down to Blanes, its most southern resort where the Costa Brava becomes part of the sprawl of the Barcelones comarca. If you think of the Costa Brava the first thing  that usually springs to mind is the popular package tour  resorts of Lloret […]

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