Why escorted tours are a great way to travel

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When it comes to travelling, small group touring and escorted tours are definitely the way to go if you want to get the absolute best value out of your next adventure.  Not only are they are great way to have the holiday of a lifetime without breaking the bank but you are almost guaranteed the best holiday ever for a … Read More

Fantastic desserts to try in India

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Travelling through India is a feast for the senses with beautiful scenery, aromatic scents and exotic spices from beginning to end.  The scenery will take your breath away as will the flavours of the huge variety of spices and curries on offer, and while we are no doubt familiar with the different main dishes thanks to our local takeaway, the … Read More

Beautiful cities you don’t want to miss in Norway

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With a stunning landscape dominated by mountains, islands and fjords, it’s little wonder Norway is considered one of the best places on earth to live. Natural phenomena like the Northern Lights and Geirangerfjord exist alongside historic Viking settlements and modern cities like Oslo and Bergen.  Every city and region in Norway has its particular attractions and to help you put … Read More

Spectacular things to do in Antarctica

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Did you know that the Antarctic Peninsula is only 970km away from Cape Horn in Chile?  When you look at a map, Antarctica seems like it is a long way from any other continent but this really isn’t the case.  It is also becoming a more popular destination for people wanting an adventure that is less focused on comfort and … Read More

Key phrases to learn in Japanese

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Travelling to a country that doesn’t speak English as their first language may seem a little daunting however you will find that a lot of people know a small amount of English, especially in places that tourists frequent.  This is definitely the case in Japan as it is taught in schools and adults often study English in evening classes. Even … Read More

Fantastic historic sites to see in Singapore

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Singapore is an extremely popular destination for anyone looking for somewhere that is modern yet timeless and classic in addition to giving a nod to both its British colonial heritage and its contemporary Asian future.  Singapore’s Changi Airport is currently enjoying its sixth consecutive year as the ‘Worlds Best Airport’ and the Port of Singapore is considered to be a … Read More

Choosing the best cabin on a cruise ship

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Cruising is a fantastic way to spend a holiday, whether it’s ocean or river cruising you’re guaranteed to have a great time.  Deciding which cruise line and which itinerary is only the first part of the decision making, selecting what type of cabin you are going to stay in can be just as big a decision and one that may … Read More

Tips for traveling in the Middle East

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The Middle East is a beautiful part of the world and becoming an extremely popular destination for anyone wanting to experience history, culture and architecture like you’ve only dreamt of.  A magical blend of ancient and modern with tradition at the heart of everything. A large number of countries in the Middle East are Muslim majority however it varies from … Read More

Best islands to visit in Indonesia that aren’t Bali

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The world’s largest island nation, Indonesia is made up of more than 13,000 islands dotted across the Pacific and Indian Oceans and is an extremely popular holiday destination for over 1 million Australians each year.  Over 6,000 of the islands that make up the archipelago of Indonesia are inhabited and more than half the population live on the island of … Read More

Is duty free shopping still a thing?

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Duty free shopping used to be one of the best things about travelling overseas but with the advent of internet shopping is this still the case?  Duty free shopping was not only seen to save you money but it also had a certain cachet of cool about it. Well-lit shops filled with glittery products that you may not normally buy, … Read More