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What is Backpacking

What is Backpacking? And who is Someone called a ‘Backpacker’?

What Is Backpacking? In short, backpacking can be described as an independent, often international, low- budget way of travelling. Someone who  is called a ‘Backpacker’. Backpackers generally travel for a longer period of time than most other tourists, and they tend to travel in several different countries during their time away. The number of countries [...]

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Travel Cheat Sheet for Europe

Europe is a great place to travel to and you will find this Travel Cheat Sheet for Europe very helpful. Covering amazing cities such in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, London or Prague, this guide will inspire your travel ‘must-do’ list.  The architecture, the culture and the food are only a few things that makes it worthwhile exploring. [...]

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Leaving it late: Benefits of Booking Last-Minute Holidays

With so much to think about when booking a holiday – flights, accommodation, car hire, passports, currency and so on – it often seems like a sensible idea (booking last-minute holidays), to get everything sorted out well in advance of the date when you’re planning to travel. While there is no doubt that being prepared has [...]

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Making Your School Sports Tour an Unforgettable One

School sports tours can be really exciting for teams. However, without the right preparation and organisation, you can find yourself in a spot of misery or discomfort. It’s important to get your packing right – it can hugely influence how much you enjoy yourself on your trip. Making Your School Sports Tour an Unforgettable One [...]

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Tips Before You Leave to Go Abroad

Traveling to foreign lands is an adventure. It’s a wonderful way to broaden life experience, and sample a taste of what it’s like to live in distant places. It can also be a major strategic undertaking that’s rife with risks and pitfalls. In order to avoid these, keep these tips before you leave to go [...]

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Family Budgeting for Travel

Planning a holiday or to go travel can be hard to do if you do not have a very large budget to spare. If you have a large family then planning something that you can reasonably afford that everyone will enjoy can be a tall order. Family Budgeting for Travel does not have to be stressful. [...]

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Keeping your Home Safe While You’re Abroad

Keeping your Home Safe While You’re Abroad If you’re leaving your home empty while you travel, you’re running the risk of something happening to it. Whether it’s a burglary or a burst pipe, the best way to ruin an amazing journey is to come home to devastation in your home. However there are ways that [...]

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Enjoying the Outdoors – Adventure Ideas You Might Like To Try

Sometimes the best vacations are about having new experiences, pushing the envelope a little and stepping out of your comfort zone. Outdoor adventure trips are not high on some people’s travel list but they are an intriguing idea for any getaway. Even if you don’t consider yourself particularly outdoorsy, there are many adventures and activities [...]

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5 Movies That Will Inspire You to Travel

For years Hollywood has taken us to places we never knew existed! Movies can give you the travel bug in an instant, they’re so good at giving you that “wish you were there” feeling! Traditional movies like The Sound of Music took us early on to scenes of  historical Europe like the town of Salzburg [...]

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Five Common Road Trip Planning Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Are you planning to hit the road this holiday season? Don’t fall prey to the following mistakes, which could derail your trip. Although part of the fun of a road trip is the spontaneity and freedom it provides, a bit of advance planning can help prevent you straying off budget or ending up with a [...]

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