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How To Travel On A Budget

Travel doesn’t have to cost a fortune. You can explore all that the world has to offer whilst sticking to a thrifty budget. With just a few clever tricks to bear in mind you can more than half the usual travel...
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Is Centerparcs Disabled-Friendly?

As a disable person, when you think about somewhere like Centerparcs the first assumption is that it is too outdoorsy so no, it is not accessible. It’s woodland, trees, hills, swimming and outdoor activities...
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How To Travel Light

I want to share with you today my top tips on how to travel light. As somebody who travels A LOT with both work and my leisure pursuits, I have become rather adept and quick at packing a small suitcase in just ...
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Absolute Beginner’s Guide To Skiing

Today I want to share with you my personal absolute beginner's guide to skiing, written as I would have wanted to read it a few weeks ago before I embarked on my first ever winter holiday and ski experience as ...
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Travelling with a Disability

There have been some major changes in our lifestyle over the past 6 months or so and one specific change has been to adapt to my new disability. At the moment I have a chronic knee injury, walk with crutches an...
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How To Deal With Post-Travel Blues

It happens every time I come back from an extended stay anyway. What am I saying ? It happens every time I come back from a life changing experience, whether that's two weeks or four months. I get the post-tr...
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How To Deal With Loneliness When Travelling

You will often find me recommending solo travel to as many people as will listen to me. Being on your own on an adventure is one of the most liberating, uplifting and life-changing things you can do. You get ...
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How To Seek Out Cultural Exchange

Following yesterday's post about the importance of culture when travelling we are sharing our tips on how to actually seek out those opportunities to learn about another culture when you are travelling. My mos...
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Why You Should Not Ride Elephants

For as long as I can remember I have had an affinity with these beautiful creatures. And I feel sorry to say that I have ridden an elephant in the past. Something I feel terribly guilty about. Let me tell you...
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How To Avoid Traveller’s Diarrhoea

Let's talk about poo. It happens to us all. It's a fact of life. A particularly stinky part of life. Nevertheless, an essential part of life. It's not fun, it's not clever, and when it gets extreme it can ...
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14 Ways Not To Be a Douche on A Long Haul Flight

I don't think anyone particularly enjoys a long-haul flight, do they? Generally a long-haul flight is around 6 hours or more. And there you are, strapped into a snug seat, sitting fairly upright whilst riding...
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How To Travel On A Thrifty Budget

I like to switch up my style of travel between indulgence and budget. But more often than not I will choose the budget option if it allows me the opportunity and experiences of travelling. To be totally honest...
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What Is A Digital Nomad?

A digital nomad is one who works online (or using any form of telecommunications, but let's face it most of us use email these days. What's a phone call?) and is location independent. That is, they have the fre...
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7 Ways to Make Friends When Travelling

Whether you are travelling on your own or with friends, it never hurts to make some new friends. Some benefits include but are not exclusive to: - Deep meaningful conversation - Companionship - Inebriation ...
What To Wear On A Long Haul Flight for Men

What to Wear on a Long Haul Flight (for men)

So in response to Elizabeth’s post on What to wear on a long haul flight that she did for the girls, here’s mine for the men. Starting from the bottom up - Footwear I would go with something you can slip...
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How To Deal With Jetlag

I suffer with jet lag. Every. Single. Time. I travel East. And no matter what I do to combat or attempt to stem the jet lag it still hits me like a ton of bricks. It was something Raj was rather bemused by, as ...

The Art of Slow Travel

Homestay in rural Dominican Republic It's already been 7 days of travel (on this particular adventure) and already I'm noticing all the different styles of travellers out and about in Bangkok. From the wide-e...
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Worldwide Wishlist: 10 Countries to visit in 2015

2015 is going to be a major year of travel for me. The tour starts in just a few days for us and the world is our oyster. These 10 countries are certainly strong contenders for pins on the map. There are many m...
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Surprisingly Useful Things To Take Travelling

When talking about a packing list for travelling you get all the usual suspects. There are some general ideas as well as a few personal bits and bobs. Sometimes it’s memories of home that accompany our clothes,...
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What to Wear on a Long Haul Flight (for the ladies)

Dressing smart on a long haul flight will make what can be a sometime long-gruelling-boring experience much more comfortable and hassle free. I have made this mistake a couple of times before I got wise. For...