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Why I loved Washington, DC

Why I loved Washington, DC

I found Washington, DC to be the most relaxing city break of all the United States cities I have ever visited.  I had expected the hustle and bustle of a big city and this was not what I found.  The city centre has no high rise buildings and the streets are wide with so many […]

My first time in Vietnam

My first time in Vietnam

So, from the moment I received the invite to the Vietnam beach trip, I could not wait to board the plane and see some of the best beaches in the world and boy did it kick off in style, with an upgraded to Business class from London to Bangkok and Bangkok to Saigon. This started with […]

New York

Six best places for January sales

Six best places for January sales

For some, New Year is a time for reflection, a time to look back on another year and make plans for the coming months. But let’s face it, the promises you make to yourself aren’t going to last too long, and there are so many January sales your ‘I won’t buy things I don’t need’ […]

Best places to go for Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals

Best places to go for Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals

In recent years Black Friday has become an annual shopping extravaganza. Celebrated the day after Thanksgiving, which falls on the fourth Thursday of November every year, Black Friday offers the chance for Americans to scour the shops for pre-Christmas bargains. And, as with many things, America does festive shopping bigger and better than anywhere else […]

Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s weirdest products

Hong Kong’s weirdest products

There have been some amazing inventions over the decades, and there have been some horrific ones, that quite simply, no one asked for. On the flip side of this, it has provided us with some incredibly weird inventions to marvel at, and Hong Kong is a prime culprit in making some of these. Here are […]

10 things to come from Hong Kong

10 things to come from Hong Kong

Hong Kong; somewhere we’ve all heard of and somewhere most of us probably want to visit. But aside from the fabulous food and the stunning skyline, just what has the world been given from Hong Kong. Here are our top 10 things to come from Hong Kong. Tsingtao Beer Everyone loves a beer and tasting […]

Malaysia

Top 10 beaches to visit in Asia

Top 10 beaches to visit in Asia

There are thousands of beaches in Thailand alone, never mind Asia. Not all beaches are created equally though – if you’re planning a visit to the continent you’ll need to have a good idea of the best beaches for your holiday intentions. After all, you don’t want to find the family wandering onto a nudist beach, […]

Far East: Know your phrases

Far East: Know your phrases

As a traveller in Asia, you’ll be surprised how easy it is to get by in countries where you don’t speak the language. Even if you’re the only person who speaks a word of English, you can usually rely on nonverbal forms of communication, along with local people’s genuine desire to be helpful, to get […]

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How to keep children entertained on a long-haul flight   

How to keep children entertained on a long-haul flight  

| February 12, 2016

Escaping for the half-term holidays is a valuable break for parents and kids; but no one looks forward to that long flight standing in the way. Here are some tips to make the journey easier for everyone. Be prepared Preparation is everything. Pack your hand luggage so you have everything you might need to hand […]

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Australia Day – What’s happening?

Australia Day – What’s happening?

| January 25, 2016

Australia Day – or ‘Straya Day’ to many locals – is the country’s biggest annual public event. For a nation that is adept at putting on a show, there are plenty of celebrations to get stuck into, letting you make the most of the occasion. Get Involved Set during the summer holidays for most school […]

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Half term spots: Family friendly places you wouldn’t have thought of

Half term spots: Family friendly places you wouldn’t have thought of

| January 22, 2016

Think outside the box for the February half-term with these unusual child-friendly destinations and activities. Spot tigers in India Prep your kids for Disney’s mind-blowing remake of The Jungle Book (set for release in April 2016) with a real life tiger safari in India. Tigers are one of the world’s most endangered creatures and tiger […]

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Up and coming long haul destinations for 2016

Up and coming long haul destinations for 2016

| January 22, 2016

Make sure these long-haul destinations feature in your travel plans for 2016. From once-in-a-lifetime anniversaries to new openings and events, there’s never been a better time to check out these places. USA President Woodrow Wilson launched the USA’s National Parks Service in 1916, and this year’s centennial celebrations are another excuse to visit some of […]

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