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What’s the True Cost of Travel?

Planning a holiday can be difficult, especially if you’re on a tight budget and it’s somewhere you’ve never been before. Some people think travel is a lot more expensive than it has to be. In the past I’ve backpacked a little bit, so I think I can say, with some authority, if you’re quite frugal you can easily travel to most countries for an average of $50 per day. That’s

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Where to go in Europe: For Food

Food is one of the highlights of any trip. Trying new things. Finding things you hate. Finding things you love. I even go as far as learning to cook while I travel and have taken cooking classes in both Nicaragua and Thailand. I’d love to take more. Local dishes tell you so much about the community, how they eat, and how the culture is. I love exploring a new place

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Top things to do in Orlando

Orlando is an awesome city to visit in the United States, especially as a family with small kids as you have so many theme parks to choose from. However it’s not just all crazy rides and theme parks and this awesome place has so much to offer. So I’ve rounded some top activities to do for your next trip there. Theme Parks As I said Orlando has so many Theme

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Time for a holiday in Cornwall

I was pleasantly surprised recently when I visited the seaside town of Cornwall in the United Kingdom. You don’t often think of beach holidays when heading to the U.K but this village really took me by surprise. Now you aren’t exactly going to get the tropical warm waters like you do in places like Greece or Spain but there still plenty to do there and it’s a perfect weekend getaway

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Five Reasons River Cruises are a Great Holiday Option

Going on holiday can be extremely exciting, but it can be confusing as well, especially since there are so many options you can choose from! River cruises may just be your next option, and there are many reasons why they can make for absolutely wonderful holidays. Here are the top 5 reasons that you should consider a relaxing river cruise for this year’s holiday: They Are More Affordable Yes, you read

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Top Things to Keep in Mind When Buying Travel Insurance

If you find yourself planning an adventure, one of the first things you’ll ask yourself, after where you’re going and what flights you’re going to take, is which insurance company to go with. In this day and age travel insurance is not optional: it is absolutely necessary. Traveling changes lives and it opens the doors to a world full of miracles and beauties. But before you even pack your bags,

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Top Apps to Help You Budget Your Trip on the Go

At the age when everything is done online and in the minimum time required, somewhere on the way home, between work and some relaxing time with the family, we have learned to do everything on the go. From ordering the groceries to be delivered to our door, to shopping online for books and audio self-improvement guides, learning languages and jotting down important thoughts and creating comprehensive ‘To-Do’ lists, we can

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“I’m afraid to…” – ways of ensuring a great travelling experience

Although the world is now much more open and many places are within our reach – either by plane or train, or even by boat, there are so many unknown things that still, even today, scare us. Will my travelling be alright? What is the level of crime in this place? Can I walk to my hotel at night by myself? These and more questions need to be addressed prior

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Top Travel Tips for Saving Money

Traveling is one of the most fun things you can do – it’s a great way to see more of the world, learn more about yourself and of course meet a lot of people. However, many people struggle with saving enough money for their dream trips and understandably so. Here are some top travel tips for saving money that will help you travel cheaper and longer:

Fly and Save – Tips for Finding a Cheap Flight

In order to travel over land and sea, we have to fly. This is just a fact of life, well, unless you fancy getting on a boat and travelling over the high seas for days on end, which I don’t think many people would be too keen to do. Because of this logistical fact, flying costs can be high if you need to travel during peak times, such as school

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