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Food Festivals Worth Travelling For

Food is an important part of travel for most people. We want our resorts to have the best dining options or we want to check out great restaurants and local cuisine in the cities we visit. But what about the really serious foodies?  Where do you go when food is the reason you travel? For [...]

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Supernatural Sightseeing

Personally, I’m terrified of ghosts. I think they’re the scariest. Aliens, I’m kind of okay with. And serial killer/slasher horror falls somewhere in between on the spectrum of scary. But obsession with the supernatural runs strong in many people and there is plenty of fascination with the haunted and the macabre to inspire horror-infused travel [...]

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Animal Encounters

Most people love animals (unless they’ve had some traumatic experience that ruined animals for them, or they are very allergic). Here are a few destinations for animal lovers who want a true animal encounter. African Safari – One of the best ways to see all your favourite animals is on safari in Africa. For surprisingly [...]

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Top Three Places to Blow All Your Money

When most people plan to travel they save up money, draw up a budget and look for travel deals, seat sales and discounts to help them get the most out of their travel dollars. For a few privileged individuals, however, money is no object. This one’s for you, rich people. Here are the top three [...]

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Fear of Flying

I have noticed that over time I have become more, not less, afraid of flying. When I first started flying I wasn’t afraid at all, not even when the plane hit turbulence or made a bumpy landing. But I have found that with each flight I become more and more tense; I jump at every [...]

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Mykonos Nightlife

Touring the Greek Islands is a dream for many travellers that promises a glimpse of ancient history as well as a hearty helping of modern Greek hospitality. Mykonos is the jewel of the Cyclades a perfect tourist destination, with its perfect beaches and rich history (particularly on the nearby island of Delos). But in between [...]

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Osaka’s Shopping Hotspots

Shopping is often called the national pastime of Japan. Tokyo is the real hub for retail action in Japan, but should you find yourself looking for some worthwhile shopping in outlying Osaka, you will not be disappointed. The following is a list of top spots for shopping in Osaka that will please any great globe-trotting [...]

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Pets and Travel

I’m going to say this, and you’re not going to like it: Pets and travel do not mix. It’s a shame, because we all love our pets. I have often lamented that I cannot bring my cat with me everywhere, but she’d probably be upset if I tried to cram her into my purse and [...]

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Travel Budget Basics

Whether you’re staying in hotels or hostels, travelling is going to cost you. Successful travellers stay organized with a budget to set out the amount of money per day they plan to spend. There are four main categories of expenses in the basic travel budget: •    Transportation •    Lodging •    Food •    Extras (sight-seeing excursions, [...]

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Party Destinations in Spain

Looking for a good time? As far as fun-filled destinations go that have the needs of everyone in mind, you can’t get much more livelier than Spain – especially when it comes to partying. Whether it’s a cerveza on the beach or a cocktail in a club, Spain has you covered for cutting loose and [...]

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