Archive for October, 2010

Traveling On A Budget ? Tips To Remember

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With people all over the world tightening their belts as the financial recession remains on their minds, it is not uncommon for people to decide that a holiday is a luxury they cannot afford. However, the fact is that you can still manage to go on holiday if you observe a few tips and tricks […]

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Quickie Holidays ? Worth The Risk?

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Most holidays taken by people in this day and age are planned well in advance. The idea is to have time to plan, time to save holiday money and the chance to get excited and have something to look forward to on long days at work. However, there is a rising popularity for holidays that […]

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Holiday Nightmares ? How To Avoid Them

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Going on holiday should be exciting, relaxing and informative in more or less equal quantities ? but at the same time, it is something that does present challenges. Obviously, as you have chosen the holiday for its relaxing purposes, you want it to go smoothly ? so make sure you troubleshoot as much as you […]

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Package Holidays ? A Waste Of Money?

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When you go somewhere new on holiday, it is easy for costs to mount up ? particularly if you go on a package deal to a tourist destination. There is no doubting the fact that package holidays have a lot going for them ? you make one payment and one booking, and everything is laid […]

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It?s A Small World ? But It?s Also Pretty Broad

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With the many developments that have changed the world over the past number of years, it is now easier than ever to experience life the way it is lived in another part of the world. Cheaper air travel and the internet mean that if you want to talk to people overseas, spend some time in […]

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Getting The Best From A Foreign Holiday

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If you want to really enjoy a holiday, it is worth noting that preparation is the key. Particularly if you are going abroad, it is essential to be ready for the different way of doing things that exists there. Although there are many holiday resorts in countries far and wide which cater directly to tourists […]

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Holiday Destinations #11: Egypt

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One of the cradles of civilisation, Egypt is a popular holiday destination unlike most others, in the massive diversity of its options for the holiday maker. If you want to catch the sun and enjoy a beach holiday, you can do that. If you want to soak up history rather than rays, then that is […]

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Holiday Destinations #10: Amsterdam

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There are few things in this world more tiresome than innuendo, which makes it a tremendous shame that Amsterdam has been the source of many a sniggering remark over the years from ? usually ? teenage boys who prize it as a holiday destination for the ideas it gives them, of free love and soft […]

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Tourist Destinations #9: Barcelona

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Beautiful architecture is what separates the cities which are merely pleasant from those which are notably beautiful ? and anyone who has taken a trip to Barcelona in Spain’s Catalunya region will be able to tell you that the city falls very firmly into the latter camp. As a holiday destination it has the lot […]

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Holiday Destinations #8: South Africa

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Among the most popular holiday destinations around the world, it is fair to say that there are going to be many which have had a history that could be described as mixed and in places tragic. Indeed, history doesn’t tend to happen without at least one side having suffered, and South Africa is an example […]

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Holiday Destinations #7: Dublin

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For a country as small as it is, Ireland has had what might be called a disproportionate impact upon the world’s consciousness. And although some of this has not been positive ? the Troubles in the North of the island have been an ongoing headache for British and Irish alike ? there has been an […]

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Holiday Destinations #6: Dubai

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While the core strength of many of the world’s holiday destinations might be considered to be in their history, this is not true of every popular destination in the world, and there is no better example of this than the emirate and city of Dubai, the most well-known of the United Arab Emirates. Before the […]

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Holiday Destinations #5: Rome

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One of the major reasons given for travelling is that it gives you a chance to see historical locations which have become iconic in the minds of many. For a real historical holiday destination, it is hard to imagine getting better than Rome, which contains the Vatican City along with many other popular historic sites. […]

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Holiday Destinations #4: Tokyo

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For many people, the major cities of the world can be broken down to four main ones ? New York, London, Paris and Tokyo. These are the world’s great examples of the word ?metropolis? and when you visit them you refer to them by name ? not by saying ?I went to America/England/France/Japan?. These are […]

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Holiday Destinations #3: London

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Although there is a lot of talk these days about the decreasing influence of Britain, and by extension England, upon the world, there is no doubting the fact that it still punches above its landmass when it comes to topics of conversation and its impact upon worlds as diverse as sport, music, politics and tourism. […]

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