Why You Should Consider British Beaches

Britain has never been considered a must-stop destination for beach enthusiasts. This is probably due, at least in part, to the country’s long standing reputation for having temperamental weather. The proliferation of European travel guides which overlook British beaches has probably also contributed to this problem. But are British beaches so undeserving of attention? This short guide may well change your mind on the matter…

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How to Travel with Seniors

Going on a holiday can be a stressful time at best. But that stress can be doubly compounded if you’re vacationing with an elderly relative. Our elderly loved ones are just as deserving of a holiday as the rest of us, but it’s important not to forget that elderly people do have certain requirements which need to be attended to if they’re to get as much enjoyment out of a holiday as we hope they will. And whether these needs are simply to do with mobility or they’re of a …

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Top Tips for Buying Travel Insurance

Worldwide economies continue to remain uncertain although people are once again willing to travel. In some countries such as the UK, according to some reports, the level of disposable income will not rise until 2015 as the rising cost of childcare remains a huge concern. This means that parents could be left with a childcare bill that equates to 40% of their disposable income, which will impact on their ability to live, work and travel as they wish.
While this news should not put you off booking a holiday, however, you …

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The Magic of Morocco: Tips for European Travelers

The UK’s travel industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace, while it is also expected to feel the benefit of economic growth and expansion during the upcoming summer. At this time, thousands of UK residents will look to sink their capital into a trip abroad, as they eschew attractions within the UK and look to indulge in more exotic locations. While this represents a wonderful experience, there is also a need for travelers to adopt a responsible attitude while also respecting their own safety and that of those around them at all time.

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Why You Would Want to Take a Spring Cruise

As the global economic picture continues to improve, consumers are increasingly keen to celebrate their fortunes by booking a lavish spring trip. This is perfectly understandable, and although concerns remain about the current level of consumer borrowing there is no doubt that you can look forward to a relatively bright 2014. When it comes to booking a spring excursion, however, what viable options are available to and which unique experience is suitable for you and your family?

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The Best of British: Scones, Sheep and Showjumping in the English Countryside

While England may be renowned for its cosmopolitan capital, getting away from the bright lights of London can give you a completely different perspective on this beautiful country. Among chocolate-box pretty villages and rolling fields, you’ll find local traditions still very much alive. Visiting one of the county shows which take place across the country is a wonderful way to find out more about the rural way of life, along with sampling delicious local produce from nearby farmers and watching some dare-devil stunts in the main arenas.

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Must See Places: Erbil, Iraq

Feeling adventurous? Leave all your preconceived notations at home and go for a destination that probably would not hit your travel radar.

With most things in life, there is much more than meets the eye, and Erbil, Iraq is no exception.

“Kurdistan is really the other Iraq. It’s not what you see on the news,” said National Geographic’s Michael Luongo.

In the middle of Erbil, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, lies a 6,000 year old citadel.

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Best ‘Bang for Your Buck’ Destinations for 2014

Traveling can be done even with tight finances.

Here is a list of destinations that won’t break your wallet this year.

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Spiritual Journey in Southwest France

A growing number of travelers are looking for deeper connections with the places they visit.

Each year thousands of travelers are drawn to the southwestern corner of France, setting out on a pilgrimage that will lead them to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, just as others have done for centuries before them…