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Caffeine addicts all over the world unite! Studies say that drinking coffee can lead to a longer life, slash the risk of cancer and help lose weight. Finally! something millions of us enjoy that’s actually good for us! In this post we showcase ten coffee shops from around the World that are a must visit for every coffee connoisseur. Cafe Tortoni,…

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A collection of 13 countries that are named after explorers and royalty along with a little description about each. Bolivia – Simón Bolívar This 18th century revolutionary – a proper hero – freed half of South America from the Spanish monarchy’s rule. Simón Bolívar was one of the most important leaders of South America’s successful struggle for independence against…

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On Mallorca’s north western coast, Alcudia has much to offer the holidaymaker, especially those with families. We’ve had holidays there a couple of times in the past and loved it so we decided to write a top 10 things to do in Alcudia from our experiences. We hope you find it useful and if you have any other tips, please…

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Whether you’re a hard-core ski speed demon in search of a new skiing rush, a ski bunny seeking tame nursery slopes but wild nights or simply looking for an affordable place to take the family, the Alps have what you’re looking for. The Alps span the Mediterranean coast of France through Switzerland, Northern Italy, Austria and into Slovenia. The peaks…

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National Parks have always been right up there at the very top of my list of places to see and there’s nowhere else in the World that has some many amazing parks are found in one place than California. There’s one way to explore the Californian national parks, it’s at the hands of your own wheel, preferably a jeep or…

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Those searching for an amazing diving experience should look no further than the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Famous diving locations such as Sharm El Sheikh is only approximately a 5 hour flight from London. The Red Sea has long been a place that people, especially those from the UK, come to experience “big” things when it comes to diving. The Sinai…

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Driving holidays have become more popular in recent years, with the introduction of budget flights, people have more money to spend on car hire. Getting to see the sights of some of the world’s most scenic wonders is one of the perks of hiring a car abroad. For this reason we have put together a list of the top 10…

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I love street food and the whole experience of trying new foods, the colours, smells, the tastes, the people. Anthony Bourdain is a street food advocate and was quoted saying “I believe street food is salivation to human race”. I certainly agree with street food making a journey more interesting and full of exiting experiences. These following 10 street foods…

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How many of you like bathing in hot spring? How many of you have been to the place listed below. Don’t miss them if you have a chance to see those amazing places. Rotorua The area of Rotorua on North Island of New Zealand is famous for it’s geothermal activity.  Grand Prismatic Spring The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National…

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Showcasing 10 of the world’s best restaurants with amazing views. Whether the food is good or bad, it doesn’t really matter as there’s always the view! 10. Yamashiro Restaurant, LA Located in the Hollywood Hills, this upscale Asian restaurant offers an unimaginable view of the brilliant Los Angeles skyline. Go on a clear night and you can see lights for…

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With the summer holidays just around the corner, many of us will be thinking of booking a well-deserved break. But whilst a trip to Europe, or even further afield may be tempting, many have instead decided to travel north to Scotland. There’s good reason for this. No airport queues, no language barriers and all you need to do is pack…

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London attracts millions of tourists all year around; however there are ways to see London before it hits peak tourist season. Understandably, the UK capital is most popular in the late spring and summer months when the sun is in the sky and the schools are off. It can also get pretty busy, or at least more so than usual…

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Located at the heart of the Iberian Peninsula at an altitude of over 600m above sea level, Madrid is the highest capital city in Europe. It is really challenging to tell when is the perfect time of a year to visit Spanish capital. In the summer temperature goes above 35 °C and in the winter the snow-covered landscape never loses…

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mykonos

If holidays for you mean wild dance and spree, then Mykonos is the place to go. Apart from magnificent beaches and luxury lifestyle, the beautiful island offers moments of ultimate fun to thousands of visitors every year. Mykonos has become world famous for its nightlife, with crazy parties, opulence and famous DJs from all over the world. The fun begins…

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February half-term will be upon you before you know it and this year, like any other year, you’ve overspent on the holiday season. Now it’s time to start thinking of where you’ll spend half-term and right about now, a ski holiday sounds amazing. After all the pushing and shoving to get through the crowds of holiday shoppers, you just want…

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La Rosiere

We love ski holidays and try to do one each year. Last April we enjoyed a family ski holiday with our two boys aged 6 and 8 in La Rosiere in France which was fantastic. It was great to ski somewhere much closer to home (Cornwall, UK) for a change as we usually head out to Canada. La Rosiere is…

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Whether they’re on your doorstep or half a world away, national parks, game reserves and protected marine environments are some of the planet’s most precious resources. Taking a solo trip to visit them or using the experience as a way to introduce your kids to the creatures we share our home with can be incredibly eye-opening and meaningful. Here we…

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For those people based in the UK, Belfast is one of the more accessible locations. We’re not just talking from a time perspective either (it takes about an hour from England), but this is one of those destinations in which budget airlines are pretty much giving away seats, while hotels in the area can easily be found. It means that…

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Africa, especially East Africa, is home to some of the most stunning landscapes both natural and man-made and some unique cultures reside there. Once your flights and accommodation are booked, and there are plenty of options to choose from if you check out Africa safaris at africaodyssey.com, both natural and man-made sites are there to inspire and enjoy. Once your…

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Adorably nicknamed as ‘the pearl of Africa’ by Winston Churchill, Uganda, the East African country has always been a favourite among the adventurous, intrepid travellers. However, the country is recently becoming one of the must-visit countries among the average travellers too, and thousands of tourists every year are travelling to this country to experience the taste of the Uganda adventures.…

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When you go on holiday, it’s normal to leave the country and visit other places. This year, why not spend it exploring your own backyard? The UK is home to a number of beautiful caravan pitches and touring locations, if only you know where to look. Wonder no longer, here are 10 camping spots in the UK we recommend you…

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Everyone has a list of things they’d like to do during their brief time on this mortal coil. Irrespective of whether or not you have a formal bucket list, you can probably name a fair few things you’d rather experience along the way. Contrary to popular belief, enjoying amazing and potentially life-changing experiences isn’t something that has to cease due…

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The Dordogne region of France is a place I’ve wanted to explore for a while now and finally got the chance in May with a wedding I photographed in the Dordogne at Domaine de La Léotardie. The dates coincided nicely with our boys school half-term so we made it into a family holiday and here’s all about about our stay along with…

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We’ve published about stag do ideas in the past including how to organise a stag party on a budget but today we look at ideas for a stag do in the UK. Contrary to popular belief, stag weekends in the UK don’t have to be generic or uninspiring. Thousands may head abroad every year, but with a little imagination there are some incredible…

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While it would be nice to think that your vacation allows you to get away for a few weeks at a time, in reality this just isn’t always the case. With people’s busy lives and schedules, sometimes a short holiday is all you can fit it. That doesn’t mean you should feel trapped and stay at home though, as there…

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A cruise offers an exciting and unique way to visit some of the world’s most compelling destinations. With excellent dining, activities and entertainment on board, not to mention the thrill of docking in a new port every other day, it’s an experience like no other. However, with such a wide variety of places to visit – from the historic and…

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For decades, students from around the world and across Europe, have descended on the University campuses of Valencia, and it is clear to see why.  Valencia is a student paradise and has so much to offer young ones just setting off in the world.  As Spain’s third largest city, it combines a blend of vibrant city life, with a relaxing…

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Travelling can be expensive when you are with the entire family and especially when you are travelling during peak season. However, this should not discourage you from enjoying your trip. In this article, we will present some tips to help you enjoy your trip even when it is peak season and everything seems hard, crowded, expensive and difficult. Air travel…

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A U.S. road trip in the wrong car is a wasted road trip. Or if not wasted, certainly a trip that could have been made a whole lot better! Wherever you are travelling from and to, choosing the right car for the trip really can make all the difference. So if you’ve an American odyssey planned in the near future,…

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It’s no secret that the United States as a whole represents one of the most epic biking destinations in the world. Boasting incredibly varied terrain and open road like you won’t find it anywhere else on earth, there really is no better place to head for the journey of a lifetime. But if looking to spend a short time in…

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Want to celebrate your love against Spanish backdrops? We’ve got you covered! Honeymoon trips are the most awaited trips of one’s life. We keep planning about this trip days, weeks or months in advance just to make sure that everything is perfect. We want everything to be perfect on our honeymoon, right from the destination to the accommodation to the…

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Travelling has become widely popular in the recent years, mainly because a lot of people are starting to invest in experiences more than they used to. This includes planning trips from far flung countries to taking cruises. However, camping and road trips are also fast becoming big travelling trends. When the journey is as important as the destination While…

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We had a lovely overnight stay recently at The Abbey Hotel in Redditch when we visited family in the Midlands for the weekend. The hotel is super convenient being located just off the M5 and is situated on a 175-acre estate with a spa, swimming pool and 18 hole golf course. Our boys loved the swimming pool but unfortunately we didn’t have…

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