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Putin grounds flights to Egypt as anger grows among stranded Britons

Russia today cancelled all its airlines’ flights to Egypt as British holidaymakers desperate to get home from Sharm el-Sheikh grew increasingly frustrated by anger and confusion. Alexander Bortnikov, head of Russia’s FSB security service, said in televised comments at the start of an emergency meeting of Russia’s anti-terrorist committee that “until we have determined the […]

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Great adventures for solo travellers

Lost City in Colombia What could be more Indiana Jones-ish than a trek to a lost city in Colombia? This seven-day trip with no single supplement includes spectacular mountains, waterfalls, beachside towns, a dip in the Pool of Youth and the Ciudad Perdida (Lost City), which took the pre-Hispanic Tayrona people 200 years to construct […]

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So you want to learn how to sail

Sailing is one of the oldest surviving forms of transport, and one whose popularity has endured to this day. If you’re interested in learning how to sail, it can be difficult to know where to start. The best way to learn to sail is to do so through one of a series of courses set […]

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Sky High Inspiration: The Amazing Art of Jackson Hole

There are plenty of reasons to head to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, especially if you’re inspired by the outdoors and love to exercise.  However, the incredible sights also bring out the artistic side in many visitors and locals.  There’s an incredible art scene taking place in Jackson Hole, and if you’re planning on coming out, you’ll […]

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Expert Advice on Claiming Compensation from Holiday Injuries

An accident that happens on holiday is never fun. But when the accident happens abroad, it becomes very complicated to get things straightened. You may be in a place with different rules, different benefits, different languages, and different levels of income. In a place where the rights of both people are very different, it is […]

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The 50 best holidays in Italy

Best for art and culture

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Our Best and Worst Bits of Iceland

Steve and I like to check out holiday destinations that seem to be a little bit different to the holiday choices of our nearest and dearest. Our plan for our year-long trip starting September is still under discussion, but we wanted to get our blog going so thought we’d  blog about a couple of places […]

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