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When Frequent Travellers Go on Holiday

Hang on – what on earth am I talking about here? I mean after all, aren’t frequent travellers always on the road, jumping at any chance to take a holiday? Well, let me throw in an English lesson while I’m at it explaining the difference between the exploits of frequent travellers versus what tourists get […]

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The Moon, Mars And Heaven On Earth

Atacama Desert, South America – a unique place considered the driest one on the planet! I recently found out about a unique combination of characteristics there: almost no rainfall, skies that are clear as crystal, high altitudes between 2410m and 4270m and close to zero light pollution, which all makes this moonlike landscape one of […]

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5 Uses For Cotton Bags At The Beach

The British weather is notoriously unreliable. Any given bank holiday and you can almost guarantee it will pour with rain, while it can be frustrating to see the sun shining outside while you’re huddled ill under a duvet, or trapped in a seemingly-endless board meeting.

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An Overview of Four of Thailand’s Most Popular Expat Locations

Thailand’s low prices, exotic cities, and white, sandy beaches have driven thousands to leave their countries of residence and become expats. The influx of expats means that prospective residents have plenty of options to choose from in terms of location, with thriving expat communities found anywhere from cities, to beaches, to mountain retreats. Here is […]

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Top 5 extreme water sports

There are a host of watersports on offer here in the UK and further afield. Whether you simply want to paddle in the ocean or you’re keen to get stuck into adrenaline-fuelled water-based pursuits, you won’t be stuck for options.

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Four Amazing Travel Destinations for Vegetarian Foodies

If you’re a vegetarian, you’ve probably been faced with a lack of choice and selection your whole life when it comes to eating out; it’s one of the most common problems of being a veggie. As the UK becomes more and more health conscious in recent years, vegetarian and vegan dining is becoming a big […]

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Travel doctor: How to avoid holiday pitfalls — and learn from others’ mistakes

Tales of miserable flight delays, over-booked hotels, ridiculous car rental charges and online booking disasters have filled the Travel Doctor postbag this year. I’ve claimed thousands of pounds in compensation for Times readers in 2015. Here are some of my success stories — with tips on how to avoid travel trouble in 2016.

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