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Bizarre Belgian Cat Throwing Festival [Photos]

The small town of Leper in Ypres, Belgium hosts a trienniel festival called Kattenstoet, which commemorates a bizarre tradition from the Middle Ages of hurling cats from the belfry tower to their deaths in the town square below.

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Air NZ and Rhys Darby Win Over Kiwi Sceptics

Air New Zealand is doing pretty well on the social media circuit right now with these latest videos – part of their biggest promo campaign in ten years! We absolutely love them!

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Sensory Overload: 5 Senses Ultimate Travel Experiences

Travelling is such an enjoyable activity because each trip combines such a wide variety of experiences into one.

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Abta: Greece Still a Great Holiday Option

The Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) has reassured travellers considering Greece as a holiday option that the country is still a great place to visit, despite the recent protests around Athens and the ongoing financial problems there. Sean Tipton, an Abta spokesman, pointed out that the unrest in Greece has been limited to the [...]

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Menorca: An Unspoiled Paradise

Guest post this week from some friends of ours living in Menorca! They give us ten reasons why visitors just keep coming back.

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Twitter Travel Hero Paul Steele: 150K (Real!) Tweets Later

Any of you acquainted with Twitter in any way will probably have heard of the ‘Bald Hiker’ Paul Steele…

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Brits Vote Maldives as Dream Destination

The Maldives has again been voted the most-desirable holiday destination for Brits in the annual poll conducted by tour operator Kuoni.

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Brits Seek Holiday Escape from Olympics

12 per cent of Brits are intending to escape the Olympics in 2012 by heading off on a holiday abroad, according to new research.

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1m Brits Chose Egypt holidays in 2011

More than a million British holidaymakers headed to Egypt for their holidays in 2011, despite the political protests taking place in the country.

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Atlantis Space Shuttle Display Underway in Orlando

The ground-breaking ceremony for the new visitor centre set to house the retired space shuttle Atlantis has taken place at the Kennedy Space Centre in Orlando, Florida.

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Reasons to Visit Malaysia in 2012

The Malaysian tourism board is keen to highlight the Asian destination as an outstanding holiday option in 2012, drawing attention to the various events and experiences on offer this year.

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Spanish Islands Always a Hit with Families

Brits in particular have a bit of a love affair with the Spanish islands, every year flocking to resorts in Lanzarote, Majorca, Tenerife and the rest, for sunshine and sand within easy reach of UK airports.

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Helsinki World Design Capital 2012

Lovers of art and design may want to grab some cheap flights to Helsinki this year as the Finnish capital takes on the role of World Design Capital for 2012.

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St Kitts Seeks More UK Visitors

The small Caribbean island of St Kitts is looking to attract more UK visitors to its shores now that British Airways has started twice-weekly flights to the destination from London Gatwick.

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Iceland Tourism Expecting ‘Bumper Year’ in 2012

The national tourism board of Iceland has predicted that the country will experience a “bumper year” in terms of the number of visitors expected in 2012.

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Toronto a Top Destination for 2012

Travel publisher Hg2 has put together a list of top travel destinations for 2012, and has highlighted Toronto as a particularly good choice thanks to the opening of some new accommodation options.

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