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10 Very Cheap Holidays: Paradise for Pennies

Cheap doesn’t have to mean nasty, and in these challenging times budget options are more sought-after than ever. Holidays are no exception, and we are here to show you that you can have an amazing holiday on a shoestring budget! Some options are more obvious, while others will take you beyond the usual holiday ideas [...]

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Trees, Toilets and Electric Tables: World’s Strangest Bars

The bar that claims to be the highest place to order a round of drinks in the world celebrated its first anniversary this week, causing us to consider some of the other odd watering-holes around the globe. The rooftop Ozone bar is located at Hong Kong’s Ritz-Carlton, some 490 metres above sea level. It is [...]

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Fado Music – Lisbon’s ‘Portuguese Blues’

The beautiful and historic Portuguese capital of Lisbon is rightly popular among holidaymakers seeking a city break that covers all the bases – great food, great nightlife, great shopping and a spectacular view from the city’s high points. Being built on seven hills, there’s no shortage of these, and the funiculars – giant “elevators” will [...]

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Dessert on the Tablecloth for $450? Chicago’s Chocolate Utopia

Anyone who considers themselves a true foodie or chocolate enthusiast needs to book a trip to Chicago to experience one of the most amazing displays of food-art in the world. As the video shows (below), head chef and owner Grant Achatz paints this incredible dessert straight onto the tablecloth before diners’ eyes. The surface is [...]

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Chestnuts, Wine and Roast Boar: the Joy of Corsican Cuisine

  One of the hidden gems of the Mediterranean, the tiny island of Corsica is a unique phenomenon. Settled over the years by almost every nation to have an interest in the region, its culture is now a fertile mixture of French and Italian – with a strong streak of Corsu, the island’s own native [...]

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7 Theme Park Wonders of the World

With so many amazing amusement parks around the world, it’s good to know which ones rise above the crowd to become truly wonderful experiences. This ‘magnificent seven’ represents a global selection of parks which combine clever theming with top quality rides and a great visitor experience. With many offering on-site accommodation, you could even plan [...]

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Five Hidden Attractions of NYC

Holidays and holidaymakers have long been one of the mainstays of New York City’s economy, alongside Wall Street and its status as a shopaholic’s paradise. However, the city government now wants to make tourism even more important to the Big Apple over the next few years, with the city fathers determined to see holidays bring [...]

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Muppets, Moomins and Mickey – The Cartoon World’s Top Tourist Ambassadors

With the news that New York City has turned to none other than the Muppets as its official tourism ambassadors, we thought it was time to take a look at other popular puppets and cartoon character associated with holiday destinations.

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Racing Red in Abu Dhabi – A Look at Ferrari World

It is the largest indoor amusement park in the world, covering an impressive 2,152,782 square feet, and has been held up as a symbol that Abu Dhabi is well and truly open for the tourist trade.

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Around the World in 25 Tattoos

Although tattoos have significantly gained popularity in recent years, the idea is certainly not a new one!

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Barcelona Fiestas: The City that Never Siestas!

Young travellers looking for a party holiday with a difference should consider Spain’s cultural capital Barcelona this year, according to travel writer and Telegraph columnist Anna Nicholas.

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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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Cookie Catwalk: Biscuit World Series Winners [SFW]

Whether they are cookies or biscuits to you (we’ll stick to biscuits here), these little baked treats inspire real passion and deep national pride. From the US staple Oreo to the UK’s beloved Hobnob, this list is a world series in the literal (non-American) sense, in that it actually spans the world. Which one takes [...]

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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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Brits Follow in Fogle’s Footsteps and Swim with Crocs

Following in the footsteps of intrepid adventurer Ben Fogle, Brits heading off on holidays to Australia have been encouraged to go swimming with crocodiles.

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