A guide to getting around in Japan

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Japan is one of the most advanced countries in the world, with a huge variety of things to see and do. With impossibly modern cities, a fascinating culture and some of the best food in the world, you could spend weeks or months on holiday here. What’s more, if you are really feeling like you […]

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Everything’s covered with an all inclusive holiday, but that doesn’t mean it costs a fortune!

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With budgets being stretched further and further these days, it’s only natural that eyes tend to lean towards the words ‘cheap’ or ‘bargain’ when booking luxuries such as holidays. However, what starts out as a low-cost deal can soon become more expensive than you expected. Once you’ve taken all the hidden costs into account – […]

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Express Kidnappings

Traveling around the world should be, and usually is a wonderful experience. Thousands of individuals travel safely without incident. The percentage of travelers that have come under criminal attacks is small but for those that have been attacked the experience can be a life-long scarring moment. It is a common trait that once an individual […]

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Travelling safely in Turkey


If you’re visiting Turkey for the first time there are a few preparations that you should make in order to ensure that you get the maximum pleasure from your trip. Here are five ideas for a great holiday. 1. Preparing you health for your travels to Turkey No one likes being ill on holiday and […]

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Combatting Jet Lag with Sad lights

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Jet lag seems to affect some people more than others. For me personally, jet lag can produce the highest order of misery. Once I get into that zone where being awake is actually painful, I begin to question my reason for travel in the first place. Lately, however, I have learned to manage jet lag […]

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Choosing the best first aid kit for your trip

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There are many first aid kits on the market and it can be difficult to decide which one is best. In this article we will take a look at a few brands while also helping you to figure out the criteria that you should look for, depending on the nature of your trip. What do […]

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What to look for when you arrive

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There are a few things you should look for when you arrive at any location. Most people have an instinct for this sort of thing, but it can be easy to overlook several key spots. Use the following list to orient yourself when you arrive and then you won’t find yourself searching in a moment […]

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Avoiding germs in your hotel room

avoiding germs in your hotel room

The following is a guest post Hotel rooms are notorious germ reservoirs. Whether it’s a big chain hotel or a smaller guesthouse, there is likely an excessive amount of microbial life lurking in the room. With the following tips you can neutralize the threat and sleep in peace. These suggestions won’t cost you much in […]

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International Travel: How to Keep Yourself Secure While Abroad

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It is a wonderful experience traveling to another country. You will see magnificent sites, and learn new customs. When traveling internationally, you need to follow some basic procedures to keep yourself safe and secure. These are basic tips to follow when you are making an international trip: Before Your Trip 1. Learn about the country […]

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Safety Tips for Traveling with a Pet

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Traveling with a pet (or multiple pets) is not easy. Unfortunately, if you are traveling on a long-term basis it can be costly to house your pet somewhere and it can also be emotionally distressing to be separated for a long period of time. If you determine that it is worthwhile to travel with your […]

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