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Uncovering the best vacations

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Along our journey we meet lots of fascinating folks. This section of the website features stories from other people that we think you'll find interesting. We love learning from their experiences and this is our chance to share those with you.

  • Norfolk Island (Australia)

    Norfolk Island (Australia) By Matt Milstead

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    Norfolk Island is only a short flight from Australia or from New Zealand. You will be able to experience a peaceful subtropical air in this natural environment. Located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, Norfolk Island is a beautiful spot to learn about the history of a charming bygone era.

  • How Nelson Mandela Changed South Africa

    How Nelson Mandela Changed South Africa By Jamie Klint

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    Twenty years ago, South Africa was a country of racial segregation, poverty for the majority of its citizens and denying black people basic human rights. Looking at the country now however, this has all changed thanks in large to Nelson Mandela. He is now the most popular figure in South African history, and the tragic news of his death has seen waves of support throughout the world for his amazing accomplishments.

  • Family skiing resorts: Hitting the slopes together

    Family skiing resorts: Hitting the slopes together By Sarah Black

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    Families with young children need to choose their ski resorts with care. Picking one at random could land you in an extreme-sports lover’s paradise that will confine you to the cabin. So, if you don’t want to watch your five year old, heart in throat, hurtle down a slope similar to a James Bond scene, take a look at our top resorts for the perfect winter getaway.

  • Lin Yutang - More Than A Travel Quote

    Lin Yutang - More Than A Travel Quote By Sarah Bennett

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    “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” As travel bloggers we’ve all read and understood this quote at some point in our nomadic lives. But who is Lin Yutang to be so quotable?

  • Why You Should Bring Your Family To Las Vegas For The Holidays

    Why You Should Bring Your Family To Las Vegas For The Holidays By Kendra Thornton

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    Are you planning your holiday vacation and wondering what might be a great family-friendly destination? I have a recommendation that you might not have considered -Las Vegas! Yes, this infamous gambling city has undergone some real changes in recent years and now caters to families. There are lots of fun and wholesome activities that can make Las Vegas a wonderful place to visit for the holidays.

  • Off The Beaten Track: Malaga And Southern Spain Attractions

    Off The Beaten Track: Malaga And Southern Spain Attractions By Sarah Black

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    Now… it’s not actually that long since I left the sunny shores of Spain. The adrenalin from running with the bulls still lingers in my muscles and I can smell the inviting fresh bread from the bakery that was down the street from my Barcelona based hostel. This might be why I’m already planning a trip back. There is something romantic about Spain, perhaps it’s the Spanish Guitar, friendly locals, history-rich art or stunning landscapes that pull you back like a schoolgirl with her first crush. However, after a bit of research, I decided the southern coast is next on my list.

  • Winter Sun In Tenerife

    Winter Sun In Tenerife By Ursula Jones

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    Are you looking for somewhere warm to go this winter? A place where you can escape the chilly streets and hit the sunny beach in your swimsuit?

  • Holidaying On The Gold Coast With Kids

    Holidaying On The Gold Coast With Kids By Ursula Jones

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    Nothing beats the seaside for family holidays, and on the Gold Coast that’s more true than ever. Replete with activities for kids of all ages, you’ll struggle to get everything done in one trip, with theme parks, hinterland wildlife, and all manner of family activities right under your feet in world class resorts and on beautiful beaches. Besides the activities you can do as a family, with so many distractions for the kids you’ll easily find time for yourself as well.