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Printable Holiday Packing List PDF: The Only Checklist You Need

Here’s the ultimate detailed travel packing list to suit every situation. Seriously. We’re assuming nothing and cover luggage, visas, medication and what to wear while travelling and I’ve organised it into a streamlined system so no-one gets overwhelmed.

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6 Tips for Creating an Organized Travel Itinerary

How to create an organized travel itinerary Planning a trip doesn’t have to be a challenging process. If you gather all your bookings and reservations, organize your ideas, and identify what sites you want to see, trip planning becomes a fun activity that gets you excited for your next adventure. An itinerary is a central … Read more

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Is Dark Tourism ethical? What you need to know

Sometimes called thanatourism or black tourism, so called dark tourism is on the rise. From concentration camps to disaster sites, the question arises: is dark tourism ethical? Trigger warning: this blog post discusses subjects which some may find distressing. Is dark tourism ethical? Few things compare to the sticky, raised purple of clumped blood on … Read more

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The Best Travel Gifts for Couples

Looking for the best travel gifts for couples? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve had a lot of fun gathering together all these travel gift ideas and it’s time to share them with you…

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The Best Luxury Travel Gifts for Him

Struggling to find the best travel gifts for men? Don’t reach for the socks just yet. Behold, 39 great present ideas for men who love to travel. Including links so you can just click and buy, no messing about.

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The Best Gifts for an Outdoorsy Girlfriend

Looking for the best travel gifts for her? It’s been a strange old year but that’s all the more reason to treat women who love to travel to something that will make them smile! Here’s our travel gift list for 2020, from luxury travel gifts to stocking fillers. Let’s finish the year strong!

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27 Long Haul Flight Essentials and a Flight Checklist for You

Whether or not you have checked luggage when you fly, what you pack in your carry on can make all the difference to how well your trip goes. Not only to the flight itself but also to the start of the trip should the airline lose your luggage. Here’s our inside guide to carry on essentials and what to bring in your hand luggage.

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Your Essential Cycling Holiday Packing List

Having the right gear with you makes all the difference in the world when it comes to having a successful adventure travel holiday. This cycling holiday packing list sums up hours and hours on the saddle and on the road. But it’s not all hardcore.  These cycling essentials aim to help you enjoy your holiday … Read more

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The Only Car Rental Checklist You Need

Let our car rental checklist put your mind at rest before you head off on that next road trip. Here’s everything you need to think about. And the things you don’t. You may also be interested in our Road Trip Planner & Toolkit and the list of Road Trip Essentials here. The Perfect Car Rental … Read more

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Cathay Pacific Business Class Review: What You Need to Know

Cathay Pacific have been scooping up awards left and right and centre for their new business class design and, after a comfy twelve hour flight with them, it’s easy to see why. To Hong Kong on the new and back on the old, I managed to compare and contrast side by side flights so to speak to then get back and give you the lowdown.

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The Best Flight Booking Hacks For Savvy Travellers

Let our inside expert walk you through the best flight booking hacks to find a great airline deal. No sleeping on the floor required, I promise. These flight hacks are for savvy travellers who know when to spend and when to save – and they’re not just for budget airlines.

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101 Fun Road Trip Questions for Your Next Drive

Looking for some road trip questions to help the ride go by? When it comes to getting to know someone better, nothing beats a road trip. Maybe it’s the lack of eye to eye contact that makes people open up. Maybe it’s the miles that pass between you. But if ever you find yourself searching … Read more

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The Best Gifts for Someone Going Travelling

Looking for the best gifts for travel lovers after the horror show that was 2020? Well, you need to tread carefully but it can be done. Here are the best gifts for someone going travelling after the year when travel stopped