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U.S. to Cuba travel expands ahead of expected lifting of travel embargo

Flying into the Communist governed Island of Cuba ceased as long ago as 1962 when a trade embargo was implemented by the U.S. government and a long cold war has existed since that time. However, relations between the countries have thawed, particularly since travel to the Island was relaxed by President Obama to allow certain American citizens and Cuban Americans to go on specially sanctioned travel.

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Drunk and obnoxious airplane passengers are considered the worst by travellers

We’re heading into the peak holiday season here in the UK, and for many it can be a stressful experience which can be made worst by other peoples actions. An online voucher code website has done some research to find out the most frustrating behaviours airplane passengers do and have created a hand aircraft etiquette infographic of what not to do.


Five really enchanting gardens to visit this summer

It has to be said that few if any countries can boast as many superb gardens as here on Britain, The list is long, but we have chosen just five which we believe you will enjoy and we have not chosen the most famous, in this way you will not be troubled with hordes of people. (more…)

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Holiday firm offers family friendly holiday homes and apartments for young families

Taking a baby or toddler on holiday can be very stressful for parents’ and the things that concern them the most are that their child won’t be able to sleep in a strange cot with a room that is too bright, or having to share the room with them. Flying with tiny children can also present problems with airlines constraint on luggage, constant flight delays and long queues, so what are the alternatives?


Peace of mind on the beach with a waterproof ‘Swymbag’

It has always been an age old problem, what to do with your valuables if you want to go swimming when on the beach. However two entrepreneurs’ friends Emily Gayton and Kristina Oliver have come up with a solution if the form of a waterproof bag that can be worn whilst swimming which they have called the “Swymbag”.

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Foods to avoid when abroad this summer

We are not in any way suggesting that certain foods at our favourite holiday destinations are not safe, it is just that the locals can eat them happily, but they may have certain bacteria that’s unknown to our bodies. So we suggest that when you jet away, err on the side of caution and avoid certain foods.

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Ten top tips on how to save money and still travel in style

It’s nearly June and if you have not already done so it is time to start shopping around for all your holiday essentials, from bikinis to flights. Looking at the holiday booking site Skyscanner we have seen some valuable and interesting tips for travelling on a budget, including paying less to eat locally and seeing sights for free.

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5 places to take the kids this summer

The summer holidays are fast approaching and parents all over the land are wondering what they can do to keep their kids entertained. Luckily, we have come up with some exciting family days out that won’t break the bank. Whether your children are in to history, exhilarating rides or learning there is something for everyone. Check out our picks below: (more…)

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World’s biggest underground zipline opens in Wales

The Llechwedd slate cavers are an attraction in themselves, but visitors are likely to come flocking to tem now that a series of lines take participants on an aerial adventure through five caverns, some of the caves are huge enough to take 75 double decker buses comfortably, if they could be got into them of course.

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Top five beaches to visit in Crete

Crete is a truly beautiful island, to many it is the best of all the Greek Islands and here you can still see the remnants of brilliant civilizations, impressive mountains, fertile valleys which have supplied much of the produce that is part of the gastronomic culture of Crete.

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