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A Quick Guide to Switzerland

The mountainous, tranquil landscapes of Switzerland attract people from all over the world. Here is what you need to know about visiting Switzerland.

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Tips for Travelling with Dogs

Want to take your dog on a holiday with you. Here is all you need to know.

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Things Everyone Should Know Before Visiting the UK

In this article, we break down the unfamiliar traits of the UK, as well as some useful information for those visiting for the first time.

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Visa Info for Visiting Dubai and the UAE

As a South African, you will need to apply for a visa for your trip to Dubai. Here is what you need to know.

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Adventure Awaits in Paradise… a Guide to Mauritius

Mauritius really is the ultimate island paradise. In this article we give you the run down on everything you need to know about visiting Mauritius.

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8 Tips for Booking the Perfect Honeymoon

Your honeymoon is not just another holiday, it is special. That is why we have put together our 8 tips to book the perfect honeymoon.

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What is a Schengen Visa? Do I need one?

In this article we will break down what the Schengen zone is, what it means, and if you need a Schengen visa.

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5 Amazing things you can do in Madagascar

In this article we guide you to the 5 amazing things you can do in Madagascar.

 

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4 Travel Insurance Tips for Backpackers

Check out the top 4 travel insurance tips for Backpackers.

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6 Reasons to visit South Korea

More and more people want to visit the ‘land of the morning calm’. Check out our 6 reasons as to why your next adventure awaits in South Korea.

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Where to eat in Edinburgh

Here are our picks of the best traditional, fine dining and cheap eats that Edinburgh has to offer

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A Guide to Scottish Slang

Whilst Scotland is English speaking, the Scots have many of their own slang words that you may not know the meaning of. These words can be confusing but at the same time entertaining! 

In this article, we clarify exactly what they mean when you hear certain words or phrases.

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Top Shopping Outlets in Europe

When it comes to Europe, shopping does not disappoint. Not only does it have famous shopping cities such as Paris, London and Milan, it even has many outlet malls offering huge discounts on high street to high end luxury brands. Check out our top 7 outlet malls in Europe.

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The Most Beautiful Scenery in the World

The world is vast, as is its landscape. Each area of the world offers something different. From natural occurring beauty to man-made wonders, we really do have everything.These are our top 8, most beautiful places in the world for scenery. How many have you visited?

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Top Apps For Your Next Trip

Thankfully there are a huge number of apps that have been launched in the last few years that help organize your tip and make sure things run as smoothly as possible.

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 Dullstroom Winter Festival

The Winter Festival in Dullstroom is a vibrant festival packed tight with creative arts, activities and music, and 2017 is set to be better than ever!

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Top Attractions in Zanzibar

These islands offer pristine waters and powder white sands, the perfect location and idyllic setting for relaxing and unwinding.

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Hidden Gems of Zambia

Zambia is a country that is most famously known for its natural wonder of Victoria Falls, but there are many other spectacular features in this country that are widely unknown.

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The Best Local Places to Visit – Being a Tourist in Africa

Described by CNN as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria falls is a stunning 108m high waterfall.

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A Quick Guide to Mauritius

Mauritius is a small island located in the vast Indian ocean, a mere speck on the map far off the South East coast of Africa.

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The Best Hidden Beaches in the UK

The UK isn’t known for its exotic beaches, but it does have a whole array of hidden coves and beaches that are beautiful to visit come rain or sunshine.

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Best Apps for Learning a New Language

Do you sometimes feel like you wish you knew the local lingo when travelling but don’t know where to start? There are many apps out there that can get you on track to learning a new language.

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The Maldives or the Seychelles

They are the top of everyone’s lists when it comes to booking a luxury, beach get away. Both are in the Indian Ocean, both have luxury accommodations and both have picturesque white beaches. So, which one should you visit first?

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Secret Beaches in Europe you must visit

Whilst there are probably hundreds of secret beaches in Europe, we have rounded up our top 6 to get you started.

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5 things to do in Sofia

The capital city of Bulgaria is a wonderful place to visit. From historical land marks to museums, bars and pubs; there is much to do. So where do you start?

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5 different areas to visit in Bulgaria

The country offers a range of exciting activities to suit everyone in various parts of the country. Here are our top 5 areas to visit, each offering you something different to experience and explore.

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A quick guide to Brazil

From the most famous beach in the world to the Amazon rainforest, Brazil is certainly a destination that should be on everyone’s ‘to visit’ list.

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5 reasons to visit Rio

If you’re looking for amazing sights and breath taking culture then Rio needs to be on your list of places to visit.

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Top brunches to try in Dubai

No trip to Dubai is complete without a visit to a famous Friday bunch event! Here are our top brunch options for you to try on your next visit.

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Winter Sports Travel Insurance, What You Really Need to Know

Here is everything you need to know about winter sports cover, and why it is so important to get it right.

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Off the beaten track, an alternative guide to Bali

As well as seeing the usual sights, here are our top 6 places to visit and things to do in Bali, away from the tourist tracks!

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