How to increase your chance of holidaying with a Royal or celebrity

Coast Europe
Nothing quite beats the thrill of bumping into someone famous. Many of us long for the day we will bump into a princess or movie star at the grocery store or be sat beside them during a flight. And while many go to great lengths to protect their privacy, there are places you can visit which will increase your chances of catching a glimpse of a celebrity.

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How to cope with holiday catastrophes

Cotswalds with winter snow
Travel provides us with all kinds of enjoyment and memorable moments, but what happens when our holiday plans don’t go quite the way we had hoped?

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The most unbelievable Easter traditions around the world

Easter in Russia
Easter is upon us once again. For Christians it’s time to celebrate the resurrection of Christ and get together with family and friends, but some countries around the world celebrate the holiday a bit differently to us here in Australia. In some countries Easter means murder mysteries, while in others: self-flagellation. Some countries even use the holiday to rid the countryside of rabbits with large scale hunting competitions!

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Exciting travel trends you need to know about for 2018

Patagonia
Just like the fashion industry, technology, and the latest food crazes, travel too develops trends. Off the beaten path destinations become mainstream, unique modes of transportation pop onto the scene, and fresh tours are developed which few before have experienced.

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Christmas traditions with the most startling origin stories

Colmar, France
Christmas is upon us once again and with it comes our most cherished holiday traditions. We will be setting up our trees, hanging our stockings, searching stores for the perfect gifts, singing Christmas classics, and more. But have you ever wondered where and when these traditions started?

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7 cities that will remind you of your favourite book

Neuschwanstein castle
Our favourite novels allow us to escape into another world. Our imaginations allow us to create a picture of what the story’s setting may look like. There are times, however, when authors choose real life places as the settings for their stories, places we can therefore actually visit.

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If you love eating, you need to add these festivals to your diary

With such a wide range of cultures clustered into one area, Europe is an incredible destination to experience different food and traditions. We may not all speak the same words but we share the same beautiful language of gastronomy. Food has a way of bringing people together no matter their culture, religion, or background.

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How to dress for for the city you're heading to

You’re heading off to a new city, and your empty suitcase is staring at you. You don’t want everyone to know you’re a tourist, after all. But there are a few things you can do to make sure your clothes are culturally -- and fashionably--  appropriate wherever you’re visiting.

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9 unique baby names inspired by travel

Are you struggling to decide on what to call your soon-to-arrive baby? You might find some inspiration in naming your child after some of the most interesting and beautiful places in the world. There are many celebrities – and their offspring – to help guide you, but here are some of the very best options.

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Kids Clubs: the best way for you to enjoy your holiday

Fiji Hammock
When you’re travelling with kids, a good kids club can make all the difference. Your chances of a few hours to relax go up exponentially when your kids are happy to head off for a few hours of fun. Some resorts take good kids clubs to the next level.

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