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    Turkish Holidays in the Sun

      Looking for a destination with sizzling sunshine, breathtaking beaches, quaint cafes and ancient artifacts? Look no further than Turkey. Sun holidays in Turkey are guaranteed to give you a golden glow long after you’ve returned home, with warm winter weather as well as hot summer sunshine. It’s close to home, affordable and perfect for a last minute getaway.   Book Turkey holidays today and you will find great discounts on holidays for next summer as well as this year. Take advantage of late booking offers giving you free upgrades to all inclusive, so you won’t need much spending money. All the food, drink and entertainment is included in the price and laid on…

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    What to do when in Port Douglas

    When you hear the name Port Douglas, it’s not uncommon for your first reaction to be one of confusion – after all, this town is lesser known than its big brothers and sisters, Cairns, Townsville, and Rockhampton.However, Port Douglas is truly one of the gems of North Queensland. Situated above Cairns, Port Douglas is a tropical paradise with a picturesque backdrop that’s just waiting to be explored. If you’re planning to visit Cairns or North Queensland at some point, take some time out of your trip to visit this sleepy town – you’ll be absolutely delighted at what you will find. Explore the Coral Sea The Great Barrier Reef is…

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    What to do on a Holiday in Florida

    Whenever I think of Florida, two things spring to mind – long white beaches and theme parks. These tend to be the main reasons why people head to the sunshine state every year, but I’ve put together a guide to Florida if you want to find out other things you can see and do here.Busch GardensOkay, so we all know about Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World in Florida’s theme park capital, Orlando, but what about its other attractions? Busch Gardens, situated in Tampa Bay, is another great place to visit with the kids and you’ll not just find a huge number of rides here, but also a zoo,…

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    Beyond the Beach in Antigua

    You want the beach. You want the sun in your hair. You want your worries to disappear and your life to be as free and easy as the trade wind blowing through the palms. So where do you go to find this? You hightail it out of here and set sail for Antigua. However, not just any old hotel in Antigua will do. You want the lap of luxury, so book a room at Carlisle Bay. If you’re going via Gatwick Airport then check out deals for car parking at Gatwick and book now!If you’re looking for the best things to do in Antigua, then number one, two and three on…

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    Top Seychelles Events to Enjoy in Early 2013

    When I’m planning a holiday, I always want to make the most of the trip and take part in as many events as I can while in the country. But this isn’t always possible if you aren’t going away at a time when lots of festivities take place. This is why I’ve come up with some events you can get involved in if you’re going to the Seychelles at the beginning of 2013.1)      Kavadi ThaipoosumHead to the archipelago in the Indian Ocean this February and you can witness the Kavadi Thaipoosum festival. This Hindu event is a celebration of Lord Murugan, who is the warrior god of the hills. It…

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    Tips for Saving on Holiday Travel

      Whether you’re being coerced into visiting in-laws for the holidays or even if you just want to get away to some luxurious, warm island to beat the winter blues, there are millions of people traveling all across the globe this year. And they’ll all be taking off in a few days. Christmas is right around the corner, and no matter which of the similar holidays you personally celebrate, the point is that holiday travel is not only insanely crowded, but it’s also expensive. The economy is still tough out there, and we all know that there’s no sense in taking a trip if you can’t afford to have fun…

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    Best Ways to be Prepared for a Trip

    These days there are so many tools at your disposal for preparing for a trip abroad, be it your first time ever or your forty-first as an old pro. While in the old days people would prepare solely by asking friends and talking to travel agents – maybe reading an encyclopedia or popular magazine – there is a wealth of information available to you virtually everywhere you look. From fancy talking books to websites written by average ordinary citizens, you’ll never be at a loss when it comes to planning a trip. The important thing though is that you do plan as it makes the whole experience so much more…

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    Why Hostels Need Kitchens

    This is a sweet guest post by my delightful friend Mike over at Margyleunbound! Be a dear and stop in and say hello!   One of the most interesting parts about visiting different places is the food they eat – so it’s understandable if we want to eat out as much as we can to soak up the experience. The only problem is, particularly for long-term travellers, this can really add up quickly resulting in less money for other essentials. Plus, sometimes it’s nice to just whip something up instead of putting on pants and venturing into the streets.   There are a lot of reasons why hostels don’t have…

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    A Cypriot Summer Gem

      Aphrodite was a goddess, so really any place she considers worth visiting, should be taken notice of. Cyprus is her mythical homeland, and in my opinion, that’s as good an excuse as any! Paphos is a hugely popular resort on the island, with plenty to keep families, singles and groups occupied for an annual summer jaunt. A definite plus point is the short transfer from airport to resort o, at around half an hour, depending on how many hotels your coach needs to drop off at. Being such a popular resort means there are many summer flights heading east to Cyprus, with many great deals to be had. Travelling…

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    Why You Should Ship Off to Boston!

      A breezy New England day down by the water complete with scenic views of the Atlantic is a breathtaking sight you won’t want to miss! Step back into colonial times and visit the national landmarks and historic harbor of an early American city. Experience a world of freedom and relaxation when visiting the city of Boston. Since airport parking can sometimes be tough to find, I suggest you book your spot in advance! Enjoy a hassle free trip to and from the airport by taking advantage of Birmingham airport parking before you ever get on the plane. Relive history and take a walk down one of Boston’s main attractions, The Freedom…