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The secret to turning 25 days off into 54 days holiday!

Plitvice Lakes - Croatia

This blog post relates to the annual leave for the USA calendar, but the theory is essentially the same for other countries.

Once the frantic Christmas season is far behind us and the novelty of the ‘new year, new me’ wears off, January can sometimes feel like a bit of a stagnant month. The excitement of the holidays has long since vanished and the winter blues has most definitely settled in. One of the best ways...

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How to stretch your annual leave into 55 glorious days off!

ATM Cave Belize

This blog post relates to the UK calendar, but the theory is essentially the same for other countries.

We all have that one friend who just always seems to be on holiday. Affording them is one thing, but I’m often left wondering how they have the time to fit it all in. 2, 9-day holidays in South America, 5 long weekend breaks in Europe and a tour to Vietnam - bContinue Reading

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How to turn your annual leave into 38 days of holiday!

This blog post relates to the Australian calendar, but the theory is essentially the same for other countries.

With the excitement in the long lead up to Christmas worn off and the buzz of the New Year slowly disappearing, we all need something to look forward to. January is the perfect time to organise your holiday calendar. It’s also the time for resolutions. Visit those places you’ve been dying to see and book...

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Trending destinations in 2019

Seasoned globe-trotter or saving up for your first big trip several time zones away from home, the question of where to head for an eye-opening and refreshing adventure is something we all ponder. To welcome in this brand new year we've put together our round-up of trending destinations for the year ahead. Here's to a happy and healthy 2019, full of excitement and adventure!

Jordan

Sculptural desert landscapes, ancient cities and the...

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Top 10 Alternative Party Holidays

Raving the night away in a sweaty club in Ibiza, throwing back juice-y cocktails in Malia or falling out of nightclubs in Magaluf, these are all classic thoughts you might have about typical party destinations. If the idea of ending up on “Sun, Sea and Suspicious Parents” makes you shudder, yet you still enjoy a good boogie now and again with a cocktail in hand, fear not, you’re not alone! Studies show that millennial's have fallen out of love with...

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11 best tips for travelling solo

single traveller patagonia

Planning to travel solo for the first time can make for mixed emotions. It can be exhilarating and daunting all at once. But travelling alone doesn’t have to be a lonely experience. In fact, it helps build your confidence and forge friendships that really can last a lifetime. So whether you’re joining a group tour, or planning your own independent trip, here are our top 11 tips for your first solo adventure abroad.

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What to pack for the Inca Trail

The Inca Trail

I’ve recently returned from an incredible two weeks in Peru, naturally booking myself on to do the famous Inca Trail as part of my trip. Like the majority of travellers, I’d searched online and asked around for tips on what to pack for a four-day adventure that would take me to the lost city of the Incas.

A question I’ve often been asked is why Peru? And why the Inca Trail? What’s so special about this country and this experience that’s so talked about in the travel...

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Kilimanjaro packing list

If you’ve signed yourself up to take on the once-in-a-lifetime climb up Mount Kilimanjaro, then you’re probably wondering what you’re going to pack. So what exactly do you need to climb up Africa’s highest mountain? As you’ll have likely come across numerous articles on what to pack for Kilimanjaro, we thought it might be easier if we try and condense everything you need to know about what to pack for the trek in these simple categories below. Note that the below are only packing...

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The perfect travel destination for teachers

As a teacher you may already be the envy of all your friends for having the opportunity to jet off to anywhere you want on your extended summer, Easter and Christmas holidays, but those long hours of work you put in should be rewarded. That’s why we’ve devised four of our favourite tours based around four different teaching personalities to help get you inspired.

For teachers that love wine

If after a long day of teaching a class you enjoy nothing more than...

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Top destinations to travel solo

cinque terre

It's safe to say that any form of solo travel, whether you're travelling solo as part of a tour or completely alone is just as much about discovering yourself as much as it is about discovering a new country. So if  you’ve decided to take the plunge and venture out on your own, where do you go? We’ve put together a list of our favourite destinations to travel to below.

1. The Cinque Terre

Though it is commonly known to be a romantic destination to travel to,...

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