Battle Scars: 7 signs you’ve survived Madrid

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Like any international hot-spot you travel to, there’s little quirks, tiny tricks, and secret know-how that comes with walking the streets, drinking at the bars, and wandering the museums—and Madrid is no exception.   The first time I traveled to

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Last minute family holiday ideas on a budget

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Taking a family holiday can often be expensive, especially if you decide to go abroad or to somewhere a bit more extravagant like Disney Land. This often limits families to just one holiday a year, in some cases one holiday

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How To Plan Your Dream Holiday This Year

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Holidays should be a relaxing and fun time for everyone involved. But some of us get trapped in the stress of actually planning our own getaway retreat. If this sounds familiar, you need some extra advice on how to plan

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Get More Holiday For Less With These Money Saving Tips

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Planning your holiday abroad is exciting, isn’t it? Thinking of ideal destinations and flicking through brochures for inspiration is a lot of fun. But when it comes to paying for your trip, things can get a little more painful. But,

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5 Reasons Travelling to Turkey in October is so great

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Turkey is a fantastic destination at any time of the year and it is growing in popularity. If you have not been yet we highly recommend that you go and especially recommend that you try it in October. Here are

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Plan Your Holiday for October Half Term ASAP

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The October half term holidays are nearly upon us. Well kind of, they are 10 weeks away, but in the holiday industry terms the October half term holidays really are already here. This is because most parents book this half-term

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Grexit? What you need to know when travelling to Greece this summer

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Banks in Greece have now reopened.  However, our advice to customers remains unchanged. We still advise all customers heading out to all parts of Greece this summer to take enough Euros in cash to cover all of your needs.  

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Choosing the Right Destination for your Next Winter Holiday

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If you want a great holiday at a fantastic price, travelling in the winter is definitely the way to go. In the winter, there are some great deals available and you can travel for a fraction of what you would

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How to make the most of studying abroad

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Are you heading off to study abroad for a year? You’re not alone – around 4.3 million students are enrolled in education outside of their home country. That’s a lot of people! If you live in the UK, chances are

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The Best Mediterranean Destinations for History Buffs

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Not everyone wants to sit on the beach all day some people love walking through ruins and soaking up history instead. If this is you, the Mediterranean is a great place for you. This is because there are some wonderful

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