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7 Things To Pack On a Girls Only Hiking Trip

A girls only hiking trip is always a barrel of laughs. You're out in the open with a group of girls who - all in their own way - know exactly how to have fun. There will be deep chats along the way, too, and…
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9 Tips On How To Travel On A Tight Budget Around The World

Travelling around the world is often thought to significantly break the bank. Paying for hotels and flights and excursions are just the half of it. You have to factor food and transport and souvenirs into your shopping budget too. However, contrary to popular opinion, travel…

How To Pack For A Cruise

Cruising is increasingly becoming one of the most popular holiday options for tourists all around the world. A record 1.9 million British people went on a cruise holiday in 2016 and there is no sign of these numbers slowing down. Packing for such cruise holidays…
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Ways To Travel The World Without Winning The Lottery

Travelling the world without much money is a reality that most people nowadays can actually achieve. The advent of the Internet, cheap air travel and the sharing economy has made travel easier, faster and a lot cheaper. Not so long ago the dream of travelling…
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The Most Popular Private Jet Routes Around the World

The most popular private jet routes around the world tend to begin or end in New York or London. That's according to information gathered by global real estate consultancy Knight Frank in its annual Wealth Reports. They have been following private jet travel the past…
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What To Pack For Australia And New Zealand In Spring

The time of year you choose to visit Australia and New Zealand will have a major impact on the experiences you’ll have there. Go in June for example and you’ll have short daylight hours and snow capped mountains in New Zealand, whereas even Sydney gets…

Never Drink Alone in Montreal

Pulling our suitcases behind us down Laurent Boulevard towards Old Montreal, we were two women ready to take on the eighth largest city in North America. Adults in the eyes of most laws around the world – Meg, a recent high school graduate, me her mother,…

Do you always travel with a camera?

And What's the best conversation you've had with a stranger on a plane? The Travel Belles talk about their camera addictions and share the best conversations they've had on a plane.  Weekly Question #18: Do you always travel with a camera? It seems that we…