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How to Make the Most of Your Machu Picchu Visit

Steeped in history and surrounded by tropical forests and towering mountains the mystical site of Machu Picchu is just as awe inspiring today as it was when it was discovered in 1911. Declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1983, Machu Picchu is Peru'€™s most…

7 Steps to Brilliant, Non-Boring Business Travel

A conference in Coventry might sound about as appealing as having a tooth removed, but the bonus of business travel is that you get to see places you might never otherwise have visited. For 'free'. For some workers, business travel is a chore. Being away…
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Ways to Learn a Language before you Fly

Excitement is building. After thumbing your way through armfuls of travel magazines and tour brochures, and scouring the web, you've chosen your next destination. Now is when the trip really begins. Preparation is an unavoidable part of travelling and sometimes requires skillful planning. So, there's…
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Minding Your Muslim Manners | Muslim Etiquette 101

Editor's note: Jody Hanson lived in Nigeria for two years, spent 18 months in Morocco (See our beautiful photo essay of Marrakech) and has travelled in a number of Muslim countries. Along the way, she committed more faux pas than she can remember—all good learning…
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How to Deal with Jet Lag

“The Laggies” is a term invented by my good friend Laurie and I. When I spoke to Laurie about this post and thanked her for coining the term she immediately protested that it was I who had invented it. Apparently we both have been pinning…