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Saltaire, Yorkshire

Saltaire, Yorkshire

It bothers me so much that overseas visitors who travel to the UK see London as their main point of interest. There is so much to see and do in England (and Scotland and Wales) and although London certainly does have many attractions, the wise traveller will venture...

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Kampung Pelangi: The Rainbow Village

Kampung Pelangi: The Rainbow Village

The village of Kampung Pelangi is a small village in Central Java, Indonesia. And they had a problem. They needed to come up with a way to attract more tourists to the area. You can see the solution above – the village was transformed. As you can imagine, this...

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On a Road Trip? Where to ‘Go’

You might call it the restroom, the loo, the toilet, the bathroom … but whatever your choice, one thing is for sure. At certain times when you are travelling you’re going to have to rely on finding public conveniences for your peeing needs. If you’re...

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Until We All Belong

If you think that Airbnb is simply a website that puts travellers in touch with hosts, then their recent initiative might surprise you. It’s well known that the company has its favourite causes – for example, helping to provide accommodation for people who...

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Visit Mister Ed’s Grave. Maybe

Did you know that you can visit television’s famous Mister Ed’s grave? You do remember Mister Ed, don’t you? Okay, I guess that I’ll have to admit that not everyone is as old as I am. There were reruns for years – let me remind you: Yes,...

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Airbnb: Better than a Hotel?

I have to say that as an Airbnb host, and occasional guest, I am biased. But I’m going to try to put that aside (and probably fail miserably) and discuss the pros and cons. What is better for today’s traveller? Staying in a hotel or in an Airbnb rental?...

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Visiting the UK: The Jersey War Tunnels

The Channel island of Jersey is a fabulous place to visit for so many reasons. Although the Channel Islands are British, they are closer to the French coast than they are to England which gives the islands temperate weather and an unusual atmosphere that is...

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Huntclub: Airbnb for Hunters and Fishermen

Firstly, apologies to girls who fish for the title of this article – ‘fisherpersons’ might be politically correct but it sounds daft. Now that’s out of the way, I can tell you about an online service that is specifically for those of you who...

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