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Mandela ‘s Legacy Will Endure

As people have begun to appreciate more about South Africa and its history, their horizons have widened. Nelson Mandela has left his mark on the country and the world as a whole in a way that few modern statesmen have ever managed, even in their own countries. The result is that visitors want to know more about this remarkable man, whose recent death in his mid-90s has seen his body returned to his roots in the Eastern Cape....

How To Choose Your Perfect Cruise Ship Cabin

Cruising can be a minefield for the uninitiated. One of the most important factors which can ensure a happy cruise is the location of your cabin.  Room Location Typically, cruise lines will offer you a variety of choices at a range of prices. While most of us would probably prefer a suite with a balcony, it’s likely to be the costliest option. Different locations have different advantages and disadvantages so think...

10 Essential Holiday Car Hire Tips

There’s no doubt that hiring a car is a great way to make the most of a holiday, allowing you the freedom to explore the highlights of a new destination at your own pace without having to rely on costly, crowded and potentially unreliable public transport. Wherever you holiday you’re sure to find a car hire company these days, whether it’s one of the global market leaders such as National Car Rental or simply a local...

Experiencing Lanzarote on Horseback, And Other Top...

Lanzarote has had an unpredictable friend in nature, with the island experiencing a year-round warm climate with temperatures rarely dropping below 20 degrees at any time, as well as numerous beautiful beaches. With millions of tourists visiting every year, and thanks to so many fantastic attractions spread over the island, you can happily spend a fortnight on Lanzarote having the time of your life, so here are some top...

Tips for Traveling with Kids

If you have moved forward away from the young children whose holiday has to co-inside with feeding schedules and nap times, you might think that holidays are going to be easier. You would be wrong unless you have spent time planning the perfect holiday taking in all the family’s needs. Children of school age need to be stimulated and have plenty of things to occupy their minds. This is not easy when the attention span of a...

Tips for First Time Travelers

If it is your first adventure and you want to plan the perfect get away then these tips will help you enjoy your holiday even more. Planning – It is better to make sure that you have time to experience the place that you are visiting and allow time to relax and enjoy it. Remember to include time for the travelling as well as time at the destination too. Limit the stuff – It is going to make your holiday more enjoyable if you...

Traveling At Christmas

Amsterdam Homes, many from the 16th or 17th centuries, are bright with holiday lights by early December here where the story of Sinterklaas is a big deal for the locals. Stick around for New Year’s Eve to indulge in Champagne while fireworks burst over Nieuwmarkt and Dam Squares. I recommend staying at Canal House on the busy Keizersgracht waterway.  Lapland Visit a true winter wonderland, Urho Kekkonen National Park where...

Ways You Can Travel on the Cheap

It is not impossible to travel and not spend a fortune but you will need to plan and be disciplined in the process. Flying If you are thinking about catching the odd plane on your trip then knowing what days that you should not only book your flights but the days you should travel will allow you to make the most of the potential savings that you can make. It is important that you search for your flights on a Tuesday or a...