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Santiago De Chile: 6 must do activities

Santiago de Chile is the number one city that tourists should visit in 2011, according to The New York Times. But, what can the capital of Chile offer you if you decide to get there? Flanked by the Andes mountain range and with an increasing number of urban and cultural events, Santiago can easily be […]

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Walks in Southern Spain: an introduction to the Sierra Nevada

The Sierra Nevada’s in Southern Spain boasts the highest mountain range in Europe after the Alps. There are over 20 peaks with the highest being over 3,000 metres, but walkers do not have to succumb to mountain climbing to enjoy the fabulous hiking, photographic opportunities or bird watching in the area. Here are three options […]

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Egypt : The unrest is finished now go!

In early January I had the pleasure of travelling to Egypt, one of the oldest countries on Earth. While our tour ended barely three days short of the start of the internal conflict, we were able to get a glimpse at the real Egypt; at the places and people that make up the country, and […]

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Queensland: the place to be this Easter

Queensland offers the best value holidays this Easter. As the weather cools in the south why not think about heading north for the break? Or if you live in the Sunshine State, why not grab a bargain just around the corner, saving on travel time but still enjoying a relaxing Easter? Images beamed into homes […]

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Best Flight Deals

Suddenly the world of cheap airfares is beckoning you to take a holiday. Falling passenger numbers and swathes of empty seats have forced some carriers to make drastic cuts and as a result the cost of flights has been slashed to keep people flying. Even business travel has been affected. Emirates recently wiped $3500 from […]

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Paris on the Cheap – honestly

Finding cheap flights to Paris is no big feat. International airfares are practically a steal these days, unlike the expense of being on holiday. Once you’ve secured your ridiculously cheap $1385 return ticket, can the actual holiday be a bargain? The biggest money-sucker of your holiday can often be accommodation. Finding accommodation, even hotels on […]

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Three Sisters, Katoomba

Retro right through to the garish pink neon sign that has been startling weary travellers since 1965, the Three Sisters Motel in Katoomba has been named as one of the three best-value hotels in the Asia Pacific region by Britain’s Sunday Times magazine. Compared to large, eco-friendly, 300-a-night resorts, the Three Sisters comes as a […]

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Aussie Ski Getaways

Most people wouldn’t associate Australia with the perfect destination for a ski holiday, but if you want to spare yourself the overseas flights, check out some of these top snow spots: Charlotte Pass: This snowbound resort usually reached only by over-snow transport from Perisher. The village has ski-in and ski-out accommodation and the slopes are […]

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Bunking in London on a Budget

Even a short stay in London can cost a pretty penny. Bargains are virtually non-existent but there are a few options that give genuine value for accommodation. Youth hostels are a cheap option, especially for families who don’t mind sharing a single room. The YHA in London Central is situated just behind Oxford Street in […]

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Hot Air Ballon Rides in Maine, New England

Although you can find all sorts of holiday activities in Maine, New England, one of the best and most unique has to be taking a hot air balloon ride. Kennebunkport in Maine is easily the best place to see beauty from a basket. Between September and October is when the seasons are changing and the […]

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