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International Waffle Day! 

Våffeleldagen, what we know as waffles are a wonderful treat that have become a global phenomenon. March 25th, Waffle day began in Sweden and historically signifies the beginning of spring. Celebrate this weekend by exploring the variety of waffles that the globe has to offer! For a hearty, healthy and …

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Stumble until you find something

The first step is admitting you have a problem. I, Savanah Dickinson, suffer from a chronic fear of eating alone. Yes, I said it. I absolutely despise eating by myself in public places.   Since I’ve moved to D.C., I’ve been faced with the predicament of being hungry while wandering …

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Birthplace of American Wine: Virginia

Just before Christmas in 1784, Thomas Jefferson wrote to his friend and wine contact John Bonfield, The American Consul in Bordeaux. He expressed a fear. He wrote to his friend, “I have written a letter to Monsieur d’Yquem for 250 bottles of his newest vintage, but I am afraid he …

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Ann Arbor

I recently embarked on a week long trip to Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA to pay a visit to a friend who is studying there. I was pleasantly surprised by what this quaint city has to offer in the realm of entertainment, food, coffee, and culture. Along with being a welcome …

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Do’s & don’ts of travel

Bleary eyed, I jetted to Washington D.C. on a 6:45 flight from Dallas’s Love Field airport. Although I may have been scraping sleep from my eyes, I noticed a few things as I made my way through the mobs of people ready to jet set early this morning.  I like …

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An Overview of the EU

Workers’ rights: The UK does not depend on the EU for workers rights. Trade Unions became legal in the UK in 1871; Modern Pensions began in 1908; Holiday Pay was introduced in 1938; Equal pay was introduced in 1970; Race Discrimination Act was introduced in 1965; Sex Discrimination act was …

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The World’s Quirkiest Hotels

Europe’s great ruins and cities are mighty testament to the ancient and modern world. These are cities of legendary proportions, each with its unique charm, history and works of classical and modern art. Europe is on your doorstep: take a journey through its wondrous history. Ancient history, modern wonders Two …

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Architectural wonders of Europe

Europe’s great ruins and cities are mighty testament to the ancient and modern world. These are cities of legendary proportions, each with its unique charm, history and works of classical and modern art. Europe is on your doorstep: take a journey through its wondrous history. Ancient history, modern wonders Two …

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Fly-drive to Transylvania and beyond

When you think of fly-drive holidays, the US probably springs to mind. A fly-drive holiday to Romania, including the region of Transylvania, offers something a little different and in many ways more magical than anything Mickey Mouse can offer. Romania is largely undiscovered territory for British tourists, but this ancient …

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Greek Island-Hopping in Style

The beautiful Greek islands are just perfect for a spot of hopping, as many students will tell you. But you don’t need to live out of a backpack and navigate your way round the island’s hostels – hop aboard a luxury liner for a tour of the very best places …

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The Awesome Panama Canal

Few journeys through the engineering history books are as impressive or beautiful as a trip down the “eighth wonder of the engineering world” – the Panama Canal. Linking the mighty Atlantic and Pacific oceans took over three centuries of work by two nations. The Panama Canal is beauty and function …

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Adventures in finding Mr Right

If old-fashioned blind dating, online dating or speed dating fails to find you the man of your dreams, perhaps you just need to discover a new sense of adventure. According to Max Tookey, a senior lecturer in psychology at the University of Greenwich, an exhilarating adventure travel could be the …

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A passage to India

If lying on a beach is not your thing and you yearn for a bit of adventure set against an exotic backdrop, have you thought about the possibilities the vast sub-content of India has to offer? The country offers a wealth of ancient temples and monuments for lovers of culture …

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The kings and queens of Europe’s castles

Being king and queen of the castle is something that all children dream of and, unlike many childhood dreams, this can come true. Europe is blessed with many outstanding castles once fit for a king, but now perfectly fitting for first-class travellers with romance on the mind. TripAdvisor, the world’s …

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Ice, nature and wilderness

Alaska probably wouldn’t top many people’s list of where to go on holiday. Images of glaciers and snow spring to mind. But this is a fascinating, beautiful US state which has much to offer the enterprising and adventurous tourist. More than twice the size of Texas, Alaska is the largest …

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Orang-utan adventure

If you’re an avid nature lover and a travel enthusiast then why not combine your passions for the trip of a lifetime? If exploring the depths of Borneo’s rainforest while enjoying the spectacular wildlife on offer sounds like your idea of the perfect holiday then a trip to Southeast Asia …

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Adventures in Latin America

As heroic adventurer Indiana Jones gets set to return to the silver screen this year in the film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull you might be left wishing you could have an adventure of your own. Well you can and, what’s more, it doesn’t all have …

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Turkish delights

Fancy a break that offers more than a week in an average hotel or a whirlwind city guidebook tour of your destination? If you’re looking for a holiday that’s far from the madding crowd or something with a slightly different twist, then travel company Journey Anatolia might just have the …

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