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The Americas

Five Reasons to Visit Chicago

Chicago, also known as the Windy City, is a must-visit destination. As the third-most populous city in the United States there is plenty to do and see, and in 2015 it was one of the top visited cities in the USA. Deep-Dish Pizza Delights Chicago is famous for its deep-dish pizza, though some may say it looks mor ...

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Why Volunteer in the Americas

To call the Americas vast and diverse is an understatement of colossal proportions. Home to almost one billion people, the Americas’ incredible landscape diverges from the Arctic tundras of Alaska and Canada, to the sweltering jungle heat of the Amazon. Its populations are a massive miscellany of cu ...

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Come to Chicago

The word Chicago is synonymous with Chicago Pizza, Chicago Rock (Café) and the Broadway production simply entitled Chicago, but when you visit the city itself you will soon realise that it is a musical pilgrimage for fans of country, soul, folk and blues as well as a fascinating city break complete with skyscrapers, shopping centres, restaurants, fascinating museums and amaz ...

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Celebrating The Day Of The Dead

A day to celebrate life, rather than mourn death, for families to come together and remember their loved ones with the happiness and joy that they shared in life. The Day of the Dead is the beautiful 3000-year-old Mexican ritual that is celebrated throughout Latin America. With songs, alcohol and a buzz of brightly painted faces, it’s hardly a morbid affaire. ...

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Are you Curious about Cuba?

Nobody better personifies the country than Mr. Cuba himself Fidel Castro.  As a Marxist-Leninist revolutionary he managed to oust the US backed President Batista through rebellion turning Cuba into a socialist state by nationalising its industries.  Castro has served as Prime Minister for se ...

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What is the Mayan Riviera?

At the south-eastern edge of Mexico lies the Yucatan Peninsula, home to some of the most stunning landscapes the country has to offer.  The area was once the heart of the Mayan civilization, a large and complex culture that is responsible for the many impressive ruins that can still be found throughout the area.  The most famous of these is the Chichen Itza, but it is ...

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Exploring the states on a budget

America, the land of opportunity: the opportunity to spend a lot of dollars. While a trip to the US can get a little pricey, never fear, there’s a bunch of ways to budget your way through the states - you&a ...

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Working in Dubai

Thinking about working abroad can be a daunting prospect; away from the home and comforts of familiarity but the unique experience that comes with it makes it all worthwhile.  ...

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An introduction to Route 66

Do you want to experience the real America?  How about being a part of the amazing culture and diversity in the land of dreams?  Do you want to be in a place where the people make you welcome and you feel as free as the birds on the open road?  Then Route 66 is for you. < ...

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Camping in America

Introduction These are the best years of your life so ...

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Coolest Street Food Festivals from Around the World

Food is not only the best way to celebrate, it is also an excuse to celebrate in its own right.  There are countless food festivals across the world, from traditional feasts to rainy English farmer’s markets, but for us nothing beats good street food.  It trades pretentiousness for simplicity, and fancy presentation for taste, it’s relaxed, informa ...

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Why Study at an American University Outside the US?

Like many nations, the US higher education system operates universities not only within its own boarders, but all over the world. Therefore, you could undertake an American degree or postgraduate qualification without ever treading foot on US soil. This may, at first, seem a bizarre choice but, there are many advantages for deciding to study at an American university outside the US.< ...

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Top Scholarships and Grants for International Students

With 31 institutions making the Times World University Rankings top 50, North America particularly is famed for its success at cultivating some of the world’s most influential people.  However, with emerging economies developing from ...

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Getting to know Oahu

Affectionately dubbed as ‘the gathering place’, Oahu is Hawaii’s third largest island and a huge business trading hub and deep sea port, thanks to its prime location in the Pacific Ocean. All major transporters operate services from the urban metropolis that is Honolulu, Hawaii’s main airport and capital city. Served by international and domestic ...

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Planning 48 hours in Mexico City

Mexico City has the classic Marmite effect on those who visit; some hate the noise, the crowds, the dirt and the traffic, whilst others fall in love with its high energy street life, its edgy urban art scene and its unpretentious grittiness.  The later will probably want to spend their time exploring the city’s bohemian neighbourhoods, drinking tequila or mezcal in d ...

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Buenos Aires Coolest Hangouts

Proudly proclaimed South America’s most charismatic city, Buenos Aires is a unique mixture of Latin passion and colonial grandeur.  French Cafés and Italian coffee shops vie for attention with New York City style speakeasies and authentic Argentinian steakhouses, creating an atmosphere that is impossible to pin down, ever changing, and constantly varied.&a ...

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Nevada, A State of Contrasts

Nevada is a State best known for the Megacasinos of Las Vegas and a pervading ‘anything goes’ attitude.  Having some of the most liberal laws in America makes it one of the best destinations in the country to let your hair down, but the appeal of the Silver State isn’t limited to gambling and excess; also on offer are stunning landscapes that play ...

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Old Town Quito

Old Town Quito has been preserved better than jam in a jar. The colonial centre of the Ecuadorian capital, Old Town is lively and energetic, with beautiful architecture and winding cobblestone streets. In 1978 it was made UNESCO’s second World Heritage Site, after the Galapagos Islands. Known as el centro historico (the historical centre) by the locals, O ...

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A Kusadasi Odyssey

Packed with immaculate beaches the waters that border these vast stretches of golden sand offer some excellent sailing opportunities that range from immense views of the land to the surrounding azure blue waters. See all this and more aboard the Amores.1, a gullet that is a traditional Turkish wooden sailing boat. The Amores.1 is a classic model with two masts, o ...

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Time To Go Chasing Kaieteur Falls

Surrounded by the magical Guyana rainforest lies 30,000 gallons of glistening water showering over a 250m cliff.  Untouched and stunning in its natural beauty, Kaieteur Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in the world and truly is a once in a lifetime experience. For those feeling extra daring, you can grab a closer look by standing directly on top of the falls or perching ...

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The City Where Knowledge Knows No Bounds: Boston

The capital and the largest city in Massachusetts, Boston is the land of indisputable intelligence.  Filled with numerous academic and cultural institutions, you will no doubt feel that inch smarter after visiting this thriving destination.  From science to natural history, this is the city that never fails to deliver.  Boston projects all three tenses, intro ...

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The Amazon: Ecuador’s Jurassic Park

Ecuador’s exciting answer to Jurassic Park (minus the dinosaurs), is the incredible Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest.  Set on a tiny slice of the beautiful country, sometimes the best things come in small packages!  An adventure that will effortlessly top the rest, be immersed into all things green.  One of the most bio diverse locations in the world, i ...

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Travel To Del Mar and Have An Amazing Experience

California is definitely one of the most amazing locations for moving to or for travelling, with great attractions known all around the world like Los Angeles. It has so much to offer that once you get there you will simply want to stay there forever. There are numerous regions from Californi ...

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Chilean Patagonia: Welcome to The Real Life Narnia

Discovered just over 500 years ago, it is time to take a trip to what has been described as the end of the world.  Where the winters are long and the summers are short, the magic in this place truly is something to behold.  A real life Narnia, this is the place where the trees grow horizontally and the wind known as Escoba de Dios (God’s Broom) blow ...

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Jamaica's Best Beaches

Boston Bay Beach, Port Antonio With the cool breeze blowing the mouth-watering smells of fresh Jamaican delicacies through your nostrils, this beach is like no other.  Known to hold the best jerk seasoned food stands on the island, your taste buds will be set alight with fiery flavours.  Located in the Portland Paris ...

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Electric Paradise Unveils Line-up

The international entertainment company PAV Events (www.pavevents.com) announces the list of DJs who will gather in the Dominican Republic to give life to one of the greatest shows of the year-end: "Electric Paradise ( ...

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From Maradona to Neymar - Football in South America

Since Uruguay won the first World Cup in 1930, South America have been the continent to beat when it comes to raw talent and attacking flair making it some of the most attractive football to watch.  This philosophy has been passed down through generations to make club sides adopt an alluring attitude of football that is unrivalled by their European counterparts. < ...

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Introducing Montevideo

The capital and home to over half of Uruguay’s population is the unique city of Montevideo.  From vibrant shopping malls and modern beach parties to the traditional architecture of its skyscrapers and buildings, it is full of exciting contrasts and ...

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An interview with Wrestler & Rockstar Chris Jericho

Since first breaking onto our television screens in the 1990s, Chris Jericho has gone by many names: Y2J, The Ayatollah of Rock ‘n’ Rolla, King of the World, and, erm, The Sexy Beast? During this time he has established himself as one of the most decorated wrestlers in WWE history.  He was the first ever WWE Undisputed Champion, he holds the record for the ...

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The Sparkling Salar De Uyuni

A whole new world; is the only way to describe the jaw dropping views that are witnessed on the world’s largest salt flat.  Over 11,000 feet long, this wonderland is a unique insight into natural beauty.  Located in South West Bolivia, it is covered with 10 meters of deep salt filled with sparkling mineral lakes and numerous spectacular islands.  Th ...

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Exploring Easter Island

Easter Island is not the easiest place to get to, but it’s certainly well worth the trip.  Full of mystery and fascination, it sits halfway between Chile and Tahiti in the South Pacific.  Most famous for its Moai statues, carved centuries ago out of volcanic rock, its earliest people were Polynesian seafarers, who had been lost at sea for months in the first ...

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Head to Buenos Aires on Your South American Gap Year

The Argentine Republic city of Buenos Aires has a rich cultural history with plenty to see and do. Friendly and open, it has a very diverse national heritage, with German, Italian and Spanish being most prominent in the city whose residents are called porteños(people from the port). This refers to the fact that it is not only a port city but also that it ...

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Venezuela: A Natural Paradise

Despite the breathtaking mountains, rivers and beaches, Venezuela is one of the most under visited and underappreciated places you’ve never been to.  Of all its delights, the most distinctive feature of Venezuela is arguably the diverse landscape and natural beauty.  With the warm ocean of the Carribean coastline, wetlands brimming with exotic wildlife and w ...

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Discover the Real Lima

Lima, the megacapital city of Peru (and we mean mega – it’s actually a collection of smaller cities), has garnered something of a bad reputation over the years.  Many guides and reviews refer to it as aesthetically ugly, loud and ‘dirty’.  This is very misguided.  With its 43 districts and 9 million residents Lima is al ...

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The Canadian Rockies

Towering over Alberta and British Columbia are the peaks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.  These exquisite summits are a sight to behold year round, thanks to their encapsulating beauty which changes with each new season bringing it with it a host of new activities.  The towns of Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise, Fernie, Kimberley, Waterton, Canmore, Kananaskis, Invermere, ...

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Top Attractions in Córdoba

As you are undertaking your studies in Córdoba, there will be plenty of opportunities to discover some of the city’s most astonishing attractions.  Here is our selection of five essential sites that simply cannot be missed during your stay. Cathedral of Córdoba The Cathed ...

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How To Pick The Right Hawaiian Island

If you’ve never been to Hawaii, then you’re probably wondering which islands to visit first. With eight major islands, several atolls and numerous smaller islets - here is a short guide on what to expect on each of the most popular islands of this aesthetically arresting parts of the world. One thing you can expect on each and every island is beauty abound, with eac ...

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Gap Year Opportunities in Canada

Canada is one of the world’s most popular gap year destinations.  Despite the North American country’s cooler climate, it offers a great range of unique activities in a breathtaking part of the world.  The Canadian Government encourage gap year travel by issuing the International Experience Canada (IEC) Visa, which allo ...

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180,000 TICKETS FOR TOMORROWLAND BRAZIL SELL OUT IN HOURS

At the 10th anniversary edition of Tomorrowland this past July in Belgium, French super star-DJ David Guetta announced that in 2015, Tomorrowland would take place in Brazil for the very first time. During the announcement, over 15,000 Brazilians watched the live stream from Belgium in Candido Portinari Park (Villa-Lobos Park) in São Paulo, so the news of the first Brazilian ...

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The Hipster City of Toronto

Toronto has often been described as “a cleaner version of New York City”, whether that is patronising or not, it highlights the high esteem this Canadian city is held in.  Walking around Toronto you can’t help but be swept up by the cool factor that this city exudes.  Whether it is trendy bars, cafes or nightclubs this is a hipster hangou ...

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A Guide to São Paulo Street Art

In the world of fine art, it is considered to be vital to see any piece of work in person in order to truly appreciate it. This may be true, but in the world of street art, this assumption is taken to a whole other level.  Guerrilla artists turn blank urban walls into vast, ever-changing murals that can be breath-taking in their scope, beauty and complexity and beg to be seen, ...

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Inspirational Trips for Art Students

South America is a place where cultural and creative diversity are paramount.  Internationally acclaimed artists line the walls of the continents’ notorious galleries, whilst talented, unknown street artists spray paint life into the urban areas, creating a dense web of Latin American inspiration.  With influences that resonate from colonial Spain and Portug ...

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Cruise Ship Opportunities in the Caribbean

Looking to travel the world and be paid for it at the same time? A great way to do so is by working onboard a cruise ship. What better opportunity than to leave the troubles and stress of an ordinary, mundane 9-5 job back home than attaining a rewarding and enjoyable cruise ship career. When your job and your itinerary has the potential to take you all over the Mediterranean, across th ...

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Inspirational Trips for Photography Students

North America is a place primarily known for its vast cultural diversity, history, and powerful landscapes and landmarks.  Whilst there are an abundance of popular landscapes and landmarks relatively more visited than others, the richness of so many countries throughout North America makes it a place just waiting to be explored and captured. ...

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Working at a Winter Sports Resort

Planning a working holiday in Canada?  You’re likely to want to hit the slopes at some point; Canada’s cold climate and mountainous landscape makes it the perfect place to try your hand at skiing or snowboarding, whether you’re a complete amateur or nearing professional status.  Unfortunately winter sports resorts a ...

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Study at the University of São Paulo

Based in the heart of the Brazilian state of São Paulo, the University of São Paulo is the South American country’s most prestigious university, and one of the most well-regarded educational institutions in the world.  With a total of 11 campuses dotted around the state, undertaking studies here allows a student to experience the huge urban area ...

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Boston: The Best Student City in North America

Ever since the QS World University Rankings for the Best Student Cities in the World was first launched, Boston has continually been recognised as the number one city in North America.  Despite changing the criteria for 2014 ...

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Introducing The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands, part of Ecuador, are an archipelago of 19 volcanic islands which rose up from the sea; the islands themselves being peaks of underwater volcanos.  They see a lot of volcanic activity with over 50 eruptions occurring during the last 200 years.  Although no lasting damage was done, this continuous activity nourishes the archipelago’s uni ...

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Great American Road Trips

The great American road trip is a concept that captures the imagination of anyone who dreams of really getting an authentic taste of the United States of America.  Classic novels such as Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath and his travelogue Travels with Charley capt ...

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A Guide to São Paulo Street Art

In the world of fine art, it is considered to be vital to see any piece of work in person in order to truly appreciate it. This may be true, but in the world of street art, this assumption is taken to a whole other level.  Guerrilla artists turn blank urban walls into vast, ever-changing murals that can be breath-taking in their scope, beauty and complexity and beg to be seen, ...

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SKIING & SNOWBOARDING IN CANADA

Canada is renowned for its heavy snowfall over prolonged periods of time, usually from around October until March, and has since become one of the popular choices for winter sports, most notably Whistler.  Although it wasn’t all about skiing and snowboarding for Whistler, originally tourists would go there for fishing in the summer.    &l ...

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THE GRANDEST CANYON OF THEM ALL

Recognised as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a vast gorge carved out by the flow of the Colorado River through the state of Arizona in the United States of America.  At its deepest point, the canyon exposes layers of rocks that ...

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Celebrating Independence Day

Obviously everybody knows that the best Independence Day sees Will Smith save the world from an alien invasion.  However, if you are looking for a good old fashion party with lots of tradition; the next best thing is visiting a country while they celebrate their national Independence Day.  Here are our hot picks for Independence Day travelling.  &l ...

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The Biggest & Best Events in South America

Those of you lucky enough to be jetting off for a sun-kissed tour of South America this year will probably already have to-do lists as long as your arms.  But if life is for the living, then you can never squeeze too much in, so allow us to humbly suggest a few additions to your itineraries.  Here we present a run-down of the biggest and best events going on in South ...

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A Football Fanatics Holiday

We could quote Bill Shankly here, but frankly it is not necessary.  If you live and breathe football then you will want to incorporate the beautiful game into your holiday no matter what the occasion.  It could be that your team are playing on the grandest stage of them all in the UEFA Champions League or you simply want to swap Barnet for Barca and catch a glimpse of ...

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A Foodies Guide to America

You probably have a pretty good idea of what to expect food wise in the United States even if you’ve never been before, whether it’s the famous Italy-Via-New York pizza, or simple street vendor Hot Dogs.  Then there are the meals that you may have heard of, but never actually tried or tasted, like a Philly Cheese steak or a Reuben Sandwich.  ...

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Film Tours USA

The location of many of the best known films in the world, the USA is full of film studios, sets and celebrated locations featured in movies.  While these can be found throughout the country, there are a few key places to hit if you’re obsessed with cinema.   California ...

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A Taste of Mexico

Allow Mexico to take you on a culinary adventure which will leave you and your taste buds wondrously replenished.  The fiery passion with which Mexicans put into every dish is only rivalled by the interesting history which accompanies them.  With a diverse range of food there is so much to try it is hard to know where to begin, take a look at our guide and find out wh ...

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Study Abroad in America

We have all seen those aspirational American TV programs such as “The OC” or “One Tree Hill” that depict the American way of life – the glamorous people, cars and fun lifestyle are alluring prospects.  But it does not have to be experienced through the glass of a TV monitor – no you can actually go out there and live ...

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The Long Way Home after Australia

Whether you’ve been on a yearlong working holiday visa, or the short but sweet tourist visa, it’s never fun to board the plane back home. So we’ve rounded up the best places to keep the traveller’s dream going after Australia and to make the journey home an adventure in itself. ...

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The Grandest Canyon of them All

Recognised as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is a vast gorge carved out by the flow of the Colorado River through the state of Arizona in the United States of America.  At its deepest point, the canyon exposes layers of rocks that are billions of years old, which have been run smooth by harsh deser ...

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Argentina - A History & Culture Tour

Sparsely populated up until the arrival of European colonists in the 16th century, Argentina has now become a well-developed nation and a major power within South America.  With its name derived from the Greek word for ‘Silver’, prospectors initially came to Argentina in the hope that its huge mountain ranges were rich in the precious metal.  Altho ...

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New York - A Shopaholic's Dream

New York City is famous for the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, to name a few but there is another reason why over 40 million people visit here each year, it is one of the best places in the world to shop.  You want it, New York will have it.    Boutique Shopping ...

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Aloha Hawaii

When you think of Hawaii you will probably conjure up images of super confident surfers riding 60 foot waves or a sun-kissed Hawaiian in a grass skirt doing the hula under the golden glowing sunset on a serene palm-fringed beach.  This glamorous island offers all the beaches and cultural activities you have dreamt of along with much more.   ...

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Perfect Panama

In just one week, visitors can enjoy the beaches along two different oceans, experience the rugged mountains and tropical rainforests, learn about native cultures and explore historic ruins as well as taking advantage of a vibrant urban life in the big cities.   Casco Viejo &n ...

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An Introduction to Latin & South America

Latin and South America is bursting with life and natural beauty.  The magnificent colour of carnivals and festivals alike really make the region stand out compared to the rest to the world and rightly so.  Here you will meet the word “fiery” be it in regards to the people, food or the nightlife which has the locals showcasing their sizzling dance ...

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Skiing & Snowboarding in Canada

Canada is renowned for its heavy snowfall over prolonged periods of time, usually from around October until March, and has since become one of the popular choices for winter sports, most notably Whistler.  Although it wasn’t all about skiing and snowboarding for Whistler, originally tourists would go there for fishing in the summer.    &l ...

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Brilliant Brazil

Brazil is the largest country on the South American continent and the fifth largest in the world. Home to a diverse population, Brazil is a tourist’s dream with so many things to do and places to see. Rio de Janeiro Rio used to be the former capital of Brazil before Brasilia. You can pull out the swimm ...

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Best of the Rest of South America

More often than not, when you think about South America you will think of Argentina and Brazil – but South America is a varied continent. These are the countries which we believe are the ‘best of the rest’.   Colombia   ...

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Amazing Argentina

Argentina is divided up into six tourist provinces that include Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Cuyo, Literol, The North and Patagonia and each and every one of them is worth venturing along to.   Buenos Aires   The most popular tourist sites are the histori ...

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Rio Carnival

The first carnival to be held in Rio de Janeiro date back to 1723. Held before Lent annually, the Rio carnival is unrivalled by any other in the world due to the sheer numbers it manages to draw out. An estimated two million revellers participate in the dance tinged festival as it commences on the streets thriving during the night.   ...

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A North American Overview

Home to the city that never sleeps, the gambling capital of the world and other world-famous attractions like the Grand Canyon and Mount Rushmore, North America really is the place where dreams are made.  Energetic cosmopolitan cities, awe-inspiring natural wonders, significant history, alluring landscapes and diverse cultures are some of the things that make North America lik ...

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Vibrant San Francisco

California is amongst the top ten list of places to visit in the USA and we can see why with it being home to the vibrant city of San Francisco.  San Francisco’s vibrancy spreads across its landscape, culture, history and people as well as being a very liberal city – it was the first place in the USA to permit gay marriage.  With so much to explore ...

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Marvellous Mexico

Mexico is a North American state laying between the United States of America and Guatemala to the south-east.  Mexico has popular food, archaeology and pyramids, lovely warm weather and six thousand miles of shoreline.  According to popular polls carried out by the United Nations, Mexico is ranked seventh on the current list of popular destinations for tourists to vis ...

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Ottawa - A Trip to Canada's Capital

For rich history and beautiful architecture there is no other city to head to but Ottawa.  The National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian War Museum hold up in the city so dive head first into Canada’s history in Ottawa.    The National Gallery of Canada ...

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Visit French Canada

Quebec is the only Canadian province with a predominantly French-speaking population and the only one whose sole official language is French at the provincial level.  Its most iconic landmark is the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre but the city's extensive appeal go above and beyond the religious attractions with its stunning nature and wild nightlife.  ...

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Best of the Caribbean Beaches

If the harsh expense of student life has not completely cleared out your bank account this semester, why not escape the trials and tribulations of University with an all-inclusive getaway to the best beaches the Caribbean has to offer?  The beauty of the Caribbean islands is well-known, and their beaches are truly spectacular.  Clear blue skies, calm and clear waters, ...

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Visit Vancouver - The Hollywood North

In 2008, 260 films were shot in Vancouver and it is frequently nicknamed ‘Hollywood North’.  So with that in mind, let us talk to you about Vancouver.  We can throw all the fancy restaurants, raving nightclubs and tranquil parks at you but at the end of the day, a visit to Vancouver could result in you seeing or even meeting Joseph Gordon-Levitt or ...

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Thrilling Toronto

The city is renowned for giving us Drake and Justin Bieber so if you want to thank them personally; visit the trendy city where you’ll meet giant pandas, enjoy a tasty meal and stand on a glass floor 2,000 ft above the ground.    Toronto Zoo   ...

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Visit Florida - The Sunshine State

Known as the Sunshine State, Florida has something for everyone.  If you love kicking back and relaxing on beautiful beaches, enjoy sampling a variety of different cuisines, dancing the night away at a wild night club or finding your inner child at the Walt Disney parks then this is the destination for you.  With warm winter temperatures and scorching summers, Florida ...

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How to enjoy Tequila in Mexico

There’s more to tequila than the lime and salt, pounding shot after shot and ending on a dreadful hangover.  It’s actually a well-loved spirit and can be enjoyed in many different ways.  The Mexicans put it in everything - drinks, food and even use it to ‘cure’ illness.  It’s a unique symbol of their culture.& ...

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Gambling in Las Vegas

The famous Las Vegas Strip – which is home to the world’s most extravagant casinos – is a renowned Las Vegas landmark which can be found in scenes of popular Hollywood blockbusters like Ocean’s Eleven and The Hangover.      No trip t ...

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Las Vegas on a Shoestring Budget

If you have blown your holiday fund on the spin of a wheel, or those pocket aces didn’t quite pay off on the poker table, you may well find yourself stuck with no money and plenty of time to kill.  Here’s our guide on how to experience the best that Las Vegas has to offer when you’ve overshot your budget.   ...

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See Alaska

Being the largest state of the USA and at the northern edge of the Pacific Ocean, Alaska is a vast populated land that boasts breath-taking natural beauty, diverse wildlife and is every adventure-seeking and snow lover’s paradise.   Things To See / Do In Alaska   ...

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A Rum Guide to the Caribbean

You don’t have to be Jack Sparrow to enjoy your rum but it does help to be in the Caribbean.  The original and finest rum originated from the islands so we’ll be telling you how and where to enjoy the best bottles available along with our top recommended rums.  If you take our advice however, just like Jack Sparrow and his fellow shipmates, you& ...

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Study Medicine in Belize

Many people won’t have heard of the small country of Belize, especially students who will be surprised to hear of its underrated potential when it comes to being a place to study.  Situated between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize is the only Central American country where English is the official language this initially makes it a great universal place to study.  ...

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Halloween Holiday in Mexico

If you thrive off the Halloween spirit and have no qualms with spooky traditions then Mexico should be top on your list of places to visit during the Halloween period.    Celebrating Halloween in Mexico isn’t about the fright element compared to other places; it is an ancient Aztec tradition celebrating the dead ...

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Be a Brainbox at Harvard University

Harvard is the oldest University in America. So with that in mind, achieving a degree, even attending the University that educated Barack Obama, Natalie Portman and Bill Gates (to name a few) is a remarkable honour.   Established in 1636 by British benefactor John Harvard, it has always been known as the best university to study la ...

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Halloween Holiday in Orlando, Florida

When you think of Orlando the first things that will come to mind are probably the Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort.  So unless you suffer from maskaphobia – Mickey Mouse and his trusty group of animated cronies are not particularly scary.   However, being home to what some call the &ldqu ...

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Halloween Holiday in Transylvania

Part two of our Halloween Horror destination brings us to the fabled home of Count Dracula.  If you’re looking for a Halloween getaway with plenty of frights then Transylvania is for you.  The name itself is creepy enough to give you chills.    First thing on your itinerary ...

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Halloween Holiday in Salem Massachusetts

For some, Halloween is the biggest event of the year. As big as your birthday, and as anticipated as Christmas. If you are one of those people that cannot wait to don the fancy dress outfit, ...

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A Foodies Guide to National Pizza Month

    National Pizza Month   With its delicious melted cheese and tomato, mouth-watering toppings and a crispy golden crust, who can’t help but love pizza? Well the Americans absolutely love it, that’s f ...

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The World's Best Ski Resorts

Ski resorts are extremely popular for those looking for more adventure in their holiday and life in general, but there’s more to it than just the snow.  It can be difficult picking the right destination to suit you when looking for the best ski resort.  You want to make sure you choose the right slope which will cater to your specific skiing abilities.&n ...

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Brief Guide To New York City

  New York is arguably the world’s most renowned travel destination of the USA and a city like no other.  To some people it’s known as ‘The City of Dreams,’ ‘The Big Apple,’ or ‘The City That Never Sleeps.’   The ...

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Go Frantic at Atlantic Antic!

The 38th annual Atlantic Antic street festival is held on the last weekend of September in Brooklyn. The free festival is New York’s largest and most diverse street event that encompasses an eclectic array of live music, food stalls, arts and crafts and entertainment. This family-friendly fair runs along Atlantic Avenue, ...

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Spring Break

Take fresher’s week, add every clubbing holiday destination across Europe from Ayia Napa to Magaluf and times that experience by ten and you’ll probably have something that resembles Spring Break.  The annual festival, taking place in the United States each Easter, is a chance for students and party-goers alike to let their hair down and have fun. ...

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Live The Beaver Falls Experience

  If you’re a fan of the hit Channel 4 sitcom then why wait until next year’s escapades when you can get yourself over to the United States this coming summer and live the Beaver Falls experience yourself.  We have taken a look at all the characters from the show to give you an insight as to how you can g ...

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The Great America Road Trip

The great American road trip is a dream for any traveller.  Inclusive of all destinations less travelled as well as tried-and true, pave the way through the country's finest landscapes from beautiful coasts of the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky mountain ranges to the picturesque state of California-and beyond.  They call it the great American road trip because you ...

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Studying in Costa Rica

In addition to Spain and Mexico, Costa Rica ranks highly on the list of potential study abroad destinations for students of Spanish.  The country is famous for its lack of a standing army, its general acceptance of foreigners (it’s a popular place for expats to retire), and its plethora of ecotourism opportunities.  Oh, and if you’re cultivating a ...

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