Travel Globally

Your guide to international travel

Dec
11

Best Austrian Alps Skiing Resorts

Filed Under Austria

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Not only does Austria have some of the best skiing in the Alps, it also the best value in comparison to its other alpine neighbours. What’s also great about Austria is that it has resorts that cater to all ability levels and holidaymakers of varying tastes. Beginners, experts, and everyone in between will feel right at home here whether they’re travelling as a family, couple, or in a group.

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Nov
10

How airports could make life better for passengers

Filed Under United Arab Emirates

Airport luxuries

Which facilities or amusements would you like to help pass the time at the airport? The most popular request is for a cinema, while 11 per cent of people think a bicycle would be a pleasant distraction. Although where would you cycle — to the toilet, or maybe the cinema?

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Oct
17

Visiting Malta’s 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Filed Under Malta

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Malta is one of the most fascinating places within the EU. Fifty miles off the coast of Sicily and a member of the EU, it is undoubtedly European, but it is also just two hundred miles from the coast of Libya, making it a stepping stone between Europe and the Middle East. Aside from its steamy climate, the biggest draw for a lot of visitors are the three UNESCO World Heritage sites in Malta.
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Sep
25

Europe’s Best Beaches

Filed Under Europe

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Some holidays aren’t complete without a good old stretch of sand backed onto water. Especially for those of us who don’t live by the sea – and even those who do – there is a magical allure to the water and coastlines. And in particular, beaches. We feel like we’re on the edge of something, away from our troubles, and able to survey things more clearly. Of course it also helps if it’s sunny and warm. So if you’re the kind of person who has a beach at the top of your list of priorities, here are five that could convince you to change holiday plans next year.
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Sep
8

Late booking Oktoberfest 2013 in Munich, Germany

Filed Under Germany

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For a certain kind of beer drinker, September means one thing: Oktoberfest. The annual booze fair in Munich, whose dates are suitably befuddled, begins next weekend (Saturday September 21st) and staggers through to the first week of October.
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Aug
27

Thessaloniki is making a comeback in Greece

Filed Under Greece

Thessaloniki-Greece

The Greek city of Thessaloniki ought to be a huge draw for tourists. But over the last four years, prompted by a financial crisis that has engulfed every sector of the Greek economy, visitor numbers to the second city were dwindling. Not so any more, as the fortunes of this picturesque seaside city are finally on the up after four years of slump.
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Aug
12

Baby turtles return to the Galapagos islands

Filed Under Galapagos Islands

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The Galapagos islands off the coast of Ecuador are home to thousands of species of exotic wildlife. For any nature lovers, it just got a little better.
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Jul
31

Scots splashing out on foreign holidays

Filed Under United Kingdom

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Travel companies spend a lot of time and effort trying to reach their target audience, and convincing them to part their cash with them as opposed to their competitors. It’s a saturated market, with hundreds of different sites and agencies offering booking services. When this is the case, how do you get ahead of the game?

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Jul
15

How long-haul flying is about to get worse for passengers, part 2

Filed Under News

Overcrowded Flights

With airlines trying to squeeze more passengers into pretty much the same space, there has to be a trade-off for the passenger, right? Nope. In fact, passengers are being hit with a double whammy of less room and worse service on a lot of long-haul economy flights.

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Jul
4

How long-haul flying is about to get worse for passengers, part 1

Filed Under News

Overcrowded Flights

 

Two new reports indicate that flying long haul is about to become an even more gnarly experience. Both show airplanes skrimping on basic comforts in an effort to keep costs down, ram more people onto planes, and ultimately – maximise profits.

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