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Tour of Britain route announced – join in this summer!

The Tour of Britain route has been announced. Here are the glorious locations where you can catch a glimpse of the riders this summer. Strap on the lycra and saddle up! 

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Travelling to Russia this summer? Make sure you’re on the ball.

If you’re travelling to Russia for the football this summer, there’s some essential advice issued by the government that you should be aware of to make sure you enjoy the fiesta of football without getting caught offside. 

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Football fans in Russia: 5 things to do in Kaliningrad

A vibrant mix of Russian and German influences makes Kaliningrad one of a kind. Here are five things to do - besides watching football - in this fabulous city this summer. 

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Football fans in Russia: 5 things to do in Nizhny Novgorod

It might be tricky to pronounce, but don’t let that put you off. Nizhny Novgorod is a fascinating city to explore - so don’t just come here for the football... On the 24th of June, English and Panamanian football fans …

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Football fans in Russia: 5 things to do in Volgograd

Football fans in Russia: 5 things to do in Volgograd

Heading to Volgograd for the football? Here are five ways to soak up a little of the local culture in between matches.

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5 of the world’s most interesting snorkelling destinations

Have you been inspired by Blue Planet II recently? Us too. So we decided we’d take a look at some wonderful places to snorkel. Unlike the post we wrote recently about The World’s Finest Snorkelling Spots, we thought this time …

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Travelling to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

Travelling to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

Travelling to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer? Here’s everything you need to know. 

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World First’s A to Z of curiously captivating holiday activities

You know what they say. Variety is the spice of life. That’s why we have compiled a curious compendium of the most outlandish, unusual and downright bizarre holiday pursuits to try on your travels - safe in the knowledge that …

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6 essential dos and don’ts of a cycling holiday

6 essential dos and don’ts of a cycling holiday Has the Tour de France inspired you to pop on your helmet and get pedalling on your next break? Let’s hope so – a cycling holiday is a great way to …

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Top 5 places to watch the Tour de France 2017

Top 5 places to watch the Tour de France 2017

Saddle up and get ready for cycling’s premier event! The Tour de France is a masterful combination of speed, spandex and spokes that never fails to elicit an adrenaline rush from its spectators.