The World First Wander: the best travel writing on the internet

The World First Wander: the best travel writing on the internet Greetings! Welcome once again to the World First Wander, our weekly meander around the internet. As usual we have found the very best in travel blogging and writing for …

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Keep calm and carry on! Advice for travelling with kids.

Keep calm and carry on! Advice for travelling with kids. Are we there yet? If anything spells out what it's like to travel with kids it's those four little words. It says it all: I'm bored, I want to be …

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The World First Wander

The World First Wander September 20th 2014 Our weekly wander around the internet and the world of travel and travel blogging with Tristan Rothwell. It’s been a busy week here at World First HQ, with lots of people booking holidays. …

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The World First Wander

A weekly virtual wander through the best of the internet in the world of travel and travel blogging. Compiled, as usual, by Tristan Rothwell. Firstly it’s great to be back writing “The Wander”. It has been a while since the …

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The nitty gritty: the World First travel insurance survey

The World First travel insurance survey Earlier this year we asked you about your travel and travel insurance habits. We got 584 replies to our online survey, which is a significant selection. Please let us say thanks again for taking …

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Young Brits abroad: gambling with their family’s future?

Young Brits abroad: gambling with their family’s future? What would you pay to get your loved ones home safely following an accident abroad? Would you be willing to remortgage the house to pay a hospital bill in Mexico? How about …

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We’re supporting the 2 Minute Beach Clean. Are you?

We're supporting the 2 Minute Beach Clean. Are you? Here at World First we are firm believers in responsible tourism. So when we heard about the 2 Minute Beach Clean recently, we were intrigued. Not because we were curious about …

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Drowning Awareness Week. Helping to keep us safe in the water.

Did you know that accidental drowning causes more than 400 deaths every year in the UK and is the third most common cause of accidental death in children? It’s staggering isn’t it? Despite the presence of lifeguards on many of …

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Going surfing? Here’s our guide to the best of the West.

Going surfing? Here’s our guide to the best of the West. I was born in Cornwall and grew up there, living in Penzance with my brother Martin (our Managing Director) when Rothwell and Towler began trading in 1973. Even though …

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The Quirky Traveller’s Favourite Travel Destinations

The Isle of Man: this unspoilt gem lies off the coast of Ireland and NW England and has Gaelic connections with Ireland and Scotland. It’s like stepping back in time to a world where life was lived at a more leisurely pace – except when the world famous TT Races take place and then the island is alive to the roar of thousands of motorbikes and the pace definitely speeds up.

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