Just Cruising. The World First Wander.

Just Cruising. The World First Wander. Hello again. Welcome to another wander around the internet with me, Tristan Rothwell. The big news of the moment is the soaring temperatures in the UK. It has got me thinking about cooling off …

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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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Themed cruises, which one do you fancy?

Themed cruises, which one do you fancy? Cruises aren't all evening dresses, tuxedos and dining at the captain's table any more. We've moved on quite significantly from the traditional picture of cruises as stuffy middle-class, middle-aged affairs that you could …

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Why cross the Atlantic in a plane when you can still do it on a boat?

The first man-built machine to circumnavigate the world that wasn't a ship was the Graf Zeppelin airship. In a William Randolph Hearst-financed expedition, it did the journey in 12 days and 11 hours. Zeppelins were the first commercial airliners and for …

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