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Medical travel insurance: you risk losing over £5,000 without it

Ever wondered why reliable medical travel insurance is so important? New research has revealed that uninsured Brits spend an average of £5,620 on foreign medical bills if they need treatment while abroad. Don’t take the risk. 

Kaindy Lake: the eerie idyll of Kazakhstan’s best kept secret

This luscious planet is crammed with astonishing wonder. If you’ve an appetite for natural beauty, then how about this otherworldly lake just off the beaten track? 

Football world cup 2018

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.

Long weekend? Too right! What more inspiration do you need for a spontaneous sojourn to one of Europe’s less-visited cities? 

Take a last-minute European city break this May Bank Holiday

Long weekend? Too right! What more inspiration do you need for a spontaneous sojourn to one of Europe’s less-visited cities? 

Simple safety measures to protect against malaria

Simple safety measures to protect against malaria

Do you know all you should about malaria? World First Travel Insurance is here to help you arm yourself with a little knowledge before you next pack your bags. 

Enjoy lunch on Pescherie Vecchie street near the famous italian food markets and shops in the center of old town Bologna.

Ancient cities of Europe that lie off the beaten track

Think of ancient Europe. Admit it. You’re thinking of Athens and Rome, aren’t you? No doubt they’re fabulous cities. But if you want to avoid the tourists, selfie sticks and wild prices, they may not be your best bet. So …

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Merry Cemetery, Săpânța

5 quirky places to visit in Romania

If you’re on the hunt for a holiday that’s a little different from your run-of-the-mill getaways, then Romania is a fantastic option. It’s a country that bursts with character whether you’re in the city, on the beach or out in …

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As anyone who has visited Thailand will know, scooters are a dangerous way of getting from A to B at the best of times. But when you’ve never even ridden a scooter before? Forget about it...

Am I covered to ride a scooter in Thailand? – Your questions answered

As anyone who has visited Thailand will know, scooters are a dangerous way of getting from A to B at the best of times. But when you’ve never even ridden a scooter before? Forget about it...

5 of Europe’s most beautiful forests

5 of Europe’s most beautiful forests

The quintessential holiday haunt for most travel-lovers is the beach. But Europe has way more than shore to explore. Join us as we take a stomp around some of Europe’s most beautiful forests.