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How to reduce your risk from terrorism while on holiday

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has released guidelines to help British travellers stay safe from - and take action against - the risk of terrorism while on holiday. Here’s a summary of what you should know. 

Where do you go for the best travel advice?

Survey results: Where do you go for the best travel advice?

You know what they say. Knowledge is power. A little research goes a long way when it comes to choosing your next holiday destination. But where’s the best place to go for travel advice? Here’s what our readers told us. 

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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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Get 18 days off in 2017 without using all your holiday allowance

Need a holiday? Get 18 days off in 2017 without using all your holiday allowance.

Once we’ve got Christmas out of the way it’s time to start planning your next holiday move. Or is it? We’ve been looking at the calendar for 2017 and we think you should start planning now, especially if you have …

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The World First Wander: the best in travel blogging

The World First Wander: the best in travel blogging Welcome to another World First Wander, our regular look at the best in travel blogging from around the world. As always it’s compiled by Tristan Rothwell, the man who scours the internet …

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The World First Wander: the best of this week's travel blogs

The World First Wander: the best of this week’s travel blogs

The World First Wander: the best of this week's travel blogs Welcome to another World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel blogging and writing. As always it’s compiled by Tristan Rothwell, the man …

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Heading off on your hols? Are you #PassportAware?

Last year, according to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, it was estimated that more than 21,000 British Passports were reported lost or stolen. And who is it that picks up the pieces, sorts out emergency travel docs and makes sure …

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Aerial view of Rio De Janeiro. Corcovado mountain with statue of Christ the Redeemer urban areas of Botafogo and Centro Sugarloaf mountain.

10 top tips for travelling to Rio

10 top tips for travelling to Rio The sporting escapades are underway in Brazil. Whether you are going to see them for yourself or simply want to soak up the samba atmosphere along the Copacabana, here are ten quick tips …

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This Week’s Top Travel Bloggers – the World First Wander.

This Week’s Top Travel Bloggers - the World First Wander. Welcome to another World First Wander, our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel blogging and writing. As always it’s compiled by Tristan Rothwell, the man who …

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Improve your holiday with these 10 apps

Improve your holiday with these 10 apps Time was, you’d take only a paperback and a polaroid camera on holiday. The only reason to phone home was because you’d forgot to ask your neighbour to feed your cat. Today, thanks …

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