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It’s Time To Open Up International Travel. Now.

The international travel industry is dead. After two years of being effectively shut down, then made illegal, and then have rays of hope in the form of ridiculously limited traffic light systems cruelly ripped away, international travel from the UK is once again effectively impossible. A travel industry that was already on its knees is now fighting for its last breath, with absolutely zero clinical evidence, data or justification for it. But it is not too late to revive it. Enough is enough. It is time we stopped listening to the fearmongering zealots, it is time we demand real data, it is time we stopped pandering to Covid derangement syndrome and make a real, genuine risk assessment for ourselves, and it is time we revived travel for good. It is time international travel reopened, fully and without restrictions, now, before it really is too late.

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15 Awesome Things To See And Do On A Newcastle Upon Tyne Staycation.

Newcastle Upon Tyne is not usually the top of most UK staycation lists, but it has a lot of aces up its sleeve to surprise any traveller and earn a reputation for a great UK staycation or city break destination. Here are the top 10 things for you to see and do in Newcastle.

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INNSiDE Newcastle Hotel Review, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.

Sitting on the iconic quayside of the river Tyne, INNSiDE Newcastle is the perfect midrange lifestyle hotel for a city break or staycation in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

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Visiting The World Museum In Liverpool.

The World Museum in Liverpool is quite simply one of the UKs premier museum attractions and a must see for any visitor to Liverpool. It is the jewel in the crown of one of the best city break and staycation cities in the UK, a veritable journey through the mists of history and the natural world to the unexplored reaches of space, but this epic attraction often doesn’t get the true recognition it deserves. The World Museum isn’t just an amazing UK day out but also happens to be one of my favourite places in the world! If you are looking for an amazing day out in Liverpool, here is exactly why the World Museum should be on the top of your list!

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Why Covid19 ‘Vaccine Passports’ For Travel Are Wrong.

Travel has always at it’s most fundamental level been about freedom. Over the years there have been necessary limitations on that freedom, for security needs or the purposes of public health for example, and by and large they have been reasonable and acceptable, but this newly proposed ‘vaccine passport’ for Covid19 is a step too far. It places unparalleled restrictions on our freedom to travel with no clear clinical justification, is immoral, unethical and even illegal in many countries, and should never be imposed on any traveller anywhere.

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The Ultimate Guide To Hiking The Hadrian’s Wall Path, England.

Hadrian’s Wall is one of the UKs most impressive historical attractions. Stretching over 73 miles from coast to coast, it was once the final frontier of the Roman Empire, built to defend Roman occupied England against the wild Celtic Picts. Now it is one of the most important Roman remains in Britain and one of the most iconic features of northern England, serving as one of the UKs premier hiking trails with plenty of staycation options along the way. With so much to see and do along the Hadrian Wall path here is an expert guide with some suggested itineraries to get the most out of your visit.

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Top 10 Indoor Attractions In Wales For When It’s Raining.

Wales isn’t short of amazing days out but unfortunately the weather doesn’t always cooperate when it comes to exploring the amazing outdoor spaces, so here are 10 of the best indoor days out for when it is raining.

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Hiking Madeira’s Iconic Levada Walks.

Madeira is a truly unique and diverse archipelago, and one of the best ways to explore the island’s breathtaking scenery is through its iconic levada walks. If you want to explore Madeira at a pace that suits you, here is a list of Madeira’s best levada walks for you to choose from.

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Travel After The Pandemic: Your 2021 Travel Bucket List.

After the world closed down in 2020 due to the Covid19 pandemic, travel is set to return with a vengeance in 2021! But with the world starting to open up again, the reasons for travel bans and lockdowns becoming increasingly hard to justify and everyone’s wanderlust at an all time high, where do you go? Here are your top 10 destinations for an epic bucket list filled 2021!

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The Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool’s Iconic All In One Destination.

Liverpool is already one of the UKs hottest and most exciting destinations, but hidden at the heart of this great city is a destination within a destination, a must see attraction that has it all; accommodation, world class museums, boutique shopping and great restaurants, all wrapped up in a grade 1 listed historical attraction. The Royal Albert Dock!

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