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Europe In The Summer. The Best Places To Travel To In The Peak Summer Rush.

Everyone knows to avoid travelling through Europe in the height of summer, right? To avoid the vast summer holiday crowds it is always best to travel in the shoulder seasons of spring and autumn. Or is it? There is definitely a lot of truth to that advice, but that doesn’t mean you can’t travel through Europe in the summer high season. Here are the best destinations to see on the continent in the peak travel season to ensure you have the best summer ever.

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The Ultimate Guide To Gavin And Stacey Filming Locations In Barry, Wales.

Barry is a seaside resort town in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales, and more importantly than that is the setting for the iconic Gavin and Stacey TV series. But where was Gavin and Stacey filmed exactly? Here is your ultimate guide to every Gavin and Stacey filming location in Barry so you can go and see what’s occurin’ for yourselves!

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The Best Testosterone Filled Gap Year Goals For Men.

Travelling the world as a man is not always easy. And nor should it be. But being a male backpacker is awesome and for all those men travelling the world it should be a celebration of masculinity with as much testosterone fuelled adventure as possible. Here is a list of the top manliness asserting gap year goals that all men need to do on their gap year.

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How To Make Your Travels Deeper And More Meaningful.

Travel has changed drastically in the last decade, with the rise of social media and Instagram fuelling the shift to a ‘look at me’ and selfie focused way of travelling, as if travel itself is only real if it is

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15 Reasons You Need To Visit Alexandria, Egypt.

Alexandria is one of Egypt’s greatest hidden treasures, a cosmopolitan city with a Mediterranean ambiance and a legendary history largely forgotten, Alexandria is just waiting for travellers to rediscover it’s faded charm, and here are the top 10 reasons why you should add it to your Egypt itinerary. 

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5 Free Things To Do In Sydney.

Travel doesn’t have to be as expensive as you think, and even some of the most expensive destinations in the world have some amazing free sites and activities to keep even the tightest of budgets happy. Of all the traditional

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22 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Egypt. The Good And The Bad.

Egypt is one of my favourite countries in the world and I hope that my enthusiasm for the country has pursuaded many of you to ignore the mass media and come and see it for yourselves. I you are planning

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