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Confessions Of A Travel Blogger. I Ate Fast Food!

I am a backpacker and proud of it. I have travelled the world for over twenty years, immersed myself in local cultures, travelled slowly and ethically, I am proud of that traveller status, yet on a recent trip I committed

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The Truth About Airline Compensation Claims.

The rules and laws for claiming compensation from airlines when flights are delayed or cancelled are complicated enough, but the airlines themselves are taking advantage of that situation and refusing to pay out legitimate claims for delayed or cancelled flights. Here is the truth of what airlines are really doing with your claims and why you need to hold them to account.

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Posted in Travel Advice, Travel Talk

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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Do Airlines Need To Be Legally Held To Account For Letting Passengers Down?

Despite being a legal imperative as well as a professional and ethical one, many airlines are continuing to flout and ignore the law and are refusing to live up to their obligations toward passenger care and compensation when things go wrong. Is it about time they are held to account?

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My Growing Frustration And Anger With Egyptian Tourism.

I am growing increasingly frustrated with Egypt as a country, with illegal buildings encroaching onto the Giza plateau and other hitorical and cultural sites, and think that if it is not careful, it will not only destroy its own tourism industry but more importantly lose some of history’s greatest treasures forever.

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A Gap Year In Space: The Next Frontier Of Space Travel.

Space tourism is becoming an increasing reality, and it won’t be too long before taking a gap year into space may become not just possible, but actually feasible. Until then, the spirit and determination of explorers and travellers will be needed to forge ahead into the next frontier of space travel.

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How Travel Styles Can Change. And How That Is Okay.

For any backpacker who has travelled for any length of time they may have noticed that the way they travel changed over time. I travelled the world throughout my twenties, then my thirties, and had an amazing time doing it. But as I approach travelling the world in my forties I am starting to reflect more and more on how different my experiences were from when I first started travelling to now, how the way I travel has changed, and how that is okay!

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