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Flights To Cairo Suspended Amid ‘Security Concerns’. What Is Happening And What You Need To Know.

British Airways and Lufthansa have cancelled all flights between Heathrow, Frankfurt and Munich and Cairo, citing unspecified ‘security concerns’, but what is actually happening and what are your rights as a passenger if you were due to fly to Cairo?

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We All Have Bad Days When Travelling. And That’s Okay.

There is a definite perception, probably fuelled by the rose tinted lenses of social media, that when we are travelling everything is perfect, every moment is an Instagram moment and we are all perfectly happy all of the time. Well that isn’t true, life isn’t like that at all, but the important thing to remember is that no one should really expect it to be.

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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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