I Don’t Care If Your Holiday To Thailand Is Ruined, Show Some Respect.

After the sad death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Thailand, the famously monarchist country has gone into a period of mourning, which has prompted many Western tourists to complain that their holidays have been ruined. King Bhumibol Adulyadej died on

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Tripadvisor Is Finally Stopping Ticket Sales To Irresponsible Wildlife Attractions. But Is It Enough?

Tripadvisor has finally announced that it is to end its practice of selling tickets to cruel and unethical wildlife attractions, but is it too little too late? And is it enough?  Tripadvisor, the once proud review site and now the

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Hitting The Language Barrier Hard.

Languages are hard. Really hard. I’ve never had a knack for them and ever since my bombastic French teacher at school decided my head was better as target practice for her board rubber rather than as a repository for the

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10 Things You Have To See And Do In Granada.

Granada is a huge cosmopolitan city with a ton of things to keep even the most ardent traveller occupied for weeks. Here are the top ten best things to see and do to help you maximise your time here. Granada

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The Seductive Soul Of Triana, Seville.

My time in Seville was made all the more special by a visit to a small, local neighbourhood that most tourists don’t make the time to see.   Despite the frankly uninspired and borderline delapidated bus station I loved Seville from the

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Travel Safety Advice For Arriving At A New Destination.

For many travellers, arriving in a new city or country for the first time is often when they are at their most vulnerable, especially for those travelling solo. Here are some basic but expert travel safety tips that will decrease

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The Good And The Bad Of Elephant Tourism In Sri Lanka.

Elephant Safaris are a major part of Sri Lanka’s eco tourism industry, but are they all as responsible as they claim to be? Sri Lanka is renowned for having one of the most biodiverse and species rich countries on the

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