Entries in travel (310)

Tuesday
Oct312017

5 Halloween Festivals around the World 

Happy Halloween! Halloween has quickly grown to become one of the most internationally celebrated festivities around. Whilst most of us simply love to dress up and go trick or treating, there are some places in the world where the holiday has deep traditional roots. Read on to learn about some of the world’s most ghoulish Halloween festivals.  

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Thursday
Oct262017

Amazing Libraries from Around the  World

Let’s face it; we should probably all go to the library a bit more than we do. They offer a quiet and peaceful escape from the outside world, where you can get lost in a book, or just reflect. They act as cultural gathering places, and the world’s greatest minds have studied beneath their ceilings. Here are some of the world’s most amazing libraries!

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Thursday
Oct192017

The Best Places For Tea Around the  Globe

So much more than a refreshing beverage, tea has served as both a means to de-stress and a conversation accompanist for centuries. It is consumed by millions around the world every day, and reminds us that although it may seem like we are vast and secluded, we are in fact much closer and much more similar than it may seem.

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Tuesday
Oct172017

Unlikely Animal  Friends

In this article we take a look at unlikely pairings of animals that seem to benefit from one another’s company, from over-protective ants to hitchhiking fish we explore the world of symbioses and discover why certain species tolerate their companions.

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Monday
Oct162017

5 Amazing Movie Locations 

Films can be the ultimate form of escapism; you can immerse yourself in the drama of someone else’s life and experiences and visit exotic locations and sometimes even other worlds all without leaving your sofa. In this article we tell you how you can visit these locations for real!

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Friday
Oct132017

Quiz: Do You Know The Country From This  Picture?

You may have travelled all corners of the Earth, but can YOU tell these countries just from the picture? Take the quiz to find out how much you know!

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Wednesday
Oct112017

Why You Should Volunteer in your University  Holidays:

So you’ve packed your bags, moved into your new accommodation and the University year has started. You’re just looking over your timetable for the year, when you suddenly notice a 4 month long gap – that’s right, the summer holiday of all summer holidays. It can be hard to know what to do with all of that free time, but don’t worry; here we’ve come up with some reasons as to why you should to volunteer in your University holidays for a life changing experience!

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Monday
Oct092017

Top 5 Jaw Dropping  Beaches

The vastness of our planet is reflected in its beaches, and there is a setting for all. From the tranquil stillness of remote Island tides, to roaring waves of Northern lands, here we explore the top 5 breath-taking beaches across the globe in, all their different forms:

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Wednesday
Oct042017

The Mental Health Benefits of Nature and the Great  Outdoors

The effect nature has on personal well-being is impossible to ignore. Whether it’s a walk around the park, a hike with loved ones or an adventure half way around the world, everyone has experienced the incredible boost received after a one-on-one with the great outdoors. Read on to find out the positive benefits nature has on our mental health.

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Monday
Oct022017

5 Benefits of Teaching  Abroad

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller, have spent some time studying abroad, or are yet to leave your hometown, teaching abroad is an unmissable experience. It gives you the chance to make a real impact to local communities, all whilst making lifelong friends and either valuable teaching experience or a TEFL Qualification – you get to travel the world and come back with more than you left with, what more can you want? Here are 5 reasons you should teach abroad:

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Tuesday
Sep262017

Nature’s Greatest  Travellers

While some animals live in roughly the same area for their entire lives, other species need to move around in order to survive. This article takes a look at some of these animals that show extreme endurance and embark on journeys that put even the toughest marathon runners to shame.

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Monday
Sep252017

5 Cool Travel  Careers

If travelling is one of your passions in life you might be wondering how you could turn it into a career and potentially make it a lifestyle. There are many careers out there that allow you to travel the world; here we talk you through 5 of the best!

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Wednesday
Sep202017

The dark side of wildlife  souvenirs

Everyone likes to buy souvenirs to bring home with them after their travels; they can be a great way to remember your trip. However, some of the souvenirs on offer around the world have a dark secret and could be seriously harming the local wildlife.

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Thursday
Sep142017

Travelling The Silk  Road

For many, the term “The Silk Road” evokes the image of a myth-laden landscape on whose path many legendary figures have trodden: from Marco Polo to Kublai Khan, its terrains have seen the migration of goods and ideas across the centuries. Why did it end and what does it look like today? Read on for our modern-day guide to the Silk Road!

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Thursday
Sep072017

Top 5 Countries to Visit for Birdwatching 

Birds are amazing creatures that are extremely diverse and interesting. From the smallest hummingbird to the tallest ostrich, from seed-eating sparrows to sloth-eating harpy eagles, this article talks you through some of the most interesting birds in the world and the amazing countries where you can find them.

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