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Which Cities Recycle The Most Travelling abroad is a luxury well-earned, and the ability to share cultural experiences in far-flung corners of the world is a wonderful aspect of modern life. However, for those of us concerned with the toll our trail takes on the environment it can be reassuring to know our destination is not just culturally rich, but ecologically responsible: there’s little more dismaying than having to respectfully watch on as less environmentally-oriented locals dump recyclable trash or drive you from A to B in a fume-chugging...

8 Travel Scams Happening Right Now in Europe and How to Avoid Them Falling victim to a scam is something we want to try and avoid in life, but when we’re on our holidays we sometimes tend to be more relaxed and naïve to the local’s way of life. Researching the laws and culture before you venture out is really important, and could potentially stop you from falling victim to many of Europe’s tourism scams. Being in ‘holiday’ mode is an exciting adventurous feeling often leading us to believe we’re invincible to danger, and not...

How People Eat Fries Around The World Whether you consider yourself to be a connoisseur of international cuisine or a microwave maestro with a signature dish you won’t change for anybody, chances are this glance over the diverse world of fries will come as a welcome primer. Broadly speaking, the art of fry garnishing can be divided into three categories: condiments, additional ingredients, and sauces. It seems that folks at the western end of the Earth prefer a condiment to bring out the flavour, with both the US and Canada opting for...

How To Book The Perfect Accommodation Booking a holiday can be an intimidating task, particularly if you’ve taken responsibility for a group to travel together. Needs and tastes can come into conflict, and while internet searches and social trends have widened the options of places to stay, sometimes the choice can be overwhelming. Be it a country cottage or urban hostel, treehouse or penthouse, each comes with its pros and cons, making them dream stays for some – and a nightmare proposition for others. Help has arrived in the form...

21 ways to beat travel sickness So you’ve set out on your travels in search of a tan, a rest, and maybe some adventure. But before you even reach your destination, you find yourself lumbered with pale skin, dizziness and nausea. Of course, you know this feeling from before – it’s the dreaded motion sickness that’s long blighted journeys by road, sea, or air. Travel sickness is a common condition, though which means friendly advice and folk wisdom abound on the internet. While there’s no universal remedy, there are plenty of effective...

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Anyone can have the chance of experiencing culture shock – from those on short or long vacation trips to even those who move permanently abroad to a new country, but apparently experiencing culture shock isn’t necessarily a bad thing and can actually be good for us. window._aybollw=window._aybollw||[];_aybollw.push(["id", "10140"]); ...

No matter how much planning you do for your next travel trip, you can’t really plan for what the weather will be like. Sometimes you’ll hit it lucky and have perfect weather, whilst other times you may end up spending your whole holiday stuck in a treacherous rainstorm. window._aybollw=window._aybollw||[];_aybollw.push(["id", "10140"]); ...

There’s a known lighthearted rivalry between the two South African cities of Johannesburg and Cape Town, but how they match up when compared with each other? window._aybollw=window._aybollw||[];_aybollw.push(["id", "10140"]); ...

Renting a car whilst abroad can be a liberating and fun way to explore the ‘real’ parts of the place you’re visiting and to find destinations out of the general tourists’ eye, but when it comes to driving there are different rules around the world that must be followed if you want to stay in line with the law. window._aybollw=window._aybollw||[];_aybollw.push(["id",...