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The Turks and Caicos Islands are the very definition of a Caribbean paradise, with sun, sea, and sand providing the perfect place to kick back and relax. However, it’s not all about the sandy white beaches, and there’s plenty to enjoy for the more active holidaymakers, such as boat trips, scuba diving, and snorkelling. Here are five of our favourite things to do in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Grace Bay Beach Grace Bay is not just the number one beach in Turks and Caicos, it’s the number one beach in the world! That’s according...

10 Of The World’s Strangest Tourist Attractions Let’s face it; holidays are for having fun and one of the best ways to do that is to visit one or more tourist attractions whilst you’re away. From family-friendly attractions to those a little more adult-focussed, you won’t struggle to find numerous ways to fill your days but it’s always interesting to take a look at what there is a little outside of the norm. Citybase Apartments recently launched an infographic which looks at the world’s strangest tourist...

Arranging your travel insurance certainly isn’t something which sounds all that exciting – and will without question not be the highlight of your pre-holiday prep. However, ensuring you’re safe to travel is just as important as having enough luggage with you when you go. To make this process easier, why not follow these five easy steps? It could make arranging travel insurance considerably easier when push comes to shove. Check Out What Kind of Jabs You’ll Need – And Get Them There are all sorts of crazy diseases spread out...

Set amid jewel blue sea, the 89 islands, reefs and islets of the Kornati National Park create a true nautical paradise. If you want to take in all of these islands then your slalom sailing skills will be well and truly put to the test. About the Kornati National Park The idea for creating a National Park in Kornati was first mooted in 1965. From the very beginning, the aim with this national park was to preserve a region of unspoiled natural beauty. Sheep farming and wine making used to be the main pursuits on these islands, however now...

Around the world in 15 National Spirits When we think of ‘culture’ we all too often use it as a synonym for music, film and the fine arts, but a true look into a nation’s soul requires contemplation of everything the people cultivate – from language and gestures to food and drink. Of course, you won’t learn everything there is to know about a country by sitting at home with a bottle of tequila and a sombrero, but enlightening yourself on the drinking preferences of far-flung places can provide a little window on the world and...

How’s your Nepali? Not too hot? Well, never mind – spoken languages makeup but a fraction of the way we communicate, and some minds just weren’t built to absorb them. If you find that you’re fortunate enough to spend a lot of time travelling, you’ll discover that listening and observing is half the battle when it comes to being involved with the world around you. Whatever forgettable phrases they may print in the guidebooks are rarely comparable to the way the locals of any given area communicate with each other. Hand gestures...

With train tickets prices skyrocketing and a record number of daily commuters spending over £5,000 in a year on their train travelling (add that too, with no guarantee of a seat!) – people have desperately started looking for some good deals and discounts that can help them save money on their daily commuting. Trainline App has worked its way among the consumers with its go-to solution for saving money on train tickets. The app gives you the privilege to be in control, even when the plan changes as it allows you to access live platform...

Wherever you travel around the world, no matter how far or how exotic, from time to time you need to check back in with the basics: a cup of coffee, some WiFi, perhaps even a slice of pie. This needn’t be a mundane moment in your otherwise thrilling trip, however, as many of the most desirable cities are host to iconic coffee shops that you’ll recognize from perhaps your favourite TV shows and movies. These quiet moments when you catch your breath in the middle of an adventurous day can form at least a classic Instagram moment –...

The responsibility that comes with deciding where to take your family on holiday is huge. Do you decide to go for somewhere that pretty much guarantees a suntan or somewhere more known for its culture and heritage Choosing to holiday in the UK, whether it’s for a short weekend away or even a couple of weeks, is a great option for many families these days. When you factor in the expensive flights and high exchange rates during the summer for holidays abroad, you can find that most of your budget is soaked up. 2016 is a quintessential...

10 Etiquette Rules for Flying Economy Class They say there’s something special about flying first class, but most of us mere mortals would rather save the extra cash for our destination and put up with the struggle of economy class instead. A couple of hours of meaningless struggle are usually well compensated by the number of fancy dinners, beachside cocktails and museum entries that the difference will cover. But with planes filling up, tempers rising, and butts getting bigger (scientific fact!) the more refined 21st-century economy...