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Well now, there’s a good idea!

British Airways (our affiliate friends) have become the first UK airline to trial the use of biometric technology for international flights, enabling customers taking part in the trial to travel through the airport ‘smartly’ without having to show their passport. Customers who sign up to take part in the airline’s trial from London Heathrow Terminal…

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The search for Southwest Airlines

One of the travel sites that we visit regularly is ViewFromTheWing.com, run by the erudite, clever and funny Gary Leff. If you want to squeeze the best travel deals - especially when it comes to maximizing your credit card spend, you should really subscribe to his blog. But here, if you're a fan of…

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Top travel tips for eco-conscious travelers

Before you pack your bags and start your journey, make sure you travel with the planet in mind and do so responsibly. Traveling is a fantastic experience, but wherever you go, you should consider ways of giving back to the people and the places you visit. Our affiliate friends World Nomads offers you the…

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Go green. Top flight-free travel tips for travelling in Europe by train.

We live in North America, but have lived in other parts of the world, too. It still boggles our minds how so many the residents of this part of Mother Earth still cling to the idea that a fossil-fuel burning vehicle is the way to go when it comes to getting around. Admittedly, some have…

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Airstream dreams

Once again, we write about camping. If you haven't tried it, what are you waiting for? We would imagine that many don't like the idea of sleeping on wet grass, or fighting off the horde of mosquitos that camping implies, but there are ways around that by upgrading to 21st century technology that's been around…

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Your palace is now open again

The Ochre City of Marrakech presents a tale of two cities. Vibrant arts and culture, world class golf courses and fashionable night life, juxtaposed with spiritual mystique, beautiful gardens, Andalusian architecture and traditional souks. And, the sumptuous Royal Villa at the Oberoi Marrakech Resort (our affiliate friends) has finally reopened after a two-year closure. []…

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for…

...sunscreen! And ice cream! In most parts of the world (as of now) we're saying hello to Mr. Blue Skies. And it's way overdue. Even with residual Covid masks still being recommended, we can almost feel back to normal . . almost. But, when you choose a nice sunny place to spend…

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