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You have planned every bit of your holiday, and have been waiting impatiently for weeks or months for it to arrive.  What can go wrong?  We all know this instinctively – safety whilst travelling, starting with your accommodation. Hidden cost of discount offers These days there are so many discount offers on hotel rooms that it is indeed very tempting to save money by purchasing whatever appears the cheapest.  Whilst there are genuine offers out there, some rooms are cheap because there is a risk of your safety being compromised. ...

Cambodia is a country that has suffered immensely, and it’s only recently that life seems to have turned a – albeit small – corner for its people. It is a country that is on the up, and has been dubbed the “next Vietnam” in terms of its popularity as a tourist destination for those wanting to head a little off the beaten track and explore Asia. My advice to you: visit now while this beautiful country is still relatively untarnished by the tourist trade. It really is a hidden gem, with a history that will blow your mind, people...

Pubs have changed. Especially (but not exclusively) in London and it leaves us wondering whether it was demand that changed the face of pubs or the fact that a few led the masses and those that did not change felt left out. Maybe they are the same thing. Whatever the reason, pubs across the country have had a drastic overhaul in the last decade – some good, some bad. After much analysis (it didn’t take a lot) we have come up with a list of some of the noticeable changes over the last decade. No Smoking There was huge opposition to...

Norwegian Delight Norway has been defined as “The Land of the Midnight Sun” and “The Land of Northern Lights”. It is a multi-cultural country and its population comprises of Norwegians, Sami People, Norwegian Finns and Russians. It is a densely populated country due to its extreme winter season which lasts for six months, that is, October to April. Norway is attracting a lot of foreigners as a place of employment because of its natural beauty and outdoor opportunities. Norway has become a hub of oil companies, investing in its...

Staying healthy on vacation is often a challenge, but it’s not impossible. When traveling, follow these tips to help you stay healthy. Boost Your Immune System Catching a cold or other illness while on the road is common, since you encounter more people, often eat differently than normal, and can become exposed to unfamiliar viruses. In fact, one out of five airplane passengers acquire a cold after traveling. To help prevent getting sick while on your vacation, take necessary precautions to boost your immune system during the week...

All homes are designed to be beautiful. Time, changes by previous owners and normal wear from the family can all start to take away from the original appearance of the exterior and interior of the house. A clean and beautiful home is a more enjoyable place to live and tends to have a higher property value. Homeowners can take several steps to maintain the beauty of a house. Landscaping Landscaping and yard work contributes greatly to the beauty of a home. The lawn and yard require regular maintenance. This includes pruning bushes, planting...

One of the staples for any holiday is wandering around museums and finding out about the local history. However, this can soon become tiring if the museums aren’t particularly enthralling. Luckily there exists a host of quirky, weird and downright bizarre museums dotted around the world, which promise to excite and confuse visitors. But what are they, and where? We’ve drawn up a list of the World’s Most Interesting Museums, so you can begin your (unconventional) quest for knowledge! The Mutter Museum, USA Filled with all manner...

It may be romantic to close your eyes, point your finger on a map of Britain and just turn up where it lands. But in the real world, there is a certain amount of pre-trip planning you’ll have to do if you want your holiday to be a success. So don’t throw out your travel guide and skip your appointment with the nurse for your jabs just yet. Here’s how to inject a sense of adventure into your trip while making sure you prepare for the important things. Getting off the tourist trail Nobody want to travel through Britain and only see...

Men love food and men love beer. It was only a matter of time before a list appeared that informs us men, or women who love them, exactly what kind of beers will go well with just about any kind of food that can possibly be prepared. While there are all sorts of nuances and subtle flavors that can be explored and debated by the beer expert, here, we will take a look at some mildly-exotic beers that you can count on as staple drinks for virtually every meal you take. We will also skip over some of the more obvious selections such as Budweiser...

After the tremendous success of the biography, it was only a matter of time before a movie was made to celebrate the Apple icon -Steve Jobs. Banking on the roller-coaster life story of Steve Jobs, this 120-minute feature can just not attempt to be impartial, while telling the story of the founder of Apple Inc. But then who cares? People who will queue for tickets at the box office for this movie have already chosen Jobs as their hero and would hardly tolerate a neutral tale to be told. The movie starts off with a bang, where Steve Jobs...