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25 May

30 activities to do in Europe this summer

Guess what? The weather is warming up in Europe. Winning! Scratching your head with what things to do in Europe this summer? We’ve compiled a little list for you to get your A into G and to help you get a move on with sussing your travel plans. Guess what? The weather is warming up in Europe. Winning! Scratching your head with what things to do in Europe this summer? We’ve compiled a little list for you to get your A into G and to help you get a move on with sussing your travel plans. Read more…

24 May

15 Facts About Anzac Day

This year marks the 102nd anniversary of the Anzac’s landing on Gallipoli shores to fight the Turkish in the First World War. Every year on the 25th of April, Australians and New Zealanders celebrate Anzac Day and gather to remember and honour the fallen and pay their respects. Visiting Gallipoli on Anzac Day is very much a one of kind experience as you get to attend the dawn service, memorial sites and experience the stunning atmosphere that takes you back in time to an era that has shaped Australia’s and New
Zealand’s history.

Here are 15 facts about Anzac Day, some that are unknown facts about the Anzac’s and Anzac Day.

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May

ANZAC Day 2014 – A Day To Remember

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ANZAC Day: A Brief Outline

ANZAC Day is perhaps one of the most important national days of remembrance in New Zealand and Australia.

ANZAC Day is a national holiday in both Australia and New Zealand to commemorate the soldiers you who served in all wars or conflicts throughout history. ANZAC Day falls on 25th April, the day in which Australian and New Zealand forces first landed at Gallipoli, Turkey during the First World War.

A Brief History Of ANZAC Day

The ANZAC’s (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps), together with forces from Great Britain, British India and France, landed at Gallipoli on 25th April 1915, in an attempt to recapture Constantinople, now Istanbul, which was under the reign of the Ottoman Empire, who were allies of the German forces.

Though the landing was unsuccessful, with considerable casualties numbering in their thousands, the attempt became a powerful symbol to Australia and New Zealand, highlighting the bravery of the men who had lost their lives in the battle.

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10 Mar

8 Interesting Facts About Pamukkale

Pamukkale is a traveller’s delight and a geological phenomenon. It is a town in western Turkey best known for its mineral-rich thermal waters that flow down the bright white terraces of a steep valley side. Next to this is Hierapolis, an ancient Roman spa city founded around 190B.C. The ruins there contain a pristine theatre and a necropolis with tombs that expanse for 2km. With such a unique combination of natural and man-made marvels, it’s little wonder that Pamukkale-Hierapolis is such a tourist hotspot.

When visiting Turkey, Pamukkale is must! Intrigued? Here are 8 interesting facts about Pammukale.

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03 Feb

Travel Talk Destinations Show

So, you may have heard about this Destinations Show? What is it, you ask? It is the only FREE travel, culture and entertainment show in London and is the first of its kind. It will be held on Saturday 18th February from 10am – 6pm at the Ibis Hotel Earls Court and will comprise of a jam-packed schedule. For more information on this event and to RSVP go here.

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25 Jan

Why every Antipodean should visit Gallipoli on ANZAC Day

It’s almost that time of year again for everyone to wear the red poppy. The reason we wear the red poppy? These flowers grew on the battlefields after World War I ended and is now used as a symbol of commemoration.

ANZAC Day, which falls on the 25th April each year, is a day which is very important for a lot of Aussie and Kiwis. It is a day of remembrance for the soldiers who fought and died at Gallipoli, Turkey in 1915.

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24 Jun

Why You Should Spend Your Money On Travel

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“Travel while you’re young and able. Don’t worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be.” – This quote really rings home. Life is too short to not travel and the world is too large to not want to travel. We ought to spend our money on experiences such as travel instead of things such as a new car.  Experiences can offer a life time of gratifying memoirs. The things we obtain in life, in the other instance, rapidly become familiar and forgotten to us.

Here are some reasons as to why you should spend your money on travel.

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03 Jun

15 quotes that will make you want to travel NOW

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Travel is not just a movement; it is progression – progression of you. There is always an excuse; not enough money, not enough time, I’ve never travelled before, I’m stuck with my job, I don’t have anyone to go with, travelling is too dangerous and the list goes on. We should all travel but our greatest limitations are from within. Travel is stepping out of your comfort zone into the unknown. Travelling the globe offers fascinating fundamentals that will enable us develop and discover ourselves. Consequently, it is imperative to stop making justifications and hit the highway. One word: Wanderlust (n.) A strong desire or urge to wander or travel and explore the world.

Here are 15 quotes that will make to want to travel the world now!

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27 May

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List For 2016

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The ultimate travel bucket list for 2016 – Where to begin? It’s almost June, which means that the start of the prime season for impressive summer ventures throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle is about to commence. It’s hard to confine a selection of travel bucket list ideas because once you get the travelling bug, the list goes on, and on, and on. Travel is: fun, adventure, freedom, joyful, broadens the mind, feeds our soul plus more all rolled into one. It is one of our utmost treasures, and we should all have a travel bucket list. Here’s 10 ultimate bucket list ideas for 2016.

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20 May

Ways To Cut Your Costs To Save Money To Travel

So, you want to travel but you have no money saved to go? You see your friends’ photos of them travelling the world, you see various Instagram and Facebook travel photos and then you dream of where you want to go. Well … make it happen. The most difficult thing about going travelling is finding the money to do it. It’s a gigantic mountain to hike for sure, but it doesn’t have to be tough. With a few life-style changes and choices, you’ll be able to make your travel dreams become a reality in no time. The following are some fab tips on ways to cut your costs to save money to travel.

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