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Welcome to the weekend! Sydney's Narabeen Beach would be perfect for a day like today. Relaxation defined...… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
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Time for a feel-good Friday #DailyEscape! This stunning view of Kauai, Hawaii should get you ready for the weekend! pic.twitter.com/FiwCRVTU5p
 
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One of our favourite secluded spots in the world is Cathedral Cove on the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand - gor… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 

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Qatar to develop floating hotels for World Cup

Mike Potter
28 June, 2013 by Mike Potter

Qatar is considering building floating hotels and luxury villas off the coast of Doha in order to facilitate the number of tourists expected to visit during the 2022 football World Cup. Plans for the new development, Oryx Island, were unveiled earlier last month by property group Barwa Real Estate.  The new ...

No Glasto ticket? 5 wild festival alternatives

Marisa Thomas
27 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Those of us sitting at our desks today are likely to encounter an annoying amount of photos of our friends pitching up tents and showing off their festival fashions on Facebook today. As the festival season turns it up to 11 with Glastonbury kicking off this weekend, you may be ...

‘The Beach’ still inspiring Brits to fly to Thailand

Marisa Thomas
27 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Thirteen years on from the movie’s release, The Beach is still inspiring Brits to book flights to Thailand, according to a survey carried out by British Airways.  A mighty 40 per cent of the 2,000 Brits surveyed named the hit film, which is based in Thailand, as the top movie ...

Copenhagen named ‘World’s Most Livable City’

Marisa Thomas
27 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Copenhagen has been ranked the world’s best city to live in for the second time on the Most Livable Cities Index. The capital of Denmark’s creative environment, green initiatives, international connectivity and relaxed lifestyle all contributed to the city being named the most livable in world. The Danish city beat Melbourne ...

Stunning abandoned locations around the world

Jan Moys
26 June, 2013 by Jan Moys

All over the world there are buildings and structures that have long passed their sell-by-date but are still remarkable to look at. Abandoned and derelict sites can be found thoughout this planet, and many are considerably more intriguing and beautiful than when they were in use. From neglected ships to dilapidated ...

BA to trial paperless bag tagging

Victoria Hampton
26 June, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

British Airways has announced that it is to trial a new electronic bag tagging system. The new system could mean the end of paper tags on luggage for flights to the USA, Europe, and the rest of the world if the trial is successful. The current system uses paper tags to ...

Machu Picchu voted world’s best landmark

Ree Saunders
26 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

TripAdvisor has named Machu Picchu the world’s best landmark at the inaugural Travellers’ Choice Attraction Awards. The winners were chosen based on millions of reviews and opinions from travellers on TripAdvisor’s site. The Peruvian landmark claimed the top spot in the Top 10 World Landmarks category, followed by Angkor Wat, Cambodia ...

Paris Men’s Fashion Week takes to the runway

Marisa Thomas
26 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Earlier in the month London and Milan proved that fashion is no longer dominated by womenswear, putting on menswear shows that could easily rival any of the major fashion weeks. This week, the fashion circus flies to Paris to wow the crowds, and if the opening day schedule is anything ...

Courting success: Tennis holidays with the stars

Jan Moys
25 June, 2013 by Jan Moys

The start of Wimbledon has us reaching for our tennis rackets every year, and with the 2013 competition already in full swing, it seems fitting that we take a look at what great tennis holidays there are on offer. South West London isn’t the only place for great tennis this ...

Foreign Office updates advice for Egypt and Brazil

Kathy McLeman
25 June, 2013 by Kathy McLeman

The Foreign Office has updated its advice for tourists planning on travelling to either Egypt or Brazil, following protests in both countries. Protests have taken part in several of Brazil’s cities during this month and a series of large protests are now planned for Cairo, Alexandria and other Egyptian cities, ...

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