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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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The return of the miserable weather certainly calls for a #WanderlustWednesday #DailyEscape! How we dream of Greece… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 

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British paraglider to fly off Mount Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Jan Moys
28 January, 2013 by Jan Moys

British paraglider Squash Falconer is set to become one of the first paragliders to fly off Mount Kilimanjaro. She will join 100 other paragliders who are attempting to raise $1 million for African charities by jumping off the mountain. Falconer hit the headlines in 2012 when she became the first ...

Air Canada awarded four star rating

Air Canada Clemmie
28 January, 2013 by Clemmie

UK research firm Skytrax has awarded Air Canada a four-star ranking, making the airline the only international carrier in North America to receive the well respected status. The coveted rating is awarded to airlines that pass a detailed quality analysis conducted by Skytrax. Air Canada was tested on onboard product, ...

The wildlife wonders of David Attenborough’s Africa

David Ree Saunders
28 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

As Britain prepares to sit down and watch the penultimate episode of Sir David Attenborough’s outstanding Africa series this week, we thought we would take a look at some of the amazing discoveries Attenbourgh's newest show has treated us to this year. From surprisingly social rhinos, to turtle hatchlings trying ...

Istanbul to build world’s biggest airport

Istanbul Ree Saunders
25 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Authorities in Turkey have unveiled plans to build the largest airport in the world. The airport will be built in Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city, and is estimated to cost over €7 billion. Turkey’s minister for transport, maritime affair and communication, Binali Yildrim, confirmed the plans this week. The airport will ...

Record number of tourists visited Hawaii in 2012

Hawaii Hula Ree Saunders
25 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Hawaii saw a record number of people visit the tropical paradise in 2012. Just under 8 million tourists headed to the Aloha State last year, generating  $14.3 million for Hawaii’s tourism industry. The latest data released from the Hawaii Tourism Authority showed a ten per cent increase in visitors compared ...

Fly to Florida for the annual snake hunt

Python Jan Moys
25 January, 2013 by Jan Moys

Hundreds of amateur hunters have made their way to Florida this month for Florida’s first annual snake hunt. The snake hunt, known as The Python Challenge, is an open competition held by the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which hopes to catch and kill invasive Burmese pythons. The Python Challenge is ...

Happy Australia Day! 10 weird facts about Aussies

Australia1 Jan Moys
25 January, 2013 by Jan Moys

With Australia Day almost upon us we thought we'd take a look at some of the quirks of our cousins down under. From world-beating fences to beer-swilling prime ministers, this is a country with a few surprises up its sleeve. Here are our ten favourite weird facts about the land ...

Norway wants visitors to share their screams

Norway Ree Saunders
24 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

VisitNorway has launched a new campaign that asks people to upload videos of themselves screaming to the VisitNorway website. It is all part of an attempt to make the world’s longest scream, in celebration of the famous Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch. The artist, who is most famous for his iconic ...

Tenerife prepares for Bollywood style Carnival

Feature Carnival Ree Saunders
24 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Tenerife is getting ready for the return of one of the world’s largest festivals in February. From 6th to 17th February, the Tenerife Carnival will take over the largest Canary Island for a week of celebrations. The carnival, known to most as the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, attracts people ...

Australia flying high as sporting Mecca for 2013

England rugby Mike Potter
24 January, 2013 by Mike Potter

Australia has so much to offer and if you’re going to take a trip down under, 2013 is definitely the year to do it. One of the most celebrated rivalries in international sport, The Ashes which  has been going for 21 years, is being hosted in Australia this year. Cricket fans and ...

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