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Three beautiful sights, three incredible sunsets. We want to know, where you go for the… instagram.com/p/BaTg0kPnjPl/
 
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A soothing sight for Sunday, imagine the relaxing sounds at the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia for our #DailyEscape pic.twitter.com/RnYnyu6V0c
 
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We're off to Queensland's Rainbow Beach for today's #DailyEscape It's a way to go, but boy is it worth it! #Traveltwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Fancy heading to the Big Apple in style? Stay at the 5* Carlyle and start 2018 right! #DealOfTheDaytwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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We've got that #FridayFeeling and thinking holidays! So where to this Winter? The sunshine of #Australia or the ma… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Playa Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica is our #DailyEscape today, with soft sands & idyllic views of lush greenery and… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Hans Christian Andersen put it well, don't you think? #Travel #TBT #TravelQuotes #LuxuryTravelinstagram.com/p/BaJMznmnlf4/
 
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#DealOfTheDay Save 60% at Sandals Barbados & experience luxury and romance staying in a Crystal Lagoon Suite! Call… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Here's some #WanderlustWednesday inspiration for you... Visit the surfer's paradise of Su Giudeu beach, you won't… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Looking for some winter sun inspiration? Try Cambodia and you could find yourself here, on Koh… instagram.com/p/BaD8nSjnQEo/
 
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Get your #MondayMotivation with dreams of private island luxury at Palm Island, St Vincent & The Grenadines...… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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#DailyEscape time to start your chilled out Sunday right! Today we head to New Zealand and the soothing sight of Su… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 

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Top tips for female travellers

When you first step foot in a new and exciting country, it’s instinctive to want to throw caution to the wind and forget about potential dangers, as well as the religious customs and unfamiliar cultural expectations that can slip up a novice traveller. However, for anyone planning an exotic holiday to sunnier climes, it’s wise to do your homework and it's a fact that women need to travel with a little special care.

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Be sensible if you’re wanting to explore a country alone. Pretty much all hotels and resorts offer organised group excursions, which are a much better bet than venturing off into the unknown. Some destinations such as the Caribbean are especially geared up for independent travellers, as most visitors opt for hotel-arranged rather than independent excursions. In addition, know what the dress etiquette is before you head out on an excursion or to the beach. 


A country’s religion is a good indicator of its propriety. As a general rule, if a country is Muslim, stick to the resort/hotel beach if you’re sunbathing and don’t go topless. And for religious sites such as the Vatican in Rome, make sure you cover your shoulders and wear a long skirt or trousers.


Vietnam

There are some particularly great countries for lone female travellers. These include Vietnam, which has really opened up to tourism over the last few years, and is now known as an off-beat alternative to Thailand. It’s very friendly and welcoming. What’s more, the shopping and spa treatments are out of this world! The small city-state of Singapore is also a great place to travel, with one of the lowest crime rates in the world.

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