All-Inclusive Holidays – Yes or No?


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    An all-inclusive holiday can be a far easier option for people going on holiday. They will include accommodation, food and often transportation as well. The accommodation might be the flights, the transfer to the accommodation upon arrival, or both. All-inclusive can be a good way to travel if you are looking for a relaxing break. You won’t have to think about anything once you arrive, as the basics will already be covered. If you want to do any other activities, you can simply book them in without having to question what you will do for food or transport. The trouble with all inclusive is the lack of freedom it might...

    Packing a Backpack for your First Travel Adventure


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    That first step into transitioning from holidays to travelling is scary. How is it going to be different? Will it be as much fun? How is it possible to budget? One of the first steps is to make sure you are packing well and taking the right things with you. Make sure you have the right backpack in the first place – this one is essential. Choose a backpack that is easy for you to carry, or it will just become too difficult to take around with you. If it means getting  smaller one, you will just have to manage. It is much more important to have a backpack that...

    How to Take the Stress out of a Holiday


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    A holiday should be something fun for everyone. However, we all know it just isn’t always that simple, especially if you are going away with children. Here are some tips for a stress-free trip: Travel with as little as possible. You will enjoy yourself much more if you are not weighed down by luggage. Plan, but not too much. You should have a good idea about what you can do and how to get around. Play it by ear a little bit as well though, as it’s more fun that way. Make sure you do what you want to do. There are many options for activities in various countries. Pick...

    Is Travelling in South America Safe?


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    Some parts of South America have got themselves a bad reputation for safety. Places like Brazil and Colombia can often leave people a little nervous about their safety. Yet there are some stunning things to see there, so you don’t want to avoid these places based on fear. Here are some points to consider on safety in South America: There are some very unsafe areas – but you find these in most parts of the world. Don’t let it put you off. Be vigilant at all times. Carry valuable in a money belt rather than in a backpack. Always be on the lookout for anybody acting suspiciously and keep a...

    Some Ways to Minimise your Impact on the Environment When Travelling


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    Going on holiday or a travel adventure can be damaging for the environment. The air travel, the car fumes, the activities you choose to do… they can all have consequences for animals and the environment. If you are going to travel in the most environmentally-friendly way possible, here are some thoughts to consider: Travel on public transport. Buses and trains and much better for the environment than lots of cars. This helps to reduce harmful emissions. Stay in eco lodges or hotels. Research them first and see how good their green credentials really are. Check for things like how they collect their water and the activities they offer. Walk as...