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Buckingham Palace to open to public

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Buckingham Palace is set to open to the public on July 29th. Visitors to London will be able to see the official residence of the British monarch until September 29th. The palace has served as the official London residence of Britain”s sovereigns since 1837. It evolved from a town house that was owned from the beginning of the eighteenth [...] Continue Reading…

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Transform Your Dream Holiday into Reality…

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It’s FAMILY TIME!

We’ve gotten some fantastic Perfect Holiday contest entries so far—do keep ‘em coming!

And, after further perusing your travel whims and fantasies, I’ve discovered that many of you dream not simply about secluded, romantic getaways as discussed in a previous blog: you want to get your entire families on board. What a task…

I know it seems [...] Continue Reading…

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Dublin’s attractions offer best value for money

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Dublin’s top family attractions are the least expensive in the world, according to a new survey by The Sunday Telegraph.

The newspaper examined prices charged by nine of the most popular tourist attractions in major cities around the world as well as the cost of an open-top bus ride.

In Dublin, a family of four would pay only €226 (£180) if [...] Continue Reading…

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Singapore Mid-Autumn festival

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From August 31st to September 30th, visitors to Singapore are in for some beautiful evenings as the streets of Chinatown light up for the Mid-Autumn Festival.

The festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month among Chinese communities worldwide.

It is a time of gathering and reunion for families and friends, many of whom come together to [...] Continue Reading…

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AITO: Ferry journey part of holiday

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Ferry journeys are increasingly becoming part of a holiday rather than being seen simply as a mode of transportation, the chairman of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) has said.

Derek Moore said that “travellers, particularly families, see it as part of the holiday as opposed to just a method of transport getting them to their destination”.

This was mainly [...] Continue Reading…

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West End shows should ”definitely” be on tourists” schedule

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Visitors to London should make sure that West End shows are “definitely … on the schedule”, one industry expert has said.

Ian Rumgay, European communications manager at TripAdvisor, said that BBC musical shows have “popularised [the West End] right across the board and particularly for the younger audience”.

However, he added that the appeal of the shows attracts visitors regardless of [...] Continue Reading…

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Socotra Archipelago: An unknown land

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UNESCO has listed Socotra Archipelago in Yemen as a World Heritage Site, giving Yemen the largest number of cultural and natural heritage sites in Arabia. The remote and isolated Socotra Archipelago consists of four islands and two rocky islets near the Gulf of Aden. Although it appeared in the Travels of Marco Polo, few people today visit or [...] Continue Reading…

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Measles risk in Italy, take precautions before holiday

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Britons face a risk of contracting measles in Europe this summer, with the outbreak strongest in northern Italy.

While most adult travellers are not at risk, some 15 per cent of British children have not been immunised against the disease because of unproven fears over the side effects of the combined vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), the Times [...] Continue Reading…

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Britons looking for cheaper holiday options

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The credit crunch is seeing British holidaymakers look for cheaper alternatives this summer rather than forgoing holidays altogether, The Air Transport Users Council (ATUC) has said.

James Fremantle, ATUC industry affairs manager, said that “it looks as if people are just downgrading their holidays”.

He added: “I think air travel is one of the first things people do cut back on, [...] Continue Reading…

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High School Musical live on stage in Dubai

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From July 23rd to 26th, Disney”s smash-hit film musical comes to Dubai.

Playing at the Centrepoint Theatre, the High School Musical sees kids from East High stopping at nothing to distract basketball jock Troy and math-whiz Gabrielle from getting the lead roles in the school musical.

Tickets cost between Dh149 and Dh199 (£20 to £27), and performances will be held at [...] Continue Reading…

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