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Cheltenham is one of the many holiday destinations that can often be overlooked by travellers. Of course, international travellers have to pick their destinations wisely, but domestic holidaymakers should at the very minimum consider a trip to this beautiful city because it has so much to offer for families, solo travellers and history buffs. It’s also a place that offers impressive hotels that ensure your relaxation time is just as wonderful as your exploration time, and this article will give you a brief guide along with a few tips on how to make your visit to Cheltenham truly memorable. buy…

Skiers are natural adventurists, so fresh cut powder and extreme vertical are their priorities. But peace and relaxation aren’t far behind. It can be a challenge to find a holiday that blends the two qualities seamlessly. Ski enthusiasts often have to sacrifice thrill-seeking activities in order to stay in a beautiful, tranquil location. Over-run ski resorts with less than desirous powder conditions end up being the norm, but it doesn’t have to be that way. A heli skiing trip in British Columbia delivers on serious adventure without compromising on comfort. Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies lies the…

  Photo by CC user saramarlowe on Flickr While islands like Bali and Lombok steal the limelight when it comes to tourist destinations in Indonesia, the central isle of Java has plenty to love for fans of nature. From the smouldering heights of Mount Bromo to its secluded (and delightfully empty) seacoast, there is much to see and do in in the Malang region. One thing before we get to the article though – Malang can get crowded with Mount Bromo trekkers during peak season. If you are headed here during that time (or any other – doesn’t hurt to be…

photo by CC user JJ Harrison on wikimedia commons Mosquitoes are amongst the deadliest creatures to humans due to the abundance of diseases they can spread and the sheer amount of mosquitoes there are in the world. The risk of infection from mosquitoes is small in the UK, but in many areas of the world, mosquitoes are abundant and with their numbers, the risk of infection can be huge. Unfortunately, diseases such as malaria and dengue fever have no vaccination currently, meaning the only way to avoid infection is to take precautionary measures. Given there are many precautions you can…

Sports holidays and responsible tourism might not initially seem like ideal bedfellows. After all, anybody who’s seen the wave of destruction and litter that follows a local football derby will have a hard time seeing how this could benefit the environment. However, from internationally-renowned surfing competitions to horse racing events that allow you to take part in Grand National betting whilst doing your bit for charity, there’s plenty of ways that you can take a sporting holiday with touch of responsibility in 2016. Surfing opportunities Surfers have had a long and illustrious history as being noble crusaders for cleaner seas.…

It’s important for girls to pamper themselves sometimes. After all, what’s the point in working so hard all your if you have never any time to enjoy yourself afterwards? Manicures, pedicures, hair cuts, waxing – these are all considered to be luxuries but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them once in a while. If you’re worried about the expense, we’ve got news for you. You don’t have to be! Just check out some of the savings on offer at Groupon for a variety of beauty treatments and we promise you’ll be amazed. Here’s an example of salons in Boston and…

Groupon’s deal-a-day discount voucher business model has faded over the years, and the site that once raked in close to a billion dollars in funding isn’t nearly as popular as it once was. Faced with that challenge, Groupon has morphed into a kind of Yelp 2.0 with a new focus on providing business listings. What’s really great though is that Groupon is still offering its cost saving vouchers alongside its comprehensive listings. Which means that consumers like you can save some cash while you search for whatever it is you’re looking for on the site. Check out this Capri Restaurant…

Although much of North America and Europe are enjoying the dog days of summer as we write this article, the long, harsh winter that the Northern Hemisphere suffers through annually is just around the corner. As such, you’ll probably want an escape plan in place before the hordes begin to plot out theirs. By getting started early, you’ll have the best spots on the nicest islands to visit in the Caribbean locked down for you and your loved one’s personal use … here are three isles that have curried our favor lately… 1) Barbados Looking for a taste of the…

Benidorm has long been a top tourist destination for decades and it’s no wonder why; this popular tourist hot spot on the eastern coast of Spain has earned its reputation as being one of the best places to visit for an annual holiday due to its sunny climate, golden beaches and only being a stone throw away from Britain. With its tourist based economy, Benidorm has something for everyone whether on a 2 week family holiday a Benidorm short break or a group of young adults enjoying some time together in the sun; Benidorm sure does cater for everyone and…

More into nature than cultural sites when on holiday? The following eco tourism attractions in Rio will give those with a green thumb plenty of reasons to be equally enthusiastic about their travels as their culture hound companions are. 1) Praia da Barra da Tijuca While there are many beaches in Rio, most are crowded with throngs of people. Those looking for a spot to experience the fine seaside strips of sand for which this part of Brazil is famous in relative seclusion will take a particular liking to Praia da Barra da Tijuca, as its 12 kilometre length allows…