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Vacations and Holidays in Turkey – how to avoid delays at border control.

Traditionally tourists to Turkey have bought a visa "sticker" at border control. If more than one plane landed at the "same" time the lines for the "visa" desk" could be horrendous. You can now apply for an e-Visa online ... Read More

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New York Vacation Diary – a Brit’s view.

First time in the USA. A diary of a short vacation in New York - the good and bad. Read More

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Cruises From Southern US – Galveston(Houston) and New Orleans

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Because of its proximity to the central and western Caribbean as well as Mexico and the Panama Canal, Galveston is the perfect jump-off point for vacationers wanting to take a relaxing cruise in and around the Gulf of Mexico. Read More

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Cruises from Baltimore, Norfolk and Charleston

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Baltimore is well situated for those who are living on the eastern seaboard and are interested in taking a cruise to Bermuda, the Bahamas or certain destinations in the northern and eastern Caribbean. Read More

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Sydney by Water

An alternative way to see Sydney, Australia article has been posted on my website As well as info on getting round and viewing Sydney by water, it also includes a searchable map + useful info and links related to Sydney and Australia. Read More

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New Travel App for Facebook Users

Announcing the swiss army knife of Facebook Travel Apps. From travel and health advice by country, to weather and WIFI location by town; it provides the tools you need to research and plan your trip.
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Review of Hostel Booking Sites

A new review of hostel booking sites. Includes a search/price test and comments on usability and features. Read More

Travel Widget tweeted by UK Foreign Office

   I’m pleased to say our travel information widget  has been tweeted by the FCO, and also showcased on If you are using our widget please post a comment here, we may include your site in a list of examples both here and on our main site with a dofollow link. If you’ve tried and rejected the widget, post ... Read More

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