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Practical advice

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This blog collection is all about updating you on the latest tips and most practical pieces of advice when travelling to certain locations around the world. All our blogs in this section are packed full of handy tips and insightful insiders' knowledge from fellow travellers drawing from their own past globetrotting experience or having conducted extensive research when getting ready for their future trips.

The must-pack items, the best clothing attires according to travel season, the top specific rules to respect local traditions as well as handy extras that will either make your holiday smoother or add unique special touches to enhance your overall experience. Whether you're venturing out solo, with a partner, a friend or the whole family, this blog series will equip you with the best insiders' knowledge on where to go, what not to miss and how not to go wrong, whatever you plan to do and wherever in the world you are travelling to.

Follow this blog collection for frequent updates on the latest advice for up-and-coming destinations, the most trending attractions, the hippest locations and the best ways to get around pesky limitations, regulations or rules in certain venues or destinations. In short, before you head out anywhere this is the place to check out first!

Recent articles in Practical advice

  • 27 Feb 2018
  • Travel Advice
  • Lucy Grewcock
Always adventuring

A guide to Laos cuisine

Before I visited Laos last year, I knew little about its cuisine – unlike Thai and Chinese, Lao food is little known in the UK. When I arrived, I discovered fresh ingredients, delicious local dishes, and some surprisingly familiar flavours.
  • 04 Jan 2018
  • Travel Advice
  • Caroline Howley
The world's longest out of office

A traveller's guide to Sri Lankan etiquette

A visit to colourful Sri Lanka has the potential to be the trip of a lifetime and with a little guidance you can enhance the experience, blend in with the locals and go for a deeper cultural immersion. From what clothes to pack in your suitcase to greeting etiquette and having low expectations to come by any alcohol at all, here are my top tips on dressing, eating and interacting with locals.
  • 19 Dec 2017
  • Travel Story
  • Kiri Nowak
Selfies around the world

Hotels in Marrakesh and Agadir, my recommendations on where to stay in Morocco

Find out about where we stayed in magical Morocco, here's my review of the hotels we stayed in during our trip to Marrakesh and Agadir. Discover which out of the three hotels might be most suited to your needs and book online today.
  • 29 Nov 2017
  • Travel Story
  • Sasha Wood
Writing the world

Antigua's Carlisle Bay - the ultimate tropical hideaway

A visit to Antigua's Carlisle Bay confirms the resort as a rare find - a quintessential Caribbean hideaway with outstanding service, luxurious suites and all the trappings of tropical paradise, offering a beach holiday in its purest sense.
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