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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!

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  • 16 Nov 2017
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  • Caroline Howley
The world's longest out of office

Getting from A to B in Sri Lanka: A practical guide

Travelling through Sri Lanka can be the best part of your trip, as long as you know how. Here are my tips for getting around this beautiful island.
  • 30 Sep 2017
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  • Travel Story
  • Kiri Nowak
Selfies around the world

The top 14 moments from my recent trip to Morocco

After being back for a few weeks I have had the chance to reflect on the best moments we had out in Morocco. We went to both Marrakesh and Agadir. Find out what experiences and sights made my top 14 most enjoyable moments.
  • 27 Sep 2017
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  • Travel Story
  • Claire Boobbyer
The world is my oyster

New Cuban and European luxury in the heart of the Cuban capital

As exquisitely elegant as its polished exterior façade, the interiors of Havana's newest luxury boutique hotel are as impressive as can be expected of the Kempinski brand. The first of its kind not only in Cuba but in all of the Americas; the new Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana is the city's most refined lodging option for discerning guests. I got to sample its sophisticated décor and stylish facilities during a recent stay, which confirmed my suspicion that this is Havana's chicest hotel yet.
  • 24 Aug 2017
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  • Claire Boobbyer
The world is my oyster

Cocktails and cabanas on the beach in Cuba at new seaside resort

As we lolled about in the shallow water looking out on to a horizon of infinite blue, it was hard to get up and go. There was nothing pressing, really, just more sunbathing, drinking cocktails, and unwinding at Cuba's most famous beach spot.
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