Advantages of Short Holiday Breaks

When it comes to booking a holiday, many people tend to wait for the "right" opportunity – that is, when they're able to take a week or two off work, or when the kids are on a break from school during the winter or summer holidays. But who says you have to wait around for such opportunities, when you can make your own with weekend getaways? Short breaks and weekend […]

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Benefits of Holidays and Vacations

As a frontline medical practitioner for over 20 years, I have been actively encouraging and motivating my patients, relatives, friends and other people to take holidays and vacations on a regular basis. Except for those people who have serious medical conditions, there are no restrictions to travel and enjoy holidays. Even the elderly, disabled or pregnant women (within 28 weeks of pregnancy) can travel as much as anybody else. The […]

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Working Holiday – Benefits of Working Vacation For College Students

Every year many college students from around the world travel to foreign countries on working travel visas. The idea is to live in that foreign country while working (generally) part-time and in the spare time travelling from the residence to explore or indulging in other vacation type activities. Working in a foreign country is a great experience for many college students. Often it is the first time they will have […]

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Things To Know Before Your European Holidays

The first thing for an Australian tourist travelling to Europe is to know the cheapest flight to get in! Once you’re in the continent, you’ll find it cheaper to travel to next destination. Flights from Sydney to Warsaw, Milan, Paris, Rome, Barcelona and Frankfurt, are usually less than $900. Flights to London and Copenhagen would charge slightly less than $1000, while Venice and Kiev would go over that. Once you […]

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Christmas Traditions in North America

Many of the celebrations in the United States that are associated with Christmas were traditions brought by German and English immigrants. Along with the well-known and practiced tradition of a brightly decorated Christmas tree, other traditions brought by these immigrants include Advent calendars, Christmas greeting cards, gingerbread houses and gingerbread cookies. Christmas in the United States today can be seen as focused around family, travel, shopping and decorations. Family and […]

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Holidays in the Caribbean

Chances are, you haven’t heard of Peppercorn Day. A holiday in Bermuda, Peppercorn Day may be the oddest holiday in the Caribbean. Its history dates to 1797 when a group of Freemasons began renting the Old State House in St. George, for the sum of one peppercorn. In 1816, the holiday tradition began. Every year on the Wednesday closest to April 23, amidst pomp and circumstance, a horse-drawn carriage brings […]

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The Simple Guide to Become a Holiday Representative

Over the years this type of job has become popular as an increasing number tourists go on more and more holidays every year. This has created a demand for holiday reps and tour operators are constantly looking for new reps each year. The peak time for hiring for the position of a holiday rep is between September to march so that the reps can be trained in time for the […]

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Camping Holidays – Advantages and Disadvantages

The advantages of camping holidays begin with adventure. A family can go wherever they want and camp there for as long as they have. From a camping base a family can go for walks out into the wild and see nature in its true habitat. They can also make their way over to huge lakes to fish or swim, and if they find an adventure park they can spend the […]

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Strange Days – The World’s Top 75 Silly Holidays and Commemoration Days

As I am wont to do on a Tuesday morning in July, I was daydreaming about International Talk Like a Pirate Day, which I make a point of honoring every year. And, in true Carrie Bradshaw style, I “couldn’t help but wonder” how many other silly holidays and commemoration days there are in the world. A quick trawl round the ‘Net revealed that there are in fact hundreds of weird […]

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Teenagers Should Be Allowed to Work During School Holidays – What Is Your Opinion?

Nowadays, it is not outlandish to see many teenagers are working part-time as promoters or sales girls during the school holidays. Parents are willing to allow their children to work part-time so that their children will spend their school holidays well without wasting any time on surfing the internet and playing computer games. However, some parents do not allow their children to work part-time because they have the fallacy of […]

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