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The most amazing quirky and unusual destinations to visit when in central London

The English capital of London is a fabulous destination for travellers to experience the best dining and entertainment venues. Visitors will want to stick to the tourist trail to know they will have a great time when staying in this city. What they should do is perhaps take a chance on something new and quirky. There are plenty of hidden gems in London that provide the opportunity to experience something unique. Tourists heading to St Sepulchre-without-Newgate church, in Holborn, can find a bell that was used to mark executions. It is stored in glass and was used to tell the fate of the inmates based at what was Newgate Prison.

Road Trip To Canada? 4 Tips For A Successful Trip

Canada is known for it’s many beautiful tourist attractions and cultural diversity. Depending on where you live, you can simply drive up there to explore the Canadian Rockies, the French Canadian culture of Québec, or the picturesque beauty of Prince Edward Island. But you will need to know a few things to make your Canadian road trip a success. So heed this advice, throw your suitcases in the back and hit the open road for that cool, clean, fresh air of Canada.

A first-timer’s guide to the Philippines

Made up over 7100 islands, the Philippines is an exceptional outdoor destination for hikers and divers with its no shortage of white-sand beaches and countless trails for hiking across its green luscious forests and volcanic terrain. Couple with the fact that the Filipino way of life is one of the most laid back but high-spirited you’d have the pleasure of immersing yourself in, it’s a backpacker’s utopia.

The Best Countries To Retire

Retiring abroad is getting easier and better than ever before. It can be highly affordable and you can relax below palm fronds on some Caribbean beach. You can enjoy the wholesome farm-fresh produce.  Or else you may just wander around some historic European city.

Expatriate Life in Zambia during the 1970s

In 1970 high copper prices inspired huge investment, and hundreds of skilled workers, mainly from Britain, signed three year contracts to use their know-how as mine employees on Zambia’s Copperbelt. The swelling population had already grown from 3.47 million at Independence in 1964 to nearly 5 million. Few expats made more than a couple of crackling phone calls home during those long contracts, some had never been away from their parents’ home before, and most had never been outside Europe. Newly married before we went out, this was the adventure of our lives.

Stay Productive While Traveling with Volunteer Programs and Distance Learning

Traveling the world and spending time exploring beautiful places are the dreams of many, including you and I. Over the years, I’ve discovered a lot of great volunteer programs and plenty of opportunities to grow, both as an individual and as a traveler. Before you jump right in and join a volunteer program of your choice, however, there are a few important things you need to know.

Best trips outside of Beijing

We’re all aware that Beijing itself has more than enough sights to keep the typical tourist busy for some weeks on end. Tiananmen Square which is the spiritual, political and historical heartbeat of this ancient capital, or the endless pavilions and courts of the Forbidden City where China’s great emperors once dwelled.

Cool holiday

The coolest holiday working jobs that you should try

Leading tours

Everyone loves travelling and exploring new places and being paid for this certainly looks like a dream scenario, but being a tour leader indeed makes this a reality. All you need in this job is a sound knowledge of the place you are visiting along with its native language.

Life in Côte d'Azur

Sometimes, living in the same place for longer time is stressful and  makes you look for other place to go to or relocate, Sure , it is a wise idea to change your habitat in order to adventure and expand your knowledge about different places  around the World. Many people just think changing places of living is only associated with political unrest and war in the Country. It's certainly very possible to do, but this is also probably one of the most expensive undertakings.

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