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Where to Escape another Wet Scottish Summer

There’s nothing quite like a Scottish summer. Typified by slightly less drizzle than usual, the changing of the seasons often means very little in Scotland, with countless barbecues spoiled by downpours and school holidays washed away in the blink of an eye. When the sun does shine briefly, it’s enough to prompt sun-starved Scots to whip out their bagpipes and …

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How Whistler Went from Fishing Hotspot to Home of the 2010 Olympics

While today Whistler in British Columbia is a moniker that is literally synonymous with snow sports – in particular, alpine skiing, this was not always the case. The truth is that Whistler hotels, many of which have now come to define the area as the world-class resort community it is today, and Whistler itself might never have been discovered or …

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Five things I love about the UK

Need a reason to spend some time in the UK? I’ll give you five… 1. Stunning Scenery The natural beauty of parts of the UK is truly undeniable. From the rolling landscape of the Lake District to the flat Cheshire plain, the dense green forests and the blue winding rivers and lakes. One of the best things about the scenery …

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Austria: A Dream Worth Chasing

If you gave up your job to travel the world, you might have a difficult time deciding where to go and what to do; there are a myriad of places to visit and the travel possibilities are endless. If you plan to travel only part of the world before you take the plunge and quit your job, consider visiting Austria, …