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How to Find and Book Cheap Plane Tickets on the Web

Are you one of those people who is wary of buying plane tickets online, and would rather call the airline and talk to a “real live person”? Your days may be numbered! It is understandable that the airlines, given their huge financial losses and the ever increasing price of fuel, are encouraging us to book […]

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Why Use a Travel Agent?

With all of the resources out there for travelers, it’s not easy to know if you’re getting the best information. You wonder if the recommendations online have been sent by hotel employees. You wonder how you can get the best price on an airline ticket without flying around the country to get it. You’re confused. […]

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The Urban Explorer’s Guide to Gently Trespassing

Trespassing, or “Urban Exploration” as it is sometimes euphemistically called, has been a hip leisure activity for years. Now this hobby has burgeoned into quite the popular pastime – though as with any field, the influx of trend-surfing amateurs tends to cause problems for the old pros. This article is intended to serve as a […]

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Whitewater Rafting 101

The thrill of whitewater rafting attracts thousands of enthusiasts every year. If you haven’t tried it yet, you’re missing out on one of the best adventure trips. When done right whitewater rafting can be safe and fun for the whole family, from the beginner to the advanced paddlers. Here is a look at all you […]

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Royal Homes of Britain

The Royal property is of two types: the occupied Royal residences and the private estates. Occupied Royal Residences The state owns the occupied Royal residences and held in trust for use by future generations. They’re used by The Queen as Sovereign while fulfilling her role as Head of State and serve many purposes including State […]

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A History Lovers Guide to Cardiff

People have lived in Cardiff since prehistory, but the city’s story begins with the Romans, who invaded Britain in AD43. The capital takes its name from the Roman general Aulus Didius – Caer Didi means “Fort of Didius”. The Roman rule ended in the 5th century AD. By the next century, Saxons overrun England. By […]

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