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Swap My Sickie

Travel June 8, 2016
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Swap My Sickie

This week, more people are calling in sick than at any other time of the year... As you read this, thousands of sofa-sprawled Britons are counting down to, er, Countdown... and quite probably humming the theme tune too. In homage to this - the…
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Three Tech Developments to Look for in 2016

A look at what 2016 has to offer in the world of tech gadgets... Oculus Rift After years of waiting, virtual reality is virtually a reality. VR has been labelled as the next big thing every year since Marty donned those goggles at…
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The best way to get US Dollars

A really painful way to ruin an otherwise well-budgeted US trip is to discover you have lost out unnecessarily on overseas card fees or bad exchange rates – a bad choice here could cost you as much as a massive…
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Swap smelly sprouts for sizzling swag

Great things happen when you swap. Normally (for us) that means getting you a better deal on travel money - but this year we're, er, branching out!  Until 23rd December, we’re inviting you to play our awesome (and slightly addictive) online sprout-catching game:…
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6 Travel Destinations Made Famous Through Cinema

Who would have guessed that Hollywood itself would play a leading role in global tourism? These six incredible film locations have been thrust into the public eye thanks to the movies shot there. Guest blogger Bryn Wied picks out the most…
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4 Mobile Apps Guaranteed to Improve Your London Life

According to Satista.com, mobile app downloads have now topped 179 billion worldwide. By 2017, that number is expected to rise to over 270 billion. Needless to say, there are already some excellent apps that make London-living more entertaining, enjoyable and stress-free.…
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Discover Tokyo Through Instagram

Tokyo boasts a totally unique blend of contemporary living and old-fashioned manners; slick, high-tech gadgets and cheesy cartoon mascots. It can be smotheringly claustrophobic and strangely quiet. Here are 5 Instagram shots that best encapture this playground of paradox. Tsukiji Fish Market: The…
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Namibia: 7 Bits of Killer Pub Trivia

As the lowest-ranked team at the Rugby World Cup, Namibia were always going to find it difficult. But there has been no shortage of heart from the African side, and it turns out the country has quite a history... 1.…
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Fiji: 7 Facts that Will Impress your Mates

Whilst England, Australia and Wales have been moaning about the 'Group of Death' for the last few weeks/months/years, Fiji have done what Fiji always do - they're just got on with it. A World Cup exit is inevitable but here are seven…
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Chase the Sun: October.

Fancy prolonging your summer? We've picked out a holiday location that will still be hot in October.   There’s an elephant in the room and he’s been in here a while... he even convinced us to send someone to sunny Rome…
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