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The Dangers of Sunscreen – Things you need to know

As people are travelling on holidays to far off places over the summer months many of us buy sunscreen in order to protect our skin. But what happens if the sunscreen you buy does not work as it should? According to Consumer Reports, nearly half of all sunscreens they tested did not meet the SPF claims on the bottle. A third fell below SPF 30 and three sunscreens tested well below SPF 15 even though they claimed to be SPF 30. ...
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Edinburgh – Christmas Markets, Ghost tours, and Haggis

Last Winter I took a lovely weekend break to Edinburgh with a group of friends.  It was organised after a discussion one night about how we all wanted to get away somewhere for a weekend. One person in the group suggested Edinburgh. Before I travel I normally have everything organised as to what I want to do and where I want to go while I was there. As this was organised by someone else, I went with no research done ...
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Brexit – What it means right now for people travelling abroad

As the shock of UK’s decision to leave the European Union is still sinking in many people are wondering how this is going to effect them when travelling. Some effects will be more long term as it will take at least two years for the UK to leave the EU. Others will take effect immediately for people travelling.  Here is a list of things you should know if you are travelling at the moment or in the near future. Currency At the ...
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Afternoon tea and the search for a plain scone, London

In the last number of years Afternoon tea has become popular in many hotels and restaurants across the globe. I must say I do enjoy going for tea and having some nice tasty treats with it. But yet, to get the most authentic experience you must go to the epicentre of Afternoon tea which of course is London. Every tea shop and café in London offer up some sort of version of afternoon tea. You can get every theme imaginable including prohibition ...
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A walk around Powerscourt Gardens

Last weekend I decided as I had nothing to do and wanted to get out of the house, to go on a trip to Powerscourt Estate in Wicklow Powerscourt House was originally an estate in the 18th century but now most famous for its gardens, which have been voted No 3 in the world by national geographic Thankfully the day I went the sun was out and it was a lovely summers day, which helps when you are spending the ...
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A tour of the Titanic Museum Belfast

 Having a weekend to myself with nothing to do I decided a fun trip would be to go to the Titanic Museum in Belfast. It is approximately an hour and a half drive from Dublin. Having never been in the North of Ireland before I thought it would be a nice day out. Getting There I never realised they do not use the metric system in the North.  This meant I was going at a ridiculously slow speed on the ...
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9 Must Have Apps for Travel

Here are some of the best travel apps to use for when you are off on an adventure to exotic places abroad. App in the Air Allows you to track your flights and give you information on any delays, check in times etc. You can link your email account, which will pull all your travel information, or you can add your flights manually. Download For Apple Download For Android   Tripcast This App allows your friends and family to follow ...