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  • Angel of the North UK England

    A Local’s Guide to the North East

    Now, given the virus that shall not be named is still about, and it’s still considered quite unsafe to travel abroad, I think its fair to say we all need something to look forward to. However, a week in the sun is not yet on the cards.

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    Our Travel Guide For 2021

    2020 left a lot to be desired when it came to travel. The coronavirus situation put a temporary end to many people’s holiday plans, but there is hope that in 2021 we will be able to get back to doing what we love and exploring the world. The travel industry needs all the help it can get to rebuild, and we hope this guide will provide you with the key safety information required so that you can travel safely when destinations open-up again.

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    Why you should consider taking a gap year

    The Cambridge Dictionary defines the term ‘gap year’ as a year between leaving school and starting university that is usually spent travelling or working. Going travelling during this period of time is very popular amongst young people before they start the next chapter of their life.

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    The Top 5 Places to Travel to Post-COVID-19

    2020 was a very unexpected and challenging year for us all. The difficulties brought on by the coronavirus pandemic affected all aspects of life, in particular our ability to travel around the world.

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  • Misty forest on a cold day

    Appreciating the Beauty of the World at Your Doorstep

    With the continuing impact COVID-19 is having on the travel industry, the idea of a ‘staycation’, or going on a holiday within the UK, is becoming more and more appealing. Whilst it might seem sad that jetting off to a golden beach or a mountain adventure isn’t as simple as it once was, we should use this time to appreciate the natural beauty we have just outside our doorstep.

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    What’s the latest on going on travelling this winter?

    Going abroad for anything other than essential reasons is currently banned throughout the UK, but the reports of a potential vaccine have led to a rising interest from people eager to get back out there and travel.

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    Ethiopia

    Ethiopia is a beautiful and diverse country with so much to explore. I first came to Ethiopia for a weeklong work trip, where I didn’t see much other than the hotel and the office. I then returned for another work trip, this time for a month, where I was able to get out and explore, and I started to fall in love with the country.

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    Living with New Boundaries in 2020

    I would like to share the following thoughts and feelings during this change. I hope it helps in some way. Please take what you need and leave the rest.
    It is perfectly normal to feel unhappy and lost with our current situation; you should allow plenty of room for mental adjustment. Take this as a positive, you are not in denial but learning to deal with a new way of living day by day. Every day it will become easier.

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    Safety Considerations When Taking a Road Trip to Spain During Winter 

    Winter is currently hitting the UK hard, making it a perfect time to take the ultimate road trip to Spain where the weather is a lot more friendlier. This over 2000km road trip is packed with adventure; you’ll start by driving to Dover where you’ll cross over to Calais via the Eurotunnel, head down through the centre of France while enjoying some of the country’s best sights, and ultimately end up in Spain where you can spend a few days enjoying the warm rays of the sun.

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  • People walking down path in Asia

    Travelling Asia

    Always be sure to inform your bank accounts that you are traveling abroad – this will ensure that your card does not get blocked by the bank. The bank may think this is a suspicious transaction.

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