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Secure luggage storage

Trying to find a secure place to store your luggage when travelling to new areas can be difficult. Lockers are ...
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Bored at home? Here’s some fun things to do in lockdown

Since we can't travel right now or visit all the places we used to, here are some ideas to alleviate ...
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Learn a language

I've been learning French on and off since I was 5 years old and the most effective course I've used ...
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Life in the UK Test

The following are a selection of questions from the Life in the UK test, which you need to pass if ...
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Cheap cash withdrawals worldwide

I came across this list of cheap and fee-free ATM withdrawals while in Kosovo and trying to find the few ...
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Avoid high call costs to UK companies

Save money on your calls by searching for alternative numbers that are covered by your mobile phone plan. Usually that's ...
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Travel packing list

This is the checklist I use whenever I travel. Anything not required I cross out. I tick anything I can ...
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Me and my shift buddy at Drownload Festival

Volunteering at Festivals

A great way to experience a festival is to volunteer to help run the festival. You get access to great ...
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Booking accommodation

If you want to find the best rates for places to stay in the UK try searching on these websites: ...
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Travelling Eastern Europe by bus

Unless you have your own transport, the easiest way to travel Eastern Europe is by bus. I've just returned from ...
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Festival Camping checklist

Going to Glastonbury or another summer camping festival in Europe? Here's what you need to pack. Essentials Footwear Clothes Toiletries ...
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Visit Brussels

What to do: Take a day trip to Bruge Visit a flower market Sample some local beers Visit a Vintage ...
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