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Packing in information on global cities, hotels, tourist destinations, travel business articles, and travel tips all into one blog, is a tall order, but ‘Worldwide Travel Directory’ are up to the challenge. Our worldwide travel guide offers up regular doses of news and opinion, and an insight into different types of holidays. You could see anything from cruises to adventure breaks covered, along with plenty of . . . → Read More: Welcome

‘Marco’s Florence’ Kickstarter Promoting ‘Sustainable Tourism’ in Florence

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A brand new Kickstarter campaign has launched with the intention of funding a unique series of video programs about the stunning Italian city of Florence, which houses over 60% of the world’s heritage within its medieval walls. ‘Marco’s Florence’ will share some of the beautiful, lesser-known corners of Florence with a whole new audience and will serve a useful dual purpose – educating travelers from all . . . → Read More: ‘Marco’s Florence’ Kickstarter Promoting ‘Sustainable Tourism’ in Florence

A Holiday On the Cards

If taking cards on holiday seems old fashioned or dull ­– think again. A humble pack of playing cards needn’t be a boredom-only option – in fact, you might not realise how much fun they can provide. Fortunately, a pack of cards can fit inside even the smallest person’s pocket, and can be incredibly versatile too. From solitaire for adults, to card tricks for kids – . . . → Read More: A Holiday On the Cards

Wildlife Tour Operator Naturetrek Launches 8 New Tours For 2015/16

Naturetrek, the UK’s leading wildlife tour operator, has extended its programme of expert-escorted trips to include eight, new, carefully devised itineraries. Trips range from a rewarding foray into Abruzzo National Park, Italy, in search of Marsican Brown Bears, Apennine Wolves, Wild Boar and more, to a unique safari in Zambia, focusing on the animals of South Luangwa National Park and the annual migration of five million . . . → Read More: Wildlife Tour Operator Naturetrek Launches 8 New Tours For 2015/16

Major Renovations for Luxembourg’s Favourite Bridge

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Work is well underway on the 63 million Euro renovations of the old Pont Adolphe, the stone bridge that spans the beautiful Pétrusse Valley in the heart of Luxembourg City.

The bridge was named after Grand Duke Adolphe, the first monarch of Luxembourg from the House of Nassau-Weilburg, who ruled from 1890 until 1905. Although it is now over 100 years old, the Pont Adolphe is still . . . → Read More: Major Renovations for Luxembourg’s Favourite Bridge

New book on 20,000 km solo cycling journey from Europe to India

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An inspirational globe trotter is sharing his adventures with the world in a ‘tell all’ book that recounts his epic two year, 20,000 km solo cycling journey from Europe to India. Titled Between Worlds: The Promise of the Road , the self-published book offers insight into the incredible experiences of Andrew Welch and his one man exploration of place, space and global cultures.

With some destinations seeing . . . → Read More: New book on 20,000 km solo cycling journey from Europe to India

Moroccan Hotel Re-opens – a Matisse Favourite

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Holidaying art lovers, and particularly admirers of the great French painter Henri Matisse, should be delighted to hear of the re-opening in that most magical of North African cities, Tangier, of the stunning Grand Hotel Villa de France where the French artist chose to live and work when he came to Morocco a little over a century ago.

Built in 1880, the hotel became the much-loved watering-hole . . . → Read More: Moroccan Hotel Re-opens – a Matisse Favourite

Experience living history just 3.5 hours from London

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Tourists keen to see a different side of Europe can experience living history first hand just 3.5 hours from London this spring. White Rooms in Bruges, the latest hospitality project by renowned interior designer Natalie Haegeman, is urging those planning a city break to look closer to home and discover living history up close and personal in the UNESCO world heritage site.

A postcard pretty medieval town, . . . → Read More: Experience living history just 3.5 hours from London

Malaysia’s Langkawi upcoming tropical Golf Holiday Destination

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The UK may be in the midst of a dreary winter but things are heating up in Langkawi which is emerging as one of Asia’s hottest golfing destinations. Golfsavers is at the vanguard of the tourism trend with a series of tailor made packages designed to offer its customers the ultimate Langkawi golfing getaway.

Made up of 104 idyllic islands, Langkawi is one of Malaysia’s most . . . → Read More: Malaysia’s Langkawi upcoming tropical Golf Holiday Destination

Historical Trips Presents The Gallipoli Campaign

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One hundred years after one of the most controversial campaigns of the Great War, pre-eminent First World War historian Professor Gary Sheffield* offers fresh insight into The Gallipoli Campaign . Stand among the olive trees in a place where, in 1915, the Great War was expected to turn in the favour of the Allies’. Instead, it became a scene of bloodshed and carnage.

For some, it is . . . → Read More: Historical Trips Presents The Gallipoli Campaign

Top UK Ports Win Awards For Best Cruise Lines of 2014

Cruisecritic.co.uk, the world’s largest cruise reviews site and cruise community, has named its UK Editors’ Picks Awards for 2014. Highlighting the best cruise ships, cruise lines and ports, the awards were selected by Cruise Critic’s experienced team of cruise experts in 18 categories.

Royal Caribbean’s, Quantum of the Seas, which debuted in October, won the Best New Ship award. Featuring the first skydiving simulator at sea, and . . . → Read More: Top UK Ports Win Awards For Best Cruise Lines of 2014