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A perfect British summer's day in Oxford

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It can sometimes be overwhelming when planning an itinerary for Britain. So many great places beckon you to explore, but if you want to experience quaint ye olde England, then be sure to squeeze in a quick summer's day in Oxford. Known for its stellar university which is one of the oldest universities in the world, Oxford is awash with adorable cobbled la[...]

Sailing to Continental Europe in Style

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There's an episode of Sex and the City in which Carrie and Samantha decide to cross the USA by train for Carrie's book signing in San Francisco. Before they leave they discuss at length how glamorous it will be, how indulgent and vintage inspired. They may even squeal a bit, I can't remember. They arrive at Central Station in smart travel outfits, weighed [...]

The Top 10 Most Unusual Hostels

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Hostels. Your home away from home. The shack you choose to hunker down in. The wafer thin mattress you lay your weary head on. The packed dorms where you attempt to blank out the epic snorers. The shared bathrooms that may require flip-flops in the shower. We’ve all had our time in hostels that vary in comfort, hygiene and space. Knowing that you have no cho[...]