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12 Best Cabin Luggage for 2017

Introduction If you are planning a trip by air, whether it be a weekend break or business trip, travelling only with hand luggage will save you both time and expense, as well as save you unnecessary stress and worry about it possibly get lost in transit.  It is the only way to travel if you are in a hurry and …

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10 Best Luggage Sets of 2017 in UK (June update)

Generally, when we travel, especially abroad, we never take just one bag with us. Neither do we have to choose between a sturdy hard-shelled suitcase and a lighter carry – on luggage. Usually, we prefer to carry all bags and cases included in our best luggage sets – and for good reason. Purchasing a handy and durable set is far …

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20 Cheap Weekend breaks under £100

Weekends are a usual oasis in the desert of our workaholic schedule. City breaks are much more than that – a small taste of a different carefree life. Wouldn’t be great if we could just merge them once in a while? Weekend city breaks – and not necessarily in cities – are just perfect for all of us who thirst …

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10 Best Historical Sites in Rome

  The eternal city of Rome was born on the 21st April, 753 BC which was the feast of Pales, protector of the shepherds.  It is believed that the name comes from the Etruscan Rumon, meaning river, which would translate as ‘city on the river.’ It is said that all roads lead to Rome and the Appian Way is the …

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10 Best Power Banks in UK for 2017

Introduction As phones become more and more powerful each year, batteries have more work to do and will wear out more quickly over time. For extra battery power for your iPhone or Samsung device (or any other device), you will require a power bank, especially for traveling. You may think that power banks are all the same, but this is …

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Minipresso Portable Espresso Machine – Buyer’s Guide

Description The Minipresso is described by the manufacturer as “a miracle of coffee preparation.” We agree with this description. Minipresso is a hand-powered espresso machine, featuring an elegant design that succeeds its inventor’s primary goal: a device that would produce a great cup of caffeinated espresso wherever, whenever. Packing a surprisingly massive punch for its light weight and small size, …

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Backpack Essentials for a City Break

Still, some find the idea of spending just a couple of days abroad frustrating when it comes to packing. How can you possibly think in advance what’s essential and what’s not – especially when you are on a pretty stiff budget! No worries mates! We have compiled a list of all the backpack essentials for a last minute city break. …

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What To Eat & Drink In Rome

Italian cuisine is world famous, and the Italians love to spend hours chatting over leisurely meals, enjoying their food and drink. Italy is a popular destination for travelers who want to explore the unique culture, historical ruins, beautiful beaches and scenery and of course all the gastronomical delights she has to offer. There are numerous Italian delicacies to try while …

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11 Must Eat Foods in Barcelona

Since you are considering Barcelona for your next city break, here are the delicacies you simply must try before leaving this wonderful metropolis! Here is the list: 1. Paella Let’s start with the basics: no trip to Spain can ever be considered genuine without trying the famous paella! An Iberian emblem, this iconic rice and seafood dish was first discovered …

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