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Travel used to be an experiential luxury only a couple of people can afford. But now, it has become accessible for anyone, thanks to countless airline packages, budget accommodation, and affordable tours. In fact, you have probably started planning your travels for the next year. Whether you are doing it alone, with your family, or with your globe-trotting friends, choosing an exciting destination that everyone can enjoy is crucial. Equally important is being in a place where it is comfortable, relaxing, and safe. After going through your rolodex of destinations, there is one place which offers all of that and…

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Surfing is still somewhat new in Southeast Asia and many beaches and regions with fantastic surf breaks lie undiscovered by surfing gurus and enthusiasts. The best thing about surfing in Southeast Asia is the warm waters, pleasant weather, and the affordable prices. It’s high time you find the best travel insurance quote now and take note the best Southeast Asian surf spots below. Bali, Indonesia. Bali can be summed up in one word – paradise. Rightly so, especially for surfers as this Indonesian island is a magnificent surfing destination. Bali draws surfers all over the world and is sought after as the starting point for the surfing adventure in Indonesia. It’s believed that Indonesian surf was discovered in Bali by Australian surfers back in the 1960s. The surfing spots in the famous Kuta are: Padma, Kuta Reef…

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The holidays are a fantastic time to visit friends and family, but booking those holiday trips can be a major headache. Getting from point A to point B can become incredibly expensive, but it shouldn’t be. With the right planning, you can book a fantastic trip for a great price. Getting the best price for holiday tickets sounds impossible, but there is actually a process that ensures the best price. The right time to buy a price definitely depends on the holiday. To get home by Christmas, you should probably purchase your flight during the week of November 21st. Booking…

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A mere 12 years ago, one of the deadliest disasters in human history ravaged dozens of nations ringing the Indian Ocean. Over 230,000 lives were lost on December 26th, 2004, with over 30,000 dying in Sri Lanka alone. How has this island nation recovered since this unprecedented catastrophe? It has done so through the help of countless volunteers like Anura Leslie Perera, a highly successful mechanical engineer that helped lead efforts to alleviate suffering in the immediate aftermath of the tsunami. Additionally, measures have also been taken to strengthen this country so that it will be a stronger place than…

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One of my child’s favourite films is ‘The Secret of Kells’, an animated piece made in Ireland. The film looks at the creation of the famous Book of Kells, one of the greatest Irish treasures found in the world. I’d definitely recommend having a watch of the film with your kids (it’s a beautifully drawn piece that I actually enjoyed myself), but a couple of months ago, I decided to head out for a particularly special day trip. The Book of Kells itself is found in Dublin, contained in a specially made part of the famous Trinity College. If you…