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Local in St Lucia: 20 things to see & do

June 20th, 2016

St Lucia is a cheerful island with sloping vegetated hillsides, vibrant pink and orange buildings, and busy villages filled with smiling patriotic St Lucians. Its fertile soils abound with over 30 varieties of ripe mangoes, banana and coconut plantations line the roadside, and the translucent blue colour of the sky matches the colour of the

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5 of the best things to do in Antigua

May 9th, 2016

It’s been said that Antigua is home to some of the best beaches in the Caribbean. As this was my first visit to Antigua, even I was a little sceptical about this claim. But after just a few short days on this beautiful island, I have to say the statement rings true. Antigua is home

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What’s on at Buccament Bay this summer

April 26th, 2016

On the island of St Vincent, you’ll find Buccament Bay Resort – a retreat where the cliché of white sandy beaches, gently sloping mountains and emerald green waters meets reality. There’s plenty to do at this village-style resort, whether you want to enjoy a jam-packed getaway or simply relax with a good book beside the

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A Funtastic Family Guide to Abu Dhabi

April 7th, 2016

Abu Dhabi is the ultimate family destination. Its dry lands spill with water parks, amusement venues, and zoos to keep the whole family refreshed from the scorching year-round weather. The UAE’s capital city is all about breaking boundaries: Experience the fastest roller coaster in the world, the Gulf’s very first theme park, and the world’s

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The world in highlights: 26 things to do before you die

March 14th, 2016

We get it. The world’s a big place. So how can we expect one person to be able to make a choice about where to travel when the bucket list is literally endless? Well, we’ve done the hard work for you and put together a list of all the best places we would like to

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It’s an Egg-citing Easter at Atlantis the Palm!

February 29th, 2016

Planning a last minute Easter escape for the whole family? Atlantis The Palm Dubai is offering an egg-cellent Easter escape with eggs-tra cool giveaways and a fantastic last minute Easter accommodation special to get eggs-cited about. With everything from underwater Easter egg hunts to surprise room visits from the Easter Bunny, there really is no better

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Xplaining Xcaret

January 15th, 2016

What is this place with the funny name in Mexico? The extremely popular visitor attraction of Xcaret Park is a privately owned eco-archaeological park in the Cancun, sandwiched between Playa del Carmen and Tulum. The park gets its name from the Mayan culture and means “little inlet” because it was once a small port. It

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8 Things to do in Cape Town this summer

December 7th, 2015

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Cape Town is likely Table Mountain, followed by postcard-worthy images of the Atlantic Ocean with Robben Island waiting patiently out in the bay for the next ferry-load of tourists. But there is so much more to this cosmopolitan city than simply its natural beauty and classic

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Sunshine and Safaris: A Dubai Guide

November 26th, 2015

Dubai. A city that is much more than the towering sky scrapers, aquamarine waters, extravagant hotels, and beautiful bronzed people you see in postcards. With expats making up over 88% of the United Arab Emirates population and over 200 different nationalities living within its desert borders, Dubai is as international as it gets. Here are

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Visiting Abu Dhabi: the Capital of the UAE

November 11th, 2015

After a comfortable 7 hour flight from London Heathrow on an Etihad Airbus A380, I landed smoothly in Abu Dhabi. A vibrant city with incredibly diverse culture and attractions, it didn’t take long for me to fall in love with Abu Dhabi, Dubai’s underrated little sister, and the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Our first

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