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Consider yourself an open-minded international traveller? These Spanish festivals are for you

Ready to run with bulls, party all night, help yourself to a bottomless supply of red wine and meet new international friends? Then Stoke Travel has the festivals for you. Running of the Bulls! What: Feel alive (and hopefully stay alive) when you run with the bulls in Pamplona. In addition to the wonderful terror that […]

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Tips for first-time Airbnb guests

Whether you’re globetrotting or simply going on a quick trip for work, Airbnb allows you to get that home away from home feeling. A favourite go-to for travellers from all over the world, there are a few things you need to know to be the best guest. Narrow down your search First thing’s first, decide […]

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Where is the happiest place to live in the UK?

According to the latest wellbeing analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Outer Hebrides is the happiest region to live in the UK. The survey assessed levels of anxiety in various areas in order to determine the overall population’s happiness. The Personal Well-being findings from the Annual Population Survey reveal that the islands […]

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Cost of living in London

Living in the UK, and London in particular, can be expensive. To help you work out your budget – and make sure you always have enough left for a pint at the end of the month – we’ve created list of approximate prices for some of your general expenses. All costs below are averages and […]

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Top 5 cheap eats in London

Everybody loves a bargain and with the high cost of living in London, it never hurts to save a few Pounds on nosh. If you’re looking for a tasty meal on the go, we’ve rounded up five of the most delicious – cheap – options in the city. Mac and cheese melt at Melt Room […]

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London is the international capital

With nearly 40% of Londoners born outside the UK, it’s no surprise that London is known as the international capital. In recent years, it has also displaced New York as “The Greatest City in the World”. Let’s take a look at this global city in more detail. Whether it’s with visitors who’re simply looking to […]

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It’s a tough life for Australian passport holders

The Passport Index ranks the Australian passport as the eighth most powerful in the world. Aussies can travel to 151 countries without a visa, but there are a few countries that aren’t so keen on them. From the stubborn to the ridiculous, here is a list of countries that make it extremely difficult for Australian […]

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Tips to save money on airfares

We’ve put together a few tips to help you get the cheapest airfares. Buy flights on the weekends Friday is the most expensive day of the week to buy a plane ticket. Prices can be inflated by more than 10% compared to those bought on a Sunday. Regardless of where you’re flying to, you’ll likely […]

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Top 5 things to do in London this summer

London is transformed into a whole new city during the summer months. Rooftop bars open, parks are flooded with sunbathers and days last well past 9pm. Here are our top five things to do in London this summer. 1. Go to the open air theatre Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre features a selection of plays, musicals, films […]

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Solo travel: Practical tips for travelling alone

Solo travel can seem intimidating, even for the most experienced traveller. Whether you are concerned about safety or feel uncomfortable sitting at a restaurant alone, we share a few tips to help you get the most out of your adventure. Plan in advance You don’t need a detailed itinerary for every day, but at least […]

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The best apps for living in London

London can be overwhelming, even for the most experienced traveller or resident. From navigating public transport, finding the perfect cup of coffee, to deciding whether you’ll need your umbrella on your daily commute: If you have a smartphone, these apps have you covered. London Coffee Network If your day doesn’t start until you’ve had your […]

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