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Dress etiquette around the world

When travelling, there are so many things to remember to do before you go. Most of us remember to buy travel insurance and sort out our spending money, but it's also important to remember that the countries you'll be visiting might have their own dress codes which must be adhered to. This is partic... Read more

Flying Etiquette: How not to be 'that passenger'

Yay! You're about to go on holiday! However, first of all you've got to tackle the thorny issue of the flight... Some of us are nervous flyers, while others have been on more flights than they've had hot dinners. Some of us get excitable and chatty, while others are looking forward to a few hours o... Read more

Ten weird and wonderful facts about Japanese culture

The Japanese culture can be frustrating for some, and fascinating for many, depending on the experiences we encounter in this conservative but highly modernised nation. The degree of cultural differences also varies based on your country of origin, but it is still interesting to know these facets no... Read more

What Alan Partridge has taught us about hotel etiquette

As fans of the much-loved BBC comedy show will be well aware, mishap-ridden radio DJ and Skirmish presenter Alan Partridge stayed in the Linton Travel Tavern after divorcing his wife and accepting the graveyard shift on Radio Norwich. While he was there, he learned the ins and outs of hotel etiquet... Read more

Amuse yourself at the airport on the cheap

There’s only so much drinking and shopping that you can do. Sorry, we should pop that last sentence into context - within an airport, of course. Nobody can avoid the boredom and delays that air travel brings - it’s part of the territory, like tiny cartons of orange juice that splash everywhere or i... Read more

20 things which happen during every holiday hangover

There are two words guaranteed to lead to a hangover on holiday - 'all inclusive'. Of course, we could also include 'free bar' and 'complimentary Jägerbombs', but in our experience, it’s free booze on tap that tends to lead to the majority of bad heads in the morning. Here are 20 occurrences which ... Read more

The weird and wonderful world of European dating

We can all agree that dating is a minefield. If you're planning a trip around Europe and you've got your heart set on romancing a few locals, cool your jets - don't start batting your eyelashes until you've taken a look at this handy dating guide by MySingleFriend.com. It's generally accepted that... Read more

The world's most bizarre dining rules

You would think that eating etiquette wouldn't be that much of a struggle, even when you're abroad. Knife and fork? Check. Napkin? Check. Avoiding getting sauce all over your face? Check. We're sorry to have to break this to you, but just using your cutlery properly and sitting up straight in your ... Read more

The strangest travel accessories known to man

We all thought that travel accessories hit a new low when the Knee Defender was released - but it looks like that was only the beginning of the spate of accessories designed to make travel even more tedious. (Just in case you'd forgotten about the Knee Defender, you can read all about the most pass... Read more

Doors to manual: What was working as cabin crew in the 1970s and 1980s like?

Even though we’re all still fascinated by the world of air travel, who doesn’t wonder about the glamour of yesteryear? We’ve spoken to two members of cabin crew who worked in the 1970s and 1980s. Jaqui Perry worked as cabin crew from 1968 to 1971 for British United Airways, which then became Briti... Read more

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