travel advice

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Britons travelling abroad are being warned that they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against
When we don't speak the local language, most travellers rely on gestures to express ourselves in a foreign country. These can be particularly helpful when you have lost your phrasebook and urgently need to communicate something to a local. However, it is a good idea to familiarise yourself with other countries' customs before embarking on a trip..
Workers hate Mondays, The Cure are in love on Fridays, but travellers couldn't leave without Tuesday. This day gained the spotlight of adventurers and holidaymakers as it is by far the best time to score a deal on international and European airfare.
Near to Brazil is Venezuela where, in July 2012 a Portuguese man was taken from a highway service station and held captive for nearly a year. His kidnappers demanded a $6.5 million ransom, which fortunately they did not receive as the victim was rescued in June 2013.
Chicago lies on Lake Michigan but historically wealthy Chicagoans would head for another lake, Lake Geneva, not the larger Switzerland one but the considerably smaller but equally picturesque one, an hour and 30 minutes away in nearby Wisconsin.
Hadrian's Wall is probably one of the finest examples of a Roman engineering project you are ever likely to see. Spanning 73 miles from coast to coast, and with over 20 different places to visit around the wall, you could spend days here. Housesteads is perhaps the wall's most dramatic site, and as the best preserved Roman Fort in the country, will probably give you the best insight into Roman life.
In just a few weeks, I'll be heading to India for the very first time. I know that I already love the people, the food and the culture, so even with a lot of other things to do in the period before I go, my excitement is already reaching a huge peak.
This is a great time of year for getting a deal on a holiday. The peak January booking period has passed, and the early summer rush is still a long way off, so travel companies are looking to boost their cash flows by landing some bookings, even if that means offering some juicy discounts.
With more hours of sunshine than any other capital city in Australia, it's no wonder that Perth has been voted as one of the world's most liveable cities. However, if you've travelled all the way to Western Australia and let's be honest, it's a long way from anywhere, you won't want to be tied to a city.