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James Shackell

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How to tip in 10 countries around the world

Guides

To ease a few consciences, we’ve put together a rough global tipping guide. A little something to take the guess-work out of tipping on your travels.

16/02/2017 / By / / Post a Comment
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Central America beyond the beaches

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While there are certainly plenty of high-end ocean resorts on the Yucatan Peninsula, Caye Caulker or Playa Grande, defining Central America by its beaches is a bit like defining a cake by its icing.

10/01/2017 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
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Why Madagascar could be Africa’s hot new destination

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Basically Madagascar is what every traveller is searching for: the next big thing. A destination with a lot to offer that nevertheless hasn’t been ‘discovered’ by tourists and big bus convoys.

02/12/2016 / By / , / Post a Comment
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Murky waters: the ethics of big ship cruising

Responsible Travel

By any metric you care to name – profits, passengers, new travel routes – big ship cruising has been an overwhelming tourism success. But at what cost?

23/11/2016 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
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A day in the life of an adventure cruise

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It’s hard to describe an 'average day' on board a small ship adventure cruise. But we'll give it a try...

16/11/2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment