Alexandra Gregg

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Could you write a travel blog?

Learn how to share your travel experiences online, find a niche and boost your profile with our travel blogging masterclass

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Could you survive a sailing trip?

Thinking about trying a sailing trip but not sure what to expect? Here’s how to get started, from gauging the costs, to knowing the risks, to deciding where to go, to – eventually – becoming a master of the seas.

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How to plan a round-the-world trip

Sure, we all dream of travelling around the world, but there are some big questions too. How much does it cost? Do you have to quit your job? And is it as great as everyone says? We asked some experts...

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How to take a working holiday

Combining travel and work could lead to the most enlightening journey of your life, but how do you find the 'paycation' that’s right for you?

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How to become an expert haggler

Haggling is an art. And, for many, a minefield. Some people love the thrill of it, others hate the hassle – but how do you do it right?

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How to self-publish a travel book

Reckon you could write a novel or a guidebook? Here's how to get it self-published – and start making some money from your travels

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How to do a travel charity challenge

Want to raise money for charity and have an epic adventure along the way? Sounds like you need a charity challenge. Here's our guide...

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Simon Pegg: My life in travel

Simon Pegg, star of Hector and the Search for Happiness, talks plane peeves, bum bags, and why he thinks everyone should take a trip to space...

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Visa costs: How much is too much?

How much would you be prepared to pay for a travel visa - and would the price ever influence your trip?

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What does 'UNESCO World Heritage Site' really mean?

UNESCO-listed destinations wear their title as a badge of honour – but what really makes a UNESCO World Heritage Site special? And why should we care so much?

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A short break in Newcastle, Northern Ireland

Lapped by the Irish Sea, shadowed by the Mourne Mountains and sprinkled with a little magic, Newcastle is the gem of County Down

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7 romantic things to do in London

Heading to London this Valentine's weekend but unsure how to impress your loved one? Here are 7 swoon-worthy activities guaranteed to win them over

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Top 10 things to do in Cornwall

Ice-cream, home brews, surfing and beaches: here's how to experience classic Cornwall...

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Your ultimate guide to Japan's cherry blossoms

Nowhere does spring bloom quite like Japan – here’s how to see its signature tree in full flower

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