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Travellers: know before you go!

Don’t get caught out by local customs: advice to holidaymakers from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office:

 Every year British nationals risk getting caught out by local laws and customs when travelling overseas. 472 more words

North Edinburgh News

Love of Dogs

Charles C. Fulton was one of the American travelers who visited Paris in the second half of the 19th century when overseas travel was made safer and comfortable. 371 more words

19th Century France

Ganvie: Life on water

At last!!! I finally managed to get to Ganvie on my very last day in Benin after four weeks of trying. I woke up today, the sun was shining (1st time on a Saturday since I got here), a friend of a colleague was coming to pick me up and there was nothing to stop me! 1,410 more words

Travel Destinations


There are many and conflicting theories about the origin of Well Dressing.

The most touching I heard was that it was a kind of blessing and thanks for God’s mercy for sparing villages from the plague. 524 more words