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What you need to know for your family ski holiday in Avoriaz Guide

What you need to know for your family ski holiday in Avoriaz Guide | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it

This is a great family ski guide with loads of ideas on what to think about when booking your trip and things you can do when you are in Avoriaz in the French Alps. If you are looking for child friendly holidays this is the perfect destination for you.

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The Benefits of Working at a Summer Camp USA

The Benefits of Working at a Summer Camp USA | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
Read our infographic to find out how this programme can give you the skills & experience to help you with your career. Check it out now!
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Awesome infographic on the benefits of working at a summer camp in the USA! 
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The English Language: The Benefits of Learning in England

The English Language: The Benefits of Learning in England | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
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A look at why everyone needs to start learning English and how it can open doors to those who do.

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Making Friends as an Overseas Students (avec image, tweets) · ED_P

Moving to an entirely new country can be tough, especially if you're feeling a bit lonely. Quality time with friends is good for the soul, so what are some good ways to make new friends in a new setting?
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There are plenty of reasons to move to the UK, including the a stable economy and increased job opportunities compared to other EU nations. Take a look at my handy guide to help you settle into your new life.

 

Sorry, I can't help with the weather!! :)

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How to Spend your Gap Year

How to Spend your Gap Year | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
Some ideas on how to make the most of a gap year, whether you're taking a break from studies, or just fancy an extended holiday
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Focus On Travel Web Design

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As it is coming up to Christmas many of us will be looking to go away whether that be a romantic getaway or a family holiday. With the growth of the internet it is quite likely that we will use a website to book our holidays rather than go into the traditional travel agents on the high street.  Nowadays many of the big of travel agents will have websites, so what it is about these sites that separate them from the rest of the competition. In this article I will talk about how travel sites can design the pages on their website in order to increase bookings. 

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Affordable Honeymoon Beach Holidays | Help I'm Getting married

Affordable Honeymoon Beach Holidays | Help I'm Getting married | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
Holidays are most likely something that have taken a back seat in your life in order to save some pennies but I have to argue that your honeymoon shou
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My Travel Diary Continues � Next Stop, Boquete

My Travel Diary Continues � Next Stop, Boquete | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
As you may have seen from some of my previous lenses I am a man that enjoys an active lifestyle and loves to travel.
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My travel blog from my time in Panama

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Voulez-vous? Early summer deals, late ski deals and become an owner

Voulez-vous? Early summer deals, late ski deals and become an owner | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
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This month: Book your summer holiday early and get up to 28% off. Plus 60% off ski, Champagne, Renaults, & Petanque!

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The Hottest New Holiday Destinations Part 1 | travellers-magazine

The Hottest New Holiday Destinations Part 1 | travellers-magazine | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
Traveller's Magazine has decided to bring you a list of some of most exotic, unique and unknown travel destinations in the world. In the first part we visit...
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Looking for the perfect family holiday in 2013? Trust me, Mickey's always a winner

Looking for the perfect family holiday in 2013? Trust me, Mickey's always a winner | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
If you're after family laughs - and a tough game of shuffleboard, then a Disney cruise ship is hard to beat. Phil Davies and brood set sail from New York for the Caribbean
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Biscuiteers Make Up Case Big Biscuit Card Plus GIVEAWAY!

Biscuiteers Make Up Case Big Biscuit Card Plus GIVEAWAY! | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
Review of the Biscuiteers Make Up Case Big Biscuit Card Plus GIVEAWAY!
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A nice little competition for those who love biscuits...wait, isn't that everyone?!

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Malta: The Little Island Republic That Packs A Big Punch

Malta: The Little Island Republic That Packs A Big Punch | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
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Malta is a stunning little island and is well worth a visit if you haven't been yet; it has everything you could want including sun, sea & plenty of sun! What are you waiting for?!

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Moving To The UK- Everything You Need to Know

Moving To The UK- Everything You Need to Know | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
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If you are thinking of moving to the UK, then this guide will tell you everything you need to know! Enjoy!

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The Call of the Wild: Volunteer Abroad with Animals

The Call of the Wild: Volunteer Abroad with Animals | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
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For those interested in wildlife and conservation, rehabilitating animals is a hugely rewarding experience. The quality of life for endangered or at-risk animals can be greatly imp...
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Pink Lakes

Pink Lakes | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
Photo by Jean Paul Ferrero/Ardea/Caters News (via Exposing the Truth   Lake Hillier is a pink-coloured lake on Middle Island in Western Australia. Middle island is the largest of the islands a...

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Hector Alonzo's curator insight, December 15, 2014 11:44 PM

The pink lake, Lake Hillier,  located in Western Australia is stunning. The aerial view of the lake makes the lake seem unreal that is was is fascinating. What gives the lake its pink color is a mystery, but it may be from bacteria, but it shows how some places in the world are affected differently than others and it produces remarkable results.

Nicole Kearsch's curator insight, December 17, 2014 1:48 AM

Now this is bizarre.  A pink lake and no one is really sure as to why it is pink.  It is not on the top of my list of places to go swimming, that is for sure.  Although scientists don't seem too concerned about the safety of the lake for people but are curious as to what is causing the lake to be pink.  Thoughts on algea and bacteria levels or the amount of salt are included in the potential reasoning for the pink color.  Even on google earth you can see that the lake is in fact pink.  Even when scientists come to a conclusion as to what is causing the pink colored lake, as far as it isn't causing any environmental issues, I think that the lake should be left pink as a type of wonder of the world attraction for people to see.

Lena Minassian's curator insight, May 7, 2015 11:54 AM

This article caught my eye because I have never seen a pink lake before. This lake is on Middle Island in Western Australia. The lake is 600 meters wide but the reasoning behind the color of it is still yet to be determined. White salt rims the lake and the color may be caused from a low nutrient concentration and even just bacteria. The pictures of this lake are beautiful and there is not anything like it. 

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Travel & Tourism Articles - Why are skiing holidays one of the most popular choices for holiday destinations for people in the - Amazines.com Article Search Engine

Travel & Tourism Articles - Why are skiing holidays one of the most popular choices for holiday destinations for people in the - Amazines.com Article Search Engine | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
Articles from JEFF NEVIL - Since the introduction of improved transport such as the Eurostar and the ease of flying, people in the UK have started to holiday between November and April as it in conjunction with the Christmas ho...
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Packing Tips For Family Holidays In France

Discover the key things to consider when packing to go away on holiday. Use this packing guide to get your family in order this year and make your family holiday in France great!
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Looking For The Perfect Family Holiday?

Looking For The Perfect Family Holiday? | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
Are you looking for a city break to experience other culture? Perhaps you are looking for a camping holiday in a caravan or a tent or a classy villa or a hotel.
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Traditional Hostel Lodging for Backpackers

Traditional Hostel Lodging for Backpackers | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
Hostels seem to have a bit of dodgy reputation these days, perhaps it's something to do with that film (I can't quite remember what it's called) - in any case it is an unfair reputation.
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Fantastic place to stay in Hostel, great location and a great hostel idea for backcpackers

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The Greatest & Most Luxurious Ski Accommodation France Has To Offer

A presentation on some of the best slopes, facilities and Ski accommodation that France has to offer.
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10 cheap ski resorts: in the shadow of giants

10 cheap ski resorts: in the shadow of giants | Travel and Holiday News | Scoop.it
For powder snow, world-class après-ski and lodgings at a price that won't steam up your goggles, try the big resorts' little sisters. Susan Greenwood on the top 10 budget snow destinations
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