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Learn how to travel, how to travel on a budget, how to order abroad, and the very best ‘how to’ tips for travellers.

How to do Santorini on a budget
Budget travel

How to do Santorini on a budget

Santorini has been on my wish list for years, but it’s one of those places where I’ve thought you needed to save for months on end to get there. How wrong was I? Uhh, very wrong. Lola from Leeds Love Affair shares her brilliant tips for a trip to Santorini…

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How to travel with anxiety
Travel

How to travel with anxiety

When people say they love flying, I have to wonder why. What’s so fun about suspending yourself in the middle of the sky in what’s essentially a soup tin wired to a lot of electricity? And when they say the idea of going on an adventure makes them really excited,…

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How NOT to order coffee (and avoid annoying the Italians)
Life

How NOT to order coffee (and avoid annoying the Italians)

If a Wicks goes on holiday and doesn’t end up in some sort of kerfuffle, is the Wicks really on holiday? It doesn’t matter where we go, there’s always something lost in translation. It ranges from the absurd (getting evicted from an apartment in New York because the owner skipped…

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How to get your shit together before you travel
Life

How to get your shit together before you travel

I love being organised. I’ve watched too many of those Departures programmes where people have turned up late to flights or without their passports to not make sure everything’s in order. We also learnt from one very stressful sprint through Heathrow airport on the way to Glasgow that ‘final call’…

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