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Encounter the Snares Islands Penguin

The Sub-Antarctic Snares group of islands lies around 200km south of mainland New Zealand's South Island. These remote islands are a designated marine sanctuary and about as far off the beaten track ..
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UK Bird Tours – Nature on the Doorstep

For many nature lovers, bird tours to exotic “bucket-list" destinations like South America, Asia and Australia are high on the agenda; but for those who aren't able to venture quite so far, ..
(February 23, 2017)
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The Resplendent Quetzal – A Bird to Remember

South America is one of the most wildlife-rich continents on the planet; its incredibly diverse habitats support an abundance of plant and animal species, including more avian species than anywhere ..
(February 23, 2017)
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The Alps Come Alive With the Sound of Fête de la Musique

Most people travel from Geneva to Chamonix for its renowned and world-famous slopes. Chamonix may be reputed as a brilliant skiing destination, but it is also a terrific place to explore in the ..
(February 22, 2017)
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Romance for Rent: Courchevel's Most Loved Up Accommodation

With its elegant eateries, luxury boutiques and chocolate-box charm, the French resort of Courchevel is one of the most romantic ski resorts in the world. The perfect place to come for a special ..
(February 22, 2017)
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Five Ways to Find Romance in Courchevel

Courchevel is an elegant ski resort with beautiful chalet-style accommodation, great designer boutiques and elegant fine dining. It may not be cheap but it oozes romance from every snow-capped ..
(February 22, 2017)
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What It Takes to Be a Delivery Driver

Being a courier driver in today’s fast-paced world is no walk in the park, but it certainly has its perks. This is an extremely hard-working group that deal with irregular hours and frequent ..
(February 21, 2017)
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Royal Mail Same Day Delivery Jobs

As modern day consumer demands soar, the Royal Mail is having to adapt to satisfy customers and keep pace with the competition. One of the key areas is same day delivery, which the Royal Mail now ..
(February 21, 2017)
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Courier Services Replacing the Royal Mail

It is no secret that the modern day consumer prefers to shop online rather than visit the high street. With greater variety, cheaper prices and the ability to shop at any time and from the comfort of .
(February 21, 2017)
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Winter Sports Case Study: Choosing the Best Ski Case

You’ve bought a set of premium skis, some fluorescent goggles, and a snazzy looking jacket – I bet you’re already thinking of touching down at your catered chalet and hitting the ..
(February 20, 2017)
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Time for a Pat on the Back: The 2017 Annual Members’ ..

For the last 15 years the Transport Exchange Annual Members’ Transport Awards has celebrated the very best of the courier and haulage industries from owner drivers and new members to the best ..
(February 20, 2017)
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Talk the Talk: Courier Terminology to Take You from Go to Pro

Starting any new job is challenging with new things to learn and new systems to put in place but courier jobs throw up the extra complication of demanding what seems like a whole new language of ..
(February 20, 2017)
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Trailerlock: A Revolution in Hold Safety

We have had some laughs this month, but now it is time for a serious talk about safety. In haulage work, protecting your goods against theft is of primary importance. No one wants their freight ..
(February 17, 2017)
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The Best Place Names in Britain

Time for a little monthly entertainment. I know that long journeys are sometimes tiresome and monotononous for truck drivers, so why not make your travels more amusing by tracking down streets, towns .
(February 17, 2017)
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Telematics and the Era of Connectivity

This month’s focus is on telematics and communication, both of which have revolutionised the haulage industry. Long gone are the days when trucks left the haulage yard and weren’t heard ..
(February 17, 2017)
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Toddler Taste Test: Top Family-Friendly Restaurants in Chamonix

The beautiful French resort of Chamonix in the picturesque Haute-Savoie region is a wonderful place for a winter holiday with the little ones. I think that it is one of the most scenic areas in the ..
(February 15, 2017)
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Rock the Pistes in Morzine

Spanning the mountainous range between two countries, complete with 286 ski slopes and 196 lifts, Portes du Soliel can easily be described as a skier’s paradise. The French and Swiss Alps play ..
(February 15, 2017)
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Discover the Beauty of Lac Montriond, Morzine

Lac Montriond is a year-round beauty spot just 15 minutes away from Morzine. After a short flight, and then an easy transfer from Geneva to Morzine, most travellers arrive fairly refreshed and ready ..
(February 15, 2017)
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The Most Idyllic African Island Escapes

When envisaging a holiday in Africa the mind wonders towards busy metropoles, deep jungles and safari tours. Travel circles place such a high focus on the European and Caribbean, you’d be ..
(February 13, 2017)
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South America's Most Idyllic Beach Escapes

Beauty spots of white sand, turquoise waters, and towering tropical palms. You really are spoilt for choice with the South American coast - whether it's the Atlantic, Pacific, or the Caribbean, ..
(February 13, 2017)
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Discover Africa by Train: 4 Unforgettable Journeys

There is a certain romanticism behind the train journey that makes it an exceedingly attractive way to travel and explore. For me, it’s the simple comfort of having a private suite, allowing me .
(February 13, 2017)
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Eye-Catching Window Displays are the Name of the Game

Once, a few decades ago, almost every neighbourhood had its own sweet shop. Sweet shop owners across the country were able to make a living without having to think too much about marketing and ..
(February 01, 2017)
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Edible Art – Made from Chocolate

How many times have you said that the new iPhone or that Ferrari wristwatch you want looked “good enough to eat”? Well, now it is possible for your customers to actually devour delicious ..
(February 01, 2017)
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Chocolate Is a Superfood Helping You Care for Your Body

For a number of years, there has been an increasing awareness amongst the scientific community, health professionals and the public as to the health benefits to be derived from chocolate. Cocoa has ..
(February 01, 2017)
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Michelin-Starred Dining, Sicilian Style

I strongly believe that in order to truly understand the heart and soul of a region, you need to have an authentic dining experience. This is also a great opportunity to indulge in luxury on your ..
(January 30, 2017)
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