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6 Places to Explore Aboriginal Australia

Australia is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, yet it's also one of the most urbanised. The Anglo-Australian culture is mainly concentrated in the cities, so if you want to ..
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Florida's Interstate Driving Routes

Florida roads consist of over 18,000 kms of highway, of which over 2,000 is part of the interstate highway system. Florida's Interstate routes The main interstates of Florida include: The I-4 which ..
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Historical Pubs in Galway City PART 1

The Crane Sea Road, Galway City The Crane is a well-known traditional Irish pub with Irish music sessions 7 nights a week. Situated on the corner, its Victorian façade dates back to the 1800's. ..
(January 14, 2009)
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Historical Pubs in Galway City PART 2

Rabbitts 23 Forster Street, Galway City Murty Rabbitt's bar was founded in 1872 - it ties in with a bit of America's history too as it is claimed the pub was purchased with money from the San ..
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Getting Around County Kerry - Car Or Public Transport?

Pros and Cons of Public Transport The main public transport option in County Kerry is the bus. The buses themselves are quite comfortable and you'll probably be amazed at how the drivers expertly ..
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England's Top Beaches

Beaches on England's southern coastline The southern coast of the country is sometimes called the English Riviera especially the area around Torbay; and the towns of Torquay, Brixham and Paignton. ..
(January 16, 2009)
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Driving in Edinburgh - Our Top Tips

Make sure you drive on the left hand side of the road! The driving speed limit in the city is 30 miles per hour. Some roads you can reach a speed of 40mph so keep an eye on the signs! The rural ..
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Glasgow - Shopping, Pubs & Clubs

Glasgow Nightlife It's estimated that Glasgow has over 50 nightclubs and 100 bars, so you're spoilt for choice when it comes to a great night out! There are venues to suit everyone's tastes - some of .
(January 16, 2009)
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Glasgow - So Much to See & Do!

Travelling to Scotland in 2009? Why not take a trip to Glasgow? The largest city in Scotland, the greater Glasgow conurbation has a population of over 2 million people, with 620,000 living in the ..
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7 Things You Should Know About Booking a B&B in Ireland

B&B's are a family run business. For that personal touch and a feeling that you are in a home away from home, they're a fantastic option. Experience how the whole family contribute to the smooth ..
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Ireland Hotels - 6 Reasons Why They're a Good Choice in 2009

As opposed to any other type of accommodation, self catering excluded, a hotel provides great freedom. You'll have your own key so you can come and go as you please. Irish hotels have so much to ..
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Top 7 Art Galleries in Belfast

These are our “‘Top 7 Art Galleries in Belfast": The Mullan Gallery. . . Located on the Lisburn Road, the Mullan Gallery is a wonderful place to drop in and visit. It's known for its ..
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Luas, Dublin - 5 Things You Should Know

What is the Luas? The Luas is a light rail transit system used in Dublin and operated by Veolia Transport. The Luas consists of 2 tram lines: the Red Line has 23 stops and runs from Connolly to ..
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All You Need to Know About the January Sales in Dublin

You'd think we'd all be sick to the back teeth of shops by the time Christmas Eve comes! These days though the sales don't wait for January - the turkey is barely digested when the sale signs go up, ..
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5 Romantic Reasons to Visit Cork This Valentine's Day

Stay in a country house hotel. . . If you check into a country house hotel you really can't go wrong. They hit all the right buttons with their ‘'olde worlde'’ charm and that real ..
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How to Save Money When Hiring a Car at Heathrow Airport

These are just a few quick points to help you save a few pennies on your your hire car during your visit to the UK. 1. Drop-off Location: If your drop off location is different from your pick-up ..
(December 15, 2008)
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5 Must Haves When Touring the London Region by Car

These are just a few quick points to ensure that you get your trip off to a good start, and, of course, a safe and happy return. 1. Have a Plan At least for the first one or two days know exactly ..
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Collecting Your Hire Car at Heathrow Airport - 7 Things You ..

These are just a few quick points to ensure that you get your trip off to a good start and, of course, a safe and happy return. 1. Check Existing Damage: When you return the rental car to Heathrow ..
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Car Hire in Australia - Getting to Know Sydney International ..

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport is the longest continually serving airport in Australia, and indeed the world having been founded in 1920. Over 35 airlines operate from the airport ..
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Melbourne - The Great Ocean Road Driving Tour

So what are you waiting for. . . pick up your car hire and discover the south east coast of Australia from behind the wheel! When visiting Australia, the Great Ocean Road, with stunning ocean views ..
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Car Hire in Australia - Canberra Top Attractions

Canberra was a planned city, which is somewhat unusual compared to other Australian cities that grew in a more ad hoc manner. During the development of the city the planners included many green areas .
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Sydney - Pacific Coast Drive

This 950km coastal route follows the Number 1 National Highway along the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Firstly you'll need a car. You can pick up your car hire at either end of the route ie Sydney or ..
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Car Hire in Australia - Canberra by Car Hire

Heading out of the city you'll come to Namadgi National Park which borders the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve (which was 99% destroyed by bushfire in 2003, though it has recovered quite well) and the ..
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Adelaide - Explorer's Highway Driving Tour

The Explorer's Highway, also known as the Stuart Highway, is named after John McDouall Stuart, an Australian explorer. It follows the route the explorer took when crossing the continent from south to .
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Cairns - Savannah Way Driving Tour

The Savannah Way route is along the Australian Highway. Taking a self-drive tour of the Savannah Way involves covering the whole of Northern Australia, from Cairns in the North of the state of ..
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