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March 31, 2015 10:36 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

The luck of the Irish is all a myth! One Irish woman’s account of a Jordanian car crash and police station. “Oh come on Lyndsay, where’s your sense of adventure?  The King’s Highway will be SO much more interesting than the straight desert road!” exclaimed my travelling companion Jen in a tone which indicated that, contrary to the fearless, intrepid, twenty-something backpacker which I had always held myself out to be, on this occasion at least, I was being over-cautious and boring. “But if we get the bus along the straight desert road, we can get to Petra quicker.  Driving the Highway will take much longer…” I […]

March 26, 2015 4:58 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

The people of Singapore love to eat and food plays an important part of the culture in this island nation. The rich melting pot of cultures that has shaped Singapore means that it is possible to indulge in cuisine from all over the world there. All of the food in Singapore is very high quality, while there are dishes and establishments available to suit all budgets. People who have annual travel insurance will be able to have fun exploring Singapore and its culinary delights safe in the knowledge that they are fully protected every step of the way. Visitors to Singapore who want to enjoy […]

March 12, 2015 1:21 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

The thrill of backpacking in the USA could be back as I am entered in this competition from Aer Lingus to win a trip to the USA. Even better is that the trip is from Dublin or the UK and there is a new initiative on the cross Atlantic flights from Dublin, Republic of Ireland only. Basically all your USA immigration customs and arrival procedures can now be carried out in Dublin Airport, this means when you arrive in the USA you don’t have to have long queues for immigration and are treated like a domestic passenger. This is a great idea and can only […]