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Drunken holiday injuries for middle-aged, not just for teenagers

Middle-aged Brits are just as likely to end up with drunken injuries on holiday as youngsters, a new study has revealed. While teenagers and twenty-somethings are thought to be the biggest culprits for drunken antics abroad, those in their late thirties and forties are suffering their fair share of mishaps after enjoying too much sangria [...]


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Repeat visits – holidaymakers visit favourite resort six times in a lifetime

Millions of Brits admit to staying in their travel comfort zone, visiting the same holiday destination year after year, a survey has revealed. Researchers, who carried out a detailed study, found despite the incredible array of holidays on offer around the globe a large percentage of us stick with what, and where, we know. The [...]


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Italy voted the worst country to drive in – by Brits

It’s official – Italy has been hailed as the worst country to drive in, according to a poll of British motorists. A study of 2,000 drivers who have attempted to navigate the roads of foreign countries found the boot-shaped nation to be the worst because of erratic drivers, bustling city centres and poor roads. British [...]


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Seeing the Northern Lights and cruises top the travel bucket list for retirees

Seeing the Northern Lights, travelling around the country by train and going on safari are just some of the things on the average retiree’s holiday bucket list. A survey of 2,000 people has revealed a top 25 list of all the travel ambitions people have for the years after they leave work. Despite moving into [...]


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The ‘twice in a lifetime’ holiday – one in three have returned to their ‘once in a lifetime’ destination

Once-in-a-lifetime holidays are becoming twice-in-a-lifetime breaks – with a large percentage of British travellers returning to worldwide destinations they fell in love with first time round. Researchers, who carried out a detailed study among 2,000 adults who holiday regularly, found 75% have revisited a city, country or resort at least once. And 31% have already chosen [...]


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Need a break from work? Wait until you’re 38…

If you’re considering taking a sabbatical from the stresses and strains of modern life, 38 is the ideal age to do it, a study has found. Researchers found as you approach your forties, this is the time when you are financially secure and established enough in your career that you can afford to take an [...]


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Brits spend three times longer planning a holiday than they do enjoying it

Brits spend more time planning and researching their holiday than they do actually enjoying it, new research has revealed. The average holidaymaker will spend a total of 18 days planning their whole holiday – but just SIX days having fun. Researchers found the average person will book themselves a 10 night break abroad, with many [...]


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Record numbers getting away with the family for Christmas

A record number of Brits are ditching their traditional Christmas Day at home in favour of a getaway with their family, according to new figures. Instead of spending the day in their own homes, figures show that a large number of people are planning to escape the in-laws, avoid cooking a big dinner or find [...]


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‘Active’ holidays leave you less lazy when you get back to work

People who go on active holidays find it easier to get back into the swing of things than those who just lounge by the pool, a study has revealed. Researchers found that spending days relaxing on a sun lounger, doing nothing but sipping cocktails and reading books often mean longer is needed to get back [...]


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One in three children don’t know Wales is in Great Britain

British children are struggling to grasp basic geography – with many now believing the English Channel separates UK and America, a survey has found. Researchers who polled 1,500 children between the ages of five and 14 also found one in fourteen thought Australia was part of Great Britain and one in twenty thought the same [...]


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