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Brits unable to identify their holiday destinations on a map

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NEWS COPY Thousands of Brits have booked a holiday despite having no idea where it was on a map, research has shown. Researchers polled 2,000 holiday-goers and over a quarter confessed that if they were asked to point out their chosen destination on a map when they booked it, they couldn’t have done it. In [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

World’s Top 30 Landmarks Named

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NEWS COPY The proud emblem of Paris – the Eiffel Tower, has been hailed as the most iconic landmark in the world, according to a study. The instantly recognisable structure, constructed by Gustave Eiffel in 1889, was found to be more popular among Brits than the Grand Canyon and Big Ben – which both came [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Have Your Photo Featured on London Billboard

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Holiday photos have become a rather monotonous affair. Bare feet snaps with a backdrop of golden sand and sea, pretty landscapes and selfies next to the pool. Needless to say that when summer roles around our social media feeds are a constant stream of the same picture in a different destination. But British Airways are [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Generation Boastagraphs

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NEWS COPY Taking photographs for sentimental reasons is becoming a thing of the past – because many pictures are now being taken purely to boast, a study has revealed. Researchers found the days of treasured photographs being placed in print photo albums and put away for safe-keeping has been replaced by instantly posting photos online [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Batman Finds New Day Job

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Holy novelty ticket-punch Batman! It looks like Bruce Wayne has found himself a new day job riding the rails. Yes, perhaps in an attempt to catch one of his most deviant nemeses, Fare Dodger, the Caped Crusader has abandoned the crime-ridden streets of Gotham and the plush seat of the Batmobile and taken to patrolling [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

Top 10 Most Common Holiday Social Media Boasts

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ONLINE TRAVEL: APPROVED NEWS COPY Millions of Brits never take a break from social media – even when on holiday, according to new research. A third confessed they spend more time on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat while away than talking to their travel companions. Women are most likely to upload selfies in front of famous landmarks, [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Cornwall named most child-friendly holiday destination

Forget foreign shores and theme parks – Cornwall has been named the most child-friendly holiday destination in the world. The south west tourist hotspot had more recommendations from the 2000 parents polled than anywhere else in the world thanks to its beautiful beaches, child-friendly restaurants and the short journey time to get there. Devon, Somerset, [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

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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Posted by Ben Harrow

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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Posted by Ben Harrow