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Why it’s not just for Stags: My Riga Hen Party

Not long after announcing our engagement I began to plan the two most important things in order of priority: 1-our honeymoon, 2-my Riga hen party (yes, yes for most brides it would be the big day itself…but I never said that I was ‘most’ brides!). Being in the ever...

5 Reasons Why You Should Go To Riga For Your Hen Do

Today I am going to tell you exactly why you should go to Riga for your hen do, in fact, I've summarised 5 main reasons why, based on my own personal experience! When I got engaged there were three main thoughts that instantly came to my mind. 1- where shall we go on honeymoon? 2- should we get married abroad or at home? 3- where should I go for my hen do? Can you tell I am a bit of a travel...

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Hi, am Dr Hayley Stainton

I’ve been travelling, studying and teaching travel and tourism since I was 16. Through Tourism Teacher I share my knowledge on the principles and practice of travel and tourism management from both an academic and practical perspective.

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Spring vacation: What is it + why do we have it?

Spring vacation, also known as spring break, is a popular phenomenon in the USA. But for those of us who are based elsewhere in the world, it is often an unknown concept. In fact, for many of us, it is something that we see only in the movies or on our favourite TV...

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There are many must-see Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK. Whether you are exploring the UK from overseas or looking for the perfect staycation, there are plenty of rural tourism destinations to keep you busy in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In this...

The shocking truth about elephant riding in Thailand

Elephant riding in Thailand has become somewhat controversial in recent years. When I first went backpacking back in 2011 it was a right of passage to climb onto an elephant's back and to be paraded along the street. But nowadays, things are very different. Society...