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Tourism in Japan- What You Should Know When Traveling in Japan

Tourism in Japan- What You Should Know When Traveling in Japan

Tourism in Japan is big business, not only does tourism in Japan make the country lots of money, but visiting Japan on your travels is a fantastic cultural and educational experience. In this article I will teach you all about tourism in Japan, why you should visit Japan and what the best things to do in Japan are. Oh, and I have a handy packing list and some recommendations on awesome places to...

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The 6 major learning styles: VAK, pragmatist, activist, reflector, theorist, pragmatist

The 6 major learning styles: VAK, pragmatist, activist, reflector, theorist, pragmatist

Learning styles help us to learn and teach better. When we are students or teachers it can be helpful to understand the different learning styles that there are. Whilst it is very difficult to place each person into a pre-defined 'box', understanding the different learning styles can be a helpful tool when planning our learning. So, in this article I have provided you with a brief outline of the...

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10 interesting facts about the Maasai Tribe

10 interesting facts about the Maasai Tribe

The Maasai Tribe are tribal peoples located in Eastern Africa. They are famous the world over for their unique culture and are a popular 'tourist attraction' for travellers visiting the area. Personally, I find the tribe fascinating! So today I share with you 10 interesting facts about the Maasai Tribe! #1 The Maasai Tribe inhabit more than one country Often, tribes are specific to just one...

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What is Songkran? What does it mean and why should you go?

What is Songkran? What does it mean and why should you go?

Songkran is a fun and exciting festival held each year in Thailand. But what is it all about and why should you go? Read on to find out... What is Songkran? Songkran is the national holiday which celebrates the original Thai new year. It takes place annually on and around the 13th April. While the actual new year is now celebrated on January 1st, as it is in many places around the world, the...

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What are UK heritage railways and why are they important?

What are UK heritage railways and why are they important?

UK heritage railways are popular amongst domestic tourists and international tourists. But what is a UK heritage railway and where can you find one? In this post explain what UK heritage railways are and I provide an overview of the top UK heritage railways. What are UK Heritage Railways? A heritage railway is a railway operated in order to re-create or preserve railway scenes from throughout...

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Top Travel-Themed Baby Names

Top Travel-Themed Baby Names

Choosing a baby name can be tough. For me, I looked for a bit of inspiration from what I love most- travel! Whilst some were not really our style, some names we really loved. So I thought I'd share with you some of my findings in this post on the top- travel-themed baby names.  Travel-themed baby names For hubby and I, travel has always been an important part of our lives. We had both...

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Luxury trains: Everything you need to know

Luxury trains: Everything you need to know

Luxury trains are an important part of the tourism industry. Luxury trains facilitate slow tourism and are more environmentally friendly than other forms of transport, such as flying. Whether you're thinking of travelling on a luxury train or your'e just interested in learning more about it, I have it all covered in this article! Read on to find out more... What are luxury trains? Luxury trains...

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Anuradhapura: A complete guide

Anuradhapura: A complete guide

If you are looking for a major city to visit in Sri Lanka, then Anuradhapura should be on your list. We certainly loved our visit to this remarkable ancient city on our trip across Sri Lanka with a baby. It's a great place to visit no matter whether you're a budget or luxury traveller. Here’s everything you need to know in case you’re planning a visit… Where is Anuradhapura? Located in North...

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Jeju Island weather- DO NOT trust the weather forecast!

Jeju Island weather- DO NOT trust the weather forecast!

Yes, you read that correctly. DO NOT trust the Jeju Island weather forecast!! We did... and ended up walking around in jeans and jumpers in 28 degrees... I had to strip the baby down to her nappy and we all had to wear the only sun cream that I had packed (which was factor 50- for the baby- just incase....). We lugged around 3 suitcases and a large rucksack full of clothes that we didn't wear...

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Dr Hayley Stainton

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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