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How to stay safe in a heatwave on holiday

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This year’s summer heatwave has seen some record-breaking temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere, in places such as California, Glasgow, and Tbilisi. Extreme heat can be dangerous to your health, and it’s important to protect yourself from sunburn and heat exhaustion both at home and on holiday. Here are some simple things that you can do

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How to use less plastic when you travel

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In a world of tiny ‘holiday-ready’ plastic bottles being sold for convenience, going on holiday often increases the amount of plastic we use. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s easy to swap a few simple items on your packing list to make sure you’re using less plastic when you travel. Read these

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Learn a new skill on holiday

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Generally speaking a holiday is when you have more time on your hands. As such it is the ideal time to acquire a new skill. I learnt to ski on holiday in Austria and have completed a Tuscan vegetarian cookery course while on a break to Italy. Next on my list is scuba diving then

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How to spend less on holiday

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As we roll further into May, thoughts of summer vacations start to grow in our minds and we begin to look forward to our well-earned breaks away from the day-to-day routines. However, for many of us there is still a niggling problem associated with the summer trip abroad – money. While no one will question

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How to organise your medication when travelling

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We discuss the importance of planning your medication schedule before you travel across time zones. Many passengers are able to enjoy travelling, even when they have existing medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes or epilepsy. As long as your doctor has confirmed that you’re safe to take your trip and you’ve taken precautions

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