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Health and travel advice for Hajj pilgrims

September 15, 2014 by

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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office offers advice ahead of the Hajj With thousands of British Muslims expected to attend this year’s Hajj pilgrimage, predicted to fall between 2 – 7 October, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is urging those travelling to Saudi Arabia to be fully prepared and follow up-to-date travel advice before embarking […]

Onwards and upwards: Edinburgh Airport’s flying high!

August 11, 2014 by

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Edinburgh Airport has broken records yet again after seeing more than 1.1 million passengers travel through its terminal in July. Following its record-breaking summer last year, Scotland’s busiest airport has eclipsed its previous July passenger total, making it the first airport in Scottish history to reach this milestone. A total of 1,104,264 people passed through […]

Travellers: know before you go!

August 7, 2014 by

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Don’t get caught out by local customs: advice to holidaymakers from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office:  Every year British nationals risk getting caught out by local laws and customs when travelling overseas. From driving a dirty car in Russia, to wearing camouflage clothing in Barbados, travellers could end up with a hefty fine or may […]

Win the trip of a lifetime …

January 30, 2013 by

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… courtesy of mydestination.com/edinburgh Edinburgh globetrotters are being given the opportunity to win the prize of a lifetime.  Launching in Edinburgh this week, travel’s Biggest, Baddest, Bucket List competition offers one lucky winner a six month, all inclusive blogging trip around the world, taking in a minimum 25 international destinations and $50,000 (USD) prize money upon […]

Edinburgh is ‘Europe’s Leading Destination’

October 8, 2012 by

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Forget Milan, London, Paris and Barcelona – Edinburgh has been named Europe’s Leading Destination at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2012. Speaking after Saturday’s ceremony, delighted City of Edinburgh Council Leader Andrew Burns said: “This is fantastic news for Edinburgh and a terrific endorsement from the people who work in the travel industry. Edinburgh is already a multi-award winning […]