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Health and travel advice for Hajj pilgrims

September 15, 2014 by


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


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


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


… courtesy of 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


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 […]