A Christmas Market in rural Germany

  Christmas markets have a long tradition in several Northern European countries. Most popular are those in Germany. Year after year plenty of visitors flog to the more famous ones in Munich or Nürnberg.  But I had a very special day in a tiny rural town in Bavaria/Germany.

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Day of the Dead in Mazatlán, Mexico

You can’t say you’ve experienced Day of the Dead until you have done so in Mexico. Marching through the city streets among thousands of skull painted faces walking past festively decorated altars truly celebrates the country’s indigenous observance, traced back to this modern Mexican holiday.

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Travelling in Search of Paradise?

Travellers in search of paradise will surely find it here in the Andaman Sea; and while you will not be alone, you can however can take a measure of comfort with a cold beer in a breathtaking environment....

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St Petersburg, Russia; A History Lovers Delight

Exploring St Petersburg is an amazing experience, best accomplished via foot and with a guide. There is simply so much to see and do its advisable to have a local help you discover millenniums of history...

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Risk Management for Travellers

Understanding and acknowledging risk management may seem like too serious a topic to embrace when embarking upon a trip but it can make the difference between having a great time and averting a tragedy...

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5 Tips On Letting Go and Getting Started Travelling...

Making that first commitment and taking that first step is sometimes the only barrier between you and your travel dreams. Here Peter Smith recommends 5 things that will help you find your tipping point.....

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Key West - Conch Republic, Caribbean

You are never far away from a good time in Key West, the locals are good natured and the visitors come with one aim in mind at that is to have fun no matter what the time of day ...

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How Much Money Do You Need To Go Travelling?

Here at Travel Generation we've recently been asked how much money does someone need to go travelling? We've compiled a simple guide to help you plan....

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Behind the Tourism Facade; A Volunteer Workers Perspective of Sri Lanka

After finishing university, I paid to do an all-inclusive overseas volunteering project. I took on a teaching role in a Convent/Orphanage in Kandy, Sri Lanka..

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My Top Five Beaches In The World

Now this is subjective, I haven’t been everywhere but I love beaches and prefer sand over shingle or rocks and I have been very fortunate to have seen quite a few great beaches in my travels.

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