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Alex Francis

Blogger and travel writer, I like my holidays either really cold or really hot. If I'm not flying down an icy mountain or relaxing on a scorching-hot beach, I'm not interested!
Pancake Day: Best pancakes from around the world
Better known as Pancake Day, Shrove Tuesday is the last chance to use up over-indulgent ingredients such as eggs,...
Five great getaways for couples
Whether you’re going away for your honeymoon or celebrating an anniversary, there is an abundance of choice when it...
UK beats US to become world’s fifth best tourist destination
A study has placed the UK in fifth place in its 2013 ranking of top 10 countries for travel...
Website launched to help air passengers claim refunds
A new website has been launched to help travellers claim compensation after flight delays, cancellations and diversions.
Lying, stealing… how far would you go to save money on holiday?
When we’re in a foreign land, it seems that our moral compass goes completely out of whack as we...
Best places for an adrenaline-fuelled break
With a world of exciting, exhilarating and downright dangerous pursuits available to try, adrenaline junkies are spoiled for holiday...
British Airways launches inaugural flights to Tenerife
British Airways has announced that its inaugural flight to Tenerife took off from London Gatwick with a full quota...
Low-cost fares across Europe with Ryanair sale
Budget airline Ryanair has announced that buyers can snap up flights across its European network from just £14.99.
BA reveals favourite seats of air passengers
British Airways has looked into our preferences when we are able to choose where we sit, with some interesting...