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Saturday snippets: 9th of July 2016

Jul 9th, 2016 | By

What do elephants, Beatrix Potter, Durham Cathedral and Elizabethan theatre in France have in common? They are all in Adrian’s column this week

Confusing currencies

Mar 6th, 2015 | By

Now that Australia is in the Eurovision song contest will people now believe that the Aussie dollar doesn’t exist but that the Aussie euro rules down under?

Loyal or Unadventurous?

Sep 5th, 2010 | By

Two surveys have come out which give an indication of how loyal we are to certain destinations. Are we loyal because we like them, because we like the familiar or because we are reluctant to try new places. Probably people approach this in different ways but, to the destination, it is important in that it tells them how to contact us. They can then emphasise familiar things to those of us that don’t like change and conversely, how much there has been for those of us who like something new.

Exercising on Holiday?

Jan 26th, 2009 | By

An independent online travel agent,, issued the results of a survey last week . Apart from things which you could probably guess, for example, 77%of people made a new years’ resolution to lose weight , the survey also said that 60% or respondents (the survey covered 1,225 people) do more exercise while they are on holiday for a week than they do thoughout the entire year at home. If this survey is of active people perhaps it is right. But if it is a
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