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Best Travel Advice

Posted by admin on Oct-21-2014

RIDDLE! What is it? They spend thousands encouraging us to buy it. We are advised never to go on holiday without it. But when we want to buy it, they don’t want to sell it to us.
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So after much deliberation we have chosen the holiday destination, sorted out the flights, and already we are picturing ourselves languishing on warm sands with the inviting blue sea stretching before us, and we just have the minor formality of the holiday travel insurance and then all the arrangements will be complete. Did I say MINOR? Well, yes, holiday insurance was once just a minor formality, but now for retired folk or senior citizens it has become a MAJOR, MAJOR problem. (In fact, when talking to friends it appears that holiday insurance has replaced house prices as the after dinner discussion). The problem is not only about how health affects the cost of insurance but it’s about how age affects the cost of insurance. Isn’t it amazing how an insurance company can take your annual holiday insurance payments for years, you have never made a claim, and suddenly because you have just passed a certain birthday you are too risky to consider. Your medical history may be fine, in fact you may be fitter than the 30 year old couch potato on the end of the telephone, but that doesn’t count – the only thing that counts is the date on your birth certificate. And when you do find an insurance company who will cover you, you find that the premium costs more than the holiday.

However, one thing is certain, WE MUST HAVE HOLIDAY TRAVEL INSURANCE (you realize how essential it is when you consider that an air ambulance from the USA will set you back approx

Trip Package Deals

Posted by admin on Oct-19-2014

Going on a summer vacation can be exciting, but only if you choose the perfect destination to suit your needs. For many people they know that they want to go on a summer vacation, but they do not yet know where they want to travel to. Deciding upon the perfect destination can take time and it is a decision that should not be taken lightly.

Planning Your Perfect Summer Vacation

The first step to choosing the perfect destination for you is to decide what it is that you are looking to get out of the vacation. Do you want a package holiday in the Caribbean? Do you want to go camping or take part in an adventure holiday? Whatever it is that you want to do; you can then find a destination that is perfect for it. Once you know what it is that you want from your holiday, you can then find the perfect destination. So if you are looking to go skiing then the Alps would be ideal. If you are looking to play golf, then Ireland might be the best choice for you.

You can find all the information you need either online or in travel brochures. The best thing about brochures is they allow you to actually see the places you will be potentially visiting. Usually you can get a feel for a place just by looking at it in a travel brochure. So if you cannot get into your local travel agency, order a brochure online.

You may already have a destination in mind that you would love to travel to. If so then do as much research as possible about that destination. Many have a place stuck in their head, yet they fail to do any adequate research and they then end up having a miserable holiday. As well as researching using brochures and the internet, it might also be a good idea to talk to friends and family. See where they have been and what they thought of the destination they went to. Often you can get new ideas from them and you know whether the destination is any good or not because your friends and family have actually been.

Overall choosing the right destination for your summer vacation is not always as easy as you would imagine it to be. There is a lot to think about and if you do not do the right amount of research beforehand the holiday cold end up not as you first imagined it.

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Information About Australia

Posted by admin on Oct-17-2014

With only New Zealand as a true contender for the title of the finest merino wool in the world, Australia is proud of its merino wool heritage. For more than two hundred years, Australia has been the leading producer of the finest merino wool that can be purchased.

The Four Main Grades of Australian Merino Wool

The finest garments and products are made with the highest grades of merino wool. There are four distinctive types of merino wool and they are strong, medium, fine and superfine. Each of the sheep that are known to grow these disparate grades of merino wool are bred in order to suit a particular climatic set of circumstances.

• Fine and superfine merinos are found in the tablelands of the north and southern regions of New South Wales. Super fine merino wool creates excellent wool of brilliant colors as well as softness that cannot be beat.

• Medium merino wool giving sheep can be found in Western Australia, Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales. These merino wool sheep are raised for their wool first and their meat second.

• Strong merino wool are found most mainly in South and Western Australia and mainly in the western region of New South Wales. This sheep produces merino wool that is heavy with thick staple lengths and wide diameter fibers.

A Variety of Merino Sheep

Since the first merino sheep arrived in Australia in the end of the 19th century, sheep farmers have been trying to perfect the very creatures that grow such a valuable fiber upon their bodies. There are many sub-species of the sheep that provide us with the merino wool we love to wear so well.

1. Poll Merino- this is a comparatively new addition to the breed of merino sheep. He is bred for the ease of handling and lack of horns on the rams.

2. The Fonthill Merino- this breed of sheep was created by crossing an American bred merino to a Saxon strain that is known for its fine wool.

3. The Boorla Merino- this strain of merino wool sheep has a long breeding season and is extremely fertile.

The Fabric You Most Want to Own

No matter what type of merino wool sheep your woolen products come from, you can be sure that you are buying the most absorbent, comfortable fabric that can be put next to your skin. You will not experience any irritation or discomfort when your merino wool products are of the fine and super fine grades of wool. Remember, there is nothing more natural than fabric made from living and breathing creatures. Don’t you want to have authentic Australian merino wool next to your skin?

Merino wool can be not only a part of your apparel; it can be part of your home furnishings to make a cozy place even warmer. You can choose from such merino wool products as blankets, throw pillows, bedding, carpeting and a host of other high quality products that will make your house more of a home.

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