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Top 7 great places to stay in Bangkok

Bangkok is a bustling, energy-consuming, down right crazy place to visit! You’re going to need a decent place to stay and a base to explore from. Plus air con and a roof top pool never hurt anyone! (it’s going to be hot in Bangkok, seriously hot). Here’s our pick of the top 7 places to stay in Bangkok:

*prices are per person per night

1.Top Inn

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Spotlight on: STA Travel Milton Keynes

At STA Travel we live by “We Know Because We Go”. We’re travellers just like you, and when we aren’t helping you with your adventures we’re off having our own! Travel Experts visit hundreds of faraway places every year, and they’ll use their experiences and life-changing moments, to help YOU create your very own bespoke trip.

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The Queensland Working Holiday Survival Guide

Dreaming of sleeping under the Outback stars or getting plenty of time to swim in the Australian surf? Then why not consider travelling Down Under on a Working Holiday Visa, earn some dollars whilst you travel and get to experience more of the Aussie dream.
We couldn’t think of anywhere better to escape to than Queensland, from the Gold Cost to the Great Barrier Reef, sun soaked Queensland has got it going on from backpackers and working holiday hunters, so why not take advantage of the opportunity to take a working holiday, after all, you have your entire life to work a typical 9-5…
These tips will help you avoid the pitfalls and get more of the good stuff from beautiful Australia.

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A Guide to Gold Coast Surf Culture

Discover the best breaks and learn to surf in paradise. Literally. We’re not joking. Surfer’s Paradise is a suburb within the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast has some of the most impressive waves and hosts many international surfing competitions. Here’s 10 facts to get you feeling pretty stoked about the Gold Coast:

Top 10 Surfy facts about the Gold Coast

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Six myths about travelling solo

Cathy Winston is editor of 101 Singles Holidays, based in London but constantly plotting how to add to her tally of 60 countries. Her first solo trip was to Egypt 17 years ago when all her friends were too skint to come along. It turned out to be addictive…

Whether you’re planning a solo city break, eyeing up a singles beach holiday or have your heart set on going on a round-the-world trip, there’ll always be a few people to tell you solo travel is a bad idea. But despite all the myths about why you shouldn’t be travelling alone, especially single female travellers, here’s why they’re dead wrong.

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