Ideas, suggestions and recommendations that can help you choose from a more limited palette of options that we know — both from professional and personal experience.

Can you find romance on holiday?

In the last of our Travel and Love series for the month we ask the question: Can you find romance on holiday? The simple answer if yes. If you are open, relaxed and doing a little flirting than the best romances can happen while you are travelling. When you are removed from real world problems and your daily routine, romance is ripe for picking. Many people plan to travel to let their hair down and
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8 Ways Travel Can Help to Rekindle Romance

Do you remember the initial excitement of meeting up with your loved one? You can't keep your hands off each other and everything the other person does seems to be somehow magical. This blissful time may not last forever and that feeling of electricity may fade a little. Holding hands and tendering reaching out to touch each other are two ways to show your partner that you still care but embarking on a new travel

5 Unique Honeymoon Trends

Where can you go to turn off after the busy wedding planning? You deserve some time out with your loved one to celebrate your new life together and enjoy each others company. There is something for every fun loving couple but we have chosen the top 5 honeymoon trends that keep popping up in the popular lists. A Honeymoon for Beach Lovers in the Caribbean Relax and unwind on some of the most pristine beaches
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Top 10 Romantic Places to Visit 2020

This month we are celebrating all things Romantic here at TravelBug.ie We have teamed up with our travel experts to come up with unique romantic travel ideas for your next trip. Travel always has some element of romance attached to it. Everyone feels some kind of spark as they walk through stunning landscapes, taste delicious food and learn about new cultures. From the pristine beaches of Bali to the clear blue seas of the magical

4 Unique Wellness Vacation Ideas for 2020

If you are hoping to stay on a healthy buzz for the year then planning a wellness vacation may be the ideal way to take a break from your routine. 1. Embark on a River Cruise from Budapest Is there a better way to discover Europe? Maybe not. A river cruise is Europe will allow you to experience the historic cities, visit iconic attractions and enjoy exploring the medieval towns. Unwind at your leisure as

Infographic: 7 Reasons why you Should Take a Healthy Holiday

A holiday should be a time to escape from routine, eliminate stress and de-clutter your mind. Here are 7 reasons why we think you should consider a healthy holiday this year. Get in touch with one of the Travel Centres agents today to learn more about the top healthy holidays this year.
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6 Healthy Holiday Ideas to Recharge in 2020

For the month of January we are celebrating all things health and travel related. There are so many places that we can visit to take a healthy holiday for 2020. We have come up with 6 healthy holiday ideas to get you in the mood. 1. Star Gazing in Portugal Portugal has become one of the hottest destinations in Europe. With the warm sunny days, the gigantic Atlantic ocean waves and friendly hospitality, Portugal is
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11 Reasons Why Travel is Good for You

Travel provides the chance to turn off, relax, find new experiences and make new memories. Often we get caught up in our day to day existence, repeating the same tasks and living in a constant routine. By taking a well deserved holiday we can feel a renewed sense of self and allow ourselves to recharge the batteries. A study by Cornell University found that people derive more happiness from experiences than material goods. It is

Five questions you should ask yourself before you travel in 2020

Technology may well indeed be shrinking the world around us and connecting us in myriad ways through innovations such as Skype, WhatsApp and Instagram but it’s also surprisingly large when you start to consider where you want to travel to next and there are many things to consider; not least of which is cost. Leaving cost aside though for one moment, let’s consider all the other factors that determine where we travel to? (more…)

The Power of Propaganda

If you Google the meaning of the word ‘Propaganda’, you’ll get the following definition ‘information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view’. We normally associate propaganda with totalitarian or rogue states but it is a political tool and strategy that is used on all sides and even the ‘good guys’ are not averse to the use of ‘misinformation’ if it achieves the necessary results. (more…)

Mass Tourism — is it a good or a bad thing?

I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful town of Kotor in Montenegro a few weeks ago. I had first visited the stunning medieval town nine years ago and was captivated by its stunning location at the end of a deep inlet and the well-preserved condition of much of its buildings. Indeed, it was so perfect that it almost looked fake — like a recently constructed film set. On both occasions, I visited the town

Washington, DC — Brain City USA!

Washington, DC is synonymous with many things, but higher learning is probably not one of them. Being the centre of government and federal administration for the most powerful country on the face of the planet, you would expect it to be populated with a lot of smart people — whether they be politicians, lobbyists or senior civil servants but the statistic that took me aback, I have to say is the revelation that Washington, DC,

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