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I’m not sure what it is, but there seems to be a great fascination with buildings, monuments and even whole towns that have been abandoned. I too find it all hauntingly beautiful - even if sometimes an abandoned place gives me the creeps. Maybe it’s the history behind the place, or the stories you can make up in your head about what happened there.
If you’re jetting off for a well earned break, whatever you do, don’t travel unprotected! Nobody likes to think about what could go wrong whilst on holiday, but the financial risk of overseas medical costs and replacing lost luggage just isn't worth it. Here’s a couple of ways you could cut the cost of your insurance premium.
Now that the warm weather has started to show its face, it won’t be long before our days are filled with barbeques and water fights. Water fights tend to go hand in hand with food fights - which got me thinking about what food throwing festivities are going to take place throughout the year. Here’s a run down of the wildest, messiest and most creative food fight festivals around the world.