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The Essential Travel Blog brings together travel experts and the travelling community in an interactive, light-hearted look at the world of travel, featuring; hidden travel gems, hot topics and exclusive interviews.
You're bound to meet these characters out and about on your travels - which one are you?
Three Peaks Challenge
Essential Travel takes a look at how different countries around the world celebrate Easter.
This month we brought you the guide on learning to surf, so we thought we'd back this up with a lesson in surfing etiquette for crowded days.
Meeting people when you're travelling can be an exciting or daunting experience. Read our simple advice for making friends with fellow travellers.