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What Europe Wouldn't Miss About Britain

What Europe Wouldn't Miss About Britain
Because everyone in Europe just loves us, right?

The relationship between Britain and Europe is going through somewhat of a tumultuous period currently with the debate about whether Britain should Remain in or Leave the EU raging. Whether Britain will stay or leave is unclear – but here at Just The Flight we have taken a different perspective on the debate entirely (as we like to do!) and asked ourselves what Europe won’t miss about the wonderful British people should a Leave vote dominate, or indeed, what Europe can continue to “enjoy” about us Brits if we remain!

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Holiday Locations Trump Should Avoid This Summer

Holiday Locations Trump Should Avoid This Summer
The list of places the hamster-haired politico isn't welcome is just 'Yuuuuuuuge'

Donald Trump has not been shy in voicing his opinions whilst on the campaign trail and, whilst he divides opinion in the US, he has also gathered quite a following. Unfortunately, those people, places and countries he has been offending across the globe may not be as supportive of his divisive and often offensive statements. With summer just around the corner, we have looked at the locations that Trump may want to avoid this time round, as well as giving a couple of possible holiday spots that may be a good fit…

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People We Hate at the Airport

People We Hate at the Airport
You REALLY shouldn't be these people, it annoys the snot out of us.

The airport can be a stressful place when you have a flight to catch. The danger of missing your flight and ending up either missing your long awaited holiday or becoming stranded in a foreign country is a very real one and as such, tensions can run high. Maybe that’s why the unsavoury behaviour or certain other travellers and even some staff at airports can make our blood boil! Check out our infographic on the most annoying types of people found at the airport, based on a Just The Flight survey!

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Train vs Plane

Train vs Plane
Daily commute from Bratislava anyone?

It was in 1807 that the first public railway was opened - a long time on the tracks by any estimation - so you’d be forgiven for thinking that by now the journey should always be quick, cheap and easy. You’d also be wrong. With train prices seemingly forever on the rise, we have looked at just how bad things have become with our infographic “Train Vs Plane – Making Your Money Go The Distance”.

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Gifts Given Between Countries

Gifts Given Between Countries
Straw penis sheath anyone? Anyone? No?

Everybody loves receiving gifts and as it turns out, foreign diplomats are no different. The tradition of offering reciprocal gifts when two countries meet has long been a tradition, but one that brings up the same problems we can all relate to when giving presents. Will they like it? Is it appropriate? What do you get a country that, quite literally, has everything? Find out the best and worst in our infographic!

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Famous Journeys Of Discovery

Famous Journeys Of Discovery
The voyages of the world's greatest explorers

Travel is often a time of discovery – meeting new people, exploring new places, finding yourself and learning the hard way that not every street food vendor upholds the optimal food hygiene standards! It is no different for the explorers of the past – journeying far and wide to broaden the knowledge of the world both geographically and scientifically. That’s why we have looked at some of the most famous journeys that helped to transform the world into what we know it as today

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Brands With Different Names Around The World

Brands With Different Names Around The World
No one will ever convince me 'Snickers' is the correct name for a Marathon.

When travelling abroad you can often find yourself surrounded by unfamiliar things: new people, new places and often a new language. But at least there is one constant you can rely on – your favourite brands, familiar and comforting, right…? Unfortunately, the chocolate bar you crave or the beer you long for may be unrecognisable in this foreign land! Many brands go by a different guise depending upon where in the world they are being sold. Find out the brand names you need to look out for in order to enjoy some of your favourite products outside of your home country!

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20 Bizarre Insults from Around the World

20 Bizarre Insults from Around the World
Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries

Ever wondered what your waiter was muttering under his breath when you sent back your starter, or what that local guy said to his friend when you asked him for direction that sent them into fits of laughter? The anxious feeling of being spoken about unfavourably when abroad is all too familiar, so know what you could be in for by brushing up on some of the most imaginative put-downs with our infographic “20 Bizarre Insults From Around The World”. Never again be in the dark on your travels if you are unfortunate enough to be on the receiving end of any of these phrases!

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Just the Flight Launches 'The Delay Pod'

Just the Flight Launches 'The Delay Pod'
Fog? What fog? Sorry, I was making myself comfortable in my Delay Pod...

Remember that night when you had to kip up on the terminal floor in at Amsterdam Schiphol, because bad weather meant your flight got cancelled? Or that time when you dashed from Terminal 1 to Terminal 5 at Heathrow, only to miss your connecting flight by minutes? We’ve all been there, and it ain't pretty, trying without success to find a spare row of seats without armrests in order to get an unlikely hour or two of sleep. Your prayers are then answered, by Just The Flight's revolutionary Delay-Pod; a portable but comfortable cocoon to help you dose off in any terminal in the world!

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Bond Villain HQs You Can Visit In Real Life

Bond Villain HQs You Can Visit In Real Life
"I've been expecting you, Mr. Bond"

From Dr. No to Ernst Blofeld, Bond villains are almost as iconic as the MI6 agent himself. And whether they rule from a deserted island or from inside an extinct volcano, there is no denying that Bond would not be Bond without their plotting and scheming. So whether you want earn your own License To Kill by infiltrating their hideouts yourself, or would prefer to channel your inner Blofeld and pretend it’s your own – we have gathered the Bond Villain HQs You Can Visit In Real Life.

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