Tourist tax isn’t a new concept, but so far visitors to the UK have narrowly escaped this extra holiday cost. In October last year, some Scottish councils launched discussions to impose an additional
Since the banking crisis in 2008 Australia has actually had a pretty strong economy and growth that would have George Osborne on cloud nine, at typically 3% or more for the past four years the Australian
If you live in a tourist area it is really easy to have some really great stuff (attractions, parks and gardens etc.) on your doorstep and then never visit any of them. We live and work in St Ives in Cornwall
Do you need to understand foreign exchange rates? If you travel on a regular basis, either for business or for pleasure, it’s important to have at least a basic grasp of how foreign currency works.
On a recent blog post someone commented that you can donate left over currency to UNICEF. I said then that I would make that a subject of a future blog post and this is the result. My thanks go to Frisqus333
Many people leave buying their money until the last minute. There is no reason not to but you will not get particularly good exchange rates if you leave it until you get to the airport or having to get
Having a basic understanding of foreign currency is important if you are looking to get the best exchange rate when you buy your Euros. If you are travelling anywhere in Europe you will need to be prepared
At the end of 2009 we published an article (reprinted below) about how we expected the US Dollar to weaken. Since then a lot has happened globally and the problems within the Eurozone has most recently