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Rabies – don’t bring it back from holiday

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

It’s not just bites from rabid dogs that can give you rabies…find out what else you need to avoid. If you’re an animal lover it is tempting when on holiday… Read more…

How to stay in a four-star Paris hotel from €17

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, July 28, 2014

From 21 July to 10 August you can stay in a three- or four-star hotel in Paris and pay what you think it’s worth. On departure from the hotel, the… Read more…

What’s green, fast and good for you?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 25, 2014

Not a wheatgrass smoothie no…it’s cycling! As cycling fever grips France, with the Le Tour de France moving into its 19th Stage from Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour to Bergerac… Read more…

Seven scrumptious food markets to whet your travel appetite

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, July 24, 2014

What do you like to do on holiday? Chances are it will involve eating lots of lovely local food, be it snails, cheese, durian, dates, ham, dried fish, deep fried… Read more…

Do you ‘Tu’ or do you ‘Vous’?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, July 21, 2014

An amusing Los Angeles Times flow chart (click here to view it) about the use of ‘tu’ or ‘vous’ has thrown the spotlight (again!) on the use of the formal… Read more…

Thinking of volunteering in Europe? Look no further

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 18, 2014

Finding reputable organisations that run volunteer projects can be the trickiest part of volunteering. We show you where to look:   According to a Eurobarometer survey, three out of ten… Read more…

How to be safe in the mountains of France this summer

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 18, 2014

The mountains of France are beautiful, but, as most people know, there present a heightened risk of accidents, mainly because people who visit tend to practice more risky  activities such… Read more…

Your child’s gone missing on holiday, here’s what you do

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, July 17, 2014

If you live in Europe or are on holiday there and you have the dreadful experience of losing your child, perhaps at a market, on a crowded beach, in a… Read more…

How do you treat a jellyfish sting?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, July 17, 2014

There’s some conflicting information about treating jellyfish stings, mainly concerning the use of vinegar or not. Read on to find out when vinegar is and is not recommended. (Hover over… Read more…

Win up to €1,500 for a 250-word story!

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Create a storyboard that sums up your experience using the European Health Insurance Card and win, win, win! All citizens (over 18 years old) from any EU Member State as… Read more…

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