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You may have been a little surprised, and an equal part amused, by our previous ACE-FX article: 15 things we bet you don’t know about the UK. But what about the London Underground? How well do you really know it? And what about its history – think you’ve got that down?We think you might not know the Tube as well as you’d expect – at least not all it’s facts, figures and strange historical occurrences. So here we go:...

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Haggling. The mere word brings dread to the heart of many; leaves limbs quaking, lips quivering. While the art of haggling is not something many are ardent about (though it is not without its satisfying elements and fond fans), it is a useful and necessary skill when travelling for any extended period of time. Haggling in essence, of course, is negotiating – something we all do in various different ways throughout ou...

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This week, we bring you a travel guide to one of our favourite parts of the world: South Africa. Whether you’re a couple, a family, or a backpacker, South Africa guarantees to meet and exceed all expectations with its colourful culture, landscape and wildlife. Situated on the southernmost tip of the African continent, it’s hard to find natural beauty that surpasses South Africa’s. If you’re planning a trip or looking...

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A country’s foreign exchange rate is one of the most critical ways in which its economic health is judged, partly why it is so regularly scrutinised and re-evaluated. For you, it’s important to be aware of changes in the exchange rate and factors that may influence it, as this will directly impact how much you will get for your money and when you should be doing your foreign currency transfers.2019 is set to be a turbulent year in the UK political and econ...

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We all like to think we know our hometowns pretty well. But a country like the UK – with a long history and many unique bizzarities – well, there are bound to be some things we have no idea about.So here we go: 15 things we bet you don’t know about the UK. Prepare to be surprised, intrigued and maybe a little amused.The top deck of the Tower Bridge was once a walkwayTower Bridg...

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Who doesn’t love a good gadget? In the modern tech-world that we live in, there are apps and gadgets for almost anything you could think of. When it comes to going abroad, these travel gadgets can come in very handy. Even better? Most of them don’t cost a fortune.From travel apps that meet your every travel where, when and how, to travel gadgets that will help you avoid luggage chaos and airport charges, read on to discover some of the best gadgets for travel that you should definitely be packin...

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