April 2012
Recent Blog Posts

Ain’t No Sunshine in my Life!

Phil Partridge
Posted: April 30, 2012 by Phil Partridge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, car rental guru, Phil has rented cars all over the world and shares his knowledge and experience on the Rhinocarhire.com Blog. Favourite country to visit: France.

Sounds like it should be the British national anthem doesn’t it but there is a more serious side to ‘catching some rays’. For nearly a decade now, the medical profession has been warning the public about the dangers of exposure to UV-A and UV-B light from the sun. The ultraviolet light causes changes in molecules in the skin causing the ubiquitous sunburn but it can also cause changes in cells making them cancerous. In 2011, nearly 12,000 cases of skin cancer were diagnosed in the UK with just over 2,000 people dying from the most serious type – melanoma. 

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Airport Arrivals - Love Is All Around

Phil Partridge
Posted: April 25, 2012 by Phil Partridge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, car rental guru, Phil has rented cars all over the world and shares his knowledge and experience on the Rhinocarhire.com Blog. Favourite country to visit: France.

It’s been clichéd before, most notably in the opening credits of the film ‘Love Actually’, but there really is no better place to people watch than at an airport. Some people have the ignominious task of forever dropping people off at or collecting them from airports but, setting aside the race every time to the airport so your guests don’t think you’ve forgotten them, you have the benefit of a captive audience, all expected to do the same thing but unnervingly all managing to do it differently.

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What Is A Summer Holiday To You?

Phil Partridge
Posted: April 23, 2012 by Phil Partridge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, car rental guru, Phil has rented cars all over the world and shares his knowledge and experience on the Rhinocarhire.com Blog. Favourite country to visit: France.

Is it long days soaking up the sun, an occasional cool off in the sea and getting through the latest Lee Child thriller or are you the restless type that can’t stay still on a sunbed and have to be in the sea, swimming or jet skiing or windsurfing?

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Top Tips For Budget Travellers

Phil Partridge
Posted: April 19, 2012 by Phil Partridge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, car rental guru, Phil has rented cars all over the world and shares his knowledge and experience on the Rhinocarhire.com Blog. Favourite country to visit: France.

Times are hard for most people in Europe and government cuts in the UK have impacted many families very harshly but there’s one think that the British family finds it hard to give up on and that’s the annual holiday.
So what are the options when times are tough?

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The Language Barrier

Phil Partridge
Posted: April 16, 2012 by Phil Partridge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, car rental guru, Phil has rented cars all over the world and shares his knowledge and experience on the Rhinocarhire.com Blog. Favourite country to visit: France.

We Brits are probably the laziest in the world – and I don’t mean for getting nothing done – I’m referring to learning languages. I’m a schoolteacher by profession and have spent many years trying to encourage hundreds of children to learn conversational French. Invariably I find an inability, bordering on an unwillingness to learn, grounded in centuries of ‘the Empire’ where the xenophobic attitude of ‘why can’t they speak English’ still prevails as if it’s hereditary.

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