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NEF Advanced 6A Travel Vocabulary

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trip
travelling from one place to another:
my weekly ____ to the bank.
journey
travelling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time;
a _____ to China.
to travel
to go from one place to another, as by car, train, plane, or ship:
They _____ all night.
cancel/call off
a trip / a flight / a visit (decide not to go)
cut short
a trip / a visit (finish earlier than planned)
go
camping/backpacking/sightseeing
go on
an outing (or excursion) / a trip/ holiday / a safari
postpone/put off
a trip/a visit (rechedule it for a later time)
set off/set out
on a journey/early (start)
take out
travel insurance
breathtaking
extremely exciting, beautiful or surprising
dull
causing boredom:
She almost fell asleep during his ____ sermon.
lively
Animated
off the beaten track
not usual, away from the usual tourist routes
overcrowded
congested, with too many people or things
overrated
have a higher opinion of (someone or something) than is deserved
picturesque
charming or pleasing to the eye:
a _____ village.
spoilt
to damage or harm severely; ruin:
The rip _____ the delicate fabric.
touristy
attracting or designed to attract a lot of tourists
city break
a short, usually weekend stay in a city
a package holiday
a holiday arranged by a travel agent, which includes the flight, hotel etc
a stop-over
a stay somewhere for a short time during a long journey
day trip
a journey to a place and back again in the same day
guided tour
a group tour that includes the services of one or more tour guides
site
location
This is the ____________ of the accident
low-cost
economical
long-haul
long distance (e.g. a flight)
to wander around
To explore in a leisurely way, especially on foot, without a particular direction or purpose
tacky
(informal) used about something that looks cheap and of poor quality or something that shows bad taste
to soak up
to immerse yourself in the atmosphere / the culture