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The yearly Edinburgh Fringe Fest is not for the faint of heart. No matter how much people try to ‘pace themselves’ on day one, inevitably most will reach the end of the line wiped out beyond belief. But in a good way, of course! The largest art celebration on the planet may be a colossal handful even if tackled with military style precision, yet the rewards of attending this absolutely mind-blowing, excessively fun festival is not to be dismissed. The only bummer about going home with the mother-of-all-hangovers is the fact that most only remember some of it.

Top Tips on Surviving the Edinburgh Festival

Do you spend your lunch-break scouring deals on Kayak and checking out reviews on Trip Advisor? Does your dog growl when you get home but leaps with bliss when he sees your house sitter? If you answered yes to these, I have some bad news. You, my fellow nomad, may be a travel-addict.

Travel is like a drug, it affects people of all ages and for all sorts of different reasons. Some people travel to relax, others to explore new lands and discover foreign cultures. It matters not why, how or when one travels, as long as that itch is satisfied on a regular basis, then the travel-addict will remain calm, cool and collected. Much like all other addictions, travel also has a way of sneaking up on you insidiously. You won’t realise you have a problem, of course; not until a visiting friend asks you why your shower caddy is full with miniature shampoo bottles and why there are 27 pairs of fluffy white hotel slippers next to your front door.

Top 15 signs you’re a travel addict

Feb 14th 2014, 13:40 by Laura Pattara