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Thailand – Bangkok and Khoa Lak

During the summer holidays this year, I travelled to Thailand with my family. We started the holiday in Bangkok where we stayed in the Chatrium Riverside Hotel, from the hotel we were able to access the main pier which linked to the sky train. While we visited Bangkok we went on a guided tour around…
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Family and Multi Centre Holidays

Whether you are a family thinking of getting away this summer for a fun-filled break with activities to keep the kids occupied, or a couple looking for a multi-centre holiday of a lifetime, then now is the time to get those thinking caps on and start booking before the rush. We’ve compiled some ideas for…
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The Magic of the Maldives

You won't believe the blues and turquoises of the atolls that make up this group of islands in the beautiful Indian Ocean. Whether you want to dive, snorkel, swim or explore the villages or just take it all in from the sundeck of the gorgeous Yasawa Princess, you will experience the holiday of a lifetime,…
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Trekking and Hiking Holiday Ideas for 2017

If your idea of a great holiday involves some strenuous exercise and exploration, you’ll be interested in the finest trekking and hiking holiday ideas for 2017. Borneo Walking in Borneo provides so many stunning sights and having the chance to view the world-famous Proboscis monkeys or spend time with the orangutans at the Sepilok rehabilitation…
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Bespoke Holiday Packages for 2017

Package holidays have long been a staple of the tourist industry and for many travellers; they provide an affordable and sensible way to enjoy a holiday. Knowing that someone else is taking care of everything relating to the trip is a big comfort for many people and it is easy to see why so many…
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5 Luxury Holiday Ideas for 2017

If you are thinking of holiday options for 2017 and you want to book a luxury trip, here are some great ways to spend your time. These are 5 luxury holiday ideas for 2017. Luxury Cruises When it comes to enjoying a luxury holiday, booking a luxury Adriatic cruise trip is often the best idea,…
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Dubai Perfect for Family Holidays

Dubai’s reputation as a tourist attraction has been built on golf, entertainment, shopping and dining; which has led many people to suggest that this is an area idea for solo travellers, business people and couples. These groups are well represented in Dubai but in more recent times, Dubai has offered a lot more for people…
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Borneo Adventure Holidays

The island of Borneo welcomes travellers with a wide range of enticing areas, destinations and activities. You may think that this style of island is best for relaxing and lazing around in great comfort, but there is a sense of adventure waiting for you on your Borneo trekking holiday. This is the third largest island…
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How to get the most from your Maldives holiday

It might seem like a bizarre concept that you could go to the Maldives and not have a fantastic time, but as with any place there are ways of ensuring that you squeeze the most pleasure, fun and enjoyment out of it! Go big or go home! The Maldives is not the place to travel…
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Luxury Places to Go on Holiday

There are so many beautiful places to visit that have become more and more accessible over time that often deciding where to go on holiday can result in a ‘shortlist’ that fills an A4 page! (more…)
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5 Tips for the perfect travel wardrobe

With your luxury bespoke holiday and flights booked, it’s time to start planning ahead for what can sometimes feel like the most demanding part of getting ready for your vacation – deciding what clothes to pack! But choosing your travel outfits doesn’t need to be stressful. Here to make things easier are some of the…
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4 Luxury Holiday Destinations

Cruise to the Maldives The term ‘paradise’ gets bandied about with wilful abandon, but when applied to the Maldives, if anything it’s an understatement. There exists no place found on the world map that epitomises luxury travel more (more…)
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Holidays to Borneo

Malaysian Borneo is such a magical place that it would be a travesty not to visit it once in your lifetime and experience the many wonderful sights, sounds, smells and experiences it has to offer. (more…)
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Dubai – Now a Popular Family Holiday Destination

Family Holidays in Dubai The ultramodern city of Dubai has a well-deserved reputation as the millionaire’s playground, backed up by gleaming apartment blocks, a staggering array of fancy cars on the road and a generally upmarket feel (not to mention the incredible shops)  but in recent years it has firmly established itself as one of…
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Summer Beach style tips for over-50s

Choosing what to wear on the beach or poolside that's fashionable and yet also comfortable can be problematic at any age. But getting older doesn't mean it has to become a hopeless task - by choosing beachwear and casual clothing that flatters and complements your more mature body shape you can enjoy your holiday in…
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5 Luxury Holidays from Around the World

Thailand There are few parts of this Earth that do luxury travel quite as well as South East Asia. In particular, the welcoming smiles and service ethic of the people involved in the tourist industry in Thailand should be used to teach the rest of the world. Thailand benefits from astonishing diversity, from idyllic island and…
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Travel Checklist

  Things to do before you go Check that your passport is valid Check your tickets are correct Have you got the required visas Have the relevant vaccinations certificates Arrangement have been made for pets Arrange foreign currency? Check you don’t exceed allowances – pack carefully Make sure to have valid travel insurance Travellers checklist…
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Top Holiday Destinations for 2016

Now that the Christmas holidays are slowly but surely fading into the hazy realms of memory and the winter blues are well and truly setting in, now is just the time to begin thinking about this year’s next great escape – the summer holiday. (more…)
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Cologne Christmas Markets

In December I went to the Cologne Christmas markets for 5 days via P&O cruises, taking an overnight ferry from Hull to Rotterdam. I would definitely recommend visiting the city in December as there are a lot of traditional German market stalls, with excellent gifts and Christmas decorations. People from all around the world go to visit, therefore the atmosphere…
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Lovers Who Can’t (wait for a short break)

Lovers who can’t wait to get away for a short break will find no better hide-out than the charming waterways and cobbled streets of Venice. So, why take a short break in Venice? It only takes visitors a few seconds wandering down the mysterious back streets of Venice to fall in love with its delicate charm.…
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