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Aug 8 2014 / Competitions // Holidays

Win a holiday of a lifetime with #selfiestories


But first, let me take a selfie. That’s it. Just take a selfie and upload it, the more imaginative, innovative and funny the better! That’s all you need to do, to be in with a chance of winning a holiday of a lifetime for you and three of your friends and family. If you are the lucky winner, not […]

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Aug 4 2014 / Infographics

The Great Escape – Brits dodge work by booking holidays

Brits at work Cosmos infographic

It’s strange when you think about it, but without work, there’d be no such thing as holiday. After all, you can’t enjoy your time off if you don’t have anything to take time off from! So, if you find yourself sitting at your desk fantasising about your next getaway, you can be pretty sure you’re not the only one. […]

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Jul 30 2014 / Guide to Majorca

A guide to Cala d’Or for families

Cala d'Or

Cala d’Or is a charming resort on Majorca’s east coast. Its name translates as ‘golden cove’ and when you see the small but inviting stretches of sand nestled between the cliffs, you’ll understand why. Unlike some of Majorca’s other beach resorts, which run behind long stretches of sand, Cala d’Or is based around several small coves. They are typically […]

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Jul 29 2014 / Guide to Majorca

Why pick Majorca for your family holiday this summer?

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With the school holidays upon us, it’s definitely time to think about where you’ll be jetting off to with your youngsters (if you haven’t already decided). Should you be holding out for a last-minute deal, you’ll struggle to beat Majorca. The Balearic Island is a wonderful family holiday destination for a number of reasons, although one of its biggest […]

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Jul 28 2014 / Guide to Greece

What to expect on a holiday in Skiathos


Skiathos is in the Northern Sporades and is one of the many charming Greek islands that dot the turquoise seas of the Mediterranean. It is also known as the Emerald Isle due to the verdant pine trees that cover much of the interior. One of the best things about Skiathos is that it has many sides to it, from […]

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Jul 25 2014 / Guide to Corfu

Choose Nissaki for a wonderful beach break


Nissaki is one of Corfu’s most charming destinations. This wonderful resort in the north-east of the island is a real delight to explore and a brilliant choice if you want to spend the majority of your holiday enjoying Greece’s picture-perfect beaches. The name Nissaki translates as ‘little island’ and this gives a clue as to its past, because Nissaki […]

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Jul 24 2014 / Guide to Lanzarote

A guide to Lanzarote’s Costa Teguise

Windsurfing in Lanzarote

With the summer now well and truly here in the UK, it’s definitely time to start planning your annual getaway (if you haven’t already). If you’re still looking for the perfect destination, consider Lanzarote’s Costa Teguise, as this area has a lot going for it. Costa Teguise is situated on the island’s south-east coast and is a thriving resort […]

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Jul 24 2014 / Guide to Majorca

El Arenal: perfect for families

Family on beach

Families searching for a summer holiday escape will most likely be looking at nearby destinations where sunshine is almost guaranteed. That puts Majorca firmly on the radar for many and, if you’re considering this island for your getaway this year, look no further than the resort of El Arenal. A bit about El Arenal El Arenal is located on […]

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Jul 23 2014 / Guide to Ibiza

Top club nights coming up in Ibiza


It’s official, the Ibiza party season has well and truly landed, with all the biggest and best clubs on the island now open for business and pumping almost every night of the week. If you’ve got a break to the Balearic Island in the pipeline and want to ensure you make the most of its incredible nightlife, check out […]

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Jul 22 2014 / Guide to Turkey

Ovacik: ideal for a relaxing break

Ovacik ideal for a relaxing break

There are many great holiday spots on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast and the region is becoming increasingly popular with travellers who are looking for a new corner of the Mediterranean to explore. While there are bustling destinations in the area, there are also plenty of quiet spots too, of which Ovacik is just one. In fact, Ovacik has a lot […]

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