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Jul 21 2014 / Guide to Greece

Kos: ideal for a budget beach break

Beach in Kos

With the busy summer holiday period upon us, it can be easy to dismiss jetting off for a break in (almost) guaranteed sunshine because of the cost, but there are plenty of places around the Mediterranean where you can have an affordable getaway. Greece is a classic example, particularly thanks to its multitude of islands that offer something for […]

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Sri Lanka and the Maldives: the ultimate luxury getaway

Holiday in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Sri Lanka and the Maldives are both worthy tourist destinations in their own right – the former is fast becoming a favourite spot among travellers seeking a combination of beautiful beaches, fascinating culture and exotic wildlife, while the latter has long been a top choice for people who want luxury getaways. If you are considering jetting off to the […]

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Jul 10 2014 / Guide to Portugal

A guide to Vilamoura

Praia da Falesi

The Algarve is home to many fantastic holiday destinations and Vilamoura is one of the most sophisticated and stylish. There are many reasons to choose this as the base for your summer break – we’re going to run through some of the best. But first, we’ll take a brief look at Vilamoura’s history. Unlike some of the Algarve’s other […]

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Jul 7 2014 / Golfing Holidays

World’s top 3 golfing destinations

Top golfing destinations

Golf is a very popular pastime and, while there are plenty of courses to tee off on in the UK, it can be nice to head somewhere knowing that you’re guaranteed sunshine when you arrive at the green. We’re going to run through three of the best golfing destinations in the world to help you decide where you should […]

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Making the most of a villa holiday

Vila holidays

If you’re planning to try something different to your usual all-inclusive package this summer, a villa holiday may well be on your mind. However, if you’ve never been on this sort of trip before, you may be wondering what you can expect. The following is a brief guide to help you prepare for your villa holiday and to make […]

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Jul 4 2014 / Uncategorized

Insider’s Guide to Italy’s finest: Rome, Pompeii and Capri

River view to St Peter's

Today’s guide is by Kirsten Powley, author of the travel blog Kirst Over the World. Exploring the world started young for Kirsten, being half-Czech and cruising around the Mediterranean from an early age. Since, her desire for travel has led her to tour Iceland, study in Australia and drive through North America, along the way writing about her adventures […]

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Choose Fuerteventura for an active holiday

Fuerteventura Holidays

Fuerteventura is one of the best Canary Islands to visit if you’re looking for an active holiday this summer. This destination has a reputation for being a haven for water sports enthusiasts, and it’s not exactly short of things to do on dry land either. If you’re not sure what you can look forward to on a holiday in […]

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Jun 27 2014 / Guide to Madeira

Top tips for exploring Madeira


Madeira is one of the most charming and beautiful islands you could ever be lucky enough to visit. As you approach it by plane you can see towering, forest-clad mountains and sheer cliffs that plunge into the Atlantic Ocean. Towns cling to the steep sides of the island and small patches of farmland are positioned on impossible-looking terraces. It’s […]

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Jun 25 2014 / Guide to Greece

Ithaca: a hidden Greek getaway


Ithaca was recently named one of the top secret spots in Europe , which may make more people think about heading to this peaceful and pristine island. Often overshadowed by neighbouring Kefalonia, Ithaca has remained relatively untouched and is under many tourists’ radars. It is a wonderful place for rest and relaxation, as well as having interesting cultural and […]

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Jun 24 2014 / Guide to Gozo // Guide to Malta

Unusual seaside spots on Malta and Gozo

Azure Window

Malta and Gozo are fascinating islands to explore on a holiday this summer, with both offering plenty of sunshine, beautiful beaches and interesting historical sites. However, if you want to escape the crowds and see something a little bit different, consider paying a visit to one of the following, rather unusual, seaside spots. Dwejra Bay, Gozo Dwejra Bay in […]

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