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Ah, summer. Bring on the holidays, cheaper cocktails and (inevitably) your cheapest dance moves. Then put a smartphone in everyone’s pocket. What could possibly go wrong? In these days of instant internet infamy, it’s no longer possible to completely lose your inhibitions when you hit the clubs on holiday without a chance that the whole world will see you [...]Continue Reading »
Last summer, my sister-in-law went on her first ever package holiday. She’s the archetypal independent traveller – sophisticated, multilingual and worldly-wise – but the reality of holidaying solo with two small children made her change her ways. She chose a package because it would be easy on her budget and easy on her, saving her the hassles that can make [...]Continue Reading »
New Year’s resolutions are made to be broken, right? At least that’s how it’s played out for me. Did I hit my savings target in 2009? Learn to speak Spanish in 2010? Run the Paris Marathon in 2011? Or even just remain booze-free for all of January 2012? Who am I kidding? This, I think, is how it happens. [...]Continue Reading »
At Cosmos we’re proud to support campaigns which promote sustainable travel. This July we have been highlighting the Travel Foundation’s ‘Make Holidays Greener’ campaign. This important campaign aims to raise awareness about how travellers can help ensure their holiday has a positive effect on the local community, and protect the environment. You may have seen mention of this campaign [...]Continue Reading »
I always pack something good to read on holiday. Of course, I have a trashy page-turner that will see me through the flight and give me some cover while I snooze beside the pool. But I also like to bring a book as a personal guide. And I’m not talking about guidebooks – although they are handy. I want [...]Continue Reading »
Spring – otherwise known as limbo. That middling time of the year when the warm, fuzzy feelings of New Year’s and Valentine’s Days have long since worn off and summer feels like donkey’s years away. There’s nothing better than finding those perfect package holidays to give you something to look forward to. And one of the best things about holidays, after [...]Continue Reading »
When heading off for your much-deserved two weeks in the sun, the last thing you want is an upset tummy – even worse if you have to deal with a poorly child or spouse. Make sure you enjoy local delicacies – without losing your health – by following these simple guidelines. Seafood Fresh seafood can be one of the [...]Continue Reading »