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Sunshine Holidays are Good for Your Health

We all know holidays are good for us, but sometimes it’s good to hear that the experts give us some scientific reasons why! As well as giving us chance to unwind and spend some quality time with loved ones, holidays in the sun provide us with a boost in levels of vitamin D, which gives [...]

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Abta: Greece Still a Great Holiday Option

The Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) has reassured travellers considering Greece as a holiday option that the country is still a great place to visit, despite the recent protests around Athens and the ongoing financial problems there. Sean Tipton, an Abta spokesman, pointed out that the unrest in Greece has been limited to the [...]

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Menorca: An Unspoiled Paradise

Guest post this week from some friends of ours living in Menorca! They give us ten reasons why visitors just keep coming back.

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Heathrow Passengers Share 1200 Kisses a Day

Heathrow airport has taken advantage of the romantic mood surrounding Valentine’s Day by reporting that passengers at its terminals share more than 1200 kisses day – that’s one every 49 seconds!

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Twitter Travel Hero Paul Steele: 150K (Real!) Tweets Later

Any of you acquainted with Twitter in any way will probably have heard of the ‘Bald Hiker’ Paul Steele…

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Go Wet and Wild in Thailand for Songkran

Travelers and adventurers headed to Thailand during 10-15 April will have the unique of the Buddhist New Year festival of Songkran Festival to look forward to.

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GREAT Britain Campaign Targets International Visitors

The UK is about to launch its biggest international promotional campaign ever next week, with the unveiling of a New York subway train decked out in the colours of the Union Jack.

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NatGeo Top 10 Ski Resorts in 20 Snow Photos

  With the ski season in full swing and snow dusting the world’s mountain ranges, there’s an incredible array of impressive snow-capped vistas to be seen.

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Brits Vote Maldives as Dream Destination

The Maldives has again been voted the most-desirable holiday destination for Brits in the annual poll conducted by tour operator Kuoni.

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Abu Dhabi Announces Louvre and Guggenheim Opening Dates

Abu Dhabi has announced the opening dates  of a number of new cultural attractions, including the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum of modern art and the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum exhibiting more historical artworks.

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New York Hotels Report Bumper Year in 2011

New York proved a popular destination for hotel breaks in 2011, with the city reporting a record number of hotel room nights sold during the year.

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The Most Brilliantly Bizarre Bits of Celebrity Big Brother

With over a decade of Big Brother footage, it can seem like we’ve seen every crazy shenanigan under the sun. However, if you take the highly charged atmosphere of the Big Brother house and fill it with celebrities, many of whom are eccentrics to start with, then there’s always something new and shocking to see.

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Brits Seek Holiday Escape from Olympics

12 per cent of Brits are intending to escape the Olympics in 2012 by heading off on a holiday abroad, according to new research.

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Mexico Historic Sites Aiming for Visitor Boost

Mexico is a destination with a wealth of historical attractions, and the country is hoping a new campaign will increase the profile of its national treasures.

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1m Brits Chose Egypt holidays in 2011

More than a million British holidaymakers headed to Egypt for their holidays in 2011, despite the political protests taking place in the country.

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Atlantis Space Shuttle Display Underway in Orlando

The ground-breaking ceremony for the new visitor centre set to house the retired space shuttle Atlantis has taken place at the Kennedy Space Centre in Orlando, Florida.

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