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Being bored is not something that should happen during Cornwall holidays and if you do manage to become bored then you’re doing something wrong. I’ve got a few tips to avoid boredom whilst you’re staying in Cornwall, so without further ado we’ll jump headlong into them. The first is to get into the countryside. Find a map or...
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With Valentines Day approaching very fast many people are getting stuck trying to decide where to take their loved one this year for a short break. Many people will tell you just how wonderful and romantic the city of Bath is, especially at this time of the year. Bath has everything that you could possibly wish for during a valentine’s break, wonderful...
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The English Riviera is one of the most popular holiday spots in the UK, which is hardly surprising given that it enjoys its own warm microclimate as well as having a wealth of great family friendly attractions. The English Riviera is made up of the popular south Devon towns of Brixham, Paignton and Torquay. Each town has its own charms, attractions...
The Pretty Cornish fishing village of Port Isaac is probably one of the most well known villages in the whole of the UK, yet many may have never heard of it. The reason Port Isaac is so well known is because it has been the back drop to film and TV shows for many years. The village first came to prominence in 1975 with the popular BBC series Poldark....

Easter Airport Strikes

Posted by on January 27, 2011
Easter holiday makers may want to double check that their annual travel insurance covers flight cancellations as news emerges that more strikes could take part at airports over the Easter holiday period. Once again it looks like the public may play the part of pawns as unions battle British airways again. There has been no official dates released yet...
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Solo cruise with Royal Caribbean

Posted by on January 27, 2011
The cruise line company Royal Caribbean has just announced that it will be finally be catering for solo travellers that want to experience a cruise holiday. The company is almost about to overhaul one of its 22 ships and start work on implementing single occupancy cabins. There is speculation that the ship that will be refitted will be the Radiance...
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Weddings and Newly Weds in Cornwall

Posted by on January 26, 2011
Cornwall may be best known as a great place to take a holiday, but there are plenty of other reasons people flock to the area year after year, other than simply wanting to stay in Marazion cottages. An excellent example, especially with spring only a few months away, is the popularity of weddings in this beautiful county. With a wonderful coastline,...
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Our friends at Hotel Direct have launched a London News section on their website HotelDirect.co.uk, where they will be posting about all the latest things happening in and around London that visitors searching for London Hotels can read. To get the latest news posts sent straight to you, why not follow them on Twitter @hoteldirect
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Bath Festivals guide 2011

Posted by on January 18, 2011
Bath is renowned for hosting some of the country’s most wonderful festivals and exhibitions throughout the year. Many people each year choose to take a short Break Bath and take advantage of all of the wonderful entertainment whilst staying in one of its fabulous Bath Hotels. Here is just a glimpse of some of the events that will be taking place...

110% increase in MSC cruise bookings

Posted by on January 14, 2011
Figures just reported have shown that the cruise ship Company MSC has had its booking sales increase by over 110% on its 2011 itineraries. One of the major reasons thought for this huge increase is the start of sailings from the port of Southampton of the MSC Opera. The cruise operator MSC has stated that the crossing from Southampton to northern and...
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