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  • August Update

    A quick apology that we’ve been a bit quiet of late. Sometimes we have to travel and August has been busy. Due to the staggering length of time it took HM Passport Office to renew my Passport (seven weeks when it should have been an absolute maximum of three weeks) we […]

  • Standards reaching for the stars in catered ski chalets

    Standards reaching for the stars in catered ski chalets

    It wasn’t so long ago that staying in a catered chalet for your ski holiday promised a lot more than it delivered. Endless ‘spag bols’ (thrown together as the chalet chef/host tried to recover from exuberent apres ski the night before) was washed down with cheap wines, thoughtfully decanted from […]

  • Beach Brittany

    New free travel App launched.

    Visitors to the French region of Brittany can now download a free app that will provide a comprehensive guide to the must see sites and attractions within this popular family destination. Currently only available for Apple devices, the app has been launched by a prominent travel trade association, ABTOF (The […]

  • Families able to beat peak season price hikes-and school fines

    Families able to beat peak season price hikes-and school fines

    A UK tour operator is offering families a discount on the opening weeks of the traditionally more expensive summer peak season.  Matthews Holidays, an ABTA bonded tour operator with some 40 years experience, is promoting what they term their “School Holidays Kick Off Week” where early bookers can get an […]

  • Carlina Belle Plagne Residence

    Luxury In La Plagne – New Residence Opens In Belle Plagne

    The Carlina Residence comprises five swish, contemporary ski-in, ski-out boltholes each accommodating up to ten guests in four or five bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Furnishings in neutral, calming tones, flat-screen TVs, well-equipped kitchenettes, ski lockers with boot driers, a private sauna and free WiFi enhance any stay, and the panoramic […]

  • Le Saint-James, Bordeaux

    Free Cooking Lesson at Le Saint-James, Bordeaux

    Gastronomic hotel Le Saint-James is located in the village of Bouliac just 15 minutes from the centre of Bordeaux. The hotel is offering a free cooking lesson in their onsite cookery school, “Côté Cours” or free wine tasting classes for corporate groups of 6 people or more, taken between 23rd […]

  • Santa Marina Resort And Villas In Mykonos

    Santa Marina Resort And Villas In Mykonos

    The completely refurbished Santa Marina Resort and Villas will open to guests once more in May 2014, sporting new world-class aesthetics within their restaurants, communal areas, private beach area and 75 of their guest rooms and suites. Renowned interior designer Silvina Krontira, a guest of the Santa Marina since her […]




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