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  • A good look inside one of the best spa hotels in the world
     

    A good look inside one of the best spa hotels in the world

    The Daily Telegraph recently published a list of the top 25 spa resorts in the world. Included in this list is the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz in Switzerland and, after a recent visit, we can wholeheartedly support its inclusion. However, the poor old DT could only provide a short paragraph […]

     
     
  • Late availability and offers posted w/c 23/3
     

    Late availability and offers posted w/c 23/3

    Ski Holidays W/C  11th April. Mountain Heaven (www.mountainheaven.co.uk  0151 625 1921) are offering selected catered chalets in a number of French resorts for just £299 per person (was £399), including shared transfer from Geneva. Resorts on offer include La Plagne, La Rosiere, La Tania, Les Arcs, Courchevel and Morzine.  Usual […]

     
     
  • Whisky, Shakespeare, Crete, escorted rail, Spain and more!

    The members of the Association of Independent Tour Operators are all specialist companies who provide unusual and stimulating holidays all over Europe (and beyond) for travellers who want to get away from the mainstream, but who still want the security of a bonded tour operator (the ‘bond’ ensures that your money […]

     
     
  • New faster rail services from London to Geneva
     

    New faster rail services from London to Geneva

    Rail travel between London and Geneva has just got noticeably quicker and quite a lot easier. Eurostar services from London and TGV Lyria will connect in Lille once a day, shortening the journey time by up to an hour when compared to the service connecting via Paris. The new service […]

     
     
  • Across Russia by Train – Time spent on the Trans-Siberian Railway

    By Matt Scott The Tran-Siberian Railway is the ultimate rail journey: the longest in the world – possibly the coldest if you go at the wrong time of year. A journey of almost mythical proportions that spans two continents while staying in a single country; without leaving your seat you […]

     
     
  • Louvre Paris
     

    A Weekend in Paris

    by Travel writer Lynne Christen There are many reasons to travel to Paris for a long weekend. Beauty: Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is a feast for the senses. History: The rich history is a feast for the mind. Food: Paris offers some […]

     
     
  • Touring the Loire Valley by Train
     

    Touring the Loire Valley by Train

    A first-hand experience of the Loire, by Patricia Gilbert, who travelled by Eurostar and TGV I was a little apprehensive about my trip. The guide books all said that the only practical way to tour the castles of France’s Loire Valley was by car. But since I consider driving in […]

     
     
  • Venice Piazza San Marco
     

    Venice by Train

    by Robert Lidster For a long time I had thought about alternative ways of joining cruise ships abroad other than flying, although I am a great fan of flying I wanted to try something, well a little more romantic. So I put together a cruise out of Venice with travel […]

     
     
  • Train to the Jungfrau – The Top of Europe
     

    Train to the Jungfrau – The Top of Europe

      Gary Phillips takes one of the world’s most stunning train journeys with Rail Europe, the Jungfraubahn train to the top of Europe – The Jungfraujoch. At over 3500 metres or 11,000 feet, its the highest building in Europe. Make sure you watch the video at the bottom of this page.   […]

     
     
 

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Panoramic views over Tenby town walls and beach

Tenby, Wales, United Kingdom
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