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Business travel companies extend repatriation service to stranded holidaymakers

Business travel companies extend repatriation service to stranded holidaymakers

A group of business travel companies is offering to repatriate travellers stranded abroad back home to the UK – for a fee. The Focus Travel Partnership consortium normally works with corporate travellers but has extended its services to the wider public. It will charge around £60 for the service. With airports, embassies and borders closing […]

Strolling with daffs on the Tamar, south Devon

Strolling with daffs on the Tamar, south Devon

The glorious wooded valley of the river dividing Devon and Cornwall is carpeted with daffodils – the legacy of Victorian market gardeners  Worth a meander … the River Tamar is surrounded by alluring countryside and intriguing walks. Photograph: Tobi O’Neill/Ton Drone Services ‘You mustn’t miss the dock dung,” said our friend Jeremy. “But you’ll have […]

Romania, your next destination

Romania, your next destination

Romania is becoming one of the most popular travel destinations in the last couple of years. More and more tourists are attracted by its rich history, vast nature and intense nightlife. All together in just one place? Yes, that sound exactly like Romania. Although most of the visitors chose to visit Bucharest or the seaside […]

Unique relaxation experience in Mykonos, Petasos Beach resort spa

Unique relaxation experience in Mykonos, Petasos Beach resort spa

. Mykonos, Greece’s most glamorous island, shines like whitewashed paradise right in the heart of the Aegean Sea. The island was named after its first ruler and local “Mykonos” who according to the legend was the son of Apollo, the god of light. . Mykonos is a place where glamour and simplicity mix together creating […]

Sifnos and Serifos, two undiscovered island gems

Sifnos and Serifos, two undiscovered island gems

A stone’s throw away from Athens, both islands are famous for their beautiful golden beaches, picturesque landscape and traditional white villages. Just 45 minutes away from Athens lies the port of Piraeus where you can get on a ferry and arrive after 2.5 hours to the first island Serifos. Sifnos is merely another 30minutes away, […]

British Airways owner and easyJet warn of coronavirus impact

British Airways owner and easyJet warn of coronavirus impact

EasyJet and the owner of British Airways have reported significant drops in demand because of the coronavirus outbreak and announced emergency measures, including cancelling flights, changing the size of planes used on routes and freezing pay. The virus has hit ticket sales around the world, wiping tens of billions of dollars off industry revenues, with Asia and Europe […]

Relaxing moments in Theresa’s Heaven

Relaxing moments in Theresa’s Heaven

Visiting Tyrol in western Austria, and walking  into the resort , positive energy is what surrounds you with every single piece this place is made of. From the food they serve to any other activity they can suggest it can be always a challenge for a new lifetime experience. Not only the place itself, but […]

Rulantica, Europa-Park’s new indoor water world

Rulantica, Europa-Park’s new indoor water world

I’m ushered into what looks like an upright glass coffin, told to fold my hands across my chest in the classic corpse position – and then push a green button. I’m wondering exactly what I’ve got myself into when the trapdoor falls open and I plummet into a tube of fast-flowing water. It’s up my […]

Journeys from your sofa: 10 great travel book gifts for Christmas

Journeys from your sofa: 10 great travel book gifts for Christmas

Elsewhere, by Rosita Boland Doubleday Ireland, £8.99 It’s not entirely a travelogue nor is it a memoir. Rather, it’s the point where the two intersect, and that for me is the essence of enlightening travel. How exactly does meeting new people and seeing new places affect you, change your attitudes and increase your self-knowledge? Sometimes it’s […]

A local’s guide to Cork, Ireland: top 10 tips

A local’s guide to Cork, Ireland: top 10 tips

Best of the black stuff There’s a pub on George’s Quay called Callanan’s. It’s one of my favourite places to take someone who’s from out of town to have a pint of Beamish and watch the old men playing rings in the back room. I’ve taken Steve Reich there, and Aidan Gillen and Camille O’Sullivan. We […]

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