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  • Christmas in the Lake District, UK

    Some would argue that the Lake District boasts some of the most picturesque settings, with the acres of mountains making the Lakes one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK. These mountains also help make the region one of the most pleasant pl…

  • Valentine's Day

    When it comes to Valentine's Day, if the idea of another year of Valentines flowers, cards and chocolates doesn't quite cover what you would like to say, it is time to do something really special; go on a Valentine's Day holiday with just the two of you. T…

  • City Breaks

    What are your favourite memories of New Year? (And if your answer is “What memories?”, you’ve been making the most of New Year it would appear.) To many people, New Year is the amusing, teaway cousin of Christmas: while the latter involves familial obligat…

  • School Holidays

    Need to know when to organise your holidays this year? There are many opportunities to take your child out of school and spend a family holiday together. Have a look at our table below to find when school holidays are taken place in 2014 and 2015.

  • Oktoberfest

    Beer lovers, rejoice! That most celebrated of festivals dedicated to your favourite alcoholic beverage is just around the corner - a veritable carnival of all things ale, lager and Bavaria. There are hundreds of similar events across the globe each year, b…

  • New Year's Eve Caribbean

    A New Year's Eve break in the Caribbean – besides being a fantastic opportunity to stock up on vitamin D, and maybe flush a little colour into sun-starved British skin (not too much now; don't forget the sunscreen!) – is an excellent way to start off the N…

  • Romantic Christmas Breaks

    There’s something undeniably charming about winter. Even with the commercialism and consumer stampedes that inevitably make the high street during this time a, shall we say, bit of a chore. Because when all’s said and done, the run in to Christmas is a per…

  • Celebrate the Midsummer Eve with style
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    The Midsummer Eve celebrations have been occurring since pre-Christian times. There is always a certain magic to Midsummer festivals, from the Midsummer Carnivals of Ireland to the revelries of the Finnish Midsummer, from the bonfires of French celebration…

  • Cheap Christmas Breaks

    Christmas is the most expensive time of the year for most of us; we’ve got a whole range of family and friends to buy gifts for, a fridge and cupboards to fill and a huge amount of chaos as we try to remember Christmas cards, work parties and all the other…

  • Barcelona

    When New Year’s Eve rolls around, few places are better suited to celebration than one of Spain’s most exciting cities, Barcelona. A thriving, bustling metropolis brimming with some of the world’s finest art, architecture and attractions, where could be be…