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Top activities to do when you can't leave the house

As the UK begins to close its doors and implement stricter social distancing regimes, concerns arise on how to keep our bodies and minds active while stuck inside. We want to show you that staying at home doesn’t mean that life has to become boring.

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Working from home? Here’s how to get your travel fix straight from your sofa

With more of us working from home and practising social distancing - going on holiday can seem a faraway fantasy.  But, we’re here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be the case! Here’s how to quench your thirst for travel, despite being stuck on your sofa:

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Holiday destinations to visit this year instead of Italy

This outbreak shouldn’t be stealing every aspect of joy out of our summer holiday plans; as long as we keep up to date with the government health and travel information, travel is both plausible and feasible. Here's some alternative places to visit this year instead of Italy:

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8 literary icons who are great travel inspirations

Get some travel inspiration with us as we look back at some famous literary icons whose writings and accounts of their travels continue to inspire millions of people around the world to this day. From a millennia ago to recent blockbuster adaptations, this selection of writers...

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Tips for a stress free holiday without the kids

Half term is officially here, which typically provides the perfect respite from a busy work schedule. However, as I’m sure we’ve all experienced, half term can also make holiday havens turn into destinations to be avoided, if you are looking for a bit of peace and quiet....

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Top 5 tips for staying safe as a solo traveller

If you’re thinking about heading off on an independent trip around the world – there are some simple steps that you can take to keep safe and give you some peace of mind whilst you travel. From researching the currency of the country you’re in to choosing the best...

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Proposing on Valentine’s Day: Where in Europe should you pop the question?

Valentine’s Day is prime time to be popping bottles of champagne, but could it also be an optimal day to pop the question to your other half?  Our research shows the breakdown of prices for proposing in Paris, London, Venice, Reykjavik and Monaco this Valentine’s:

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The best vineyards to visit on Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re single and spending it with friends or coupled up and embarking on a romantic weekend, many of us like to raise a glass or two on Valentine’s Day. Why not step it up a notch this year and enjoy a glass of vino in one of the world’s most beautiful vineyards?...

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A first timer's guide to scuba diving

Strap on that scuba mask and slip on your fins, it’s time to explore an underwater world! If you’re considering learning to scuba dive, you’ve made a brilliant choice: scuba diving, while it can be pricey, is one of those sports you’ll never regret learning. But what do you...

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The best long-haul destinations to visit in 2020

When was the last time you really got away from it all? If you can spare the time, a long-haul trip doesn’t have to be that much more expensive and offers a chance to properly escape the rat race and feel truly refreshed when you return from holiday. To help you think ahead...