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Time at Gatwick.

Many people know that London, Heathrow airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. Last year Heathrow was the third busiest airport with over 70 million passengers. Even though, Atlanta-U.S.A and Beijing-China was the top two with only a few more million people, but London was still classified as the “gateway” into Europe. The true “gateway” into Europe for many British people is Gatwick airport. I ...

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The Scottish Borders

[caption id="attachment_7481" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Courtesy of HerryLawford"][/caption] The best way to get off the beaten track this year is to pick up a motor through economy car rentals and head off for the Scottish Borders. This region, which covers about 1800 square miles in the north of England, was fought over for centuries by the Scots and English and was often a virtual no-man’s ...

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Charming Chamonix

[caption id="attachment_7449" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Courtesy of Arnaud Bachelard"][/caption] A journey to France was not complete until I visited the awe-inspiring and gigantic Mont Blanc and experienced Chamonix holidays.  I was not disappointed, with lungs full of alpine air I took in a vista of spring-time flowers and soft sunlight.  Faraway I gazed at the lilac horizon of crooked peak ...

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Back to Nature: Get Outdoors and Go Camping in France

The countryside of France contains almost one half of the total campsites in Europe, boasting over 10,000 registered camping locations that range from primitive clearings to fully equipped caravan parks. Referred as “le camping sauvage” by the French, outdoor campsites in France are rated like hotels with classifications ranging from one star to four stars sites. France has five National Parks in the Southw ...

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Camping in Cornwall

At just about every time of the year, Cornwall finds itself awash with tourists, and it’s easy to see why. Touring Caravan Sites and campsites are becoming increasingly popular with visitors to England’s most westerly county, which is largely down to the ease of access to just about any part of Cornwall, but the quality and range of amenities on site have improved dramatically. Some of the best campsites in ...

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Best Island Breaks

One of the highlights of the year for holiday-goers everywhere is when it’s time to book package holidays abroad. This is the point when you’ve weighed up all the options, finished scouring all those online deals and reached a decision on where and when you’re going to go. Maybe you’re planning to jet off to a far-flung Caribbean island, take the kids to Florida for the holiday of a lifetime or spend a budg ...

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Greek Islands… my pick.

Over the past few weeks, I have searched up and low for the perfect mix of a relaxation and adventure destination for our honeymoon. I went from researching the Hawaiian Islands to looking up destinations such as Aruba and Barbados. But in the end I finally decided that a honeymoon with a mix of exploring and relaxing on a beach is what we’re both really looking for, and the Greek islands included all that. ...

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Canary Islands: Resorts to Relax

When you have a busy lifestyle, it’s nice to be able to completely relax and enjoy a slower pace of life when on holiday. Not everyone wants to cram a holiday itinerary with waterparks, animal parks and activities. Sometimes, it’s nice to have the time to just kick back and relax for a change. The Canary Islands are a great summer holiday destination, with Tenerife and Lanzarote holidays both being popular ...

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Busy Lifestyle? Find Great Value, Late Holiday Deals

While it’s lovely to have that annual summer holiday booked and in the diary early on, sometimes life gets in the way. When you have a busy lifestyle it can sometimes be impossible to predict which weeks you can earmark for a holiday and, as the months tick by, you find you still have nothing booked. Late holiday deals are the solution to this problem. Perfect for those who may only know their availability ...

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Spotlight On: Clubbing Holidays in Magaluf

Magaluf is one of those resorts that everyone has heard of and everyone want to go to. So what’s so special about clubbing holidays in Magaluf? For a start, there’s an abundance of good value, basic accommodation in the resort, so you won’t have to empty your bank account to afford to stay somewhere decent during your amazing clubbing holidays. The Coconut Studios is a great example of a simple hotel (with ...

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