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Tuesday Tips: Tipping

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Attention, savvy travellers: Always learn about the tipping customs of your destination before stepping off the plane. Our team has travelled far and wide and has faced many an awkward tipping moment along the way. The good news: they’re sharing everything they know. So, here are some of our most useful tipping tips, by country, that will help you […]

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Falling in Love All Over Again in Morocco

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As a couple who travels the globe side-by-side in a rusty old camper, getting married on average every ten days, we are no strangers to romance. Our adventure has taken us to some of the most romantic places in the Western world (so far), from Italy to Argentina, South Africa to Bora Bora, Brazil to Hawaii, but one of […]

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The Top 10 Most Romantic Travel Experiences

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Looking to add a little excitement to your love life, or surprise your partner with a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day? For a little inspiration, here’s a list of 10 of the most loved romantic travel experiences from all over the world! 1. A trip to Juliet’s balcony in Verona Despite it’s tragic ending, Romeo and Juliet is irrefutably […]

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The Top Destinations for Adventure Lovers

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Who says that you can’t mix romance with a little bit of adventure? As ‘A Couple Travelers,’ Vicky and I have been travelling the world for over a year and a half, and we’ve spent multiple Valentine’s days abroad. Sometimes, we just can’t get a gourmet dinner or candy hearts. So, we have to settle for a bit of […]

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Feb 4 2014 / Africa // Destinations

10 reasons why Morocco is the perfect destination

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If you’re used to holidaying in Europe and aren’t really sure where to go next why not try one of our new destinations? From May we will have regular flights to Morocco and Tunisia. Not sure what a trip to Agadir on Morocco’s coast can offer you, fear not, because we’ve put together a list of ten great reasons […]

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Jan 10 2014 / Destinations

Spending costs drop at popular Monarch holiday spots

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Great news, sunshine lovers – your spending money will go further than ever if you holiday in Algarve, Portugal this year.  The popular Monarch destination has been named best value destination to visit in Europe, according to the Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer report published by Post Office this week. The Post Office barometer monitors the price of eight tourist items in over 40 destinations […]

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Nov 25 2013 / Destinations

Ancient myths and natural marvels: Photographer James Grant explores Cyprus

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Steeped in legend and natural wonder, there’s much more to Cyprus than just another sun-soaked beach holiday. We recently sent the photographer James Grant to the Mediterranean island to capture the beauty of the holiday destination’s most renowned spots. James sent us some truly spectacular images that have inspired us to share some tips on how to best explore […]

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The City Breaks Hub – everything you need to know about Europe’s best cities

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With a bit of everything, from culture, to cuisine, to shopping, to sightseeing, to relaxation, there’s no better way to make use of some time off than a city break. But where should you go and how should you plan what to do? Visit our new city breaks hub at The Express for expert advice, and use our interactive […]

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Aug 22 2013 / Competitions // Destinations

Choose your favourite citybreak & win Samsonite luggage & Monarch flights!

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Would you love a city break? Enter the draw to win a set of Samsonite luggage PLUS return flights to a city break destination each for two people! HURRY ENDS MIDNIGHT MONDAY 27 AUGUST! Click here to enter on Facebook! To enter the competition, all you have to do is choose your favourite from one of our popular cheap city break […]

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Four of the best low cost holiday destinations

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When you’re looking for a truly affordable holiday, booking a cheap flight is just the beginning. Add in accommodation and food – plus all the little things that make a good holiday great – and your budget could soon be bigger than you bargained for. Package deals are one solution. But even if you go down the all-inclusive route, […]

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