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Jul 21 2014 / Destinations

Top 6 destinations to add to your summer holiday list

Lanzarote

Now that summer 15 flights are on sale, whether you fancy soaking up the sun on a beach in the Mediterranean, exploring an historic city or discovering somewhere exotic, there are plenty of destinations to choose from!

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Jun 24 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Tuesday Tips: Lanzarote

Lanzarote camels small tues tips lanzarote

Lanzarote is quickly gaining traction as the newest eco holiday frontier. With UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status, this lesser-known Canary Island offers stretches of national park, rugged coastlines, hidden beaches, and dramatic volcanic rock caverns and formations. From smouldering Fire Mountain to the cool Cueva de Los Verdes caves, disconnect from your bustling day-to-day life and connect with nature at its most powerful. Monarch’s […]

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Feb 4 2014 / Destinations

10 reasons why Morocco is the perfect destination

Sunshine in Morocco

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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The best wild swims abroad

Wild swims

Wild swimming in natural lakes, rivers and beaches has always held a kind of free-spirited appeal. Just think  of diving into a clear blue lagoon – bliss! Ever since the comedian David Walliams swam 140 miles of the Thames for Sport Relief, interest in wild swimming has rocketed in the UK. So much so that a new by-law has […]

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You’ll Take the High Road and I’ll Take the Low Road – Beaches Vs. Mountains

Troodos Mountains

We’re all living for our next holiday – at least we can agree on that. But while you may dream of swaying palms and white sands, I’ll be humming something from the Sound of Music. Shall we go our separate ways or can a destination offer the best of both worlds? Let us know what you think, but for […]

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Majorca vs Menorca

Monarch Majorca Palma Cathedral

After an afternoon in the sun and a pina colada or two, it’s easy enough to confuse the two biggest of Spain’s Balearic Islands. Majorca and Menorca sit side by side in the western Mediterranean Sea, and each gives an equally warm welcome to Britain’s sunseekers. Majorca is the bigger island by far, but Menorca matches it in sizzling […]

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