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Oct 9 2014 / Destinations

Monarch’s destination insider tips guide

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Not sure which destination to choose this summer? Or perhaps you’ve already decided but have no idea what to see? Well, we can help you out. Introducing the new Monarch Destination Tips – an interactive map that’s packed with insider secrets on where to go, what to do and where to stay. We’ve gone straight to the experts – […]

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Tuesday Tips: Faro

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A popular choice amongst holidaymakers of all ages, Faro is the perfect destination to explore the very best of the incredible Algarve coast. Nestled in the very southern tip of Portugal, Faro not only has great beaches and a pumping nightlife, but it’s also ideally located for some unforgettable day trips. We asked our two experts at Monarch, Dominic […]

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Jun 27 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Friday Photos: The Best of Venice

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If you’re looking to book a break in a place that fuses style with plenty to see and do, then the prime choice is Venice. It’s really got it all: from world-famous cuisine and fantastic shopping to incredible architecture and fascinating museums. Here are our top 11 reasons (we couldn’t stop at 10) why Venice is the pick of the […]

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Jun 24 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Tuesday Tips: Lanzarote

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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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Jun 20 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Friday Photos: Best Sunsets – The Longest Day of the Year

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Nothing is better after a day of fun on your holidays than watching the sky turn a kaleidoscope of colours as the sun slips out of view. Is there a surer sign that you’re unwinding than sitting and watching the sun go down? But smart travellers know that some places offer more spectacular sunset surroundings than others. Just in […]

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Jun 12 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Summer 2014: The Summer of Sports

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There’s an exciting summer of sport ahead with the football kicking off today (and yes, we did intend that pun) and a host of other events taking place throughout the summer. From the Monaco Grand Prix to the Kings Cup Regatta in Mallorca, this year’s sporting calendar is packed full of exciting events. But why leave it to the professionals […]

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Jun 10 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Tuesday Tips: Travelling with Kids, Ages 2-6

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We all love family holidays but flying with younger children can sometimes be a bit challenging. To help you all make the most of your trip, we’ve asked our dedicated followers on Facebook and Twitter, as well as some of our Monarch experts, for their personal tips on how to travel with the young ones, ages 2-6. Here are […]

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Tuesday Tips: Naples, Italy

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Naples is one of the most historic cities in the world, dating back to the second millennium BC. It is often considered an open-air museum, with so many ancient monuments scattered throughout the area. As the largest city in Southern Italy, Naples offers much to keep you occupied, including the Royal Palace, Napoli Sotterranea, and Teatro San Carlo. Even beyond […]

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Tuesday Tips: When to Go Off-Season

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Travelling to a destination in the off-season can help you avoid the crowds and make the most of your trip. Skip the endless queues and head straight to the front of the line with an off-peak trip to one of these destinations: Spring There is plenty of happening in Barcelona during the spring, which you might not know about. […]

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V-E Day: Where to Learn about World War II

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On the 8th May we commemorate V-E Day and honour those lost in the Second World War. While it’s a sombre date, it’s important to remember Europe’s history, both the triumphs and the losses, and, for many, exploring this part of their heritage is fascinating. If you want to delve deeper into the history of a war that shaped […]

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