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Posted on 29th May 2016
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Organising your German river cruise – top spots to visit along the Elbe

Organising your German river cruise – top spots to visit along the Elbe

One of the best things about river cruises is the daily excursions. Your time on the ship, relaxing amongst like-minded travellers and taking in the night-time entertainment, is one thing. But sailing into dock at yet another new and fascinating destination brings a thrill all of its own. That’s why we’ve put together a quick […]

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Posted on 26th May 2016
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Finding friends when over 50

Finding friends when over 50

Life over 50 is full of big changes, and one of the more important ones is the shifting nature of relationships. As a person retires and their children start families of their own, it becomes natural for them to feel a little short of purpose at times. This is also a time when marriages might […]

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Posted on 25th May 2016
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Which is the best European river cruise for you?

Which is the best European river cruise for you?

What could be more special than taking a cruise down a European river to see the best that our neighbouring countries have to offer? With entertainment-packed nights followed by day after day of awe-inspiring sights and experiences, a journey down the waterways of Europe promises to be a life-changing event. Millions of people hop on […]

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Posted on 23rd May 2016
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Going solo – the many benefits of singles holidays

Going solo – the many benefits of singles holidays

This is a time of great potential in your life, when you have the time and resources to do things that you really enjoy. Taking a spontaneous holiday is something that you should definitely consider. But, have you thought about going solo for a getaway? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. Even people with the […]

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Posted on 20th May 2016
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Treasures of the Nile – luxury and legend on an Egyptian cruise

Treasures of the Nile – luxury and legend on an Egyptian cruise

Looking for a break that offers excellent weather, cultural sites and a touch of luxury that will make your friends envious? Consider a river cruise holiday along the Egyptian Nile. Packed with world-famous landmarks for arts and culture enthusiasts plus opportunities for active holidaymakers to go hiking, Nile cruises combine the opulence and relaxation of […]

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Posted on 19th May 2016
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Costa Rica: The adventure I never knew I always wanted to have, Part 1

Costa Rica: The adventure I never knew I always wanted to have, Part 1

We start our journey at just past 1am, when the taxi arrives at my front door. My friend and I are joining a group of four other ladies on an educational trip to Costa Rica, arranged by Saga Holidays. It’s a whistle-stop version of Saga’s popular Jewel of Central America tour; the idea behind the […]

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Posted on 15th May 2016
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Alsace and the Black Forest

Alsace and the Black Forest

Holiday Creator-in-training Ben tells us a little about his latest recce, a trip to Alsace and the Black Forest… Waking up and knowing that I only had a journey to Ashford, before departing to Paris on the Eurostar, helped considerably when it came to getting up on Tuesday morning. Unlike the usual early morning taxi journey […]

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Posted on 29th April 2016
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Planning ahead – holiday ideas for Greece and the Greek Islands

Planning ahead – holiday ideas for Greece and the Greek Islands

As you may or may not know, Greece and the Greek Islands cover an area so vast and varied that you have virtually unlimited options for holiday activities. Visitors enjoy everything from snowboarding on the mountains of the mainland to sunbathing on the scorching isles. While we’ll maybe leave hurtling down the slopes to the […]

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Posted on 26th April 2016
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Magnificent Malaysia

Magnificent Malaysia

New content executive, Joanne, tells us why her experience in Malaysia was simply magnificent! As I stretched out my achy legs after a thirteen hour flight, I felt the need to pinch myself, just to make sure I wasn’t dreaming. Had I really just landed in Malaysia? If someone told me six months ago that […]

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Posted on 24th April 2016
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So you think you’re getting older? Try this virtual tour…

So you think you’re getting older? Try this virtual tour…

Next time you have a birthday it’s worth remembering that when it comes to archaeology, ‘older’ is definitely better! Digging into the past reveals fascinating information about societies, their cultures and beliefs. Fortunately, you don’t have to be an archaeologist yourself to appreciate what it has to tell us. Still not convinced? Then why not […]

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