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It’s Official! Beach Holidays Abroad are Cheaper than Staying in The UK


Travel agent On The Beach surveyed 1,000 British families and found that UK staycations were often hundreds of pounds more expensive their mainland European counterparts. Some continental holidays were found to be as much as £2,000 cheaper: a family of … Continue reading

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Off the Beaten Track Holiday Destinations for 2019 – Pt. 2


Lille – France Lille, France’s largest Northern city has in recent years, transformed from an industrial hub to a centre for culture and commerce. Close to the Belgian border, Lille has some strong Flemish influences that can be found in … Continue reading

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Off the Beaten Track Holiday Destinations for 2019 – Pt. 1


Porto – Portugal  Portugal’s second city, located in the northwest of the country, some 195 miles north of the capital is rapidly becoming the quintessential Portuguese destination. Think seafood dinners with plenty of wine followed by strolls along cobbled streets … Continue reading

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Our Top Five Holiday Picks for Summer 2019


With summer just around the corner, we’re getting our suitcases out of the attic and stocking up on the sun cream. The office is a-buzz with talk of who’s going where this year, so we thought we’d share our excitement … Continue reading

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Where Would You Visit in the UK for the Best Cultural Experience?


With our minds usually abroad by the poolside, we’ve decided to return to our roots this week, and talk about what the UK has to offer. Ticketing platform TicketSource recently released the results of its study around the most culture-packed … Continue reading

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Summer Giveaway – Win a Hotel Chocolat Summer Desserts Sleekster


We’re back at it again, giving away wonderful prizes in yet another Insure My Villa social media competition! This time, you could win one of Hotel Chocolat’s delectable Summer Desserts Sleeksters… If you’re a chocoholic, then you will want to … Continue reading

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Best in Europe – Lonely Planet’s 2019 Rankings


Lonely Planet has released its Best in Europe list for 2019, which highlights “the essential European destinations to visit this year”. It contains a great selection of areas, some of which we’ve yet to visit and now want to more … Continue reading

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Europe Day 2019 – Reasons Why We Love Europe!


Did you know that today (9th May) is Europe Day? Whatever happens in the future for the UK, we are very proud to be part of the EU, along with the wonderful countries in this union. In order to celebrate, … Continue reading

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Best Beaches to Visit Abroad in Europe


  Looking to top up your tan and take in some beautiful sea views? We don’t blame you, the British summer is just starting to get warmed up and with it our wanderlust… Check out our five best beach suggestions:

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Our Favourite Easter Traditions Celebrated Across Europe


Happy Easter to all of our followers! We hope that those of you who took part in Lent this year were successful. Easter is another one of those holidays that is celebrated in different ways, depending on your faith and … Continue reading

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